Campaign Encourages Education In Rural Areas

WGU Tennessee launched Everywhere, TN, a new campaign focused on rural access to education. The campaign aims to increase the number of students in rural counties and affirms the university’s commitment to expanding access to students and working adults who live in rural counties. As part of Everywhere, TN, an accompanying scholarship is being offered…

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Congratulations: Hometown Residents Purchase Subway

Greg and Melissa Brannon recently purchased the Subway at 5270 Burkesville Hwy, Celina. This is the second location for them. They are hometown owners. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Kelly Keisling Is Named Legislator Of The Year

State Representative Kelly Keisling (R-Byrdstown) has been named Legislator of the Year by the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT). Keisling recently received the award during the Association’s annual convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn. It recognizes Chairman Keisling for his support, partnership and advocacy on behalf of local government and county officials. For more on this story,…

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Santa And Frosty Visit Christmas Parade

Frosty the Snowman and Santa Claus made their grand entrance during the Celina Christmas parade. Watch for a future edition of the Citizen-Statesman to see more pictures from the parade. Pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Obituaries

Obituaries 12/10/19

Lenda Sue Cherry Lenda Sue Cherry, 73, of Celina passed away Nov. 21 at her residence. There were no services as she had chosen cremation. She was born Aug. 17, 1946 in Clay County. She worked in the healthcare field for Cumberland River Hospital where she found great pleasure in serving her community. She treasured…

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Obituaries 12/3/19

Katherine Terry Clark Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine Terry Clark, age 93, of Cookeville, TN were held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Donaldson Cemetery in Clay County on her family farm. Buddy Johnson, minister of the Jefferson Avenue…

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Obituaries 11/26/19

Judy Nell Atchley Judy Nell Atchley, 58 of Celina passed away Nov. 10 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 15 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Atchley Family Cemetery. Surviving relatives include: husband, James; daughter, Jamie Colson and husband, Julian; son, Brandon Atchley and companion,…

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Campaign Encourages Education In Rural Areas

WGU Tennessee launched Everywhere, TN, a new campaign focused on rural access to education. The campaign aims to increase the number of students in rural counties and affirms the university’s commitment to expanding access to students and working adults who live in rural counties. As part of Everywhere, TN, an accompanying scholarship is being offered…

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Congratulations: Hometown Residents Purchase Subway

Greg and Melissa Brannon recently purchased the Subway at 5270 Burkesville Hwy, Celina. This is the second location for them. They are hometown owners. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Kelly Keisling Is Named Legislator Of The Year

State Representative Kelly Keisling (R-Byrdstown) has been named Legislator of the Year by the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT). Keisling recently received the award during the Association’s annual convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn. It recognizes Chairman Keisling for his support, partnership and advocacy on behalf of local government and county officials. For more on this story,…

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Santa And Frosty Visit Christmas Parade

Frosty the Snowman and Santa Claus made their grand entrance during the Celina Christmas parade. Watch for a future edition of the Citizen-Statesman to see more pictures from the parade. Pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Museum Features Clay Co. In Exhibition

The Tennessee State Museum explored the rich and diverse history of Tennessee’s food through a new exhibition, Let’s Eat! Origins and Evolutions of Tennessee Food open now through Feb. 2, 2020, at the Museum’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park location in Nashville. Among the many stories told in the exhibition through artifacts, images, interactive activities…

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Clay Splits Games With Cannon County

The Clay County Bulldog basketball teams traveled to Cannon County on Friday to compete in the Mitch Wilson State Farm Classic where they would split games with the host of the event, Cannon County Lions. The Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lionettes 63-41 and the Bulldogs bested the Lions 69-57. For more on this story,…

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