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Animal shelter issues at forefront of meeting

Posted August 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting Thursday night with several standard items on the agenda, but the one item that packed the seats at the Clinton County Courthouse was the topic of the Tri-County Animal Shelter.

After all formal business was completed, Clinton County Judge/Executive Richard Armstrong opened the meeting for comments, allowing two minutes per person to come forward and offer their thoughts, opinions and suggestions pertaining to the animal shelter.

“If you didn’t sign the sheet then you are here to listen and to watch,” Armstrong said.

Armstrong read a few words before opening the court up to comments.

He addressed the accusations against

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    County tax rates set following two fiscal court meetings

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court, in two separate meetings, set the county tax rate and accepted two other taxing district rates over a period of five days. The meeting included the regular monthly meeting Thursday, August 18 and a special call meeting on Monday morning of this week,

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    ‘Dry’ forces meet, vow to stay the course

    Posted August 10, 2016 at 2:05 pm

    Although an official petition requesting the question of making alcoholic beverage sales legal in Clinton County has yet to be filed, a group of local citizens, led by several pastors and churches, are gearing up to officially oppose such

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    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.

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    Six persons indicted by Clinton Grand Jury

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on Thursday, August 11 in regular session. A total of six individuals were named in true bills in open circuit court, with four of those being multi-count indictments.

    The following indictments were handed down:

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    August session of Clinton Circuit Court held

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, August 13 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over several cases. The following are cases in which some resolutions were reached, including sentencing, plea agreements, trial dates scheduled and other cases resolved.

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    School board has short meeting

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly business meeting Monday evening, August 15. The session was briefer than average, lasting a little less than a half-hour with all members present.

    The board first recognized four recently retired school employees, who combined

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    Ballot positions now set for non-partisan races

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    The November general election is now less than three months away and the ballot for local races voters will have to choose from is set, following the passing of the Tuesday, August 9 deadline last week.

    A total of 17 people filed

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    School board addresses student data security

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly work session last Thursday afternoon at the Central Office with all members present. The lengthy meeting lasted almost two hours and included two separate presentations on a couple of important issues involving the school district.

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    Candidate filing pace picked up as deadline approached

    Posted August 10, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    As the deadline nears to file for non-partisan races in the upcoming November general election, filing for the handful of local offices that will be on the ballot picked up last week. The deadline to file was Tuesday, August 9 at 4 p.m. (too late for

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    Big Blue Golf Week . . .

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    Members of the Lady Golf Dawgs and Golf Dawgs teams were honored this week when Albany Mayor Nicky Smith and Clinton County Judge/Executive Richard Armstrong signed a joint proclamation designating the week of September 4 as Big Blue Golf

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    We are the champions . . .

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    Both the Clinton County High School Lady Golf Dawgs and the Golf Dawgs returned home from Tompkinsville last week with championship titles after winning the 4th Region All ‘A’ Classic golf tournaments at Hidden Hills Country Club. This is

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    Volley Dawgs start season 4-2

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    Volley Dawg Jana Mullins went up for a kill during Tuesday’s match against McCreary County. The Lady Dawgs won the match in two games, 25-14 and 25-9.

    Keisha

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    Soccer team gets first loss

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    Goalie Holden Shepard went up with teammate Jacob Bertram to keep a ball from going into the goal Monday afternoon against Pulaski County. The Soccer Dawgs lost the game 4-0 and move to 2-1 on the year.

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    Travel team picks up runners-up honors

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    Above, from left to right first row is; Jason Lawson, Dawson Suvall, Zayne Murphy and Kurtis Lee. Back row; Coach Eli Brown, Carl Messenger, Zach Ledbetter, Cole Nuetzman, Deacon Duvall, Blake Melton, Adam Hay and Coaches Noby Guffey and

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    Golf teams pick up wins last week

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    Lady Golf Dawg Macy Campbell struck the ball well last Thursday while two teammates, London Honeycutt, left, and Samantha Stinson, look on from the edge of the sixth tee at 76 Falls Country Club.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Soccer team gets big win

    The Clinton County High School boys’ soccer team picked up a big win Monday night in a match at Tompkinsville, scoring a 4-0 victory over the Falcons

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    Golf teams hold scramble fundraiser

    Posted August 17, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    The CCHS girls’ and boys’ golf teams held a golf tournament, Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 76 Falls Country Club. First place went to the team of Sawyer Stalcup, Barry Melton, Lance Sasser, and

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    Celebrating twenty-seven years of Lake Cleanup

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Saturday, September 17, has been selected as the date for the twenty-seventh annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup.

    Volunteers and concerned citizens are invited to help clean up trash, old tires and appliances, etc., that litter the

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    Legislative Update

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Zika, space and education covered in senate testimony

    The Zika virus, Kentucky’s aerospace and aviation industry, and various education initiatives were just a few of the several topics from which we heard testimony over the course

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted August 10, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Planting fall vegetables in Kentucky

    Source: Rick Durham, UK horticulture specialist

    It’s not too late to continue to enjoy your garden and to add new plantings. You can grow a variety of produce in Kentucky gardens in

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