Summer is always a busy season but for members of the agriculture community, staying on top of all that needs to be accomplished is often a daylight to dark, and more, chore.

Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Farming activity is at a high as we head into the final week of July, and among the work being completed across the county is the cutting, raking and baling of hay crops.

Above, Derek Guffey was working Monday afternoon baling his hay crop on the Perry Hay farm near the intersection of U.S. 127 and the Albany Bypass.

    … and more school issues dealt with during Monday meeting

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular monthly business meeting Monday evening, July 18 with all members present and routine items of business on the agenda.

    The board first approved minutes of previous meetings, approved the between meeting disbursements and claims

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    Trying to stay healthy

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Staying more in tune with one’s own health is a push that reaches across the nation, and the need to be aware of health choices and health care options is of great importance to

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    Clinton Grand Jury Convenes

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    The new Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session last Thursday, July 14 and handed down the followed indictments in open Clinton Circuit Court:

    * Ashley A.. Booher, the alleged offenses of possession of a controlled substance

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    Water pressure issue discussed at length

    Posted July 13, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    Albany City Council discussed ways to alleviate water pressure problems in the Bald Rock area last Tuesday evening, July 5 at its regular monthly meeting. There was a limited agenda with five of six members present.

    At the start of the half-four

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    Local non-partisan races will be on fall ballot

    Posted July 13, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    The November general election is still almost four months away. However, there are some local non-partisan races that will be on the ballot this fall as well, and the deadline for potential candidates seeking the total of nine seats is quickly approaching.

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    Storms bring needed rain, minor damage

    Posted July 13, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    Clinton County and the entire south central Kentucky region was in need of rain at the start of July after a hot and mostly dry month of June and they got the rain they needed and then some all last week, including several strong storms that

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    County budget passed on split vote

    Posted July 6, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, meeting in special session last Thursday morning, June 30, approved and adopted the 2016-17 fiscal year budget in the total amount of $4,761,898.

    As with first reading held earlier in June, the budget passed on a split vote,

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    New schools policy addresses bullying, hazing

    Posted July 6, 2016 at 8:10 pm

    Although somewhat rare, but yet far too often, you will hear a report on the news or social media of a school-age child, especially teens and up, taking their own lives or committing some other type of adverse act due to having been bullied by fellow

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    Best Athletic Director to ever run the show

    Word came last week that Mike Beard, the Athletic Director at Clinton County High School, had resigned from that position.

    It’s no

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 13, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    Just a little more down time during the dog days

    School will get back in session in just a few weeks, believe it or not, and with it, the start of a whole new set of fall

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    July 4 – this one will be the busiest of the three

    Of the three big summer holidays that keep our tourism business alive in Albany and County – Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor

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    Albany All-Stars win tourney in Wayne Co.

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    The Albany All-Stars won the battle for the trophy in the 2016 Kentucky State Coach Pitch eight and under Championship played in Wayne County. Albany scored 55 runs and only allowed five runs in the tournament.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Experiencing the Ali Memorial

    I had several comments following my recent column about the death and memorial ceremony of Muhammad Ali but a couple stood out in particular.

    Local businessman

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 8, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    The hero I was never able to meet

    I was among the millions – no billions – in the world who was saddened Saturday morning to awaken to the news that Muhammad

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    Three Lady Bat Dawgs make All-District

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    Mackenzie Polston, Mackenzie Alberston and Cori Langford were named to the 2016 All District Team during the awards ceremony Tuesday night after the conclusion of the championship game between Russell County and Cumberland County.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Bat Dawgs lose a close one in regional opener

    Despite suffering a loss, we’ll once again offer up much deserved congratulations to our Clinton County High School Bat Dawgs on their performance in Monday’s 4th Region Tournament.

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    Albany residents earn degrees from WKU

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Five students from Albany earned degrees from Western Kentucky University and were recognized at the May 2016 Commencement Ceremonies.

    They were Kasey D. Conner, Bachelor of Science; Billie A. Frye, Bachelor of Science; Samantha Marcum Blackaby, Master

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    Happy Birthday

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Happy Birthday to Martha Dicken Waymon who turns 75 on July 25th! From your lovely family and friends.


    Bro. Jeff and Martina Brown

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    30th Anniversary Celebration

    The children of Bro. Jeff and Martina Brown would like to invite you to join in a celebration of their parent’s 30th wedding anniversary. The gathering will take place on Sunday, July 24 at

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    Scouts hear Eagle Scout Duane Hess’ experiences

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    On Monday, July 11th, local mechanical and electrical engineer Duane Hess was the guest speaker for Albany Cub Scouts Pack 387. Hess spoke about his career as an engineer and about his experiences in Boy Scouts, including earning

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    Controlling mosquitos where you live

    Sources: Lee Townsend, UK entomologist

    Controlling mosquitos is challenging to say the least. You may even think you are fighting a never-ending battle. With mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika virus becoming more

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    Good year for wheat

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    By Katie Pratt

    The 2016 wheat growing season was nearly picture perfect for most Kentucky producers. As a result, farmers are reporting good yields across the state now that harvest is complete.

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    Buzz visits Clinton County Library summer reading group

    Posted July 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm

    South Kentucky RECC’s safety robot, Buzz, aka Charlie Ball, Energy Advisor, and Energy Advisor David Withers recently visited Clinton County Library’s Summer Reading Program. Buzz visits schools or groups within the South Kentucky RECC service territory to talk to

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