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Murder: suspect charged with causing wreck after saying Jesus told him to

Posted January 13, 2021 at 2:13 pm

A Saturday afternoon traffic accident in Clinton County has left an Albany woman dead, an infant injured and a Wayne County man charged with murder after he reportedly told police that he caused the wreck at the direction of Jesus.

According to the Kentucky State Police, Debra Brown, 61, of Albany, was driving a 2012 Ford Focus east on KY 90 when her vehicle was struck head-on.

Brown was pronounced deceased at the scene by Clinton County Coroner Steve Talbott.

According to the police report, Brown’s vehicle was struck head-on by a 1999 Chevy Silverado being operated by Jesse Brown, 31, of Monticello, Kentucky.

In the citation issued by

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    Messer is new all-time leader

    Posted January 13, 2021 at 2:10 pm

    Clinton County High School boys’ basketball head coach Todd Messer was called to center court after he coached his Bulldogs to a victory Friday night against 16th District rival Russell County.

    As

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    Vaccine information, case numbers update

    Posted January 13, 2021 at 9:19 am

    The recent news that two COVID-19 vaccinations had received emergency approval by the FDA has given people a little glimpse of the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.

    When news that the vadcine had reached

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    England is new Library Director

    Posted January 13, 2021 at 9:18 am

    For only the third time in the past several decades, Clinton County Public Library has a new Library Director, as Margaret England officially assumed those duties on January 1. She replaced long-time Library Director Gayla Duvall who

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    Time for some roundball

    Posted January 5, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    This week will be the first week Clinton County will be able to take the floor against an opponent, as the start of winter sports is finally here. The Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs

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    Last ride for Chuck

    Posted November 24, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    A rain drenched U.S. 127 Sunday afternoon paved the route for the funeral procession of Charles “Chuck” Stockton, 59, who passed away last week following a brief illness.

    A long-time employee of

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    Schools remain virtual, decision to be week to week

    Posted January 5, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    Clinton County Schools were scheduled to return to in-person instruction on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. However, due to the number of staff who have become quarantined or isolated, Superintendent Dr. Tim Parson announced students will continue to be virtual during the first week of

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    COVID-19

    Posted January 5, 2021 at 4:15 pm

    Clinton County’s COVID-19 case rate numbers continued to be the worst within the 10 county Lake Cumberland District Health Department, and the third worst within the state of Kentucky, according to case reports as of Tuesday morning of this week.

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    Tommy Bertram, long-time business owner, dies at 85

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    [Editor’s note: Once again, the year 2020 has claimed another Albany and Clinton County iconic figure, with the passing last week of long-time businessman Tommy Bertram. As has become a custom, the Clinton County News reached out to

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    School board discusses return to classrooms

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its final meeting of the year last Thursday, December 17, at the old Central Office building with all members present.

    During the monthly superintendent’s report by Dr. Parson, he primarily discussed

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 12, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    All ‘A’ off to a Big Blue start

    The Lady Dawgs and Bulldogs picked up opening round wins Monday night in the 4th Region All ‘A’ Classic tournament, advancing to the

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    ‘Fore the Kids’ another success

    From all indications, the annual “Fore the Kids” benefit golf tournament was another success, both in terms of competition as well as in the fundraising category as well.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:17 am

    KHSAA dead period – gives everyone a little break

    It almost seems these days that high school sports is a 52 week long activity in some form or another, given all of the summer camps that go on

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Jackson’s uniform will change from blue to red in 2019

    You read in this space last week that following his performances during the week at the Western Kentucky University team camp, head

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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Trail of Lights

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    First / Residence

    Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Beard, left, is shown with Pattie Upchurch, who earned first place in the Hometown Holidays Trail of Lights contest in the

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    Trail of Lights

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Second/Residence

    Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Beard, right, is shown with Aubrey and Lexie Messer, who earned a second place in the Hometown Holidays Trail of Lights contest in

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    Trail of Lights

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Third / Residence

    Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Beard, right, is shown with Allison and Holden Thrasher, who earned third place in the Hometown Holidays Trail of Lights contest

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    New Year with a new council …

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Five of the six members of the Albany City Council were on hand Monday to be sworn into their duty as council members. In the photo below, new members, Sarah Wilson-Browning and Joe Stockton took the oath as well

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    Kelly and Boone visit with the Grinch

    Posted December 29, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    Kelly Latham and her nephew, Boone Morgan, took a Christmas night stroll around Albany to enjoy the holiday decorations and lights, and made a stop at the Clinton County News to grab a selfie with the

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    My Childhood Memories of Christmas

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    In memory of the late

    Evelyn Shelton Guffey

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    [Editor’s note: The following account of Christmas memories fro years past, was discovered by

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    Local high school graduates receive

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Somerset Community College scholarships

    Paige Hicks, a 2020 graduate of Clinton County High School, has been awarded three scholarships to attend Somerset Community College. They include the Academic Achievement, Elwanda Brinkley and

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    Santa Rains visits the Grinch

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Clinton County Attorney Michael Rains made his annual holiday trek around Albany last week, admiring the lights and decorations at night. During his excursion, which is always while he is wearing his Bulldog/Wildcat blue Santa

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