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Mass casualty response vehicle will serve region’s needs

Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm

The Clinton County Emergency Services Management has been working on a project for more than three years and is just now almost complete.

More than 120 hours have been spent retrofitting and outfitting a bus that can be used in case of a catastrophic event.

Mass Casualties 14 or MC14 is a bus retrofitted with a product called AMBUBUS which is a type of support system that can support up to 12 stretcher patients during an emergency.

Paramedic Mark Thrasher, has been one of the primary hands working on this project during the past three years and has done most of the work inside the bus in the past seven months.

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    School board meeting Monday is brief

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held an approximate half-hour regular meeting Monday evening at the Central Office with all members present as well as board attorney Lindsey Bell.

    The board first recognized one retiring teacher, Martha Harlan, who was unable to attend

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    Non-partisan candidates are still slow to file

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Filing for non-partisan races in Albany and Clinton County continues for just under another month, and over the past week, two individuals filed for seats.

    Tony Delk and James “Smitty” Smith, both incumbents, filed for re-election to seats on the Albany City

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    Get ready to enjoy the BOOM!

    Posted July 2, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Annual July 4 celebration should be biggest, best production yet

    Independence Day is coming up this Friday and local residents don’t have to leave Albany and Clinton County to enjoy not only an always great fireworks display, but also have a

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    Roberts brothers found guilty in Perdue death

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Two local brothers charged in connection with the death of 73-year-old Frank Perdue in September of 2012 have been convicted on charges related to the death by a Clinton County Circuit Court jury.

    Both Phillip Roberts and Thomas A. Roberts were both

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    Post 15 Activity for June, 2014

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    During the month of June 2014, there were 21 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

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    City council hears update on new fire station

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Albany City Council held its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday evening with five of six council members present. The session was brief, lasting only 35 minutes, with about half of that time in closed session.

    After approving minutes from two previous meetings

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    Candidates slow to file for local non-partisan ballot

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    With only a handful of local non-partisan races to be added to the 2014 general election ballot in November, there hasn’t been a run on the County Clerk’s office from potential candidates.

    Only one additional candidate had filed a petition to seek

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    Moving on up . . .

    Posted July 2, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Contstruction crews with the Boils Construction Company of Albany, continue to make progress on the new Albany Fire Department headquarters building being built behind the Clinton County Emergency Services facility just north of Albany on U.S. 127.

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    Fiscal court ends year with brief meeting

    Posted July 2, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a very brief “end-of-the-fiscal-year” meeting last Friday morning, June 27 with just enough members to constitute a quorum. Only three magistrates were present, Mickey Riddle, Ricky Craig and Terry Buster. The presence of county judge/executive Lyle Huff, making the fourth member,

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    Monday night scramble

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    The winners from Monday night’s scramble at 76 Falls Country Club were Sawyer Stalcup, James Slaven, J.R. Simmons and Donnie Sewell.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Activities still slow, but we’ve passed that magic date

    Things are still in that “dog days” of summer stretch that keeps sports activities at a slowdown on the local scene, especially where high school action is concerned.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Summer ball buzz.

    July-August in Kentucky is keep-the-pot-boiling time for basketball fans.

    Around Louisville, Cardinal buzz – Russ Smith has signed an NBA contract. …. and college basketball’s premier coach Mike Krzyzewski weighed in. “Louisville brings the ACC

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    Duvall is MVP of Southern Kentucky Classic

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Matthew Duvall of the Albany Heat was named MVP during the Southern Kentucky Classic Coach Pitch tournament in Russell County last week.

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    Monday night scramble

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    The winners from Monday night’s scramble at 76 Falls Country Club were Sawyer Stalcup, Lance Cash, Eric Latham and Donnie Sewell.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    July 4th traffic was everything I thought it would be

    Take some fantastic summer weather and combine it with a holiday that falls on the weekend, and the local traffic and activity just gets kicked up a

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    University of Louisville’s entry to the Atlantic Coast Conference last week is, I think, the most important sports story of the new millennium in Kentuckiana.

    Among the high, if least mentioned, positives: Economic impact possibilities regionally; and, the nearest NBA franchise will

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 2, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Second of the big three – it’s half-way over

    Might be hard to believe, but as the Al Gibson calendar system goes, summer is half-way over.

    Yeah, I know that

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted July 2, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Major League Baseball. Our grand old game reached its half-way mark last weekend, 81 games played, 81 left.

    Nothing quite like the regal old game for those of us who ignore the critics “… too slow, too long, too boring, too old.”

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    Summer sports lull time

    Golf is always an option, as is water sports and fishing and there is always a little softball on the local scene, and hunting enthusiasts are busy getting things ready for deer season,

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Clinton County and partridge head green beans:

    Listening to the people

    As the Cooperative Extension Service celebrates its 100 Year Anniversary this year, it is important to reflect upon

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    Cattleman's Corner

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Odds and ends: CAIP, infrastructure and flies

    CAIP PROGRAM IN FULL SWING

    The County Agriculture Investment Program (CAIP) sponsored and administered by the Clinton County Farm

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    Library Notes

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

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

    Best Sellers: Invisible by James Patterson; Top Secret Twenty-One by

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    Things to do …

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    South Central Outdoor Expo

    The 2014 South Kentucky Outdoor Expo, in cooperation with Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, will be held Saturday, August 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Adair County High School gym in Columbia, Kentucky. There will

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Planning for fall

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    Source: Rick Durham

    It’s time to start planning how you can continue to enjoy your garden and even add new plantings. You can plant a

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    Easton Michial Conner

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    We hit a home run with our little slugger. Easton Michial Conner was born on April 2, 2014, weighing eight pounds two ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Michial and Jessica Conner, paternal grandparents

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    Library Notes

    Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

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

    Best Sellers: Top Secret Twenty-one by Janet Evanovich; Mr. Mercedes

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