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Alumni Spotlight – From Vietnam to NASA, Career-long Educator Follows Simple Command: ‘Go Teach’

When the Soviet Union successfully launched the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik, on Oct. 4, 1957, it did more than fire the starting pistol on the U.S.-U.S.S.R. space race. It changed the trajectory of Dr. Dewey Herring’s life. The eldest son of a shipyard worker, Herring was born in Pascagoula but raised in Columbia. He came to…

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Civic Corner, May 17th: Board of Aldermen Recap

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large   Our Board of Aldermen meeting on May 3 began with a presentation by the Clinton Junior Civic League of a gift of $11,000 to the Parks and Recreation Department from the proceeds of the Hearts of Gold Gala. We are very appreciative of this donation, as we…

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Crosby awarded Yates scholarship

Special to The Clinton Courier Clinton High School senior Katie Crosby was recently awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first two years of college. Crosby was selected by a scholarship committee at The Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities and two short essays. “We set up the scholarship program to…

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Wentworth Pages for Senate

Cecil Wentworth (second from right), a junior at Clinton Christian Academy, recently had the opportunity to serve as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. Wentworth is the son of Robert and Jennifer Wentworth.  

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Whitney, Davis named STAR student and teacher at Mt. Salus

Wright Whitney (left) has been named STAR Student, and Bryce Davis (right) has been named STAR Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year at Mt. Salus Christian School. Established by the Mississippi Economic Council in 1965, the purpose of the STAR program is to recognize outstanding students and teachers in Mississippi through its Education Celebration. STAR…

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May 2022 Yard of the Month

  The May Yard of the Month focuses on the Rankin home at 205 Hester Street, where the lawn’s beauty often serves as a backdrop for engagement and wedding portraits. A myriad of well-placed plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees enhance the Hester-East Leake corner. Jerry and Bobbye Rankin bought the site of the old Rankin…

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Brooks completes service as page

Jada Brooks, a junior at Clinton Christian Academy, recently had the opportunity to serve as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. Brooks is the daughter of Greg Brooks and Cenedra Lee.  

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Tripp graduates from NFPA course

Special to The Clinton Courier Firefighter Demond Tripp of the Clinton Fire Department has graduated Class 196 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.   The intense seven-week course includes online, classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire…

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The Children’s House preschool to open in Clinton

Special to The Clinton Courier A new preschool, The Children’s House, will open in Clinton on August 8. With a philosophy that children learn best through relationships and play, the school will welcome children ages three to five years old to be nurtured by trained teachers who will rely on gentle classroom guidance and community…

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