High-Speed Chase Ends In Rollover

A woman was arrested in Overton County on June 26 after a high-speed pursuit, which started in Clay County. Jamilia King, 43 of Michigan, was arrested after a multi-county pursuit that resulted in the charges of Reckless Endangerment, Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest and Evading Arrest—charges in Clay County will come at a later date. For…

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PFC Garrett’s Personal Effects To Be Displayed

Some of the personal effects of a Clay County native who was killed in World War II and buried in Europe will soon be on display at the community center. Private First Class Fred Thomas Garrett, who still has relatives living in the county, died during the second World War in France. He was buried…

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Clay Schools Receive Grant

State Rep. Kelly Keisling, R- Byrdstown, and Sen. Mark Pody, R-Lebanon, announced last Wednesday Clay County Schools will receive a $50,000 Perkins Reserve Grant to expand career and technical education. The Tennessee Department of Education announced the  US  Department of Education has  approved  the  state’s plan,  Strengthening Career and Technical Education in Tennessee, which will…

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Vote By Mail Is An Option

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled last Wednesday that it will not block a judge’s order to offer the by-mail voting option to all eligible voters during the COVD-19 pandemic while the state continues to try and appeal the decision. Nashville Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle ruled June 4, that the state’s limits on absentee voting during…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/30/20

Lloyd Wilkie Pritchett Lloyd Wilkie Pritchett, 79, of Hilham, passed away June 23 at the Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were held June 24 at the McDonald Cemetery with Joy Langford officiating. Active pallbearers were Cecil Langford, Jr., David Boles, Timmy Langford, Joe Felix Spivey, Alan West and Kenny Estep. He was…

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Obituaries 6/23/20

James Leland “Jimmy” Gilpatrick James Leland “Jimmy” Gilpatrick, 72, of Celina, passed away June 10 from the Clay County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held June 12 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Dale Reagan officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery in Celina. He was born…

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Obituaries 6/16/20

Nina Mae Reecer Nina Mae Reecer, 94, of Moss, passed away May 22 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. A private service was held May 24 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson and Nick Melton officiating. Interment followed in the Moore Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Charles Smith, Keith Rich, Matt Boone, Brandon…

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High-Speed Chase Ends In Rollover

A woman was arrested in Overton County on June 26 after a high-speed pursuit, which started in Clay County. Jamilia King, 43 of Michigan, was arrested after a multi-county pursuit that resulted in the charges of Reckless Endangerment, Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest and Evading Arrest—charges in Clay County will come at a later date. For…

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PFC Garrett’s Personal Effects To Be Displayed

Some of the personal effects of a Clay County native who was killed in World War II and buried in Europe will soon be on display at the community center. Private First Class Fred Thomas Garrett, who still has relatives living in the county, died during the second World War in France. He was buried…

Read More
Clay Schools Receive Grant

State Rep. Kelly Keisling, R- Byrdstown, and Sen. Mark Pody, R-Lebanon, announced last Wednesday Clay County Schools will receive a $50,000 Perkins Reserve Grant to expand career and technical education. The Tennessee Department of Education announced the  US  Department of Education has  approved  the  state’s plan,  Strengthening Career and Technical Education in Tennessee, which will…

Read More
Vote By Mail Is An Option

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled last Wednesday that it will not block a judge’s order to offer the by-mail voting option to all eligible voters during the COVD-19 pandemic while the state continues to try and appeal the decision. Nashville Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle ruled June 4, that the state’s limits on absentee voting during…

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Unemployment Rates Decrease

Record-high unemployment rates recorded in counties across Tennessee in April experienced sizable decreases as the state slowly reopened in May 2020, according to preliminary data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. All 95 of Tennessee’s counties had lower unemployment rates in May, compared to the number of individuals who could not…

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Road Across Dam Still Closed

The road across the Dale Hollow Dam will remain closed into the month of August. Work on machinery replacement is going well but is taking longer than originally anticipated, it is reported.

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