Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

Posted August 8, 2018 at 12:58 pm

School year starts, fall sports time is here

The sighting this week of those big, yellow school buses mean only one thing – with the start of another school year officially here, we are beginning the slow transition from no activities on the local sports scene – to a full plate with the start of fall sports seasons at CCHS.

As I mentioned in these spaces last week, the gridiron season will see our Bulldogs heading for Fort Knox next week for the August 17 season opener against the Eagles.

Local fans are in for a pre-season treat before that first game so mark your calendars – or type it in on your phone reminder apps if that’s the case – Meet the

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    July Circuit Court term sees several sentenced; York gets probation

    A busy term of Clinton Circuit Court was held on July 12 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a heavy docket, which saw several defendants either formally sentenced or reaching plea agreements.

    The following cases are those in which some type of resolutions were made or orders issued by the court.

    * Sentencing was held in the case of Commonwealth vs. Lisa Sue York, pursuant to an agreement reached on May 10.

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    Clinton residents charged with vehicle theft in neighboring Pickett County

    On Friday, July 27 at approximately 1:21 p.m., Trooper Jordan Carter assisted the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department with a stolen vehicle they located on the Sam Ayers Road where the driver had fled on foot.

    The vehicle had reportedly been stolen from a business in neighboring Pickett County, Tennessee and the overall pursuit apparently included the Pickett County Sheriff’s Department, Wayne County (KY) Sheriff’s Department, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police.

    Following a short foot pursuit, Clinton County

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    Baker signs with KCU

    Monday afternoon Ely Baker signed with Kentucky Christian University to play baseball in the upcoming fall. He was joined by his parents, Carla and Russell Baker, as well as Head Baseball Coach Jared Bertram, front row from left to right. Back row from left to right are assistant coaches Caleb York and Parker Means.

    KCU Head Coach Chris Hensley said he is very excited to have a very talented player to add to the new recruiting class. Baker is a 2018 Clinton

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    If you don’t like the weather in Kentucky,

    stick around a few minutes, it will change

    It’s been one of the strangest summer seasons weather wise that I can remember in recent years, and for that reason, not only has local sports activities suffered with rain outs then extreme heat then more rain, other events across the state have had problems as well.

    Case in point was this past weekend’s first stop in

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    Clinton Grand Jury returns bevy of July indictments

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened for a busy regular session on July 12, naming 13 individuals in true bills in open circuit court, including many multi-count charges and two people facing 22 separate charges alone in different, unrelated incidents.

    Several of the charges relating to indictments included both felony and misdemeanor offenses.

    The following indictments were handed down by the Clinton County Grand Jury in July:

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    Youth league baseball, softball starts Saturday

    The Albany Cal Ripken organization for youth baseball and softball will officially get underway Saturday as opening day ceremonies are set to begin at 9 a.m. with the annual parade, followed by the introduction of teams and the throwing out of the first pitch.

    This year, Chris Marlow will be heading up the league as president and with his first year at the top chair, he says it’s been a little difficult finding his place in that role.

    “There have

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    City council deals with broad agenda during brief meeting

    Albany City Council held a short regular meeting last Tuesday evening, April 3 with just enough for a quorum–four of six members–on hand.

    The council first approved a resolution authorizing participation in the State Employee Life insurance plan, which will be at a low cost to the city of $1 per month per employee, and no cost for employees unless they add on to the $20,000 term life policy of the plan.

    The council also approved a resolution declaring April

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    Clinton man indicted in Wayne after high speed, multi-county pursuit

    The case of a Clinton County man who led police on a multi-county vehicle pursuit on March 19 has been waived to the Wayne County Grand Jury.

    According to an article by Melody Phelps, News Editor, in an article in the Wayne County Outlook on April 4, Charlie K. York, 39, of Albany, appeared in Wayne District Court on Monday, March 26 on charges of fleeing or evading police first degree, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct second degree, possession of a controlled substance first degree (meth), possession of

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    Clinton Area Techstudent Fisher accepted into KYFAME

    Jacob Fisher will walk across the stage at Clinton County High School on May 18, 2018. Following graduation, Jacob will begin his journey with KYFAME by going to work for Camtech Manufacturing Solutions in Science Hill, Kentucky.

    Jacob will also be enrolling in the Advance Manufacturing Technician Program at Somerset Community College, with all expenses paid by CamTech.

    Jacob, the son of Brad and Brandi Fisher, of Albany, is the third student from Clinton

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