Comer carries county, state GOP bid goes down to the wire

Posted May 20, 2015 at 1:29 pm

About 23 percent of the registered voters in Clinton County took the time out of their schedule Tuesday to find their way to one of Clinton County’s 13 voting precincts to make their choice of candidates they preferred to represent their respective political party in this fall’s general election.

In the race that saw the most activity in Clinton County, the Republican primary for Kentucky Governor, the team of Jamie Comer and Chris McDaniel were the heavy favorites, winning all 13 precincts here by a heavy margin over the three other teams seeking that party’s nomination

The Comer/McDaniel finished local voting with a total of 1,358 votes to earn a huge margin over the next closest team of candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor, Matt

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    School board has full agenda Monday

    Posted May 20, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education dealt with a gamut of topics at its last regular meeting prior to the end of another school year, on Monday evening, May 18 with all board members in attendance.

    The meeting lasted about two hours and

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    Relay for Life exceeds goal, effort tops $55,000

    Posted April 28, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    The 2015 Clinton County Relay For Life event is now history, and once again–despite the constant threat of bad weather throughout the afternoon and evening–was another tremendous success, as the local committee exceeded its goal in the amount of funds raised for the American Cancer Society’s

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    Ballot is light for Tuesday’s primary

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    The first round of the 2015 primary races is quickly coming to a close and Clinton County voters will join the rest of Kentucky next week in choosing their parties’ nominees for a handful of state constitutional offices to be elected in the fall.

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    . . . and they’re off

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    Kindergarten classes enjoy annual running of the Little Kentucky Derby

    All the kindergarten classes were ready for their day to participate in the Little Kentucky Derby Friday.

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    Rec Park board meets, hears plan for playground installation

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    The Recreation Park Board held its regular meeting last Thursday evening, April 1 at the park with eight board members present. Both Chairman Vince Ostertag and Park Director Bobby Reneau had prior commitments and could not attend the just under one-hour session, which was chaired by

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    Thoroughbred Houseboats closing local plant

    Posted January 11, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Plans to base operations in Wayne County announced last week

    Clinton County’s economy and job numbers took a big hit last week when it was announced that one of the largest employers in the county would be shutting down operations here and

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    Bat Dawgs fall 14-0 against Russell County

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    Jacob Bertram was just a shade too late on making the tag at second during Monday’s opening round of the 16th District Tournament held in Burkesville. Clinton County played Russell County in the opening

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    First of the ‘big three’ is here – head’s up, it’s going to be a busy summer

    Hard to believe it and it seems to come around quicker and quicker every

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    Big congrats to Keifer

    Last week we sent our congrats out to Lady Dawg basketball standout Ansley Stalcup on her signing with Asbury University, and this week we are doing the same to Bulldog standout Keifer Dalton

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place. – Daniel J. Boorstin

    Christian (@&%$#!) Laettner?

    A candidate for governor of Kentucky added another 15 minutes of fame to Laettner’s

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    Tennis teams wrap up season with regional play

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    Zach McFall and Bianca Soma both made it beyond the first round of the regional tournament held at Allen County/Scottsville last weekend with both falling in the third round. McFall lost a close match 5-7 and 5-7, while Soma fell to the number one

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    Bat Dawgs move to 9-10

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    Left, Reed Sloan took the mound in the first part of Thursday’s game against Monroe County. Above, Nate Matthews made contact during his at bat Thursday. The game was eventually cancelled due to weather

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Kentucky Derby in review

    Another Kentucky Derby has come and gone, and again, I’ve got a little pocket change left from my bets. Not much, mind you, but a little.

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    Wright receives Bluegrass scholarship

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Bluegrass Cellular has announced the recipients from the 2015 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program, the company’s annual initiative to support local, college-bound high school seniors.

    Clinton County High School senior Brooke Wright

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    Things to do …

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Soil Conservation monthly meeting May 22

    The Clinton County Soil Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting Friday, May 22nd at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room of the FSA/NRCS office. The meeting is open to the

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    Things to do …

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    Cadence Miller’s Pennies for Paws campaign underway

    Cadence Miller is leading a Pennies for Paws the entire month of May to help provide pet food for the Clinton County Animal Shelter. Cadence has placed several jars in

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    That’s a big ‘fish’. . .

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Zoe Jones, 4, seems astonished at this huge morel, also referred to as a ‘dry land fish’. The mushroom was found in Clinton County by her grandmother, Anita Parrett.

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    Hall receives Achievement Award

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    We are proud to announce that Ashley Hall has received the Top Academic Achievement Award for the Criminal Justice Program at Somerset Community College. Ashley, we could not be more proud of you and know that

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