Park board’s executive committee meets

Posted October 31, 2018 at 3:43 pm

The Clinton County Rec/Park Board’s Executive Committee held its final meeting of the year last Thursday night with five members on hand, as well as part-time park director Tim Moons and maintenance director Michael Hood.

The board first discussed the new fields that have been constructed, largely with the help of coach Todd Messer. The fields are in great shape and were almost complete as of early this week.

The committee also accepted the sole proposal from Jerry Ridge to construct the new dugouts at the ballfields, which is to be completed by March 1 of next year.

Funding for the dugout project is coming from final money available through the Healthy Hometown Coalition.

A $1,000

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    Clinton grand jury holds October session

    The Clinton County Grand Jury convened in regular session October 11, naming five individuals in true bills returned in open circuit court.

    Four of the five individuals were charged with multiple counts.

    The following indictments were handed down in October:

    (Charges not noted otherwise are felony related.)

    * Jennifer Stockton: The alleged offenses of possession of a controlled substance not in original container, two counts (Class

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    October session of Clinton Circuit Court held

    The monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held October 11 with Judge David L. Williams presiding over another heavy docket.

    The following are cases in which sentencing, agreements, trial dates, or other types of final resolutions were made in cases.

    * Sentencing was held in the case of Commonwealth vs. Danny Hall, pursuant to an agreement effectuated on September 6.

    The defendant pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance first degree

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    School board holds October meeting

    Clinton County Board of Education held its monthly meeting last Thursday, October 11 with three of four active members present.

    The board first approved board minutes, voted to pay claims and bills and approved between meeting disbursements, as well as approving several school related trips throughout the current school term.

    Three reports were heard during the session, including the monthly finance report from Finance Director Mike Reeves; the Superintendent’s report by Charlotte Nasief and the attendance report for the second

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    Council takes up several topics at September meeting

    Albany City Council either discussed and/or voted on various items of business during its regular meeting last Tuesday, October 5 with all council members present.

    The council first voted to close part of the Westview Subdivision by allowing the landowners to erect a gate to the property where a subdivision is being planned in west Albany near what is known as Cherry Lane.

    During the council’s September meeting, some developers of the property made the request and city legal advisor

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    Committee calls for new generation of citizens to mobilize for better schools

    (The following is from a press release from The Prichard Committee, an education advocacy organization in Kentucky)


    The latest Kentucky test scores released last week show student performance declining in most areas and achievement gaps widening in Kentucky schools and communities.

    Our public schools have made great progress in the last generation and today that progress is at risk. To stem the decline and chart a course of renewed progress, citizens must

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    IDA holds call meeting

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority held a brief call meeting last Tuesday morning, September 18 with all members present.

    The primary purpose of the meeting was to grant a subordination agreement with a current borrower to rearrange a current loan, spreading out the loan through three entities.

    The board first approved a motion on a bank account review, voted to pay claims and bills and heard from IDA Coordinator Charlette Koger that

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    September term of Clinton Circuit Court held

    A lengthy term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, September 6 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over the court calendar.

    The following are cases in which some type of resolutions were reached, ruling made and/or trial dates scheduled:

    * During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement was reached in the case of Commonwealth vs. Tommy Phillips, who faced several charges under separate indictments.

    The defendant pled guilty to fleeing or

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    Man walks away from one vehicle accident Tuesday

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, along with Kentucky State Police, Clinton County EMS and South Kentucky RECC were called to the scene of an accident on Tuesday, September 4, on KY HWY 738. Ronnie D. Vincent, 21, of Burkesville, was traveling on Wolf River Dock Road when he met a vehicle towing a boat on his side of the roadway. According to the Sheriff’s accident report, Vincent swerved to avoid a head on collision and he lost control of his vehicle, struck a utility pole cutting it in half.

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    Fiscal court accepts FLEX funds for rural roads

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a brief call meeting last Wednesday morning, September 5 with only one item of business on the agenda.

    The court voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Municipal Road Aid program to accept $115,273 in Rural Secondary Road funds.

    The funds will be used to make necessary repairs to various county roads that are in the most need of repairs and/or repaving.

    The next regular

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