Seven Arrested For Drugs

Seven individuals were arrested for drugs recently by law enforcement officers. Brian T. Boles and Heather A. King were arrested on July 10 for simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia by Officer Tyler Thompson. According to Officer Thompson’s report, “On July 10, I Deputy Tyler Thompson, was dispatched to said address to talk with…

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Property Tax To Increase

Clay County property owners will be paying more taxes after a resolution was passed by a majority of Clay County Commissioners. Clay County Commissioners, in a 5-3 majority vote, approved a resolution to exceed the state certified tax rate. After a recent increase in the property assessment values, the state determined that $2.90 tax rate…

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Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Police

Driving while under the influence isn’t a good idea. Crashing your vehicle into the assistant police chief’s vehicle while driving under the influence is worse. Lana Kirk, 28 of Celina, was arrested for DUI and implied consent after she ran into the back of the vehicle that Celina Assistant Police Chief William Cherry was driving.…

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Kerr Celebrates His Retirement

There was a large turnout for former Mayor Willie Kerr’s retirement celebration. Kerr spoke to everyone who attended his celebration. He stated, “It’s been an honor and privilege to serve as mayor for eight years. I made mistakes and we all make mistakes, but I have tried to do the best job that I could…

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Obits 7/18/17

Carl Lewis Hayes Line Leader for Dacco Mfg. Carl Lewis Hayes, 70 of Allons, passed away on July 8 at his residence. Funeral Services were held July 10 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Eric Dillon officiating. Interment followed in the Hayes Family Cemetery. Jerry Beason, Carl Smith, Stevie Sims, Cole McDonald, Derek Masters and…

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Obits 7/11/17

Connie Wayne Dillehay Teacher Connie Wayne Dillehay, 66 of the Hermitage Springs Community in Clay County, passed away June 28 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, Ky.  Funeral Services for Connie Wayne Dillehay were held July 2 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. …

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Obits 7/4/17

Donna Burris Donna Burris, 87 of Celina, passed away at Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center on June 24. Funeral Services were held June 28 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Rossie Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery in the Baptist Ridge. She was born in Clay County…

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Recent News

Seven Arrested For Drugs

Seven individuals were arrested for drugs recently by law enforcement officers. Brian T. Boles and Heather A. King were arrested on July 10 for simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia by Officer Tyler Thompson. According to Officer Thompson’s report, “On July 10, I Deputy Tyler Thompson, was dispatched to said address to talk with…

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Property Tax To Increase

Clay County property owners will be paying more taxes after a resolution was passed by a majority of Clay County Commissioners. Clay County Commissioners, in a 5-3 majority vote, approved a resolution to exceed the state certified tax rate. After a recent increase in the property assessment values, the state determined that $2.90 tax rate…

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Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Police

Driving while under the influence isn’t a good idea. Crashing your vehicle into the assistant police chief’s vehicle while driving under the influence is worse. Lana Kirk, 28 of Celina, was arrested for DUI and implied consent after she ran into the back of the vehicle that Celina Assistant Police Chief William Cherry was driving.…

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Kerr Celebrates His Retirement

There was a large turnout for former Mayor Willie Kerr’s retirement celebration. Kerr spoke to everyone who attended his celebration. He stated, “It’s been an honor and privilege to serve as mayor for eight years. I made mistakes and we all make mistakes, but I have tried to do the best job that I could…

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Reecer To Retire From Farm Bureau

Sue Reecer will be retiring soon from Farm Bureau after a long career. She has been a receptionist there for 26 years. She was hired by Hugh Davenport and has worked with several people throughout her career. “I started with Hugh and Launa Stone. Then, I worked with Judy Smith, Mark Ashlock, Teri Davenport, Melissa…

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Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty

A former Clay County bail bondsman has pled guilty and will now see what life is like on the other side of the law. John Baxter Ashburn has pled guilty to aggravated sexual battery of a child in criminal court recently. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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