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Evan Little graduates 2021 Rogers Scholars program

Posted June 23, 2021 at 11:43 am

Evan Little, current junior at Clinton County High School, graduated the Rogers Scholars program. Little joined 36 graduates at The Center for Rural Development on Friday, June 11, to cap off the weeklong leadership program held on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College. He is the son of Rodney and Paula Little, of Albany.

Rogers Scholars, The Center’s flagship youth program, was established through the vision of U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) that “no young person should have to leave home to find his or her future.”

The intensive one-week summer program provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students in 45 Kentucky counties to build their skills as the region’s next generation of business and

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    Matthew Wells named to Spring 2021 Dean’s List at LMU Law

    Matthew Wells, of Albany, Kentucky (42602), was named to the Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.

    Wells is the son of Greg and Renea Wells, of Albany.

    LMU Law Vice President and Dean Matt Lyon announced that 82 students were honored for achieving a grade point average of 3.25 or above while carrying at least a nine-credit-hour course load.

    Lincoln Memorial University is

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    Clinton County FFA members excel in state contests

    Three Clinton County FFA Members participated in various events at this year’s 92nd State FFA Convention in Lexington, Kentucky. The Clinton County FFA Chapter Sentinel, Caleb Marlow, pictured above right, placed first in the Kentucky FFA Agriculture Mechanics Impromptu Speaking State Contest.

    Clinton County FFA member, Christian Derryberry, pictured above left, placed third in the Kentucky FFA Nursery Landscape Impromptu Speaking State Contest

    FFA Chapter Vice-President, Elisa Shelton sang her way into a top five

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    Longest Day of Play is Monday, June 21

    The Clinton County Extension Office is geared up to once again host the Longest Day of Play for all Clinton County children of any age.

    This third annual event will be held Monday, June 21, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Clinton County Extension Office Campus north of Albany on U.S. 127 (across from Hunter’s BBQ)

    The event is free for all Clinton County children of all ages and will feature an obstacle course, inflatable games, physical activities, face

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    McCutchen’s service project places lift chairs in two facilities

    Hospice of Lake Cumberland would like to thank and recognize Autumn McCutchen.

    As an individual service project, Autumn saw the need for a lift chair to be placed in the Hospice suite at The Medical Center at Albany.

    She then took it upon herself to raise money by writing letters to local churches and businesses asking for donations to support her cause.

    She was able to raise

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    Albany students named to Spring 2021 President’s List at Campbellsville University

    The academic honors’ President’s List for the Spring 2021 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs.

    Samantha Clark and Alison Mason, both of Albany and Shelby Massengale, of Alpha, Kentucky, have been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for Spring 2021.

    The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours. The

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    Albany students named to WKU Honors list

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the Clinton County area were named to the honors list for the spring 2021 semester.

    Makenzie B. Boils*

    Bobbianne O. Key*

    Cassandra L. Shelton

    Carly P. Upchurch*

    Hope B. Starns

    Nathaniel R. Matthews*

    Keonna L. Thompson

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    Loren Little to attend Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts

    After a tumultuous year that included the first-ever, entirely virtual remote Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) in summer 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts will return to in-person classes this summer at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

    Loren Little, of Clinton County High School, will be attending the GSA this year, and participating in Instrumental Music.

    She is the daughter of Rodney and Paula Little of

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    State Senator Max Wise spoke during last week’s Conner ceremony.

    Scenes from last week’s ceremony at South Kentucky RECC Community Room, where the sign was unveiled before being installed on the Albany Bypass, proclaiming the section of highway the Lt. Garlin Murl Conner Memorial Highway. Conner, a World War II Veteran, was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2018.

    Part of those attending last week’s highway naming ceremony. Officials, the Conner family and many members of the general public were in attendance.

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    Brown selected as recipient of Perry Cross Scholarship

    Nathan Brown, a 2021 graduate from Clinton County High School, was selected by Western Kentucky University as the recipient of the Perry Cross Scholarship.

    Nathan is the son of Chad and Tracie Brown

    The Perry Cross Scholarship was established in 1993 through a perpetual trust within the College Heights Foundation by the family and friends of Perry M. Cross.

    Western Kentucky University annually selects and awards the

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