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‘Wizards of Broadway’ Production to Showcase Lyric Stage at MC’s Finest Musical Performers March 4

Legendary composers and lyricists Stephen Sondheim and Stephen Schwartz are considered by many to be the most important figures in 20th-century musical theater. From “West Side Story” and “Gypsy” to “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” and “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” Sondheim’s music and lyrics helped reinvent…

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Changes coming to Baptist Healthplex in Clinton

By Danny C. Davis The Mississippi Baptist Healthplex on the campus of Mississippi College has been a Clinton staple public fitness area for many years. Major changes have recently started to the ground floor of the twenty-seven-year-old facility that began operation when the Healthplex was finished in 1997. In an email to all members in…

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FOX Sports College Football, Basketball Broadcaster, Radio Host to Speak at MC Athletics Dinner

Few sportscasters have enjoyed a range of athletics coverage as extensive as Tim Brando’s. Whether sitting courtside for men’s basketball contests with legendary announcer Dick Vitale, joining analyst Spencer Tillman in a broadcast booth high above a college gridiron, describing in hushed tones a chip shot at the famed Augusta National, or serving as studio…

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Top Gunn: Mississippi College Scholarship Opportunity Helps Students Pursue Careers in Ministry

Seven decades ago, Frank Gunn’s destiny was changed when a brush with death led him to answer God’s call to spiritual service. A new scholarship competition named for the longtime Mississippi College trustee and retired senior pastor at First Baptist Church Biloxi will undoubtedly alter the destinies of countless ministerial students enrolled at the Christian…

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City hires contractor to burn storm debris

By Randy Bell In the aftermath of the June storms in Clinton, City workers spent weeks picking up debris, which only added to the pile of limbs that’s been accumulating at Public Works’ headquarters for a couple of years. Instead of hauling the limbs to a landfill, a contractor has been hired to burn the…

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Crump receives Byrnes Scholarship & Carr receives Portis Scholarship

Special to The Clinton Courier The Hinds Community College Foundation recently recognized 2023-2024 scholarship recipients, donors and other honorees. Among those being recognized were Ashia Crump of Clinton, who received the Bo Byrnes Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Pictured (l to r) are Katie Bryant, Bailey Reeves, Hinds Community College Vice President of Human Resources Andrea Janoush,…

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Spirited Academic Competitions Inspire Future Educators Rising at Mississippi College

Hundreds of the brightest high school students from public schools throughout the state will visit Mississippi College Feb. 22-23 to participate in an annual academic competition, as part of a Mississippi State Department of Education initiative. Educators Rising is a career and technical student organization that provides support, networking opportunities, and a strong, structured curriculum to…

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Clinton slides through cold, icy January weather

By Randy Bell   As sleet and freezing rain fell and temperatures dipped into the teens in Clinton the week of January 15, schools were closed, meetings and court cases were postponed and firefighters were kept busy. Public Works Director Phillip Lilley says his department got dozens of calls about busted water pipes, but those…

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Founder’s Day offers change to anticipate future of MC

Special to The Clinton Courier When it comes to Founder’s Day celebrations, most historians would agree with Maya Angelou: “You can’t really know where you are going,” the revered author, poet, and civil rights activist said, “until you know where you have been.” Patrick Connelly is no exception. The associate professor and chair of history…

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