‘COLOR’ event is huge success, over 300 join in

Posted September 28, 2016 at 9:01 am

A new event that was another attempt to convince the local population that we need to be more physically active and involved in family oriented events has been termed as a tremendous success by organizers and will likely become at least an annual event.

Christy Nuetzman, the Clinton County Extension Office Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, told the Clinton County News during Saturday’s Color Your World with Health and Imagination that she was more than thrilled with the way the local population had embraced the new event and turned out to participate.

“We saw the participation numbers waning somewhat in the Second Sunday the past couple of years, so we decided

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    Suspects arrested after 12-hour pursuit

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Two men were apprehended Sunday after more than a 12 hour pursuit spanning across state borders into Clinton County.

    The pursuit started in neighboring Pickett County, Tennessee when Pickett County Sheriff’s Deputy

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    Grant will result in expansion of county recycling program

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 8:59 am

    Since the initial grant received by Clinton County Fiscal Court to begin a recycle center facility and operation here, for the most part it has been successful, with many people and businesses using the facility and recycling products that would have otherwise filled up landfills.

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    Rollercoaster yard sale is this weekend

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 8:59 am

    What is touted as the “oldest” and longest-running sale, the Rollercoaster Yard Sale will be held Thursday through Saturday, September 29 and 20 and October 1 throughout the region, including Albany and Clinton County.

    The sale stretches over 150 miles in two

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    Animal shelter issues at forefront of meeting

    Posted August 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    The Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting Thursday night with several standard items on the agenda, but the one item that packed the seats at the Clinton County Courthouse was the topic of the Tri-County Animal Shelter.

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    Fiscal court also addresses tax rates, equipment purchases

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting last Thursday, September 15 with all members present, and other than taking actions on the Tri-County Animal Shelter, also voted on items of business that dealt with tax rates and road equipment purchases.


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    Getting students college ready is goal of GEAR-UP

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Most people, especially parents and students, have heard the term GEAR-UP, but not everyone knows what it stands for or the goals of the federally funded education program.

    GEAR-UP is the synonym for “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs,” according

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    $14.7 million budget approved during busy monthly meeting

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Clinton County Board of Education held a brief, but busy regular meeting Monday night with five of six members present. Among measures approved included setting tax rates and approving the 2016-17 work budget.

    As had been discussed at a board work session

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    Honoring our First Responders

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:29 am

    First responders were honored last Sunday on Patriot’s Day, which was also the 15th Anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United States.

    In Clinton County, Dr.

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    Lady Soccer Dawgs fall to Barren County

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 8:53 am

    Shania Bagwell moved the ball down the field Tuesday, September 20 against Barren County. The Lady Soccer Dawgs lost the game 10-0 and move its record to 0-14 on the year. Clinton County has four games remaining in the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 8:53 am

    Bulldogs take 3-3 record on the road after 54-20 loss

    A couple of key plays early in Friday night’s football game seemed to all but let the air completely out of the Bulldogs’ game plan as they

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    Homecoming Princess and Queen crowned

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:37 am

    Tristian Moons, above left, was crowned Homecoming Princess Friday night. She is the daughter of Tim Moons and Ashley King. She was escorted by Parker Tallent. He is the son of Rocky and Charlotte Tallent.

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    Turnovers … Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Bulldogs record back on top after Caverna win, back home Friday

    The Dawgs turned the season record back to above the .500 mark Friday night with a nice and much needed 51-28 win over the Colonels of

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    21st Century has huge numbers in football

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:36 am

    The 21st Little League Football Program continues to grow in the right direction. Clinton County is affiliated with the SKYY Conference which has allowed our players to compete and learn more about sportsmanship and competition than they would playing against each other. The SKYY

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    Kings, Queens of the links

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:34 am

    Golf Dawg Chase Claborn watched his putt on the seventh hole roll toward the cup last Thursday at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park during the District Tournament. Claborn finished the tournament round with

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    Learning Your Lines Theatre Workshop at GNT

    Posted September 28, 2016 at 8:58 am

    Saturday, October 8th beginning at 5:00 pm, a free Learning Your Lines Workshop will be conducted by Steve Cleberg at Good Neighbors Theatre. Light refreshments will be served.

    Cleberg has been Director of Theatre at Somerset Community

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    NEWS travels…

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Mark Jones, London, Kentucky, and his daughter, Leigh Hessler, Birmingham, Alabama, took the Clinton County News along to Jordan-Hare Stadium last weekend to cheer on the Auburn Tigers. Jones is an Air Force Colonel (Retired) and is currently teaching JROTC at

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    Melissa Lee and William Scott

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:27 am

    Lee, Scott to exchange vows

    Melissa Lee and William Scott invite you to share in the celebration of their love when they exchange vows on Saturday, October 1 at Albany First Baptist Church. The ceremony will

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