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Middle school Volley Dawg, epilepsy condition, subject of ‘Purple-Out’ night

Posted March 22, 2017 at 3:09 pm

Paisley McIver was all smiles and maybe had a few tears Monday night, but the tears were from the overwhelming feeling of an entire gymnasium standing behind her.

McIver was diagnosed with epilepsy and Monday night, the seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams played in honor of her and to raise awareness of her condition.

The night was devoted to raising awareness for the condition. During the past couple of years, McIver has had incidences when she had a seizure on the floor while playing volleyball.

Head Coach Ginger Davis spoke to the crowd on hand Monday night and told stories of

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    Fiscal court addresses road department, dump clean-up

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday, March 16 with all members present. The court dealt with various road department and road related issues, opened bids on illegal dump clean-ups and voted to employ a new animal shelter coordinator after the announcement that

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    School board has busy meeting

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening, March 20 with all members and a limited number of business items on the agenda.

    The board first recognized several Clinton County Middle School students who excelled recently in academic team

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    Clinton earns ‘Work Ready Community in Progress’ status

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced on February 16 that Clinton County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress.

    The Kentucky Work Ready Community certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and

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    Don’t forget to ‘Spring forward’

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:36 am

    Days are already getting longer with the near arrival of spring, and soon there will be a lot more daylight hours for the next several months as Central Daylight Saving Time (CDST) officially returns to the region this Sunday, March 12.

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    Arrival of storm season prompts safety reminders

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:35 am

    The month of March is here once again, and although it usually brings a little warmer temperatures and extra daylight to this region of the country, including Kentucky and Clinton County, it also signals the start of the peak severe weather storm season throughout the region.

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    Bat Dawgs get win at home

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Jacob Bertram took the mound Monday against Red Boiling Springs. The Bat Dawgs jumped out with an early lead and was able to maintain that lead, picking up the 10-0 win. Clinton County is

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:13 am

    And then there were 1+1

    This past week closed out the 2016-17 high school roundball season in this roundball crazy Bluegrass state, and when the dust cleared, it was (as I predicted in this very space last

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    CCHS Cheerleaders recognized at regional tournament

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    The Clinton County Varsity Cheerleaders were named first runners-up in game cheer competition for the 2017 4th Region Boys’ Basketball division last week during the championship game of the regional tournament. Pictured above, from left to right first row is; back row Tristan Moons,

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    Three members of Dawgs’ team named All Region

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Three members of the Bulldogs basketball team were named to the 4th Region All Tournament team during last week’s regional championship game in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Above, from left to right, is Jamison Summers, Jackson Harlan and John Davis,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    And then there were 16+1

    “A bad night does not turn a good year into anything other than what it was… that was a very good year.”

    After Mercer County’s

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    Stalcup earns Mid-South Academic honors

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    Ansley Stalcup, a former Clinton County Lady Bulldogs basketball standout player and now a member of the Lindsey Wilson Lady Raiders basketball team, has earned Mid-South Conference Academic honors, conference officials announced recently.

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    All District Teams selected

    Posted March 1, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Above, Jamison Summers, Brett Gibson, Kyle Choate, Jackson Harlan and Colin Langford were named to the 2017 All District Team during the awards ceremony Friday night after the district championship.

    Left, Allee

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    Freshmen Dawgs win district title

    Posted March 1, 2017 at 10:02 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs’ Freshmen team was awarded first place in the freshmen district tournament after defeating Russell County in the opening round and Cumberland County in the championship game.

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    CCMS receives Showcasing the Arts Grant

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Clinton County Middle School has been awarded a Showcasing the Arts grant from the Kentucky Arts Council. The Showcasing the Arts grant provides funds to assist Kentucky schools in offering students high quality performing and visual arts experiences in

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    Kember Blake Jones

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:18 am

    Our hearts are filled with joy as we introduce our new baby boy! Kember Blake Jones, born February 28, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital at 7:30 a.m. He weighed 7 lb. 1 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.

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    Things to do …

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Soil Conservation meeting

    The Clinton County Soil Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting Friday, March 24 at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room of the FSA/NRCS office. The meeting is open to the public.

    Spay and

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Upcoming meeting of interest to the

    Clinton County agriculture industry/family

    Clinton/Cumberland Cattleman’s Association quarterly meeting

    The Clinton/Cumberland Cattleman’s Association will hold its

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    As end of session looms, speed of bill handling picks up

    The 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is rapidly drawing toward a close. With that in mind, the speed of legislation traveling through the process picked up

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    Drink up for good health

    Source: Heather Norman-Burgdolf,

    UK extension specialist in food nutrition

    Most of us hear early on that

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