Military family to benefit from fundraising push at Bulldog Field

Posted September 21, 2016 at 9:12 am

The Clinton County High School football team hosted a special military appreciation event called Troop Dreams Friday night during halftime of its game against Caverna. The event will help make a deserving military family’s wishes come true.

The final donation amount of $1,672.56 will be given to a pre-approved, pre-qualified military family in Kentucky or Tennessee who has not had the opportunity to experience many things we Americans take for granted, due to deployment, injury, disability and/or financial limitations.

The event was made possible in-part by football team member Jon Allen Cross, Cross had read about the charity and asked his mom for her help, followed by help from the team.

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    Fiscal court also addresses tax rates, equipment purchases

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting last Thursday, September 15 with all members present, and other than taking actions on the Tri-County Animal Shelter, also voted on items of business that dealt with tax rates and road equipment purchases.


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    Getting students college ready is goal of GEAR-UP

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Most people, especially parents and students, have heard the term GEAR-UP, but not everyone knows what it stands for or the goals of the federally funded education program.

    GEAR-UP is the synonym for “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs,” according

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    $14.7 million budget approved during busy monthly meeting

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Clinton County Board of Education held a brief, but busy regular meeting Monday night with five of six members present. Among measures approved included setting tax rates and approving the 2016-17 work budget.

    As had been discussed at a board work session

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    Honoring our First Responders

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:29 am

    First responders were honored last Sunday on Patriot’s Day, which was also the 15th Anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United States.

    In Clinton County, Dr.

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    September term of Clinton Circuit Court held

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:33 am

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, September 8 with several cases on the docket with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.

    The following are cases in which some type of resolutions were reached, either through sentencing, plea agreements,

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    Public asked to help identify illegal dumps

    Posted August 31, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    Following a relatively successful year of cleaning up several unsightly illegal dump sites in Clinton County this year, the effect to target and clean up more such areas is an ongoing project. Solid Waste Coordinator Rick Stearns is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying such sites

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    Homecoming Princess and Queen crowned

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:37 am

    Tristian Moons, above left, was crowned Homecoming Princess Friday night. She is the daughter of Tim Moons and Ashley King. She was escorted by Parker Tallent. He is the son of Rocky and Charlotte Tallent.

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    Turnovers … Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Bulldogs record back on top after Caverna win, back home Friday

    The Dawgs turned the season record back to above the .500 mark Friday night with a nice and much needed 51-28 win over the Colonels of

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    21st Century has huge numbers in football

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:36 am

    The 21st Little League Football Program continues to grow in the right direction. Clinton County is affiliated with the SKYY Conference which has allowed our players to compete and learn more about sportsmanship and competition than they would playing against each other. The SKYY

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    Kings, Queens of the links

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:34 am

    Golf Dawg Chase Claborn watched his putt on the seventh hole roll toward the cup last Thursday at Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park during the District Tournament. Claborn finished the tournament round with

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:16 am

    Bulldogs drop to 2-2, back at home Friday night

    Our Bulldogs dropped a close one this past Friday night to the Trojans of Webster County, 39-32 after a trip across the state to the western region of

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    NEWS travels…

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Mark Jones, London, Kentucky, and his daughter, Leigh Hessler, Birmingham, Alabama, took the Clinton County News along to Jordan-Hare Stadium last weekend to cheer on the Auburn Tigers. Jones is an Air Force Colonel (Retired) and is currently teaching JROTC at

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    Melissa Lee and William Scott

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:27 am

    Lee, Scott to exchange vows

    Melissa Lee and William Scott invite you to share in the celebration of their love when they exchange vows on Saturday, October 1 at Albany First Baptist Church. The ceremony will

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    Attendance tips for parents/guardians

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:25 am

    The Clinton County School District is taking part in High Attendance Month during September. High Attendance Day is scheduled for next Tuesday, September 20.

    Did you know?

    * Starting in kindergarten, too many

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:24 am

    FAFSA changes effective soon

    Source: Jennifer Hunter,

    Extension Specialist for Family Financial Management

    If you have gone to college or have

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:23 am

    How to shorten the breeding season

    Source: Les Anderson, UK beef specialist

    It’s pretty easy for most beef producers to understand that the more calves they sell, the more

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    Delk sisters on vacation with the NEWS

    Posted September 21, 2016 at 8:20 am

    The Delk sisters, Cathy Barrie, Debra Smith, Sue Pierce and Shelia Abbott are “rockin’ for the Big Blue Nation” in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with the Clinton County News.

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