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On 3-2 split vote, school board chooses Tim Parson as Chief

Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:18 am

Clinton County Schools will have a new superintendent effective July 1, 2019, and for the first time in several years, the person chosen to the lead the district is not a local individual.

On a split vote Monday evening, June 10, with all five board members present, they voted 3-2 to hire Tim Parson from Cumberland County, who is reportedly DPP (Director of Pupil Personnel) in that county’s school system.

The hiring of the superintendent, including setting the salary and term, was the only item of business, other than approving the board agenda.

There was no public comment period listed on the agenda since it was a special call meeting.

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    Tourism 2019 now underway

    Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:42 am

    Both Lake Cumberland and Dale Hollow Lake were busy centers of activities this past Memorial Day weekend, as boaters gathered for the traditional start of the 2019 tourism season in Clinton County.

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    School board adopts Nickle Tax

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 10:24 am

    Following a few years of ideas and several months of discussion, the Clinton County Board of Education officially took action on the “Nickel Tax” at its regular monthly business meeting Monday, May 20.

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    Fair fun time 2019 starts Saturday

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    The 2019 version of the Clinton County Fair is now just days away, as eight days and nights of activities for the entire family kicks off this coming Saturday morning, June 8.

    As has been the case

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    Tilling time . . .

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Junior Cecil, 4-H Youth Development Agent for the Clinton County Extension Office, took advantage of the cool morning temperatures Monday to till the garden plot at the Extension Office location on U.S. 127. Gardeners across Clinton County have

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    New smooth . . .

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    A crew from Gaddie-Shamrock has been busy this week removing the old surface and applying a new asphalt coating to the tennis court complex at Clinton County High School. A considerable amount of the old surface was removed to

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    Decoration Day decorations

    Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:39 am

    While the holiday is now most commonly referred to as Memorial Day, last weekend’s holiday was originally called “Decoration Day” and was a holiday when soldiers would decorate the graves of their fallen commrades. The holiday was officially changed

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    Circuit Court session sees a host of cases resolved

    Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Clinton Circuit Court convened in regular session on Thursday, May 9 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over the docket.

    The following cases saw some type of resolutions reached, either sentencing, plea agreements, trial dates scheduled

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    Clinton Grand Jury returns several indictments

    Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:29 am

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on May 9, naming some eight individuals in several true bills that were returned in open circuit court.

    The following indictments were returned during the May grand jury session.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Long distance 3-point shot comes to NCAA

    Not all changes are good, and some may not even matter on down the road, which I believe will be the case with the rule of changing, or extending, the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 10:08 am

    Summer 2019 – let the games begin

    We may still have one “winter” to go, although Stump Winter may have intertwined with the recent Linsey Woolsey Britches Winter – or not, but in any event, the calendar

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Jackson’s uniform will change from blue to red in 2019

    You read in this space last week that following his performances during the week at the Western Kentucky University team camp, head

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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Gray receives scholarship

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:14 am

    Matthew Shane Gray, a 2019 graduate of Ohio County High School, has been selected to receive a full schoarship from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for a degree in Civil Engineering at Western Kentucky University.

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    FFA officers address public at Clinton County Library

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:13 am

    This past week, three Future Farmers of America officers from Clinton County High School spent their day at the public library advocating about Agriculture. Clinton County FFA Chapter President Makenzie Kerney, Vice President- Hailey Cole and Fundraiser Committee Chair-

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    Library Notes …

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:08 am

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

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    The 18th Abduction by James Patterson

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    South Kentucky RECC

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    People Fund Grants awarded

    South Kentucky RECC has awarded People Fund grants to eight, worthy community organizations. The People Fund was started in 2004 at the request of members who wanted

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