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Weather good throughout most of the week, fair ends with Saturday’s events

Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:51 pm

The Clinton County Fair concluded Saturday night and with the exception of an event cancelled Tuesday night for weather, the 2016 fair went off without a hitch.

In the top photo, six of the total 13 contestants in this year’s Miss pageant posed for the judges during the swimsuit portion of the competition.

Right, the carnival was popular this year with many spectators standing in line to ride the selection of rides located behind the grandstands.

Below, the ever popular “Family Night” is always a big hit with the kids as they searched for their shoes in the haystack on Thursday night.

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    Family loses home, dog in fire

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    The home of Krist Neal and Tracy Shelton’s was a total loss after flames moved through the structure Monday morning. The home was located on U.S. 127 in South Albany, across the road from Gibson Motors.

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    Fiscal court divided on votes during regular meeting last week

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court, meeting in regular session last Thursday evening, June 16, again divided on some issues involving financial items and one magistrate expressed her feelings over perceived sarcasm she felt she has been receiving at the end of the session, in which all magistrates were

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    Fair begins week-long run Saturday

    Posted June 8, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    The 2016 version of the Clinton County Fair is already here again. The start of seven days and nights will kick off June 11 with both Saturday morning and Saturday evening events. After a break on Sunday, the fair will continue in full force next Monday,

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    Class of 2016 are now grads

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    The 101 members of the Clinton County High School Class of 2016 made the transistion from students to alumni last Friday night during the annual graduation ceremonies held in the high school gymnasium.

    Last

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    Top three from the Class of 2016

    Posted May 18, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    Graduation set for May 27

    This is the final week before one class of graduating seniors will make the transitions from students to alumni. Graduation is set for Friday, May 27, 2016 and during the

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    Clinton Circuit Court sees heavy case load for June

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    Clinton Circuit Court was held on Thursday, June 9 with a heavier than usual number of cases on the docket to be considered, with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over the session.

    The following are among several cases in which some

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    City renews Mediacom franchise

    Posted June 15, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    Albany City Council voted to renew its franchise agreement with Mediacom Cable, heard first reading of the 2016-17 budget and deferred action on the natural gas franchise agreement at its regular meeting last Tuesday evening, June 7 with five of six members on hand.

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    Schools hope to increase cyber-days allottment

    Posted June 15, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held a joint meeting and monthly work session last Thursday afternoon, June 9. Only three members were able to attend, Kevin Marcum, Crystal Irwin and Goldie Stonecipher, which was enough for an official quorum to conduct business.

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    School board holds monthly business meeting Monday

    Posted June 15, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular business meeting Monday evening, June 13 with all members present. The board dealt with several end of the year personnel changes, insurance premiums, and other topics.

    The board first approved consent items, including minutes

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    First annual football camp held

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    The Clinton County Football team held its first annual football camp on June 11. The camp was a great success with 27 campers learning new skills including offensive stance and starts,

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 25, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    Kudos to the Bat Dawgs

    Picking up a district tournament win on Monday night guaranteed our Clinton County Bulldogs a berth in the 4th Region Tournament over in Bowling Green.

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    Morgan Keith and Justin Parrigin

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Keith, Parrigin to exchange vows

    Morgan Keith, daughter of Wayne Keith and Joyce Hadley, and Justin Parrigin, son of Ronnie and Frances Parrigin will say “I Do” on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

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    Luke Van Cowan

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Jackson Cowan is proud to announce the birth of his brother, Luke Van Cowan. Luke was born April 13, 2016 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He weighted 7 lb. 8 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. He is the son

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    Library Notes

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    by Gayla Duvall

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

    Best Sellers: The Last Mile by David Baldacci; The Weekenders

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    Events at the 2016 Clinton County Fair

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    Above are the winners from Tuesday night’s Teen pageant at the Clinton County Fair. From left to right are, first runner up Chloe Thomas, the daughter of Johnny and Rhonda Thomas of Russell Springs,

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    Daniels awarded scholarship

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    On Wednesday, June 15, 2016 the Nashville Advertising Co-op of Sonic Drive-Ins awarded forty-five $1,000 scholarships to employees of their drive-ins. Over the past 20 years the Nashville Advertising Co-op of Sonic Drive-Ins has given in excess of

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    NEWS travels to Bonaroo Music Festival

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    The Clinton County News recently traveled to Manchester, Tennessee with Joe Gibson, left, formerly of Albany now living in Bowling Green, to take in the three-day Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Meeting up with Gibson, far left, at

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