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This Week at the Movies December 4th-8th

Aaron Hogue, Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Playing this week at the Gateway Twin Cinema in Clinton is Coco(PG) and Daddy’s Home 2 (PG-13). Coco (PG)- Playing before Coco is another installment to the Frozen Series, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.  Olaf’s Frozen Adventure is a short holiday film featuring Olaf’s quest to help Elsa and Anna...

This Week at Gateway Twin Cinema

Aaron Hogue, Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Playing this week at the Gateway Twin Cinema in Clinton is Thor: Ragnarok. Thor Ragnarok(PG:13): Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from d...

This Week at the Movies

This Week at the Movies

Aaron Hogue, Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Playing this week at the Gateway Twin Cinema in Clinton is Dunkirk and It. Dunkirk (PG-13)- In May 1940, Germany advances into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the b...

National Chuckwagon Races

National Chuckwagon Races

Natalie Alexander, Writer

August 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life

It’s that time of year again, folks! The biggest thing in Clinton, Arkansas is almost upon us. Dan and Peggy Eoff, owners of Bar -of ranch, allows close to 30,000 people on their land for 10 days. There are numerous activities during the 10 days that the National Championship Chuckwagon Races go on. The mos...

This Week at Gateway Twin Cinema…

Haley Jones

April 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

This week showing at Gateway Twin Theatre is Smurfs: The Lost Village and Kong: Skull Island. The Smurfs, rated at PG, is about a mysterious map that sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures...

Turkey Season Approaching

Turkey Season Approaching

Jacob West

April 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News

The 2017 Arkansas turkey season is soon to begin. It will start April 9th for youth hunters. People 16 and older will be able to start hunting on April 11th and the season will last through April 25th. Fishing will soon pick up as the white bass and hybrids are soon to spawn.

March Madness

March Madness

Nate Lonnon, Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports Center, Student Life

The NCAA March Madness basketball tournament started on March 14, 2017. It’s a time of the year where basketball and non-basketball fans come together and fill out brackets, have fun and party to cheer on their favorite school. The bracket has been reduced all the way down to the Final Four teams:...

5th Annual Hunger Run

5th Annual Hunger Run

Brittany Shannon, Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Entertainment, High School, News, Showcase

The 5th Annual Hunger Run was held this past weekend in downtown Clinton. The Clinton High School Beta Chapter helped the morning of the event. This year, a little over 200 people showed up to participate in the race. In past years, they have had over 300. On the day of the race, it rained on and off...

This Week at Gateway Twin Cinema…

Phillip Price

March 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Here at the gateway cinema downtown Clinton two new movies are out and are worth paying to go see. The movies are “ Kong Skull island “ and “ Beauty and The Beast “ . Kong skull island is about a team of explorers and American soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the pacific not knowing...

New Restaurants in Community

New Restaurants in Community

Shon Paul Hastings, Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Clinton has gained two new restaurants in the past few months that have been a real hit in the community. The Donut Palace opened up in October and has been a smash hit throughout the community and is constantly busy throughout the entire morning. The Donut Palace is located between Sonic and Simmons Bank ...

This Week at Gateway Twin Cinema….

This Week at Gateway Twin Cinema….

Phillip Price

February 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

This weekend showing at the Gateway Twin Cinema in Clinton is Hidden Figures. It’s about three brilliant African-American that work at NASA that serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. The launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit help put confidence back into the nation...

Miss Natural State Pageant

Miss Natural State Pageant

Haley Jones

January 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

On Saturday, January 14th, at the Clinton School District auditorium, the competition for Miss Natural State and Miss Natural State's Outstanding Teen was held at 6:00 pm. Doors opened at 5:15 for $10 general admission, and $5 for any Clinton student or staff member. There were approximately 30 contestan...

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