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MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY BRYANT PRESENT NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE AWARD TO NUCOR STEEL OF JACKSON

Mississippi Governor and First Lady Bryant along with members of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi Board presented Nucor Steel of Jackson with the National Children’s Alliance Community Philanthropy Leadership Award. “Nucor is doing amazing things for the abused children of Mississippi through their partnership with CACM,” First Lady Bryant commented, “It was a true…

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Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

The Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony today at division headquarters where the following awards were presented: ERNEST P. BLANKENSHIP AWARDS The Ernest P. Blankenship awards are among the highest honorary awards presented to MVD employees by the division commander. The awards cover three categories: engineer/scientist, professional…

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MDE Announces Lottery for Special Needs Scholarship Program Applications

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced plans today for a lottery on August 30 to award approximately 47 Education Scholarship Accounts (ESA) for the 2018-19 school year. Established by the Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act of 2015, the ESA program provides scholarships to parents of students with disabilities who want to remove their…

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History Comes Alive at Milepost 89

The Clinton Visitor Center, at Milepost 89 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, is the backdrop for HISTORY at its best portrayed by living historians on aspects of the Civil War and War of 1812. The event will be held on Saturday, September 15, from 10am-3pm. You do not want to miss this informative, fun, and…

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CLINTON PHYSICIAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF STATEWIDE ACADEMY

David B. Wheat, MD, FAAFP, of Clinton, was elected 2018-19 president of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) at its Annual Meeting in July. He will lead the 1,100-member organization in the coming year and chair the board of directors. Dr. Wheat, a family physician who has earned the AAFP Fellow distinction, has owned…

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Neighborhood Night Out

The City of Clinton’s Police and Fire Departments, Mayor Phil Fisher, and the Board of Aldermen/Alderwoman will be participating in Neighborhood Night Out festivities on Tuesday, October 2. Over the past few years, the annual event has grown in participation by neighborhoods and first responders. Clinton’s Neighborhood Night Out (NNO) is an annual event designed…

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Citizens’ Police Academy Registration opens September 10

The Clinton Police Department’s popular Citizens Police Academy will be back for a fourth offering, from September 10 through September 15. The class is held in the evenings from 6p-9p Monday through Thursday, from 8a-2p on Saturday, and with ride-along set for Friday. Ride-along times will be scheduled individually by each participant. The Citizens’ Police…

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