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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...

Pink Out

Pink Out

Brittany Shannon, Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Friday the 20th, is the Clinton “Pink Out” Game against Marshall! Leading up to the game the CHS Beta Club sold Pink Out t-shirts to benefit Susan G. Komen Arkansas.  They were able to raise over $200 to benefit breast cancer awareness and research.   Your Jacket Journal is doing something spec...

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...

Clinton Defeats Elkins to Remain UNDEFEATED

Clinton Defeats Elkins to Remain UNDEFEATED

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

ELKINS, Ar ---  There are 502 cities in the state of Arkansas. Five hundred and two cities for coach Chris Dufrene, head coach, of the undefeated 4th ranked Clinton YellowJackets, to get his 100th win as coach of the Jackets. Out of all the cities, the city of Elkins, AR is where it happened to be. ...

There’s No Place Like Homecoming

There’s No Place Like Homecoming

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Friday, October 6th, was the date of an old tradition at Clinton High School. It was the day of Homecoming. The week of Homecoming is always a lot of students’ favorite week of the year! There was a week of dressing up, a big pep rally for the entire school, a parade, a tailgate, a homecoming ceremo...

CHS Football Improves to 6-0

CHS Football Improves to 6-0

Kyler Hensley, Spo

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ark, -- The No. 4 ranked team in 3A, the Jacket’s (6-0) stout defense showed up and out again on Friday night’s homecoming. They forced 5 turnovers, and held the high powered offense of the 12th ranked Bearcats to just 12 points in their 39-12 “dub” in the Hooten's 3A game of the wee...

2017 Homecoming Court

2017 Homecoming Court

October 2, 2017


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Freshman Maids:  Tiffany Duncan escorted by Joseph Strawn & Sadie Anderson  escorted by Cade Williams            Sophomore Maids:  Emma Coward escorted by Davis Coward & Sydney Brown escorted by Caleb Bowman Junior Maids:  Kiaura Balentine escorted by Kelley Collins & Chloe Phi...

Clinton Continues Successful Run at District Fair

Clinton Continues Successful Run at District Fair

Natalie Alexander, Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs, High School, News, Showcase

The North Central Arkansas District Fair is underway at Melbourne.  Not only did Clinton students show up to compete, but they showed out.  Clinton continues its successful run at the North Central Arkansas District Fair in dominating fashion taking first in several classes in as well as Grand in ...

CHS vs. Greenland

CHS vs. Greenland

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, Arkansas--  Junior Sky Davidson carried the ball 5 times for 69 yards on Friday night, and helped the Jackets (4-0) to slaughter their conference competition 31-6. Davidson dominated play all over the field on this muggy Friday night, as he had 6 unassisted tackles and 1 assisted tackle. Th...

Football Team Steps Up to Shut Out Berryville

Football Team Steps Up to Shut Out Berryville

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports Center

If you would have flown over the state of Arkansas Friday night, you would have seen the distant glow of lights from the football fields.  As high school athletes all over the state lived out their childhood dreams, and the dreams of every kid in the stands, playing for their hometown under the Friday...

CHS Football Players Honored

CHS Football Players Honored

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Big time games, bring out big time players, and that’s just what happened Friday night in the small town rivalry game that was a hard fought win for the Jackets in Heber Springs. Clinton in particular had two players shine, one was Senior safety, Charleston Sowell. The Safety had two interceptions to...

CHS Volleyball Defeats Marshall

CHS Volleyball Defeats Marshall

Gabby Helton, Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

The Clinton Lady Yellowjackets Volleyball team took on the Marshall Lady Bobcats on Tuesday. Both the Varsity and JV teams came out with the win. Our senior captain, Baylee Breedlove, led our team with fantastic serves, wonderful sets, and a great attitude. Hannah Burnett, senior, provided our setter wit...

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