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Brick Street Quartet Shines at Concert

Mississippi College professors are blessed with vast musical talents. The Blue & Gold family and folks across metro Jackson community are invited to catch some of the best jazz artists in Central Mississippi on September 20. All of the performers have strong MC connections. The place to be for the show is the Clinton Visitor’s…

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CPSD maintains strong ‘A’ rating as a district

Not only is the Clinton Public School District an A-rated district, this year it moved from the fifth- to third-highest achieving school district in Mississippi. “Our students and teachers continue to meet or exceed the high expectations placed on them,” said Dr. Tim Martin, superintendent of schools. “We’re grateful for all their hard work to…

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CHS students serve as interns with Clinton Police Department

Clinton High School students Karam Kaur, Hardin Copeland and Priyanka Patel had a big job in the Clinton Public School District’s recent active shooter drill. Working with Clinton Police Sgt. Al Kimbrell, the three “essentially planned the entire reunification process that was so stressful,” said Jeff Franks, instructor in the CHS Career Complex’s Law &…

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SHOE STATION PARTNERS WITH UNITED WAY FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Southeastern chain Shoe Station is partnering with United Way to launch the retailer’s “Every Step, Every Community” initiative on September 20, 2019 in its 21 stores in five states. This year-long program will include a $10,000 charitable donation, as well as collection bins in each location, where consumers can donate new and gently used shoes…

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Competitive chess club starts at CJHS

Students trickled into Mrs. Jaime Coon’s classroom at the end of the school day, smiling and excited. “I really like chess,” said seventh-grader Joshua Noble. “I like to play against multiple people.” His classmate Aaron Zimitrovich agreed. “I like the strategy of it and the thinking you have to do,” he said. This year there’s…

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Every Kid Outdoors Program lets fourth graders in free to public lands

Fourth grade students can get a free annual pass to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas with their families, classmates and friends. The Every Kid Outdoors Program is an interagency collaboration between the Department of the Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Forest Service that provides fourth graders…

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Episcopal Church of the Creator’s Fall Festival 2019

The Episcopal Church of the Creator’s Fall Festival activities will kick off on Saturday October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 1445 Clinton-Raymond Rd. BBQ pulled pork plates, consisting of a BBQ pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, potato salad and a drink, will be available for purchase for $8.00 for dine in…

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Health Officials Report Two New Human Cases of West Nile Virus

 Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2019, bringing the state total to nine this year. The new cases were reported in Jefferson and Jones counties. So far this year, human cases have been reported in Copiah, Forrest (2), Hinds, Jefferson, Jones, Lamar,…

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