Joint Investigation Results In 15 Indicted For Meth

A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. In March 2019, detectives with the Cookeville Police Department, the Putnam County…

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Rain Boots Or Snow Boots?

The Cumberland River rose above the banks on both sides last week after three consecutive days of rain. After all the rain, Clay County was treated to a beautiful snow. 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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Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements

Clay Needs $22.9 Million For Public Infrastructure Improvements Tennessee needs at least $54.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2018 through June 2023, according to a new report released by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR). Public infrastructure improvements for Clay County total $22.9 million, a decrease of…

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Bulldogs Finish At Top Of District Tournament

The Bulldog basketball teams of Clay County High School hosted Pickett County on Tuesday where they would split games with the Bobcats. The Lady Bulldogs struggled to get in their rhythm, resulting in a 61-31 loss and the Bulldogs held on in a close one to best Pickett 57-55. Clay County schools were cancelled last…

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Obituaries 2/11/20

Master Corbin Alexander Jones Master Corbin Alexander Jones, 6 weeks, of Lafayette, passed away Jan. 22. Funeral services were held Jan. 27 at the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina. Interment followed in the Williams Cemetery in the Pea Ridge Community. He was born Dec. 10, 2019 in Cookeville. He was so loved…

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Announcements 2/11/20

Annual Travel Party Come travel with us! Macon Bank is having a travel party on Feb. 29 at 10:30 a.m. It will be at the Macon County Senior Citizens Center, 329 Highway 52 Bypass E in Lafayette. For more information call Debbie Mason at 615-666-6448. Tree Day 2020 Tree Day is designed to provide trees…

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Legal 2/11/20

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on February 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM local time, at the south doot, at the Clay County Courthouse, Clay County Community Building, 145 Cordell Hull Drive, Celina, Tennessee, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Ricky L. Barnett, an unmarried man, to Emmett James House or…

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Announcements 2/4/20

Clay County Mobile Food Pantry/Second Harvest On Friday Feb. 7, the first food distribution of 2020 from the Clay County Mobile Food Pantry/Second Harvest will be held at the Clay County Fairgrounds.  Please do not arrive before 8 a.m.  The food distribution will not begin until at least 9:15 a.m. depending on the arrival of…

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Legals 2/4/20

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on February 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM local time, at the south doot, at the Clay County Courthouse, Clay County Community Building, 145 Cordell Hull Drive, Celina, Tennessee, pursuant to Deed of Trust executed by Ricky L. Barnett, an unmarried man, to Emmett James House or…

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Clay 4-H’ers Win Several Awards At Show

Twenty-three Clay County youth exhibited around 70 hogs at the regional and state Junior Swine Show in Murfreesboro at the beginning of January. Clay County exhibitors excelled in competing in showmanship, market hog and breeding gilt classes, as well as purebred classes. 4-H’ers also competed in skill-a-thon, a test where youth demonstrate knowledge about their livestock.…

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