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Foothills XL gets started Saturday

Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:37 am

Ready or not, fall finally arrived this week with a cold front that brought some much needed rain, cooler temperatures, and a push in autumn background colors.

Fall weather came just in time for the arrival of the 40th consecutive instance that Albany and Clinton County bids an invitation to the rest of the world to . . .

Come See It Our Way!

Since 1980, local residents, former residents and a host of visitors have come together on the third full weekend in October for the annual fall homecoming and celebration, the Foothills Festival.

Several years into the event, Foothills organizers, facing a

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    School test score released

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Kentucky’s new accountability system scores each school with a star rating system, similar to a bell curve with the majority of schools in the state, including in Clinton County, being in the middle with three stars, according to Clinton County Schools Instructional Supervisor Paula

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    Council to seek grants to upgrade water pumps

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Albany City Council held its regular meeting last Tuesday, October 1 with five of six members on hand. The council, during its almost one-hour meeting, finalized the city tax rates for 2019 and approved an application for a grant that would improve the city’s

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    Happy Birthday to us

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Clinton County News turns 70

    It arrived with no real party, no celebration and certainly no pomp and circumstance, but we just thought we’d point out to our loyal readers

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    Clinton man dies following auto accident

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:34 am

    A Clinton County man is dead after he was involved in an automobile accident that eventually damaged four vehicles near McDonalds of Albany.

    James Bell, 65, was pronounced dead by the Fayette County Coroner after he was

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    All For Benny III is a tremendous success

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    The third annual All For Benny Downtown Dinner and Gala, sponsored by the Clinton County Community Foundation, was a tremendous success Saturday night.

    Packing the dinner table that stretched the entire length of Cumberland Street on the courthouse

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    Headhunters will headline Foothills

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:40 am

    It’s been almost 30 years to the day, 30 years and one day to be exact, since the Kentucky Headhunters released its first album and performed at the Foothills Festival for the first time as the Kentucky Headhunters.

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    Mail-in absentee voting is already underway

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:39 am

    The 2019 November general election is now less than five weeks away and early voting has now begun for individuals who cannot make it to the polls on election day.

    Mail-in absentee ballots can now be requested

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    Non-traditional Days will return to 2019-20 school calendar

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:37 am

    The Clinton County School District, which was one of the first districts in the state to be given a waiver to participate in NTI (Non-Traditional Instruction) school, or Cyber School Days, will again be participating in that state program during the current 2019-20 school

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    RollerCoaster Yard Sale begins

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:37 am

    It might not be the biggest yard sale gathering in Albany and Clinton County, but this weekend’s arrival of the annual RollerCoaster Yard Sale is still considered to be a huge event for the community.

    Taking a

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    BURN BAN!

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Clinton County is now under a “burn” ban until further notice, following an executive order signed last week by Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig.

    Judge Craig issued the order last Thursday evening, September 19, signing it during

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    I.D.A. approves loans

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority is in the business of making secondary loans available for existing or start-up businesses and it continued to do just that at a special call meeting last Thursday morning, September 19 with six of seven members present.

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    Fiscal court meets

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:33 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its September meeting last Thursday, September 19 with all magistrates present.

    After accepting the monthly treasurer’s report, the court voted to pay claims and bills and approved $35,000 in cash transfers and

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:25 am

    Dawgs grab another big win

    The Bulldogs moved the scales over to the winning side Friday night when they picked up a nice 34-22 win over the Dragons of Green County over in Greensburg.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Dawgs grab a big district win

    Friday night was a big night for Clinton County football at Bulldog Field, with the Dawgs showing they aren’t afraid of a storm.

    After

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    Volley Dawgs clinch first place in the district

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Above, Sadie Moons went up for a kill during Clinton County’s district game against Cumberland County in Burkesville, Kentucky. Clinton County won the match in three sets, 25-8, 25-13 and 25-6, moving the Lady Volley Dawgs to the number

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Dawgs bring it home this Friday night

    After three straight games on the road to get this 2019 gridiron campaign going, the Bulldogs will stay home this week to play host to district opponent Metcalfe County at

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    Soccer Dawgs struggle on the field

    Posted September 18, 2019 at 8:19 am

    The Lady Soccer Dawgs hosted Wayne County and Glasgow on Tuesday night with the Lady Soccer Dawgs being defeated in both games, 10-0. Clinton County moved its record to 1-14 on the year.

    Clinton Care and Rehab online auction a success

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Clinton County Care and Rehab wishes to thank all the businesses, individuals, and stakeholders for donating items for our recent “Online Auction” (see list below). The proceeds made go to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Elder vacation to Clearwater Beach, Florida.

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    Library Notes …

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:28 am

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

    www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org

    The Institute by Stephen King

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    Bulldog Battalion excels in Tennessee

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:24 am

    The Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion competed in a Raider competition on September 28 in McMinville, Tennessee.

    According to instructor MAJ (Ret) Melissa Ramsey, the event is a very tough

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    APD September activity report

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:21 am

    Albany Police Department has released its activity report for the month of September 2019.

    During September, the department issued 41 citations for 27 violations.

    The most citations issued during the

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    Bulldog Battalion rifle team defeats White County

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:35 am

    The Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Battalion rifle team competed Monday, September 23, against White County. Clinton County won the meet and the top shooter was Cadet Captain Rayleigh Longwell. Team members pictured above, left to right, Cadet

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    LIbrary Notes …

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:27 am

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

    www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org

    The Institute by Stephen King

    It

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    Wilkerson passes bar exam

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:26 am

    Trey Wilkerson, of Jamestown, Kentucky, has been working at David Cross’ Law Office for a little more than two years now as a law student.

    “Albany is like a second home to

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