Tourism BillboardRev.pdf

Latest tourism promotion reminds travelers that Albany ‘has it all’

Posted February 1, 2023 at 9:18 am

Summer will be here before we know it (hopefully), and with that in mind, Clinton County Tourism Commission’s latest effort to alert travelers in south-central Kentucky to the tourism attractions here recently went into place.

This new billboard, promoting both Dale Hollow Lake and Lake Cumberland, as well as the fact that only Albany, Kentucky can claim shorelines to both famous vacation getaways, was recently installed by Tallent Outdoor Advertising of Albany, Kentucky.

The billboard is located in Pulaski County (Somerset), and is situated on Ky. 80, near the intersection of Ky. 461. That intersection is along the route used by a majority of Dale Hollow Lake and Lake Cumberland tourists traveling from the north.

Read Full Story…

    Coty L Key.psd


    Posted February 1, 2023 at 9:17 am

    Coty L. Key

    Cathy Phillips

    Law enforcement officers from the area continue to battle the local war on drugs, and criminal activity in general, which resulted in the following arrest last

    Read Full Story…

    ‘New’ fiscal court holds first regular meeting

    Posted January 24, 2023 at 1:49 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its first regular meeting of the new year last Thursday, January 19 with all court members present, including three new squires who were seated at the beginning of this year.

    After acknowledging receiving

    Read Full Story…

    Steve Bridgeman 02-23.psd


    Posted January 24, 2023 at 1:48 pm

    Law enforcement officers from the area continue to battle the local war on drugs, and criminal activity in general, which resulted in the following arrest last week:

    Stephen R. Bridgman 63, of Albany, Kentucky, was arrested by Kentucky

    Read Full Story…

    School board holds first meeting of 2023

    Posted January 24, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its first regular business meeting of 2023 Monday, January 23, with four of five members present. On hand for his first business session as a new board member was Jeremy Fryman.

    Read Full Story…

    Fiscal court adjusts employee entry level pay

    Posted July 28, 2022 at 8:43 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its regular meeting last Thursday, July 21, before a room filled with spectators and all court members on hand.

    Although the meeting was brief, lasting only about 20 minutes, several important actions were

    Read Full Story…

    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

    Read Full Story…

    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.

    Read Full Story…


    Lady Dawgs defeat Greenwood at home

    Posted February 1, 2023 at 9:21 am

    Chloe Longwell drove the lane and put up a floater during the second half against Edmonson County last Tuesday. Clinton County lost the game by a final score of 50-32. Longwell finished the game with six points.

    Read Full Story…

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 1, 2023 at 9:20 am

    A tradition continues Saturday

    with the Robbie Davis Classic

    A tradition of several years in the making now will be center stage this coming Saturday when the Clinton County Lady

    Read Full Story…

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 24, 2023 at 1:57 pm

    Roundball and a host of “regular” games

    Clinton County basketball enjoyed a good night Monday over in the 5th Region as the Lady Dawgs and Bulldogs returned home with “Ws” in their possession.

    Read Full Story…

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 19, 2023 at 11:41 am

    A quad week of big wins

    Every win is important for our Lady Dawgs and Bulldogs during regular season play, but as has been mentioned in these spaces before, wins against our 16th District opponents hold just

    Read Full Story…


    Dawgs finish up Twin Lakes Classic

    Posted December 27, 2022 at 2:58 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs were only five points shy of winning the Twin Lakes Holiday Classic this year, but instead, move its record to 5-5 after losses to Rockcastle County on Monday, 62-61, and

    Read Full Story…


    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 27, 2022 at 2:56 pm

    One down, one to go . . .

    It’s long been known that I’m not a huge fan of holiday tournaments, but I’ll have to admit, since Clinton County started hosting our

    Read Full Story…


    Sign of the times . . .

    Posted January 3, 2023 at 2:33 pm

    Drivers passing by the Clinton County Welcome Center, on U.S. 127 just north of Albany, have certainly noticed the new LED sign that was installed last week in front of the building.

    Read Full Story…

    I am thankful for …

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:48 pm

    Ms. Jamie Cooksey’s Class-I am thankful for…

    Carsyn Choate – I am thankful for Bobtail, my Pa Brown, Kayla, Nana, Pa Allen, my Mom and Dad, Dorothy and God.

    Read Full Story…

    Extension Notes … by Colby Guffey

    Posted August 30, 2022 at 1:41 pm

    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

    Read Full Story…


    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

    Read Full Story…

    Nick and Jess travels.psd

    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

    Read Full Story…

    Rains and GrinchG.psd

    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

    Read Full Story…

What's happening