COVID-19 bi-weekly Q&A session with LCDHD/area media

Posted March 30, 2021 at 12:29 pm

A media Zoom meeting was held March 24, 2021 for our media partners and community.

Our panel consisted of:

Shawn Crabtree, Executive Director

Dr. Weyman, Medical Director

Stuart Spillman, Environmental Health Director

Tracy Aaron, Health Education Director, moderator

A list of questions was presented to our staff by the media. If you have questions for our next media Zoom meeting, feel free to contact the health educator at your local health department or reach out to Melonie Williams at the District Office at Melonie.williams@lcdhd.org or 606-678-4761 x 1127.

1. Early in the response, why

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    Baseball, softball and tennis take it outside

    Walker Casada made contact with a pitch during Monday’s game against Pulaski County at Emmitt Field. The Dawgs lost the contest 6-2.

    Makenzie Cope slid under a tag at third base Monday against Somerset Christian School. The Lady Bat Dawgs won the game by a final score of 14-1.

    Above, Dane Harlan returned a ball during Clinton County’s home match against Metcalfe County on Monday. The boys’

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    Wayne County Sheriff’s activity report

    Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron has reported the following arrest activity during the past week:

    Bobby L. Foster, of Monticello, Ky., was arrested on a Wayne County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to pay child support as ordered.

    Chantil Asberry, of Monticello, KY., was arrested on Wayne County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear for Contempt of Court.

    Foster and Asberry were lodged in the Wayne County Detention

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    Clinton ends season in regional

    Sunday’s first round regional against Bowling Green started out with high hopes of moving on and continuing the season, but the end result saw Clinton County end its season with a 20-5 record with the 66-50 loss.

    Clinton County 50

    Bowling Green 66

    Bowling Green’s first point of the game came from the free throw line inside the first 20 seconds.

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    Dawgs look to 3-peat district title

    The Clinton County Bulldogs took one step closer to extending its post season Sunday afternoon by defeating Cumberland County, 60-53, in the first round of the 16th District Tournament.

    With Sunday’s win, Clinton County will have a berth in the 4th Region Tournament.

    The Dawgs started out a little on the rocky side as Cumberland County scored the first two points of the game.

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    CCHS Principal Dearborn updates school board during work session

    After having to cancel its regular business meeting in February, the Clinton County School Board held its monthly work session for the month of March last Thursday.

    All board members were present for the half-hour meeting, which had a limited agenda.

    After approving the agenda as presented, the board first heard a presentation from first year Clinton County High School Principal Kenneth Dearborn, who discussed things that were taking place at the high school during an unusually turbulent school year…the

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    16th District Tourney begins Sunday

    With a shortened and altered season behind them after the final regular season games being played this week, the Clinton County Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs will put those games behind them and head into next week’s 16th District Tournament as post-season play gets underway across Kentucky.

    This year’s 16th District Tournament will be played at Cumberland County High School and due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, tournament organizers went with extra measures to attempt to protect those attending next week’s tournament by holding only one game per

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    Drug arrests continue locally

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    Donnie Lee

    The war on drugs in and around Albany and Clinton County continues as local area and state law enforcement officers continue to arrest and jail drug offenders from Albany and Clinton County as well as outside residents who commit drug related offenses here.

    The most recent drug-related arrests have seen several lodged in both the Clinton County Jail as well as the Wayne County Detention Center in neighboring Monticello, according to reports from agencies.

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    Sparks dies in single car accident

    A Clinton County man has died as the result of injuries he sustained in a single vehicle accident last week.

    Joshua Sparks, 44, of the Lee’s Chapel Community, passed away at The Med Center at Albany, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

    According to a press release from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, Sparks was operating a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu east on Kentucky 90 when it ran off the left side of the highway, struck a rock embankment and

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    ‘Spring forward’ Sunday

    Winter is winding down and many residents’ favorite season, spring, is now just days away. And the season isn’t a favorite just because it brings warmer weather, and greenery to the landscape, but longer days with more daylight.

    The month of March not only ushers in springtime in Kentucky and many other parts of the country, but also brings Daylight Saving Time back for about a seven month stretch, meaning an extra hour of light to the day and shorter nights.

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