Relay for Life, annual fundraising effort for American Cancer Society, is set for this Friday night at CCHS

Posted April 17, 2019 at 12:42 pm

The 2019 Clinton County Relay For Life event will be held Friday, April 19 from 5-9 p.m. at the Clinton County High School gymnasium, and once again, there will be something for everyone during the American Cancer Society’s signature event to fight cancer.

The local Relay For Life Committee recently released its slate of events for the evening, which will set-up from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Primary events will kick-off with the now popular “Celebrity Chef Cookin’ For a Cure” cook-off to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with the cost being $5.00.

The opening ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. and will include the annual survivor walk and balloon release, the Clinton County

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    IDA holds first meeting with new Director

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 12:37 pm

    The Clinton County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) held its regular meeting Thursday morning, April 11 with five of six active members on hand. Board member Barney Latham conducted the brief 20-minute session in the absence of chairman Jerrod Witham.

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    School board meets

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 15 with all members present. The regular meeting was preceded by a one-hour training session on the technology used to conduct “emeetings” via computer.


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    April is PRIDE Clean-up Month

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 8:11 am

    Time for some spring cleaning, take some PRIDE, Clinton County

    Scenes like the one above on U.S. 127 South, can be found from one end of Clinton County to the other. With the

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    Roadway mowing season underway

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 8:09 am

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is gearing up for the 2019 roadside mowing season, which stretches from May to October. State and contract crews will complete three mowing cycles, including litter removal on interstates, parkways and other primary routes throughout the state.

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    Waste tire amnesty dates announced

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 8:08 am

    Clinton County residents who have old, unused tires they would like to get rid of at no cost should begin gathering them up now for the upcoming Clinton County Waste Tire Collection Event.

    Residents will have a

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    Revamped park board meets with enough members

    Posted April 2, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    The Clinton County Recreation/Park Board held its regular meeting last Thursday night, March 28, and, for the first time in several months, there was a clear majority of members on hand to constitute a full quorum to conduct business.

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    Lady Bat Dawgs struggle on the field

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 8:02 am

    Abbi Young made contact with the ball during Clinton County’s game against Casey County on Monday. Clinton County has struggled somewhat this season with a record of 2-10 on the year. Clinton County lost

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 8:01 am

    Thompson hangs up his whistle

    Darrell Thompson has decided to hang up his coaching whistle and find something to do in all of the free time that will come his way now.

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    Bat Dawgs fall to Pulaksi County, 11-0

    Posted April 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Above, Cameron Matthews stretched out to make a catch in center field in the first inning against Pulaski County. Below, Blake Harlan made contact during the second inning of Monday’s game. The Bat Dawgs move to 3-8 on the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted March 27, 2019 at 8:22 am

    Congrats to Jax

    By now you should have noted a front page article noting that Clinton County basketball standout Jackson Harlan had yet another accolade come his way last week.

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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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    Albany Lions Club community project

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 7:56 am

    The Albany Lions Club recently served the community by purchasing six HP Chromebooks for the students at Albany Elementary School.

    The check was presented to Tim Armstrong, Principal of Albany Elementary School

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    Libraries do so much more than just check out books

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 7:52 am

    Clinton County Public Library, like many libraries today, is more than a place to borrow books or use a public computer. In addition to its more traditional functions, the library is a place that fosters learning in children, engages the community, and preserves local

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    Egg Coloring Contest Winners

    Posted April 17, 2019 at 7:49 am

    Our Egg Coloring Contest was a huge success! We had a total of 287 submissions, from people ages three to 84! Overall, the Kindergarten age group participated in the highest numbers, with 125 total submissions. The 7th grade age group also had plenty of representation with 62 submissions.
    There were 134

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    NEWS gets some beach time

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 8:07 am

    The Clinton County News enjoyed taking a spring break trip last week with the Messer family of Albany, traveling to Freeport Grand Bahama Island.

    Shown above with two of the hosts on

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