Getting ready to host . . .

Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Students working with the “No Kids Hungry” program that is sponsoring Thursday’s Community Thanksgiving meal,were busy already on Monday of this week, unloading turkeys and other foods and supplies that will be used to prepare Thursday’s meal. Over 100 turkeys will be cooked to supply the program this year, with a goal of feeding 1,500 local citizens.


    Decker is new SRO at high school

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    As of last Monday, November 16, the Clinton County school district, primarily Clinton County High School, now has added security with the placement of an SRO officer based at that facility.

    Russell Decker, a retired Kentucky State

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    Local Sheriff, police assist in manhunt

    Posted October 28, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    Several law enforcement agencies from Tennessee and Kentucky spent last weekend and the early park of this week looking for Floyd Ray Cook, 62, of Lebanon Kentucky. As of Tuesday morning at press deadline, Cook was still on the

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    New members to ‘The Wall’

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    Two former players were inducted into the Wall of Fame Friday night during Clinton County’s Meet the Bulldogs event. Above left, Sheldon Harlan received his plaque from Athletic Director Mike Beard. At

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    Recycling program up and running

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    The Clinton County recycling program is now up and running, the main center is open and four recycle compartmentalized trailers are set up taking recyclable products from all local residents who wish to participate.

    The project began several months ago when the

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    School board meets Monday

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly business session Monday, November 16 with all active board members present.

    The board first recognized Tina Langford, former teacher/principal upon her recent retirement from the school district. They then recognized former fourth district Board

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    County Solid Waste Coordinator named

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, in lieu of its regular monthly meeting that was cancelled, held a special call meeting last Friday morning, November 13 with five of six members present.

    The court dealt with budget amendments and the hiring of a new

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    A smoother road to better health

    Posted November 11, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    A crew from Gaddie-Shamrock put the finishing touches on a new blacktop surface last week at the Mountain View Recreation Park walking track that surrounds the facility. The project was a combined effort of several local contributors,

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    Clinton Grand Jury returns true bills last week

    Posted November 11, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened last Thursday, November 5 and returned the following indictments in open Circuit Court:

    * William T. Brown, the alleged offenses of manufacturing methamphetamine, Class B felony; possession of a controlled substance first degree, Class D felony;

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    Cross to perform in Philadelphia

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:19 pm

    Annie Caroline Cross, a freshman at Clinton County High School in Albany, has been selected along with more than 500 junior high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. to perform in the 96th annual Philadelphia

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:17 pm

    “Think I’ll cut back on some of the Thanksgiving dinner things,” I said to the wife.

    “OK,” she replied, “Which ones do you want to leave out: Cranberry salad? Mashed potatoes? Dressing? Sweet potato pie? Rolls? Pumpkin pie?”

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    One more big meal, then we throw up the rock

    Depending on family traditions, we have one big meal – maybe two – in front of us to finish out this week and the better part of

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    Clinton County Elite squads win in Somerset

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    Clinton County Elite Diamonds, above, and Mini and Tiny Explosions, below, competed in the Somerset Classic Saturday, November 7. Clinton County Elite Tiny Explosions were given a performance award. Mini Explosions won first place in their division and

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    A good night at the Castle

    Players and coaches have scrimmages on their minds right now, but fans are still thinking about the gathering that was held this past Friday night at the Lindle Castle Gymnasium for

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted November 18, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Kentucky and Duke.

    Tuesday’s renewal of college hoops ultimate rivalry, what was at stake? Maybe these things.

    √ Brag rights. Important mostly to Kentucky fans since Dookie save their vitriol for powder blue Tar Heel.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted November 11, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Meet the Bulldogs and two new faces on the wall

    The events on the slate this Friday night at Clinton County High School for many local roundball basketball fans are often some of the most looked forward

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted November 11, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Had me at the drop-off pass.

    Against Kentucky State last week Derek Willis sprinted out on a break, manned the left flank, turned toward the basket, caught a lob for a look-at-me-show-off crowd-pleasing dunk. Instead, Willis did a drop-off pass to Alex

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    Runnin’ Dawgs qualify for state meet

    Posted November 4, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    Three Runnin’ Dawgs members qualified to run in the State Meet on November 7, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Alexis Roberts, Makaya Gregory and Jackson Harlan all qualified for the state

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    Cheerleaders place in KAPOS event

    Posted November 4, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    The Clinton County Cheerleaders picked up first runner up last weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky at KSHAA 4th Region competition.

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    Shehan named Pool Builder of the Year

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    Bill Shehan, owner of Shehan Pools, was the recipient of the International CPB of the Year wward. It is an award given to a certified pool builder who has furthered the pool building profession with outstanding projects and

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    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    Clinton County native David Means recently had an opportunity to meet television legend Carol Burnett in Honolulu. Burnett was in Hawaii to film a guest role on Hawaii Five-O. Means is the son of Johnnie Means of Albany.

    Things to do …

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:26 pm

    School bus drivers needed

    Clinton County Board of Education is currently seeking applications for school bus drivers. A driver training course will begin Monday, January 4, 2016. If you are interested in becoming a school bus driver, please apply at the Board

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:26 pm

    Keep Thanksgiving

    portion sizes in check

    Source: Ingrid Adams, Extension Specialist for

    Nutrition and Weight Management

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    Deadline for Santa letters is December 9

    Posted November 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    Youngsters in Albany and Clinton County are invited to share their Letters to Santa with our readership and we, in turn, will get those letters to the “Big Man” to help our little ones.

    Any child who would like to bring us

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