Class of 2020 are now alumni

Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:33 pm

The Class of 2020 had their day Saturday, although it might not have been as conventional as years past, but at the end of the day, 100 seniors went from students to alumni.

Vehicles were lined up in the front row where seniors and immediate family could have a close view of the stage area.

Haley Allen waited her turn to take the stage as Assistant Principal Kenneth Dearborn waited alongside her.

In the photo below, vehicles were decorated with all kinds of quotes, including the one displayed, as well as others congratulating the Class of 2020 on their accomplishments.

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    Top three of 2020

    Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Conlan Beck

    Tristan Moons

    Bobbianne Key


    As 100 students walked across the stage on Saturday to pick up their diplomas, three walked across with very special

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    Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    There were no new cases of the COVID-19 virus in residents from Clinton County early this week, according to the data released on Monday afternoon from the Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

    In another promising development that

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    Fiscal court deals with FY budget

    Posted May 27, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court dealt with several items of business including the first reading of the proposed budget during its regular meeting last Thursday, May 21. All members were on hand for the approximate 40 minute session.

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    CLASS OF 2020 celebrated in Albany

    Posted May 12, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Businesses throughout Albany and Clinton County have put up blue and white decorations to honor the Clinton County High School Class of 2020. The Clinton County News spent some time making photos of a few in

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    Honoring the Class of 2020

    Posted May 6, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    Members of the Clinton County High School graduating class of 2020 have had to suffer through a senior year of “have-nots” due to the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down nearly everything across the nation, including schools, since late

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    Salute to 2020

    Posted April 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    Although they won’t be able to hold a traditional graduation ceremony, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the Clinton County High School Class of 2020 have been honored with the placement of these photo placards around the

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    Class of 2020 details

    Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    The seniors that make up the Clinton County High School Class of 2020 will be receiving diplomas and accolades in a much different way this spring, but the 103rd Commencement Program at CCHS, although different, will go on.

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    COVID-19 testing held here this week

    Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    COVID-19 testing began Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. at the Albany Elementary School. Clinton County Emergency Management Director Lucas Abner issued a notice last week saying there will be two days of testing at AES. According to the release,

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    Guffey charges city with age discrimination

    Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:36 pm

    The City of Albany has been named in a civil complaint filed by a long-time former Albany Police Chief.

    Ernest Guffey, through his legal counsel, filed the complaint in Clinton Circuit Court last Tuesday, May 12, claiming

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    Voters can now request ballots

    Posted May 19, 2020 at 1:36 pm

    Voters in Clinton County who plan to cast their ballots by mail can now request a ballot from the Clinton County Clerk’s Office, according to county clerk officials.

    Although the actual ballots will not be ready to

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    Anderson signs with EKU

    Posted May 26, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    Briley Anderson signed her letter of intent to cheer for Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, May 15, 2020. Below, in order to maintain social distancing, a zoom meeting was set up between Anderson, her

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted May 26, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    Another good friend is gone

    “What’s going on, Turnovers?”

    That’s the way David McFarland always greeted me. Never Al, never Gibson, never anything else

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 18, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Local sports news is still ‘summer thin’ but golf fans have a special opportunity this weekend

    Local sports activities are still pretty thin as far as reporting activities goes, as we are still into the dog days of

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    It’s still summer – organized sports are few

    While there are a few traveling baseball and softball teams on the move here and there with Clinton County ties, for the most part, it’s still summer and organized sporting

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    ‘Fore the Kids’ another success

    From all indications, the annual “Fore the Kids” benefit golf tournament was another success, both in terms of competition as well as in the fundraising category as well.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 27, 2018 at 8:17 am

    KHSAA dead period – gives everyone a little break

    It almost seems these days that high school sports is a 52 week long activity in some form or another, given all of the summer camps that go on

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:44 am

    Jackson’s uniform will change from blue to red in 2019

    You read in this space last week that following his performances during the week at the Western Kentucky University team camp, head

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    Fore the Kids

    Posted June 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Golf Tournament

    The annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament to support CCHS boys and girls golf teams, will be Saturday, June 23 at Dale Hollow Lake State Park. It will be four-person

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted May 19, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    Our graduating seniors deserve a mulligan

    I come from a family of great golfers, and, to be honest, I am an average to an occasionally lousy golfer. I find myself resorting mostly to golf scrambles wherein

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    KCTCS announces plans for summer and fall terms

    Posted May 12, 2020 at 2:01 pm

    Beginning August 17, fall term classes at the 16 colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will be offered in a variety of formats (barring any further disruption from the pandemic).

    Colleges will offer

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    Clinton food banks benefit from COVID-19 response fund donation

    Posted May 6, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    In April 2020, the Feeding America COVID-19 Response Fund received a generous gift from Jeff Bezos, which allowed Feeding America to immediately disperse funds to support Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) and the COVID-19 response work efforts in Clinton County and another 41 counties

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    Birth Announcement – Kelly Jane Gibson

    Posted April 29, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    Gracie, Kensey, Lily and Peyton would like to announce the birth of their baby sister, Kelly Jane Gibson. K.J. was born Friday, April 24, 2020, at 5:47 p.m. in Somerset, KY. She is the daughter of Brett and Kim

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted April 29, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Thoughts from

    a rural Kentucky legislator

    Is it possible to be concerned about public health, public safety, and the economy all at once? Is it true that someone must

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