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Moving day at AFD

Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:57 pm




With the completion of the new Albany Fire Station, last Friday was “moving day” for several of the trucks in the Albany Volunteer Fire Department fleet.

Fire Department personnel were busy throughout the day moving trucks from the old station behind Dollar General, to the new facility behind the Clinton Emergency Services headquarters.

In the top photo, firemen Jerry Harrison, Rob Winsett and Marvin Adkins watch as Mike Walls backs one of the trucks into a bay at the new fire station.

At right, Adkins escorts a tanker truck being driven by Harrison from the parking lot of the old fire station.

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    Voters will get to speak Tuesday

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    While candidates across the area will continue to try and persuade those still undecided voters they are the best candidate for the job, the voters will make up their minds and choose the winners and losers on election day, next Tuesday, November 4, at the ballot

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    Don’t forget to ‘fall back’ this weekend

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Another fall season is here and with it, other than political campaigns and a noticeable drop in temperatures, also brings the time to change our clocks.

    Readers in Albany and Clinton County and other parts in Kentucky

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    Hospital files bankruptcy

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    CEO Mullins says move won’t affect services to patients

    The changing face of rural healthcare in recent years has put a host of rural community hospitals in financial

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    Stormy, stormy night . . .

    Posted October 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Albany and Clinton County ‘dodged the bullet” so to speak Monday night when a strong system of storms moved through the region, producing heavy rains, strong winds, and as is shown in the above photograph made

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    Fiscal court votes to buy road department vehicles

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    Clinton Fiscal Court held its second consecutive special meeting on its regular meeting date and time last Thursday, October 16 at 5 p.m. However, the meeting was changed from a regular session to a call meeting due to the location from the courthouse to the County

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    Foothills XXXV – Stage is set

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    “Rain, rain, go away”

    That’s the cry that most Clinton County residents are shouting this week after five straight days of cloudy skies, heavy rains and strong

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    Murder trial for Byler, Thompson set for April

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Another trial date has been scheduled for two Clinton County residents charged with murder in the death of Jimmy Sidwell, Jr., 19, also of Albany that occurred a year ago.

    During motion hour last Thursday, October 9 in Clinton Circuit Court, Judge

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    Pyles murder case waived to Pickett Grand Jury

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    The man accused of a double-homicide in neighboring Pickett County, Tennessee in late July will apparently have his case heard by a Pickett County Grand Jury.

    Joshua Pyles, 34, of Monticello, appeared in court in Overton County last Wednesday, October 8 for

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    Fall seasons winding down – change to final gridiron date

    Local sports fans can brace up for what will be a “lull” in action around these parts for the next few weeks, with the approaching end to

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    Soccer All Tournament members

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm




    Several members of the soccer teams were awarded with All District trophies last week. In the above photo, from left to right, Samuel Rains, Jacob Cross and Craig Ostertag were Clinton County’s selected members

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    A kid I knew growing up in eastern Kentucky had never heard of Midnight Madness at University of Kentucky, let alone a ball coach putting on a look-at-ME-show at the team’s first practice.

    The kid looked forward to October not for Street

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    On the national scene, briefly

    With the addition of several sports to the local high school lineup in recent years, I have been able to stay away from the college and pro sports scene for the most

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    Two games remain, Dawgs looking for two wins

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs lost its fourth game in a row and move to 3-5 on the year after Friday night’s 47-8 final against Red Boiling Springs.

    Head Coach Jamie Miller is looking forward to this week’s

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Come out early and support our

    Runnin’ Dawgs – and other runners as well

    Students in local schools are on fall break this week and with most fall sports schedules

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Remember the hitch of Cawood Ledford’s call during a Kentucky football game? Following a productive play by the home team, “… hold the phone!”

    Fits today. Last time Kentucky won five games to open a season was 2010 and the Wildcats finished

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    Voters will get to speak Tuesday

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    While candidates across the area will continue to try and persuade those still undecided voters they are the best candidate for the job, the voters will make up their minds and choose the winners and losers on election day, next Tuesday, November 4, at the ballot

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    Asberry and Myers wed

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    Mary Dean Asberry and Robert L. Myers, Jr. were united in marriage in a private ceremony on Sunday, October 12, 2014.

    Mary is the daughter of Dean Asberry and the late Andrew Blene Asberry and granddaughter

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    Showcase of Clinton County Crafters and Artists

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    The Clinton County Public Library is hosting a showcase of Clinton County Crafters and Artists on November 18, 2014 starting at 3 p.m. Come join us and see the great things Clinton County has to offer.

    You may find great Christmas gifts

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Fall Field Day featured UK Forage specialist

    The Clinton County Cooperative Extension Service hosted a field day focused on improving forage quality and utilization last week at Springhaven Farms in Clinton County. About 30 producers attended the program. The featured speaker

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    Things to do …

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Clinton County Middle School Site Based Council to meet November 3

    The Clinton County Middle School Site Based Council will meet on Monday, November 3 at 4:30.

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Multivitamins and you

    Source: Ingrid Adams,

    UK Associate Extension Professor Nutrition

    and Weight Management

    Academy of

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    Large grain crop may call for alternative storage

    Posted October 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Large grain crops in most of the state, coupled with low prices, have producers looking for storage options this harvest season.

    Producers in areas west of Hopkinsville and east of Bowling Green are reporting near-record yields in

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