Area Breaking News

Annual Memorial Day Observance in Hinds County

All Citizens Urged to Honor Veterans   On Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., Hinds County will hold a Memorial Day Service, honoring military heroes of Hinds County who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The program will be held on the front lawn of the Hinds County Courthouse located at 407 East…

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CHS celebrates class of 2019

Members of the class of 2019 are leaving Clinton High School with nearly $6 million in scholarships to colleges and universities across the country. This year’s class has 360 graduates, with 155 students accepting $5.9 million in scholarships to 35 colleges and universities throughout the nation. Ninety students are graduating with honors — 26% of…

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Scoring Barrage Sends Brilla Past TX United

After securing an opening night 2-0 victory over TX United on Thursday, Mississippi Brilla FC and the visitors from Dallas tangled up again on Saturday evening in Clinton. The home team scored early and often on it’s way to a 7-1 drubbing and a perfect 2-0 record to start the season. Only 2 minutes into…

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CHS, CJHS hire new assistant principals

This fall there will be new assistant principals at Clinton High School and Clinton Junior High. Cody Zumbro will be an assistant principal at Clinton Junior High. Zumbro is a former teacher and coach at Clinton High School, a former teacher at Clinton Junior High and is currently the interim principal at Ridgeland High School.…

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BRILLA FC OPENS SEASON WITH WIN OVER TEXAS UNITED

Mississippi Brilla FC (1-0-0) kicked off the 2019 season in front of a large opening day crowd, defeating Texas United 2-0. Starting the match off with several strong surges towards the Texas United goal, Brilla FC was unable to take advantage of two early corner kick opportunities. However, a strong effort by the Brilla defense…

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Rail Crossing Closures Scheduled for Clinton

Motorists in Clinton should be aware of railroad crossing closures planned by Kansas City Southern from May 8 – 12. Construction crews for KCS will be working to replace the crossings and replacing cross ties throughout the length of track as the rail line traverses the City of Clinton. Daily construction work will begin as…

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MDOT says plan for hurricane season today

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) joins the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and other state agencies in recognizing the week of May 6 as Hurricane Preparedness Week. Gov. Phil Bryant issued the declaration, and MDOT wants residents to prepare today for hurricane season. “Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November, but…

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Band students receive over $160K in scholarships

Out of 34 senior band students at Clinton High School, 24 have chosen to continue marching and performing in collegiate bands, resulting in a scholarship pool of over $160,000. Director of Bands, Kevin Welborn is not surprised at the seniors’ success. “These students have definitely put in the work for it,” he said. To qualify…

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