Seniors Get Workforce Advice

The second annual Clay County High School interview boot camp was held at the school recently, and organizers say it was a big success. “The boot camp at CCHS provided our seniors with a mock interview, which included critiques and guidance and help with resume writing,” said Jayne Donaldson, head of Career Technical Education (CTE)…

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Obituaries 3/24/20

Turner Lee Ridge Turner Lee Ridge, 84, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away on March 13 at Mabry Healthcare and Rehab in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held March 16 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jerry Reed officiating. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery. Family and friends served as active pallbearers. He was born Oct.…

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County Offices Close To Public

In order to take appropriate measures to protect the health and safety of citizens and government employees, Clay County government offices will be closed to public access from March 24 to April 6 until further notice. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now or subscribe online at…

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Announcements 3/24/20

Clay County Senior Center Clay County Senior Center is closed until April 6. This date is subject to change due to COVID-19 virus. Center Director Sandra Wix will be in the office for normal business hours if any senior needs assistance. Please call 931-243-3467 business hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.- 4…

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Announcements 3/17/20

Farm and Family Meeting There will be a farm and family meeting on April 6 at Clay County High School starting at 5 p.m. Choose two topics of your choice to attend: Fly Control and Pink eye in your beef herd, DYI Flower Arrangements, Buzzard and wild Hog Control, Instant Pot Cooking, Fruit Tree Planting…

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Clay County Advances To State

The Clay County Bulldogs earned themselves a trip to the 2020 state tournament last Monday when they traveled to Eagleville for the sectional round of the TSSAA tournament and defeated the Eagles 61-43. The score does not do justice to the intensity of Monday night’s game. The Bulldogs and the Eagles were neck and neck…

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Allons Woman Injured In Rollover

An Allons woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 294 after running off the highway. Bonnie Ditto, 48 of Allons, was traveling North on State Route 294 in a 2004 Toyota 4Runner. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Unemployment Increases In Clay

New data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows unemployment increases in nearly all of Tennessee’s 95 counties in January 2020. Ninety-four counties experienced some level of increase during the first month of the year. Meigs County is the only county in the state where unemployment remained unchanged in January. For…

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Obituaries 3/17/20

Wealtha Olyne Strong Wealtha Olyne Strong, 92, of Celina, passed away March 8 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held March 11 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Andrew Strong, Matt Barlow, James Thomas Strong, Caye Strong, Grant Strong, Gaven Beasley…

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Obituaries 3/10/20

Jerry Millard Gilpatrick Jerry Millard Gilpatrick, 67, of Celina, passed away Feb. 25 at his residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 28 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Bobby Bartlett officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Brandon Gilpatrick, Seth Gilpatrick, Travis Swann, Donald Collins, Nick Melton and Tim Tiernan. Honorary…

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