Trio of Georgia suspects arrested here, cache of evidence siezed

Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Last Thursday afternoon, March 19, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department received a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) from Tennessee stating that there was a gray, new model Chevrolet with Georgia license tags with three individuals traveling on Hwy. 111 using stolen credit card numbers that had been transferred to gift cards and were using those to purchase large amounts of cigarettes for re-sale, according to a press release issued this past weekend by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

At 3:52 p.m. that afternoon, local dispatch received another call from Pickett County, Tennessee, that they were in pursuit of a vehicle matching that description and were requesting assistance from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department in getting this vehicle stopped. Sheriff Jim Guffey and Constable Rick Stearns responded to the call. The vehicle was stopped at Hunley’s Marathon

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    Red Cross offers help everywhere, including here at home

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    The American Red Cross Mission Statement reads: “The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people

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    Fiscal court raises tax rate

    Posted March 11, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Occupational fee to increase to 1.25 percent

    The new occupational license fee, which raises the tax rate per $100 earned by employees that work in the county is now a done deal

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    Local marinas suffer worst damage from winter storm

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    On February 16, 2015, a winter storm that dumped between eight inches and a foot of snow across the county, coupled with the frigid temperatures that followed and later the freezing rain, has played havoc with schedules including everything from schools to

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    New ambulance joins Clinton EMS fleet

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    John Harder, Mobile Communication Services of Bowling Green, KY, was busy Monday retro fitting Clinton County’s newly delivered ambulance with radio and communication equipment.

    The Clinton

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    Students likely will end school year in May

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    Barring unforeseen circumstances or an unexpected spring snow or ice storm, students in the Clinton County School District, although going to school a few added days in the school year, will be able to be out of classes for summer break before the last day of

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    City council hears update on nuisance ordinance

    Posted March 11, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Albany City Council held a short regular session last Tuesday evening at city hall with all members present and a brief business agenda.

    After approving minutes for the February meeting, Mayor Nicky Smith updated the council on the proposed nuisance ordinance that

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    February term of Circuit Court sees heavy docket

    Posted March 10, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    A term of Clinton Circuit Court saw a heavy docket on February 12, 2015 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.

    A pretrial conference was held in the case of Commonwealth vs. Andrea Byler, who is charged with murder in connection with

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    Final Little League sign-up

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    The last week for Little League sign-up is this Saturday, March 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Mountain View Park.

    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

    – Margaret Thatcher

    So it is, Old Kentucky Home brethren who hitch highest hopes onto our stars – two Sweet 16 entries headed north.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    And then there were . . . 1+16

    The girls’ finished up the 2014-15 season last weekend in Bowling Green and we have a new KHSAA girls’ Sweet 16 champion – and as it turns out one

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    Spring sports takes it outside

    Posted March 10, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    What many have called one of the worst winters in 20 years has led to the spring sports, baseball, softball and tennis, getting a late start on its seasons.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted March 10, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    Pre-dance reflections before Big Dance begins.

    Alas, John Calipari ignored another Mark Twain classic last week. Never miss a good chance to shut up.

    Kentucky coach doesn’t like being bothered with the SEC Tournament. He would skip it

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    Turnovers … By Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 10, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    And then there were . . . 32

    This is what we were working toward last December when we first turned on the gym lights and hooked the scoreboard up for that first game of the 2014-15

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 3, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    And then there were . . . well, it depends on Mother Nature

    Sometimes you skate completely through a roundball season without missing hardly a game.

    Other years are like

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    Clinton FBLA members compete at regional conference

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    On Friday, March 13, 2015, seven members of the Clinton County Area Technology Center FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) traveled to Richmond, Kentucky, and spent the day on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University for the Region 6

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    Things to do …

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    Addiction information available

    Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug

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    Legislative Update

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    by Kentucky Senator

    Max Wise

    16th Senatorial District

    Update from Frankfort

    By Max Wise, 16th District Senator

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    Things to do …

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Clinton County Middle School Title I Night

    and 4-H County Communications Competition

    All middle school students and their families are invited to participate in the CCMS Title I Night on

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Talking to your

    children about drugs

    Source: Nicole Peritore, program coordinator

    Many conversations are hard to start. One of these conversations may

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