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Dates Announced for the 164th Mississippi State Fair

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the dates for the 164th Mississippi State Fair. The upcoming 2023 State Fair will be held Thursday, October 5, through Sunday, October 15, at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson. “We’re excited to announce the dates for this year’s annual Mississippi State Fair,” said Commissioner Gipson. “Fairgoers…

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Entergy answers questions about power grid reliability

By Randy Bell A severe storm which swept across Clinton in late March knocked out electrical service in many neighborhoods, but power outages on calmer days are harder to explain. So, the City invited Entergy representatives to the Board of Aldermen’s work session on May 1 to shed some light on why the lights go…

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A Nonsensical Spring Poem

A vision so deeply and truly green, As a painter who forgot the rest of his palette. The richness of color that one can point to As the definition of that shade. The example of green Resides in the Mississippi Spring.   Even the roadside weeds look beautiful. I hesitate to pull weeds sometimes. When…

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Movie Review: “Fast X”

By Bob Garver As the tenth (non-spinoff) installment of the “Fast” franchise, “Fast X” has a certain duty to its fans. It needs to up its game from every chapter that came before it. It needs to contain a development so huge, the series will never be the same. It needs to be worthy of…

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Memorial Day and Veterans Day are not the same

By Carole Kelly Defining the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day highlighted a presentation by Major General Cris Crisler at a recent First Baptist Church Forever Young meeting. His experiences enhanced the informative, inspiring thoughts for the upcoming Memorial Day observation May 29. Introduced by Dennis Daniels, senior adult minister, Crisler, who has been…

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Clintonians attend M2M meeting at Clemson

Special to The Clinton Courier Malachi Martin and Omarion Luss of Clinton, both Hinds Community College students, recently attended the Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University in Greenville, South Carolina. The two Clintonians are members of Hinds’ Minority Male Leadership Initiative, also known as M2M, a student organization which aims to increase retention…

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Celebrate Memorial Day with plenty of cool, no-bake desserts

By Kara Kimbrough   Memorial Day is finally within sight and as promised, I’m sharing desserts that’ll reduce cooking time to mere minutes. But first, we have to talk about Blue Bell Ice Cream’s new flavor, which hit coolers last week. I understand the sentiment behind combining the products of two Texas-made products – Blue…

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