Fair ’22 was huge

Posted June 29, 2022 at 10:57 am

The 2022 Clinton County Fair came to a close Saturday night, capping off a tremendous run this year in both events on the schedule and fan attendance and participation. Here are just a few scenes from last week’s Fair action, with more photos scattered throughout this week’s Clinton County News.

Beginning at the top and moving clockwise: The Fair Midway area is always a popular area for fans to congregate, enjoying the attractions, games and especially the rides; The Demolition Derby action always is a crowd pleaser, and this year’s Derby was no exception, with plenty of fumes, smoke and, of course, flared tempers in the ring; Family Night Athletic events give local fair goers of all ages a chance to get into the ring and have

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    Drilling explosion injures three

    Posted June 21, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    An explosion of hydrogen sulfide gas or H2S gas ignited in Clinton County just off Hwy. 1076 just before 11 a.m. on Thursday morning, June 16, on Harold Luttrell’s property.

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    Owens killed in single vehicle wreck

    Posted June 21, 2022 at 2:59 pm

    A Clinton County man has died as the result of an automobile accident in Wayne County, near the Clinton County boundary.

    According to reports, Floyd Benton Owens, 60, of the Alpha

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    Clinton County Fair ’22 kicks off Saturday

    Posted June 14, 2022 at 1:25 pm

    Summer officially hits next week, Tuesday, June 21, and Saturday officially starts the beginning of the 2022 Clinton County Fair.

    Clinton County Fair Board President Mike Matthews said they have been prepping all year and he is

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    Fiscal court holds call meeting last Thursday

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a just over half hour special call meeting last Thursday afternoon, December 9, with five of six magistrates present.

    The court heard one presentation and voted on three items of business that

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    Grand jury true bills released

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Clinton County Grand Jury indictments have been released, and as previously reported by the Clinton County News, those indictments included a 152 count indictment by a local grand jury for alleged sex related offenses involving minor children.

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    Fiscal court has busy October meeting

    Posted October 27, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court had a busy regular meeting last Thursday, October 21, with all members present and several items of business on the agenda for the meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

    Included on the

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 29, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Athletes, coaches take a break (sure, they do)

    As I mentioned a few weeks ago, there is a stretch during the early summer weeks known as the “dead period” when coaches are not supposed to have any

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 21, 2022 at 3:08 pm

    Title IX turns 50

    Although the idea of sanctioned high school sports for girls was slow to take off in many areas of Kentucky, here in south-central Kentucky, girls’

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 31, 2022 at 2:01 pm

    A brief summer break

    With last week’s graduation and the final days of the 2021-22 school year, most high school sports will be taking a brief hiatus before getting wound up again for the 2022-23 school year.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 4, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Bet the favorite

    Right off the bat, let me say by no means do I claim to be any sort of horse racing expert, so take these words of picking for next week’s Kentucky Derby as lightly

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    Bulldogs sign with Lindsey Wilson

    Posted May 4, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Nick Delk, Adam Hay and Bryson Cross all signed letter of intent to play basketball for Lindsey Wilson College next year. With the signing, the Blue Raiders will have four Clinton County players on its roster including Jackson Harlan.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 26, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    All good things must come to an end

    It was a solemn few moments last week when CCHS Head Boys’ Basketball coach Todd Messer informed me that he was leaning hard toward hanging up his whistle after

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    VFW donates to local law enforcement agencies

    Posted April 26, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    The VFW Post 1096 used funding from the chili supper fund raiser to purchase individual first aid kits for all active law enforcement officers in Clinton County. The number of law enforcement officers shot this year nationally has increased

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    NEWS travels with the Irwins to Bahamas

    Posted April 12, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    The Clinton County News took a spring break cruise and a stopover to the Bahamas with the Nick and Jessica Irwin family recently, enjoying the beach sun and several special sites, including a tour of the

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    Big Blue Santa visits the NEWS Grinch

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Albany’s Big Blue Santa – AKA Clinton County Attorney Michael Rains – was out and about town recently and he made a stop by the office of the Clinton County News to say “Hi” to the

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    Walker, Fitzgerald to wed

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Leon Walker and Christina Fitzgerald would like to invite friends and family to their wedding, January 1, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Family Christian Fellowship, next to the Dixie Cafe in Byrdstown, Tennessee. All friends and family

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    Chamber of Commerce SHOP at HOME winner

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    Paige Armstrong was the first prize winner of $100 from the entries of the SHOP after Thanksgiving shopping local and small event sponsored by the Albany-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce.


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