Bat Dawgs sink Mighty Lakers’ ship in district opener, advance to regional

Posted May 25, 2016 at 2:01 pm

Win over Russell County is first in 39 years

For the first time since 1977, the Clinton County Bat Dawgs defeated the Lakers of Russell County in baseball. The 1-0 victory came in the first round of the 16th District Tournament held at Metcalfe County Monday night.

The game remained scoreless until the top of the fourth inning when Clinton County’s Zack Garmon singled to left field. Holden Shepard pinch ran for Garmon. The next batter up for Clinton County was Conner Duvall.

Duvall laid down a sacrifice bunt to move Shepard to second base. Caleb York then drove in the only run of the game on a base hit, but was thrown out at second trying to squeeze

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    Pipe bomb, meth leads to arrests

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Albany Fire Department and the Clinton County EMS were called to the scene of what started out as a potential meth lab in the back of a vehicle and

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    CCHS to graduate 101 in 99th Friday

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Clinton County High School will say goodbye to some 101 senior class members this weekend, as the ninety-ninth CCHS Commencement Program will take place beginning at 7 p.m. at the Clinton County High School gymnasium.

    The Commencement will begin with the processional

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    Fiscal court splits on pay raise issue

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court met in regular session last Thursday evening, May 19 with all members present, dealing with issues ranging from outdoor warning sirens, to a split measure on county employee pay increases.

    The court first approved the monthly treasurer’s report,

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    Scam alert service available to Kentuckians

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear joined Kroger, AARP and over 25 other partner organizations last week to launch Scam Alerts–a text messaging service that notifies consumers when con artists are on the attack.

    Clinton County Attorney Michael Rains is encouraging local residents

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    Top three from the Class of 2016

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    Graduation set for May 27

    This is the final week before one class of graduating seniors will make the transitions from students to alumni. Graduation is set for Friday, May 27, 2016 and during the

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    Court docket sees a heavy load for May

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Disclaimer: The Clinton County Court Report is gathered from court dockets. A defendant who is summoned by order of arrest or criminal summons for charges does not imply guilt for the charges he or she is facing. Guilty verdicts often include court costs and

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    Grand jury charges York with attempted murder

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    A Clinton County Grand Jury, convening on Thursday, May 5, indicted at Tennessee man on three counts of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder and one count of Arson first degree in relation to a fire that destroyed a local resident’s

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    Counting (a few) votes . . .

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Clinton County election officials gathered in the records room of the County Clerk’s office Tuesday morning to begin counting absentee votes that were mailed in for the primary election. Very few races appearing on the ballot for

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    Little Kentucky Derby 2016

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Landon Demmons picked up the first place finish in Lisa Smith’s class with Logan York coming in second in the race. Each kindergarten class at the Early Childhood Center participated in the event with seven winners for

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    Tuesday’s primary ballots will be short

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    The 2016 May primary election is coming to Kentucky and Clinton County next Tuesday, May 17 and will see the each twice per year federal races on the ballot. Republicans and Democrats will choose their nominees for president (for Democrat voters only), U.S. Senate and House

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    Kudos to the Bat Dawgs

    Picking up a district tournament win on Monday night guaranteed our Clinton County Bulldogs a berth in the 4th Region Tournament over in Bowling Green.

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    Softball team picks up win against Casey

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Shortstop Cori Langford made the tag in time as a Casey County runner tried to steal second base. The Lady Bat Dawgs won the game 12-2 in five innings. Clinton County has a record of 8-11. With less than

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    Bat Dawgs thump Maroons

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    Second baseman Cory Arms threw out a runner at first base Monday as the Bat Dawgs hosted Pulaski County. Clinton County improved its record to 18-11 with the 16-8 win. Clinton County will travel

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Nyquist might make it two Crowns in a row

    Although he fell behind briefly around the final turn Saturday and slipped momentarily into second place, Nyquist came back to the front to pick up a first place

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 4, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    … and they’re off

    Hard to believe, but here we are looking straight at the first Saturday in May, and for this one day of the year, eyes from across the world will be focused on our

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    Lowhorn-Parrigin wedding

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Lowhorn-Parrigin wedding

    Together with their families and friends, Veronica Paige Lowhorn, daughter of Steve and Wanda Lowhorn, and Jason Thomas Parrigin, son of Ronnie and Frances Parrigin, request the pleasure of your

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    Library Notes

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    by Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library?

    Best Sellers: 15th Affair by James Patterson The Last Mile

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    Church News

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    Upkeep for Craig Cemetery

    Memorial Day is upon us once again. We have a beautiful cemetery and we all want to keep it that way. It takes a lot to pay for mowing and upkeep. Your donations will assure the continued care.

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    Things to do …

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    CCMS Title I Parent Meeting

    Clinton County Middle School Title I parent meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Parents may come between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to review the school-wide Title I program and make suggestions

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    VFW Bicycle Derby sees success

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    Albany VFW Post #1096 annual Bicycle Derby was held Saturday, May 21 at the VFW Post/Ballfield on Hopkins Street in Albany for all children ages 2-13. The event is sponsored by VFW Post #1096, American Legion Post #135 and many local

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