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It’s Foothills XL party time

Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:50 am

With a schedule that certainly has a “beefed up” look for what is sure to be a special edition, this weekend’s annual fall celebration of life in Albany and Clinton County is one that will not only have something for everyone, but should be one that keeps everyone on the go.

For the 40th time now, current Clinton County residents will come together with hundreds of “former” residents, those who lived here once, have moved away for whatever reasons, but still consider this to be “home,” along with yet hundreds more people who are just visiting.

We all come together for the fellowship, friendship and camaraderie of a celebration in the outdoors under the fall sun (hopefully) to play, listen, dance a little and

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    Walk-in absentee voting begins Monday

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:49 am

    Paper absentee voting for the November 2019 general election has been underway for the past few weeks and citizens with medical conditions, deployed military, etc. can still make an application at the county clerk’s office for a paper mail-in ballot.

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    ‘Boo Fest’ 2019 will return Halloween night

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:48 am

    “Boo Fest” 2019 is set to make a return appearance in downtown Albany on Halloween night, Thursday, October 31.

    This will be the eighth annual event catered to drawing children and parents to one central and safer

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    Foothills XL gets started Saturday

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:37 am

    Ready or not, fall finally arrived this week with a cold front that brought some much needed rain, cooler temperatures, and a push in autumn background colors.

    Fall weather came just in

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    All For Benny III is a tremendous success

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    The third annual All For Benny Downtown Dinner and Gala, sponsored by the Clinton County Community Foundation, was a tremendous success Saturday night.

    Packing the dinner table that stretched the entire length of Cumberland Street on the courthouse

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    KSP investigates fatal collision in Wayne County

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:47 am

    The Kentucky State Police, London Post was notified by Wayne County 911 approximately 4:38 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019, of a single vehicle injury accident on KY 1275 North in the Monticello area of Wayne County. The collision resulted in one fatality.

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    School test score released

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Kentucky’s new accountability system scores each school with a star rating system, similar to a bell curve with the majority of schools in the state, including in Clinton County, being in the middle with three stars, according to Clinton County Schools Instructional Supervisor Paula

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    Council to seek grants to upgrade water pumps

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Albany City Council held its regular meeting last Tuesday, October 1 with five of six members on hand. The council, during its almost one-hour meeting, finalized the city tax rates for 2019 and approved an application for a grant that would improve the city’s

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    Happy Birthday to us

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Clinton County News turns 70

    It arrived with no real party, no celebration and certainly no pomp and circumstance, but we just thought we’d point out to our loyal readers

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    Clinton man dies following auto accident

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:34 am

    A Clinton County man is dead after he was involved in an automobile accident that eventually damaged four vehicles near McDonalds of Albany.

    James Bell, 65, was pronounced dead by the Fayette County Coroner after he was

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    Headhunters will headline Foothills

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:40 am

    It’s been almost 30 years to the day, 30 years and one day to be exact, since the Kentucky Headhunters released its first album and performed at the Foothills Festival for the first time as the Kentucky Headhunters.

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    Mail-in absentee voting is already underway

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:39 am

    The 2019 November general election is now less than five weeks away and early voting has now begun for individuals who cannot make it to the polls on election day.

    Mail-in absentee ballots can now be requested

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    Jake’s Day held September 28

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:34 am

    The Tri-County Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Jakes Day 2019 event was held on Saturday, September 28. The event was a big success and we would like to thank all who participated on that day and

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Dawgs record will show a win, season to end at home

    Due to what was reportedly being a lack of player numbers, last week’s scheduled opponent, the Bulldogs of Red Boiling Springs, had to get out of

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 9, 2019 at 8:25 am

    Dawgs grab another big win

    The Bulldogs moved the scales over to the winning side Friday night when they picked up a nice 34-22 win over the Dragons of Green County over in Greensburg.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Dawgs grab a big district win

    Friday night was a big night for Clinton County football at Bulldog Field, with the Dawgs showing they aren’t afraid of a storm.


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    Volley Dawgs clinch first place in the district

    Posted October 2, 2019 at 8:29 am

    Above, Sadie Moons went up for a kill during Clinton County’s district game against Cumberland County in Burkesville, Kentucky. Clinton County won the match in three sets, 25-8, 25-13 and 25-6, moving the Lady Volley Dawgs to the number

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Dawgs bring it home this Friday night

    After three straight games on the road to get this 2019 gridiron campaign going, the Bulldogs will stay home this week to play host to district opponent Metcalfe County at

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    McWhorter receives Professorship in Medicine

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:46 am

    Dr. Nathan E. McWhorter was appointed Assistant Professor in Radiology/Radiological Sciences on July 3, 2019.

    The appointment was awarded by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. McWhorter

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    Local musicians release song nationally

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:33 am

    The Jeremy Wright Band had its single, “Walk On Over To Me”, released to country radio stations nationwide.

    The Jeremy Wright Band members are local musicians from Burkesville, Albany,

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    NEWS heads out west to Mt. Rushmore

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:21 am

    The Clinton County News travels with the Cravens family out west during fall break. The NEWS is shown here with Bryce and Emily Cravens as they visited Mt. Rushmore.


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    Foothills Prince and Princess

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Oakley Reece Matthews, the son of Mike and Christy Matthews, and Tenley Spears, the daughter of Nicky and Lora Beth Spears, center, was crowned Foothills Festival Prince and Princess Saturday night. First runner-up was Bentley Scott Creekmore, son of

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    Little Miss Foothills Festival

    Posted October 16, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Klohe Paige Smith, center, the daughter of Steven and Pam Smith, was crowned Little Miss Foothills Festival Saturday night. Ava Harper Craig, right, the daughter of Steven and Emily Craig, was first runner up and Kamryn Brooke Duvall, left,

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