Wayne County Sheriff’s activity report

Posted February 24, 2021 at 12:43 pm

Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron has reported the following arrest activity during the past week:

Attempted murder,

drug charges

On February 17, 2021, deputies Jerry Coffey and Derek Dennis were following up on a suspected drug dealer.

The deputies located the suspect on East Highway 90 at 6:33 pm.

The operator then turned into the Valero station. Once a traffic stop was conducted, the driver of the vehicle tried to flee the scene, almost running over one of the deputies.

After the vehicle ignition was turned off by the second deputy, the driver refused to exit the vehicle and had to

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    CCHS Academic Team is District Champ for 10th Consecutive Year

    The CCHS Academic Team competed in the 15th District Governor’s Cup on Tuesday, January 19 and Saturday, January 23, securing the championship for the 10th consecutive year.

    The Quick Recall Team placed first.

    The FPS team placed first.

    The following students placed in written assessment:

    •Kendra Bertram (4th in Arts and Humanities and 5th

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    Clinton students receive academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College

    Eleven Clinton County residents have received academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2020 fall semester.

    Macy Campbell, Ashlie Cross, Joelie Hicks, and Matthew Hunter were named to the President’s List.

    Madison Adkins, Abigail Craig, Cheyanne Davis, Zachary McFall, Cydney Sampson, Chyiann Sexton, and Alexis Wells were named to the Dean’s List.

    Students named to the President’s List earned a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and attempted at least

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    Frank H. Abston, WWII Veteran

    The following was taken from an interview done by Walton Haddix on October 3, 2002 for the Clinton County Historical Society-Library of Congress Veterans History Project.

    Frank Abston was born on January 7, 1918, the seventh of ten children Richard Blaine and Fanny Ellen Summers Abston were blessed with. The family lived on a small farm in the Highway Community of Clinton County, which was located midway between Albany and Burkesville, Ky.

    Blaine Abston

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    Harris, Roeper assume new duties at First and Farmers National Bank

    First & Farmers National Bank recently announced the promotion of two longtime employees at the Albany Market location.

    Janice Harris has been promoted to Albany Market President and Shannon Roeper has been promoted to Vice President/Albany Main Office Bank Manager/Loan Officer.

    Janice Harris was born and raised in Albany. She was Valedictorian of the 1977 graduating class of Clinton County High School. She has completed extensive bank-related trainings

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    Trail of Lights

    First / Residence

    Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Beard, left, is shown with Pattie Upchurch, who earned first place in the Hometown Holidays Trail of Lights contest in the residence division.

    The contest was a joint venture between the Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Cooperative Extension Office.

    The Upchurch family’s first place win earned them a $100 gift certificate from Courtney’s Jewelry and

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    Trail of Lights

    Second/Residence

    Albany Clinton County Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Beard, right, is shown with Aubrey and Lexie Messer, who earned a second place in the Hometown Holidays Trail of Lights contest in the residence division.

    The contest was a joint venture between the Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Cooperative Extension Office.

    The Messer family’s second place win earned them a $75 gift certificate from The Klassic

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