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They’re back . . .

Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Both area lakes, Lake Cumberland to the north and Dale Hollow to the south, reported an influx of boats and water enthusiasts over the weekend with the arrival of the Memorial Day holiday which traditionally marks the beginning of the summer tourism season. Clinton County residents are reminded that roadways and both bodies of water will see an increased level of traffic throughout the summer months until Labor Day in September. The above photo was made Sunday afternoon on Dale Hollow lake at the popular gathering spot near the Clinton County and Pickett County line at Shear Pin Pass.

    Court rejects transient fee, narrowly approves budget

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court narrowly approved first reading of the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, narrowly approved paying claims and bills and have apparently rejected the idea of a transient tax ordinance without a vote actually being taken. Those were some of the items of business taken

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    Two-night event will see 105 earn diplomas

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    The 2015 Clinton County High School graduation ceremonies will revert back to “old school” in a way this week, as two nights of graduation related ceremonies will return.

    To cut down on the lengthy time it takes to complete all of the

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    Relay for Life exceeds goal, effort tops $55,000

    Posted April 28, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    The 2015 Clinton County Relay For Life event is now history, and once again–despite the constant threat of bad weather throughout the afternoon and evening–was another tremendous success, as the local committee exceeded its goal in the amount of funds raised for the American Cancer Society’s

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    School board has full agenda Monday

    Posted May 20, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education dealt with a gamut of topics at its last regular meeting prior to the end of another school year, on Monday evening, May 18 with all board members in attendance.

    The meeting lasted about two hours and

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    Ballot is light for Tuesday’s primary

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    The first round of the 2015 primary races is quickly coming to a close and Clinton County voters will join the rest of Kentucky next week in choosing their parties’ nominees for a handful of state constitutional offices to be elected in the fall.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 1:56 pm

    Time to salute the grads – especially our senior athletes

    Temperatures are noticeably warming and the sunlight hours are longer with each coming day, which could only mean that summer has arrived.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    American Pharoah’s hold on media headlines had gone on long enough. Having put asunder Kentucky Derby and Preakness contenders and now within mile-and-a-half of being first triple crown winner since 1978 (Affirmed), Pharoah was forced out as media darling last week when University of Kentucky issued

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    First of the ‘big three’ is here – head’s up, it’s going to be a busy summer

    Hard to believe it and it seems to come around quicker and quicker every

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    Big congrats to Keifer

    Last week we sent our congrats out to Lady Dawg basketball standout Ansley Stalcup on her signing with Asbury University, and this week we are doing the same to Bulldog standout Keifer Dalton

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted May 12, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place. – Daniel J. Boorstin

    Christian (@&%$#!) Laettner?

    A candidate for governor of Kentucky added another 15 minutes of fame to Laettner’s

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    Tennis teams wrap up season with regional play

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:11 pm

    Zach McFall and Bianca Soma both made it beyond the first round of the regional tournament held at Allen County/Scottsville last weekend with both falling in the third round. McFall lost a close match 5-7 and 5-7, while Soma fell to the number one

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    Bat Dawgs move to 9-10

    Posted May 5, 2015 at 6:11 pm




    Left, Reed Sloan took the mound in the first part of Thursday’s game against Monroe County. Above, Nate Matthews made contact during his at bat Thursday. The game was eventually cancelled due to weather

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    Things to do …

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Park Board regular meeting

    The Recreation Park Board is scheduled to hold its regular meeting Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. at Mountain View Park. The meeting is open to the general public.

    Boys and Girls Ranch Camp

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    Gibsons to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    John and Ruby Gibson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at the South Kentucky RECC building on Saturday, June 6 from 3-5 p.m. No formal invitations will be sent, family and friends come celebrate. No gifts please. 32-2c

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    Mission trip to Nepal completed

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    Keith McWhorter,

    Project Coordinator

    The Nepal mission was conducted from March 10-22, 2015. 16 Americans from Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Ohio, New Jersey and Kentucky

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    Fiscal court holds call meeting Tuesday morning

    Posted May 27, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held another early morning call meeting Tuesday morning, May 26 with five of six members present.

    The first item of business was a bill that had been left off of the claims and bills at last week’s regular

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    Wright receives Bluegrass scholarship

    Posted May 19, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Bluegrass Cellular has announced the recipients from the 2015 Bluegrass Cellular Scholarship Program, the company’s annual initiative to support local, college-bound high school seniors.

    Clinton County High School senior Brooke Wright

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