Frequently we hope to enlighten, entertain and maybe even educate you with interesting facts from Clinton County Kentucky's history.  Please enjoy the following article from July 6, 1906, about a "Great Homecoming Day" the county put on.  

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The following is the first posting on our website, it is a story about Champ Ferguson, from the July 27, 1899, edition of The Gleaner, the local Albany, Kentucky, newspaper.  Please enjoy this piece of local history.  

The  Mission of the CCKHS is to encourage community involvement in the preservation, education and promotion of Clinton County, Kentucky history and genealogy for the benefit of present and future generations.

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Orders are being taken for a  new book to be published next week by the Clinton County Historical Society entitledClinton County, Kentucky Newspaper Articles. 


The book contains a history of all Clinton County newspapers, from the earliest known county newspapers.  It also features actual copies of articles from the 1891-1911 editions of The Albany Banner.  Included are local news items, government news, personals, advertisements of local businesses and professionals, directories and many other interesting features.  The book contains over 370 pages and is bound with a hard laminated cover.  It may be purchased at the Historical Society's office (Luther C. Conner, Jr. Law Office), 504 North Cross Street, Albany, Kentucky.  The cost is $25.00, plus $5.00 shipping and handling.  A limited number of copies based on orders will be printed, so orders should be placed immediately to reserve a copy.  The book will be available beginning July 14, 2015.  Place your order by mail to:  Clinton County Historical Society, P.O. Box 177, Albany, Kentucky  42602; by phone 606-387-6021; or in person at 504 North Cross Street, Albany, Kentucky.  

Please feel free to contact us via this webpage or via our Facebook page if you have any old newspapers or clippings you would like to share.  We look forward to hearing from you.