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Grand jury indicts Flutur for murder of 3-year old

Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:20 am

A local man who is charged in the death of his three-year-old niece at her family’s home in early December has been indicted for murder by a Clinton County Grand Jury.

Emmanuel Flutur was indicted for murder, a Class A felony, as the grand jury charged that on or about December 8, the defendant “slit the throat…of a minor child; and in so doing, caused the death of minor child, intentionally, or he was wantonly engaged in conduct which created a grave risk of death to another….under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.”

Flutur was also indicted with second degree assault, a Class C felony, “when he intentionally caused physical injury to Benjamin Bulubenchi (the child’s father) when

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    ‘A’ great start

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Clinton County Bulldog Chase Stines was fouled as he put up this shot Monday night in Edmonton during opening round action of the 4th Region All “A” Classic basketball tournament. The Dawgs won the tournament game, defeating Metcalfe County

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    Keeping watch . . .

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:35 am

    With temperatures last weekend being more spring-like than winter, there was a host of fishing activity reported on both Lake Cumberland and Dale Hollow Lake.

    This majestic bald eagle was

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    In with the new . . .

    Posted January 8, 2019 at 9:20 am

    New office holders have been sworn in during various ceremonies last week, including this one on Sunday that brought a full house of officials and the public into the Eddie C. Lovelace Courtroom at the

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    Grand Jury hands down several indictments

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:12 am

    The grand jury handed down several other indictments during its regular monthly session last week, several being multi-count true bills involving both felony and misdemeanor charges.

    The following indictments were handed down last week and are felony

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    Clinton Circuit Court term held last Thursday

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:05 am

    The first 2019 monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court was held Thursday, January 10 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding over a heavy early year docket.

    The following cases were those where defendants were either sentenced,

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    New fiscal court has first meeting Monday

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:35 am

    Clinton County Fiscal Court, with all members present including three new incoming members and a new county judge/executive, took care of some start of the year business during a less than half-hour special meeting Monday morning, January 7.

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    Christmas At Home numbers were down

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:34 am

    After a record setting year for food and toy collections by the annual Christmas at Home program in 2017, totals dropped somewhat significantly during the 2018 drive.

    Although the numbers were down somewhat, it was still a

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    Fluter case bound over to grand jury

    Posted January 8, 2019 at 9:20 am

    An emotionally charged alleged murder case that shook the community will be heard by a local grand jury following a preliminary hearing held in Clinton District Court in December.

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    Dawgs advance in All ‘A’

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:02 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs moved to a perfect 6-0 in district play last week after knocking off Cumberland County and Russell County on Tuesday and Friday respectively.

    Clinton County also won big

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

    All ‘A’ time and the Dawgs advance

    We roundball fans gauge the progress of each season by the point we are in relation to a couple of breaks that occur.

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    Dawgs pick up two wins

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:27 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs pulled off two wins this week including a large margin of victory against neighboring Pickett County and a somewhat closer game against Metcalfe County of Friday.

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    Junior varsity wins holiday classic

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:26 am

    The Clinton County junior varsity recently won the Best of the Lakes Holiday Classic JV tournament held at Lindle Castle Gymnasium in December. The JV team is coached by Nick Irwin, Storm Burchett and Leighman Messer.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:25 am

    Mid-season time for a look at some rankings

    Looking at rankings/ratings can be pretty entertaining and I seldom put a lot of stock in them especially on the high school level because there are simply too

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    Dawgs drop two, pick up win in Pigeon Forge

    Posted January 8, 2019 at 8:52 am

    The Clinton County Bulldogs traveled to the King of the Smokies tournament in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee after Christmas to play in three games before getting back to a regular season schedule.

    After being ejected in the final

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted January 8, 2019 at 8:52 am

    Holiday tournaments behind us, time for some normalcy

    Last week’s Best of the Lakes Holiday Classic was yet another success for Clinton County and Clinton County High School, which played host to seven visiting schools for

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    Legislative Update …

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 10:07 am

    General Assembly 2019 session is

    underway

    The first week of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 Regular Session is in the books. We had a productive few days in Frankfort

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    Extension Notes …

    Posted January 17, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Tips to successfuly renovate grass

    pastures with legumes

    Sources: Garry Lacefield and Jimmy Henning

    Following established management practices is a critical factor

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    Pierce on Dean’s List at Belmont

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:32 am

    David Vaughn Pierce II made the fall 2018 semester Dean’s List at Belmont University with a 4.0 grade point average, studying in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. He is the son of Vaughn and Lisa Pierce.

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    Upchurch on Dean’s List

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:32 am

    Congratulations to Carly Upchurch for making the Dean’s List at Western Kentucky University!

    Extension Notes …

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Reduce stress with good record keeping

    Sources: Steve Isaacs, extension agricultural economist

    Record keeping may not be every farmer’s favorite activity, and probably not the reason someone chooses

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    Nuetzman graduates Leadership Kentucky

    Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:27 am

    The Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018 graduated last month at the Metropolitan Club in Northern Kentucky. Christy Nuetzman, Clinton County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, was the first Clinton County resident to participate in Leadership

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