Volley Dawgs win district championship

Posted October 18, 2017 at 8:59 am

Left, Kristen Branham went up for a kill during Clinton County’s first round game against Cumberland County on Monday night. Clinton County went on to defeat the Lady Panthers and defeated Russell County in the finals. Above, Abby Weston got a dig during Clinton County’s game against Cumberland County.

Kayli Hadley went up for a kill during the first game of Monday night’s district game against Cumberland County. The Lady Volley Dawgs defeated the Lady Panthers 3-0 and defeated Russell County in five games, 3-2, in the finals.

Bobbiann Key, Kayli Hadley and Autumn McCutchen were named to the 2017 All District Team Monday night during the district tourament awards ceremony.

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    Dawgs move record to 5-2 on the year

    The Clinton County Bulldogs move to 5-2 on the year with only two games remaining in the season.

    The Dawgs will finish with a winning record and according to Head Coach Jamie Miller, it will be the first winning season Clinton County has had since the return of football.

    “We came out really hot and had a continous clock in the first quarter,” Miller said. “It seemed like in five or six minutes it

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    Clinton County receives grant to preserve local records

    State Librarian and Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) Commissioner Terry Manuel announced that Clinton County Clerk Sheila Booher has received a grant totaling $23,984 from the KDLA to preserve and manage local government records.

    Thirty-nine grants have been awarded throughout the state for a total of $601,177 from the first round of funding from fiscal year 2018 Local Records Program grant funds. The next round of grants will be awarded in December.

    Funds for the program come from

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    Dawgs get shutout in second half, more than $700 raised for Relay for Life

    The Clinton County Bulldogs were back at home for the first of a two game home stand last Friday night hosting Lynn Camp.

    Clinton County jumped out to a 14-0 lead before allowing Lynn Camp to score a touchdown and earn the two point conversion to make the score 14-8 in favor of the Bulldogs.

    On the next trip down the field, Clinton County scored, but failed to covert the

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    York formally sentenced, other circuit cases resolved

    A Celina, Tennessee man who was originally charged with three counts of attempted murder in relation to a residential fire in Clinton County that occurred on Old Kentucky Road in the Huntersville community in 2016 was formally sentenced two weeks ago in Clinton Circuit Court.

    Ricky Lee York, who pled guilty to amended charges prior to his trial beginning at noon August 14, was given a 15 year sentence by Circuit Judge David L. Williams during proceedings on Thursday, September 14 in Clinton Circuit Court.

    York, who is

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    Fiscal court accepts tax rates, discusses road issues

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting last Thursday evening with all court members on hand and primarily only general items of business, including tax rates and road department related items on the agenda.

    The court first dealt with routine issues including acknowledging the treasurer’s report, paying claims and bills and approving fund transfers.

    During discussion on claims and bills, the issue of tornado sirens, which have been purchased by grants, was discussed with Director of Emergency Services Director Lonnie Scott. Two more sirens are on the

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    Clinton Grand Jury hands down several true bills, majority involving multiple drug charges

    The Clinton County Grand Jury had a busy regular session on Thursday, September 14, handing down a host of indictment charges against some 16 different individuals. Most of the true bills, returned in open Clinton Circuit Court, involved multiple charges, many being drug related alleged offenses.

    Also, some charges involved in multiple count true bills included misdemeanor charges.

    The following indictments were handed down by the local grand jury in September:

    * Ashley D. Fairchild, the alleged offenses of operating a vehicle while under

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    Clinton students graduate from Rogers Explorers program

    Clinton County students Kendra Cross and Abbigale Young graduated from The Center for Rural Development’s 2017 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    Cross is the daughter of Brad and Stacy Cross of Albany. Young is the daughter of Kevan and Lezlee Young of Albany.

    The Rogers Explorers program is an educational leadership program that provides hands-on learning opportunities for middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their math,

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    Freddie Jackson Daniel

    Freddie Jackson Daniel, 69, Bowling Green, Kentucky and formerly of Albany, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at The Medical Center-Bowling Green. He was the son of the late Clyde and Colene (Thrasher) Daniel and was also preceded in death by a son, John Stephen Davis and a brother, Russell Daniel.

    He is survived by his wife, Wilma Sue Daniel, Bowling Green, Kentucky; four daughters, Debbie Stockton; Sonya (Brent) Gartner, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Sheila (Tommy) Brown, Jackie (Bill) Marcum, Albany; three brothers, Wayne (Kathy),

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