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Former IDA Director indicted, arrested on theft charge

Posted May 12, 2021 at 12:04 pm

The former Executive Director of the Clinton County Industrial Development Authority has been indicted by the Clinton County Grand Jury on a charge of theft by unlawful taking in the amount of $10,000 or more.

Charolette Koger, 64, of Albany, was arrested on the indictment warrant by Clinton County Sheriff Jeff Vincent on Tuesday morning of this week, according to an arrest report from the Clinton County Jail.

The case surrounding Koger has been ongoing for more than two years, when she was relieved of her duties as Executive Director of the Clinton County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) in late March of 2019.

In an audit of the IDA that was performed after that date,

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    Out of Gas

    Posted May 12, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Fuel pumps across Clinton County were bagged as being empty Tuesday morning, after a “run” occurred throughout most of the day Monday at local stations.

    The crisis

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    Bell appointed Albany Police Chief

    Posted May 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The Albany Police Department recently announced the promotion of Mark Bell to Police Chief after former Chief Chris Neal resigned due to health reasons.

    Bell, a 22 year veteran of the Albany

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    COVID-19

    Posted May 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    For the third straight week, there were minimal changes in the number of COVID-19 cases in Clinton County during the past seven day period, according to daily reports released by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

    As

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    BUSTED!

    Posted April 20, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department has had a busy month bringing down several indictments from the grand jury on drug and other charges.

    Sheriff Jeff Vincent said this was the first time

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    COVID-19

    Posted May 4, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    For the first time since the very first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic reached Kentucky and Clinton County some 14 months ago, there was absolutely no movement in the case count during the past seven day period, according to figures released by the Lake

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    Brown indicted on murder charge

    Posted April 28, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    A man accused of driving a vehicle in a crash in Clinton County that killed an Albany woman has been indicted for murder and a host of other charges by the Clinton County Grand Jury.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 12, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Al’s Derby 2021 bets – I hope you cashed that ticket

    Minutes after I first heard the report Sunday about allegations that Medina Spirit’s 2021 Kentucky Derby win might be thrown out, I placed a call to

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 28, 2021 at 1:11 pm

    The Derby returns to the first Saturday, with fans, a sign of some normalcy

    One of the first signs that we might be returning to some form of normalcy comes this Saturday with the return of

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    Baseball team moves to 8-8 on the year

    Posted April 28, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Above, Blake Harlan took the mound against Metcalfe County last week. The Bulldogs won the game by a final score of 13-0, in five innings. Below, Evan Claborn received a throw from Blake Melton to get the runner out

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 14, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    Our own boys of summer deserve accolades

    The day after roundball officially came to an end in Kentucky (almost a month later than normal thanks to COVID-19) our own Clinton County High School Bat Dawgs stepped up

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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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    Huffaker earns award from WKU

    Posted April 28, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    Malachi B. Huffaker, a Senior majoring in Agriculture and Food Science at Western Kentucky University, received the Outstanding Agriculture Business Student Award.

    Malachi expects to graduate with summa cum laude honors

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    Save-A-Lot donates to Days of Grace food pantry

    Posted April 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Save-A-Lot manager Brent King donated $1,275 to Sherry Owens of Days of Grace food pantry last week from bag sales the store had accumulated during the past few weeks.

    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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