Flag Retirement Held

Members of the Celina American Legion Post #18 salute the flags one final time, before they retire them honorably on Flag Day. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Trash Pickup Regulations Passed

Facing substantial annual losses on the garbage collection services, the City of Celina aldermen passed a resolution on trash pickup regulations during their June meeting. “People just sit whatever they want out there for $10 (a month),” city employee Bobby “Cobb” Smith said. “About every year, we take a $38,000 to $40,000 loss.” Smith also…

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Board Of Education Votes To Sell Building

After a lengthy discussion, the Clay County Board of Education unanimously decided to sell the old Active Network building. Chairman Benji Bailey explained to the Board that bids were posted in local and non-local newspapers. Bailey told the Board and audience how the school system came in possession of the building. The building was on…

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Architect Firm Discusses New Jail

Plans are moving along for the new jail. Recently members of an architect firm met with several county commissioners, the mayor and sheriff to discuss plans for the new jail. Architects showed the Jail Board plans for a new facility. A new jail will fix a major problem that Clay County is currently facing. Readers…

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Obituaries

Obits 6/19/18

Harold Eugene Hix Harold Eugene Hix, 74 of the Union Hill Community passed away on June 8 at his residence. Funeral services were held on June 10 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Nathan Sherrell, John Carlisle and Shane Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Union…

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Obits 6/12/18

Ollie Dulworth Ollie Dulworth, 95 of Celina, passed away on June 2 at Celina Health & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held on June 5 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Dailey Cemetery. Timmy Dulworth, Joe Watson, Myron Kirkpatrick, Thomas Dulworth, Lucas Sherrills and Eric Copeland served as…

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Obits 6/5/18

Gerlean Ritter Hatcher Gerlean Ritter Hatcher, 86 of the Hermitage Springs Community, passed away on May 25 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held May 27 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Dr. Jerry Bean officiating. Interment followed in the Grady Cherry Cemetery with her family…

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Flag Retirement Held

Members of the Celina American Legion Post #18 salute the flags one final time, before they retire them honorably on Flag Day. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Trash Pickup Regulations Passed

Facing substantial annual losses on the garbage collection services, the City of Celina aldermen passed a resolution on trash pickup regulations during their June meeting. “People just sit whatever they want out there for $10 (a month),” city employee Bobby “Cobb” Smith said. “About every year, we take a $38,000 to $40,000 loss.” Smith also…

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Board Of Education Votes To Sell Building

After a lengthy discussion, the Clay County Board of Education unanimously decided to sell the old Active Network building. Chairman Benji Bailey explained to the Board that bids were posted in local and non-local newspapers. Bailey told the Board and audience how the school system came in possession of the building. The building was on…

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Architect Firm Discusses New Jail

Plans are moving along for the new jail. Recently members of an architect firm met with several county commissioners, the mayor and sheriff to discuss plans for the new jail. Architects showed the Jail Board plans for a new facility. A new jail will fix a major problem that Clay County is currently facing. Readers…

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Local Fire Department Needs Help

The Pea Ridge Volunteer Fire Department may be a small department in Clay County, but they do big things. They do the best they can with what they have, but desperately need some new gear. The Pea Ridge VFD doesn’t have enough turnout gear to equip all of their members. “There are two to three…

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Towne Square Pizza Coming Soon

After much anticipation and excitement, Towne Square Pizza will be open soon. “We would like to be open in the next couple weeks,” co-owner John Johnson said. The new pizza place will be located at 102 East Lake Avenue, across from the Bank of Celina. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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