Fry Your Turkey Safely, Advise AMR Medics

Thanksgiving is a holiday people might not associate with building fires or burn injuries, apart from minor burns from wrestling a turkey out of the oven.  But deep-frying turkeys markedly increases burn injury and fire hazards, sometimes with disastrous consequences.   AMR paramedics advise these steps from the Burn Institute (www.burninstitute.org) to help prevent serious…

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Junior high kids to put ‘design’ in Clinton skies

A new display of Arrow pride will soon grace the water tower near Clinton Junior High School, and it was Clinton Jr. High students who determined its design.   Every twenty years, a law requires maintenance on each Clinton water tank. This year, students participated in electronic voting on their school-issued iPads to determine what…

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Angel Tree project needs assistance

  The Junior Auxiliary of Clinton has begun their annual Angel Tree project, which benefits children within the Clinton Public School District. The service organization partners with the Clinton Community Christian Corporation (4C’s) to identify families in need who are currently facing challenges and may need assistance in making Christmas memories for their children.  …

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Statewide Adoption Celebration to be held Saturday in Ridgeland

Hundreds of Mississippi children recently adopted by their “forever families” will gather with their new parents and siblings on Saturday, November 10, at a Statewide Adoption Celebration hosted by the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services.   The annual event, which highlights Mississippi’s successes in connecting eligible foster children to adoptive families, will be held…

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Sumner Hill counselor is MS School Counselor of the Year

Sumner Hill Junior High School counselor Heather Norton is Mississippi’s School Counselor of the Year. She received the award in October during the Mississippi Association of School Administrators conference and awards luncheon. The award is given through the Mississippi Counseling Association. Norton is the counselor for Clinton’s ninth-grade school, and in this role she plans…

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