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Cold weather snap, late spring arrival proves to be a challenge and a learning opportunity for CCHS Agriculture students

Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:59 am

Above, Clinton County High School Agriculture Teacher Ben Prewitt instructed students on identifying plants that were dead versus the ones that might survive. Below, students worked on replanting the plants in fresh soil if it had been determined that the plants had a chance to live. Prewitt said the cold snap that came through last week caused damage to many of the smaller plants in the greenhouse.

Students at Clinton County High School worked hard Monday in an effort to salvage plants that were hit by the weekend’s cold weather snap.

According to FFA Sponsor and Horticulture teacher Ben Prewitt, the greenhouse took a big hit this past weekend.

“I don’t know what happened,” Prewitt said. “I don’t know if the heat

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    Youth league baseball, softball starts Saturday

    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:59 am

    The Albany Cal Ripken organization for youth baseball and softball will officially get underway Saturday as opening day ceremonies are set to begin at 9 a.m. with the annual parade, followed by the introduction of teams and the throwing out of the first pitch.

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    April means. . . time to clean up our county

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 9:02 am

    Volunteers are invited to join the historic 20th annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup, which will be held throughout April across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, including Clinton County.

    “Since the first

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    Primary election important dates reminder

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 9:02 am

    The 2018 May 22 primary election is soon approaching and County Clerk Sheila Booher reminds voters of some important dates and deadlines to remember pertaining to the spring election cycle.

    First, the

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    Lots of ways to be warned of severe weather

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 9:01 am

    With the spring season now officially here, it also brings the added threat of severe weather in the form of severe thunderstorms, lightning, flooding and most dreadfully, tornadoes.

    In Clinton County, however,

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    Greensburg man accepts plea in Albany high speed chase

    Posted March 7, 2018 at 10:23 am

    A Greensburg, Kentucky man who led law enforcement authorities on a wild chase through the streets of Albany early last November, putting lives in danger and causing damage to vehicle and property, has accepted a plea agreement in Clinton Circuit Court.

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    Fiscal court holds short special meeting

    Posted March 7, 2018 at 10:10 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court held a brief call meeting Monday morning, March 5 with five of six members present and two items of business on the agenda.

    The court first accepted a check in the amount of $17,500

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    Clinton Circuit Court term held

    Posted March 7, 2018 at 10:09 am

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held last Thursday, March 1 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over another heavy calendar.

    The following are cases in which some type of final resolution was

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    February term of Clinton Circuit Court

    Posted February 28, 2018 at 10:15 am

    A busy term of Clinton Circuit Court was held on February 8 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a large caseload.

    The following are cases in which sentencing occurred, agreements were reached, trial dates

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    Counterfeit money and drugs seized last week

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:50 am

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a possible counterfeit money operation going on inside the county. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Jim Guffey, the counterfeit money was exchanged for

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    Bat Dawgs fall to Green County

    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Noby Guffey was called out after trying to steal second during Monday’s game against Green County. Clinton County lost the contest by a final score of, 13-3, in six innings. Clinton County moves to

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Time for the “Kids of Summer” to have some fun

    Despite the fact that we are anxiously awaiting the arrival of some true spring-like weather for our mid-April activity planning (translation – it’s time to turn the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 8:49 am

    Roundball takes a break

    With the conclusion of Monday night’s men’s NCAA Division I championship game, most basketball fans will be taking a break for a few months with a few exceptions.

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    Baseball/softball teams takes to the fields

    Posted March 28, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Jared Bertram called his team in during the first inning of Thursday’s game against Pulaski County last week. Pulaski County defeated Clinton County 19-9 in five innings. Clinton County won its game against Pickett

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    Tennis teams begin season

    Posted March 28, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Both the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams took to the courts last week and picked up several wins for the early part of the season. On Saturday, March 10, Clinton County played Warren East and in singles play, MaKenzie Kerney won her match, 6-1

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 28, 2018 at 8:23 am

    Congrats to Jackson

    Hopefully everyone noticed a front page article this week regarding the most recent accolade that came to a CCHS athlete.

    Bulldog junior guard Jackson Harlan was named

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 21, 2018 at 9:03 am

    And now there are . . . 2

    We succeeded in the goal that was on the minds of high school basket back in November when we began the 2017-18 season – the crowning of two new

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 7, 2018 at 10:10 am

    And then there were . . . 16 each,

    and this is what we’ve been working toward

    After just over three months of games, preceded by several weeks of practice,

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    United Country wins awards

    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:44 am

    United Country Lakes and Land Realty/Auction, with two sales associates, were recognized at the United Country Real Estate Training and Awards Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    Highway Bible quizzers compete at Trevecca

    Posted April 11, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Three teen Bible Quizzers from Highway Nazarene Church represented the Kentucky District at Top Nazarene Talent at Trevecca Nazarene University on April 6 and 7.

    Mattie Honeycutt, Ethan Rains, and Eli

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    Relay Cookin’ For A Cure

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The Clinton County Relay For Life Committee and teams are hosting a Celebrity Cook Off. The event will be held at the Relay For Life on Friday, April 20. The time is from 5-7 p.m. and will

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    Clinton Sheriff’s Office March activity report

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 8:59 am

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office has released its monthly activity report for March 2018 as follows:

    Citations, 84; arrests, 50; warrants served, 54; criminal summons served, 32; civil summons served, 54; protective order summons, three; small claims

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    Library Notes

    Posted April 4, 2018 at 8:59 am

    by Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library? www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org.

    If I Live by Terry Blackstock;

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