COVID-19 Schools … Opening date pushed back again to April 20

Posted March 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm


Clinton County Schools had been closed for less than a week when Superintendent Dr. Tim Parson closed school for an additional two weeks on the recommendation of Governor Andy Beshear.

Now, Clinton County will remain out of school until April 20, 2020.

Parson made the announcement on Friday, March 20, but had made an announcement on Wednesday, March 18, to close school until April 10. Two days later it was pushed to April 20.

“As the number of cases continue to grow, we think it’s inevitable that there will be cases here in Albany,” Parson said. “It’s all around us.”

According to Parson, the district was on a conference call with Governor Beshear and

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    COVID-19 scare is here

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 2:13 pm


    Schools close, student meals continue, sports halted, court postponed, restaurants told drive-thru or pickup only


    The pandemic that has swept across the world during the past few weeks and months, known as

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    Clinton County in line for new Judicial Center

    Posted March 11, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    Clinton County seems to be in line for a state funded Judicial Center through the judicial branch’s Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) and Clinton Fiscal Court took a major step to make that happen at a special call meeting with AOC officials last

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    Posted March 4, 2020 at 9:24 am

    Dawgs earn second 16th District Championship in as many years

    The Clinton County Bulldogs spent

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    Fiscal court holds busy regular meeting

    Posted March 24, 2020 at 1:39 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court covered a lot of ground dealing with standard county business at its regular 40-minute monthly meeting held last Thursday, March 19 with all magistrates present.

    The first item of business was approval of

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    School board holds regular meeting

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular business meeting Monday evening with all members present. Board member Bobbie Ann Stone was present via teleconference due to current and recent illness.

    After approving the amended agenda, the

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    IDA deals with loan request, other business

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority held its regular meeting Thursday morning, March 12, with four of seven members present. Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig was also in attendance.

    In the absence of Chairman Jarred Witham, Randy

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    Med Center at Albany leader explains preparation maneuvers

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    When thoughts turn to the ever present and ever changing developments surrounding the pandemic situation around the COVID-19 virus outbreak, like people across Kentucky, the nation and the world, residents of Albany are concerned and in many cases, even scared of what might be

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 24, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    I still hate Laettner

    Watching and listening to (more about that later) old basketball games isn’t my idea of a fun afternoon, but when faced with no games at all, well it provides a little break.

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    All District Team …

    Posted March 4, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Nick Delk, Nick Brown, Evan Dearborn, Caleb Guffey and Chase Stines were named to the 2020 All District Team during the awards ceremony Friday night.

    Abbi Young, Landree

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    ‘Fore the Kids’ another success

    From all indications, the annual “Fore the Kids” benefit golf tournament was another success, both in terms of competition as well as in the fundraising category as well.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:17 am

    KHSAA dead period – gives everyone a little break

    It almost seems these days that high school sports is a 52 week long activity in some form or another, given all of the summer camps that go on

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Jackson’s uniform will change from blue to red in 2019

    You read in this space last week that following his performances during the week at the Western Kentucky University team camp, head

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    Lake Cumberland District Health Department update

    Posted March 24, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    The Lake Cumberland District Health Department (LCDHD) at the current time (Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 8:00 a.m.) has two positive Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) cases in Pulaski County, one presumptive positive case in Pulaski County we are treating as a positive case, and one case that

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    Clinton Public Library continues to serve the public

    Posted March 24, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Clinton County Public Library Librarian Gayla Duval issued a press release to the Clinton County News last week noting some of the changes and implementations put in place in order to continue to serve its patrons in light of the COVID-19 pandemic sitution.

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    eWIC cards will remain active

    Posted March 24, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    The Kentucky State WIC office would like to clear the air about false information being seen on social media sites. Your WIC Benefits will not expire early. Keep your current eWIC card. Your current eWIC card will be used for future months’ WIC food

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    Grandparent essay winners

    Posted March 11, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    My ‘Nan’, Peggy Murphy

    Kimaya Sears

    Everyone has their own opinion about different things, but my opinion is that my grandma, Peggy Murphy,

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    Supporting Trooper Island Youth Camp

    Posted March 11, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    Trooper Island Camp staff employees Austin Brown and Aaron Cannon are shown above as they talked to a local citizentSaturday at the Albany IGA while selling raffle tickets on the 2020

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