Christmas Parade A Success

The 2018 Christmas Parade was recently held in Clay County. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Architect Speaks To County Commission

Architect Grant Tharpe spoke to county commissioners during their planning meeting. He provided them with an update about the newly proposed jail. Tharpe showed the commission plans and spoke to them about where things currently stand regarding the new jail. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on…

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Healthier Tennessee Looking Into Apartment Complex Activities

The Healthier Clay County TN Subcommittee is looking into some future activities to host at the local apartment complexes. Chairperson Candie Power spoke to the group about the possibility of upcoming activities. “We went out and did the container gardens at the different apartment complexes. We did that in the spring. We would love to…

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Water Insurance Discussed

Water insurance through Servline was discussed at the November City of Celina meeting. In the past, the City of Celina has covered a one time 25 percent annual adjustment on water bills. Through this new program, a one time 100 percent annual adjustment of up to $500 would be covered. A presentation was made to…

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Obituaries

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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Obits 11/27/18

Elizabeth Ann Nolan Elizabeth Ann Nolan, 75 of Allons, passed away on Nov. 15 at St. Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta. Funeral Services were held on Nov. 19 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Pastor Josh Newberry officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery. Jeff Nolan, Kevin Nolan, Harold Nolan, Kenny Nolan, Tom Spearman…

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Obits 11/20/18

Card of Thanks I would like to thank Dr. Jacquin and all the wonder nurses at Cookeville Cancer Center, the Cookeville Hospital and nurses. Thanks to everyone who visited, prayer and brought food, flowers and money. Thanks to our special friend, Freda Thompson. Luke King, Dan Nicson and Ed Moore for the kind words. Thanks…

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Recent News

Christmas Parade A Success

The 2018 Christmas Parade was recently held in Clay County. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

Read More
Architect Speaks To County Commission

Architect Grant Tharpe spoke to county commissioners during their planning meeting. He provided them with an update about the newly proposed jail. Tharpe showed the commission plans and spoke to them about where things currently stand regarding the new jail. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on…

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Healthier Tennessee Looking Into Apartment Complex Activities

The Healthier Clay County TN Subcommittee is looking into some future activities to host at the local apartment complexes. Chairperson Candie Power spoke to the group about the possibility of upcoming activities. “We went out and did the container gardens at the different apartment complexes. We did that in the spring. We would love to…

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Water Insurance Discussed

Water insurance through Servline was discussed at the November City of Celina meeting. In the past, the City of Celina has covered a one time 25 percent annual adjustment on water bills. Through this new program, a one time 100 percent annual adjustment of up to $500 would be covered. A presentation was made to…

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Heavy Hearts At School Board Meeting

There were heavy hearts at the Clay County School Board meeting this month, as the board remembered Harley Evans and presented a plaque in her memory. Chairman Benji Bailey opened the meeting by saying, “Before we begin, in honor of Harley Evans, we have a plaque to present to Mr. (John) Denton on behalf of…

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Firefighters Recently Honored

Hermitage Springs Volunteer Firefighters were presented THP certificates of appreciation and THP challenge coins by THP Troop E Lieutenant Pierce. This was in regard to an incident that occurred on Oct. 30, 2018 in which Trooper Brawner was assaulted while rendering aid and investigating a serious crash. Firefighters Jordan Fleming and Ricky Etheridge went above…

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