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Clinton County Fair scenes

Posted June 19, 2019 at 8:34 am

There was a little rain to get the 2019 Clinton County Fair off to a wet start last week, but for the most part, the planned event schedule went off without any problems, and the schedule was a successful one.

Several photos from last week’s Clinton County Fair are included in this week’s Clinton County News, including these shown here. In the top two photos, truck pull fans watched from the lower track grandstands Friday night as Steve Johnson make his way down the pulling track.

Below, there were plenty of events designed to keep the younger fair goer entertainend, including Tuesday night’s Family Night schedule that included several foot races as well as other races and contests.

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    Tourism 2019 now underway

    Posted May 29, 2019 at 8:42 am

    Both Lake Cumberland and Dale Hollow Lake were busy centers of activities this past Memorial Day weekend, as boaters gathered for the traditional start of the 2019 tourism season in Clinton County.

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    School board adopts Nickle Tax

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 10:24 am

    Following a few years of ideas and several months of discussion, the Clinton County Board of Education officially took action on the “Nickel Tax” at its regular monthly business meeting Monday, May 20.

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    Fair fun time 2019 starts Saturday

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    The 2019 version of the Clinton County Fair is now just days away, as eight days and nights of activities for the entire family kicks off this coming Saturday morning, June 8.

    As has been the case

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    Tilling time . . .

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Junior Cecil, 4-H Youth Development Agent for the Clinton County Extension Office, took advantage of the cool morning temperatures Monday to till the garden plot at the Extension Office location on U.S. 127. Gardeners across Clinton County have

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    New smooth . . .

    Posted June 5, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    A crew from Gaddie-Shamrock has been busy this week removing the old surface and applying a new asphalt coating to the tennis court complex at Clinton County High School. A considerable amount of the old surface was removed to

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 19, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Kentucky’s best known basketball legend dies at 80

    Of course I never saw him play, but for as long as I can remember being a fan of high school basketball, I knew the name of the greatest

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Long distance 3-point shot comes to NCAA

    Not all changes are good, and some may not even matter on down the road, which I believe will be the case with the rule of changing, or extending, the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 23, 2019 at 10:08 am

    Summer 2019 – let the games begin

    We may still have one “winter” to go, although Stump Winter may have intertwined with the recent Linsey Woolsey Britches Winter – or not, but in any event, the calendar

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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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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Gregory listed on The Webb School

    Posted June 19, 2019 at 8:24 am

    honor roll

    The Webb School recently announced its A and B honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

    Dalton Gregory, 11th grader, son of Frank

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    and the walls came tumbling down . . .

    Posted June 19, 2019 at 8:20 am

    Parker Means had ahold of the controls of this backhoe Monday afternoon when he and his father, Pinkie Means, began demolition work on the house formerly owned by the Clinton County Board of Education. The house was originally the

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    If the shoe fits, run . . .

    Posted June 19, 2019 at 8:14 am

    One of the most entertaining events in the Clinton County Fair Family Night lineup is the Shoe in the Haystack race. Above and below, the two age groups are shown searching for shoes that had been hidden in

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    Gray receives scholarship

    Posted June 12, 2019 at 8:14 am

    Matthew Shane Gray, a 2019 graduate of Ohio County High School, has been selected to receive a full schoarship from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for a degree in Civil Engineering at Western Kentucky University.

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