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How Stress Can Be Impacting Your Fertility

            How Stress Can Be Impacting Your Fertility While summer is typically thought of as a time to relax, it can easily be one of the most stressful times of the year as well With warmer weather comes the increased likelihood of pest infestations, as well as holiday preparations such…

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Friday Nights at Milepost 89 to feature Backwater Band on July 19

Friday Nights at Milepost 89 is every third Friday of the month at 7 p.m., inside the Clinton Visitor Center. Admission to each performance is at least “89” cents. The Friday, July 19, performance will feature the group Backwater Band from Vicksburg. The group plays traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music. The group includes Martin…

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Don’t get so upset about the setup

  I don’t attend many movies with groups anymore. Part of that is a life stage issue — most of my friends are married and have small kids. It’s hard to justify the added babysitter expense if we want to go out for the evening. Before that, I was always the guy who arrived early.…

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Arts Council Sets Annual Meeting

The Arts Council of Clinton will review its activities of the past year and explore plans for next year at the annual meeting and regular board meeting Thursday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church. Bob Blanton, president of the Arts Council, said that the sponsorship of the Thacker Mountain Radio Hour in…

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Red Brick Roads Music and Arts Festival Headliners Announced

Back on the brick streets, the fourth annual Red Brick Roads Music and Arts Festival, presented by Trustmark, is scheduled for August 23 and 24 in Olde Towne Clinton. Marc Broussard will be headlining on Saturday evening, and singer songwriter Yoke Lore will be the headliner on Friday evening. Participants can enjoy live music, food,…

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Clinton Quisenberry Library Summer Reading Program Concludes

The Clinton Quisenberry Library Summer Reading Program (SRP) is in full swing, but readers who want to register to take part in Summer Reading may still do so. Organizers say participating in SRP keeps reading skills sharp during school’s summer break and helps keep adults focused on the importance of reading for themselves and their…

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EPA Sued by 10 States Over Lax Regulation on Asbestos

In light of the Environmental Protection Agency’s lax laws regarding asbestos control, attorneys general from 10 states — and Washington D.C. — have officially taken action against the organization. According to attorneys general, the organization failed to take action against the prevalence of asbestos. This sparked a nationwide outcry from people who want to completely eliminate the…

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Do You Have Millennial Burnout?

Do You Have Millennial Burnout? In today’s world where the workday is slowly creeping toward 24 hours and more and more people are working 2 or 3 jobs to stay afloat, it’s easy to get burnt out. Burn out is severe, ongoing, exhaustion, and it can affect your mental and physical well-being. But how do…

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