Valentine’s Day gifts delivered to students

Posted February 20, 2019 at 9:48 am

Early Childhood Center Principal Sheldon Harlan, left, helped PTA members Kim Gibson and Tamika Bowers sort through order forms on Thursday in order to pass out Valentine’s Day gifts to students. The Parent Teacher Association in Clinton County fulfilled more than 600 orders combined at the ECC, Albany Elementary School and the Clinton County Middle School.

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    Do you know?

    A reader doing estate research brought this old photo in to the Clinton County News hoping to learn the identity of the young woman. On the back of the photo was this inscription: “This is Jean, don’t you think she looks like her daddy? She is as large as I am.”

    If you know the identity of the woman, call Linda at 1-270-406-0114.

    Legislative Update …

    General Assembly has productive third week

    It was a productive third week of the 2019 Regular Session, as the General Assembly remained hard at work in Frankfort.

    Working with our colleagues across the aisle, we forged ahead in committee meetings in which we heard testimony, discussed policy, and advanced bills for a floor vote. Friday, we reached the filing deadline for new bills in the Senate. Moreover, we are pleased with the consequential legislation that is before

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    Bulldog Battalion scores high in JPA inspection

    On Wednesday, February 13, Clinton County Bulldog Battalion underwent the JPA inspection, which occurs every three years.

    The inspection consists of two briefings, portfolios, color guard and platoon drill. We are very proud of our cadets for scoring a 96%, earning them the gold star and awarding them the “Honor Unit with Distinction”.

    Gracie Melton, pictured above, was also awarded a Coin of Excellence for her exceptional performance in the Corps.

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    Valentine’s Drawing Winner

    Kaitlin York’s name was drawn as the winner of the Clinton County News Valentine’s Drawing. She won one dozen beautiful red roses, courtesy of City Florist, and a huge box of Whitman’s chocolates, courtesy of Dyer Drug. Pictured with York is NEWS Advertising Manager Erika Roe.

    Thanks to all those who entered. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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    Braswell graduates from Ky. Medical Institute

    Terry and Michelle Braswell are pleased to announce the graduation of their daughter, Autumn Braswell, from TMI Kentucky Medication Institute of Kentucky. We are proud of you.


    Mom and Dad,

    Hunter, Aiden and


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    James and Kathryn Brown to celebrate 60th Anniversary

    James Clayton and Kathryn (Owens) Brown will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary this week. They were married on February 7, 1959. They have three daughters: Virginia (Richard) Richardson, Cindy (Tim) Choate and Lezlee (Kevan) Young. They have seven grandchildren: April (Jay) Hatcher, Ashley Richardson, Clay Choate, Kyle Choate, Abbi Young, Cannon Young, and Bella Young. They also have three great-grand children: Gracie Richardson, Eli Hatcher and Liam Hatcher. We are thankful that God has blessed them with many happy years together.

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    Highway Quiz Team wins first place at February quiz

    The Highway Nazarene Church Teen Bible Quiz teams competed in the sixth Teen Bible Quiz of the season on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Frankfort Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene.

    Team members are shown in the photo above, left to right, are: Eli Rains, Shaun Radford, Ethan Rains, Kane Cross, and Lex Marcum.

    The Highway Hooligans (Ethan Rains, Eli Rains, and Shaun Radford) and the Highway Hippies (Lex Marcum and Kane Cross)

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    Parrish triplets were in the news, then and 70 years later

    Connie Parrish Stearns brought this photo in to the Clinton County News this week as she and her two siblings born on February 5, 1949, were celebrating their 70th birthday. The photo shows her mother, Mrs. Robert Parrish, and her triplets, left to right, Ronnie, Donnie and Connie, shortly after their birth.

    The newspaper article noted that they were the first triplets that had been delivered by Dr. Sam W. Bristow, then 75, in more than 50 years of practice in

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