Football team routs Raiders

Posted September 11, 2019 at 1:32 pm

The Clinton County Bulldogs won its first game of the season Friday night during its road game to McCreary Central.

Head Coach Rocky Tallent said the game started off slow for the Bulldogs, but his team was able to recover and come out with the 35-7 win.

“We actually got the opening kick off and put together a really nice drive,” Tallent said. “We made a mistake in the passing game and threw an interception. They had a pretty nice return on it and defensively we didn’t play that well on the first drive.”

Tallent said McCreary Central scored off of Clinton County’s turnover to lead the game, 7-0.

Tallent said on the following kick return,

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    Football team falls to Celina

    The Clinton County Football team opened its season Friday night against Celina, Tennessee.

    The Dawgs are coming off a 9-1 season and looking to improve on that, however, the Bulldogs of Celina had other plans.

    According to Head Coach Rocky Tallent, Clinton County had control of the offensive side of the ball throughout the first half.

    “It was

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    August circuit court session held

    The August terms of Clinton Circuit Court and Clinton Grand Jury were held August 8. Circuit Judge David L. Williams presided over the Clinton Circuit Court docket with the following official actions being taken.

    * Sentencing was held in the case of Commonwealth vs. Daniel J. Cappiello, pursuant to a plea agreement reached on July 25.

    The defendant pled guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance with a six year sentence imposed. The Commonwealth opposed probation. The defendant shall also

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    Volley Dawgs start season at 5-0

    The Clinton County Volley Dawgs have started its season with an impressive 5-0 mark, including a three peat as 4th Region All “A” Classic Champions. A separate article can be found on page 1. Above left, Taylor Cross got under a ball during last week’s home game against Livingston Academy. Above right, Autumn McCutchen went up for a kill in the same game. Clinton County completely dominated the match, winning the first game 25-20, and the second game, 25-14. Clinton County has only played

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    New Extension facility will add 5,400 square feet

    Most people who drive by the Clinton County Extension Office have noticed some construction being done.

    In addition to being used by the local agriculture industry and the Clinton County Extension Board, the facility also houses services that are offered through the parent entity, officially recognized as the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Food and Environment Food and Extension Services.

    Construction crews have been working for about

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    Play ball

    (and run some too)

    Fall sports preview

    included this week

    Whether you are a fan of kicking, passing, spiking or putting the ball, or maybe a fan of just running through the fields – or all of the above, this week’s Clinton County News has a treat for you.

    Our annual look at the players, teams and coaches that

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    Fiscal court deals with tax rates, IRS debt last week

    Clinton County Fiscal Court had a busier than usual regular meeting last Thursday, August 15 with all members present. The session lasted an hour-and-a-half, which included a 35-minute closed session.

    Tax rates, personnel, back payments to the IRS and a presentation from a Census Bureau representative were only a few items of business on the agenda.

    After acknowledging the monthly treasurer’s report and approving claims and bills and a long list of fund transfers, the court heard a presentation from

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    School board meets Monday

    Clinton County Board of Education held a busy regular meeting Monday with all members present, including Leslie Stockton being there via teleconference from out of town.

    The meeting was opened by words of inspiration and prayer by Pastor Jerry Ridge.

    Superintendent Tim Parsons, under his initiative “Bulldog Boost” then recognized several students and some adults for some achievements, i.e. Rogers Scholars program participants and student pick-up system at Albany Elementary, among others.

    Some

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    True to his word . . .

    As was reported in last week’s Clinton County News, Virgil Malone said he was going to try and alleviate the rattlesnake population in the Cartwright Community of Clinton County and help out the residents of that area by reducing the population of the venomous snakes.

    Returning with a second hefty rattlesnake, Malone killed this second rattlesnake in the same area. The snake measured 49 inches in length and had four rattles and one button.