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Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of your Clinton County News

Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:46 pm


Read what Clinton County

Pre-school students are thankful for

on page 13 of this week’s issue.

With a full afternoon of activities planned for Christmas On The Square next Wednesday, November 30, preparations are being put together in a fast and furious fashion. Above, Clinton County employees Bobby Thrasher and Ronnie Moreland were busy Monday morning installing lights on the Clinton County Community Christmas Tree.

Plans are being finalized for a host of special events next Wednesday afternoon and evening, including the return of a Christmas Parade, set to begin at 5:00 p.m.

The tree lighting ceremony will be at 6:30

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    Christmas parade is next Wednesday

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:44 pm

    It’s been several years since Clinton County residents were treated to a Christmas Parade, and if all indications hold true, its return next week should be something to see.

    A joint effort between the Clinton County Extension

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    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:44 pm

    Law enforcement officers from the area continue to battle the local war on drugs, and criminal activity in general, which resulted in the following arrest last week:

    Bobby D. Hicks, 55,

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    School board meeting is brief

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:42 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular monthly business meeting Monday, November 21, with all board members on hand.

    The meeting was short, lasting approximately 20 minutes and the agenda was brief. However, several students and

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    Judicial Center Board meets

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    The Clinton County Judicial Center Project Development Board (PDB) held its regular meeting last Friday morning, November 18. Just enough board members (four) were present for a quorum.

    The board first approved minutes of their previous meeting

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    Posted November 16, 2022 at 2:54 pm

    Law enforcement officers from the area continue to battle the local war on drugs, and criminal activity in general, which resulted in the following arrests last week:

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    Clinton Circuit Court session was chock full of activity

    Posted November 16, 2022 at 2:52 pm

    The monthly session of Clinton Circuit Court was held on Thursday, November 3, with Judge David L. Williams presiding over the court calendar.

    Several individuals appeared for arraignment, entering not guilty pleas and having future pretrial conference

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    Fiscal court adjusts employee entry level pay

    Posted July 28, 2022 at 8:43 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its regular meeting last Thursday, July 21, before a room filled with spectators and all court members on hand.

    Although the meeting was brief, lasting only about 20 minutes, several important actions were

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    Fiscal court holds call meeting last Thursday

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a just over half hour special call meeting last Thursday afternoon, December 9, with five of six magistrates present.

    The court heard one presentation and voted on three items of business that

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    Grand jury true bills released

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Clinton County Grand Jury indictments have been released, and as previously reported by the Clinton County News, those indictments included a 152 count indictment by a local grand jury for alleged sex related offenses involving minor children.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:49 pm

    Throw up the rock Tuesday night

    The 2022-23 basketball season has finally arrived.

    Tuesday night, November 29, after we’ve all consumed way too much turkey, dressing, pecan pie and sweet

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    Dawgs end season with a 47-14 loss to Paris

    Posted November 3, 2022 at 11:18 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs ended its season Friday night on the road against Paris. Clinton County lost the contest by a final score of 47-14 and ended the season at 0-10.

    “We came out and played well

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 26, 2022 at 12:25 pm

    Congrats to our Volley Dawgs

    Congratulations are in order to our Lady Volley Dawgs volleyball team after picking up runner-up trophy last week in the 16th District Tournament.

    The runner-up

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 19, 2022 at 12:03 pm

    Football Dawgs will finish 2022 season on the road

    Our Bulldogs came up short again Friday night, dropping a 37-20 decision on Bulldog Field at the hands of Monroe County.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 13, 2022 at 8:52 am

    Football Dawgs are hosts for the final time in 2022

    The Bulldogs, after a well-deserved and much-needed bye week break, will take the field again Friday night for the eighth time this season.

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    England, Little, named to All-District Soccer Team

    Posted October 4, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    Maggie England and Loren Little were named to the 2022 All-District Team after the conclusion of Clinton County’s first round game against Monroe County on Saturday. Clinton County lost the game by a final score of 8-1 and finish

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    I am thankful for …

    Posted November 23, 2022 at 12:48 pm

    Ms. Jamie Cooksey’s Class-I am thankful for…

    Carsyn Choate – I am thankful for Bobtail, my Pa Brown, Kayla, Nana, Pa Allen, my Mom and Dad, Dorothy and God.

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    Extension Notes … by Colby Guffey

    Posted August 30, 2022 at 1:41 pm

    Late summer is the best time to establish cool-season forages

    Source: Jimmy Henning, extension forage specialist

    The period from late summer into early fall is the best time

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    VFW donates to local law enforcement agencies

    Posted April 26, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    The VFW Post 1096 used funding from the chili supper fund raiser to purchase individual first aid kits for all active law enforcement officers in Clinton County. The number of law enforcement officers shot this year nationally has increased

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    NEWS travels with the Irwins to Bahamas

    Posted April 12, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    The Clinton County News took a spring break cruise and a stopover to the Bahamas with the Nick and Jessica Irwin family recently, enjoying the beach sun and several special sites, including a tour of the

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    Big Blue Santa visits the NEWS Grinch

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Albany’s Big Blue Santa – AKA Clinton County Attorney Michael Rains – was out and about town recently and he made a stop by the office of the Clinton County News to say “Hi” to the

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    Walker, Fitzgerald to wed

    Posted December 21, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Leon Walker and Christina Fitzgerald would like to invite friends and family to their wedding, January 1, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Family Christian Fellowship, next to the Dixie Cafe in Byrdstown, Tennessee. All friends and family

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