Shoplifting Spree Leads To Arrest

A Moss man was arrested after allegedly stealing items from two stores over a three day span. Patrick W. Hix of Moss was arrested on July 1 by Celina Police Officer Thomas Montgomery for the two incidents that reportedly happened just days before. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Gone Country Has A New Owner

Jeanne Key is the proud new owner of Gone Country Café. “I am so glad and excited to be here to meet the people here. We have a lot of relatives here and the area is not new to us,” Key said. Key is originally from Indiana, but has local ties. 40 years ago she…

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New Trash Regulations Begin On August 1

The recently passed City of Celina trash pickup regulations will begin to be enforced on Aug. 1. Mayor Joey Rich would like to encourage everyone to begin recycling their cardboard now. “There will be a cardboard recycling bin at the City of Celina Maintenance Building, so that residents can bring their cardboard to be recycled,”…

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Woman Faces Serious Charges

A Celina woman faces serious charges after she allegedly struck another woman with a crowbar during an altercation. Whitney A. Wilburn, 27 of Celina, was arrested for aggravated assault, vandalism and aggravated burglary by Officer Daniel Stewart. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

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Obits 7/10/18

Card of Thanks Family of Frank Hoover offers their Thanks. On behalf of my husband, Frank Hoover, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to everyone for their tremendous outpouring of support through prayers, comforting words, calls, food, visits, flowers and gifts. I was extremely touched by the support at the visitation and funeral…

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Obits 7/3/18

Mildred Bilbrey Copas Mildred Bilbrey Copas, 89 of the Mt. Vernon Community, passed away on June 25 at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette. Funeral services were held on June 27 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with E.C. Meadows officiating.  Interment followed in the Leonard Cemetery.  Randy Cherry, Jeff Centry, Jake…

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Obits 6/26/18

Josephine (Tinsley) Copeland Certified Nursing Assistant Josephine (Tinsley) Copeland, 84 of Celina, passed away on June 12 at The Palace in Red Boiling Springs surrounded by her family. Funeral services were held on June 15 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Ken Collins officiating. Interment followed at the Tinsley Cemetery. Wesley Copeland, Andrew Meadows, Joe…

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Shoplifting Spree Leads To Arrest

A Moss man was arrested after allegedly stealing items from two stores over a three day span. Patrick W. Hix of Moss was arrested on July 1 by Celina Police Officer Thomas Montgomery for the two incidents that reportedly happened just days before. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Gone Country Has A New Owner

Jeanne Key is the proud new owner of Gone Country Café. “I am so glad and excited to be here to meet the people here. We have a lot of relatives here and the area is not new to us,” Key said. Key is originally from Indiana, but has local ties. 40 years ago she…

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New Trash Regulations Begin On August 1

The recently passed City of Celina trash pickup regulations will begin to be enforced on Aug. 1. Mayor Joey Rich would like to encourage everyone to begin recycling their cardboard now. “There will be a cardboard recycling bin at the City of Celina Maintenance Building, so that residents can bring their cardboard to be recycled,”…

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Woman Faces Serious Charges

A Celina woman faces serious charges after she allegedly struck another woman with a crowbar during an altercation. Whitney A. Wilburn, 27 of Celina, was arrested for aggravated assault, vandalism and aggravated burglary by Officer Daniel Stewart. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

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Commissioners Reject One Time Bonus

In a split vote, Clay County Commissioners voted against the Library Board’s recommendation to give the librarian a one-time $1,500 bonus when commissioners met last week. At the end of the fiscal year, the Clay County Library had $3,759 in excess funds. The Library Board made a recommendation that Librarian Judith Cutright get a one-time…

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School System Buildings Get Improvements

If you drove by Brown Street last week, you probably noticed the repairs being done to the facia of the Clay County Schools Central Office. This is one of several building improvements that the school system is getting completed this year. The Celina K-8 School, Hermitage Springs School and the Central Office are all three…

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