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School board chair Kevin Marcum explains his position regarding the proposed Nickel Tax

Posted July 17, 2019 at 11:28 am

In a recent vote, the Clinton County Board of Education put into motion the process of placing an additional tax on real estate and personal property owned by Clinton County taxpayers, for the purpose of building a new Clinton County High School facility.

Commonly referred to as the “Nickel Tax”, the proposed additional tax would be earmarked for use in the construction of new facilities as well as the renovations of existing buildings

Following that decision, as per state law allows, a separate movement was made by a group opposing the tax by the filing of an affidavit in the Clinton County Clerk’s office of the intent to circulate a petition that the group hopes gains enough signatures to block the school board form being

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    Construction on by-pass

    Posted July 17, 2019 at 11:27 am

    It’s been a busy mix of everyday traffic, and construction crews this week and late last week on the U.S. 127 Bypass as a new layer of blacktop is going down on the road. The work began last

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    School board meets, more Nickel Tax issues discussed

    Posted July 17, 2019 at 11:22 am

    Clinton County Board of Education turned its regularly scheduled work session into its regular business meeting last Thursday, July 11, due to a conference that the new Clinton County schools superintendent Tim Parson had to attend all this week.

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    Program that included Clinton County being touted as a model for the state

    Posted July 3, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    A community-driven children’s health initiative that strengthened cross-sector coalitions in seven Kentucky counties also improved student eating habits, increased youth physical activity, trained teachers to support students experiencing trauma, and increased youth resilience, according to a Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky report released last

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted July 17, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Summer vacation for athletes coming to an end

    We may have (finally) just reached the dog days of summer with high humidity, dryer conditions and scorching temperatures, but, believe it or not, for our high school aged

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 26, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Waiting for the Dawg days of summer

    As the arrival of July looms, we should be sweating, already sunburned a couple of times and trying to breath through some terrible humidity.

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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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    Means welcomes Schlossberg

    Posted July 17, 2019 at 11:42 am

    Albany native David Means, Director of Rooms at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii, recently welcomed Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Mrs. Schlossberg was there attending a mayoral orientation at the hotel. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg is the last

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    Collins receives scholarship

    Posted July 10, 2019 at 2:16 pm

    Christina Collins was the recipient of the 2019 Twin Lakes Family Wellness Center scholarship. The $500 scholarship was presented to Collins by Wellness Center Director Shelia Irwin.

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    The NEWS travels to sunny Florida

    Posted July 10, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    Jaden Jones and Jeffery Jones traveled to watch the Coke 400 in Daytona, Florida last weekend at the Daytona International Speedway. The Jones’ took the NEWS with them on their journey.

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    NEWS travels to Europe with David Choate

    Posted July 10, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    The Clinton County News recently traveled with local attorney, David R. Choate, on a cruise along the Rhine River in Europe. The News and David first flew to Amsterdam, Holland and then traveled to Cologne, Cochem,

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    Lagos graduates from DOCJT

    Posted July 3, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Jose Lagos recently graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training program. He will now be a full time deputy for the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department. Lagos is pictured above, left, with Sheriff Jeff Vincent.

    Legislative Update …

    Posted July 3, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Independence Day:

    A celebration of

    freedom and unity

    Since the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, the Fourth of July has

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