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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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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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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Obituaries 2/9/21

February 9, 2021

Lucille Waddell Bowe Stellingwerf Lucille Waddell Bowe Stellingwerf, 95, of Celina, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. She was proceeded in death by her first husband, Jesse Cornell Bowe, Sr. (1980) and her second husband, Don Stellingwerf (2007); her parents, Willie and Lizzie Waddell. Lucille was lovingly known by her family as Nana. She…

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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…

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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Bulldogs Win District Battle Against Tigers

February 17, 2021

The Bulldogs of Clay County High School took the court against the Tigers of Gordonsville High School on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in a District 6 Class A battle. The Lady Bulldogs (15-8) ranked #16 in Class A took the court against the Lady Tigers (4-16) ranked #57 in Class A. The Lady Bulldogs started off…

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New UCHRA Partnership Helps Serve Vulnerable Populations

February 17, 2021

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) commodities distribution team and the UCHRA Community Corrections program have partnered to better efficiently serve the community. The partnership helps two segments in need: families in need of supplemental food and clients of the adult community corrections program in need of community service hours. Both, in need of…

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