Clinton Career Women to become W.I.S.E Network

For over ten years, women of Clinton have gathered to discuss their work and lives through the organization, Clinton Career Women. This month, the group is changing its name to W.I.S.E. Network, as a way to reflect its mission of recognizing the many hats Clinton women wear.

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Clinton High School honors students in 30+ Club

Two years ago, Clinton High School established the 30+ Club as a way to honor students that scored a 30 or higher on the ACT. This year, over fifty students have qualified for the club, and CHS principle Brett Robinson says more are being added each week.

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Hetrick named president of Hinds County Economic Development Authority Board

Bill Hetrick understands the value of living in a town like Clinton. He and the rest of the Hetrick team at RE/MAX Alliance specialize in helping families buy and sell homes in the Jackson area. But real estate isn’t the only way Hetrick is pouring into the community. This past October, he was promoted to president of the Hinds County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) Board of Trustees.

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Mom Life group offers fellowship for mothers

Friday mornings are sacred for the women of the Mom Life small group. During the week, they are teachers, accountants, nurses, and, above all, mothers. But from 9:30-11 a.m. on Friday mornings at First United Methodist Church of Clinton, the women gather over coffee and snacks to simply be themselves.

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Clinton professors, students help educate inmates

“Everyone has a right to an education,” says Alexis Smith, an English grad assistant at Mississippi College. Smith, along with local professors, are giving incarcerated men and women a chance to learn and grow through the Prison to College Pipeline program.

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Clinton Rocks gets residents exploring

Many Clintonians are taking strolls through the Brick Streets, visiting Lions Club Park, walking the trails behind the Quisenberry Library and visiting the Clinton Community Nature Center for the purpose of stumbling on a rock. But they aren’t looking for an injury, nor do they want to stumble on just any rock—they are in search of a hand-painted, one-of-a kind Clinton Rock!

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Banners for sale to honor hometown veterans

This November, Clinton is putting its support for local veterans on full display. Forty-eight banners will be hung along the Clinton Parkway this Veterans Day as part of the “Honoring Our Heroes” project put on by the Clinton Visitor Center. This program is a chance for Clintonians to honor those who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces, Air Force, Navy, National Guard, or Reserve Units.

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Arrow Nation: A history of Clinton High School football

Last year’s state championship win marked the dawn of a new era for Clinton Arrow football, and, thanks to Arrow fan Delvan Irwin, there is now a book that celebrates the journey. From origin to championship, Arrow Nation: Clinton High School Football 1920 to 2016 is the ultimate history of Clinton football that showcases those that have helped build the Arrow legacy to what it is today.

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