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Top three from the Class of 2016

Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:46 pm

Graduation set for May 27

This is the final week before one class of graduating seniors will make the transitions from students to alumni. Graduation is set for Friday, May 27, 2016 and during the past four years, three students have made it their mission to finish their high school academic career in the top three of their class.

This year, as in recent years, the top three aren’t labeled as Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Historian. Their titles are First, Second and Third Academic Honorees.

This year, Zack Garmon holds the top spot with a grade point average of 4.244.

He is the grandson of Ina Mercer and the late Dale Mercer

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    Grand jury charges York with attempted murder

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    A Clinton County Grand Jury, convening on Thursday, May 5, indicted at Tennessee man on three counts of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder and one count of Arson first degree in relation to a fire that destroyed a local resident’s

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    Counting (a few) votes . . .

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Clinton County election officials gathered in the records room of the County Clerk’s office Tuesday morning to begin counting absentee votes that were mailed in for the primary election. Very few races appearing on the ballot for

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    Little Kentucky Derby 2016

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Landon Demmons picked up the first place finish in Lisa Smith’s class with Logan York coming in second in the race. Each kindergarten class at the Early Childhood Center participated in the event with seven winners for

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    Tuesday’s primary ballots will be short

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    The 2016 May primary election is coming to Kentucky and Clinton County next Tuesday, May 17 and will see the each twice per year federal races on the ballot. Republicans and Democrats will choose their nominees for president (for Democrat voters only), U.S. Senate and House

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    City council delays action on Mediacom renewal

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    Albany City Council held its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday evening, May 3 with five of six members on hand, and also the return of Mayor Nicky Smith, who had missed the previous two sessions recovering from eye surgery.

    The council first

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    City council delays action on Mediacom renewal

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    Albany City Council held its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday evening, May 3 with five of six members on hand, and also the return of Mayor Nicky Smith, who had missed the previous two sessions recovering from eye surgery.

    The council first

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    Comer brings campaign for U.S. House to Clinton

    Posted May 4, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    Although Kentucky’s Republicans have already voted during an earlier party caucus for their favorite candidates for that party’s nomination for president, there will still be a primary election in a couple of weeks that will see

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    Softball team picks up win against Casey

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Shortstop Cori Langford made the tag in time as a Casey County runner tried to steal second base. The Lady Bat Dawgs won the game 12-2 in five innings. Clinton County has a record of 8-11. With less than

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    Bat Dawgs thump Maroons

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    Second baseman Cory Arms threw out a runner at first base Monday as the Bat Dawgs hosted Pulaski County. Clinton County improved its record to 18-11 with the 16-8 win. Clinton County will travel

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Nyquist might make it two Crowns in a row

    Although he fell behind briefly around the final turn Saturday and slipped momentarily into second place, Nyquist came back to the front to pick up a first place

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 4, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    … and they’re off

    Hard to believe, but here we are looking straight at the first Saturday in May, and for this one day of the year, eyes from across the world will be focused on our

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 27, 2016 at 1:35 pm

    Young wannabe footballers take notice

    Clinton County’s football program, although now over a decade or so old since it’s resurgence, is still very much in the rebuilding stages and one of the most important phases in that

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    Ron and Linda Burchett

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    50th wedding anniversary

    Ron and Linda Burchett of Glasgow, formerly of Albany, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 21, 2016. They were married on May 21, 1966 at Seminary United Methodist Church

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    Jimmy and Phyllis Beaty

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    Beatys to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Come join family and friends for a celebration of the 50 years of marriage of Jimmy and Phyllis Beaty on Sunday, May 29, 2016, from 2-4 p.m. at Maupin United Methodist

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    Local group donates to needy children

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    The Albany/Clinton County Quilter’s Guild recently donated hand made items to the Albany Police Department in order for them to distribute to needy children throughout the county.

    Left, Albany Police Chief Ernest

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    Legislative Update

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    A look at some highlights from the 2016 General Assembly

    The final week of the 2016 General Assembly was marked by the passage of a $21 billion spending plan for the two-year period beginning July 1,

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    Sen. Wise holds Town Hall meeting

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Kentucky State Senator Max Wise, left, spoked to several local citizens and government officials recently at the Clinton County Public Library in a Town Hall styled setting. During the presentation, Wise gave an overview of some of the accomplishments

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    Healthy Notes …

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    Water safety tips

    Source: Red Cross

    Make Water Safety Your Priority

    • Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards.

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    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Park board regular meeting

    The Recreation Park Board will meet in regular session Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at Mountain View Park. The meeting is open to the general public.

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    Fiscal Court

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    Baseball, softball headed toward post-season

    Hard to believe, but yet another round of spring sports seasons are headed toward the end of regular season play and our Racket Dawgs have already ended post season, while baseball and

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