UCHRA Fires Collins In Close Vote

The former director of the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency said he has no ill will toward the agency’s board in spite of the fact that they voted Wednesday to terminate him from his position. “Obviously, I wish the outcome had been different and I could have retired here, but that’s OK. Life goes on,”…

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City Aldermen Get Sticker Shock

Aldermen Buddy Thompson and Tonya Spears were alarmed when a representative unexpectedly increased a quote for computer software and upgrades by over $45,000. Last month the aldermen unanimously voted to approve upgrades to the city’s computer software, computers and the water department’s handheld readers. The aldermen approved the purchase from a company called Local Government.…

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Clay County Farm Joins State’s Century Farms Program

An historic Clay County family farm is now part of the Tennessee Century Farms Program, administered by the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU, and is being recognized for keeping continuously owned family land in agricultural production for at least the last 100 years. The Bazle & Bertha White Farm, a 58-acre property located 15 miles west of Celina,…

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Williams Reaches Her Goal

Samara Williams reached her fundraising goal and will be guaranteed a trip to New York City. Readers may remember our April 17 article about four-year-old Samara Williams from Celina. A photo session in Tompkinsville, Ky. started her career in modeling. One thing led to another for the young child, and she was selected to go…

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Obits 5/15/18

Dimple Savage Thompson Dimple Savage Thompson, 91 of Tompkinsville, Ky., passed away on May 3 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on May 6 at Strode Funeral Home with Jason Thompson officiating. Interment followed in the Oak Hill Cemetery. She was born on Jan. 25, 1927 in Jackson County. She was a retired…

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Obits 5/8/18

Card of Thanks Thank you for the flowers, gifts and food that you sent. Thanks to the Ashlock Singers and to Donald Bryant who has always been in our family. Thank you for the kind words and friendship that was shown. Special thanks to Cumberland River Hospital staff, Dr. Horne, Dr. Raines and Mandy Hayes.…

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Obits 5/1/18

Genevieve Pharris Genevieve Pharris, 77 of Moss, passed away on April 18 at Macon County General Hospital. Funeral services were held on April 21 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Tim White officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. She was born on May 2, 1940 in the…

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UCHRA Fires Collins In Close Vote

The former director of the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency said he has no ill will toward the agency’s board in spite of the fact that they voted Wednesday to terminate him from his position. “Obviously, I wish the outcome had been different and I could have retired here, but that’s OK. Life goes on,”…

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City Aldermen Get Sticker Shock

Aldermen Buddy Thompson and Tonya Spears were alarmed when a representative unexpectedly increased a quote for computer software and upgrades by over $45,000. Last month the aldermen unanimously voted to approve upgrades to the city’s computer software, computers and the water department’s handheld readers. The aldermen approved the purchase from a company called Local Government.…

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Clay County Farm Joins State’s Century Farms Program

An historic Clay County family farm is now part of the Tennessee Century Farms Program, administered by the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU, and is being recognized for keeping continuously owned family land in agricultural production for at least the last 100 years. The Bazle & Bertha White Farm, a 58-acre property located 15 miles west of Celina,…

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Williams Reaches Her Goal

Samara Williams reached her fundraising goal and will be guaranteed a trip to New York City. Readers may remember our April 17 article about four-year-old Samara Williams from Celina. A photo session in Tompkinsville, Ky. started her career in modeling. One thing led to another for the young child, and she was selected to go…

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CFD Closer To Getting Brush Truck

The Celina Fire Department (CFD) is a little bit closer to getting a brush truck after a successful fish fry fundraiser. About 30 volunteers, some with the fire department and some citizens, worked the event. The event was a big success and over 90 pounds of fish was cooked and sold out in less than…

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Seven Arrested For Drug Paraphernalia

Seven individuals were arrested for drug paraphernalia following an outdoor altercation. According to police reports, Celina Chief of Police Terry Scott was on patrol on Riverside Avenue on April 29. Chief Scott noticed two individuals having an altercation outside of 700 Riverside Avenue. “Brandon Whitaker, he told me that the female, Jessica Raymer, was talking…

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