Dawgs win big on ‘Pink Out’ night

Posted February 8, 2017 at 10:11 am

The Clinton County Bulldogs went 1-2 on the week with wins over Holmes in the Robbie Davis Memorial Classic on Saturday and the Dawgs picked up a win on Monday night against McCreary County. The only loss for the week came on Friday night, when the Dawgs traveled to Madison Southern, to move to 19-7 on the year.

Clinton County 59

McCreary County 43

The Clinton County Bulldogs started Monday night’s game on a somewhat of a slow start as McCreary County jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead in the first three minutes of the game.

Clinton County’s first basket came from the

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    Dawgs pick up OT win in style

    The Clinton County Bulldogs picked up three impressive wins last week to move its record to 17-6 on the year.

    Tuesday night, the Dawgs secured the number one spot in the district rankings by defeating Metcalfe County to move to a perfect 6-0 district record.

    On Friday night, Clinton County played host to Allen County/Scottsville and pulled off the one point victory in overtime.

    The team’s final game of the week came on Saturday when the

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    Sen. Wise holds ‘Town Hall’ meeting here

    Kentucky Senator Max Wise (R-Campbellsville), addressed several local residents who attended his “Town Hall” style of meeting Friday at the Clinton County Courthouse. Wise, whose senate district includes Clinton County, holds the sessions on a regular basis to keep his constituents informed of legislative developments.

    Senator Max Wise came to Albany last week and held a “Town Hall” meeting in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse on Friday, January 20.

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    Construction begins on another nearby portion of U.S. 127

    Construction on a section of realignment of U.S. 127 in Russell County is set to begin next week, meaning that the project has moved yet another step closer to seeing the highway being completed through Russell County and Clinton County.

    According to a press release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), it recently awarded a contract for the realignment of U.S. 127 in Russell County.

    The $24.2 million project will realign a

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    Fiscal court begins year with more split votes

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its first regular meeting with all members on hand last Thursday evening, January 19. The one-hour and 10-minute session saw different issues being discussed and again, several “split” votes on issues that pertained to finances in one way or another.

    The court did approve the monthly treasurer’s report, fund transfers and voted to pay “most” of the claims and bills. However, during discussion on claims and bills, there was a total of three motions made, with two of those resulting in tie votes among the six magistrates.

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    Plans for spay/neuter clinic progressing

    There has been some vast improvements to the make-up and coordination at the Tri-County Animal shelter over the past few months, and as an extension to that progress, Albany and Clinton County residents may soon see an added way to help keep their animals healthier, as well as alleviate some of the numbers of stray cats and dogs in the county.

    Janet Brummett, Animal Shelter Coordinator, began the process of trying to bring a spay and neuter clinic to Albany a couple of months ago, and now with the help of a

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    New phone scam warning issued

    The new year is barely underway, but some things never–including criminals and con artists–don’t turn over a new leaf, but in many cases, just find new ways to try and scam unsuspecting people out of their hard earned money.

    Such has been the case already this year, including here in Clinton County, as well as other nearby area swith law enforcement reporting different types of phone scams in recent weeks.

    Last week, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office went to social media site Facebook to warn residents of a

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    Harmon releases Audit of Clinton County Sheriff’s Tax Settlement

    State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the sheriff’s settlement–2015 taxes for Clinton County Sheriff Jim Guffey. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account, and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

    Auditing standards require the auditor’s letter to communicate whether the sheriff’s settlement presents fairly the taxes

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    Lady Dawgs fall to Monroe in All ‘A’

    The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs dropped two games last week and move to 7-14 on the year. On Wednesday night, Clinton County traveled to Monroe County to take on the Lady Falcons in the semi-finals of the All “A” Classic Regional game. The Lady Dawgs lost the contest 65-26.

    On Saturday night, Clinton County hosted Garrard County and despite being within reach of the victory with a minute remaining in the game, Garrard County held on to

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    Lady Dawgs advance, Bulldogs fall in All ‘A’ Classic regional

    The Clinton Lady Bulldogs, shown above gathered around head coach Darrell Thompson during a time-out huddle last week, picked up an important win Monday night in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Classic regional tournament. The Lady Dawgs traveled to Russellville Monday and picked up a first round victory over the host Lady Panthers, 38-36, following a buzzer beating basket by senior Macy Campbell that resulted in the victory rather than an overtime period. As a result, Clinton County traveled to Monroe County on Wednesday

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