USDA Representatives Visit Clay County

Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) visited Clay County and spoke to people about various programs that local people may be eligible for. One of the programs that the USDA is involved in is a program for home improvement grants. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Construction Will Expand CH&R

A construction project will expand the Celina Health and Rehab facility to allow them to expand their outpatient treatment options. The 3,424 square foot facility will allow for 12 additional beds and an outpatient occupational therapy room. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

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Man Charged With Murder Of Local Girl

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Three People Shot In Hermitage Springs

The Hermitage Springs Community was in shock following a shooting that involved multiple victims on Oct. 29. The Shooting Incident Details were limited as of press time about the shooting incident. At least three victims were shot in the North Fork Road Area of Hermitage Springs on Oct. 29. Clay County dispatchers received a call…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/6/18

Phillip A. Ratcliff Phillip A. Ratcliff, 72 of Celina, passed away on Oct. 28 at Skyline Medical Center. The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later. He was born in Campbellsville, Ky. He was a truck driver. He was preceded in death by parents, Alfred Ratcliff and Emma Frances…

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Obits 10/30/18

George F. Raines Funeral services for Mr. George F. Raines, 84 of Gainesboro, were held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Charlie West officiating. Interment followed in the Williams Cemetery in Clay County. He passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at…

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Obits 10/23/18

Kristen Danielle Amari Hamilton Kristen Danielle Amari Hamilton, four months old, passed away on Oct. 11 at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Funeral services were held on Oct. 14 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Bobby Bartlett and Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed in the Thompson-Webb Cemetery. Carl Philpott, Jr. and Jamie Thompson served as active pallbearers.…

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USDA Representatives Visit Clay County

Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) visited Clay County and spoke to people about various programs that local people may be eligible for. One of the programs that the USDA is involved in is a program for home improvement grants. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

Read More
Construction Will Expand CH&R

A construction project will expand the Celina Health and Rehab facility to allow them to expand their outpatient treatment options. The 3,424 square foot facility will allow for 12 additional beds and an outpatient occupational therapy room. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

Read More
Man Charged With Murder Of Local Girl

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Three People Shot In Hermitage Springs

The Hermitage Springs Community was in shock following a shooting that involved multiple victims on Oct. 29. The Shooting Incident Details were limited as of press time about the shooting incident. At least three victims were shot in the North Fork Road Area of Hermitage Springs on Oct. 29. Clay County dispatchers received a call…

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Sheriff’s Phone App Discussed

More details about the Clay County Sheriff’s mobile phone app were discussed during the Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) meeting. The CCADC is partnering with Sheriff Boone to make the new app a reality. The sheriff’s app, as it is unofficially called, will be able to mass alert Clay County residents, who sign up…

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Celina Police Chief Raids Meth Lab

Celina Chief of Police Terry Scott raided a meth lab that was located in Celina and arrested two individuals. Randall Bledsoe and JoAnn Bledsoe, both of Celina, were arrested on Oct. 18. Randall Bledsoe was arrested for meth mfg, deliver, sale, possession with intent, meth possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, aggravated criminal trespassing and aggravated…

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