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International Festival at Mississippi College Fosters Greater Appreciation of World’s Diverse Cultures

Diego De Cooman, a sophomore from Ottignies, Belgium, originally came to Mississippi College to play tennis. He soon fell in love with the Christian University. “I enjoy the student life and the tennis team at MC,” De Cooman said. The immensely talented Choctaws tennis star enjoys demonstrating his considerable freestyle racquet skills at events on…

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Ambassadors make history advancing to Finals

Tammie Stephens The Clinton Public School District’s Ambassadors Show Choir, comprised of junior high students in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades, had a history-making weekend over spring break. They competed at the Heart of America competition in Orlando, Florida, and not only took home a Grand Champion win in their division, but they also…

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Full day of activities accompany Caterpillar Parade on April 13

By Sherry Lucas Clinton’s annual Spring into Green Olde Towne Market and popular Caterpillar Parade turn the brick streets into a community-wide celebration of the season, Saturday, April 13. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 13, with a wide assortment of handmade items from vendors from around the state. Organizers…

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MC’s Campus-Wide AED Deployment Makes Life-Saving Devices Available for Potential Cardiac Events

Mary Ellen Stewart has firsthand experience using an automated external defibrillator to help save a person’s life. As a nurse in the cardiac unit of a hospital, she routinely deployed a defibrillator to help treat a patient’s heart dysrhythmia. She also knows what can happen if the device isn’t available. “Unfortunately, I have come upon…

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Crooked Creek String Band heads to Visitor Center

Special to The Clinton Courier Crooked Creek String Band, a four-piece band that plays Bluegrass, Americana, and a variety of other musical genres, will perform on Friday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m. for Friday Nights at Milepost 89 at the Clinton Visitor Center. The band has been together for twelve years and is described as…

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Registration opens for Butterfly Court

The Clinton Courier Main Street Clinton will once again include a Butterfly Court in its annual Caterpillar Parade. Set for Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m., the parade will begin at Lions Club Park in Olde Towne Clinton and is led by a giant, fifty-foot caterpillar. Registration is open for the Caterpillar Queen’s Butterfly Court,…

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Lyric Stage’s Final Spring Performance Brings Mississippi College Audiences ‘Closer Than Ever’

According to the director of Lyric Stage at MC’s upcoming production of “Closer Than Ever,” the song cycle by lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire is “not your traditional musical.” A musical revue in two acts, the popular production has been described as a nonstop exploration of everyday struggles in the modern world.…

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Free Spring Concert Series kicks off April 13

By Sherry Lucas Spring beckons with blooms, pleasant breezes and a fresh, upbeat batch of new concerts to enjoy at Lions Club Park. The Spring Concert Series kicks off Saturday, April 13, with the Dirt Deacons’ gritty and soulful spin on Southern rock, classic R&B and blues. Lions Club Park opened in 2020, and the…

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Clinton Park Preschool Applications Open April 8, Kindergarten Open House April 9

Special to The Clinton Courier Clinton Park Elementary School will accept applications for its early intervention preschool program beginning on April 8. The application process will be available through the Clinton Public School District’s website,, through April 30. Once the online application period closes, parents will be contacted by the school to schedule a…

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