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CHS senior awarded Miss. State Presidential Scholarship

CHS senior Ann Olivia Radicioni was awarded a Presidential Endowed Scholarship at Mississippi State University. The Presidential Endowed Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship awarded to undergraduates at MSU. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, books, room and board, research and study abroad expenses for four years of undergraduate study

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Senior Spirit Week Planned for Week of April 13-17

The Clinton High School class of 2020 is invited to participate in a Virtual Spirit Week. Help us show love and support to our seniors during our virtual spirit week. Use the hashtag #ArrowSenior when posting your pictures. The community is asked to share in the spirit of the week as well. Click on the…

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Recruiting Mississippi College Students Via Online Formats

  Sierra Lee likes staying connected to Mississippi College people through online formats this Spring. An incoming freshman from Tennessee, Sierra keeps in contact with admissions staffers and future classmates in the midst of the COVID-19 health emergency. While her Spring semester at Gibson County High in Dyer, Tennessee is happening only through online classes, life…

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UMMC builds ventilators for COVID-19 pandemic response

The COVID-19 pandemic has left hospitals in short supply of personal protective equipment and medical supplies. As patients develop severe respiratory symptoms, there is another concern: if hospitals will have enough ventilators to support them all. Dr. Charles Robertson, assistant professor of anesthesiology, has built ventilators to use at the Medical Center in case of…

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President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration from the federal government has been approved. The declaration makes available additional federal assets and resources to aid Mississippi’s COVID-19 response. Governor Reeves sent a letter to President Trump on April 1 requesting the disaster declaration. “I’m truly grateful for President Trump approving Mississippi’s request…

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MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULED WEDNESDAY AT TRACEWAY PARK IN CLINTON

One-day mobile collections for COVID-19 testing specimens are continuing statewide this week, including drive-through testing Wednesday at Traceway Park in Clinton. Leading operations are the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi State Department of Health, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Mississippi National Guard. The one-day, appointment-only collection, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Traceway Park on Soccer…

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2020 Census: An Opportunity to Move Mississippi Forward

2020 Census: An Opportunity to Move Mississippi Forward Monday, March 30, 2020 With so much uncertainty surrounding our country, one constant is the need for adequate federal funding and representation in Washington, D.C. Our founding fathers knew the importance of accurate representation in congress and implemented the census as a way to proportionally distribute federal…

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Elizabeth Mitchell Celebrates her 100th Birthday

Family and friends gathered on Sunday, March 15th to celebrate the 100th birthday of Elizabeth Roberson Mitchell of Clinton.  Mrs. Mitchell was born in Society Hill, MS. She was married to the love of her life, the late Frank Mitchell, for 54 years before his death in 1994. Mrs. Mitchell retired after many years of…

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Merit Health Medical Group now offering telehealth visits

Merit Health Medical Group has made it possible to see their doctors using a smartphone, tablet or computer. Telehealth or virtual visits allow you to talk with a provider just as you would in the doctor’s office, but without leaving the comfort of home. Appointments are available for new and existing patients.   “Continuity of…

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Mississippi Banks ready to assist with CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program Loans

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease continues to impact communities across the country, Mississippi banks are working around the clock to assist borrowers, including through the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Late yesterday evening, the U.S. Treasury Department and Small Business Administration issued further guidance for the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection…

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