Hospital files bankruptcy

Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:01 pm

CEO Mullins says move won’t affect services to patients

The changing face of rural healthcare in recent years has put a host of rural community hospitals in financial dire straits, and the Clinton County Hospital has now joined the growing list of small facilities to feel the effects of the financial crisis.

J.D. Mullins, Chief Executive Officer of the Clinton County Hospital, told the Clinton County News last week that the local facility in west Albany has, in fact, filed bankruptcy.

The bankruptcy filing comes some six years after a rebuilding project was completed that basically placed an entire new facility on the location.

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    Foothills XXXV – Stage is set

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    “Rain, rain, go away”

    That’s the cry that most Clinton County residents are shouting this week after five straight days of cloudy skies, heavy rains and strong

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    Murder trial for Byler, Thompson set for April

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Another trial date has been scheduled for two Clinton County residents charged with murder in the death of Jimmy Sidwell, Jr., 19, also of Albany that occurred a year ago.

    During motion hour last Thursday, October 9 in Clinton Circuit Court, Judge

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    Pyles murder case waived to Pickett Grand Jury

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    The man accused of a double-homicide in neighboring Pickett County, Tennessee in late July will apparently have his case heard by a Pickett County Grand Jury.

    Joshua Pyles, 34, of Monticello, appeared in court in Overton County last Wednesday, October 8 for

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    Stormy, stormy night . . .

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Albany and Clinton County ‘dodged the bullet” so to speak Monday night when a strong system of storms moved through the region, producing heavy rains, strong winds, and as is shown in the above photograph made

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    Schools show improvement in most recent test results release

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Results for Kentucky schools from last spring’s testing were released last Friday and once again, results in Clinton County schools were somewhat mixed, but overall each school showed some progress above the 2013 results.

    The K-PREP (Kentucky Performance Report for Educational Progress)

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    Foothills ’14 start is just around the corner

    Posted October 1, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    The much anticipated 2014 October Foothills Festival weekend is still a couple of weeks away, but as always there are several fun events, especially for local residents, leading up to the big show on Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18.


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    Rollercoaster Yard Sale covers over 150 mile route

    Posted October 1, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    The 19th annual Rollercoaster Yard Sale, one of the oldest and best marathon sales, is coming through the region, including Albany and Clinton County this weekend. The primary days for the yard sale is Thursday through Saturday, October 2-4.

    The sale stretches

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    Soccer teams close out season

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Both the girls’ and boys’ soccer teams closed out its seasons Monday night with district play in Barren County.

    The Lady Dawgs lost to Barren County, 10-0, and finish with a record of 6-11 on the year.

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    Two games remain, Dawgs looking for two wins

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs lost its fourth game in a row and move to 3-5 on the year after Friday night’s 47-8 final against Red Boiling Springs.

    Head Coach Jamie Miller is looking forward to this week’s

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Come out early and support our

    Runnin’ Dawgs – and other runners as well

    Students in local schools are on fall break this week and with most fall sports schedules

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Remember the hitch of Cawood Ledford’s call during a Kentucky football game? Following a productive play by the home team, “… hold the phone!”

    Fits today. Last time Kentucky won five games to open a season was 2010 and the Wildcats finished

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    Volley Dawgs fall to McCreary

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Above Keisha Garrett went up for a kill during Clinton County’s match up against McCreary County last week. The Lady Raiders defeated the Volley Dawgs in four games, 25-16, 25-13, 21-25 and 25-21. Below, Cassady Key kept the ball alive during the first game

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    Soccer teams round out seasons

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    The Clinton County boys’ soccer team hosted Taylor County on Tuesday, September 30. The Dawgs were defeated by a final score of 5-0 and moves its record to 0-13 on the year.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Bittersweet in the Bluegrass.

    The sweet: Five games in, Kentucky owns its most significant football win in decades. Happened on a Saturday when SEC powers scrambled the standings, left us to see Tennessee and Vanderbilt at the bottom and, ahem, that basketball

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Dawgs come close – but come up short

    After mounting a comeback in the first half of play – much on the double kick-off scoring returns of Lucas Gibson, the Bulldogs came up just short of posting

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    Congratulations to Walkers

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Congratulations from your parents, family and friends on 25 years of love, laughter, and happiness. Here’s to wishing you many more and a happy anniversary, October 17.

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    Kenny and Erica (Guffey) Neal

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Neal and Guffey announce marriage

    Kenny and Erica (Guffey) Neal, along with their children, Amaira, Olivia and Charlie, wish to announce their marriage. The ceremony took place on September 26, 2014.

    Things to do …

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Beef Quality Assurance to meet October 23

    A Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) meeting will be held on Thursday October 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the Clinton County Extension Office. A BQA number is required for producers that are

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    NEWS shadowing

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Clinton County News staff member Stacy Shelley, standing, spent most of the day last Thursday working with Kelsie Payne, a high school student at the Clinton County Clinton County Area Technology Center,

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    Toys galore. . .

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    It may just barely be fall, but winter and the upcoming Christmas season has long been on the minds of several members of the Dale Hollow Lake Yacht Club, as is evidence from the large stack of toys pictured

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    Extension Notes

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Add apples to your day

    Source: Debbie Clouthier,

    Extension Associate for Food and Nutrition

    Fall is known for its abundance of great,

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    Savage and Feaster announce marriage

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    Jason Feaster and Tessica Savage were married September 15, 2014. Witnesses were Joe Reamer, father of the groom, and Shelby Brown of Albany. Also in attendance were Annette Reamer, mother of the groom, Mike and Michelle

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    Emery LuAnn Browning

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Hayden and Gabe Browning would like to announce the arrival of their baby sister, Emery LuAnn Browning. Emery was born on September 3, 2014 at 8:15 a.m. at Livingston Regional Hospital. Emery weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and measured

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    Library Notes

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library.

    Best Sellers: Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett; Somewhere Safe With Someone Good

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