Health Department Joins In The Red Sand Project

The Clay County Health Department recently participated in the Red Sand Project. The Red Sand Project is artwork created by Molly Gochman that uses sidewalk interventions and earthwork installations to create opportunities for people to question, connect and take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation. Participants simply fill a sidewalk…

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Senator Paul Bailey Presented With Award

Senator Paul Bailey received the “Legislator of the Year” Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee’s nine development districts,…

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Safety Experts Urge Driver Caution As School Starts

With some schools in full swing in some counties and revving up in others, drivers need to be on alert for increased foot traffic to help ensure pedestrians’ safety. An expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offered safety tips to prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change during the back-to-school…

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Cumberland River Hospital Has Sold

A gathering took place on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) to announce to the community that the hospital has been purchased and will be re-opening its doors in the future. Cookeville City Council unanimously voted on Aug. 1 to approve a resolution sent to them by the CRH board of trustees.…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 8-13-19

Bill Thomas Bill Thomas, 87 of Livingston passed away Aug. 2 at the Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 4 at the Livingston Funeral Home with Danny Staggs officiating. Interment followed in the Flat Creek Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Billy Mahaney, Cleston Daniels, Steve Jones, Carl Smith, Gary Smith and…

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Obituaries 8-6-19

Cedric Landon Brady Cedric Landon Brady, 67, of Whitleyville passed away July 25 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. There was no formal visitation at the funeral home. He was born Jan. 13, 1952 in Clay County. He was an over the road…

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Obituaries 7-30-19

Robert “Bob” Eugene Lynn Robert “Bob” Eugene Lynn, 78 of Cookeville passed away July 14 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 17 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jeremy Bilbery and Robert Cox officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery. He was born April 27, 1954 in Celina. Bob spent…

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Health Department Joins In The Red Sand Project

The Clay County Health Department recently participated in the Red Sand Project. The Red Sand Project is artwork created by Molly Gochman that uses sidewalk interventions and earthwork installations to create opportunities for people to question, connect and take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation. Participants simply fill a sidewalk…

Read More
Senator Paul Bailey Presented With Award

Senator Paul Bailey received the “Legislator of the Year” Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee’s nine development districts,…

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Safety Experts Urge Driver Caution As School Starts

With some schools in full swing in some counties and revving up in others, drivers need to be on alert for increased foot traffic to help ensure pedestrians’ safety. An expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offered safety tips to prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change during the back-to-school…

Read More
Cumberland River Hospital Has Sold

A gathering took place on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) to announce to the community that the hospital has been purchased and will be re-opening its doors in the future. Cookeville City Council unanimously voted on Aug. 1 to approve a resolution sent to them by the CRH board of trustees.…

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Ringing Of The Bells

Former Celina K-8 schoolteacher Bobby Bartlett was selected to perform the Ringing of the Bells ceremony to kick-off the 2019 Clay County Homecoming Days. The Ringing of the Bells ceremony is hosted by the president of the history museum, Mary Loyd Reneau. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman…

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Clay County Receives Home Repair Grant Funds

Clay County has secured a $500,000 HOME program grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to help local families with home repairs. “This HOME grant will go a long way to help families in our community get the home repairs they need,” said Mayor Dale Reagan. “I appreciate THDA’s investment in Clay County.” For…

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