Fall election will see few county matchups, filing for other races is still slow

Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:52 pm

The fall season will be upon soon and with it will come the second of two 2018 elections in Albany and Clinton County, the State of Kentucky and most of the United States.

County Clerk Sheila Booher’s office would like to remind citizens, registered voters and potential candidates, primarily in non-partisan races, of some upcoming fall election deadlines and other information.

The November general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6 and once again several local, state and federal races will appear on the final ballot.

However, several offices that were up for grabs will have only one candidate who will not face opposition due to them being unopposed in the past May primary.

Several county-wide seats, barring write-in

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    Football field gets makeover

    Posted June 23, 2021 at 11:29 am

    Work is currently underway to completely transform the playing surface at Bulldog Field before the upcoming 2021 Clinton County High School Football season. The existing turf was removed last week, a new irrigation system installed and a new

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    Class of 2021 receives diplomas

    Posted June 2, 2021 at 8:11 am

    Some 114 Clinton County High School seniors walked across the stage Friday night to receive their diplomas and take the first step into the next chapter of their lives.

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    Graduation week: Class of 2021

    Posted May 26, 2021 at 8:14 am

    Senior Breakfast

    Clinton County High School Principal Ken Dearborn made a point during his presentation Monday morning during the traditional end of the year Senior Breakfast, which was held outside, adjacent

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    BUSTED!

    Posted April 20, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department has had a busy month bringing down several indictments from the grand jury on drug and other charges.

    Sheriff Jeff Vincent said this was the first time

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    Fiscal court holds short special meeting

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a short special meeting last Wednesday, June 27 at the judge/executive’s office conference room to take care of some end of the fiscal year business, as the new FY began July 1.

    The

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    Clinton Grand Jury returns several true bills

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:14 am

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session on Thursday, June 6 with a heavy case load, returning several indictments, including naming several individuals in multi-count true bills.

    The following indictments were handed down in open circuit

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    June term of Clinton Circuit Court

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:13 am

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held June 7 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a full calendar of cases, as several individuals were formally sentenced and several other reached plea agreements.

    The following

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    ‘Nickel Tax’ issue discussed at work session

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The proposal for the possible adoption by the school district of the “nickel tax” has been floating around the county for the past several months, but may be closer to coming to vote by the board of education as talk about such a tax

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    Council approves new city budget at call meeting

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The City of Albany now has a 2018-19 fiscal year budget in place, following action taken at a special meeting of the city council on Friday morning, June 14.

    During the brief, one-item meeting, the council unanimously approved

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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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    All District teams announced last week

    Posted May 29, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Both the Clinton County Bat Dawgs and Lady Bat Dawgs were defeated in the opening rounds of the district tournament last week, but had several members announced to the All District Tournament Teams.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 29, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Summer season arrives – things will get busier out and about for a while

    Although last weekend was the traditional Memorial Day holiday, I’m going to take this week to put out my annual reminder to our local

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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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