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Foothills Gospel Singing another success

Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm

Back for another run in the Foothills Festival for early events, the Foothills Festival Gospel Singing was another successful show. A nice crowd of Gospel Music fans came out Sunday to the Learning Center Auditorium for the show. At right, Ricky Brown, from Clinton County and the main organizer of the Foothills Gospel Show for the past several years, opened the afternoon up with a brief solo act that entertained the crowd early in the event.

In the top photo, the main entertainment for the afternoon was provided by one of the best groups from this region, the Higginbotham Quartet, shown in the top photo.

A Foothills Festival Community worship gathering, billed as the Foothills Service on the Square, is slated for Wednesday night,

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    Rains wins state title

    Last weekend, Karly Rains of Albany represented the Clinton County Fair in the Kentucky Fair and Horse Show Association’s Miss Pre-Teen County Fair Pageant. Karly competed against 71 other county fair participants and was crowned the 2018 Miss Pre-teen Kentucky County Fair.

    Karly is the 10 year old daughter of Michael and Megan Rains and the sister of Kamryn Rains, all of Albany.

    Photo by Greg Thomas

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    Middle School 5th Graders take their learning outdoors

    Clinton County Middle School 5th grade students were given the chance at a unique learning opportunity Thursday morning when they took the classroom outdoors to Mountain View Recreation Park for a morning-long series workshop.

    Providing instruction during the workshop were five separate classroom offerings including the Clinton County 4-H (above photo), Farm Service Agency (top right photo), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (bottom right photo), Natural Resources Conservation Services (second from bottom right)and the Kentucky

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    Foothills Festival Pageant winners 2018

    Jr. Miss.

    The winners in the Jr. Miss Foothills Beauty Pageant Saturday night are shown below. Jr. Miss Foothills was Josefina Carter, center, the daughter of William and Deana Carter. First runner-up was Jersie Smith, right, daughter of Leslie Smith. Second runner-up was Kinsley Shearer, daughter of Jessica and Dustin Tucker, left. The entire field in the Jr. Miss division is shown in the top photo.

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    Foothills Festival Teen Miss Pageant winners 2018

    Teen Miss

    Winners in Saturday’s Teen Miss Foothills Pageant shown below were: Miss Teen, Sydnee Muse, center, daughter of Jessica Muse and James Muse. First runner-up, right, Ashley Waters, daughter of T.J. and Michelle Waters. Second runner-up, left, Hunter Carter, daughter of William and Deana Carter. The entire group of girls entered in the Teen Miss category is shown above.


    Davis and Amonett to exchange vows

    Amy Garmon Davis and Vincent Patrick Amonett have chosen the first day of their new life together on October 20, 2018. You are invited to share in their joy as they exchange marriage vows at 12:30 pm at Westview Christian Church in Albany, Kentucky.


    Farm Fest held at Country Farm and Home

    Country Farm and Home, located on Hwy. 111 in Byrdstown, Tennessee, held its annual Farm Fest last Saturday, October 6. Above, The Backroads Band performed while customers enjoyed the free samples of food cooked by Holland Grill Representatives, as shown in the below photo.

    An Addict's Corner …

    As I told you last week. We would start on step 2 to recovery, redemption and peace. Last week I discussed how often I twist and fit these steps specifically to fit me.

    You can do the same, if you like, as a more personal way to work them in an attempt to change the person you are and the way you behave when confronting your own issues, while these steps are to be taken very seriously.

    I think they’d probably make a person even feel better

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    First & Farmers National Bank announces promotion of Danielle Lowhorn

    First & Farmers National Bank recently announced that employee Danielle Lowhorn has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Bookkeeping Supervisor. The announcement was made on behalf of First & Farmers National Bank’s Board of Directors by Bank President and CEO, Steve U. Morgan.

    Danielle was born and raised here in Albany. She is a 2009 graduate of Clinton County High School. She went on to earn an Associate in Applied Science and a certificate in Management from Somerset Community College. Danielle joined

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    Extension Notes …

    Community Needs

    Assessment helps move Kentucky forward

    Source: Hayley Pierce, extension marketing manager and

    Melody Nall, CEDIK engagement director

    If you have an interest in the future of your community, please take a few minutes to fill out the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service’s Community Needs Assessment.

    Available online at , the needs assessment helps

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