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Cobb-Vantress feed mill is now fully operational

Posted March 3, 2015 at 8:12 pm

High times . . .

Above, Cobb Mill Manager Matt Ferguson, right, was inspecting a pipe on the top platform of the mill Friday morning. Ferguson said the colder weather makes it harder to keep the lines flowing smoothly and at times clogged or slow flows are jogged loose with the use of a rubber mallet.

At left, a side by side comparison of crumbled feed, right, and pellet feed that the mill produces. Ferguson said the mill is now fully operational.

Citizens of Clinton and surrounding counties have been keeping an eye on the newly constructed Cobb-Vantress feed mill for more than a

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    Two indicted in connection with Hargis murder last year

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Two individuals who allegedly had involvement in a deadly incident that occurred last November resulting in two deaths, including a murder and another death, have been indicted by a Clinton County Grand Jury in relation to those fatal incidents. its regular session on February 12, the

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    March brings severe storms liklihood

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    Many things in life are unpredictable, but none more so that the weather, especially this time of year when winter turns into spring. This year, like the old saying, people in this area of the country may “go from the frying pan into the fire,” considering

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    ‘Spring forward’ this Sunday

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    The long, cold winter of 2015 is coming to a close much to the delight of most Clinton County and southern Kentucky residents. With spring quickly approaching, many residents have something even more to look forward to, shorter nights and longer

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    Big Blue Booster Saturday

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 8:09 pm

    Players, fans, coaches, parents and the entire community – businesses, professionals and residents – came together for a common effort once again this past Saturday night, making for another successful Clinton County High School Basketball Booster Club

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    Local marinas suffer worst damage from winter storm

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Last week’s winter storm that dumped between eight inches and a foot of snow across the county, coupled with the frigid temperatures that followed and later the freezing rain, has played havoc with schedules including everything from schools to churches to deliveries

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    Clinton Grand Jury hands down several indictments

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury results from February 12 have been released, as the panel handed down several indictments during the session, some involving assault and several individuals were named in multi-count charges.

    The following true bills were returned by the local

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    Occupational tax public hearing will now be held March 5

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Last week’s series of winter storms played havoc with just about every aspect of life in and around Albany and Clinton County, including schools, businesses and local and state government functions.

    The weather caused the cancellation of both the Clinton County Fiscal

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    School board holds brief meeting Monday

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held a call meeting Monday afternoon at the Central Office with all members present and a limited agenda requiring action. The meeting was held in lieu of the board’s regular meeting that had been cancelled the previous week due to the

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    Friday’s Booster Club events postponed

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    A trio of events that had been planned this Friday by the C.C.H.S. Basketball Boosters Club has been postponed until further notice, according to Booster Club President Kim Gibson.

    Gibson told the

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    Thompson accepts plea in Sidwell murder case

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    A Clinton County man charged with a co-defendant in relation to the murder of another Albany man, Jimmy Sidwell, Jr., in October 2013, has agreed to accept a 35-year prison sentence for his alleged role in that crime.

    During a pretrial conference

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    IDA elects officers, discuss loan numbers

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority held its first meeting of 2015 last Thursday morning at the IDA-Welcome Center. Six of seven members were on hand for the board’s regular meeting.

    The board first re-elected officers, with all current officers being nominated

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    School board meets

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    The Clinton County Board of Education held a combination meeting and work session last Thursday evening, February 12 with all board members present. Also on hand were Finance Director Mike Reeves and Principals Tina Langford and Tim Armstrong of the ECC and AES, respectively.

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    Dawgs fall in district finals

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:27 pm




    The Clinton County Bulldogs moved to the finals of the 16th District Tournament last week, but fell in the championship game to the Russell County Lakers, 63-47. Clinton County got to the finals by

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    And then there were . . . well, it depends on Mother Nature

    Sometimes you skate completely through a roundball season without missing hardly a game.

    Other years are like

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    March. Kentucky’s basketball team has laid claim to a peak where Big Blue fan expectations live. Full summit.

    A high place where 46 SEC titles brings more yawn than yea!

    Whatever happens from here, smothering quick-and-cocky Arkansas, surgical

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    Just when the caterpillar

    thought the world was ending,

    he turned into a butterfly.

    Twenty-seven wins in, Kentucky’s basketball team is less a caterpillar, if it ever was, but, as the world turns

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    Clinton falls in down to wire finish

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs dropped it’s third game of the season to the Monroe County Falcons Friday night in a close, down-to-the-wire contest, 46-44.

    During the first meeting between the two teams on December 9 at The Castle,

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    February. The rodent in Pennsylvania didn’t see his shadow … some of us forgot the Valentine’s Day thing … Jerry Tarkanian’s name made it into same sentence with Dean Smith … and pitchers and catchers reported to spring training.

    Closer to home,

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    Turnovers … Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    Thanks to Mother Nature – that might be it

    The old saying “if you don’t like the weather in southern Kentucky, stick around awhile, it’ll change in a day or two” would be a welcomed adage to

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    Dawgs drop two games this week

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs dropped two games this week with a loss to Corbin on Monday night, February 9, 66-55, and a loss to Caverna on Tuesday, 55-52. In between losses, Clinton County grabbed a “W” Friday night at home against Glasgow, 84-53, to

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    Bro. Ron and Reba Jones

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    50th wedding anniversary

    Amy Marcum and Angie McFall invite all family and friends to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their parents, Bro. Ron and Reba Jones. The event will be at the RECC Community room Sunday,

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    Hughel D.

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    Phillips of Tampa, Florida, celebrated his 90th birthday January 27, 2015. He is the son of the late Albert and Dolly Tompkins Phillips of Albany, Ky. Hughel retired at the age of 55 from the Federal Housing Administration and

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:32 pm

    Get an early start on spring gardening

    Source: Rick Durham, extension horticulture specialist

    You don’t need to wait for warm weather to start your vegetable garden. Did you know there are several types of vegetables you can

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Sundowner Syndrome

    Source: Amy Hosier,

    UK extension specialist for family life education

    If you care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s

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    Cattleman's Corner

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    The three C’s of making money

    Most cattleman would agree this has not been the easiest winter to manage a cow/calf herd. Old man winter started early this year and has decided he’d flex his

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    Things to do …

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    Reality Town rescheduled

    Clinton County Middle School Reality Town has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 18. Please arrive at the middle school by 7:45 a.m. If you have any questions, call 387-8575.

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    Healthy Notes …

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Why should your child participate in school breakfast program daily?

    Source: School Nutrition Association

    FACT: Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory. Research indicates the quality of

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    Legislative Update

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    Update from Frankfort

    By Max Wise, 16th District Senator

    The focus in the Senate last week and the days ahead will be on receiving and vetting many House bills

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