Wet vote petition in circulation

Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:39 pm

What seems to be a trend in the region – a decision by residents on the legal sale of alcoholic beverages – is quickly on its way to becoming a decision that voters in Clinton County may have the opportunity to make.

Recently, Cumberland County and Metcalfe County voted for the sale of alcohol within their county borders. The “wet” vote has also surfaced in Monroe County with a petition to first only sell alcohol within the city limits of Tompkinsville, but now has been changed to a county wide vote.

Shortly after the vote passed in Cumberland County, local business owner Jim Soma began circulating a petition in Clinton County, which is the first step in getting the issue to reach

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    Candidates file for non-partisan races

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:35 pm

    A handful of people have filed thusfar for various non-partisan seats that will be up for grabs in the local election in November.

    Two incumbents, Leland Hicks and Tonya Claborn Thrasher, have filed for re-election to the Albany City Council. A total

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    Fiscal court meeting has several matters on agenda

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday evening, July 21, with all members present. The vast majority of the just over one-hour session dealt with the volunteer coordinator position for the Tri-County Animal Shelter and a separate article on that issue can be

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    … and more school issues dealt with during Monday meeting

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular monthly business meeting Monday evening, July 18 with all members present and routine items of business on the agenda.

    The board first approved minutes of previous meetings, approved the between meeting disbursements and claims

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    Trying to stay healthy

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Staying more in tune with one’s own health is a push that reaches across the nation, and the need to be aware of health choices and health care options is of great importance to

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    Clinton Grand Jury Convenes

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    The new Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session last Thursday, July 14 and handed down the followed indictments in open Clinton Circuit Court:

    * Ashley A.. Booher, the alleged offenses of possession of a controlled substance

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    2016-2017 school year just ahead, sports seasons likewise

    Hard to believe, especially as we enjoy this 100 plus degree heat outside (that’s not tongue in cheek if you know how much I really, really hate winter) that

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 13, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    Just a little more down time during the dog days

    School will get back in session in just a few weeks, believe it or not, and with it, the start of a whole new set of fall

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    July 4 – this one will be the busiest of the three

    Of the three big summer holidays that keep our tourism business alive in Albany and County – Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor

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    Albany All-Stars win tourney in Wayne Co.

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    The Albany All-Stars won the battle for the trophy in the 2016 Kentucky State Coach Pitch eight and under Championship played in Wayne County. Albany scored 55 runs and only allowed five runs in the tournament.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Experiencing the Ali Memorial

    I had several comments following my recent column about the death and memorial ceremony of Muhammad Ali but a couple stood out in particular.

    Local businessman

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 8, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    The hero I was never able to meet

    I was among the millions – no billions – in the world who was saddened Saturday morning to awaken to the news that Muhammad

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    Three Lady Bat Dawgs make All-District

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    Mackenzie Polston, Mackenzie Alberston and Cori Langford were named to the 2016 All District Team during the awards ceremony Tuesday night after the conclusion of the championship game between Russell County and Cumberland County.

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    Carly Upchurch wins Miss Nelson County Fair

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Carly Upchurch from Albany was recently crowned Miss Nelson County Fair in Bardstown, Kentucky. Miss Upchurch is the daughter of Adam and Pattie Upchurch of Albany. She will represent Nelson County Fair in the state pageant held in

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    Library Notes

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    by Gayla Duvall

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

    Best Sellers: Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts; End of Watch

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    Library seeking help for Summer Reading Blowout

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    We need your help for the youth in our community! We here at the Clinton County Public Library are hosting our “End of the Summer Reading Blowout” for the preschool through college age students this year on Friday, July 29 from 10

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    Things to do …

    Posted July 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Soccer practice scheduled

    Girls 7th – 12th grade soccer practices will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. at the Clinton County Middle School soccer field. Any girl interested in playing during the 2016 school year are

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    Albany residents earn degrees from WKU

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Five students from Albany earned degrees from Western Kentucky University and were recognized at the May 2016 Commencement Ceremonies.

    They were Kasey D. Conner, Bachelor of Science; Billie A. Frye, Bachelor of Science; Samantha Marcum Blackaby, Master

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    Happy Birthday

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Happy Birthday to Martha Dicken Waymon who turns 75 on July 25th! From your lovely family and friends.

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