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The Albany Fire Department responded to a house fire behind Save-A-Lot Tuesday night that did some major damage to the structure.

Posted February 3, 2016 at 3:33 pm

Fire Chief Robert Roeper said no one was in the house at the time of the fire and that the fire seemed to have started in the bathroom.

“It started in the bathroom and moved down the hallway and got up into the attic,” Roeper said. “There was a space heater in the bathroom and I suspect the fire started from it.”

Fire fighters performed an inside attack on the flames and got it under control before the entire structure was consumed.

“There is a lot of smoke damage, but it’s fixable,” Roeper said.

During the winter months, space heaters and fireplaces are used to keep homes warm. Roeper said to

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    January circuit court report

    Posted February 3, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    The first 2016 year term of Clinton Circuit Court was conducted Thursday, January 7 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.

    The following are cases in which some type of final resolutions were made, such as sentencing, plea agreements and/or trial dates

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    Solid waste hauler contracts renewed

    Posted January 26, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held its first regular meeting of the year last Thursday, January 21 with a busy agenda and some important items of business to be discussed. Five of six members were present for the approximate one hour meeting, which saw a couple of

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    Absentee deadline set for GOP caucus

    Posted January 26, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Although the first ever Republican Presidential Caucus coming up in early March will be much different than a normal election, it will also have at least a few similarities. One of which is that registered Republicans, even if they can’t take part at the caucus location,

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    State names Irwin to school board

    Posted January 20, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    The Clinton County school board is now back at full strength as life-long Clinton native Crystal Irwin was recently appointed by the Kentucky Department of Education to fill the seat left vacant last fall by Junior Cecil. Cecil had stepped

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    School board meeting has full agenda

    Posted January 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education began 2016 with a new board member and busy agenda for its first regular business meeting of the new year on a cold Monday evening, January 18 with all members present. The meeting was the first official session attended by newly

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