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Bat Dawgs get win at home

Posted March 22, 2017 at 9:14 am

Jacob Bertram took the mound Monday against Red Boiling Springs. The Bat Dawgs jumped out with an early lead and was able to maintain that lead, picking up the 10-0 win. Clinton County is 2-1 on the year.

Jeffery Collins was successful with a hit and run during the first inning to advance a runner to third. The runner eventually scored to give Clinton County an early 1-0 lead. The Dawgs won the game 10-0.

Holden Shepard made contact with a pitch during Clinton County’s home game on Monday against Red Boiling Springs.

    Court session sees pretrial conferences in attempted murder cases

    A monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, March 2 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over several cases, with some defendants receiving formal sentences, others reaching plea agreements and several trial dates being set.

    Pretrial conferences were held in some cases involving attempted murder and other charges.

    Ricky Lee York, who is charged with first degree arson, three counts of attempted murder and four counts of second degree persistent felony offender, had a new trial date scheduled for July 18 and 19. He was

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    Racket Dawgs take the court for first time this season

    Matthew Wells returned the ball over the net during Clinton County’s first game Monday against Clay County, Tennessee. The Racket Dawgs have been plagued with rainy weather to start the season.

    Mackenzie Kerney put the ball over the net during her doubles match on Monday despite the cold rain. Clinton County hosted Clay County, Tennessee in its first match of the season.

    Wayne accepts animal shelter buy-out, will build own

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    [Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted from the March 1 Wayne County Outlook by News Editor Melodie Phelps]

    As of May, Wayne County will no longer partner in the Tri-County Animal Shelter. Magistrates have accepted a buy-out offer from Clinton County for $30,578 and are moving ahead with plans to establish an animal shelter in Wayne County.

    Fiscal court met in special session on Thursday, February 23 specifically to address the buy-out offer from Clinton County. The unanimous vote by

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    Dawgs end season

    Senior Brett Gibson put up a shot during the first half against Russellville Monday night in the semi-finals of the 4th Region Tournament.

    Senior Jamison Summers drove the lane, put up a shot and was fouled during the first half of Monday’s semi-finals round of the 4th Region Tournament. Summers finished with 8 points.

    Senior Colin Langford went up for a

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    Mark Dalton, business owner, football coach, dies at 55

    A well-known local business owner and a member of the Clinton County High School football coaching staff died suddenly Friday evening after suffering an apparent heart-related incident.

    Mark A. Dalton, 55, died Friday after being treated for an apparent heart-related incident at the Medical Center – Albany.

    Dalton owned and operated M.A.D. Plumbing in Albany and was a Master Plumber in addition to being a licensed

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    Local ag community getting ready for spring planting

    by Bree Boils, FFA Intern Reporter

    Spring is just around the corner and farmers in Clinton County are already starting to get ready for the planting season.

    Colby Guffey, Ag and Natural Resources Agent with the Clinton County Extension Office, said this growing season could be good

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    Rec/Park board gearing up for another full, busy season

    The Recreation Park Board’s executive committee and other members–five total present–held its first regular meeting of the year last Thursday night, February 23 and began discussing the upcoming spring and summer seasons that usually fill the park from early April until early fall each year.

    Board treasurer Gina Poore was absent from the meeting due to illness, but park director Bobby Reneau informed the board that the checkbook balance was about at “zero,” at this particular point. However, with the most recent added input of funding from the city and county, quarterly

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    Clinton Health Board holds annual meeting

    The Clinton County Health Board, meeting with a vast majority of members present, covered a lot of ground Monday night at the Clinton County Health Department conference room, meeting for an hour and 40 minutes.

    Shawn Crabtree, Director of the Lake Cumberland District Health Department and secretary for the local board, gave a brief overview of the local department’s budget, included surplus funding from mini-grants that could be used for health related projects in the county.

    The excess funds of $19,000 was included in the proposed budget presented

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    Dawgs win district

    The Clinton County Bulldogs advanced to the championship game of the 16th District Tournament Friday night by defeating Metcalfe County in the opening round, 81-51. The Dawgs faced Russell County in the championship and came out with a victory and district title, 69-51.

    It was somewhat of a slow start, compared to previous games, for the Dawgs, but Clinton County stayed strong on defense which kept Clinton County on top in the early minutes.

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