Foothills XXXVIII ready for the stage

Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:14 am

Carly Upchurch, daughter of Adam and Pattie Upchurch, was crowned the 2017 Miss Foothills Festival Saturday night. She was crowned by 2016 Miss Foothills Festival Taya Cook. Saturday kicked off the 2017 Foothills Festival with the Baby Show on Saturday morning and the Foothills Festival Gospel Singing was held on Sunday. On Wednesday, The Sneed Family will take the stage next to the Albany First Baptist Church at 6 p.m. with the main Foothills Festival lineup kicking off on Friday with several events on the schedule.

If the forecast for weather conditions for the next few days holds true to the current outlook, expect to be a part of a real big time this weekend.

Mostly sunny skies

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    Volley Dawgs are district champs

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:11 am

    The Clinton County Lady Volley Dawgs took the district tournament title Monday night against Russell County in the finals in five games. Russell County won the first game, 25-19, but Clinton County

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    Grand jury has busy October session

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Two individuals, one from Tennessee and one from Albany, who led police on high speed chases recently, are facing multiple charges after being indicted last Thursday, October 12 by a local grand jury, which returned indictments against 11 total individuals, several being multi-count true bills handed

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    Court approves Solid Waste Plan

    Posted October 4, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a brief call meeting Friday morning with only three magistrates present, Hershell Key, Ricky Craig and Terry Buster, as well as Clinton County Judge/Executive Richard Armstrong and Assistant County Attorney Gary Little.

    The court unanimously approved the

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    Magistrates appointed to committees

    Posted October 4, 2017 at 8:52 am

    In order to give fiscal court members more knowledge and input in the monthly workings of branches and departments of county government, Clinton County recently appointed court members to eight different operations, or departments of government.

    Administrative Assistant Penny Jo Stearns said

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    York formally sentenced, other circuit cases resolved

    Posted September 27, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A Celina, Tennessee man who was originally charged with three counts of attempted murder in relation to a residential fire in Clinton County that occurred on Old Kentucky Road in the Huntersville community in 2016 was formally sentenced two weeks ago in Clinton Circuit Court.

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    Volley Dawgs win district championship

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Left, Kristen Branham went up for a kill during Clinton County’s first round game against Cumberland County on Monday night. Clinton County went on to defeat the Lady Panthers and defeated Russell County in

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Volley Dawgs bring the hardware home

    It was certainly a big night Monday for the Clinton County High School Volley Dawgs as they picked up a 16th District Championship title at Cumberland County with back to back

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    Homecoming Princess and Queen crowned

    Posted October 11, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Rheagan Leverage, left, was named 2017 Homecoming Princess Friday night. She is the daughter of Jason Leverage and Dee Leveridge. She was escorted by Zack Myers. He is the son of the late Chuck Myers and Dwana Myers. Skyler

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 11, 2017 at 9:29 am

    Bulldogs go 5-2 with guarantee of a winning season

    Regardless of the rest of the season’s results, the Bulldogs cleared a major hurdle last Friday night when they handed the Pirates of Berea a 54-6 defeat in

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 4, 2017 at 8:28 am

    Bulldogs go 4-2 after loss to Lynn Camp

    Clinton County’s hopes of picking up a fifth win on the season will have to wait at least until this weekend after a disappointing

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 27, 2017 at 8:40 am

    Dawgs leave Metcalfe with loss, but 4-1 record still a high point

    The Bulldogs took their act across the way for a relative short trip to Metcalfe County Friday night and although we came home having suffered

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    Tri-County Shelter receives donation

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:01 am

    The Tri-County Animal Shelter received a donaton last week from Senture of Monticello. In the photo above, from left to right is, Amy Isner, Rescure Coordinator Jamie Scott-Cross, Justin Bell, and Molly Marcum. Senture donated $1,000 in cash and

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    Registration underway for circuit clerk exam

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:51 am

    Prospective candidates for the office of circuit clerk must register for the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerk 2018 Election Qualifying Exam from now through November 8, 2017. Registration opened on Monday of this week. The exam will take place on December 1 at Marriott Griffin Gate in

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    Sweet potato

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Mary Parrigin is shown with the sweet potato grown in her son-in-law Danny Schofield’s garden in Jamestown, Tennessee.


    It came, it went, we still don’t know

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:50 am

    It’s been well over five years now that the staff at the Clinton County News pulled into our parking lot to discover that someone had spray painted an ominous date – 10-17-2017, on the back side of our building.

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