Three Individuals Arrested For Drugs

There will be less meth and marijuana on the streets after three people were arrested for drugs in separate and unrelated cases. Eric S. Reece, 31 of Red Boiling Springs, was arrested on Dec. 29 by CCSO Officer Jeff Coffelt for possession of meth, criminal impersonation, filing a flase report and possession of drug paraphernalia.…

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Student Athletes Honored At Eighth Grade Night

For more photos from eighth grade night at Celina K-8, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Water Dept. May Get New Handhelds

The City of Celina’s water department may be replacing some outdated equipment if the price is right. During the Jan. 9 meeting of the City of Celina, Mayor Joey Rich and the aldermen asked employee Don Haston Jr. to look into price estimates for two items. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest

A routine traffic stop and DUI investigation led to the arrest of Marty A. Oldham, 46, on the night of Dec. 28, by Deputy Tyler Thompson. This turned into more than just a routine stop when a substantial amount of methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia were confiscated, resulting in high felony charges. For more…

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Obituaries

Obits 1/16/18

Steven Edward Richards Machine Operator Steven Edward Richards, 39 of Moss, passed away on Jan. 3 at his home in Moss. Funeral services were held Jan. 8, at the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Rev. Eric Copass officiating.  Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery in Moss. He was born  Feb. 15, 1978, in Chicago,…

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Obits 1/9/2018

Thomas Junior Hayes US Army Thomas Junior Hayes, 75 of Celina, passed away on Dec. 27, at the Overton County Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were held on Dec. 29 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed at the Fitzgerald Cemetery. J.B. Killman, Huel Boles, Bart Cash, Joe Donald Bailey, Henry…

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Obits 1/2/18

Eva Nell McLerran Garment Factory Worker Eva Nell McLerran, 85 of Celina passed away on Dec. 20 at her residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 22 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Greg Houchens officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Tony Daniels, Denny McLerran, Brad Mini, Alex McLerran, Larry McLerran and Michael Walker served as…

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Three Individuals Arrested For Drugs

There will be less meth and marijuana on the streets after three people were arrested for drugs in separate and unrelated cases. Eric S. Reece, 31 of Red Boiling Springs, was arrested on Dec. 29 by CCSO Officer Jeff Coffelt for possession of meth, criminal impersonation, filing a flase report and possession of drug paraphernalia.…

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Student Athletes Honored At Eighth Grade Night

For more photos from eighth grade night at Celina K-8, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Water Dept. May Get New Handhelds

The City of Celina’s water department may be replacing some outdated equipment if the price is right. During the Jan. 9 meeting of the City of Celina, Mayor Joey Rich and the aldermen asked employee Don Haston Jr. to look into price estimates for two items. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest

A routine traffic stop and DUI investigation led to the arrest of Marty A. Oldham, 46, on the night of Dec. 28, by Deputy Tyler Thompson. This turned into more than just a routine stop when a substantial amount of methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia were confiscated, resulting in high felony charges. For more…

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Tragedy Strikes Local Family

On Tues, Jan. 2, Gerald Burnette noticed smoke emanating from a residence at 7135 Burkesville Hwy. At 3:31 p.m. volunteer firefighters were dispatched and crews from the City of Celina, East 52, Moss, Pea Ridge and Timothy fire departments arrived at the scene at 3:56 p.m. Upon their arrival, the residence of Matt and Tara…

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New Laws For The New Year

Clay County drivers using a cell phone in a school zone while the warning lights are flashing could face a fine under a new law that took effect Jan. 1. This is one of several new laws that could affect local residents in the new year. A fine of up to $50 can be issued…

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