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Clinton Native Linda Asberry Angelle looks back on 30 years of chasing the news, Texas style

Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Linda Asberry Angelle, a Clinton County native and Clinton County High School graduate of 1976, has spent over 30 years as a photojournalist with NBC Dallas – Fort Worth affiliate KXAS. She recently sent the Clinton County News a brief overview of some of her experiences from behind the news cameras in the past three decades.

Like so many who graduate from Clinton County High School, Linda Asberry – now Linda Angelle – left her Albany and Clinton County home to further her education, then she landed on a career path that kept her

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    Relay for Life 2015 getting an early organizing effort

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Albany and Clinton County is a small, close-knit community, but also one that tends to have a higher cancer rate than most populations of its size. Almost everyone in the county is touched, either directly or indirectly, by the disease that causes several deaths locally each

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    Non-partisan races total 14 hopefuls

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Filing for some non-partisan races in the city and some precincts within two board of education boundaries came to a close at the end of the work day last Tuesday, August 14.

    When all was said and done, only 14 total candidates

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    It’s fall – play ball!

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    The start of every new school year is always an exciting time for a small community like ours – the thoughts of new classes, new friends and new experiences.

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    Double-murder at the Sugar Shack

    Posted August 6, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    Two area businessmen with several ties to Albany and Clinton County, were killed last week inside their business just across the state line at Static.

    A Wayne County man has been arrested and charged

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    Repair time . . .

    Posted July 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Albany street department employees Brooks Ferguson, Chad Asberry and Tyler Stearns were busy Tuesday morning repairing an area on Wood Street near the Community Center, where a waterline leak had been worked on last week. The crew

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    Clinton Grand Jury indicts four last week

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened last Thursday, August 14 and handed down five indictments naming four individuals. The following true bills will returned:

    * William Cook, aka Preston Cook, the alleged offenses of trafficking in marijuana and cultivation of marijuana, when

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    Buses back on the road . . .

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Morning traffic was busier this week than it had been for awhile, with the start of the 2014-15 school year. Local drivers are reminded to be aware of the school traffic, including the presence of school buses

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    School board holds first meeting in new school year

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its first meeting on the first day of school, Monday evening, August 11 with all members present.

    The board first made an amendment to the agenda to include a medical leave of absence, discussion of the

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    City council votes to keep tax rates unchanged for 2015

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Tax rates for city residents will remain unchanged following action taken last Tuesday evening, August 5 during the regular meeting of Albany City Council. All members were present for the brief meeting.

    Without discussion, the council, on a motion by James “Smitty”

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    Edelen releases audit of Clinton Clerk’s fee account

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the 2013 financial statement of Clinton County Clerk Sheila Booher. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

    Recent changes in auditing standards require the auditor’s letter

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Gridiron season starts this Friday – just across the line

    Bulldog fans should enjoy the special treat in store this weekend, with the start of the 2014 football season Friday night, August 22.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Calm before the (football) storm.

    Timing. Army field officers, director at the local funeral parlor, sundry real estate and insurance agents aside, few careerists understand the precise value of timing better than a ball coach.

    In Lexington last

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Gridiron action kicks off this Saturday with Meet the Bulldogs

    Football fans have been waiting for months now for the start of the new season and their wait is nearly over – this Saturday night you will

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Kentucky’s all-star basketball team is in the sunny Bahamas this week letting Mark Stoops and his football team some alone time.

    From Planet Hoops Caribbean, a few observations.

    √ For this team, break out the uptown adjectives. The

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Busy time for students, staff and parents

    As I mentioned last week, it’s a busy time right now for students, parents and the staff who are anxiously looking at the calendar and the first day of classes

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted August 6, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Quite a flurry of hot rhetoric filled the air around our Commonwealth in recent days. Not so much Fancy Farm where hot air is as plentiful as St. Jerome Parish pork and mutton barbecue. More the buzz came via aftermath of Cordia High School’s run-in with

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 30, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Former basketball players invited to reunion

    It’s hard to believe that we’re just a month away now from the last of the “Big Three” summer holidays – the Labor Day weekend – but even harder to believe

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    Lees to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    The children and grandchildren of Bobby and Linda Faye Lee would like to invite everyone to come and celebrate their 50th anniversary on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the RECC building on Hwy. 90 from 2 to

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    Byers and Smith to wed

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Stevie and Anna Ruth Norris Byers are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacy Byers, to Robert Matthew Smith. Matt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Katrina Smith, all of Albany. The

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    Library Notes

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library.

    Best Sellers: A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel; Remains of Innocence

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    Bilbrey’s watermelon

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Gage, Gavin and Gunner Bilbrey sit behind two enormous watermelons that their Pa Pa Norman grew in his garden. Together, the two watermelons weighed over 85 pounds.

    Dead Animal Removal Assistance approved for Clinton County

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $1,150 at its August meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Clinton County. The Clinton County Soil Conservation District submitted a proposal to the Clinton County Agricultural

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    Things to do …

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Class of ‘74 planning meeting

    The Clinton County High School Class of 1974 will have a class reunion planning meeting Monday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Lee’s Famous Recipe in Albany. All persons interested in helping with the class reunion are

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Late summer nitrogen

    applications to pastures – will they pay in 2014?

    With the recent rain here in the area, soil moisture levels should be in the acceptable range for applying Nitrogen to cool season grass pastures.

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