The Jacket Journal

Rachel Receives Chamber Scholarship

Brittany Shannon, Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under News

The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce recently held their banquet and rewarded their scholarship recipients. One of the scholarship recipients was Clinton School District’s own, Kenzie Rachel. With help from the scholarship, Kenzie plans on attending UACCM to obtain her Associate’s degree in nursing...

Jackets Run Rule their way to Victory

Jackets Run Rule their way to Victory

Aaron Hogue, Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Photo Gallery, Schools, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton High School baseball had a flawless week winning 4 games. They finished first place in the Dover Rainout Classic, and began Conference play 1-0.   Tuesday, March 6th the Yellowjackets played a conference game against the Atkins Red Devils. Atkins got off to an early lead 2-0 in the top of t...

C.G. Bolden Day

C.G. Bolden Day

Gabby Helton, Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under High School, News, News Outside of Clinton, Showcase

Corporal C.G. Bolden left home at the age of 23 to fight for his country in the Korean Conflict. After years of fighting, he was captured and sent to a North Korean Prison Camp; he died in 1951. Unfortunately, they were never able to find his body and declared him Missing in Action. Finally, 63 years la...

Clinton Baseball Starts Strong

Clinton Baseball Starts Strong

Aaron Hogue, Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton High School Baseball had a busy opening week playing 4 games. Clinton won against Heber Springs, Nemo Vista and Batesville, but was defeated by Beebe. Monday, February 26th CHS baseball team traveled to play rival Heber Springs. Being the visiting Clinton got the bats started first. Senior...

Anna Belle Reece Receives Youth Challenger Award

Anna Belle Reece Receives Youth Challenger Award

March 6, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Junior High, News, News, Showcase

Anna Belle Reece received the Youth Challenger Award from AGATE (Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education). She attended our conference last week to receive her award. ...

Yellowjackets Fall in District Finals

Yellowjackets Fall in District Finals

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Your Clinton YellowJacket boys basketball couldn’t come back from their slow, sluggish start in a hostile environment of the tradition rich Valley Springs Tigers Saturday night. As they suffered a loss 55-47 in the district finals to the lesser opponent. Clinton was down by as many as 18 in the fir...

Torch Portrait Competition

Torch Portrait Competition

February 20, 2018


Filed under Elementary, High School, Junior High, News, Preschool, Showcase, Uncategorized

Torch Queen- Brooke Bradford Torch Queen Runner-Up Tori Bradford Torch King- Avery Bramlett Torch King Runner-Up John Riley Hinchey Torch Princess Co-Winner- Natalie O'neal Torch Princess Co-Winner Faith Qualls Torch Prince- Corbin Lynch Torch Prince Runner-Up Levi Thomas   Torch Duchess- Harper Hutchins Tor...

Senior Boys in District Finals

Senior Boys in District Finals

February 16, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Senior Boys to play in the District Finals Saturday night at 7:30 at Valley Springs. Fans are being encouraged to wear black, and come out to support the boys as they compete for the championship. "Talk about small town basketball and atmosphere at its finest, the 3A-1 East has got it going on! Clinton...

US Competes in 2018 Winter Olympics

US Competes in 2018 Winter Olympics

Emily Kirk, Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, News Outside of Clinton, Showcase, Sports Center

The Winter Olympics for 2018 are being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The first winter olympics were in 1924 held in Chamonix, France. All of the events have to deal with winter sports. The United States has won five gold medals, two silvers, and one bronze metal. Shaun White won the United States’s...

Lady Jacket’s Season Comes to an End

Lady Jacket’s Season Comes to an End

Alexus Smith, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center, Uncategorized

Clinton girls' basketball season came to a close finishing 11-15. Last night, the girls played a tough game against Valley Springs at Valley Springs and lost 39-48. Aly Bramlett, a sophomore, led the team in points with 13. The girls were the sixth seed and played against the third seed, Valley Springs,...

History of Valentine’s Day

History of Valentine’s Day

Gabby Helton, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

February is considered the month of romance and every February 14th, the United States and other countries celebrate the one and only Valentine’s Day! The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Val...

Beta Club Makes an Appearance on KHPQ

Beta Club Makes an Appearance on KHPQ

Brittany Shannon, Co-Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase

With Beta Club National Convention coming up in June, the Clinton Beta Club is working to further the community's awareness of this event and to gather support. The Beta Club is already doing multiple fundraisers months ahead to get ready for all of the expenses that come with Beta National Convention....

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