Gregory earns honor roll at the Webb School

Posted January 18, 2017 at 10:27 am

Albany student Dalton Gregory, a 9th grade student, recently earned B Honor Roll status for the second quarter at the Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee.

Gregory is the son of Junior and Kathleen Gregory of Albany.

An independent college preparatory day/boarding school for grades 6-12, The Webb School is the oldest continuously operating school of its kind in the South. The school has a dual emphasis on academic excellence and character development.


    Highway Teams win first and fifth at Bible Quiz Tournament

    The fifth Kentucky District Teen Bible Quiz of the 2016-2017 season was held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Bowling Green First Church of the Nazarene. Two teams from Highway Nazarene Church competed in this round robin tournament with eight other teams. The Highway Way team earned first place overall in the tournament.

    Highway Way is comprised of Eli Rains, Ethan Rains, Shaun Radford, and Sidney Alexander. The Highway High team earned fifth place overall in the tournament. Highway High is comprised

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    Extension Notes …

    Not too soon to think about calving season

    Source: Les Anderson, UK extension beef specialist

    Calving season will be here before we know it. Providing sound management during that time can mean more live calves, which translates to more profit for you.

    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

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    Clinton students’ art selected for VSA traveling art exhibit

    Three students from Clinton County Middle School, Mailee Boils, James Smith, and Quentin Fulton, above, and two students from Clinton County High School, Jessica Reyes and Kristen Branham, at left, were selected to have their artwork featured in the VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Art Exhibit, “A Matter of Perspective” – an annual exhibit comprised of original artwork created by students from across Kentucky. The students are pictured here with their certificates from Kentucky VSA. The VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Art Exhibit will

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    Clinton students named to Lindsey Wilson honors lists

    A total of 11 residents have earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2016 fall semester.

    Two Clinton County residents have been named to the 2016 fall semester President’s List, and nine area residents have been named to the 2016 fall semester Dean’s List.

    Named to the President’s List are: Jared Hunter of Albany, and Carrie McClellan of Albany.

    Named to the Dean’s List are: Amber Brown of Albany, Katherine Cole

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    NEWS travels to Muncie for Aunt Opal White’s 100th birthday celebration

    The Clinton County News recently was a part of a big birthday celebration when it traveled with MacArthur Stockton, left, and Donald Stockton to Muncie, Indiana to visit with their aunt Opal White and help celebrate her 100th birthday. Happy Birthday Aunt Opal!

    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:

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    Library Notes

    by Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library.

    Best Sellers: Cross the Line by James Patterson; Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich; Night School by Lee Child; The Whistler by John Grisham; No Man’s Land by David Baldacci; Two by Two

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    Exetension Notes …

    Plenty of meetings in store for winter education opportunities

    Tobacco production and GAP training

    The Clinton and Cumberland County Extension Office is partnering to host a Tobacco production meeting and Tobacco Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training on Tuesday, January 17th at 5:30 pm CST at the Cumberland County Extension Office located on Hwy 1880 in Burkesville, Kentucky.

    UK Tobacco specialist Dr. Bob Pearce will be speaking. Tobacco producers needing to become GAP

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    Red Cross seeking donors due to severe winter blood shortage

    The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now to help save lives.

    Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to almost 37,000 fewer donations in November and December than what was needed. Snow storms and severe weather have also impacted donations. Nearly 100 blood drivers were forced to cancel in December, resulting in more than 3,100 donations going cancelled.

    “Blood and platelet donations are critically needed in

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    Legislative Update

    After the oath, it was right down to business in Frankfort

    The Kentucky General Assembly convened this past week to conduct its business during the 2017 Regular Session. Gathering for the first time since the elections of this past November, the first day was primarily organizational, with all 100 members of the House of Representatives taking the oath of office, and the composition of the body being officially recognized.

    Immediately after, the election for Speaker of the House was conducted. I am beyond honored that

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