BBQ on the Boulevard opens applications for grilling teams

Main Street Clinton is now accepting applications teams who wish to compete in this year’s BBW on the Boulevard. Churches, organizations and businesses are encouraged to participate. In addition, a youth division is being added this year. The 3rd Annual BBQ on the Boulevard is scheduled for October 13. Clintonians are encouraged to fire up…

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CPSD registration is a three-step process

Registration for the 2018-19 Clinton Public School District school year is a three-step process for parents.   Step 1 – Online Registration RETURNING STUDENTS: The PowerSchool parent portal is open this summer so that parents can complete this process. To begin, parents should log into their PowerSchool account at https://powerschool.clintonpublicschools.com/public/ and click the link on…

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Library closed, lease agreement and repairs needed before reopening

special to The Clinton Courier Patrons of Clinton’s Quisenberry Library, a 25,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that opened in May of 2010, may have notcied the facility has had restroom closures over the past several months. As of Friday, July 13, patrons may also have noticed that the facility has been closed. “Over the past few months,…

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Brilla Earns Season Ending Victory Over Peachtree City

Mississippi Brilla FC narrowly missed out on a playoff spot, but put an exclamation point on the season with a 2-1 victory over Peachtree City MOBA on Sunday night in Clinton. After learning their postseason fate following some unfavorable results in other games on Saturday night, Brilla capped off an 8-2-4 season with a win in front of their…

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Brilla Closes Out Regular Season This Friday and Sunday

Don’t’ miss your last chance to see Brilla in 2018! Brilla closes out our PDL regular season this weekend at home with matches on Friday and Sunday nights. On Friday night, admission for a whole family is only $5. Both games are at Arrow Field at Clinton High School and will kick off at 7:00 PM.

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Resurrecting Old Insurance Model May Limit Who Gets Covered and How Well

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief from increasingly expensive Obamacare policies sold in the so-called individual market.  That’s the place where people who don’t have employer or government-sponsored insurance turn when they need coverage. It’s no…

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Brilla and Tormenta End Scoreless

Fresh off their division clinching victory in Birmingham on Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC came to Mississippi on Saturdayhoping to maintain their hot streak and stay unbeaten. Following a three hour weather delay, the visitors were able to continue their undefeated season with a scoreless draw. The tie moves Tormenta FC to 10-0-2, while Brilla moves to…

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Playoff Push Begins Saturday at Home for Brilla

With only three games remaining in the Premier Development League season, Mississippi Brilla FC still has its focus on the 2018 postseason. However, earning a spot in the playoffs will not be an easy task over the last week of the season. The push for the playoffs will begin at home on Saturday, July 7 at…

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Defining Conservatism in Mississippi

Conservatism is a word I’ve heard a lot since moving here to take the position as CEO of Mississippi’s conservative think tank, the Mississippi Center for Public Policy. It seems almost everyone considers himself a conservative. I’m discovering the word has lost some of its meaning, though. It has become interchangeable with the GOP or…

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