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You can’t pry thankfulness out of a clenched hand

By Guest Columnist Jehu Brabham Let me begin my annual Thanksgiving article with a warm happy Thanksgiving greeting to all my fellow Clintonians. I wish you a joyous, peaceful and blessed holiday season. After reading my annual Thanksgiving article, people always ask, Jehu, what was your inspiration for the article this year? Well, this year…

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Choctaw Expressions Showcases Vibrant Native American Culture at Mississippi College

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have inspired Mississippi College faculty, staff, and students for generations. From their ancestors’ resilience in the face of overwhelming adversity to the kindred values of faith and family, members of the only federally recognized American Indian tribe living in Mississippi are cherished contributors to the campus culture at MC.…

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New ward maps could face NAACP challenge

By Randy Bell Local NAACP leaders say they’re still studying the two latest plans for redistricting Clinton but believe the ward map they submitted remains the best choice. And they’ll “probably be challenging” any attempt to adopt a different map, according to NAACP board member Monica McInnis. “From what I’ve seen so far, the [NAACP]…

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MC Business Students ‘Buy the Farm’ to Help Citizens in Developing Countries Sustain Their Families

A live goat or pig may seem to be an unusual holiday present, but for families in developing countries, such gifts can ensure their very survival. Since 2018, the School of Business Service Club at Mississippi College has assisted individuals living in food-insecure countries by providing donations of livestock, seeds, farm implements, and other sustainable…

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Happy Gardeners discuss composting with worms

Special to The Clinton Courier The first meeting of the year for the Happy Gardeners Club, held September 25, starred red wiggler worms as guest speaker Peggy McKey, shown second from right, talked about “Composting the Easy Way with Red Wiggler Worms.” Pictured (l to r) are hostesses Gloria Wright, Ramona Hales and Kathy King…

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Hederman Named Finalist for NCAA Division II Gold Award

Mississippi College women’s soccer player Erin Hederman has been recognized by the NCAA as a nominee for the 50th Anniversary Gold Award as announced by the Association on Monday, Nov. 13. Division II schools and conferences submitted a total of 231 nominations for the award. Hederman is one of 12 nominees from the Gulf South Conference. She is…

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Anderson Scouting Ministry holds ceremony at Visitor Center

Special to The Clinton Courier The Clinton Visitor Center recently welcomed Girl Scout Troop 5022 and Cub/Boy Scouts, Pack and Troop 518 from the Scouting Ministry at Anderson United Methodist Church. The scouts participated in their Bridging and Crossover ceremonies. A Girl Scouts bridging ceremony honors and celebrates their graduation to the next level –…

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Stay Safe While Cooking This Thanksgiving

         JACKSON, Miss. – Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Unattended cooking has caused seven fire deaths in Mississippi so far in 2023. There were three cooking-related fire deaths in 2022.        “Make your home safer by installing multiple smoke alarms,” said Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal…

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