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Albany Lions Club – Continuing to make a difference in our community since 1942

Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:49 am

The Albany Lions Club recently held its annual Pancake Breakfast at the Albany Elementary School Saturday morning and raised around $1,086.00 for the local chapter.

Tammie Conner, first grade teacher at AES, is the president of the local club.

She said the local chapter is a member of the national chapter called Lions Club International.

“The Lions Club is simply about showing kindness to one another, helping the community, targeting various things such as diabetes and vision,” Conner said. “We definitely target the vision part. Larger Lions Club who are a part of larger towns and are able to make more money, they sometimes travel and provide needs where hurricanes have hit.”

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    School board adopts working 2019-20 budget

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly meeting Monday, September 16 with all board members present. The board voted on several items of business, including adopting the 2019-20 year working budget.

    The meeting was opened with

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    Health study compares Clinton residents with district, state

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:35 am

    The Clinton County Health Coalition completed the Mobilization for Action Through Partnership and Planning (MAPP), a community driven strategic planning tool in January of this year. Through the four assessments of this process, themes were identified as areas to research and determine strategies to

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    School board sets tax rate

    Posted September 12, 2019 at 9:52 am

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly work session a week early, last Thursday, September 5 with all board members on hand.

    The board first recessed for a public hearing on the proposed 2019 year tax

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    Park board meets

    Posted September 4, 2019 at 8:56 am

    The Clinton County Recreation/Park Board held a long regular meeting last Thursday night at the park with eight members present and several issues discussed and/or voted on.

    Board member Patrick Padron first showed board members a new

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    Volley Dawgs move to 15-2 on the year

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:19 am

    The Clinton County Volley Dawgs won in three straight sets Tuesday night at The Castle as Clinton County hosted Metcalfe County, 25-19, 25-16 and 25-13. The Lady Volley Dawgs also traveled to Richmond, Kentucky over the weekend to play

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    Soccer Dawgs struggle on the field

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:19 am

    The Lady Soccer Dawgs hosted Wayne County and Glasgow on Tuesday night with the Lady Soccer Dawgs being defeated in both games, 10-0. Clinton County moved its record to 1-14 on the year.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Dawgs head to Tompkinsville after an open break

    The gridiron Dawgs are back in action this Friday night as they head a couple of counties over to the west to take on the Falcons of Monroe County.

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    Volleyball team moves to 10-1 on the year

    Posted September 11, 2019 at 1:31 pm

    Above, Kayli Hadley scored a kill during Clinton County’s game last week against Green County. The Lady Volley Dawgs won the match in two games, 25-18, 25-23. Below, Clinton County Volley Dawg head Coach Kayla Kriek called a time

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    Dawgs back on track

    Our gridiron Bulldogs righted their ship Friday night over in McCreary County, bouncing back from that season opening loss at Celina to pick up a very nice 35-7 victory over the Raiders of

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    Soccer team falls to Whitley County

    Posted September 4, 2019 at 8:40 am

    The Clinton County girls’ Soccer team hosted Whitley County last Thursday. Clinton County ended up on the losing end of the scoreboard, 13-0. The Lady Soccer Dawgs move their record to 1-7 on the year. Clinton County will be

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 4, 2019 at 8:40 am

    Dawgs drop first outing

    It’s always hard to get a season of any kind started on the road, but half of the teams have to do just that from year to year, as was the case Friday

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 28, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Volley Dawgs are headed to the state

    It never gets old handing out words of congratulations to our Big Blue squads, and this week we extended some well deserved kudos to our Lady Volley Dawgs for their

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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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    School board recognizes students for achievement

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:18 am

    The Clinton County School board recognized several students Monday night at its meeting. Pictured above are members of the school board and Superintendent Tim Parson with Jaden Mullins and Conlan Beck, two CCHS students who were

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    The great Texas Migration of 1857

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:14 am

    By David Cross

    Following the defeat of Sam Bell Maxey for Clinton County Clerk by John Allen Brents in 1856, Maxey did what he said he would do if defeated: leave town. He did so,

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    Stockton speaks to Business, Medical Arts students

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:11 am

    Current Clinton County School Board Member Leslie Stockton spoke to our Clinton and Cumberland County students currently enrolled in the Business Academy and Medical Arts Academy at Southern Kentucky Early College and Career Academy on Friday, September 13,

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    Comer makes stops in Clinton County

    Posted September 11, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    U.S. Representative James Comer has been spending some time touring his congressional district and made a stop in Albany and Clinton County last week, listening to his constituents and speaking with city and county officials. The above photo

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted September 11, 2019 at 8:53 am

    Late summer is the best time to establish cool-season forages

    Source: Jimmy Henning, extension forage specialist

    The period from late summer into early fall is the best time to

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    Clinton County News visits the Vatican

    Posted September 11, 2019 at 8:49 am

    The Clinton County News traveled recently with Kathleen Booher and made several stops on her world-wide tour, including this stop where they spent some time with the guards outside St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in Rome,

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    Library Notes …

    Posted September 4, 2019 at 8:38 am

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

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    Where the Crawdads Sing by Della Owens

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