Utility Ordinance Law Passed

The City of Celina aldermen passed the second reading of the tiny house ordinance during their December meeting. This law will ban tiny houses and tiny house villages from being allowed inside city limits. A public hearing was held before the meeting and during the 30-minute public hearing, residents had the opportunity to speak about…

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Man Arrested For Assaulting Trooper

A man was arrested after he allegedly wrecked his motorcycle while being intoxicated and fought with a state trooper. Jamie W. Emberton, 49 of Portland, was arrested on Dec. 6 for DUI, vehicular assault, assault on an officer, resisting arrest and reckless endangerment by THP Trooper Josh Brawner. For more on this story, pick up…

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One Fatality In Moss Car Crash

A man lost his life in an accident on Tompkinsville Highway on Friday. Christopher Scott Evans, of Clay County, lost his life tragically in an accident on State Route 51, also known as Tompkinsville Highway on the morning of Dec. 14. The accident happened near the 700 block of that road at approximately 8:03 a.m.…

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Security To Be Increased At Library

Additional security measures will be taken at the Clay County Library after some criminal activity has been reported there. Timmy Boles is a County Commissioner and library board member. Boles reported back to the Commission about recent developments at the library. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/18/18

James Ardell Anderson James Ardell Anderson, 76 of Greenfield, Ind. passed away on Dec. 7 at Hancock Regional Hospice. Services were held on Dec.11, 2018 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home in Greenfield, Ind. The Celina visitation was on Dec. 12 and services were held at Hall Funeral Home of Celina on Dec. 13 with Nathan…

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Obits 12/11/18

Meskel Loujean Cunningham Meskel (Hayes) Cunningham, 83 of Moss, passed away on Nov. 28 while in the company of family members at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Ky. on Dec. 2 with Brother Danny Pace officiating. Interment followed at the Macedonia Cemetery in Moss. Pallbearers…

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Obits 12/4/18

Roy Munn Johnson Roy Munn Johnson, 64 of Moss, passed away on Nov. 18 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. Funeral Services were held on Nov. 21 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Donald Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ray Williams Cemetery. James ‘Tater’ Johnson, Andrew Garrett, Bobby ‘Cobb’ Smith, Jimmy Goad, David Goad…

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Recent News

Utility Ordinance Law Passed

The City of Celina aldermen passed the second reading of the tiny house ordinance during their December meeting. This law will ban tiny houses and tiny house villages from being allowed inside city limits. A public hearing was held before the meeting and during the 30-minute public hearing, residents had the opportunity to speak about…

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Man Arrested For Assaulting Trooper

A man was arrested after he allegedly wrecked his motorcycle while being intoxicated and fought with a state trooper. Jamie W. Emberton, 49 of Portland, was arrested on Dec. 6 for DUI, vehicular assault, assault on an officer, resisting arrest and reckless endangerment by THP Trooper Josh Brawner. For more on this story, pick up…

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One Fatality In Moss Car Crash

A man lost his life in an accident on Tompkinsville Highway on Friday. Christopher Scott Evans, of Clay County, lost his life tragically in an accident on State Route 51, also known as Tompkinsville Highway on the morning of Dec. 14. The accident happened near the 700 block of that road at approximately 8:03 a.m.…

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Security To Be Increased At Library

Additional security measures will be taken at the Clay County Library after some criminal activity has been reported there. Timmy Boles is a County Commissioner and library board member. Boles reported back to the Commission about recent developments at the library. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman…

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An Impressive Christmas Display

Nestled in the Pea Ridge Community is one of the most impressive Christmas displays in the county. A Clay County husband and wife have set up a remarkable display of inflatables, lights and projections on Fire Hall Road. “You just don’t see it anymore. It is dying out, at least I feel like it is,”…

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Officials Attend Governor’s Conference

Clay County officials recently attended the annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development (ECD) here, receiving recognition for another year of ThreeStar certification. Developed in 1980, the ThreeStar Program is designed to help communities take full advantage of economic development opportunities. The goals are to preserve existing employment, create new employment opportunities, increase Tennessee…

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