NEWS announces holiday schedule

Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm

The Clinton County News will alter it’s publication and office hour schedules for the next two weeks, adjusting to allow for the observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday.

Next week’s edition will be printed a day early, being printed and hitting the newsstands on Tuesday, December 23. We will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, December 24 and 25. We will reopen on Friday, December 26 for regular business hours.

The deadline for that edition (December 26), will be 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 22 for all submissions.

A similar schedule will be observed the following week, with the office to be closed on Wednesday, December 31, and Thursday, January 1, and will reopen Friday, January 2, for regular business hours.

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    Brad Thrasher eager to join city council

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Beginning in January, there will be one new face in city government that makes up the Albany City Council and also the youngest member of the group when Brad Thrasher takes a seat with the city’s governing body.

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    Busy night at Christmas Village

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 8:46 pm




    It was a packed house again this year at the Clinton County Learning Center for the annual Clinton County Homemakers sponsored Christmas Village. The annual event gives children the chance to participate

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    Fans appear ready for start of basketball season

    Posted November 19, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    A nice crowd made it out to the Lindle Castle Gymnasium Friday night for the annual kick-off event to the Clinton County High School basketball season.

    The lineup in the Meet The Bulldogs program concluded with the addition of the two newest members to the

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    Grand jury indicts four last week

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened last Thursday, December 11 with a light session, handing down indictments against four individuals, including two multi-count true bills, in open Circuit Court.

    The following indictments were returned last week:

    * The

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    Edelen releases Audit of Clinton County Sheriff’s Tax Settlement

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement–2013 taxes for Clinton County Sheriff Ricky Riddle. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year:

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    Are you ready for some roundball?

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Basketball time in the state of Kentucky is looked forward to from the minute the last nets are cut down and fans can finally breathe a little easier – the action gets started next week.

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    Dawgs pick up two wins, one loss

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Elidjah Anderson drove the lane during Clinton County’s game against Metcalfe County Friday night. Clinton County won the game, 82-35. Anderson finished with four points.

    The Clinton County

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    6-0 start – it don’t get any better than that

    You can watch it happening with each and every game – our Clinton County Lady Bulldogs have started believing in themselves.

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    Sydne Denney selected to compete

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    in Down Under International Games

    Sydne Denney, a junior at Pickett County High School, has been awarded All-State honors on the 2015 Tennessee State Golf Team. As a recipient of this honor, Sydne

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Across the map, Christmas spirit.

    Demonstrations in American cities aside, there was joy in the land last Saturday. A trifecta of bring-out-the-best-in-us sporting events.

    √ IN PHILADELPHIA, they came from Annapolis, Maryland and West Point, New York, marched

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    Lady Dawgs off to fast start, 3-0

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs have managed to get the 2014-15 basketball season off to a fantastic start, dispatching their first three opponents on the schedule in exemplary fashion to get the year off and running with a 3-0

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    Off and running start for Big Blue teams

    It was a big week for both our Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs last week with the start of this 2014-15 roundball campaign.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    The Man.

    Tribute to central character in Kentucky’s perfect season so far, Willie Cauley-Stein, calls for context.

    When WCS signed with Kentucky there was more Willie Who? than McDonald’s ballyhoo. No press conference at Olathe Northwest High School

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 3, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    The fun starts now-

    While this is one of my favorite weeks of the entire year – it’s actually one of my least favorite columns of each year – simply because of the beast we in the

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted December 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Iron Bowl … Egg Bowl … never mind. Football in Kentucky November 28-29 was prime. Perception being reality, was second to none.

    No-bathroom-break suspense, drama to the wire and yes, agony of defeat, too. Friday and Saturday were all that.

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    Library Notes

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library? www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org.

    Best Sellers: Hope to Die by James Patterson; The Escape

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    Albany United Church of Nazarene quiz in St. Louis

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Four local quizzers pictured above, left to right, Chris Claborn, Silas Melton, Dylan Caudle and Amber Cross from Albany United Church of the Nazarene, traveled to St. Louis, Missouri on the district quiz team. They competed against

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    Students complete budget challenge

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Students in the Financial Literacy course taught by Mrs. Holly Claborn, Office Tech Instructor at the Clinton County Area Technology Center, recently completed the H&R Block Budget Challenge, a real-world money management skill online simulation, which teaches: paying

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    Things to do …

    Posted December 17, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Fiscal court meeting/Christmas dinner

    Clinton County Fiscal Court will hold a call meeting Friday, December 19 at 5 p.m. at the Clinton County Community Center, followed by the annual county employee Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to the

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    Library Notes

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library? ww.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org.

    Best Sellers: The Escape by David Baldacci; Revival by Stephen

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    Lauren Alexandra Harrod

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    Robert Harrod would like to announce the birth of his sister, Lauren Alexandra, who was born September 11, 2014. Lauren weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19” long and was born at Livingston Regional Hospital at 3:36 p.m. Proud

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    Colton Ray Hood

    Posted December 10, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Jaxon is proud to announce the birth of his little brother, Colton Ray Hood. Colton was born September 2, 2014 at 10:40 a.m. at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and weighed 8 lbs. 9 oz. Proud parents are Michael and Shanice

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