Snow blankets county

Posted January 17, 2018 at 10:43 am

A winter storm that moved across this section of the nation finally reached south central Kentucky in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

The result saw the area quickly being transformed from seeing the remnants of a dusting of snow that remained on the ground from a previous weather system, to an all out battle Tuesday morning to get roads and sidewalks cleared from about two inches of snow that fell here.

Schools had been closed last Friday due to an onslaught of illness involving students and staff with flu-like symptons earlier in the week, and again on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day.


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    Time for some ‘A’ction

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 10:43 am

    This week is All “A” Classic Regional Tournament week and with Clinton County hosting everything but the first round action, dates and game times are already subject to change.

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    Regular board meeting followed work session

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 10:41 am

    Clinton County Board of Education held its first meeting in its new facility–the former SCC-Clinton Center, in the form of a work session last Thursday, January 11. Five of six members were on hand with board member Goldie Stonecipher being absent due

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    Candidates continue to file, slowly

    Posted January 11, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    With the deadline to file for local office in the upcoming May primary election now just weeks away, filing continues at a slow pace, according to totals from the Clinton County Clerk’s Office.

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    The Year In Review – 2017

    Posted January 3, 2018 at 10:07 am

    What a year that was – 2017. We decided that we wouldn’t allow alcohol to be sold, Molly Hatchet rocked us at the fairgrounds, we all

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    School board holds busy, lengthy regular meeting Monday

    Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held a long regular monthly meeting Monday, November 20 with all magistrates present except Goldie Stonecipher. The board heard its annual audit report and other presentations, along with several other items of business and a closed session prior to

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    Albany man arrested and charged with arson

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Albany Fire Department was dispatched to the Clinton County Jail around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in one of the storage rooms.

    Upon investigation from Kentucky State Police Arson Investagtor Alex Wesley and

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    Christmas At Home food, toy drive underway

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:16 am

    The 14th annual Christmas at Home Toy and Food drive is now officially underway in Albany and Clinton County and nonperishable food items and new toys are now being accepted, with more specific locations to be announced in the weeks ahead.


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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 9:53 am

    Time for “A” basketball tournament

    Used to be I divided the high school basketball season into two parts – before Christmas break and after Christmas break.

    For the past few

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    Lady Dawgs fall hard to Pickett

    Posted January 10, 2018 at 9:53 am

    The Clinton County Lady Dawgs dropped two games last week after coming off the holiday break and back into regular season play.

    The first loss came on Thursday night at neighboring Pickett

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 10, 2018 at 9:46 am

    Thanks “Stripe” for ruining a good night of basketball

    I was looking for the chair.

    What should have been a great boys’ high school basketball game last Thursday night in

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    Turnovers … By Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 3, 2018 at 9:55 am

    A new year, back to business

    Holiday tournaments are behind us now for another year and the winter break is behind us so for the next few weeks it’s back to normal,

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Save on winter heating costs

    Source: Alex Elswick,

    Extension Associate for Family Resource Management

    With the winter we have had

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    Coaches vs. Cancer …

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 9:52 am

    During the past five years, the Clinton County Cheerleaders have helped to promote cancer prevention, awareness as well as the programs and services of the American Cancer Society through Pink Out events at both the middle and high school

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    Warinner graduates from EKU

    Posted January 10, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Joshua R. Warinner, son of Johnny and Betty Warinner, graduated on Friday, December 15, 2017 from Eastern Kentucky University. A 2013 graduate of Clinton County High School, Warinner graduated from the

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    An Addict's Corner …

    Posted January 10, 2018 at 9:45 am

    You know, I get a lot of flak from folks telling me that I shouldn’t bust people’s chops. Like when I say you shouldn’t go along and just pet the using addict. Or the active addict is going to take advantage of you in every way

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted January 10, 2018 at 9:45 am

    Budget, pension reform aren’t all the issues General Assembly will address

    The first week of the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in the books, and pension reform is still a major priority

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    An Addict's Corner

    Posted January 3, 2018 at 10:04 am

    Happy New Year, folks.

    I hope and pray that this year is your very best year. I hope more folks recover from addiction than ever before. Be it an addiction to drugs, alcohol, food, gossip, begrudging behaviors and snobby attitudes and even

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    Guffey, Albertson to wed

    Posted December 27, 2017 at 9:53 am

    Tim and Lisa Guffey are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Nandry Claire Guffey to Derek Reed Albertson, son of Donnie and Vicky Albertson. Nancy

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