Hinds Softball Sweeps East Central

The Hinds Lady Eagles softball team got back over .500 with 2 wins over in-state rival East Central Community College putting them at 7-5 on the season. Game 1: Game one was controlled by pitcher Sydney Davis (Clinton) as she tossed a complete game with one earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 4 batters. The…

Read More

Eastside PTO adds committee to support Clinton Alternative School

Clinton Alternative School has a small enrollment and a dozen faculty and staff. It does not have any booster clubs or a Parent Teacher Organization. “Many families rely on the services we offer at Clinton Alterative School, and these teachers and staff are very dedicated, hard-working people,” said Dr. Tim Martin, superintendent. “For many years,…

Read More

Sixth-grade students plan anti-texting and driving campaign

Sixth-grade gifted students were so moved by a recent unit on law and forensics that they are starting an awareness campaign on the dangers of texting and driving. “They have designed and created posters, flyers, bookmarks, pledge cards, T-shirts, a bulletin board, and many other things,” said Lovett ACCENT teacher Ellen Brunson. The campaign will…

Read More

Speaker’s Commission on Public Policy to Co-Sponsor: Amber Alert Training Seminar

Monday, February 25, 2019, the Speaker’s Commission on Public Policy, in conjunction with the Center for Violence Prevention, will co-host a three-day Amber Alert Training at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer Training Academy (MLEOTA) in Pearl. The event is expected to bring in 75 investigators from state, local and federal law enforcement agencies around the…

Read More

No. 20 Ranked Hinds Tennis crushes Jones 8-1

The No. 20 ranked Hinds Community College men’s tennis team heftily defeated Jones College 8-1 on the tennis courts of Mississippi College yesterday afternoon (Feb. 20). No. 15 Carlos Trujillo and Mateo Garcia got the Eagles on the board with an 8-2 victory on court #1 doubles. Eric Holmes and Drew Rexrode then earned their first regional doubles victory with an 8-3 win…

Read More

Why You Should Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

  In suburban real estate markets, such as here in Clinton, buyers and brokers only have time for a quick look at prospective properties. Therefore, most of the negotiations happen right there and then, by the curb. What the property looks like from the outside is going to determine how neighbors and outsiders think of…

Read More

Maybe the U.S. Is Finally Serious About Lowering Drug Prices

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service   David Mitchell is a man with a mission.  He is determined to stitch together a movement that will finally smash the power of the pharmaceutical industry and bring pocketbook relief to millions of Americans who need expensive drugs. Mitchell, a 68-year-old former Washington, D.C.,…

Read More