Two Streets Changing Back

Several items were approved at the April City of Celina meeting. The aldermen approved a project to install new large water meters and changing two streets back for two-way traffic. A resolution was approved on a bid for the CBDG Grant. This motion approved the changing out of several large water meters. Water meters that…

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Three Area Residents Compete

Three Clay County natives or residents were among the graduates in the annual Highlands Economic Partnership Leaders Program here recently. Tammie (Scott) Dickerson, Dr. Doug Young, and Kevin Donaldson all finished the Highlands leadership series of classes on April 20. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands…

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Macon Bank’s David Browning To Retire

David Browning will retire from Macon Bank and Trust on April 28. Browning began his career at Farm Credit as a Branch Manager and left there after eight years to work at Clay County Bank. Clay County Bank was then bought out by Dekalb County Bank. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Hermitage Springs Boys Win

The Hermitage Springs Jr. High boys basketball team are the TNT State Champions for a second year in a row. The Wildcats ended their season with successful post season play again. The Wildcats entered the TNT State Tournament on Feb. 4 and defeated Monteagle 59-21. In the semi-final round, played on Feb. 17, the Wildcats defeated St. Mary’s…

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Clay County Softball Defeats Jackson County

The Clay County softball team is off to a great start in tournament play after winning their last three tournament games. The girls defeated Jackson County 10-4 on April 10. In addition to that win, they have also defeated Pickett County and Clarkrange this season. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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TCI Warns About Jail Conditions

Members of the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) warned Clay County Commissioners about potential consequences of doing nothing about the jail situation. Some of the consequences could include: the jail being decertified, lawsuits, federal government mandates and other problems. Bob Bass is the Senior Inspector at TCI and spoke to the commissioners at length about the…

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New Administrator Named At CH&R

Rebecca Tandy is the new administrator at Celina Health and Rehab (CH&R). Tandy will fill the position that was formerly held by Paula Boone for approximately nine years. Tandy began her new career at CH&R on April 3. Although she stepped into a new administrative role at CH&R, she is not new to the healthcare…

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Project Graduation Donation

Twin Lakes sponsored the 2017 Clay County High School senior class with a check for $2,500.for Project Graduation. Twin Lakes supports Clay County seniors and their accomplishments. Photo includes from left: Sydney McLerran; Ellie Ogletree; Silas Delk; Amanda Forgy, Twin Lakes sales and marketing representative; Amy Dodson, Clay County High School business teacher; MaKenna Biles;…

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Clean Up Efforts Continue

Clean up efforts are continuing on the building that was recently demolished on East Lake Avenue. On April 3, property owner Jesse Copeland visited the site, which is in between Day’s Trading Post and the Handy Wash Laundry. He spoke about the clean up efforts and progress being made at the site. “It will look…

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New Sidewalk At County Jail

A new sidewalk was installed in between the buildings at the Clay County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Brandon Boone explained that this was to help people and officers to not have to walk through mud. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Obituaries

Obits 4/25/17

Mary Emma Scobey Reneau Business Owner Mary Emma Scobey Reneau, 100 of Celina, passed away on April 16 at the Celina Health & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral Services were held on April 19 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Doug Plumlee officiating and other family members contributing to the eulogy. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Tom…

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Obits 4/18/17

Anna Mae Potter Homemaker Anna Mae Potter, 67of Crossville and formerly of Clay County passed away on April 7 at the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral Services were held on April 9 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Bro. Sam Pugh officiating. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. David Potter, Randy Potter, Jason Tinsley,…

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Obits 4/11/17

Cecil “Chin” Thomas Anderson Sheriff Cecil “Chin” Thomas Anderson, 75 of Celina, passed away March 31 at the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral Services were April 3at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed in the Williams Cemetery. Manuel Pitts, Cecil Pitts, Steve Whittenburg, Cody Pruitt, Elmer Pruitt and Paul Pruitt…

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Two Streets Changing Back

Several items were approved at the April City of Celina meeting. The aldermen approved a project to install new large water meters and changing two streets back for two-way traffic. A resolution was approved on a bid for the CBDG Grant. This motion approved the changing out of several large water meters. Water meters that…

Read More
Three Area Residents Compete

Three Clay County natives or residents were among the graduates in the annual Highlands Economic Partnership Leaders Program here recently. Tammie (Scott) Dickerson, Dr. Doug Young, and Kevin Donaldson all finished the Highlands leadership series of classes on April 20. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands…

Read More
Macon Bank’s David Browning To Retire

David Browning will retire from Macon Bank and Trust on April 28. Browning began his career at Farm Credit as a Branch Manager and left there after eight years to work at Clay County Bank. Clay County Bank was then bought out by Dekalb County Bank. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Hermitage Springs Boys Win

The Hermitage Springs Jr. High boys basketball team are the TNT State Champions for a second year in a row. The Wildcats ended their season with successful post season play again. The Wildcats entered the TNT State Tournament on Feb. 4 and defeated Monteagle 59-21. In the semi-final round, played on Feb. 17, the Wildcats defeated St. Mary’s…

Read More
Clay County Softball Defeats Jackson County

The Clay County softball team is off to a great start in tournament play after winning their last three tournament games. The girls defeated Jackson County 10-4 on April 10. In addition to that win, they have also defeated Pickett County and Clarkrange this season. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

Read More
TCI Warns About Jail Conditions

Members of the Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) warned Clay County Commissioners about potential consequences of doing nothing about the jail situation. Some of the consequences could include: the jail being decertified, lawsuits, federal government mandates and other problems. Bob Bass is the Senior Inspector at TCI and spoke to the commissioners at length about the…

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