Christmas Village helps 114 youth purchase gifts

Posted December 13, 2017 at 3:09 pm

This year’s Christmas Village “Santa’s Workshop” was held last Thursday night and when it was all said and done, 114 kids went through the village and bought presents for their family members.

The Christmas Village is an opportunity for kids to shop in a safe environment without the presence of their parents in order to buy them gifts without them knowing what those presents are.

Other than buying gifts, kids can participate in several activities during the night like in top photo where Mrs. Claus read stories and sang and danced with the kids.

Another sight for the kids is of course Santa himself, who was on

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    Out with the fall, in with the holidays . . .

    Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    City of Albany employees and Rick Tallent with Tallent Advertising, teamed up last week to give the main streets of Albany a holiday look. The crew removed the fall themed Foothills Festival banners and replaced them with

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    School board holds busy, lengthy regular meeting Monday

    Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held a long regular monthly meeting Monday, November 20 with all magistrates present except Goldie Stonecipher. The board heard its annual audit report and other presentations, along with several other items of business and a closed session prior to

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    Clinton unemployment continues to decline

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Clinton County’s jobless rate continued a downward trend in September, according to statistics from the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

    After hitting highs at almost nine percentage points earlier in the year, the unemployment rate in Clinton County in September stood

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    Harmon releases audit of Clinton County Sheriff’s Office

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 8:19 am

    State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the 2016 financial statement of Clinton County Sheriff Jim Guffey. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year:

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    Injury collison Monday on US 127 in Clinton County

    Posted November 1, 2017 at 8:12 am

    Kentucky State Police investigated a two vehicle injury collision on US 127, four miles south of Albany Monday, October 30, around 1:51 p.m. CST.

    Preliminary investigations indicate that 53 year-old Jeffery Cornett of Albany was operating a

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    Volley Dawgs are district champs

    Posted October 18, 2017 at 9:11 am

    The Clinton County Lady Volley Dawgs took the district tournament title Monday night against Russell County in the finals in five games. Russell County won the first game, 25-19, but Clinton County

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    Dawgs fall twice last week

    Posted December 13, 2017 at 10:19 am

    The Bulldogs moved to an even .500 this week after grabbing one win Friday night, but dropping games on Tuesday and Saturday to Monroe County and Greenwood respectively.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 13, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Basketball , front and center

    Hard to believe, but our Lady Dawgs and Bulldogs entered the 16th District play portion of our season last week when we traveled to Metcalfe County and again this week when we

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    Dawgs grab first win, 75-58

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:22 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs took its first win of the season Monday night at Casey County by a final of 75-58.

    The game was much closer than

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    Lady Dawgs fall to Casey

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:22 am

    The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs got its season underway Monday night for the opening against Casey County.

    Although it was a close contest early on, the Lady Rebels pulled away in the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    Enjoy some turkey, family time, then throw up the rock

    The holiday season is always a busy time of the year, and you couple that with the start of the high school basketball season, and things really

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 15, 2017 at 9:29 am

    Good gathering Saturday

    A nice crowd of fans and family gathered Saturday night at the Lindle Castle Gymnasium for the lineup of activities that were put together the annual basketball kick-off event for Clinton County High School,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 8, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Come out Saturday and ‘Meet the Bulldogs’

    College hoops are underway already and as the month of November quickly runs by, high school hoops fans can rest assured that a much anticipated season is just down the

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    Highway Bible Quiz Team takes first place

    Posted December 13, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    The Highway Nazarene Church Teen Bible Quiz Team competed at the fourth Kentucky District Teen Bible Quiz of the season on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Somerset First Church of the Nazarene. Ten teams from both the novice and

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    An Addict's Corner …

    Posted December 13, 2017 at 10:26 am

    Bet you’re really worried about your children and their welfare while you’re popping that vein aren’t you? Bet your heart is just absolutely filled with so much love for your children that’s it’s exploding with joy while you’re packing your nose, huh? Just exactly how proud

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:26 am

    My first year in Congress

    On November 14, 2016, I was sworn in as the new representative for Kentucky’s 1st District. That night on the House floor, I said, “It is an honor of a lifetime to join in this great legislative

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    An Addict's Corner …

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:26 am

    I’m willing to bet that if you ask any addict who has truly recovered, would they willingly go back out there, and try it again. The answer would be No, because they know that there is not only a so- called rock bottom they have hit

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    Adaline Mae Stearns

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:23 am

    Adaline Mae Stearns, age three months, of Earl Shelton Road, Albany, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at The Medical Center Albany.

    She is survived by her parents, Austin and Abbigail Shelton Stearns; maternal grandparents, Billy and

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    Waid graduates from MCRD Parris Island

    Posted November 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Dawson E. Waid has earned the rank of Private First Class after finishing the cruicible on November 2 and graduating from Marine Corps. Recruiting Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina.

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