Area News

What Every Parent Should Know About School Bus Safety

  Parents are more diligent than ever when it comes to the welfare of their children. As one of the most informed generations in history, today’s moms and dads make more well-researched decisions than ever before. So when it comes to keeping children safe, they’re usually the best advocates for garnering support. That’s why the…

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How the School Bus Benefits the Entire Community

  Since the first all-steel school bus was built in 1930, school buses have been improving the lives of families all over the country. Today they transport 26 million students to and from school each day, saving families about 62 billion miles of driving each year. That’s a significant time and convenience benefit in the…

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Keeping Children Safe Around the School Bus

  Riding the school bus is a great way to get children to and from school. It’s a lot safer than other methods of transportation and provides access to school for about 26 million students each year. However, there are still risk factors associated with riding the bus that parents, children and motorists need to…

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How Communities Can Support School Bus Ridership

  Since the first all-steel school bus was built in 1930, it has been providing safe access to school for millions of students nationwide. Since then, ridership has grown to over 26 million, serving students of all ages from just about every type of community imaginable. So it’s easy to take the school bus for…

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Visitor Center Offers Ribbons to honor America’s Heroes

Clintonians may purchase ribbons to honor military veterans and active duty personnel from the Clinton Visitor Center. Ribbons are available through Monday, November 5, for $2 each and will be hung on the “tribute trees” on the Visitor Center grounds. All proceeds from the ribbon sales will benefit future historical events at the center. The…

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Legal organizations collaborate to host free legal advice clinic for domestic and family violence victims

Legal organizations collaborate to host free legal advice clinic for domestic violence victims Jackson, MS-The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP), Mission First Legal Aid Office and the Mississippi Womens Lawyers Association are co-sponsoring a free legal advice clinic for victims of domestic and family violence on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00…

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Walter Leake MSSDAR Supports Clinton Park Elementary School

  The Junior Membership Committee National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Classroom Grant has been awarded to Myra Kinchen, first grade teacher at Clinton Park Elementary School.  This is a $500.00 grant plus an additional $325.00 from Walter Leake Chapter to enable Clinton Park Elementary School to purchase a subscription to Tumble Books for…

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Gov. Phil Bryant Appoints Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed five members today to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors. The members include Dr. Cass Pennington, Philip A. Chamblee, Dr. Mike McGrevey, Kimberly LaRosa, and Gerard Gibert.   The Mississippi Lottery Corporation was created during the Mississippi Legislature 2018 First Extraordinary Session upon passage of Senate Bill 2001. The affairs…

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