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Clinton Track & Field Head Coach Johnathan Perkins Named Finalist in National Coach of the Year Race

Clinton Track & Field Coach Johnathan Perkins was named as one of eight finalists for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year. (Photo/Robert Chapman) Top honors and awards are nothing new for Clinton High School’s Johnathan Perkins. His hard work and dedication has paid off, guiding his Lady Arrows track and…

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Gov. Phil Bryant Delivers State of the Address

STATE OF THE STATE 2019 Thank you Mr. Lieutenant Governor. As always I appreciate your introduction, but more importantly, I am thankful for your support and friendship over these last seven years. Governor, you and Speaker Gunn have and continue to be exceptional leaders. I can only hope history will properly record your collective achievements…

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Four Former Eagles in the NFL Playoffs

  Four Former Eagles in the NFL Playoffs 1/7/2019 | Football RAYMOND – Four former Hinds Community College gridiron standouts including Charvarius Ward (McComb), KhaDarel Hodge (D’Lo), Derek Newton (Utica), and Javon Wims (Miami, FL.) are currently rostered with teams competing in the National Football League (NFL) Playoffs. Charvarius Ward played two seasons at cornerback…

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Mississippi Brilla FC Begins Coaching Search

Mississippi Brilla FC recently announced that Head Coach Mark McKeever will not be returning for the 2019 USL League Two (formerly PDL) season. The club has begun its search for a new head coach. “Coach Mark McKeever did an outstanding job during his four year tenure with our club,” said Executive Director Rusty Bryant. “We…

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Clintonians encouraged to join Friends of Library

Friends of the Clinton-Quisenberry Library represents a dedicated service group supporting the library. The history of the Friends group reflects a forty-lus-year rich heritage of support from men and women who believed strongly in the importance of the library – the people’s university. As they welcome 2019, members will continue to coordinate the book sales…

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New Year at Mississippi College brings special events

The Sclater Chamber Music series concert, expansion of the Dyslexia Center, Career Day, and the Spring Scholarship Dinner are among Mississippi College’s notable events in the new year. From the start of spring semester classes on January 14 through graduation day in May, the MC family will experience another busy new year. It’s never too…

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Clinton Chamber welcomes 2019 with year full of events

by Clinton Chamber of Commerce Executive Direct T.J. McSparrin   The Clinton Chamber begins 2019 focused on the mission to serve, protect and promote its members and the city of Clinton. Committed to providing events that encourage synergy among businesses, the Clinton Chamber’s goal is provide networking and civic engagement opportunities to further enhance community…

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Improving lives one program at a time in 2019

by Chandra Fontenot Broomfield, Therapeutic Recreation Director The mission of the City’s Department of Therapeutic is to provide quality recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals ages 50+ as well as those with physical and/or cognitive impairments ages 6+. In the coming year, the department hopes to integrate the two populations served by developing more inclusive…

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