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Foothills Academy staff members charged, fired after KSP investigation into juvenile injuries

Posted April 7, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Three staffers at Foothills Academy, located in Albany, have been arrested and charged with assaulting residents, according to a release issued by the Kentucky State Police last week.

KSP was notified by the Clinton County Hospital on March 29, in reference to a juvenile who had been brought in with injuries sustained at Foothills Academy.

Gabriel Martin, 18, of Albany, is charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault, along with Cecil Nevels, 24, of Monticello, who was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of second-degree assault.

Martin’s first charge, assault in the fourth degree, resulted from an incident in which he got on top of a male juvenile that had suffered a broken clavicle as the result of Nevels tackling him to

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    Crisis response options reviewed, discussed

    Posted April 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    An informal meeting of about a dozen people was held last Wednesday afternoon, March 31, at the fairgrounds building, to discuss and recommend possible updates to the county’s local crisis response plan in wake of the February ice storm that left many without water

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    Jail budget approved by fiscal court on split vote

    Posted April 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, during a special call meeting held last Wednesday morning, March 31, approved the fiscal year 2021-22 jail budget, but not before some concerns on some budget totals by court members were addressed.

    The

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    More arrested on drug charges

    Posted March 16, 2021 at 11:52 am

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    Local, area and state law enforcement agencies continue to make arrests in their effort on the war against drugs in Albany and Clinton County.

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    COVID-19

    Posted March 25, 2021 at 10:09 am

    Clinton County’s number of new COVID-19 active cases during the past week was at the lowest number seen here in many, many months.

    According to the most recent Public Information brief issued by the Lake Cumberland District

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    Play ball ! Spring sports time is nigh

    Posted March 25, 2021 at 10:09 am

    Unlike in 2020, when the sudden arrival of the COVID-19 virus completely halted the playing of spring sports on the high school level in Kentucky, 2021 promises to be a better experience for our high school athletes.

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    Judicial Center Project board has virtual meeting

    Posted March 25, 2021 at 10:08 am

    The Clinton County Project Development Board–Judicial Center Project meeting, was held via teleconference last Friday morning, March 19.

    Members present were Jake Staton, David L. Williams, James M. Lawson, Jesse Stockton and Tracy Cross, along with advisory

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 30, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    March Madness continues,

    on to Rupp Arena

    It’s down to the final 32 teams now, 16 heading to Lexington and Rupp Arena this week for the boys’ KHSAA Sweet

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    Lady Dawgs fall in opening round

    Posted March 23, 2021 at 11:02 am

    The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs ended its season Wednesday night in the first round of the district tournament against Metcalfe County after having a winning season and finishing 12-8 on the year.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 23, 2021 at 11:02 am

    March Madness continues,

    but without our Lady Dawgs and Dawgs

    It’s always a hard one to write when the time comes to finally put the basketball stat sheet holder

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 16, 2021 at 11:39 am

    March Madness is here – altered, but here

    Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the problems across the board it has caused, we’re a little late getting to the high school post-season stretch – March

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    Lady Dawgs drop last regular season game

    Posted March 16, 2021 at 11:38 am

    The Clinton County Lady Dawgs fell to 12-7 on the year with a loss in its final game of the regular season against Monroe County, 48-43.

    The Lady Dawgs started the game in control as Clinton County

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    Freshmen sweep district tournaments

    Posted March 16, 2021 at 11:37 am

    In the 2021 Freshman District tournament held at Cumberland County High School on Wednesday, March 10, the Clinton County Lady Bulldogs freshman team were crowned District Champions after defeating Russell

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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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    4-H Camp returns summer 2021

    Posted March 16, 2021 at 11:36 am

    A long cherished summer activity is returning in 2021. Kentucky 4-H’s four regional camps will open their doors to campers with new, enhanced COVID-19 protocols in place.

    “We are taking additional steps this summer to protect our

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    York, Rigney graduate EKU

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    Joshua Shane York, a chemistry major from Albany, has graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018 spring semester.

    Rachel Ann Rigney, a general studies major from Albany, has also graduated from Eastern Kentucky University after the 2018

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