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Clinton County’s musical heritage runs deep

Posted November 24, 2021 at 10:24 am

by David Cross

It’s strange how some things happen. Two of the most talented musicians that Clinton County ever produced died last week, on the same day.

Many of you have never heard of them, but you’ve surely heard them, and should hear about them.

If just one of them had passed, this article would probably never have been written, but with the passing of two of our county’s musical giants, their joint passing cannot go unrecognized.

The two men are Cecil Pryor, raised on Speck Ridge, and Howard Perdew, who lived on Perdew Road on Gap Creek, the edge of Clinton County, the same place where he grew

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    Nobly they fell while fighting for liberty

    Posted April 14, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    Before the Korean Conflict there had been 39 military funerals in Clinton County, Kentucky, for WWII veterans (Source: The New Era, Oct. 1951). The first one held here for a Korean Conflict casualty was on December 2, 1951, when Luther

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    Hometown Heroes

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:48 am

    by Tammy Waid McClellan

    Wow! As I was driving through town Sunday after church I was pleasantly surprised by the “Hometown Heroes” banners that were displayed throughout our town.

    I

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