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National Government Association Taps MC Accounting Majors for Leadership Program

  One of the nation’s leading professional governmental societies has chosen a pair of Mississippi College accounting and finance double majors to participate in a prestigious leadership program. The Association of Government Accountants has selected Kaitlyn Dortch, a senior from Canton, and Kaylee Foster, a junior from Ocean Springs, for its National Collegiate Leadership Program. They are among…

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2022 will show continued growth in Ward 3

By Ward 3 Alderman Bill Barnett As I look forward to 2022, I feel good about the positive things that are happening in Ward 3. The 2020 census showed that Ward 3 is still the fastest growing ward in the city (5,372). Construction in the ward includes Horseshoe Bend, Trace Ridge, Cedar Place, Windsor Place…

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Board has big plans for City in 2022

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large In many ways, our hopes for the New Year mirror those of the previous year, in which we anxiously await the end of the pandemic and a return to the normalcy we all long for. Although our city has done remarkably well over the past two years in…

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2022 set to be successful and productive for city

By Ward 1 Alderwoman Karen Godfrey As I reflect on the year, the Board of Alderman had an exceptionally busy 2021. A great deal has happened since being sworn in as the Alderwoman for Ward 1. I am thankful for the support of those that came out to vote and those who have provided support…

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Cherry Park celebrates with annual parade

Special to The Clinton Courier The Cherry Park Neighborhood Association spread seasonal joy and candies to the residents of Cherry Park in their annual Christmas parade. All who attended said the parade was a welcome sight because of its absence last year due to COVID-19. The Cherry Park Neighborhood Association brought holiday happiness along with…

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Table Talk and Food for Thought: Homemade Hummus

By Guest Columnists Melanie and Cliff Fortenberry Here’s to a healthier new year in 2022! We have just come out of the most “unhealthy” season of the year – Christmas and other special holidays that are focused on food! There were parties to go to, dinners to host and events where eating high-calorie and high-fat…

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Lewis given Emeritus status from MC

Special to The Clinton Courier Mississippi College recently conferred Emeritus status on four members of their faculty and staff, including Donna Lewis of Clinton, who retired in 2020 from the position of chief financial officer for the university. Lewis joined three other renowned members of the MC faculty and staff selected for the honor this…

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Chopped champion chef talks with Sumner Hill classes

Special to The Clinton Courier Students in Bradley Pope’s freshman accounting classes at Sumner Hill Junior High School were recently visited by celebrity chef Nick Wallace. The winner of Food Network’s Chopped: Alton’s Challenge and owner of Mississippi-based Nick Wallace Culinary discussed with students the importance of proper planning in order to develop a successful…

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