Puppies Saved Under Burning Trailer

A joint effort from area fire departments brought a number of puppies to safety from the threat of smoke inhalation after a residential fire destroyed a mobile home in Allons early Friday morning, Jan. 4. Fire Chief James King of East 52 Volunteer Fire Department (East 52 VFD) said about two or three puppies were…

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Hayes Property Sells For Over $1 Million

The finalized numbers are in on the auction of the home and land of the Mark and Nancy Hayes estate. The property sold for $1,189,000. Three transactions accounted for the $1.1 million dollar sale of the property. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

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City Looks At Revenue Loss Problem

The City of Celina aldermen are looking at their options to help solve a problem: renters running up water bills, not paying the bill and moving away. This problem has plagued the city for many years and Buddy Thompson, Don Haston and Tonya Spears are looking at ways to address the non-payment of water bills.…

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Several New Laws For The New Year

Several new laws went into effect for the upcoming year. Laws on opioids, sanctuary cities, civil asset forfeiture, wine sales and more have taken effect. A new law on opioids was passed. The new law limits initial opioid prescriptions to a three-day supply for new patients, with exceptions for major surgeries, cancer, hospice, sickle cell…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/15/19

William Tee Stephens William Tee Stephens, 85 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away on Jan. 5 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Ky. Funeral services were held on Jan. 8 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Craig Ogletree officiating. Interment followed in the Ashlock Cemetery. Active pallbearers included: Jeff Watson, Dusty Adams, Chris…

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Obituaries 1/8/19

Bertis Elton Dickerson Bertis “Slim” Elton Dickerson, 96 of Celina, passed away at his residence on Dec. 31, 2018. Funeral services were held on Jan. 3 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Jason Dodson and Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Spear Cemetery. Pallbearers included: David Craighead,…

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Obits 1/1/19

Jesse Howard Swallows Jesse Howard Swallows, 91 of Celina, passed away on Dec. 16 at Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Dec. 21 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Rev. Josh Newberry. officiating Interment followed in the Okalona Cemetery in Overton County with full Military Honors.…

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Recent News

Puppies Saved Under Burning Trailer

A joint effort from area fire departments brought a number of puppies to safety from the threat of smoke inhalation after a residential fire destroyed a mobile home in Allons early Friday morning, Jan. 4. Fire Chief James King of East 52 Volunteer Fire Department (East 52 VFD) said about two or three puppies were…

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Hayes Property Sells For Over $1 Million

The finalized numbers are in on the auction of the home and land of the Mark and Nancy Hayes estate. The property sold for $1,189,000. Three transactions accounted for the $1.1 million dollar sale of the property. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

Read More
City Looks At Revenue Loss Problem

The City of Celina aldermen are looking at their options to help solve a problem: renters running up water bills, not paying the bill and moving away. This problem has plagued the city for many years and Buddy Thompson, Don Haston and Tonya Spears are looking at ways to address the non-payment of water bills.…

Read More
Several New Laws For The New Year

Several new laws went into effect for the upcoming year. Laws on opioids, sanctuary cities, civil asset forfeiture, wine sales and more have taken effect. A new law on opioids was passed. The new law limits initial opioid prescriptions to a three-day supply for new patients, with exceptions for major surgeries, cancer, hospice, sickle cell…

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ThreeStar Program Celebrates 10 Years

The ThreeStar program has been helping strengthen the community for years now and the program is celebrating their 10th year. The ThreeStar program began 38 years ago when former Governor Lamar Alexander developed the program. Its original purpose was to encourage counties to be more efficient in operations. The program has changed a lot since…

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Statewide Team Visits Clay County

Members of the University of Tennessee’s Livestock Judging Team visited Clay County recently. The coach of the team, Zach Bartenslager, spoke highly of the Clay County livestock facility that is located at the fairgrounds. “We are proud to visit Clay County and this livestock facility. Randall Kimes always has high quality stock and helps teach…

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