CCHS Girls Golf Wins Championship

The Clay County Girls Golf Team were the district champions after an impressive finish at the district golf tournament. The Boys were the runner up team in the district. The District 7A/AA Golf Tournament was held on Sept. 11 at the Golden Eagle Golf Club in Cookeville. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs teams played…

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Two Aldermen Voice Their Concerns

Alderman Buddy Thompson voiced his concerns during the September City of Celina meeting. Thompson brought up what he felt like were some questionable actions by former Mayor Willie Kerr. Alderman Don Haston voiced his concerns about another issue regarding some delinquent water accounts. One of Thompson’s concerns was a pair of sidewalks that were poured…

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Hilham Man Arrested For Statutory Rape

A Hilham man was arrested for statutory rape following alleged inappropriate relations with a 15 year old female. Joshua T. Fraley, 24 of Baptist Ridge Road in Hilham, was arrested by Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rick Lisi. Fraley was arrested for statutory rape, solicitation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a…

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TCI Reports Jail Issues Continue

The problems and issues regarding the Clay County Jail are still lingering. A recent Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) report cites several issues with the aging jail. The TCI conducted an inspection of the Clay County Jail and issued a report dated Aug. 2. Main concerns highlighted in the report included overcrowding issues, medical examination issues,…

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Obits 9/19/17

Wilma Jean Walker Factory Worker Wilma Jean Walker, 80 of Celina, passed away on Sept. 8 at the Celina Health & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her adoring family. Funeral Services were held on Sept. 10 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Harold Poindexter, Jimmy Lynn, Tyler…

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Obit 9/12/17

MC Boles Garment Factory Worker MC Boles, 89 of Tallahassee, Fla. and formerly of Celina, passed away on Aug. 28 at West Minster Oaks in Tallahassee surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services were held on Sept. 2 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Steve Jones officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. Huel Boles,…

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Obits 8/29/17

Zachary Taylor Gray Contractor Zachary Taylor Gray, 20, passed away on Aug. 3 in Marrowbone, Ky. as the result of a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were held Aug. 6 in the Memory Chapel of Norris New Funeral Home with Bro. David Irwin officiating. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery in the Baptist Ridge Community. Pallbearers…

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CCHS Girls Golf Wins Championship

The Clay County Girls Golf Team were the district champions after an impressive finish at the district golf tournament. The Boys were the runner up team in the district. The District 7A/AA Golf Tournament was held on Sept. 11 at the Golden Eagle Golf Club in Cookeville. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs teams played…

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Two Aldermen Voice Their Concerns

Alderman Buddy Thompson voiced his concerns during the September City of Celina meeting. Thompson brought up what he felt like were some questionable actions by former Mayor Willie Kerr. Alderman Don Haston voiced his concerns about another issue regarding some delinquent water accounts. One of Thompson’s concerns was a pair of sidewalks that were poured…

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Hilham Man Arrested For Statutory Rape

A Hilham man was arrested for statutory rape following alleged inappropriate relations with a 15 year old female. Joshua T. Fraley, 24 of Baptist Ridge Road in Hilham, was arrested by Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rick Lisi. Fraley was arrested for statutory rape, solicitation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a…

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TCI Reports Jail Issues Continue

The problems and issues regarding the Clay County Jail are still lingering. A recent Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) report cites several issues with the aging jail. The TCI conducted an inspection of the Clay County Jail and issued a report dated Aug. 2. Main concerns highlighted in the report included overcrowding issues, medical examination issues,…

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Celina Police Chief Makes Four Drug Arrests

Celina Police Chief Terry Scott made a difference in the fight against drugs in Celina recently, as he arrested four individuals on drug related charges within a week’s timespan. Mark Brewington, 26, was arrested on Sept. 1 for public intoxication, Schedule VI drugs and Schedule II drugs by Chief Scott. Chief Scott’s report states in…

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Man Arrested Twice In 24 Hours

Getting arrested once in 24 hours wasn’t enough for one man. While in jail, the man continued his crime spree and allegedly assaulted an officer. Lance Gregory Grooms, 26 of Celina, was arrested on Aug. 30 for domestic assault, Schedule VI drugs and unlawful possession or carrying of a weapon by a convicted felon by…

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