The 2019 CCHS Graduating Class

Seniors closed one chapter of their lives and are anticipating their next. On Friday night Clay County High School held the Commencement Exercises of their 16th Graduating Class. Students celebrated this milestone achievement surrounded by their families, friends and school administration. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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Celina Physician Arrested

Doctor arrested prior to flight out of United States. Gilbert Ross Ghearing, 65, of Livingston, Tennessee, a physician and owner of a family medical practice in Celina was charged Friday morning in a criminal complaint with violating the Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. For more on…

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Training Operation Leads To Body Being Recovered

Early last week, Clay County was participating in training operations when crews located a body in 136-feet of water near the area of Cedar Hill Marina. It is believed to be the body of a kayaker who went missing in April of 2017. At the time, a woman from Red Boiling Springs disappeared on Dale…

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Kids’ Fishing Rodeo Set For June 8

In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, a Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery. This annual free event is open to youth under the age of 15. If you would like to volunteer, call Andrew Currie, 931-243-2443. The…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/21/19

Carol Joy Hinson Carol Joy Hinson, 86, of Moss, passed away May 9 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 13 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Nathan Sherrell officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. She was born on July 28, 1932, in the Union Hill area of Clay County. She was…

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Obituaries 5/14/19

Bill Teeples Bill Teeples, 97, of Celina, passed away April 24 at Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held April 27 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jim Blankenship officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. He was born April 16, 1922 in Celina. He served during World War II as a part…

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Announcements 5/14/19

Brady Reunion The Brady Reunion will be held on Saturday, May 25 at the community center in Celina from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 5th Annual East Clay Volunteer Fire Dept. Fish Fry The East Clay Volunteer Fire Dept. will have their fifth annual Fish Fry Dinner on May 18, starting at 5 p.m. It…

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The 2019 CCHS Graduating Class

Seniors closed one chapter of their lives and are anticipating their next. On Friday night Clay County High School held the Commencement Exercises of their 16th Graduating Class. Students celebrated this milestone achievement surrounded by their families, friends and school administration. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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Celina Physician Arrested

Doctor arrested prior to flight out of United States. Gilbert Ross Ghearing, 65, of Livingston, Tennessee, a physician and owner of a family medical practice in Celina was charged Friday morning in a criminal complaint with violating the Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. For more on…

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Training Operation Leads To Body Being Recovered

Early last week, Clay County was participating in training operations when crews located a body in 136-feet of water near the area of Cedar Hill Marina. It is believed to be the body of a kayaker who went missing in April of 2017. At the time, a woman from Red Boiling Springs disappeared on Dale…

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Kids’ Fishing Rodeo Set For June 8

In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, a Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery. This annual free event is open to youth under the age of 15. If you would like to volunteer, call Andrew Currie, 931-243-2443. The…

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Jr. High Boys Recognized

Pictured are Mayor Reagan, the County Commission and Senator Mark Pody presenting a certificate to Coach Courtney Cherry and the Jr. High Boys for winning the James C. Haile State tournament. 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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East 52 VFD Receives Flags

Jessica Webb of Woodmen Life presented East 52 Volunteer Fire Department with both American and Tennessee Flags. Pictured front: Jessica Webb with Woodmen Life, Eric Mullins, Chris Nagy, James King, Dusty Keys, Jennifer Harvey, Heather King and Howard Seeley with Max. Back: Linda Massingille, Lonnie King, Barbara Seeley, Sierra Long and Daniel Strong. For more…

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