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Beck Attends Governor’s Scholars Program

Posted July 24, 2019 at 8:42 am

Conlan Beck, a rising senior at Clinton County High School, completed the five-week Governor’s Scholars Program beginning on June 16.

He is the son of Janet &andSteve Beck.

The GSP study program provides academic and personal growth opportunities at three different Kentucky colleges or universities during the summer. Students are selected based on ACT scores, unweighted GPA, and difficulty of course load.

Students must also submit a writing entry along with a resume of extracurricular activities, service, and honors.

Being chosen for GSP is one of the top awards for Kentucky students. The accomplishment takes extra effort in extracurricular activities with long hours of schoolwork, community service, and time applying

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    NEWS travels to Space and Rocket Center

    The Clinton County News recently traveled with Charles and Patsy Jones to Huntsville, Alabama, where they visited and toured the United States Space and Rocket Center. Above, the NEWS and Charles Jones are shown in front of one of the jets on display at the center. Jones said it was a great learning experience and recommended the short trip to all Clinton County News readers.

    Going on a trip? Take the Clinton County News along and make a photo and

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    Library Notes …

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

    Lost and Found by Danielle Steel

    The Summer of 69 by Elin Hilderbrand

    Cottage by The Sea by Debbie Macomber

    The Reckoning

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    Means welcomes Schlossberg

    Albany native David Means, Director of Rooms at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, recently welcomed Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Mrs. Schlossberg was there attending a mayoral orientation at the hotel. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg is the last surviving child of former President John F. Kennedy.


    Collins receives scholarship

    Christina Collins was the recipient of the 2019 Twin Lakes Family Wellness Center scholarship. The $500 scholarship was presented to Collins by Wellness Center Director Shelia Irwin.

    Chamber of Commerce extends gratitude for fireworks show help

    Rick Mercader, a member of the Albany Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in charge of coordinating the annual Chamber July 4 Fireworks Show, would like to extend a “Thanks” to everyone who helped in any way in the production of last week’s event.

    A special thanks goes out to the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce, Albany Mayor Lyle Pierce and the Albany City Council, Clinton County Judge/Executive Ricky Craig and the Clinton County Fiscal Court, the Clinton County Industrial Development Authority, and the Clinton County Tourism

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    The NEWS travels to sunny Florida

    Jaden Jones and Jeffery Jones traveled to watch the Coke 400 in Daytona, Florida last weekend at the Daytona International Speedway. The Jones’ took the NEWS with them on their journey.

    Going on a trip? Take the Clinton County News along and make a photo and we’ll publish it in the newspaper. Send the photo in its full resolution jpg format, attached to an email to:

    Good Neighbors Theatre to present another in Who Dunnit? series

    On Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., Good Neighbors Theatre will present part two of the three part WHO DUNNIT? series at the Good Neighbors Theatre, 8780 Highway 111, Byrdstown, TN 38549. 931-864-4569.

    This is an adult only audience due to the subject matter.

    Detective Ralph Mayercik will be discussing criminal investigations of some homicide cases. He will ask for audience participation to help solve the crime.

    Homicide Detective Ralph Mayercik is

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    NEWS travels to Europe with David Choate

    The Clinton County News recently traveled with local attorney, David R. Choate, on a cruise along the Rhine River in Europe. The News and David first flew to Amsterdam, Holland and then traveled to Cologne, Cochem, Koblenz, and Heidelberg, Germany. The News also went to Strasbourg, France and Lucerne and Zurich, Switzerland.

    The NEWS and David are pictured at the famous Chapel Bridge and Water Tower in Lucerne, which is almost 700 years old and is one of the

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    In Albany there was only one Smitty

    By David Cross

    You generally had to wait until five o’clock to order from your car. Except​ on Sundays.​

    That’s when the carhops would go to work. Sometimes the evening started off slow, and sometimes with a bang. There was no guarantee of a parking spot after 6:00 p.m. on weekends. Shrimp boxes, oyster boxes, tater tots, tenderloins—a steady flow came out of the kitchen and into the parking lot.​

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