Albany Care and Rehab has several cases, patients are moved, county case numbers hit 100

Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:31 pm

The COVID-19 disease moved across Albany and Clinton County, as it has across the rest of our nation, with a vengeance last week, prompting the evacuation of a long-term care facility here, the return of at-home instruction for school students, at least through the end of November, and an announcement that both local government office facilities will be closed to walk-in traffic.

As the surge deepened here and elsewhere, current active case numbers in Clinton County reached a never-before seen level, when on Saturday of last week, the Lake Cumberland District Health Department reported in its daily Public Information Brief that there were 100 active cases here.

That number followed a two-day deluge of new cases reported by the agency, with 29 new cases being added to the local total

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    Schools go back to virtual

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Clinton County schools are once again forced to move instruction to Non-Traditional Instruction, or NTI, as of this week, due to a rising number of quarantined staff members.

    This announcement comes on the heels of Clinton County

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    Thompson sentenced on abuse charges

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    A man accused of several counts of sexual abuse-first degree against a minor has been formally sentenced to 10 years prison time in Clinton Circuit Court.

    Clifton Thompson was sentenced on November 5, pursuant to a plea

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    School board meets Monday

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly business meeting Monday, November 16, with all board members present.

    The meeting began with Dr. Carol Peddicord delivering the opening moment of inspiration, followed by the board adopting the

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    Albany City Council holds short special meeting

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    Albany City Council, after having postponed its regular meeting this month due to it falling on election day, held a very short special call meeting last Tuesday, November 10, with five of six council members on hand and a very limited agenda.

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    Fiscal court holds short special meeting

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held another short special meeting last Thursday morning with five of six members present and three items of business on the agenda.

    The court voted to pay election officers by unanimous vote and

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    APD releases October activity report

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    Albany Police Department has released its activity report for the month of October 2020. During the month, the department issued 44 citations for 26 separate violations.

    Citations issued for the month are as follows: three each for

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    Rec/Park Board votes to combine director positions

    Posted November 11, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    The Clinton County Recreation/Park Board’s Executive Committee held a special meeting last Thursday, November 5 at the Welcome Center with five members present and the primary item of business being the advertisement for the position of park / recreation director.

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    Grand Jury indicts Poore for arson

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on October 8, and returned several indictments in open circuit court.

    Included in this round of indictments that have not already been reported on

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    Dawgs travel to Edmonson Friday

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:14 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs will travel to Edmonson County Friday night to take on the Wildcats in the first round game of the District 3 district tournament.

    “They have a senior QB and two quality wing backs

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 18, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    Headed to Edmonson and the playoffs

    It should be a great Friday night for football, especially over in Brownsville.

    The Dawgs will head to Edmonson County Friday to take on

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Nice win Dawgs and another path to the playoffs

    Our Bulldogs got back on the winning track Friday night in the makeup game against Green County on Bulldog Field.

    The

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    Homecoming Princess and Queen crowned

    Posted November 11, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    Homecoming was held Friday night prior to the Bullodgs’ kick off against Green County. Above, left, Trinady Warinner, the daughter of Michael and Robin Warinner, was crowned Homecoming Princess. She was escorted by Cohen

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    Dawgs fall 63-0 against Metcalfe

    Posted November 4, 2020 at 9:17 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs traveled to Metcalfe County Friday night for its third game of the season and second district game of the year.

    The Dawgs had a off night in Edmonton as Clinton County fell 63-0,

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    Volley Dawgs fall in region

    Posted November 4, 2020 at 9:16 am

    Sadie Moons and Landree Moons went up for a block against Bowling Green during the opening round of the regional tournament. Clinton County fell to the Lady Purples in three games, 25-18, 25-16 and

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 4, 2020 at 9:16 am

    Dawgs hope to get back on the winning track Friday

    This past Friday night’s football game in Edmonton wasn’t what Clinton County had hoped for, with the Dawgs returning home after suffering a 63-0 thumping at the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    COVID-19 just won’t loosen its grip on high school sports

    This COVID-19 year we’re all suffering through just won’t back down from the squeeze it has not only on life as we all remember it, but

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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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    CCMS honored for program implementation

    Posted November 4, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Green River Regional Educational Co-Op (GRREC) recently honored schools for implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)—an evidence-based, proactive approach to teaching and reinforcing behavioral expectations.

    For the 2019-2020

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    Remembering Willie Granville Pierce

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:20 pm

    By David Cross

    The name Willie Granville Pierce doesn’t mean much to the vast majority of Clinton County, particularly if you’re less than 70 years of age. But his passing recently at age 93 in Louisville,

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    Retired Teachers week in Clinton County

    Posted October 27, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig, front right, signed a proclamation declaring October 19-23, 2020 as “Clinton County Retired Teachers Appreciation Week.”

    Craig said all of Clinton County was

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    York, Rigney graduate EKU

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    Joshua Shane York, a chemistry major from Albany, has graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018 spring semester.

    Rachel Ann Rigney, a general studies major from Albany, has also graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018

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