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New headquarters will put Albany Fire Department in first class ‘digs’

Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:17 pm




The new Albany Fire Department Headquarters is nearly complete and will house new amenities that will be beneficial to firefighters now and in the future.

The building is located between Twin Lakes Family Wellness Center and the EMS building off U.S. Hwy 127, across from the Clinton County High School.

Albany Fire Chief Robert Roeper said he can’t express enough how great this building will be for Albany and Clinton County.

In October, Roeper said the fire department is planning on having a ribbon cutting ceremony complete with refreshments. The ceremony is open to the public and tours of the facility will

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    Fiscal court meeting moved to EMS facility

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Although the date and time was unchanged, the Clinton County Fiscal Court conducted a special”meeting last Thursday evening, September 18 due to the location of the 50-minute session being changed from the courthouse to the Clinton County Emergency Services building. All members were present for the

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    Bomb threat keeps students at home Friday

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    School in Clinton County was called off Friday due to a possible bomb threat made to the high school. School officials decided to cancel classes district-wide late Thursday night, early Friday morning after putting together a Safety Team comprised of other principals

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    Burley cutting time

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Tobacco crops used to be a very common sight in Clinton County, but over the past several years, more and more farmers are steering away from the crop, mainly due to the Tobacco Transition Payment Program or

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    Candidate profiles begin this week

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    Submission deadline is September 30

    The November General Election is still over a month away, but the campaign season has already begun to heat up with candidates advertising their hopes for vote

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    Finishing touches…

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    While there is still a considerable amount of work to be done before the under construction Albany Fire Department headquarters is completed, there is some “finish” work already in progress at the site.

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    Clinton man killed in accident

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    involving trailer in Shipley Community

    An apparent tragic accident has claimed the life of a Clinton County man who was working at a location in the southwestern section of the

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    Albany Police Department

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    August activity report

    Albany Police Department has released its activity report for the month of August 2014. During the month, 31 citations were issued involving 17 violations.

    Citations issued for the month include: unlawful transaction with a

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Rough night for our Dawgs

    The Bulldogs had a disappointing night this past Friday on Bulldog Field, giving up an eventual 26-8 loss at the hands of the Caverna Colonels. That loss sends the Bulldogs into Friday

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    One can almost hear editorial brain cells bubbling at Sports Illustrated. Plans spinning for the next hot rehab story. Make that a series.

    Title? How I Lost My Way and Journey Back from Bad Behavior. Subjects: – Ray Rice and Adrian

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    Monday night scramble

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    The winners from last week’s Monday night scramble at 76 Falls Country Club were Billy Miller, Sawyer Stalcup, Gary Latham and Adam Marcum.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Dawgs grab second straight win

    Clinton County had plenty of reason to celebrate after Friday night’s win over the visiting Raiders of McCreary Central on Bulldog Field.

    The big 44-24

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    Volley Dawgs fall to Russell

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 1:35 pm




    Ashley Thurman, left, and Jana Mullins blocked the net Monday during Clinton County’s home match against Russell County. The Volley Dawgs lost the contest in three games, 25-15, 27-25 and 25-15.

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    Monday night scramble

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    The winners from Monday night’s scramble at 76 Falls Country Club were Adam Marcum, David Hornung, Barry Gibson and Steve Stearns.

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    Catherine Mackey and David West

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    Mackey and West to wed

    Catherine Mackey and David West are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride is the daughter of Melvina Brown and the late

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    Cash Express remembers 9/11

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Clinton County Sheriff Rick Riddle, above, and Cash Express employees Jennifer Parrigin (left) and Jamie Slaven (right), were on hand to honor September 11 and those who died on that tragic day. Cash Express honored the

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    Achieve adequate

    amounts of vitamin D

    Source: Ingrid Adams

    Associate Extension Professor, Nutrition and Weight Management

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    Glidewell graduates from LDAC

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    Joseph B. Glidewell, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky., has graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, Ky. Before Glidewell went through LDAC,

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    Things to do …

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    Pink Out night at CCHS

    Come join the Clinton County Lady Volley Dawgs for Pink Out night on Thursday, September 25 at CCHS. A silent auction will be held with proceeds to go to Relay For Life. All cancer survivors will be

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Fall invaders

    As the weather begins to turn cool, some insects begin to look for cracks and crevices to bury into, in preparation to overwinter. You may see large numbers of insects on the South and West side of your home

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    NEWS does a little Alaska fishing

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    The Clinton County News traveled with Ed Nasief recently to Alaska, where they enjoyed some fly fishing at Lake Illiamna. Nasief is a resident of Louisville, and also has a home in Clinton County at Franklin Estates overlooking Dale

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    Things to do …

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Private pesticide applicator training

    Private Pesticide Applicator training will be held at the Clinton County Extension Office on Tuesday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m. Producers attending this meeting will receive the Pesticide Applicator card. Also, for producers needing to attend an educational

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