Baby Show is Saturday, Gospel Singing, 2S events Sunday

Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Foothills fun gets early start this weekend

The rainy conditions and colder temperatures we experience last week brought leaves to the ground and sweatshirts out all across Albany and Clinton County

Although predictions are for a return to warmer and sunnier conditions than we all experienced this past weekend, that sudden blast of cooler temperatures brought to mind for most the realization that summer is certainly over with and the fall season has arrived.

With those thoughts of the season change, also come the thoughts of the fast approaching favorite weekend of the fall for the majority of those living here, the annual Foothills Festival.

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    Car Fire calls firefighters to the scene

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    The Albany Fire Department was called to the scene of a car fire late Sunday night, October 4, on South Hwy. 127. Albany Fire Chief Robert Roeper said the fire was confined to the engine when firefighters

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    Schools report card is good, district moves up in state rankings

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    The Kentucky Department of Education released results of the Unbridled College/Career Preparedness for the All Accountability System test score report cards for each school district last Thursday, October 1.

    Even though the Clinton County school district overall, as well as individual schools,

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    Spring Creek Airport building destroyed in Sunday night fire

    Posted September 2, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Fire erupted late Sunday night at Spring Creek Airport completely destroying the old office building and motel that sits on the property.
    According to Albany Fire Chief Robert Roeper, the only thing firefighters could do was make sure the fire was contained to the building

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    Court votes to purchase truck for road department

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, with only four members that make up the court present, attended a special called meeting last Thursday afternoon, October 1 with only one item of business on the agenda.

    Only three magistrates–Hershell Key, Terry

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    Roller Coaster Yard Sale is Thursday through Saturday

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    Although not near as large, as long, or as much a draw of bargain hunters as the U.S. 127 Corridor Sale held each August, the Roller Coaster Yard Sale, touted as the word’s oldest and most authentic, will take place this weekend, Thursday through Saturday, October

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    General election deadlines announced

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    If you’re a sports fan in Kentucky, many people look past the ongoing football season ahead to November when basketball starts. In off-year elections, it is sometimes much of the same, as most people are looking ahead to the ever-heated presidential and federal elections of 2016

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    Park board action clears way for walking track resurfacing

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    The Recreation Park Board’s Executive Committee, meeting in special session last Thursday evening, September 24, put some final touches on a major project at Mountain View Park that will not only see the much used walking track resurfaced, but other areas inside the facility as well.

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    September session of Clinton Circuit Court held

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    The monthly session of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, September 10 with Judge David L. Williams presiding over several cases on the docket. The following are cases in which some type resolutions were reached, ruling made, or trial dates scheduled.


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    County accepts FLEX funds for road repairs

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a brief call meeting Thursday morning, September 24 in the judge/executive’s office with all members present and one item of business on the agenda.

    The court, on a motion by Magistrate Hershell Key, voted unanimously to

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    Fiscal court accepts tax rates

    Posted September 22, 2015 at 7:18 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court dealt with a full agenda, including revisiting a couple of previous votes, during a busy regular meeting last Thursday, September 17 with all members present.

    The court also voted to dedicate the Clinton County Circuit Courtroom in honor

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    Keeping Seniors safe . . .

    Posted September 22, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    Several local citizens were on hand at the Clinton County Community Center last Friday for the first Safe Senior Citizens Symposium. The event featured several agencies, businesses and others from the community, discussing and promoting concerns that

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    Dawgs get tough down the stretch – pick up hard earned win

    Our Bulldogs, after coming off a loss the week before, stepped up and showed some toughness down the stretch as they held on this past

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    College (revenue) sports, have we lost the meaning?

    A layer of cynicism has descended over events originally intended to buoy the spirit, steel our arguments at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club meeting.

    Winning, whatever the cost, seems to

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    Dawgs host Lynn Camp this week

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    The Clinton County Bulldogs traveled to Metcalfe County Friday night and picked up its third loss of the season, 48-0.

    Other than losing the game,

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    Dawgs suffer another loss, enter Friday at 3-3

    Seems the wheels fell off of the plan for the Bulldogs Friday night over in Edmonton as the Hornets bested Clinton County from start to finish.

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Kentucky fans saw it, and those who care about these things, saw it too. A growth spurt. Patrick Towles’ face was matter-of-fact after Missouri had been sent packing last week.

    UK’s quarterback had done poorly against Florida and taken a beating too.

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    Volley Dawgs fall to Monroe

    Posted September 22, 2015 at 6:35 pm

    Autumn McCutchen got under a ball during Monday’s match against Monroe County. The Lady Volley Dawgs lost in two games, 25-5 and 25-15.

    Above, Jana Mullins put the

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    Sports in Kentucky by Bob Watkins

    Posted September 22, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    In a week of higher-than-usual hopes, college fans for the Commonwealth’s big three were sent home with a single collective sentiment to cover all, “… just kinda speechless.”

    Winless Louisville on Thursday, unbeatens Western Kentucky and Kentucky on Saturday dealt their faithful

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted September 22, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    Dawgs pick up loss Friday

    A separate article appears elsewhere this week in Sports with more details, but long story short – the gridiron Dawgs picked up a loss Friday night over in south-central Kentucky when they

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    Joseph Lee Stockton II

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    Joe and Rachel Stockton are proud to announce the birth of their son, Joseph Lee Stockton II. Joseph arrived at 4:04 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky. He weighed 7 pounds, 4

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    Bulldog Battalion Raiders place at EKU Cadet Stakes

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    The Clinton County High School Bulldog Battalion took second place in the grueling First Aid and Litter Course, during the Eastern Kentucky University JROTC Cadet Stakes competition, September, 19, 2015. The event started with the team carrying

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    Bulldog Battalion Raiders place at Allen County

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Clinton County High School JROTC Bulldog Raiders had a great day at the Allen County Patriot Challenge, September, 26, 2015, at Allen County/Scottsville High School, Scottsville, Kentucky. The Clinton County All Female Raider Team won third place overall

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    South Kentucky RECC celebrates Member Appreciation Day

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    October is recognized nationally as National Cooperative Month. South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is proud to be a part of the celebration of cooperatives. The cooperative has for nearly 80 years served the 66,000 member-owners that receive electricity from

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    Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Began October 1

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Arson Investigation Bloodhounds Will Be Used

    The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is using noses and paws to catch arsonists as the fall wildfire season, which runs from October 1 through December 15, gets underway.

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    Healthy Notes …

    Posted October 7, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Health tips for

    heart, mind and body

    Source: WebMD

    Unhealthy lifestyle. It’s a common contributor of our biggest health problems: stroke,

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    Colton Conner Shelley

    Posted September 30, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    Easton Shelley is proud to announce the birth of his baby brother, Colton Conner Shelley. Colton was born July 30, 2015 at 4:32 p.m. at Livingston Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and was 19 3/4 inches long.

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