County Library Selected For Project

The Clay County Library has been selected to participate in the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and Association for Rural and Small Libraries’ (ARSL), Future Ready with the Library project. The Clay County Library is one of 16 participants selected to participate in the fourth cohort of the project. As part of the project, the Clay County Library will work with a community partner…

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Sesquicentennial Book Is Seeking Local Family Trees

The Clay County Sesquicentennial Genealogy Committee is publishing a history book containing family trees of Clay County residents, past and present, and residents are urged to fill out a family tree form to be published in a book in early 2020. There is no charge to include your family tree. For more on this story,…

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Distressed County Summit Held

Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened his cabinet for a meeting with local officials from Tennessee’s 15 distressed counties during the Governor’s Rural Opportunity Summit in Perry County. The meeting caps a state government-wide audit mandated under Executive Order 1 which examines how departments are serving rural areas, specifically distressed counties. Executive Order 1…

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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…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 8-20-19

Thelma Mitchell Thelma Mitchell, 82, of Celina passed away Aug. 6 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 10 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Nathan Sherrell officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Ronnie Smith, David Craighead, Lee Craighead, Rick Poindexter, Shaun Short and Tillman…

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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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Recent News

County Library Selected For Project

The Clay County Library has been selected to participate in the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and Association for Rural and Small Libraries’ (ARSL), Future Ready with the Library project. The Clay County Library is one of 16 participants selected to participate in the fourth cohort of the project. As part of the project, the Clay County Library will work with a community partner…

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Sesquicentennial Book Is Seeking Local Family Trees

The Clay County Sesquicentennial Genealogy Committee is publishing a history book containing family trees of Clay County residents, past and present, and residents are urged to fill out a family tree form to be published in a book in early 2020. There is no charge to include your family tree. For more on this story,…

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Distressed County Summit Held

Last week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened his cabinet for a meeting with local officials from Tennessee’s 15 distressed counties during the Governor’s Rural Opportunity Summit in Perry County. The meeting caps a state government-wide audit mandated under Executive Order 1 which examines how departments are serving rural areas, specifically distressed counties. Executive Order 1…

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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…

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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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