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Turning 40 – What to Know Before Your First Mammogram: National Mammography Day

The year 1977 saw a great many milestones – flare jeans were made famous by John Travolta’s role in “Saturday Night Fever”; the first “Star Wars” movie premiered; Apple II Computer debuted; Jimmy Carter was the 39th U.S. President; Orlando Bloom, Gavin DeGraw and Liv Tyler were born; and “Laverne & Shirley” was nearly tied with “Happy Days” as the most popular television show. Fast forward to 2017: women born in 1977 celebrate their fabulous 40th birthday this year – which also means it’s time for them to start getting their annual mammogram. Why begin mammograms at age 40? The American...

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Four to be inducted into PJC’s Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2017

Three former Dragon student-athletes and a former coach will be inducted into the Paris Junior College Athletic Hall of Fame during the 93rd Homecoming November 3-4. The Hall of Fame ceremony is set for 2:30 p.m. in the McLemore Student Center Ballroom and all friends and family of the honorees are welcomed to attend.  Robert White Larry Click Gerald Jack Archie Reynolds Those to be honored during the afternoon’s ceremony include Robert W. “Bob” White, PJC golf team member 1953-55; Gerald Jack, a member of the 1956-58 Dragon baseball and football teams; Archie Reynolds, pitcher for the 1966 PJC baseball team that...

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FBI’s Operation Cross Country successfully recovers 84 minors

FBI Announces Results of Operation Cross Country XI Underage Sex Trafficking Crackdown Leads to Recovery of 84 Minors The Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), announced today that 84 minors were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a nationwide effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from October 12-15, 2017. This is the 11th iteration of the FBI-led Operation Cross Country (OCC), which took place this year in 55 FBI field offices and involved 78 state and local task forces, consisting of...

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