Clinton sees eight new cases in a week, Cumberland sees 15

Posted July 29, 2020 at 11:40 am

COVID-19 cases continued to spike in Clinton County, as well across Kentucky and much of the country over the past week, as officials scrambled to find ways to close down the spread of the virus.

In Clinton County, new cases were reported here by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department several times during the past week, according to the agency’s daily Public Information Brief press releases.

With six active cases beginning last week, Clinton County’s case numbers increased on five different days during the past week, with six new cases being added and eventually seeing a total of eight current cases on Monday evening of this week, according to the daily brief case counts.

Monday’s new case, a 44 year-old female who was

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    U.S. 127 Sale coming August 6-9 despite COVID-19

    Posted July 29, 2020 at 11:38 am

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic reaching new high numbers recently, what is billed as the “World’s Longest Yard Sale” will apparently continue across several states beginning next week.

    The U.S. 127 Corridor Yard Sale will officially take place

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    Disturbance at Foothills Academy quickly quelled

    Posted July 29, 2020 at 11:38 am

    A situation that evolved at Foothills Academy last Tuesday evening eventually saw law enforcement officers from at least four separate agencies on the scene working to return calm to the campus at the facility.

    What has been

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    Protest deemed peaceful by Sheriff

    Posted July 14, 2020 at 2:34 pm


    As Saturday’s protest came and went, Clinton County Sheriff Jeff Vincent said it was, in fact a “peaceful protest.”

    On June 18, LeMegan Shelton, with the group “No Hate In Our Holler”

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    Posted July 7, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Annual Chamber of Commerce fireworks show held with

    social distancing practiced

    The annual Albany – Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

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    Clinton primary vote announced

    Posted July 2, 2020 at 8:27 am

    In a primary election that has been anything but normal, local voters put out no real surprises in making their choices last week in the June 23 primary elections.


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    Primary election was a strange one

    Posted June 23, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    As the final voting in the unusual 2020 primary season is winding down, the number of actual votes cast prior to next week, when the final vote tallies will be announced, remain steady among Clinton County voters, according to

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    Clinton cases spike, six new in the past week

    Posted July 21, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    Clinton County, like the entire state of Kentucky, had it’s worst week yet in the COVID-19 pandemic, with a notable rise in new cases on both fronts, as well as across the 10 county Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

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    New Justice Center is a go

    Posted July 21, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    The new proposed Judicial Center for Clinton County appears to be a “go” following the announcement made at the end of last week’s fiscal court meeting by Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig.

    Judge Craig told the Clinton

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    Toddler killed in vehicular accident

    Posted July 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Kentucky State Police report that a two-year old toddler was killed Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle in an Albany driveway.

    Details were unavailable at press time, but according to a press release from the

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    Sen. Max Wise tests positive for COVID-19

    Posted July 14, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    Kentucky State Senator Max Wise has reported that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and is currently asymptomatic and is self-quarantined at home.

    Wise (R-Campbellsville), serves as the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 29, 2020 at 7:48 am

    One strange summer, but the lakes are busy

    With no real activities to speak of outside of a few travel baseball and softball games here and there, it’s been a strange summer sports-wise, to say the least.

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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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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Anderson, McDaniel to exchange vows Saturday

    Posted July 7, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    Todd and Betty Anderson and Kent and Kerri McDaniel would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Mindie Danielle Anderson and Robert Edward McDaniel. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, July 11th at Bodock

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    York, Rigney graduate EKU

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    Joshua Shane York, a chemistry major from Albany, has graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018 spring semester.

    Rachel Ann Rigney, a general studies major from Albany, has also graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018

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