Clinton, Mississippi, Area News

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Clinton Police apprehend suspect in pursuit

Clinton, Miss. (July 21, 2021) On July 21, 2021 at approximately 7:00 P.M., officers with the Clinton Police Department attempted a traffic stop on Interstate 20 eastbound in Clinton for a routine traffic violation. The suspect fled along I-20 into Jackson and was pursued by Clinton Police.   The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Jerry…

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Belhaven Welcomes New Assistant Professor of Dance

  Kellis McSparrin Oldenburg will join Belhaven University’s Dance Department as Assistant Professor of Dance in August 2021. Oldenburg is a dancer, choreographer, and instructor originally from Clinton, Mississippi. She got her start in the performing arts as a three-year singer and dancer in Clinton High School’s nationally renowned Attache show choir. She continued her…

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America Reads-Mississippi helps state’s young students learn to read, while providing opportunities for others to pursue higher education

Mississippi’s young students are building a strong foundation for future educational success with the help of America Reads—Mississippi (ARM) AmeriCorps members, who in turn receive scholarships to help them pursue their own degrees.     AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, recently announced continued funding for the America-Reads Mississippi program, which will…

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ENDS TODAY, JULY 19th: The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in LeFleur’s Bluff by offering $20 off it’s 1-year family memberships

𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗥𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝘂𝘁!! $𝟮𝟬 𝗢𝗙𝗙 𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗶 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘂𝗺 𝗼𝗳 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 – 𝗘𝗡𝗗𝗦 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟭𝟵𝘁𝗵!     Family Membership Benefits include: -1-year Admission to Museum & LeFleur’s Bluff State Park -Invitation to FREE Members-only events & exhibit Premiere Parties -10% discount in the Dragonfly Shoppe -10% discount on Birthday Party Bookings…

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Olde Towne Depot offers summer camp (July 19th-22nd)

The “Off the Rails” July summer camp will be offered this year at the Olde Towne Depot.     Targeted at students that have just completed second, third and fourth grades, Off the Rails will take students on a wild ride around the world learning about transportation, history and other cultures. Students will participate in…

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City of Clinton continues to offer Veterans Banner Program

  Special to The Clinton Courier   The City of Clinton will be offering the Veterans Banner Program for any participants interested in being included for Veterans Day 2021.  The deadline for submitting all forms is Friday, August 13. Banners will continue to hang each year on all patriotic holidays as long as the program…

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Olde Towne Rail Club to hold July 17th meeting

  The Olde Towne Depot will hold its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Saturday, July 17, at 10 a.m. The club meets quarterly and is open to anyone interested in joining. For train enthusiasts and railroad fanatics, the club will discuss upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and will plan new activities for the year.     …

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Free Family Law Clinic at the Hinds County Courthouse-Friday, July 30, 2021

  The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) is co-sponsoring a free Family Law Clinic to assist low-income Hinds County residents with their legal matters. The clinic is Friday, July 30, 9:00 a.m., at the Hinds County Chancery Court(316 S. President Street, Jackson, MS-3rd Floor). Participants will receive legal court documents prepared by licensed Mississippi attorneys…

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