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Ice, snow blankets county

Posted February 25, 2021 at 12:37 pm

A major ice and snow storm brought Albany and Clinton County to a crawl last week, leaving local citizents to either figure out how to dig out from the layers of frozen precipitation, or just stay home. While many opted for the “stay at home”, others used a variety of methods to clear the snow.

Above, Clinton County Maintenance Department employee Bobby Thrasher used a power driven snow thrower to clear the sidewalks around the Clinton County Courthouse.

Below, Tammy Ferguson used the manual method with a snow scoop to shovel away the snow from in front of the First and Farmer’s National Bank location on Washington Street.

    Albany is a vaccination site

    Posted February 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    COVID-19 vaccinations are coming, and residents of Albany and Clinton County won’t have to travel far at all in order to have a chance of receiving the much sought after shots.

    Last week, during one of his

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    Case numbers drop, one death reported

    Posted February 25, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    Suggesting that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic for Clinton County might be over (knock on wood), the case numbers here again dipped to a level that hasn’t been seen for several months.

    On Tuesday morning, after

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    Albany man arrested on drug charges

    Posted February 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    A Clinton County man has been arrested and charged on drug related offenses in neighboring Wayne County.

    Anthony Shaw, 30, of Albany, was arrested and lodged following

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    Council discusses water issues, crisis response

    Posted February 25, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Albany City Council, in the wake of last week’s dangerous ice storm that caused some damage, wrecks, closings and more importantly, residents without electricity or water for up to hours or days, held a special call meeting Monday evening.

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    ICE !

    Posted February 17, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Monday’s ice storm brought down trees and limbs across Clinton County, blocking roads, disrupting electric and electric service, and damaging buildings, fences and other property.

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    New bill payment option at Albany City Hall

    Posted February 10, 2021 at 2:58 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all go through our day to day chores and tasks, including how we pay bills. The way businesses and outlets have continued to offer their services to the public

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    New bill payment option at Albany City Hall

    Posted February 9, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all go through our day to day chores and tasks, including how we pay bills. The way businesses and outlets have continued to offer their services to the public

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    Case numbers increase slightly

    Posted February 9, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    COVID-19 case numbers in Clinton County continued to trend downward during the past seven day reporting period, although the final totals were just slightly higher in the number of new cases compared to the previous week.
    According to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department, Clinton County had 50 new cases reported

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    School Facilities Planning Committee holds first forum

    Posted February 17, 2021 at 9:22 am

    The first of at least a required three meetings/public forums by the Clinton County Local (facilities) Planning Committee was held last Tuesday evening at the former central office building conference room. Although several committee members attended in person, several others were also present virtually

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    COVID-19

    Posted February 17, 2021 at 9:22 am

    Clinton County’s COVID-19 case numbers dipped below the 40 mark once again for the second time in the past month, giving hopes that the limited number of vaccinations already administered, along with precautions by the public and perhaps at least limited herd immunity is

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    All ‘A’ Classic State Tournament is saved

    Last week I told you how the weather had caused this year’s All ‘A’ Classic State Tournament to crash and burn for 2021.

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    Lady Dawgs come from behind to win, 55-48

    Posted February 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    The Lady Bulldogs hadn’t played a game since February 2 against Cumberland County due to being quarantined, but finally got back on the hardwood Saturday as the they played host to Campbellsville.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 17, 2021 at 9:28 am

    All ‘A’ Classic State Tournament time – nope

    In this the year that absolutely nothing is for certain… well, that certainly has been the case this week.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 3, 2021 at 2:43 pm

    A strange season for sure, but we’re getting games in

    Schedule changes continue to come on a near daily basis as we struggle to get through this high school basketball season amidst this COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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    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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