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Flu hits county, schools hard

Posted February 14, 2018 at 10:01 am

Like the rest of the state and nation, Albany and Clinton County is fully gripped in this season’s battle against the influenza virus, which has been one of the worst seasons in decades.

The battle against the illness hit the Clinton County school system particularly hard last week, and in an effort to combat the increasing number of students and faculty members who were absent due to the illness, school officials took the action that is often considered to be the “last straw” by canceling classes and keeping the students at home.

Normally, Clinton County schools see an attendance rate by students that has about 93 percent of its enrollment

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    Park board hopes to hire seasonal director

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:59 am

    The Recreational Park Board, in a rare call meeting last Thursday, February 8, voted to hire a ‘part-time’ park employee, or seasonal director to help operate and maintain the park during the peak months of use in the spring, summer and early

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    Board of Health meets, $234,000 budget approved

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:58 am

    The annual Local Board of Health meeting was held Monday night at the Clinton County Health Department with a vast majority of board members on hand, as well as Shawn Crabtree, Chairman of the Lake Cumberland District Board of Health, who opened

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    Bulldogs are headed for ‘A’ State

    Posted January 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs hoisted the All “A” Classic 4th Region championship trophy Sunday afternoon, and in the background, the scoreboard tells the whole story of the team’s 51-47 win over Monroe

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    Snow blankets county

    Posted January 17, 2018 at 10:43 am

    A winter storm that moved across this section of the nation finally reached south central Kentucky in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

    The result saw the

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    Counterfeit money and drugs seized last week

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:50 am

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a possible counterfeit money operation going on inside the county. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Jim Guffey, the counterfeit money was exchanged for

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    Few candidates file in state, district races

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 10:02 am

    Although the mid-term elections in 2018 will see a heavy ballot, especially in local county-wide races, the same does not necessarily hold true for candidates seeking state, federal and judicial related offices, especially in the districts that serve Clinton and surrounding counties.

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    Clinton Area Tech Center meets all goals on latest report card

    Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:27 am

    Clinton County Area Technology Center is one of 53 Kentucky Tech Area Technology Centers in the Commonwealth. Clinton County ATC services Clinton and Cumberland secondary students by providing students the opportunity to gain academic, technical, and occupational skills needed to transition successfully

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    Flu is at epidemic level across state

    Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:26 am

    A serious, sometimes deadly strain of the flu virus reached the epidemic level, state officials reported last Wednesday, January 24.

    “Widespread influenza activity means that Kentuckians are more likely to encounter one

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    Freshmen Dawgs win district tournament

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:45 am

    The Clinton County boys’ freshmen team won the freshmen district tournament Saturday under the direction of Coaches Storm Burchett, Jared Bertram and Nick Irwin. Clinton County defeated Russell County in the opening round, 45-40, and defeated Metcalfe County in

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:45 am

    Congrats to the Pups

    Although basketball action was vastly reduced over the past week (more about that later), Clinton County did host one of the longest running traditions over the weekend in the 16th District Freshman Tournament.

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    Lady Dawgs pick up win

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:58 am

    The Clinton County Lady Dawgs picked up a win this week in the Robbie Davis Memorial Classic held Saturday at Lindle Castle Gymnasium against Lynn Camp, 49-28.

    Clinton County also traveled to

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    Player of the Game . . .

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Clinton County High School Lady Bulldog Riley Stockton was called to center court Saturday afternoon to accept the Player of the Game Award from John Davis after the first game of the Robbie Davis Memorial Classic.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Winding down toward tourney time

    Hard to believe that we are already winding down this regular season roundball play, but take a look at what’s left on the schedule and you will very quickly realize we are

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 31, 2018 at 9:08 am

    Dawgs at All “A” – a nice start, then a buzz-saw

    Losing in tournament play is always disappointing for the players, coaches and the fans following a team, but losing in one of the venues like the

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    4th Region All ‘A’ Tournament team

    Posted January 24, 2018 at 9:46 am

    Above, Chase Stines, Jackson Harlan and Seth Stockon was named to the 2018 4th Region All “A” Tournament team during the awards ceremony Sunday night. Harlan was also named to the 4th Region All

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:48 am

    Several Senate bills are passed as we move into week seven

    Week six of the 2018 Legislative Session is in the books, and bills continued to move steadily through the Senate as work on the budget

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    50th Anniversary

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary.

    Major and Roberta Pruett

    From you daughters


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    Robin Hood performances at GNT in March

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:59 am

    “Robin Hood”, a play written by Tim Kelly, will be the next production at Good Neighbors Theatre.

    With a youth-filled cast, the play is under the direction of Paige Mayercik who led last year’s youth production of

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    C.C.H.S. Future Farmers of America

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:59 am



    The Clinton County FFA would like to give a huge thank you to all of our supporters and local businesses that showed tremendous support and gave generous

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    Healthy Notes …

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:55 am

    Exercise: Six benefits of regular physical activity

    Source: Mayo Clinic

    Want to feel better, have more energy and even add years to your life? Just exercise.

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    An Addict's Corner

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:54 am

    You know, I used to wake up sick every morning if I didn’t have the drugs I felt I needed. I used to spend hours in a bathroom while my body detoxed, until I could come up with a way to get the drugs my body

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    Clinton student’s artwork

    Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:52 am

    The Kentucky Association of Counties awarded Clinton County Senior Felipe Lopez-Jacinto a check for $100 for his artwork that will be used as the August entry for the KaCo calendar.

    Jacinto’s drawing,

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