Lee Appoints Bray 13th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed Wesley Bray of Putnam County as the criminal court judge to the 13th Judicial District to fill the Honorable David. A Patterson’s vacancy. “Wesley brings extensive experience to this role and will serve the 13th district with integrity,” said Lee. “We welcome him to this role and appreciate his willingness…

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Water Rate Increases Discussed

The Board of Mayor and aldermen met in regular session on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Celina City Hall in Celina, Tennessee. Present: Mayor Tonya Spears, Shannon Boles, City Recorder. Aldermen present: Donald Haston and Buddy Thompson. Employees present: Timeka Garrison, Thomas Montgomery, Megan Copas, Dusty Adams, Donald Haston, Travis Swan, Randall Allen, Jeff…

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TN Redline Adds New Text Communication

The Tennessee REDLINE recently unveiled its new text message capability for people seeking a referral to addiction treatment services.  The number for confidential referrals via voice call or text message remains the same: 800-889-9789. Since 1989, the Tennessee REDLINE has served as a referral service to addiction treatment for people and their families looking for…

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U.S. Cellular Provides $1,000 Sponsorship

Russell Richardson C Club, which supports high school football in Clay County, has received $1,000 for equipment and other team essentials through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections, a program that provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for expenses such as travel, equipment and uniforms. Russell Richardson C Club signed up on U.S. Cellular’s website…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-16-19

Gary Keith Ledbetter Gary Keith Ledbetter of Monterey. Tenn. passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, June 16, from what was believed to be a heart attack. Gary had celebrated his 72nd birthday in January of this year. Gary was predeceased by his father Williard Coy Ledbetter, his mother Latta Marie Copeland, his stepfather…

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Obituaries 7-9-19

Evelyn Lee Brown Evelyn Lee Brown, 81 of Moss, passed away June 26 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. A Celebration of Life was held June 29 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kandi Brown officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Active pallbearers included: Tim Scott, James Martin Strong, Eric Strong, Scottie Smith,…

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Obituaries 7-2-19

Betty Ashlock Betty Ashlock, 81, of Celina passed away June 20 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were held June 23 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Grover C. Rich Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Ronald Strong, Donald Strong, Louie Key, Ricky Strong, Clay Rich and Chris…

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Lee Appoints Bray 13th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed Wesley Bray of Putnam County as the criminal court judge to the 13th Judicial District to fill the Honorable David. A Patterson’s vacancy. “Wesley brings extensive experience to this role and will serve the 13th district with integrity,” said Lee. “We welcome him to this role and appreciate his willingness…

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Water Rate Increases Discussed

The Board of Mayor and aldermen met in regular session on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Celina City Hall in Celina, Tennessee. Present: Mayor Tonya Spears, Shannon Boles, City Recorder. Aldermen present: Donald Haston and Buddy Thompson. Employees present: Timeka Garrison, Thomas Montgomery, Megan Copas, Dusty Adams, Donald Haston, Travis Swan, Randall Allen, Jeff…

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TN Redline Adds New Text Communication

The Tennessee REDLINE recently unveiled its new text message capability for people seeking a referral to addiction treatment services.  The number for confidential referrals via voice call or text message remains the same: 800-889-9789. Since 1989, the Tennessee REDLINE has served as a referral service to addiction treatment for people and their families looking for…

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U.S. Cellular Provides $1,000 Sponsorship

Russell Richardson C Club, which supports high school football in Clay County, has received $1,000 for equipment and other team essentials through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections, a program that provides sponsorship support to help youth groups pay for expenses such as travel, equipment and uniforms. Russell Richardson C Club signed up on U.S. Cellular’s website…

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Teachers Receive Tenure

The Clay County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, June 12, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Clay County High School. The following members were present: Benji Bailey, Jason Coons, James Hatcher, Veda Hix, Todd Lynn, Chris McLerran, Nathan Sherrell, Todd Upton and Vonda Weir. David West was absent but participated by phone.…

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Macon Bank & Trust Co. Celebrates 100 Years

On June 29 at the Main Office, Macon Bank and Trust Company celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Food was provided by Jimmy Goad. The large tent, bounce house, tables and chairs were provided by Kyle Garmon, with Rhythm Arts & Entertainment. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands…

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