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Relay for Life kicks off new year with program at football game

Posted September 17, 2014 at 2:13 pm




Clinton County’s Relay For Life Committee met Monday night of this week, September 15 at the Early Childhood Center with Adam Smedberg, RFL Central Kentucky Division specialist, and continued to cover a wide variety of issues and events that will be ongoing to raise funds locally for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer.

Among the items discussed was the recent kick-off against cancer event sponsored by the CCHS football program and Relay For Life team that recognized local cancer survivors.

Buckets were also passed through the football game crowd to raise funds for the effort with about $150 being collected. Cancer survivors were admitted free to the game and were recognized at halftime.

The group of people who attended the session also discussed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Some going, some staying

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Monday morning saw a mix of traffic at area boat launching ramps on both Dale Hollow Lake and Lake Cumberland, as boating enthusiasts crowded the ramps headed in both directions. While many local boaters were taking advantage

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    Dawgs move to 2-1

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    The Clinton County Football team won its second game in a row Friday night against McCreary Central, 44-24.

    The Bulldogs went up 30-0 before McCreary County scored a touchdown, but Head Coach Jamie Miller said the first 15-18

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    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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    Lady Soccer Dawgs drop home match

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Above, Bianca Soma cleared the ball during the first half of last Tuesday’s season opener against Hart County. Below, Shyanne McWhorter controlled the ball and advanced it down the field. Clinton County lost the game, 9-1. The Lady Soccer Dawgs are 0-3 on the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Gridiron season off and running

    I didn’t make the trip over to Pickett County Friday night but from what I was told by our football reporter – Brett Gibson – , our Bulldogs got off to a

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    That time of year. Hazy, hot and humid, woolen blanket cast over the Bluegrass State this week.

    Gardens gone to weed, corn browning higher up the stalk, and cadence of base drums from a high school marching band practice over the hill.

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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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    Healthy Notes

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Keep kids active

    Source: PBS

    The number of overweight preschoolers has doubled over the past ten years. Try these tips for keeping your child’s day filled with activity and

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    Extension Notes

    Posted September 17, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Evaluating weed control options

    Source: J.D. Green

    Crop producers pay less attention to combating weed problems during the fall and early winter months. However, this is an optimum time to critically evaluate successes and failures of

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    NEWS travels to Georgia

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    The Clinton County News made it to the top of the Tybee Lighthouse on Tybee Island, Georgia over the Labor Day weekend. Getting to the top of the tallest lighthouse in Georgia takes 180 steps. Holding the paper are Laramie

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    Woolridges celebrate anniversary

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    What a year it has been!

    September 14

    Happy Anniversary Brandy Craig Woolridge and Josh

    We love you both, Mom and Dad

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    Norris and Shelton to wed

    Posted September 10, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    Stephanie Norris and T.J. Shelton are proud to announce their upcoming wedding. Stephanie is the daughter of Eddie and Karen Norris. T.J. is the son of Timmy and Mary Shelton. The ceremony will take place at Cave Springs Baptist Church

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