Burton faces 25 charges after high speed chase through Albany ends in damage to five vehicles, one home

Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:22 am

An otherwise calm, rainy and typically slow Monday morning turned into a chaotic flurry of activity as local law enforcement converged on the area of Cross, Morgan, Wood, Clay and Columbia Streets to close in on and capture a suspect wanted on a host of offenses.

After a high speed chase into the city limits Monday morning, the pursuit came to an end with the suspect, Tyler D. Burton, being taken down and placed into custody by Albany Policeman Ricky Marcum as a host of other officers arrived just seconds later.

The suspect wasn’t arrested without incident, however, as the chase and ultimate capture followed a high-speed pursuit that saw the suspect

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    Albany man arrested and charged with arson

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Albany Fire Department was dispatched to the Clinton County Jail around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in one of the storage rooms.

    Upon investigation from Kentucky State Police Arson Investagtor Alex Wesley and

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    Christmas At Home food, toy drive underway

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:16 am

    The 14th annual Christmas at Home Toy and Food drive is now officially underway in Albany and Clinton County and nonperishable food items and new toys are now being accepted, with more specific locations to be announced in the weeks ahead.


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    Clinton unemployment continues to decline

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Clinton County’s jobless rate continued a downward trend in September, according to statistics from the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    After hitting highs at almost nine percentage points earlier in the year, the unemployment rate in Clinton County in September stood

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    Harmon releases audit of Clinton County Sheriff’s Office

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 8:19 am

    State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the 2016 financial statement of Clinton County Sheriff Jim Guffey. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year:

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    Injury collison Monday on US 127 in Clinton County

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 8:12 am

    Kentucky State Police investigated a two vehicle injury collision on US 127, four miles south of Albany Monday, October 30, around 1:51 p.m. CST.

    Preliminary investigations indicate that 53 year-old Jeffery Cornett of Albany was operating a

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    Volley Dawgs are district champs

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:11 am

    The Clinton County Lady Volley Dawgs took the district tournament title Monday night against Russell County in the finals in five games. Russell County won the first game, 25-19, but Clinton County

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 15, 2017 at 9:29 am

    Good gathering Saturday

    A nice crowd of fans and family gathered Saturday night at the Lindle Castle Gymnasium for the lineup of activities that were put together the annual basketball kick-off event for Clinton County High School,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Come out Saturday and ‘Meet the Bulldogs’

    College hoops are underway already and as the month of November quickly runs by, high school hoops fans can rest assured that a much anticipated season is just down the

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    Soccer team finishes runners-up in district

    Posted October 25, 2017 at 8:54 am

    The boys’ soccer team hosted the district tournament this year and defeated Barren County in the first round by a final score of 3-2, sending the Dawgs to the championship game against Glasgow. Clinton County was defeated in the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 25, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Bulldogs final game on the gridiron is Friday

    Clinton County ran into a buzz-saw of sorts Friday night when we traveled to Louisville to take on Holy Cross.

    The Dawgs

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Volley Dawgs bring the hardware home

    It was certainly a big night Monday for the Clinton County High School Volley Dawgs as they picked up a 16th District Championship title at Cumberland County with back to back

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    World Diabetes Day

    Posted November 15, 2017 at 9:28 am

    November is recognized as American Diabetes Month in the United States. November 14 was World Diabetes Day across the globe. Clinton County Judge/Executive Richard Armstrong is shown above with Vicky Albertson, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator for Clinton

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    Play by area playwright at Good Neighbors Theatre

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:08 am

    Good Neighbors Theatre will present Radio Suspense Theatre, written by Steve Cleberg on November 10 and 11 at 7:00 PM

    Quotes from a Somerset Community College news article, “Radio Suspense Theatre Has Long History”, give a look

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

    UK Extension forage

    production program

    The second session of the Master Haymaker program will be held on Tuesday, November 14th at 6:00 p.m. at the RECC building in Albany.

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