Library Notes

Posted October 4, 2017 at 8:33 am

by Gayla Duvall

What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

Best Sellers: A Column of Fire by Ken Follett; Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton; Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber; Secrets in Death by Nora Roberts; The Western Star by Craig Johnson; Camino Island by John Grisham; Seeing Red by Sandra Brown; The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter; The Right Time

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    Extension Notes …

    Join Extension Homemakers

    Source: Kim Henken, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships for the UK School of Human Environmental Sciences

    If you are interested in learning something new or giving back to your community, you may consider joining the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association. Clubs across Kentucky are currently recruiting new individuals.

    The goal of KEHA is to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Each group carries

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    Think about safety during fall harvest

    Source: Mark Purschwitz, UK Extension Professor and

    Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist

    Fall harvest season is a busy time for Kentucky farmers and their families. It also is a peak season for agricultural injuries and an especially important time for farm families to pay attention to safety.

    Take time to talk to workers about safety. You need to

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    Clinton students graduate from Rogers Explorers program

    Clinton County students Kendra Cross and Abbigale Young graduated from The Center for Rural Development’s 2017 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    Cross is the daughter of Brad and Stacy Cross of Albany. Young is the daughter of Kevan and Lezlee Young of Albany.

    The Rogers Explorers program is an educational leadership program that provides hands-on learning opportunities for middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their math,

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    Clinton County ATC Teacher appointed to the MBA Research National Teacher Advisory Network

    Clinton County ATC Business Instructor Holly Claborn was appointed to the MBA Research National Teacher Advisory Network on July 1, 2017. The MBA Teacher Advisory Network (TAN) counsels the organization’s staff regarding work to support high school and college business and marketing education nationwide.

    Advisers provide both structured and informal feedback on a wide range of national initiatives designed to ensure that local programs align curricula with needs of the business community with the ultimate goal of ensuring that high school

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    An Addict's Corner …

    We all have issues. Things we have to deal with everyday. Some things are far greater and more important than others. Some of us go through things that seem unjustifiable. We have all suffered unpleasant and even painful experiences, to some extent, in our past. From time to time, we will all continue to deal with less than perfect circumstances in the future.

    Those are some of the moments that define who we are as individuals and what we are becoming as a people. For me, there are many great and not

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    Leitchfield couple win Trooper Island Jeep raffle

    Roger and Judy White of Leitchfield, Ky. (center) met with Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders (right) and Lt. Michael Webb, KSP Public Affairs Branch Commander, (left) on Sept. 18 at the KSP Academy in Frankfort to take possession of their new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Winter Edition 4×4.

    White won the vehicle in the annual KSP Trooper Island Raffle, which raises funds for the agency’s free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls ages 10-12 on Dale

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    Child Health Day to be observed October 2

    Several members of the Clinton County Healthy Hometown Coalition were on hand Friday morning at the Clinton County Board of Education conference room for the joint signing of a proclamation by Albany Mayor Nicky Smith, seated left, and Clinton County Judge/Executive Richard Armstrong.

    The Healthy Hometown Coalition board members are a mixture of local educators and professionals as well as several students from Clinton County High School.

    The event was held to promote

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    News travels to Washington

    The Clinton County News went to Washington, D.C. with Donnie, Betty, and Donna Beth Cross and Kim Cross Ferrill as they visited Arlington Cemetery in July.