Area Breaking News

Percussion Director Named Interim Band Director

  Percussion Director Gavin McAdams is the Clinton Public School District’s interim band director. McAdams replaces Kevin Welborn, who announced this summer he’s accepted a position at the University of Alabama. “We were sad to see Mr. Welborn go, but Mr. McAdams brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role and he’s highly…

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AMR Paramedics Urge Safety with Fireworks

July 4 fireworks can be fun and beautiful, but they are always dangerous.  Fireworks are explosives, not toys.  Fireworks send thousands of people to the hospital each year and cause millions of dollars in fire losses. Paramedics at American Medical Response urge caution with fireworks to prevent disfiguring burns, loss of eyes and fingers and…

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CPSD earns national PR award for 2018 Bond Campaign

Voters in September passed a $25 million school bond by an overwhelming 95% approval. This summer, the Clinton Public School District will receive a national award for the success of this campaign. CPSD is the only Mississippi school district to receive a 2019 Golden Achievement award from the National School PR Association. “We were humbled…

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Former Eagles on Top of the Track and Field World

Former Eagle stars’ Jeff Henderson and Kenyattia Hackworth are leaving their imprint on the Track and Field World. Jeff Henderson currently sits atop of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World rankings in the men’s long jump. Henderson, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Hall of Famer and 2016 Olympic Champion, made a…

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Unveiling of Walk of Honorees Plaques

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10:00 A.M., the City of Clinton will honor Clintonians who have been recognized for achievements of excellence in their field at the local, state, or national level.  Many of the honorees have received prestigious awards. These fourteen individuals either grew up in Clinton or spent time in Clinton during…

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State Board Selects Student Representatives to Join Board — Shelby Dean Selected!

 The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) has selected junior Omar Jamil of Hernando and senior Shelby Dean of Clinton for its student representative program, which will begin in July. Student representatives will be non-voting members but will provide input on policy decisions that affect Mississippi public schools. The students were selected through a competitive…

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Depot offers summer camp for youngsters

The Olde Towne Depot is going “Off the Rails” again this July for summer camp. Targeted at students that have just completed second, their and fourth, organizers say Off the Rails will take students on a wild ride around the world learning about transportation, history and other cultures. Students will participate in group challenges, complete…

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Mississippi Optometric Association to provide eye exams at no cost for students who did not pass third grade reading assessment

For the fifth year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision Foundation (MVF) will provide eye exams at no-cost to third graders who did not pass the state reading assessment test and do not have insurance. The exams are offered through July 31.   This year, with higher standards implemented by the Mississippi…

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