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Denita Watson Fighting Cancer with Faith and Strength

Denita Watson Fighting Cancer with Faith and Strength

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

This week I had the pleasure to interview Denita Watson, a member of the Clinton School family and a breast cancer survivor. I asked her how being diagnosed with breast cancer has affected her. She stated “ I had a routine mammogram and then an ultrasound when they saw something suspicious.  I was dia...

Sherry Williams’s Resilient Spirit in her Fight Against Breast Cancer

Sherry Williams’s Resilient Spirit in her Fight Against Breast Cancer

Emily Kirk, Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

October has been known as “Breast Cancer Awareness” month for 32 years. It was founded in 1985 by a group of women who wanted to make a difference for breast cancer. For every eight women, at least one will be diagnosed. Sad to say, many women in our own community have been diagnosed including a...

Gaining Perspective with Susan Parish

Gaining Perspective with Susan Parish

Kyler Hensley and Hallie Treece, Sports Editor and Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

When Ms. Susan Parish was asked about one word to describe her victorious fight against breast cancer, she had to take a minute. After some thought she stated, “ Perspective” the things that used to mean so much, you realize real fast they don’t matter at all. Then the things that do matter start...

Honoring the Fighters : Interview with Susie King

Honoring the Fighters : Interview with Susie King

Savannah Lynch, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The world is filled with many women : strong, humble, caring, powerful and loving souls who live every moment to the fullest. All of these qualities are found in Mrs. Susie King.  She has grown even more strong and loving in the journey she has set foot on after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Her...

Alicia Housley’s Fight to Overcome Breast Cancer

Alicia Housley’s Fight to Overcome Breast Cancer

Gabby Helton, Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

October is breast cancer awareness month. In order to honor breast cancer fighters and survivors in Clinton, The Jacket Journal decided to interview those that we knew were affected by breast cancer. Alicia Housley is currently fighting her battle with breast cancer. Ms. Housley decided to go to t...

Breast Cancer Can it Happen to You?

Breast Cancer Can it Happen to You?

Alexus Smith, Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Studies show 1 out of every 8 women (approx. 12%) will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer is ignited when the cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells most commonly form a tumor, and one can usually feel a lump wherever the affected area may be on the breast. This...

National Championship Chuckwagon Races

National Championship Chuckwagon Races

Natalie Alexander, Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The National Championship Chuckwagon Races are a time of good friends and memories you will never forget. Even after the 32 years that Dan Eoff and friends have hosted the races, he is always willing to tell how the races  got their start. Dan starts the story off at the time that he and his friend...

Jackets in 3A Regional Tournament

Jackets in 3A Regional Tournament

Brittany Shannon, Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports Center, Uncategorized

The Clinton Senior boys finished the Regional tournament as a 4th seed following defeats by Manilla and Marshall.  After defeating Osceola in the first round of regional tournament they won a bid to the state tournament in Bald Knob. The Clinton Lady Jackets faced up against the Hoxie Lady Musta...

Who’s Who : Class of 2017

Who’s Who : Class of 2017

Savannah Lynch, Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Features, High School, Student Life

Sweetest Ride - Taylor Huggins and Kobin Rhoda Most Artistic - Megan Hagerman and Jake Trogden Most School Spirited - Zane Hinchey and Taylor Crawley Most Talented - Josh Pryor and Kylie Blanton Kindest Heart - Stephen Blake Hunt and Julianna Parish Unforgettable - Richard Hall and Stear...

Round 1 Playoffs: CHS VS Centerpoint Knights

Nate Lonnon and Paige Bryant

November 16, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Sports Center

The Clinton Yellowjackets suffered a tough loss to the Centerpoint Knights last Friday night, November 11th. Clinton played with heart all game, fighting until the last second but coming up just short. Kort Weaver, Jake Ferrell, and Wyatt McCoy did everything they possibly could have done with 249 all pu...

December Events!

December Events!

Paige Bryant

November 8, 2016


Filed under Features, News

During the month of December, we have several upcoming winter events at Clinton High School. -The winter play produced by our CHS Drama Club, It’s a Wonderful Life, which will be showing in December 10th and 11th. Times are expected to be released at a later date. December 17th will be a day...

2016 Presidential Election

Katlin Green, Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

This year the United States of America will elect a new president. The candidates are Hillary Clinton (Democratic Party) and Donald Trump (Republican Party). Hillary Clinton served as the 67th United States Secretary of State (from 2009-2013), the Junior  United States Senator for New York, First lad...

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