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Arrival of April means it’s time to show a little ‘PRIDE’ and clean-up our county

Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:41 pm

Hopefully the last of the cold weather is behind us living in South Central Kentucky and with that being said, the first of April brings a whole month of clean-up around the county.

P.R.I.D.E. (Personal Responsibility In a Desireable Environment) Clean up month began April 1 and runs through the whole month of April.

In the past, P.R.I.D.E. clean-up has seen the county receive several thousand dollars in grant funds to supply free dumpster days as well as other supplies in order to keep the roadways clean.

One of the coordinators for P.R.I.D.E. in Clinton County,

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    Spring Sports Preview

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    There is likely to be more jacket and toboggin wearing afternoons in the next few weeks, but after the long, hard and seemingly never ending winter we have just endured, make no mistake about it –

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    Bid awarded for park playground project

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    A project that has been ongoing to further improve Mountain View Park is all but final after a bid for new playground equipment was awarded to a playground equipment supply company from Ohio last Wednesday afternoon, March 25.

    The Healthy Hometown Coalition

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    May primary fast approaching

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    With 2014 having been a local election with a lot of talk and a full ballot and 2016 still a year away, but a year in which a new President will be elected, many citizens, even voters, tend to overlook the “odd year” election that comes

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    Red Cross offers help everywhere, including here at home

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    The American Red Cross Mission Statement reads: “The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people

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    Court makes transfer at another special meeting

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held another special call meeting last Friday morning, March 27 with four of six members present.

    Only one item of business was on the agenda. Magistrate Hershell Key made a motion to approve a cash transfer of $50,000

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    Clinton Grand jury returns indictments March 16

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened on Monday, March 16 and returned the following indictments:

    * Dwight J. Guffey, the alleged offenses of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), promoting contraband by introducing two glass pipes

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    New ambulance joins Clinton EMS fleet

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    John Harder, Mobile Communication Services of Bowling Green, KY, was busy Monday retro fitting Clinton County’s newly delivered ambulance with radio and communication equipment.

    The Clinton

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    Students likely will end school year in May

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    Barring unforeseen circumstances or an unexpected spring snow or ice storm, students in the Clinton County School District, although going to school a few added days in the school year, will be able to be out of classes for summer break before the last day of

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    Bat Dawgs move to 5-3 on the year

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:10 pm




    Conner Duvall was ready for this runner Tuesday, March 24, during Clinton County’s home game against Berea. The runner tried to steal home, but was thrown out at the plate. Clinton County won the

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    Lady Bat Dawgs move to 2-2

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:08 pm




    Bethany Claborn made contact with a pitch Tuesday against Wayne County.

    Senior Ansley Stalcup threw a runner out from the short stop position Tuesday against Wayne County. The

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    Turnovers … Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    Not as many there – again

    It takes awhile for the dust to clear at the end of every basketball season in Kentucky and there are a few more things still rising to the surface as we

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    Final Four.

    A fellow could pocket a modest fortune for times we’ve heard this Final Four: Ways to beat Kentucky.

    From bee hive buzz of television talking heads on the Kentucky-Wisconsin game, ESPN’s Jay Williams stirred the pot

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    Final Little League sign-up

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    The last week for Little League sign-up is this Saturday, March 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Mountain View Park.

    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

    – Margaret Thatcher

    So it is, Old Kentucky Home brethren who hitch highest hopes onto our stars – two Sweet 16 entries headed north.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 17, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    And then there were . . . 1+16

    The girls’ finished up the 2014-15 season last weekend in Bowling Green and we have a new KHSAA girls’ Sweet 16 champion – and as it turns out one

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    Healthy Hometown hosts Bulldog Fitness Competition

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    Healthy Hometown hosted the Bulldog Fitness Competition on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Clinton County Wellness Center. The events were coordinated by Dee Soma and Adam Davidson. The student winners and adult winners are pictured here with Dee

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    Library Notes

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:31 pm

    by: Gayla Duvall

    What’s new at the Clinton County Public Library? www.clintoncountypubliclibrary.org.

    Best Sellers: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins; Endangered

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    Middle school students participate in TeenPact

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    On March 6, 2015, Students from Albany Elementary and Clinton County Middle School participated in the TeenPact Program in Frankfort, Kentucky. TeenPact is a fast-paced introduction to state politics and the principles of citizenship. The students became Senators in

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    CCHS class cited for exceptional recycling commitment

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    “Cumberland County Recycles” and RCAP co-sponsored and presented the Reduce Reuse Recycle Recover Outstanding Achievement Award to the Clinton County High School Exceptional Ed Class of 2014-15 on March 19, 2015 during a ceremony held at Jones Restaurant in

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    Middle school wraps up Pennies for Patients campaign

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    Clinton County Middle School recently wrapped up its annual Pennies for Patients drive. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle, and high school students throughout

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    Scouts hold Blue and Gold Banquet

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    Albany Cub Scouts Pack 387 Blue and Gold Banquet was held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Albany United Church of the Nazarene. Each Scout invited his family to be a part of the celebration. The evening began with

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    It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

    Posted March 31, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    Some regions experiencing increase in activity

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) continues to emphasize the importance of influenza (flu) vaccine following a recent increase in flu activity attributed to influenza B viruses. While influenza A

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    Clinton FBLA members compete at regional conference

    Posted March 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    On Friday, March 13, 2015, seven members of the Clinton County Area Technology Center FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) traveled to Richmond, Kentucky, and spent the day on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University for the Region 6

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