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Molly Hatchet to headline Clinton Tourism Commission’s first summer concert

Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:59 am

One of the most iconic and recognizable Southern Rock bands will be bringing it’s long lineup of hit songs to an Albany performance this summer.

Molly Hatchet, a world-wide recognized band that is best known from its mid 1970s lineup and concerts, will perform in concert here on June 9.

The summer concert is being presented as the encore promotion of the Clinton County Tourism Commission, and is being presented locally with a joint cooperative effort of the Clinton County Fair Board.

The June 9 concert will be held at the Clinton County Fairgrounds and is being staged on the Friday night prior to the official start

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    Bids awarded for clean-up of illegal dumps

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:57 am

    The county will see more illegal dumps, including a couple of major sized areas, cleaned up later this year, thanks to a state grant from the Division of Waste Management. And, Clinton County Fiscal Court has now awarded contract bids for the clean-up to the two

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    Governor Bevin signs ID bill into law

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Clinton County residents, along with all Kentuckians, can once again use their driver’s licenses to board commercial airline flights and enter military bases.

    Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law House bill

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    Fiscal court addresses road department, dump clean-up

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday, March 16 with all members present. The court dealt with various road department and road related issues, opened bids on illegal dump clean-ups and voted to employ a new animal shelter coordinator after the announcement that

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    School board has busy meeting

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening, March 20 with all members and a limited number of business items on the agenda.

    The board first recognized several Clinton County Middle School students who excelled recently in academic team

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    Clinton earns ‘Work Ready Community in Progress’ status

    Posted March 8, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced on February 16 that Clinton County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress.

    The Kentucky Work Ready Community certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and

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    Bat Dawgs move to 3-2 on the year

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Eli Baker started off on the mound Tuesday, March 21, against Green County. The Dawgs lost the contest 11-6. The Bat Dawgs won its first round game of the All “A” Classic regional against

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    A perfect game …

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Jeffery Collins pitched a perfect game last week in the first round of the All “A” Classic regional tournament against Todd County Central. The Dawgs won the game 6-0, with Collins striking out 13 out of 18 batters. He

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Blue in the Basketball Bluegrass

    “Time out!”

    That was what I – and thousands of other U.K. armchair coaches were screaming Sunday afternoon when Malik Monk’s game tying three point

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:13 am

    And then there were 1+1

    This past week closed out the 2016-17 high school roundball season in this roundball crazy Bluegrass state, and when the dust cleared, it was (as I predicted in this very space last

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    CCHS Cheerleaders recognized at regional tournament

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    The Clinton County Varsity Cheerleaders were named first runners-up in game cheer competition for the 2017 4th Region Boys’ Basketball division last week during the championship game of the regional tournament. Pictured above, from left to right first row is; back row Tristan Moons,

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    Three members of Dawgs’ team named All Region

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Three members of the Bulldogs basketball team were named to the 4th Region All Tournament team during last week’s regional championship game in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Above, from left to right, is Jamison Summers, Jackson Harlan and John Davis,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    And then there were 16+1

    “A bad night does not turn a good year into anything other than what it was… that was a very good year.”

    After Mercer County’s

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    Stalcup earns Mid-South Academic honors

    Posted March 14, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    Ansley Stalcup, a former Clinton County Lady Bulldogs basketball standout player and now a member of the Lindsey Wilson Lady Raiders basketball team, has earned Mid-South Conference Academic honors, conference officials announced recently.

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    South Kentucky RECC to hold director election in April

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:55 am

    South Kentucky RECC members will be voting in April for the election of directors for the co-op’s board.

    There are two districts that are open for election–district one (western Pulaski County and a very small portion of northern Wayne County), and district

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    Things to do …

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Albany City Council meeting

    Albany City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, April 4 at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is open to the public. Healthy Choices Cooking Class

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:44 am

    Spring has sprung; time to mow your lawn

    Source: Greg Munshaw

    The smell of fresh cut grass wafting through the neighborhood is one of the surest signs of spring.

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:44 am

    The truth about

    charter schools – part 2

    This week’s update continues last week’s narrative on charter schools by focusing on House Bill (HB) 471, which details the components

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted March 29, 2017 at 8:43 am

    General Assembly recesses for 10 days, will reconvene March 29

    This past week, the 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly finalized the vast majority of its work. We have recessed for ten days, preserving time to override any

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    CCMS receives Showcasing the Arts Grant

    Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Clinton County Middle School has been awarded a Showcasing the Arts grant from the Kentucky Arts Council. The Showcasing the Arts grant provides funds to assist Kentucky schools in offering students high quality performing and visual arts experiences in

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