Joint Investigation Results In 15 Indicted For Meth

A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. In March 2019, detectives with the Cookeville Police Department, the Putnam County…

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Rain Boots Or Snow Boots?

The Cumberland River rose above the banks on both sides last week after three consecutive days of rain. After all the rain, Clay County was treated to a beautiful snow. 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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Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements

Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements Tennessee needs at least $54.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2018 through June 2023, according to a new report released by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR). Public infrastructure improvements for Clay County total $22.9 million, a decrease of…

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Bulldogs Finish At Top Of District Tournament

The Bulldog basketball teams of Clay County High School hosted Pickett County on Tuesday where they would split games with the Bobcats. The Lady Bulldogs struggled to get in their rhythm, resulting in a 61-31 loss and the Bulldogs held on in a close one to best Pickett 57-55. Clay County schools were cancelled last…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/11/20

Master Corbin Alexander Jones Master Corbin Alexander Jones, 6 weeks, of Lafayette, passed away Jan. 22. Funeral services were held Jan. 27 at the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina. Interment followed in the Williams Cemetery in the Pea Ridge Community. He was born Dec. 10, 2019 in Cookeville. He was so loved…

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Obituaries 1/28/20

Jackie Donaldson Funeral services for Mrs. Jackie Donaldson, age 73, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 22 at Cookeville First Baptist Church. Pastor Scott McKinney officiated. Interment followed in the Sylvester Robins Cemetery in Monroe, TN. Her family received friends Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper…

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Obituaries 1/21/20

Juanita Browning Juanita Browning, 82, of the Mt. Vernon Community, passed away Jan. 10 at the Westmoreland Care & Rehab. Funeral services were held Jan. 12 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, with Jimmy Cook and Larry Delk officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Pallbearers were…

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Joint Investigation Results In 15 Indicted For Meth

A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. In March 2019, detectives with the Cookeville Police Department, the Putnam County…

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Rain Boots Or Snow Boots?

The Cumberland River rose above the banks on both sides last week after three consecutive days of rain. After all the rain, Clay County was treated to a beautiful snow. 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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Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements

Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements Tennessee needs at least $54.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2018 through June 2023, according to a new report released by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR). Public infrastructure improvements for Clay County total $22.9 million, a decrease of…

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Bulldogs Finish At Top Of District Tournament

The Bulldog basketball teams of Clay County High School hosted Pickett County on Tuesday where they would split games with the Bobcats. The Lady Bulldogs struggled to get in their rhythm, resulting in a 61-31 loss and the Bulldogs held on in a close one to best Pickett 57-55. Clay County schools were cancelled last…

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Clay 4-H’ers Win Several Awards At Show

Twenty-three Clay County youth exhibited around 70 hogs at the regional and state Junior Swine Show in Murfreesboro at the beginning of January. Clay County exhibitors excelled in competing in showmanship, market hog and breeding gilt classes, as well as purebred classes. 4-H’ers also competed in skill-a-thon, a test where youth demonstrate knowledge about their livestock.…

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Clay Records State’s Highest Unemployment

New data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed the vast majority of counties in the state had unemployment rates below 5% during December 2019. In December 2019, unemployment rates compared with the previous month decreased in 12 counties, increased in 55 counties, and remained unchanged in 28 counties. For more…

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