Clay County Students Honored

CCHS students Tara Pedigo and Peyton Roberts were honored by elected officials and bank employees during a Valedictorian’s Luncheon. Photo includes from left: Citizens Bank President Joe Carter, Representative Mae Beavers, Class Valedictorian Tara Pedigo, Class Salutatorian Peyton Roberts, Clay County High School Principal Derick Upchurch, Citizens Bank Branch Manager Billy Snyder and Representative Kelly Keisling.…

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Peek Celebrates 100th Birthday

Ida Peek, seated in the middle, celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends recently. She was born May 10, 1917 and is a long time Clay County resident. According to family members, Ida Peek had a printing shop and ran a newspaper in Clay County. Photo includes: standing, Tennessee McGaha, Pam Rhodes, Leonard Myers…

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C.C.H.S. Seniors Graduate

Clay County High School held their graduation for seniors on May 19. Senior Caprice Garrett (second from left) is pictured with (left to right) Jaden Williamson, Connie Garrett and Thomas Martin. To see more photos from graduation night, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Lady Dawgs Are District Champs

The Clay County High School girls softball team are the 2017 7-A District Champions after defeating Monterey 12-5 in the Championship Game. The undefeated girls defeated Monterey and Clarkrange in the tournament. Monterey battled back after their first loss to Clay County to get to the championship game, but were overmatched by Clay County. For…

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Obituaries

Obits 5/23/17

James William Davis Auto Mechanic James William Davis, 89 of the Leonard Community in Clay County, passed away May 15 at his residence.  Funeral Services were held May 19 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Davis Family Cemetery. His pallbearers were Travis Davis, Curtis Davis,…

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Obits 5/16/17

Kathy Sue Westmoreland Jennings Homemaker Kathy Sue Westmoreland Jennings, 61 of Knoxville and formerly of Celina, passed away on May 2 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services were held at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Doug Mosley and Will Perdue officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Dustin Williams, Alek Williams,…

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Obits 5/9/17

Virgel P. Daniels Business Owner Virgel P. Daniels, 71, passed away on April 28 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services were held May 3 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home in Greencastle Ind. He was born August 26, 1945 in Celina. He was the owner and operator of Virgel’s Garage for many…

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Recent News

Clay County Students Honored

CCHS students Tara Pedigo and Peyton Roberts were honored by elected officials and bank employees during a Valedictorian’s Luncheon. Photo includes from left: Citizens Bank President Joe Carter, Representative Mae Beavers, Class Valedictorian Tara Pedigo, Class Salutatorian Peyton Roberts, Clay County High School Principal Derick Upchurch, Citizens Bank Branch Manager Billy Snyder and Representative Kelly Keisling.…

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Peek Celebrates 100th Birthday

Ida Peek, seated in the middle, celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends recently. She was born May 10, 1917 and is a long time Clay County resident. According to family members, Ida Peek had a printing shop and ran a newspaper in Clay County. Photo includes: standing, Tennessee McGaha, Pam Rhodes, Leonard Myers…

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C.C.H.S. Seniors Graduate

Clay County High School held their graduation for seniors on May 19. Senior Caprice Garrett (second from left) is pictured with (left to right) Jaden Williamson, Connie Garrett and Thomas Martin. To see more photos from graduation night, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Lady Dawgs Are District Champs

The Clay County High School girls softball team are the 2017 7-A District Champions after defeating Monterey 12-5 in the Championship Game. The undefeated girls defeated Monterey and Clarkrange in the tournament. Monterey battled back after their first loss to Clay County to get to the championship game, but were overmatched by Clay County. For…

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Proposed Industrial Park Discussed

Nothing on the agenda could be voted during the City of Celina meeting, due to the fact that only one alderman showed up at the meeting. This didn’t stop a lengthy discussion about the proposed Industrial Park and bypass within City limits. Mayor Willie Kerr and Alderman Charlie Goad were in attendance at the meeting…

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School Board Extends Directors Contract

After a positive review for Director of Schools Matt Eldridge, the Board of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to extend his contract an additional two years. BOE Chairman Benji Bailey spoke about Eldridge and his review by the Board. “Last month we (the Board) went through the process to fill out the evaluations. I tabulated the…

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