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Clinton, Mississippi, Area News

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New members named to Teacher Advisory Council

Special to The Clinton Courier The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) recently announced the addition of fifty-two highly regarded education professionals from across the state to serve on the Mississippi Teacher Advisory Council (MTAC) for the 2022-23 school year. Among those selected were Meredith Jierski and Stephanie Peabody from Northside Elementary School and Jennifer Loshelder…

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Civic Corner: Board of Aldermen Recap – September 2022

By Ricki Garrett, PhD, Alderwoman at Large For those of you who missed this week’s Board of Aldermen Meeting, please know that I will do my best to succinctly cover the high points of the meeting. However, since it lasted almost three hours, that will be a little more difficult than usual. The department head…

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Jamie’s celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting for Jamie’s Restaurant. Owner Jamie Brundige was joined by Chamber board members, Chamber ambassadors, City officials, family and friends. The business is located at 1009 Hampstead Boulevard. For more information, call 601-488-4252.  

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Brick Street Players announce 2022-23 season, offer subscriptions

Special to The Clinton Courier The Board of Directors of the newly re-organized Brick Street Players (BSP) recently announced their 2022-2023 season. The Players will present Love Letters in October 2022, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in February of next year, and The Dining Room in May of 2023. Ticket subscriptions are now…

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Attaché begins annual pecan sales

Clinton High School’s Attaché members are selling pecans as a fundraiser. The one-pound bags have full half pecans, not broken, and may be used as gifts, for holiday baking or just snacking. Bags can be purchased for $12.50 from any Attaché singer/dancer, pit or crew member. Payment is due when the bags are delivered, which…

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Free art lessons offered for children

The Clinton Courier After retiring, Jeanette Latimer and her husband, Elbert, settled in Clinton. Latimer is the author of several books and took first place in a Mississippi Writers contest. Never idle, she and her husband have traveled to thirty countries. She also taught herself painting, then went on to the creative “Junque Art” medium.…

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Clinton schools boast outstanding test scores

Special to The Clinton Courier Clinton students have, once again, found themselves ranked in the top tier with the Mississippi Department of Education’s student performance data, the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP), known more casually by students as “state tests.” As a district, Clinton Public Schools ranked first statewide in mathematics and fifth in English-Language…

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Walls completes degree at Hinds

Special to The Clinton Courier Stephanie Walls of Clinton (left) recently received a degree in dental assisting technology from Hinds Community College. With her are mom Erica Walls (center) and her aunt, Alejandra Berra (right).    

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Medicare open enrollment assistance available

Special to The Clinton Courier Medicare’s fall open enrollment period is the time for Mississippians to review plan options and make any changes to Medicare coverage. This year’s open enrollment is October 15 through December 7. Changes made during this time will take effect on January 1, 2023. During open enrollment, participants can adjust Medicare…

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