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Still a Principal, Sheldon Harlan moves from one end of local education spectrum, to the other

Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:29 pm

More than two months ago, Clinton County High School celebrrated the graduation of the Class of 2015.

With the transition of more than 100 young adults from students to alumni, the end of an era for one group of people paved the way for the beginning of yet another senior class at Clinton County High School.

In addition to having a new crop of seniors walking the halls at the high school, there will also be a new principal at the head position.

As of press time, that person has yet to be named, however, former C.C.H.S. Principal Sheldon Harlan has moved and is looking forward to

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    EMS, jail employees will see pay raise in August

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court met in regular session last Thursday, July 16 with all members present. About half the meeting dealt with the Veterans Administration assistance officer position which can be found in a separate article in this week’s issue. The court did carry through with

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    VA Officer shown public support

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday evening, July 16 before a packed house in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse, with about half of those in attendance having, at one time or another, worn a uniform representing the United States military.

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    School board has busy meeting

    Posted July 22, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    The Clinton County Board of Education, meeting in regular session Monday evening, had a full agenda, including three presentations and a closed session on litigation, to name a few. Four of five members were present for the almost two-hour meeting.

    The board

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    Fair wraps up week with Friday night derby

    Posted June 23, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    Tempers flared Friday night during the Demolition Derby leading to the arrest of Derby Official R.J. Barnes after an altercation with a driver in the center ring according to the Albany Police Department. Barnes was arrested

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    Byler trial set for late November

    Posted July 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    A new trial date has been scheduled for a co-defendant charged in the alleged 2013 murder of Jimmy Sidwell, Jr.

    During a pretrial conference on June 6 in Clinton Circuit Court, Judge David L. Williams scheduled a trial date of November 16-20

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    Council deals with several issues

    Posted July 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    Albany City Council held a brief regular meeting last Tuesday evening with all members present and general items of business on the agenda.

    The council first heard an update on ongoing water related projects from Monarch Engineer David Bowles, who noted the

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    Neal awarded MVP honors

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    Pictured above is Mikey Neal, age nine of Corbin, Kentucky. Mikey is the son of Mike and Charley Neal and the grandson of Janet and Ronnie Neal, all formerly of Albany, and the great grandson of Cora Walls and

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    TURNOVERS … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    Interesting British Open

    Although not with the dedication that I watched the two previous PGA majors this year, I again found myself watching this past week’s British Open, and from the chatter on sports talk radio, more

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    Uncanny the things that have bedeviled football at University of Kentucky since Bear Bryant said “… been good to know ya,” and left for Texas A&M in 1953.

    √ At SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama, instead of emphasis on one of

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Treatise on bullying. Kevin Siple, head football coach at Grant County High School in Williamstown, shared a “something on my heart for many years” point-of-view the other day via the internet.

    An edited excerpt.

    “… (if) football players

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 8, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Kash Daniel flexing his pipes and a commit to Kentucky football on America’s birthday was as star-spangled-banner natural as Roy Hobbs holding a stick called Wonder Boy.

    Paintsville-to-Kentucky, Kid Kash is like native sons Joey Couch going to Flagship U. in the

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    A pick-up truck swung smartly across two lanes into a service station in Hardin County. Planted firmly in its bed, a huge flag, star-and-bars.

    All the way to Kentucky, tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina touches our lives one way or another. That

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 1, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    Second of the “big 3” is here – be aware and get outside

    Wow, here we are with the second of the “big 3” tourism holidays upon us already and it doesn’t really seem like summer should

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    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    Jump Into Summer Linens Fair

    A Jump Into Summer Linens Fair will be Monday, August 3 at Clinton County Hospital dining room from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., sponsored by the Clinton County Hospital Auxiliary. Selling will be

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    Library Notes

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library? Visit us on the web: www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org.

    Best Sellers: Finders Keepers by Stephen King;

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    CCHS class schedule

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    Clinton County High School students may pick up their class schedules on these dates: 12th grade–Tuesday, July 28; 11th grade–Wednesday, July 29; 10th grade–Thursday, July 30. Incoming freshmen will receive their class schedules at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 4 during Freshman Orientation in the CCHS gymnasium.

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    Robert Mason Montgomery

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    Chris and Megan Montgomery are proud to announce the birth of their son, Robert Mason Montgomery. Mason was born on May 20, 2015, at 10:38 a.m. at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He weighed five pounds, 11 ounces and was

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    Kentucky’s jobless rate at 5.1 percent in June 2015

    Posted July 21, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    Kentucky’s preliminary June unemployment rate dipped to a seasonally adjusted 5.1 percent from a revised 5.2 percent in May 2015, and remained below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce

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    Daniels wins state 4-H speech contest

    Posted July 15, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    On Saturday, July 11, Ashton Daniels participated in the State 4-H Communications Day Competition at the University of Kentucky. Daniels presented a speech in the nine year old category and won the overall State Grand Champion Award. Daniels

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    Things to do …

    Posted July 15, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    School board regular meeting

    The Clinton County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, July 20 at 5 p.m. in the Central Office conference room. The meeting is open to the public.

    VFW to

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