Dawgs drop three games

Posted February 7, 2018 at 9:58 am

The Clinton County Bulldogs dropped three games last week at the hands of Campbellsville on Tuesday night, 56-55, Somerset on Saturday, 60-52 and McCreary Central on Monday night, 61-60.

Clinton County did pick up a win against Madison Southern on Friday night, 80-65.

Clinton Coutny 60

McCreary Central 61

The Bulldogs had trouble with the 9-13 McCreary Central Raiders Monday night of this week after yet another slow start to the game.

Clinton County’s Ely Baker knocked down a three pointer to get points on the board for the Bulldogs, but a 5-0 run by the Raiders

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    Fiscal court special meeting

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a short special call meeting Monday morning, January 29 with all members present except magistrate Hershel Key.

    There were only two items of business on the agenda as the court voted to approve a cash transfer and pay claims and bills prior to adjourning.

    The next regular meeting of Clinton Fiscal Court is scheduled for Thursday, February 15 at 5 p.m. and is open to the general public.

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    Dawgs fall in second round

    The Clinton County Bulldogs took its game to Richmond, Kentucky last week to play in the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic at McBrayer Arena on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.

    Although Clinton County came up across the number 12 ranked team in the state during the second round, bringing an early departure from the tournament, Clinton County fans still bleed blue after the Dawgs fell in the second round.


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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–2016 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 for the sheriff’s tax account, and the other reporting on the audit for the fee account to operate the office.

    Auditing standards require the auditor’s letter to communicate whether

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    Whooping cough outbreak in neighboring Cumberland County

    Submitted by

    Dr. Christine Weyman

    Medical Director for

    Lake Cumberland District Health Department

    Cumberland County has experienced a whooping cough (Pertussis) outbreak. It is possible that other communities in the Lake Cumberland area may also see cases. Pertussis is a respiratory infection that is easily spread from person to person by coughing or sneezing.

    Initially the symptoms are

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    Norman Dale Cole

    Norman Dale Cole, 61, Albany, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at The Medical Center-Albany. He was the son of the late Norman R. Cole and a Vietnam veteran.

    He is survived by his wife, Diana Cole; his mother, Vela Cole, Albany; two daughters, Angie (Brandon) Bow, Albany; Erica Cole, Houston, Texas; and two grandchildren, Makayla Morrison and Drayton Cole.

    Funeral services were held Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Talbott

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    Margaret Ester (Grider) Moore

    Margaret Ester (Grider) Moore, 77, Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Cumberland County Hospital. She was a member of Marrowbone United Methodist Church.

    She is survived by her children, Ray Moore and Jimmy Moore, both of Marrowbone, Kentucky; Betty Grider, Burkesville, Kentucky; two sisters, Doris Humphrey and Mary Edith Branham Cox, both of Muncie, Indiana; also seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

    Funeral services were held January 17, 2018 at Norris-New

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    Danny A. Guffey

    Danny A. Guffey, 70, Albany, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at VA Leestown Center, Lexington, Kentucky. He was a member of Peolia United Methodist Church, a Vietnam veteran and a former employee of the City of Albany Water Department.

    He is survived by his wife, Cindy Guffey; three sons and daughters-in-law, Danny Darrell and Tammy Guffey; David Wade and Vicki Guffey; Robert Dean and Rosalee Guffey, all of Albany; a step-son, Kevin Lee Atkins of Indiana; two sisters, Glenda

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    Stephen D. Clark

    Stephen D. Clark, 54, Albany; passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Betty Jean Clark.

    He is survived by his father, Bill Clark, Albany; a sister, Marcina Clark, Nashville, Tennessee; four brothers, Doug (Rhonda) Clark, Milan, Tennessee; Mike Clark, Delphi, Indiana; David Clark, Somerset, Kentucky; Danny (Shelly) Clark, Albany; also several nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services were held Friday, January

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