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Foothills XXXIX ~ time to celebrate

Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm

Cydney Sampson will reign over the weekend festivities as Miss Foothills 2018. She is the daughter of Tim and the late Elaine Sampson.

It’s a little hard to believe that a year has come and gone since Clinton County had one of the largest and most entertaining weekend celebrations on the square with Foothills Festival XXXVIII.

But sure enough, a full round of seasons have come and gone, and here we are, once again set to host our main outdoor fall celebration of the year and welcome the world to Albany and Clinton County for this weekend’s Foothills Festival – version XXXIX.

As has been the case since the motto was adopted in those first and comparably

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    Volley Dawgs win District

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    The Clinton County Volley Dawgs swept the 16th District Tournament by defeating Cumberland County and Russell County in three games each.

    This is the second district title in as many years making

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    Absentee machine voting is now underway

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    Absentee voting is now underway for Kentucky’s November 6 general election, according to Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

    “Kentuckians who cannot get to the polls on election day have the option of voting absentee before

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    County Clerk Shelia Booher dies at 55

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    Deputy Clerk Nathan Collins sworn in as Clerk, plans write-in run

    It was a sad and tragic day for Clinton County on Thursday as Shelia Booher passed away in Nashville, Tennessee after being

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    Comer spends most of Monday in Clinton County

    Posted September 12, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    U.S. Congressman James Comer, taking advantage of a break in the congressional schedule for the past few weeks, has spent some time visiting some of his 35 First District Counties, including a hand full of stops Monday in Albany

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    School board sets tax rate on 3-2 vote

    Posted September 5, 2018 at 8:51 am

    Clinton County Board of Education, after taking some public comments on the proposed 2018-19 school district tax rates, proceeded to vote 3-2 to officially adopt the proposed rates at 45.4 cents per $100 assessed value on both real estate and personal property.

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    School board holds October meeting

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly meeting last Thursday, October 11 with three of four active members present.

    The board first approved board minutes, voted to pay claims and bills and approved between meeting disbursements,

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    Pre-Foothills XXXIX events this weekend

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    include baby show, pageants, gospel singing

    A much anticipated change from the summer-like weather conditions we’ve been enduring in this early fall season is expected to arrive later this week, with much cooler

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    Farm Safety Day is a big hit

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    The Clinton County Farm Bureau, along with the Clinton County Extension Service, held the first annual Farm Safety Day at The Blue Grass Stockyards on Thursday.

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    Dawgs defeat Barren, 32-21

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs improved to 7-1 on the year with a win over 5A Barren County Friday night, 32-21.

    Head Coach Jamie Miller said their facilities were great to play on.

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    Boys’ soccer team advances to regional tournament

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    The Clinton County Soccer Dawgs finished as runners-up in the 15th District tournament last week after defeating Barren County 4-2, in the opening round. Clinton County then faced Glasgow in the championship, but was defeated 4-0. Finishing as runners-up in the district, Clinton County

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    Big wins for our Dawgs

    Friday night’s win at Barren County for our Bulldogs was not just a good win that takes them to a very nice 7-1 season so far, it was a big win for

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 8:34 am

    I felt like I had been kicked in the chest by a mule – yes, while I haven’t felt that force myself, I have seen first-hand the damage a mule kick can do to a human chest.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 3, 2018 at 8:41 am

    Dawgs give up first loss

    Clinton County’s perfect season suffered its first blemish last Friday night when the Dawgs fell to the Wildcats of Lynn Camp over at Corbin.

    The

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 26, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Dawgs off to the best start ever

    In their first four games, we learned that Clinton County could deliver a thumping on the field, having outscored it’s first four opponents by an impressive 218-30.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Local sports news is still ‘summer thin’ but golf fans have a special opportunity this weekend

    Local sports activities are still pretty thin as far as reporting activities goes, as we are still into the dog days of

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    It’s still summer – organized sports are few

    While there are a few traveling baseball and softball teams on the move here and there with Clinton County ties, for the most part, it’s still summer and organized sporting

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    Foothills Gospel Singing another success

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Back for another run in the Foothills Festival for early events, the Foothills Festival Gospel Singing was another successful show. A nice crowd of Gospel Music fans came out Sunday to the Learning Center Auditorium for the show.

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    Rains wins state title

    Posted October 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Last weekend, Karly Rains of Albany represented the Clinton County Fair in the Kentucky Fair and Horse Show Association’s Miss Pre-Teen County Fair Pageant. Karly competed against 71 other county fair participants and was crowned the 2018 Miss

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    Davis and Amonett to exchange vows

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Amy Garmon Davis and Vincent Patrick Amonett have chosen the first day of their new life together on October 20, 2018. You are invited to share in their joy as they exchange marriage vows at 12:30 pm at Westview

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    Farm Fest held at Country Farm and Home

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Country Farm and Home, located on Hwy. 111 in Byrdstown, Tennessee, held its annual Farm Fest last Saturday, October 6. Above, The Backroads Band performed while customers enjoyed the free samples of food cooked

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    An Addict's Corner …

    Posted October 10, 2018 at 8:42 am

    As I told you last week. We would start on step 2 to recovery, redemption and peace. Last week I discussed how often I twist and fit these steps specifically to fit me.

    You can do the same, if you like, as

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted October 3, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    Community Needs

    Assessment helps move Kentucky forward

    Source: Hayley Pierce, extension marketing manager and

    Melody Nall, CEDIK engagement director

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