COVID-19
Clinton stays in the red zone although case numbers, incident rate drops

Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:16 pm

Clinton stays in the red zone although case numbers, incident rate drops

Clinton County, like the rest of the nation, continued to see COVID-19 cases added to its rolls in a spike rate, although for the past one week span, there was some improvements in our case numbers.

As of Tuesday morning, Clinton County was listed by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department as having 40 active cases of COVID-19, three of which were hospitalized cases, a category that did increase by two in the past few days.

Still, Clinton County remained in the worst level of seven day incidence rate, listed as being in the red class for 25 straight days.

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    Volley Dawgs claim fourth straight district title

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    The Clinton County Lady Volley Dawgs kept the district trophy at home Tuesday night, October 20. The Volley Dawgs defeated Russell County in the championship game in three sets, 25-21, 25-15, and 25-16, for its fourth straight 16th District

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    The time to ‘fall back’

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    The leaves are on the ground, weather is getting cooler and days are already shorter, but this Sunday will mark the time most people do not like to see–days getting even shorter.

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    Meet Alison Mason who pens Rudy and Trevor,

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:13 pm

    During these testing times of COVID-19 and all else that has become associated with the year 2020, the Clinton County News has been trying to come up with new ways to keep our readers entertained with some tidbits

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    There’s a new hero in town

    Posted October 6, 2020 at 1:40 pm

    13-year-old credited with saving dad’s life

    Clinton County has a new hero and he’s 13 year-old Justin Slone, who lives on the Huntersville Road.

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    October session Clinton Circuit Court held

    Posted October 28, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held on Thursday, October 8 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over the docket of cases.

    The following are cases in which some type of resolutions, sentencings, plea

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    Grand Jury indicts Poore for arson

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on October 8, and returned several indictments in open circuit court.

    Included in this round of indictments that have not already been reported on

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    Students sent home again

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Clinton County Schools announced Monday that in-person instruction would have to be put on pause until further notice, according to Superintendent Dr. Tim Parson.

    “Mid-morning on Monday, October 19, we received a call with positive results for

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    Judicial Center Board holds first meeting

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    The Clinton County Judicial Center Project Board held its initial meeting via teleconference last Friday morning, October 16.

    The board, will be charged to oversee the new Clinton County Judicial Center Project’s workings from the start of

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    Fiscal court approves ambulance bids

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court accepted bids on two new ambulances at its regular monthly meeting last Thursday, October 15, with all members present.

    Both bids were submitted by the same company and the court approved each bid package

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    COVID-19 just won’t loosen its grip on high school sports

    This COVID-19 year we’re all suffering through just won’t back down from the squeeze it has not only on life as we all remember it, but

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    COVID-19 continues to play havoc with local sports

    It just never gets easy in the COVID-19 world of local sports.

    Clinton County High School is hosting the District Volleyball Tournament

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 13, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    COVID-19 continues to play havoc with local sports

    Clinton County has had its worst week ever with the COVID-19 case statistic numbers, and the pandemic continues to play havoc with our local sports schedules.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 6, 2020 at 1:26 pm

    Another week of ‘who knows’ in local sports

    Just when it looked like we might get into another stretch of normal, everything went 2020 again, and who knows what the rest of the week, or month for

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    Massengale places third in All ‘A’ State

    Posted September 30, 2020 at 9:39 am

    Braxton Massengale shot even par at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, Kentucky, over the weekend to put him in the third place position as an individual in the state tournament.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 30, 2020 at 9:37 am

    Congrats to the Volley Dawgs . . .

    There are now four straight All ‘A’ Classic 4th Region championship titles under the belts of our Clinton County High School Volley Dawgs and most certainly, congratulations are in

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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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    Remembering Willie Granville Pierce

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    By David Cross

    The name Willie Granville Pierce doesn’t mean much to the vast majority of Clinton County, particularly if you’re less than 70 years of age. But his passing recently at age 93 in Louisville,

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    Retired Teachers week in Clinton County

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig, front right, signed a proclamation declaring October 19-23, 2020 as “Clinton County Retired Teachers Appreciation Week.”

    Craig said all of Clinton County was

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    VFW essay contest

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    Each year the Veterans of Foreign Wars holds an essay contest. One for high school age (The Voice of Democracy) and one for middle school age (The Patriot’s Pen.)

    Both

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:40 pm

    Halloween ideas for this year

    Source: David Weisenhorn, senior extension specialist for parent and child adolescence education

    Due to COVID-19, Halloween might seem very different this year, but

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    Posted October 20, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    Ways to prevent prussic acid poisoning in livestock

    Source: Chris Teutsch, UK forage extension specialist

    Each fall, prussic acid poisoning is a real concern for Kentucky livestock producers,

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    Evan Dearborn of Albany, KY,

    Posted October 13, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    enrolls at University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences welcomes its new class for the Fall 2020 semester.

    Evan Dearborn

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted October 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Don’t let COVID scams haunt you this Halloween

    Source: Kelly May, Senior Extension Associate for

    Family Finance and Resource Management, and

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