Clay County BOE Announces Trips

The Clay County Board of Education met in regular session on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room at the Central Office. The following members were present: Benji Bailey, James Hatcher, Veda Hix, Chris McLerran, Nathan Sherrell, Todd Upton, Vonda Weir and David West. Jason Coons and Todd Lynn were absent. Chairman Bailey…

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Celina K-8 Holds Beta Club Induction

  The Celina K-8 Junior Beta Club Induction ceremony was held at Celina K-8 last week. Seventh and eighth grade students were inducted into the Junior Beta Club. The Junior Beta Club’s mission is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary school students. For more on this story, pick…

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Clay County Receives Certification

Clay County officials were on hand at the annual Governor’s Conference to receive their ThreeStar certification plaque for the county’s continued participation in the statewide strategic community development program, which assists counties in preparing for a better future. The ThreeStar program now incorporates asset-based planning initiatives and a two-year timeline to accomplish goals, according to the state…

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Hospital To Open Clinic

Cumberland River Hospital closed in March after years of declining patients being seen and declining reimbursements. Cookeville Regional Medical Center saw no other choice but to close. In August Johnny Presley of Crossville, a healthcare provider, purchased the hospital for $200,000. He stated the clinic at the hospital would open in mid-November and that a…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 11/12/19

Lena Bell Adams Jennings Lena Bell Adams Jennings, 86, of Celina passed away Oct. 30 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 2 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Willie Kerr and Charles Huddleston officiating. Interment followed in the Thompson-Webb Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gary Thompson, Jamie Thompson, Michael Thompson, Eddie Jennings, Ethan…

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Obituaries 11/5/19

Bobby Stone Bobby Stone, 84, of Celina passed away Oct. 23 at his home. Funeral services were held Oct. 26 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with John Masters and Joe Hill officiating. Interment followe4d in the Stone Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Paul Masters, Alan Sharp, John Masters, Michael Masters, Austin Hill and Logan Moody. He was…

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Obituaries 10/29/19

James Garnel Blakley James Garnel Blakley, 66, of Celina passed away Aug. 30 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 4 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Dale Reagan and Bro. Jerry Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery in Clay County. Pallbearers were: Thomas Dulworth,…

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Clay County BOE Announces Trips

The Clay County Board of Education met in regular session on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room at the Central Office. The following members were present: Benji Bailey, James Hatcher, Veda Hix, Chris McLerran, Nathan Sherrell, Todd Upton, Vonda Weir and David West. Jason Coons and Todd Lynn were absent. Chairman Bailey…

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Celina K-8 Holds Beta Club Induction

  The Celina K-8 Junior Beta Club Induction ceremony was held at Celina K-8 last week. Seventh and eighth grade students were inducted into the Junior Beta Club. The Junior Beta Club’s mission is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary school students. For more on this story, pick…

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Clay County Receives Certification

Clay County officials were on hand at the annual Governor’s Conference to receive their ThreeStar certification plaque for the county’s continued participation in the statewide strategic community development program, which assists counties in preparing for a better future. The ThreeStar program now incorporates asset-based planning initiatives and a two-year timeline to accomplish goals, according to the state…

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Hospital To Open Clinic

Cumberland River Hospital closed in March after years of declining patients being seen and declining reimbursements. Cookeville Regional Medical Center saw no other choice but to close. In August Johnny Presley of Crossville, a healthcare provider, purchased the hospital for $200,000. He stated the clinic at the hospital would open in mid-November and that a…

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Halloween Fun On The Square

Scarecrows, ghosts, astronauts, farm animals, the Flintstones and many others visited downtown Celina Monday night during Celina Trick-Or-Treat on the Square. The event was originally scheduled to happen Friday, Oct. 25, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather. The weather was perfect Monday night and allowed everyone to have an enjoyable time trick-ot-treating. See page…

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Governor Bill Lee Visits Clay County High School

Governor Bill Lee recognized Clay County High School student Cherokee Hope Upton and Health Science instructor Stacie Franklin. Upton completed a CPR training course taught by Ms. Franklin and learned skills that helped her save a life. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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