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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Albany

Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:12 am

Albany is taking on a Christmas look, and the series of photos in this feature prove just that. In the top photos, Rick Tallent with Tallent Outdoor Advertising, and Albany City employee Chad Asberry, worked to put the HRIS portion of MERRY CHRISTMAS banner in place On the courthouse square, despite last Friday’s Community Christmas Tree Lighting event being cancelled due to inclement weather, ornaments made by local students were put on the Community Christmas Tree Monday. Shown putting the locally made ornaments in place are Christy Nuetzman, Clinton County Extension Agent, and April Speck,above,with the Albany – Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Tourism Commission. A closeup of one of the student made ornaments is also featured above.

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    Treasure Hunt starts Saturday

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:11 am

    In conjunction with the annual city/county Christmas at Home food and toy drive, the Treasure Hunt is set to begin another run with about a week delay this year.

    The almost annual ‘hunt’ for treasure leading up

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    Meeting our newly elected officials

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:10 am

    Ricky Craig anxious to make move to Judge/Executive

    Ricky Craig is no stranger to local politics, having served four total terms as Magistrate for the Fourth District. He will

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    Trio arrested on drug related charges

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:09 am

    On Wednesday, November 28, at approximately 1 p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Jason Warinner assisted the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and the Probation and Parole office in searching a residence two miles south of Albany on KY 738 (Wolf River Dock Road).

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    Voters choose

    Posted November 9, 2018 at 10:07 am

    More than 50 percent of the nearly 7,700 registered voters in Clinton County took advantage of the sunny skies and fair temperatures Tuesday for general election day, to cast votes that

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    It’s Your Turn!

    Posted November 5, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Following months of heavy campaigning, seeing wall-to-wall political signs and media advertisements, the people of Clinton County, Kentucky and in fact, across the U.S., will make their own decisions when they go to the polls next Tuesday, November 6 for general election day.

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    Foothills XXXIX ~ you folks came out

    Posted October 24, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Cumberland Street was again packed with fans in standing room only for Saturday’s Foothills Festival Lip Sync contest as the crowd, shown above, waited for the announcement of the winners for the

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    Fiscal court holds short special meeting

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a short special meeting last Wednesday, June 27 at the judge/executive’s office conference room to take care of some end of the fiscal year business, as the new FY began July 1.


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    Clinton Grand Jury returns several true bills

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:14 am

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session on Thursday, June 6 with a heavy case load, returning several indictments, including naming several individuals in multi-count true bills.

    The following indictments were handed down in open circuit

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    June term of Clinton Circuit Court

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:13 am

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held June 7 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a full calendar of cases, as several individuals were formally sentenced and several other reached plea agreements.

    The following

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    ‘Nickel Tax’ issue discussed at work session

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The proposal for the possible adoption by the school district of the “nickel tax” has been floating around the county for the past several months, but may be closer to coming to vote by the board of education as talk about such a tax

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    Council approves new city budget at call meeting

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:49 am

    The City of Albany now has a 2018-19 fiscal year budget in place, following action taken at a special meeting of the city council on Friday morning, June 14.

    During the brief, one-item meeting, the council unanimously approved

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    Lady Bulldogs drop season opener to Lady Wildcats, 53-31

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Despite grabbing a game opening lead Friday night in Franklin-Simpson High school, the Clinton County Lady Bulldogs were unable to get much of anything else in proper working order the rest of the night, eventually giving up the season opener contest by 22 points,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 10:59 am

    That didn’t take long – winter postpones first game

    Early weather forecasts – I like the Dick Frymire, now the Dick Frymire family forecast – are for the most part calling for a long, harsh and wet

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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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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    ‘Fore the Kids’ another success

    From all indications, the annual “Fore the Kids” benefit golf tournament was another success, both in terms of competition as well as in the fundraising category as well.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:17 am

    KHSAA dead period – gives everyone a little break

    It almost seems these days that high school sports is a 52 week long activity in some form or another, given all of the summer camps that go on

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Jackson’s uniform will change from blue to red in 2019

    You read in this space last week that following his performances during the week at the Western Kentucky University team camp, head

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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Kentucky State Police Post 15 November Activity Report

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 11:08 am

    During the month of November 2018, there were 32 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington.

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    Clinton HOSA students collect items,

    Posted December 5, 2018 at 10:57 am

    The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) at the Clinton County Area Technology Center along with their Instructors/Advisors Billie Frye, RN and Ashley King, RN collected items for Operation Christmas Child. The donated items brought in

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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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