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CHSAA announces new scholarship

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton High School Alumni Association recently announced the establishment of the John S. Weatherly Accounting Excellence Award. Funding for this new scholarship was provided by John Weatherly’s daughter, Dr. Jenifer Weatherly Ingle, who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Ingle graduated from the Mississippi School for Math and Science…

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Local Speakers Impress VAMP

Carson Berch, president of the Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals (VAMP) announced that the next meeting on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, held at Billy’s Italian Restaurant and that Joe Tarver, of Tarver Insurance, will be the featured speaker.   Joe is a lifelong resident of Vicksburg and has been in the health insurance business for…

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CPSD test scores remain strong, despite statewide declines

By Taylor McKay Hathorn After a year without standardized testing due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 and the Governor’s subsequent order to close schools, Mississippi public schoolers took state assessments once again earlier this spring. As projected, test scores across the state fell, with educators citing learning loss and disrupted…

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McKinley, Le Bonte Club scholarship recipient, makes future plans

Special to The Clinton Courier The Le Bonté Women’s Club 2021 scholarship recipient, Sierra McKinley, a 2021 graduate of Clinton High School, has begun her college career as a student at Mississippi Delta Community College. She is majoring in pre-allied health, where she will earn an Associate Degree. She plans to attend a nursing school…

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Clinton Public School District update for October

By Dr. Andy Schoggin, CPSD Superintendent of Schools As we are in the final week of our first term, I want to thank our community, families, students and teachers for their hard work and commitment to excellence. Personally, one of the best parts of my first few months in the Clinton community has been getting…

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MC’s 2021 Homecoming promises something for everyone

Special to The Clinton Courier Following a rain-dampened celebration in 2019 and a 2020 schedule abbreviated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the much-anticipated activities scheduled for Mississippi College’s Homecoming this year promise a rich blend of exciting new elements and traditional favorites. According to Chad Phillips, associate director for alumni and parent engagement at MC, all…

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Howl-o-ween planned for Clinton Bark Park

Special to The Clinton Courier Clinton Parks and Recreation is hosting Howl-o-ween on Saturday, October 30, at 10 a.m., an event specially created for pets at the Clinton Bark Park. All humans and leashed pets are welcomed. Dog-loving Clintonians are invited to dress up their dogs and themselves in their best Halloween attire for a…

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Haunting of Olde Towne moving to Lion’s Club Park

Special to The Clinton Courier New in 2021, the Haunting of Olde Towne (H.O.O.T.) will move to Lion’s Club Park for all of its creepy, crawly and fun festivities. The Haunting of Old Towne will be held on Thursday, October 28, from 6 to 8 pm. Returning to the event are the usual crowd favorites,…

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Arts Council to host All Hallows Eve Taste of the Arts

Special to The Clinton Courier All Hallows Eve will be the theme for the 2021 Taste of the Arts sponsored by the Arts Council of Clinton. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, at the Church of the Creator, 1445 Clinton-Raymond Road. “We’ll have the Most Creative Mask…

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