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Reader Spotlight 7
Hometown Goodness 8
Hometown Family 14
The Yearbook 19
Summer Activities 33
The Medgar Project 36
The Business of Puppy Love 44
Salute to First Resoponders 48
Time Coin 54
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6 • MAY 2021
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Why did you decide to make Clinton
My family and I moved to Clinton to serve
at First Baptist Church Clinton as the minister
How long have you lived in Clinton?
We’ve been in Clinton almost two years now.
Tell us about your family.
I’ve been married to Hilary for eight years. We
have one son, Jaxon, who will turn four in May
and one daughter, Lanie, who is one and a half.
What is your favorite memory of living
Well, we’ve only lived here a short time but
I remember right after we moved, in July 2019,
we went down to Traceway Park and enjoyed
the July 4th fun and fireworks. My favorite
memory is from May 2020. Covid had
everything shut down and we couldn’t have
Jaxon’s third birthday party. We decided to
have a neighborhood parade. The city sent
five police cars, a firetruck, and tons of friends
joined in line! It made his day!
Where are your three favorite places to
eat in Clinton?
Chick-fil-A, Atlas, and Picantes
What are some fun things to do in Clinton
on the weekends?
We like to take the kids to Lion’s Club Park.
We also like to visit with friends in the
neighborhood. There is always something
going on down on the brick streets, so we tend
to keep an eye on those special events and go
when we find something for our family.
Share some things you enjoy doing in your
Now that is a luxury – to have spare time! I like
to travel back to Petal and other places to see
family. I also like to dabble in songwriting.
What are three things on your bucket list?
Hmmm… this is a difficult one. Take my wife
to Milan, Italy, and show her where I purchased
her engagement ring. Become a Disney
Cruise Platinum Castaway Club Member, and
visit all four retired space shuttle locations .
Who is someone you admire and why?
I have a mentor that I have admired for years.
Her name is Kathy and she has roots in Clinton.
She has poured encouragement into me for
many years. She has always been there to listen.
Recently, she has been diagnosed with breast
cancer but her outlook is very positive and her
faith is strong. She knows it is all in God’s
hands and even ministers need that reminder
Where do you see yourself ten years
In 10 years, I’ll have a 14-year old and an
11-year old so I’m sure I’ll be chasing them
around! Prayerfully, I’ll still be doing what
I love, serving the Lord and His church.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
I don’t think I can identify a favorite childhood
memory but I can say I remember all of the
vacations I took as a child. We didn’t go often
but when we did it was fun! I specifically
remember my first trip to Disney World
and the mountains.
If you could give us one encouraging quote,
what would it be?
“Commitment is doing the thing you said you
were going to do long after the mood you said
it in has left you.” - Unknown
What is your favorite thing about
My favorite thing about the magazine is that it
helps new residents to Clinton learn things,
past and specifically present. You can learn
about the city, who the people are, and all the
things there are to do. What a great resource
to give out to new residents and to keep the
current population informed and connected!
Hometown CLINTON • 7
• 2 ¼ tsp. active dry yeast
(1 standard packet)
• 1 cup warm milk
• ⅔ cup granulated sugar
• ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
• 2 eggs, lightly beaten
• 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
• 4½ - 4¾ cups all purpose flour
In the bowl of your stand mixer
fitted with the dough hook, add
yeast, warm milk, and 1 Tbsp. of
measured out sugar. Stir lightly and
allow to sit for 10 minutes or until
foamy on top. Stir in remaining sugar,
melted butter, and beaten eggs until
combined. Add 3 cups of flour first
and then add one tablespoon at a
time until you have workable
dough. Place dough into a lightly
greased bowl and set into a
warm place to rise until
doubled, about one hour.
• 1 ½ cups strawberries, chopped
• ½ cup granulated sugar
• 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
• 1 Tbsp. water
• 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
• 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
While the dough is rising, gather
your ingredients for the strawberry
filling. In a medium sizes saucepan,
add the strawberries and sugar. Stir
constantly for five minutes until they
start to release their juices. Mix corn
starch and water together and stir it
into the strawberry mixture. Allow
to thicken, about 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow the
strawberry filling to cool to room
temperature. Stir together the
cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl
and set aside for later.
Once the dough has risen, don’t
punch it down just yet. Flip the bowl
over and dump it out onto a lightly
floured surface. Pat it down lightly
to release the air inside and roll it
with a rolling pin into a very large
rectangle, about 1/4” thick. Spread
the strawberry filling on into an even
layer and sprinkle the cinnamon
sugar on top.
Roll the dough up very tightly
into a long log. Cut the log into 12
or 16 cinnamon rolls. 12 for a large
9x13 pan or 16 for two round 8”
baking pans (8 rolls in each). Grease
your pan of choice extremely well
and place cut cinnamon rolls into
At this point, BEFORE the
second rise you can choose to finish
the process the next morning. Just
place the pan of cinnamon rolls in
the refrigerator with a damp cloth
on top. In the morning, remove the
rolls from the refrigerator and place
them in a warm environment to do
their second rise. Once they are
puffy, they’re ready to bake!
Continue the recipe as normal.
Once rolls have done their second
rise, preheat the oven to 350 degrees
and arrange the rack into the center
of the oven. Bake cinnamon rolls for
20-25 minutes or until lightly
golden on top.
• 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
• ¼ cup unsalted butter,
• ½ cup granulated sugar
• 2 tsp. vanilla extract
• 1 pinch of salt
Beat cream cheese and butter
together until smooth with no
lumps. Add in sugar, vanilla and
optional pinch of salt and mix until
smooth and creamy. Spread a thin
layer of the frosting onto the warm
rolls just as they come out of the
oven so it seeps into all of the
crevices and then a heftier layer once
they have cooled down a bit.
8 • MAY 2021
Pico de Gallo
Chocolate Chip Scones
• 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
• 2 Tbsp. sugar
• ½ tsp. baking soda
• 2 tsp. baking powder
• ½ tsp. salt
• 1 cup buttermilk
• 1 egg
• ½ cup butter (unsalted, cold,
• 1 cup strawberries (washed and
• ½ cup chocolate chips
• ¼ cup flour (for dusting over your
Preheat oven to 400 F degrees. Line
a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix together the flour,
sugar, baking soda, baking powder
and salt. In the measuring cup used to
measure the buttermilk, whisk the
egg with the buttermilk.
Add cubed butter to flour mixture
and using two knives or a pastry
blender cut in the butter, until dough
is crumbly and resembles peas.
Add the buttermilk mixture to the
flour mixture and mix well using a
fork or wooden spoon.
Add strawberries and chocolate
chips to the dough and roughly mix
until well incorporated. Turn dough
over onto a floured surface, and form
into a round disk. Cut the into eight
Place the scones onto your baking
sheet. Brush with buttermilk and
sprinkle with a bit of sugar if
preferred. Bake for about 25 to 30
minutes or until golden brown.
• 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
• ½ tsp. baking powder
• ⅛ tsp. salt
• ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
• 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
• ¾ cup sugar
• 1 egg
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract
• ¾ cup fresh strawberries, chopped
• 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
• 1-2 Tbsp. flour
• 5 oz. white chocolate, chopped
• Sanding sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 F and line
pans with parchment paper. Pour
fresh lemon juice over chopped
strawberries; drain after a few
minutes. Whisk together flour, salt
and baking powder and set aside.
Beat butter with sugar and cream
cheese until it’s light and fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
Gradually add flour mixture and mix
until well combined. Stir in chopped
Sprinkle strawberries with 1-2
tablespoon flour, toss them until all
strawberries are coated with thin layer
of flour and then stir them really
gently in the batter.
Drop heaping tablespoon of batter
onto pan leaving an inch space
Set the cookies in the refrigerator
for 5-10 minutes before baking.
Sprinkle with sanding sugar if you
want, but do not overdo it because
they are sweet enough.
Bake for 13-15 minutes (until the
edges become golden brown).
Let them cool a few minutes in the
pan than transfer them to a wire racks
to cool completely.
• 4 cups frozen strawberries
• 3 Tbsp. honey or agave nectar
• ½ cup plain yogurt
(non-fat or full fat)
• 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Add ingredients to the bowl of a food
processor. Process until creamy, about
five minutes. Serve immediately or
transfer to an airtight container and
freeze for up to a month.
Strawberry Crumb Bars
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 tsp. baking powder
• ¼ tsp. salt
• 3 cups flour
• 1 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
• 1 egg, beaten
• 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
• ½ cup sugar
• 4 tsp. corn starch
Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease, or line
with foil, a 9x13 pan. In a medium
bowl, whisk together sugar, baking
powder, salt, and flour. Cut in the
butter using two knives or a pastry
blender, until pieces are no bigger
than pea sized. Stir in the egg to form
crumbly dough. Pat half of the dough
in an even layer in the prepared pan.
In a medium bowl, toss strawberries
with the sugar and corn starch, then
spread the mixture on top of the
dough in the pan. Crumble the
remaining dough evenly over the
strawberry layer. Bake 45-50
minutes, or until lightly browned.
Let cool before slicing and serving.
• 1 California avocado, halved,
seeded, peeled, and diced
• 1 cup diced strawberries
• 1/3 cup diced mango
• ½ jalapeno, seeded and minced
• 1/4 cup diced red onion
• 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
• 1 tsp. honey, or more to taste
• Juice of 1 lime
• Kosher salt, to taste
In a large bowl, combine avocado,
strawberries, mango, jalapeno, onion,
cilantro, honey, lime juice, and salt, to
taste. Serve immediately.
Strawberry Sweet Tea
STRAWBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP
• 4 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
• 1½ cups water
• 1 ½ cups pure cane or coconut sugar
Add the strawberries, sugar, and water
to a saucepan and bring to a boil,
Lower the heat and simmer or 10-15
minutes. Let cool slightly then pour
the syrup through a fine mesh sieve
into a gallon pitcher. Discard the
• 3 Luzianne family size tea bags
• 3 cups water
• Strawberry simple syrup
Bring water to a boil, remove from
heat, drop in tea bags, and steep for
10-15 minutes. Pour tea into the
pitcher with the syrup and stir. Fill the
rest of the pitcher with cold water.
Chill completely then serve over ice
and/or freshly frozen strawberries.
Hometown CLINTON • 9
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Call to schedule your exam at one of our three convenient locations
or visit JEA Optical today!
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Hometown CLINTON • 13
14 • MAY 2021
PHOTOS Followell Fotography
Tell us about your family.
We are Brad, 35, Brittany, 33, Maddox, 6, and Kennedy, 3, and we’re happy to share we are expecting
a baby girl in September. Our hobbies include real estate investing and we genuinely enjoy helping people
buy and sell their homes, but we thoroughly enjoy the investing side of real estate the most. We flip houses
and we also own rentals here in Clinton. We believe it is a sound investment strategy and it is something
we can do as a family all while reinvesting in our community. The kids love going to check on projects and
doing work on the properties.
We also enjoy CrossFit; we are both Level-1 CrossFit certificate holders and coach, part-time, at
CrossFit Chi-Rho here in Clinton. God has given us one body, and it is our responsibility to take care of it.
We enjoy sharing that passion and helping others along in their fitness journey. Movement is medicine.
Hometown CLINTON • 15
We enjoy traveling and seeing new places. Prior to kids we traveled
internationally and have been all over the world, including, Italy,
Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Australia,
St. Lucia, Anguilla, Greece, Turkey, France, and the U.K.
Most of these trips were with Mississippi College through their
spring break trip program. We would love to start this back when
the kids get a little older. Most of all though, we enjoy hanging out
with friends and family, and hosting gatherings at our home.
How did you meet, and how long have you
We met back in 2003 during the Clinton High School Attache’
Showchoir summer musical, Newsies. Brad was in the stage crew
and I was a singer/dancer. We started crossing paths more when
school started through the same friend groups, and we started
dating later that school year. We dated for six years and have been
married for eleven years this June.
Do you allow time to be with your spouse
for a date night?
We try and do a date night almost once a week. We believe date
nights are an important part of marriage. It allows valuable time
together and gives us an opportunity to reconnect without
distractions. We enjoy trying out new restaurants, or we will
go to one of our local Clinton favorites.
What brings you the greatest joy as a parent?
Watching our kids do something kind or helping someone else
without being told. We teach our kids to love other people well,
just as Christ loves us. This is done through action because love
does. Also, watching our kids’ strengths and gifts emerge as they
grow, and determining how we can help them utilize their talents
God has given them to further His kingdom.
Who is the financial manager in your home?
Brad is the financial manager in our family. He majored in
accounting and loves numbers, so this came as an easy pick. We
both fully understand that what we have doesn’t belong to us, it
belongs to God and we both want to be good stewards with what
he has given us.
What is your discipline philosophy?
We are currently implementing biblical discipline. God is the
ultimate authority, and He has placed us in authority over the kids.
When they disobey us, they are more importantly disobeying
God. We teach them to be kind to everyone and to love others
What do you see in your role as the greatest
benefit to your family?
Being able to serve alongside those without. Our family serves
alongside our local homeless community in Jackson with an
organization called Shower Power. Every Friday the homeless
have the opportunity to attend Shower Power which provides
a shower, a hot meal, and any other necessities they might need.
Our kids started coming with us at the beginning and have
learned to love these people who are in need. Now every time
we get in the car, they ask if we have a “snack/care” bag to hand
out in case we see someone in need. Serving others in this
capacity has taught our kids to love these people who may
sometimes be overlooked and forgotten.
What’s a quick go-to meal that isn’t fast food?
And who does the cooking?
We enjoy food from 303 Jefferson, pizza from The Bank by
Pizza Shack, Mexican from Margaritas or Picantes, a salad
and a sandwich from Newks, or Japanese from Takara.
Brittany does all the cooking and typically makes plenty
of extra in case we have any guests stop by.
How long has Clinton been your home?
We both grew up in Clinton, attended Clinton schools, and we
both graduated from Mississippi College. After getting married
we chose to stay here in Clinton. We love it here! Our real estate
office is here, our church is here, and our family and friends are
here. Clinton is definitely our place to call HOME!
What are some of your favorite things about Clinton?
We love attending all the Main Street and Chamber events—
Spring Market, Fall Markets, Fresh at Five produce market,
Caterpillar Parade, Christmas Parade, Dinner and a Movie,
Red Brick Roads Music and Art Festival, and now we are enjoying
all the live music and entertainment offered downtown.
How do you spend your summer breaks?
We go each year to Point Clear, Alabama, and stay at the Grand
Hotel. Between the splash pad, pools, beach/bay, outdoor games,
immaculate grounds, bikes, tennis, golf, fishing, kayaking, paddle
boats, and amazing food, it’s hard to beat a resort like this so close
to our hometown.
16 • MAY 2021
What accomplishments make you proud
during your time living in Clinton?
Clinton has a phenomenal public school system, which
drives a majority of what we do in real estate. Academics,
sports, and performing arts are always superb, and earn
local, state, and nationwide recognition, year in and year
out. The quality of life here continues to improve as we
have some of the best police and fire protection making
Clinton one of the safest cities in Mississippi. The
hometown feel is brought to life with all that Main Street
and the local chamber do to bring family friendly events
here to town. We have a hard time imagining anywhere
else we would want to raise our family.
What drives you to have the job that you
Being called to real estate allows us to serve others and
build relationships. It is not so much about the house
itself but more about assisting the client through the
entire transaction. We want to make sure they have the
most pleasant experience from start to finish. Acquiring
a home can be an important aspect of someone’s life.
A home should be a place to build memories and find rest.
We also enjoy renovating properties. We like to take one
of the worst houses on the street and turn it into the best
home on the block. It helps bring up property values,
makes the city look better, and encourages neighbors
to take a little more pride in their neighborhood.
Plus someone gets a practically brand new home
once its completed.
QUESTIONS FOR THE CHILDREN
What’s your favorite thing to do as a family?
MADDOX Go to the Home Depot or Ace Hardware
store and to go check on our flip houses to see if the
workers left any screws, bolts, or wire nuts behind for
me to collect.
KENNEDY Go to the park.
What your favorite restaurant?
MADDOX The Bank by Pizza Shack
KENNEDY Mexican and Lillies
What’s your favorite park in Clinton and why?
MADDOX Kids Towne, because it has big slides.
KENNEDY Lions Club, because I get to see the train go by.
Hometown CLINTON • 17
18 • MAY 2021
Also known as an annual (because of the frequency in which it is published), the yearbook
has been as an important part of the school year as recess and sitting with your friends during lunch!
The yearbook reflects important school events and documents the lives of the people that participated.
It’s a memory book. A history book.
A record book, and a reference book.
As a celebration of the
we decided to take a peek
into the yearbooks of
our Clinton seniors.
These pages were
designed by each
staff and submitted
for inclusion in this
Best wishes to all
the graduating high
Class of 2021.
Hometown CLINTON • 19
Abel, Justice - Abraham, Callie - Arora, Esha - Brown, Devin - Collins, Sloan
A year to
King, Thomas - Murray, Grace - Oberhausen, Thomas - Phillips, Noah - Price, Presley -
- Craft, Grey - Daniel, Landon - Ford, Sydney - Galey, Sarah-Grace - Gillespie, John
Facing the future one day at a time.
Razinobakht, Chelsea - Razinobakht, Lindsea - Saxton, Walker - Shaw, Sydney
Sheriff, Madison - Weeks, Madelyn - Wilson, Kaitlyn - Zeitz, Hanna - Brown, Justyn --
The Lord is greater than the
giants you face.
1 John 4:4
Hood, Shelby - Kimes, Wynter - Mashburn, Mallory - Murray, Grace - Patrick Pettis-
Collins, Devin - Collins, Sloan - Farve, Iris Ann - Giles, Kelan - Gooden, Asjia - Gray, Monroe
- Porter, Jelani - Roberts, Omar - Rodgers, Keiwon - Sheriff, Kennedi - Wilder, Sarah Margaret
C l i n t o n H i g h S c h o o l
Omarion Luss and Evan Bass, Senior basketball
players, show off the State Championship trophy
CHS Homecoming Court Seniors Winners
Grace Goolsby, Madison Cardenas, Kaitlyn James
Christina Wright, Senior
Senior Natalie Derrick
CHS vs. Brandon High
Senior Michael Hughes,
CHS vs Starkville
Matthew Brown, Senior
CHS Bowling Team
CHS Star Students and their chosen Star Teachers
Students:Logan Salassi ,Taylor May, Caleb Miller
Teachers: Justin Odom, Allen Marett, Alix Williams
National Merit Finalists: Taylor May, Caleb Miller,
and Kylie Price
Seniors Madison Cloud, Justina Zheng and Kaitlyn
Hamilton look on during an on-site physics lab
12th grade English Teacher, Nancy Dent recieved
CHS Teacher of the Year and Clinton Public School
District Teacher of the Year
C l a s s o f
Senior Katie Pace
Senior Lee Kane
Congratulations Seniors! We are praying for you as you leave here and head out to
make a difference in the world for God’s glory.
- Jessica Gregory
I have loved watching you grow and mature during the last few years. Your sweet smile always brightened my day!
I pray that God will guide you and lead you in the direction He has planned for you. Keep that same loving heart
and you will never be without a friend!
In Christian love,
Matthew 5:16. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify
your Father in heaven.
Your enthusiasm and happy personality have been such a joy to watch over the last few years. I hope you never
lose that sparkle! With God on your side, you will never fail no matter what trials and tribulations come your way. I
will be praying for you as you begin this next step in your life.
In Christian love,
Deuteronomy 31:8. The Lord himself goes before you and will with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do
not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Dear Jacee and Jada,
Congratulations on all your accomplishments! May God continue to bless and
guide you as you get ready to embark on your next adventure.
Congratulations and God bless you on this wonderful achievement! May God be
with you every step of the way as you continue your life’s journey. - Kim Yelverton
“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”—Malcolm X
Congratulations, girls! Miss Moseley
Congratulations on this milestone! Hold fast to the truths of God's Word and seek
Him first. I pray the Lord's blessing upon you in this next season of life.
"Whatever you do work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that
from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the
Lord Christ." Colossians 3:23-24
Do not give into the feeling of needing to change yourself or your values in order
to fit in. You are an adult now who has her security and self-worth in Christ and
not in the seemingly important opinions of others.
Congratulations! You've made it through one of the craziest years of history. We are excited to see
where God takes you after Mt. Salus. Two quick pieces of advice to keep in the back of your mind: 1)
Don't be afraid to make the wrong decision- Just do something and God will lead you; 2) Be yourself,
but don't be afraid to improve. :)
Love, Coach Reese
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Regional Library System
ONLINE OR IN-PERSON
Visit your CMRLS library in Rankin,
Scott, Simpson, or Smith Counties for
personal assistance, computer use, or
browse to find books, movies, audiobooks,
reference materials, magazines, and
Visit online for downloadable eBooks
and audiobooks, magazines, and music;
as well as World Book Online and the
Virtual Reference Library with databases
and handpicked websites for homework
research, foreign languages, and genealogy
databases, all available for you, 24-7-365.
RANKIN COUNTY LIBRARIES
Brandon Public Library - 601.825.2672
Florence Public Library - 601.845.6032
G. Chastaine Flynt Memorial Library
Flowood - 601.919.1911
Northwest Point Reservoir Library
Brandon - 601.992.2539
Pearl Public Library - 601.932.2562
Pelahatchie Public Library - 601.854.8764
Puckett Public Library - 601.824.2157
Richland Public Library - 601.932.1846
Sandhill Pisgah Library - 601.829.1653
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Park Place Christian Academy
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May 24 - 27 / 8:00am – 11:00am
Incoming 1st -6th graders
$150 per person
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Vacation Bible School
CONCRETE & CRANES
Flowood Baptist Church
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THE MEDGAR PROJECT
36 • MAY 2021
MARY ANN KIRBY
Shower Power Operations Manager
“Medgar? How long has it been
since you’ve had a proper place
of your own to call home?”
He furrows his eyebrows as he calculates.
“I don’t know. I guess eleven or twelve years....
maybe longer. Hmmmm, yeah–longer.”
We met Medgar back in December of
2019 while we were just getting our feet wet
(pardon the pun). We are Shower Power,
a ministry that provides showers for, and
serves, many members of downtown
Jackson’s homeless or marginally sheltered.
Medgar was one of our original adopters,
has come regularly ever since, and remains
one of our very favorite friends.
So during the course of one of our
conversations around mid-2020, and
months after we’d known him, Medgar
mentioned having a house. We knew him
to spend most of his time on a bench
around one of the downtown landmarks–
so this news of a house was very surprising.
He said, “Y’all wanna come see it?” And
that’s all it took.
We followed Medgar to a structure
that was completely dysfunctional and
dilapidated. It explains why the majority
of his time was spent on that bench. Both
his mother and brother had spent their
lives living in it prior to their deaths and
were unable to manage any type of upkeep.
And since their passing, it just continued
It had no power and no operable
plumbing. It had become a hoarding site
with rooms of rubble and remnants of
former lives piled from floor to ceiling–
the result of years-long neglect. We thought,
at the very least, we could help clean it out
so that on days when it rained–or in the
extreme cold–Medgar could have shelter
from the elements.
So on Labor Day weekend the Shower
Power team, along with additional recruited
friends and family members, descended
upon Medgar’s house with shovels and
gloves, buckets and respirator masks, and
a commercial-sized dumpster. We shoveled
our way in and created a path from room
It took days of nothing but clearing out
in order to get the house completely emptied.
Nothing was salvageable. And what we
were left with, structurally, was devastating.
There were broken floor joists and rotten
subflooring. At one point, what used to be
the kitchen was now only dirt below.
An entire exterior wall gave way, rotten
from the absence of any type of vapor barrier
and moisture from a roof that didn’t seem to
deflect a single drop of water. In all honesty,
any reasonable human being would have
simply written the house off and slated it
for a complete tear-down.
We started a social media campaign
including a GoFundMe to raise money to
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at least stabilize the house enough to use as a reasonably fortified
shelter. And that’s when the miracles started happening.
By that very evening, through the power of Facebook, we had
secured a new roof–that was being donated! And everything from
there fell into place in a way that we could have never imagined.
Some longtime supporter friends of Shower Power called and
offered to provide us with the support of a general contractor to help
get us started. Sheetrock and all the supplies needed to hang it was
donated. A 2.5 ton HVAC and the installation of it was donated.
The calls kept coming–and so did the cash.
We started referring to our supporters as our “Village” and we
updated everyone routinely through Facebook. Plumbing fixtures
were donated along with windows and doors. An electrical company
agreed to donate all of the wiring and its installation–and the
owner of that company acted as a general contractor that got us
across the finish line.
Drywall installation was donated. Custom cabinets were built,
donated, and installed. A college group came and painted the entire
interior. A local business owner purchased flooring for us and the
company she purchased it from donated the installation! It was
amazing—and it had God’s fingerprints all over it.
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Despite the total destruction that we’d left Medgar with, he
never once became discouraged or lost hope. He said, repeatedly,
that anything was better than what he had. And he was right—
despite my own occasional doubts.
Framing was repaired or replaced. New plumbing and wiring
went in. New subflooring went down. Insulation was put in.
Ductwork was installed. Windows were replaced.
If nothing else happened—this was ten thousand times better
than what we started with. It was an empty shell with a rock-solid
roof overhead. We had a tree removed that was looming above
threatening the entire structure—the removal of which was donated.
Sheetrock went up. Doors were hung. Trim work began. Plumbing
fixtures, cabinets, lighting, new flooring and moldings, appliances
and granite countertops were all donated and installed. An alarm
system was installed and insurance was purchased. New mattresses
were donated—and for the first time in a very long time, Medgar
had a bed.
As of this writing, we’re actually still putting the finishing touches
on his home. The pandemic created some supply-side and staffing
availability challenges. But it’s been such a labor of love for all of us,
and it’s fun to still be tinkering with it. It keeps us connected to our
friend in a super meaningful way.
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Medgar worked harder than anyone there. He never left the job
site and has an appreciation for his new home that few can fathom.
We built a home he loves so that he can build a life he loves–and
we’ve been immeasurably blessed in doing so. All in all, the house
that should have been torn to the ground was rebuilt with the love
and generosity of complete strangers–and about $15,000 cash, all
donated. And since then, the folks at Shower Power have embarked
on several new projects—all with the purpose of restoring dignity
and providing opportunity to people that may just need a little help.
Thank you to the following friends and
businesses that donated products, services,
and labor. These are local businesses that
we can all support in a mighty way:
Strength Roofing & Siding - Brooks Strength
LiveWire Electrical Services - Marcus Buffington
Godfrey-McHann Realty - Brittany and Brad McHann
Adam Wilson Home Improvement - Adam Wilson
L&W Supply - Chris White
Pure Air Consultants - Tony Groover
Gotta Go - Lauren McGraw
Terry Murray Carpentry - Terry Murray
MidSouth Crawl Space - Josh Quick
The Stone Source - Troy Burnette and Bob Foreman
Treehouse Boutique - Jude Muse
Renfrow Decorative Center - Ross Renfrow
Mattress Firm of Jackson/D. Noblin Furniture
- Danny, Grant and Mason Gray
Ferguson Enterprises - Dallas Spence and Alice Querin
Energy Insulation Services - Wes Teten
Will Norris Drywall Services
Deviney Construction - Jason Cochran
Pennington & Trim - Ed Trim
MGC Landscapes - Trey Deloach
Paint Plus Construction - Rob Deloach
Hopper Properties - Casey Bridges
Hopper Properties - Shane Saxton
Buffalo Peak Outfitters - Bob McCain
Hinds Community College Phi Theta Kappa
- Jane Foreman
Home Depot - Jodi Youngblood
Sherwin Williams Fondren - Andrew Lee
RiverBend Tires - Don Duncan
Tahya and Kevin Dobbs
For more information about Shower Power visit
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44 • MAY 2021
The Business of
Hazel and Henry Taylor are the proud creators of H&H Puppy Care,
and this entrepreneurial sibling pair is on a mission.
They have set out to serve the people of Clinton
and their K9’s - and grant their own wish to meet
lots and lots of furry friends!
The story begins last summer when Hazel (7)
was teaching a few tricks to Mayzie, one of two of
the Taylor family dogs. She and Mayzie were having
such a fun time, and she thought, “Wouldn’t it be
great if I could invite other dogs to our house to
take care of them and teach them tricks, too?”
Hazel shared the idea with her brother Henry
(9), who also loves dogs. He was immediately on
board but says, “It took a little convincing,” when
asked how his parents felt about their new venture.
If you have ever had the joy of meeting these
two, you know they used their enterprising personalities
to win over their mom and dad. However,
there was one condition, all H&H Puppy Care
clients must be house-trained. Henry and Hazel
understood why this was a rule and decided to
make things even easier for themselves and their
future visitors. The first trick they teach new H&H
pups at is how to use a doggie door!
Don’t let the ages of this dynamic duo fool you
- they are great multitaskers! They have had three
visiting dogs, in addition to Mayzie and their other
dog Luna, for a total of five dogs to care for at once.
Mayzie and Luna each feel a little differently about
sharing their home with other pups. “Luna likes
when other dogs come over because she’s very
energetic, but Mayzie just leaves the room,”
While Mayzie may be a little unsure of her guests,
Henry and Hazel are always excited to accommodate
dogs who need extended stays. The two
fondly recall Aspen, a pup who stayed with them
for three weeks. “She was the sweetest dog, so
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it was actually really easy to take care of her,”
Hazel says. “Her family was finishing up building a
house and moving, and she needed somewhere
The Taylor siblings especially love having repeat
customers, like Millie, who they care for almost
every Sunday. Henry explains, “Millie’s mom is a
nurse, so she works long hours. She doesn’t want
Millie to spend all that time in her cage not being
able to do anything, so she lets us watch her.”
Hazel and Henry manage and execute the
feeding, playing, and walking schedules of all the
dogs and work on the business side of H&H.
How do these kids do it? H&H Puppy Care is a family
affair, of course! Hazel and Henry have great
support from their mother Amanda, who oversees
the day-to-day operations, and their father Scott
manages the H&H Puppy Care Instagram account
and coordinates with the puppy/parent clients. The
pride Amanda and Scott have in the creativity and
ingenuity of their children shows through their
encouragement and dedication to the business -
including an official logo, marketing videos, and
t-shirts - not mention the willingness to open the
doors, floors, and furniture of their home to
multiple pet guests as a means of helping their kids
chase a dream.
When asked if H&H serves other animals in the
pet community, Hazel responds, “We’ve been
trying to get mom to let us watch birds, cats, and
of their previous K9 clients, Balto, came to their
house for care, his cat-brother, Tony, had to stay
home–and Hazel and Henry came to him. Henry
slyly adds,“...for now.” Currently the Taylor house is
dogs-only, but Henry and Hazel seem confident
their services will extend to in-home pet sitting in
the future. These two are definitely getting ready to
pitch new ideas to Mom and Dad!
The brainstorming doesn’t stop there. Henry
and Hazel have big plans for H&H Puppy Care.
Hazel is eager to create a few systems to streamline
business and is hoping for an office “. . . so we can
organize all our schedules. Then, we could make
time for more puppies!” Henry is considering
franchising and has been strategizing how to grow
H&H so they can serve more pets, families, and
communities: “I think we could tell our friends and
families about it, and get them in the business, so
that way we can have multiple locations.”
Above all, Hazel and Henry are most passionate
about making the pets who visit their home feel
comfortable and welcome. Dogs who stay overnight
even get to sleep in their beds! The H&H team
wants every new guest to feel like part of the family–
and building relationships with the pups who visit
is very important to both kids. Their mission is to
provide a safe, fun place for puppy parents to leave
their dogs over and over, and they have succeeded.
Henry says, “When dogs come back again, they act
like they’ve been with us forever.”
rodents...maybe.” Amanda explains that when one
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to First Responders
Why did you decide to be a police officer?
I was drawn to the professionalism and strict lifestyle the job
demands from those that go the distance in this career.
How long have you been with the Clinton Police Department?
Tell us about your family.
I am married and have a three-year-old toddler that keeps me busy,
along with two teenage step-children and a teenage daughter in Texas.
What is the toughest thing you have experienced in your job?
The toughest part of this job is definitely the incidents that have
to do with children in a negative-type scenario.
Share some things you enjoy doing in your spare time.
I enjoy making my house a home. I love upgrading and decorating it.
What are three things on your bucket list?
Three things on my bucket list: run a full marathon (I’v already
run a half), bungee jump in Italy, and learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!
Who is someone you admire and why?
I admire all my brothers and sisters in blue who do this job,
day in and out, selflessly.
If you could give one piece of advice to a young person,
what would it be?
Find a career you enjoy. You will never work a day in your life
if you enjoy your job.
What is your favorite thing about the city of Clinton?
My favorite thing about Clinton is the diversity among us all.
After all, “We belong here.”
What is your favorite thing about Hometown Clinton?
What I like about the magazine is that you guys feature our locals!
Real business, real people in our own little Clinton, Mississippi.
CLINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Taylor Carter of Brookhaven is
headed to the University of Southern
Mississippi for a degree in biology
and an eventual career as a
Rodric McClain got out of the car to take a photo
of his best friend, Tia Denise Cook of Jackson.
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The CHALKBOARD Clinton Schools
Clinton Public Schools
The Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Andy
Schoggin to serve as the sixth superintendent of
the Clinton Public School District, replacing Dr. Tim
Martin who, in December, announced his retirement
at the conclusion of the school year.
Dr. Schoggin comes to Clinton from Petal where
he currently serves as Petal School District’s assistant
superintendent and chief operations officer. In his
role he is responsible for day-to-day leadership and
oversight of several key areas for the Petal School
“Our family is excited about this opportunity in
Clinton,” Dr. Schoggin said. “When you look at
successful communities and successful schools,
Clinton is a shining star in the state. It’s evident that
the schools are important to the community and the
quality of life.”
Dr. Schoggin said he and his family are excited
about joining the school district and meeting new
people in the community. “We also are looking
forward to continuing to meet and exceed the
expectations of the community and the school
A graduate of Bruce High School, Dr. Schoggin
earned his Bachelor of Arts in Education from the
University of Mississippi. He completed a Master
of Educational Leadership from Delta State
University and a Doctor of Education from William
Dr. Felicia Gavin, president of the Clinton Public
School District’s Board of Trustees, said the board is
confident in Dr. Schoggin’s ability to lead the district
“What will never change about the Clinton
Public School District is its resilience, adaptability
and demand for excellence,” Dr. Gavin said.
“We offer our congratulations and warm
welcome to our new superintendent Dr. J. Andy
Schoggin,” Dr. Gavin added. “His background and
skill set are exactly what is needed in the Clinton
Public School District as we navigate through
unprecedented changes in education.”
“Dr. Schoggin’s ability to work with the many
different constituencies that superintendents have–
the school board, parents, students, teachers, other
staff members and the public as a whole–
will be invaluable to our district,” she said.
Dr. Schoggin was a classroom teacher in the
Marshall County School District and DeSoto County
School District before becoming an assistant
principal in DeSoto County in 2005.
In 2011 he joined the Senatobia Municipal School
District as middle school and high school principal.
In 2017, Dr. Schoggin served the Tupelo Public
School District as director of athletics along with
other administrative duties.
Clinton Public School District’s Board of Trustees
member Derek Holmes pointed out Dr. Schoggin’s
track record of leadership during his time in public
“Dr. Schoggin has held leadership roles in
several of Mississippi’s top school districts,” Holmes
said. “He is poised to come into the Clinton Public
School District and progress the vision that has
helped this district flourish over the past 50 years.
He’s got the desire and capability to show true
leadership, accepting the challenge of making this
school district even better than it already is.”
Dr. Matthew Dillon, Petal School District’s
superintendent said he is proud of the opportunity
that has presented itself to Dr. Schoggin. “I’ve had
the pleasure of working with Dr. Schoggin in two
districts,” Dr. Dillon said, “Bringing him to Petal was
important to me. He’s been very instrumental in
carrying out initiatives in the district and seeing
them through at a high level.”
Dr. Dillon pointed out Dr. Schoggin’s ability to
be an effective leader is one of his best qualities.
“He’s a great asset wherever he goes with great
educational knowledge. He cares about education
and cares about people. He and his family will be
missed in Petal, but we’re certainly proud for him.
He’ll only get better as he moves forward in this
Dr. Schoggin’s wife, Monica, currently teaches
in the special education department at Petal High
School where she serves as department chair and
PLC leader. They have a 10-year-old son, Anderson,
who is actively involved in the robotics and archery
teams for the Petal School District.
“One critical role of a leader is the ability to
transform vision into reality,” Dr. Gavin added.
“We are excited to work with Dr. Schoggin as he
executes the vision of CPSD into reality.”
Dr. Andy Schoggin will assume the role of
Clinton Public School District’s superintendent
of schools beginning July 1, 2021.
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Clinton Public School District’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year
Clinton High English teacher Nancy Dent, is no stranger to going above
and beyond the traditional call of duty. In her 38 years of teaching–the last
16 of those serving at Clinton High School–she’s traveled the breadth of the
English curriculum, covering everything from advanced placement classes to
speech and debate, essentials of college literacy, world literature and
She’s proudly been the sponsor of Clinton High School’s academic team
for a decade, even seeing her students finish second in the nation at the
National Academic Challenge. She’s given of her time to Model U.N. and
facilitated CHS’s First Priority Club all in the name of encouraging students
at Clinton High School to achieve their greatest potential.
“I try to start the students’ day off by letting them know how happy I am
to see them,” Dent said. “I love seeing their faces light up when I get to tell
them good morning, by name, and give them the ‘elbow of love’ at the end
of the teaching period.”
Referencing the changes put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
Dent said this is just another chapter in the ever-changing world of
secondary education. “Teaching virtually seemed a daunting task back in
March 2020,” she said, “but today it doesn’t feel that way. I miss not being
able to see the faces of my kids on Zoom, or as I call them, my Zoomies.
I would much rather be able to see their faces and know if they are ‘with me’
during class discussions, but we’re doing the best we can do.”
She said the world certainly has changed from her first days in the
classroom back in 1982, but students over the past four decades have
always had the need to be loved. “Sometimes I think I may be the only one
who tells a child that he or she is loved and that I love them all regardless
of the circumstances,” she said. “Students need hope for a better tomorrow,
and that’s been at the heart of my calling.”
Dent, who started out as a band instructor, said she has a true love for
music but realized her passion for English and literature would allow her to
educate students while creating lasting bonds. “When I see that light go off
in a student’s eyes when they make a connection in class, it makes me truly
excited,” she said. “And of course, since I teach seniors, every graduation
ceremony is special. It allows me to beam with pride as my seniors cross
Dent says she’s determined to reach as many students as she can and
has no intention of retiring any time soon. “I love teaching and, specifically,
teaching in the community where I live,” she said. “It brings me great joy
to see my former students around town and find out what is happening in
Her husband, Terry Dent, teaches science at Clinton Junior High School,
and her son Sam, who graduated as valedictorian from Clinton High School
in 2012, is a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at Florida State University.
As CPSD’s Teacher of the Year, Dent will represent the Clinton Public
School District in the Mississippi Teacher of the Year program this spring
hosted by the Mississippi Department of Education.
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How did time manage to carry life
through such fleeting days and years?
It seems much too quick to see the end of life on this
earth and be left holding only memories and a few tokens
of our loved ones lives. Yet our God has a miraculous way
of bonding wonderful memories in our minds that are
associated with our parents, but in such a way that we
don’t live in the past or remain paralyzed in grief.
However, it is ironic that there are still moments when
I feel like a wide-mouth Lucy from Charlie Brown shouting,
“I MISS MY MAMA!” And even though I realize my memory
is losing some of its needed cells, I rejoice that there are
moments and images in my mind that time hasn’t erased.
I remember Mother converting the dining room into
her sewing room where she would cut out a new fall
dress on that mahogany surface and make her Singer
machine sing. Ther’s one specific two-piece ensemble I still
recall–a blue-green plaid with a gazillion pleats in the skirt.
It required way more time than I required for my taste, but
it was the latest style, so Mother kept making pleats.
It never dawned on me as a child that
Mother’s closet had a lot
more space than my sister’s
and mine. In years to come
I would realize more of her
sacrifices for her four children.
When I hear about plans for
VBS, I think of Mother. It was so
special to me that she was the
principal, the main person to
organize and make it work.
I thought she was an outstanding storyteller. Her
missionary stories came alive as we cleared jungle paths
to remote villages and glided down the Amazon in a
canoe to join the missionaries sharing the Gospel.
I sang the Psalms to present day tunes and learned
pledges to the Christian flag and Bible—all under
the tutelage of my mother.
I loved the way Mother loved my daddy, how she
trained us to appreciate and look for dessert after every
lunch and dinner, how she hung a line of clothes like the
military might have ordered, how she let us have a real
but small fire to cook our mud pies, how she saved all
her empty spice tins and oatmeal containers for our
playhouse, how she made our being sick almost better
than being well, due to her constant attention and
special treats, how she loved musical performances by her
offspring and how we knew she loved us unconditionally.
Life lessons, intentional and unintentional, were forged
into my years by my mother and
daddy. I know they weren’t perfect,
but time has a way of dissolving
the flaws and polishing the jewels.
I’m grateful that memories like
mine allow me to celebrate
Mother›s Day on a daily basis
because my mother’s influence
is branded in my heart and
mind. And I count that as
a really good thing!
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