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Craig retains Judge/Executive seat, Marcum wins sheriff’s race, Stearns will be new jailer

Posted May 23, 2022 at 8:11 am

As is always the case in local elections, Tuesday night’s primary voting results brought some surprises, a few close races, a couple of lopsided results and a few that were expected to go the way they did.

The bottom line after the vote tallying had been completed Tuesday night in the Clinton County Clerk’s office was that Clinton County will keep the Judge/Executive they have had for the past four years, and will see a new county sheriff, county jailer, county coroner and a few new magistrates sworn in this coming January.

Considering that there were no Democrats filing for local offices prior to the filing deadline, the results of the races in Tuesday’s Republican Primary election are the final results in the local races,

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    Board says Superintendent will be named ‘soon’

    Posted May 23, 2022 at 8:11 am

    Although not official, the Clinton County Board of Education has apparently decided on its final choice as permanent Clinton County Schools Superintendent after interviews of final applicants were conducted last week.

    A total of seven complete applications

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    Bid approved for gym floor replacement project

    Posted May 23, 2022 at 8:10 am

    Clinton County Board of Education approved a bid for replacement of the gymnasium floor at Clinton County High School at its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 16.

    Four of five members were present for the just under

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    Bid approved for gym floor replacement project

    Posted May 23, 2022 at 8:10 am

    Clinton County Board of Education approved a bid for replacement of the gymnasium floor at Clinton County High School at its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 16.

    Four of five members were present for the just under

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    Voting begins Thursday, election day is Tuesday

    Posted May 11, 2022 at 10:41 am

    A high percentage turnout of registered voters, especially among Republicans, is expected in Clinton County during early voting May 12, 13, and 14 and on primary election day next Tuesday, May 17, when candidates cease campaigning and voters make their decisions.

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    Escaped Wayne inmate apprehended here

    Posted May 11, 2022 at 10:35 am

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department announces the arrest of Joseph W. Payton, age 46.

    Payton was the inmate who escaped from the Wayne County Detention Center on or about March

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    Fiscal court holds call meeting last Thursday

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a just over half hour special call meeting last Thursday afternoon, December 9, with five of six magistrates present.

    The court heard one presentation and voted on three items of business that

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    Grand jury true bills released

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Clinton County Grand Jury indictments have been released, and as previously reported by the Clinton County News, those indictments included a 152 count indictment by a local grand jury for alleged sex related offenses involving minor children.

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    Fiscal court has busy October meeting

    Posted October 27, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court had a busy regular meeting last Thursday, October 21, with all members present and several items of business on the agenda for the meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

    Included on the

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    August term of Clinton Circuit Court conducted

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:29 am

    A heavy case load was on the docket for the monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court held August 12 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.
    The following are cases in which sentencing was held, resolutions were reached or other final rulings were made.
    * During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 4, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Bet the favorite

    Right off the bat, let me say by no means do I claim to be any sort of horse racing expert, so take these words of picking for next week’s Kentucky Derby as lightly

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    Bulldogs sign with Lindsey Wilson

    Posted May 4, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Nick Delk, Adam Hay and Bryson Cross all signed letter of intent to play basketball for Lindsey Wilson College next year. With the signing, the Blue Raiders will have four Clinton County players on its roster including Jackson Harlan.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 26, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    All good things must come to an end

    It was a solemn few moments last week when CCHS Head Boys’ Basketball coach Todd Messer informed me that he was leaning hard toward hanging up his whistle after

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 20, 2022 at 12:08 pm

    Still waiting on summer

    Although this crazy spring continues to throw some strange (and ugly) weather our way, there are still some outdoor activities to enjoy – but be sure and take a coat and toboggan.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 12, 2022 at 1:04 pm

    Just waiting on summer

    Snow, sleet and hail on Friday, 75 degrees and mowing in shirt sleeves Sunday.

    Like the old saying goes, if you don’t like the weather in

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    Lady Dawgs move to 4-2 on the year

    Posted March 30, 2022 at 11:57 am

    The Clinton County Lady Bat Dawgs stand at 4-2 on the year, dropping the last two games, one against Southwestern, 16-0, and one against Caverna, 9-8. Clinton County traveled to Somerset Tuesday (too late

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    VFW donates to local law enforcement agencies

    Posted April 26, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    The VFW Post 1096 used funding from the chili supper fund raiser to purchase individual first aid kits for all active law enforcement officers in Clinton County. The number of law enforcement officers shot this year nationally has increased

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    NEWS travels with the Irwins to Bahamas

    Posted April 12, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    The Clinton County News took a spring break cruise and a stopover to the Bahamas with the Nick and Jessica Irwin family recently, enjoying the beach sun and several special sites, including a tour of the

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    Big Blue Santa visits the NEWS Grinch

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Albany’s Big Blue Santa – AKA Clinton County Attorney Michael Rains – was out and about town recently and he made a stop by the office of the Clinton County News to say “Hi” to the

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    Walker, Fitzgerald to wed

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Leon Walker and Christina Fitzgerald would like to invite friends and family to their wedding, January 1, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Family Christian Fellowship, next to the Dixie Cafe in Byrdstown, Tennessee. All friends and family

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    Chamber of Commerce SHOP at HOME winner

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    Paige Armstrong was the first prize winner of $100 from the entries of the SHOP after Thanksgiving shopping local and small event sponsored by the Albany-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce.

    The

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