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Koger pleads guilty, will pay IDA $20,256 restitution

Posted September 16, 2021 at 8:51 am

Former Clinton County Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Charlette Koger has pled guilty to theft charges and, in an agreement with Clinton Circuit Court, will pay over $20,000 in restitution over the next 12 months.

Charlette Koger, was a longtime Executive Director of the Clinton County IDA when she was relieved of her duties by that agency in late March of 2019.

Following her termination from that position, an audit of IDA funds was performed and it was reported there were questionable purchases made through a credit card account that had been issued in the name of Koger.

The credit card account had originally been issued to Koger through the Clinton County Empowerment Zone Board,

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    Case numbers continue downward trend in past week

    Posted September 16, 2021 at 8:50 am

    Active COVID-19 cases in Clinton County continued a slight downward trend over the past week, according to a report released by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

    After reaching a pandemic high of 159 active cases two

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    Operation Christmas Child begins 2021 shoebox drive

    Posted September 16, 2021 at 8:49 am

    Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, held its annual local/regional kick-off event this past Saturday morning, September 11, in Somerset.

    The annual shoebox drive delivers gift boxes of small toys, hygiene items and other necessities

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    County purchases new ambulance

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    The Clinton County Fiscal Court took the final steps to secure a new ambulance for the EMS fleet and also voted to purchase additional COVID safety equipment during a short special meeting held last Wednesday afternoon, September 1.
    Four of six magistrates were on hand for the call session, along with

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    School tax rates go unchanged

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    The Clinton County School District tax rates for the coming 2022 year will remain unchanged following action taken at a special called meeting of the Clinton County Board of Education held last Thursday evening, September 2.
    All board members were on hand, joined by Superintendent Dr. Tim Parson who was present

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    Labor Day festivities

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    Gatherings like the one above were held all across both area lakes, Dale Hollow Lake and Lake Cumberland, over the past weekend, as boaters gathered for Labor Day, a traditional picnic holiday.  The gathering above was found on Dale Hollow Lake

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    August term of Clinton Circuit Court conducted

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:29 am

    A heavy case load was on the docket for the monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court held August 12 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.
    The following are cases in which sentencing was held, resolutions were reached or other final rulings were made.
    * During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement

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    Fiscal court holds short special meeting

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a short special meeting last Wednesday, June 27 at the judge/executive’s office conference room to take care of some end of the fiscal year business, as the new FY began July 1.

    The

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    Clinton Grand Jury returns several true bills

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:14 am

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session on Thursday, June 6 with a heavy case load, returning several indictments, including naming several individuals in multi-count true bills.

    The following indictments were handed down in open circuit

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    June term of Clinton Circuit Court

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:13 am

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held June 7 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a full calendar of cases, as several individuals were formally sentenced and several other reached plea agreements.

    The following

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    ‘Nickel Tax’ issue discussed at work session

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The proposal for the possible adoption by the school district of the “nickel tax” has been floating around the county for the past several months, but may be closer to coming to vote by the board of education as talk about such a tax

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    Council approves new city budget at call meeting

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The City of Albany now has a 2018-19 fiscal year budget in place, following action taken at a special meeting of the city council on Friday morning, June 14.

    During the brief, one-item meeting, the council unanimously approved

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    CCHS JROTC competes in first Raider Competition of the season

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    The Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion competed in its first Raider Competition of the year recently, heading to Clarkrange, Tennesee, for the event.
    Going up against 25 units from other schools, the Clinton County team had only been able to practice four times prior to the competition, according to

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    Last of the Big Three comes and goes
    It’s hard to believe, but once again the traditional end of the summer tourism season has come and gone with last weekend’s Labor Day Holiday.
    It seems to go faster every year, but this one seemed to fly by.
    Our roadways will become less and

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    Dawgs fight but come up short

    Posted September 7, 2021 at 1:17 pm

    Clinton County traveled to McCreary Central on Saturday for a rare weekend game. At the final buzzer it was the Dawgs coming up short as McCreary Central won by a final of 36-22.
    “The Dawgs showed the most fight seen all season this past Saturday night at McCreary Central,” Head Coach

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:39 am

    Another familiar Bulldog face gone
    Although many Big Blue fans as of late might not as easily recognize his involvement and importance to our Clinton County High School athletic program, the Big Blue Family lost another high profile character last week.
    Gary Farley was first a player of multi-sports for Clinton County

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    Dawgs go scoreless in Tennessee

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:30 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs went scoreless Friday night in its 34-0 loss against Celina, Tennessee.
    Clinton County moved to 0-2 on the year.
    Head Coach Rocky Tallent said the final score didn’t indicate how the game went.
    “The Dawgs played with much more fight on Friday night at Clay County,” Tallent said. “The

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Local sports news is still ‘summer thin’ but golf fans have a special opportunity this weekend

    Local sports activities are still pretty thin as far as reporting activities goes, as we are still into the dog days of

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    It’s still summer – organized sports are few

    While there are a few traveling baseball and softball teams on the move here and there with Clinton County ties, for the most part, it’s still summer and organized sporting

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    ‘Fore the Kids’ another success

    From all indications, the annual “Fore the Kids” benefit golf tournament was another success, both in terms of competition as well as in the fundraising category as well.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:17 am

    KHSAA dead period – gives everyone a little break

    It almost seems these days that high school sports is a 52 week long activity in some form or another, given all of the summer camps that go on

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    New officers to patrol Albany

    Posted September 16, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Albany Mayor Lyle Pierce, right, is shown administering oaths of service to two new members of the Albany Police Department, as well as to a promoted member of the department.

    Albany Chief

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    Little completes Governor’s School for the Arts

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:57 am

    This summer, The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) a program of Kentucky Performing Arts),hosted more than 250 eager, young artists from every region of the Commonwealth at The University of Kentucky from June 27 to July 17.
    Students returned this year to the in-person learning model that is a

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    York, Rigney graduate EKU

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    Joshua Shane York, a chemistry major from Albany, has graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018 spring semester.

    Rachel Ann Rigney, a general studies major from Albany, has also graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018

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    Identifications sought

    Posted July 11, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    Please identify if you can recognize anyone. Call 270-406-0114

    Cattlemen's Corner …

    Posted July 11, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Taking advantage of native

    crabgrass and Johnsongrass

    With the hot and humid dog days of summer comes an opportunity for cattle producers to cash in on warm season grasses. Two of

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