Director Of Schools Now Responsible For Appointing Volunteers

March 2, 2021

The Clay County Board of Education met recently in their regularly scheduled meeting and decided to allow the Director of Schools complete volunteer authority. In the recently held meeting, it was mentioned that the board normally considers and approves all volunteers; however, it is not a requirement by board policy. The Chairman explained that taking…

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Bulldogs Win 6A District Championship

March 2, 2021

The Clay County Bulldogs won the district championship on Thursday, Feb. 25 by defeating the Pickett County Bobcats in overtime, 58-46. For more on this story and more on last week’s game coverage, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

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Winter Storms Slam Upper Cumberland

February 23, 2021

Back-to-back winter storms hit the Upper Cumberland last week—leaving thousands powerless in frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in the Upper Cumberland and it began weighing down powerlines and trees—causing many to snap. Overton and Jackson Counties…

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Nashville District Holds Off On Raising Fees

February 23, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander is holding off on an earlier decision to raise fees for certain shoreline facilities that were previously set to go into effect March 1. “Due to the financial hardship from the pandemic, the increased fees will not be implemented for the next six months,” said Lt.…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/2/21

March 2, 2021

Willie E. “Dude” Meadows Willie E. “Dude” Meadows, 75, of Celina, passed away Feb. 24 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 28 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Robert Meadows officiating. Pallbearers were Greg Meadows, Danny Stevens, Cam Murphy, Terry Meadows, Scotty Reagan and Ronnie Parsons.…

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Obituaries 2/23/21

February 23, 2021

Mattie Christine Poindexter Mattie Christine Poindexter, 92 of Celina, passed away, Feb. 16 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home. Internment followed in the Arms Cemetery. Family and friends served as pallbearers. She worked for the Clay County School System for more than 30 years as a teacher. She…

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Obituaries 2/16/21

February 17, 2021

Betty Sue Walker-Smith Betty Sue Walker-Smith, 74, of Celina, passed away Feb. 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. The family has chosen cremation with no formal services at the funeral home. There will be a celebration of life at a later date. She was born Aug. 21, 1946. She spent her career working in a factory.…

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Director Of Schools Now Responsible For Appointing Volunteers

March 2, 2021

The Clay County Board of Education met recently in their regularly scheduled meeting and decided to allow the Director of Schools complete volunteer authority. In the recently held meeting, it was mentioned that the board normally considers and approves all volunteers; however, it is not a requirement by board policy. The Chairman explained that taking…

Read More

Bulldogs Win 6A District Championship

March 2, 2021

The Clay County Bulldogs won the district championship on Thursday, Feb. 25 by defeating the Pickett County Bobcats in overtime, 58-46. For more on this story and more on last week’s game coverage, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

Read More

Winter Storms Slam Upper Cumberland

February 23, 2021

Back-to-back winter storms hit the Upper Cumberland last week—leaving thousands powerless in frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in the Upper Cumberland and it began weighing down powerlines and trees—causing many to snap. Overton and Jackson Counties…

Read More

Nashville District Holds Off On Raising Fees

February 23, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander is holding off on an earlier decision to raise fees for certain shoreline facilities that were previously set to go into effect March 1. “Due to the financial hardship from the pandemic, the increased fees will not be implemented for the next six months,” said Lt.…

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State Historic Route Awarded National Designation

February 23, 2021

The Cumberland Historic Byway has been designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In earning the new scenic designation, the route and surrounding communities will have greater access to federal grant funding from the National Scenic Byway Program and national marketing from the America’s Byways program. “We are thrilled that the…

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City Discusses Forming Recreational Advisory Board

February 17, 2021

The Town of Celina Board of Mayor and Alderman met in regular session last Tuesday night and discussed forming a new Recreational Advisory Board. Celina Mayor Tonya Spears explained that the board will be made up of five volunteer members of the community. She said the members would serve as a liaison between the public…

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