Dawgs pick up three wins

Posted February 6, 2019 at 9:28 am

The Clinton County Bulldogs added three “Ws” to the win column last week with a road trip win against Madison Southern, and a home win against Glasgow in the Robbie Davis Memorial Classic on Saturday, as well as a home win against McCreary Central Monday night.

Clinton County 55

McCreary Central 48

The Dawgs opened up with a quick 4-0 start against McCreary Central Monday night, and what should have been a victory in blowout fashion, turned into a pretty competitive game on both ends of the floor.

Both teams went back and forth during the first quarter and Clinton County couldn’t find that

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    Dawgs fall in opening round of All ‘A’ State

    In a game that was nip and tuck from start to finish and took an extra four minute overtime period to decide an outcome, the Clinton County Bulldogs fell victim to a higher rated Shelby Valley Wildcat squad Thursday, 66-63.

    The loss for the Dawgs came in opening round action of the All “A” Classic State Tournament in the Paul McBrayer Arena on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.


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    Dawgs are 4th region All ‘A’ Champs

    The Clinton County Bulldogs will travel this week to Richmond, Kentucky and to McBrayer Arena to compete in the All “A” Classic State Tournament.

    The Dawgs won the 4th Region title for the second year in a row after defeating Metcalfe County in the first round, Monroe County in the semi-finals and Cumberland County in the finals on Friday night.

    Clinton County 81

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    School board holds long work session prior to Monday’s regular meeting

    Clinton County Board of Education held a lengthy work session Thursday, January 17, prior to its regular meeting Monday night.

    A few presentations and several topics were discussed during the one hour and 40-minute session, which ironically began with the announcement that board chairperson Paula Key had resigned the week before and it being the first official meeting for new board member Bobbi Ann Bair.

    All other active board members were present for the meeting.

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    Clinton Middle School entered in national education contest

    Schools Receiving Most People’s Choice Votes Will Win $8,000 Each

    Clinton County Middle School has entered a $200,000 national education contest hoping for a chance at one of the 13 prizes that will be awarded to recognize the most unique and inventive K-12 program.

    In addition to completing an online application for the annual Follett Challenge, Clinton County Middle School also submitted a short video to promote its program that teaches students the 21st century skills they need to

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    Mayor Pierce terminates longtime Police Chief Guffey

    A long-time individual who has worked decades in law enforcement, including over 20 years as Albany Police Chief, serving under two different mayors, was relieved of those duties by new mayor Lyle Pierce last week.

    Mayor Pierce confirmed Friday, January 11 that he had in fact terminated Ernest Guffey.

    The move, which apparently was unexpected to most, was reportedly effective immediately and Albany Police Officer Chris Neal has been appointed to serve as interim police chief until a permanent replacement

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    After best season ever, Miller is hanging up his coach’s whistle

    After being Clinton County’s head football coach for 10 years, and finishing with the best record in school history at 9-1, Jamie Miller has decided to hang up his whistle at Clinton County and resign from the head coaching position.

    There had been some back and forth with his position as head coach following this year’s record season.

    Miller said after his season evaluation, he was given the choice to resign or recommended not to

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    ‘A’ great start

    Clinton County Bulldog Chase Stines was fouled as he put up this shot Monday night in Edmonton during opening round action of the 4th Region All “A” Classic basketball tournament. The Dawgs won the tournament game, defeating Metcalfe County 68-44 and Stines finished with 20 points.

    Clinton County next travels to Elkton to take on Monroe County in semi-final action, with hopes of advancing to Friday night’s championship game and the crown jewel of returning to next week’s All ‘A’ Classic State

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    After serving decades as jailer, Gene Ferrill sits on city council

    Gene Ferrill is now serving in his new political role as a member of the Albany City Council, becoming one of three new faces on that governmental body.

    Ferrill, however, is not new to the political arena and somewhat a household name in Albany and Clinton County due to both his work and political history.

    The new council member, who grew up in the Desda community, also served Clinton County as jailer for a

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    Lois Haddix, first Lady Bulldog coach, dies at 83

    The first head basketball coach of the Clinton County High School girls’ basketball program in the modern-day era, Lois Haddix, passed away last week in Berea, Kentucky. She was 83 years old.

    Haddix took the helm of the girls’ basketball program at Clinton County High School as the head coach of the Lady Bulldogs for the 1974-75 season.

    She continued in that position for three seasons, through the 1976-77 season, handing the program

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