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Clinton native charged in Russell murder

Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:44 pm

Jordan Coffey located, arrested in Cookeville, Tennessee

A Clinton County native, who is currently a Russell County resident, has been charged in a murder investigation.

According to Kentucky State Police Post 15 Public Affairs Officer Trooper Nick Hale, detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 15 are conducting a murder investigation in Russell County, Kentucky.

During the investigation, Clinton County native Jordan Coffey, who is now listed as a Russell Springs resident, was located in Cookeville, Tennessee, and arrested there.

On Friday, November, 26, 2021 at approximately 12:52 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 15 was notified by the Russell Springs Police Department requesting assistance with an investigation of a

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    Candidates continue to file for ’22

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:42 pm

    People declaring their candidacy for a variety of offices that will be on the May and/or November 2022 election ballot continued over the past week as an unofficial nine new candidates tossed their hats into the ring.

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    Clinton case numbers increase, one new death

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:42 pm

    The number of current active COVID-19 cases in Clinton County saw a slight increase in the past seven days, according to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department’s daily reports to the media and the public.

    With last

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    Clinton case numbers

    Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:22 am

    continue downward

    The number of COVID-19 cases among Clinton County residents continue on a downward trend during the past week, according to the reports coming out of the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

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    County employees to get COVID fund allotment

    Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:21 am

    County employees, both full and part-time, will receive a “one-time” assistance distribution as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic under the ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act).

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, at its regular monthly meeting last Thursday,

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    Local candidate number now tops 30

    Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:21 am

    Although filing for local and district-wide offices remained slow for the second straight week, after a flurry of activity the first week of filing, the total number of candidates that will be on the Clinton County ballot in next year’s May and/or November ballot

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    Grand jury true bills released

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Clinton County Grand Jury indictments have been released, and as previously reported by the Clinton County News, those indictments included a 152 count indictment by a local grand jury for alleged sex related offenses involving minor children.

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    Fiscal court has busy October meeting

    Posted October 27, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court had a busy regular meeting last Thursday, October 21, with all members present and several items of business on the agenda for the meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

    Included on the

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    August term of Clinton Circuit Court conducted

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:29 am

    A heavy case load was on the docket for the monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court held August 12 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.
    The following are cases in which sentencing was held, resolutions were reached or other final rulings were made.
    * During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement

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    Dawgs begin season with a W

    Posted November 30, 2021 at 1:31 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs got started in the right direction Monday night, defeating in-region rival Allen County/Scottsville, 60-42, to open the 2021-2022 season.

    Five seniors took the

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    Lady Dawgs start season 1-0

    Posted November 30, 2021 at 1:31 pm

    The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs pulled off an impressive overtime win during its first outing of the 2021-2022 season, picking up the two point win over Allen County/Scottsville, 56-54.

    Clinton County started

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Lady Dawgs, Bulldogs get 2021-22 campaign off on the right foot

    There is no better start to a basketball season than to win the first game on the schedule.

    Monday

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Roundball start is now just days away

    One more big meal, and we’re ready to start this 2021-22 basketball season.

    The Lady Dawgs and Bulldogs will both hit the floor

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    Football team ends season

    Posted November 9, 2021 at 1:43 pm

    The Dawgs fell in the first round of the playoffs Friday night to the number one seeded Metcalfe County Hornets, 41-0.

    The Dawgs finished its season with a 1-10 record on the year.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 9, 2021 at 1:42 pm

    A fun night . . . even if the Dawgs did go 0-2

    Hats off to the organizers and anyone who had anything at all to do with putting together the Clinton County – Cumberland County Alumni

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    Football team makes playoffs

    Posted November 2, 2021 at 11:50 am

    The Dawgs came up a little short on Friday night after a closely matched contest against the Greyhounds of Paris, but ultimately lost the game, 30-18.

    Clinton County came out with good energy and after giving up

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 2, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Volley Dawgs make it five in a row

    The Lady Volley Dawgs put together a great season, picking up another 16th District title after the close of regular season play, advancing to the 4th Region tournament again

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    I am thankful for …

    Posted November 30, 2021 at 1:29 pm

    ‘I am thankful for’

    [Editor’s note: The following “I am thankful for” letters were delayed somewhere in Cyber Delayspace and were received too late for last week’s issue. ]

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    I am thankful for …

    Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:25 am

    [Editor’s note: The students from Ms. Casey Creekmore, Ms. Tammy Ferguson, Ms. Lezlee Young, Ms. Brandy, Ms. Jamie, Ms. Janet, and Ms. April Cowan’s pre-school classes have a lot to be thankful for.

    To prove it, they

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    Clinton Retired Teachers donate to Backpack Program

    Posted November 9, 2021 at 1:45 pm

    At their November meeting, the Clinton County Retired Teachers Association, in conjunction with KRTA/AARP-KY presented a check in the amount of $1,065 to Family Resource Center Director Emily Craig for the purchase of food for the Backpack

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    2021 Foothills Festival Pageant Winners

    Posted October 13, 2021 at 9:04 am

    FOOTHILLS FESTIVAL LITTLE PRINCE & PRINCESS

    Winners of the Foothills Festival Little Prince and Princess were Cain Ray, son of Clint and Allison Ray, and Caroline Cooksey, daughter of Jonathan and Jamie

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    Clear Fork honors retired pastors

    Posted September 28, 2021 at 2:03 pm

    Contributed by Randy Speck

    This past Sunday, September 26, was the annual homecoming celebration at Clear Fork Baptist Church. During the morning worship service, Pastor Bob Sawyer and the congregation honored

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