Lady Bulldog Selected As All-State Player

By Matthew Stafford On June 7 the TSCA (Tennessee Softball Coaches Association) released their Miss Softball awards and All-State teams selections with one Lady Bulldog being listed. Two Upper-Cumberland players were selected to the All-State teams in Class A: Aliyah Kingery, a player from Clay County High School, and in Class AA Jordan Key, from…

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Announcements 6/15/21

Birdwell Reunion Welcome to the triumphant return of the annual Birdwell Reunion to be held on Saturday, June 26 at the Old Mulkey State Park near Tompkinsville, KY. This includes the descendants of Alexander and Bernetta (Spears) Birdwell. Lunch will be served around noon. Meat, sides (green beans, potato salad, slaw, etc.) drinks, and paper…

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Announcements 6/8/21

Clay County Museum Festival The Clay County Museum Festival is a one-day event scheduled for Saturday, August 7, 2021 around the courthouse square in downtown Celina.  This event will start at approximately 8:00 a.m. and there will be food booths, vendors, a cakewalk, the “Mighty Duck Race”, a car & tractor show at the old…

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Boating Accident Results In Serious Injuries For One Over Holiday Weekend

A single boating accident occurred over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, resulting in serious injuries for one. At approximately 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 30, East Clay Volunteer Fire Department was notified of a possible boating accident near Willow Grove Campground swimming area. Once on scene firefighters found a 49-year-old male who had suffered serious…

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Obituaries 6/1/21

Harold Franklin Layne Harold Franklin Layne, age 72, of Tracy City, passed away in the comfort of his lifelong home place and surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday May 15 2021. Born August 14, 1948 to the late Edd and Mary Beulah Layne, Harold had devoted his life to being a loving husband, father,…

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Announcements 6/1/21

Representative Rose Local Office Hours Friday, June 11 Time: 10:00-11:00 am What: Clay County Local Office Hours Location: Clay County Administrative Building, 145 Cordell Hull Dr., Celina, TN 38551 Who: Representative Rose will be represented by District Director Rebecca Foster during this visit.

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Unemployment Drops Across State

Tennesseans continued returning to the workforce in counties across the state in April. According to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, nearly all counties experienced a decrease in unemployment during the month. In year-to-year comparisons, each county showed a remarkable recovery from pandemic-era unemployment rates one year ago. The…

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Community Services Block Grant Meeting Critical Needs

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and partnering agencies are recognizing the important impact the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) has been able to make in communities over the last year. TDHS supports and administers the CSBG through a network of 20 local Community Action and Human Resource Agencies that reach all 95 counties.…

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TDH Launches Emergency Alert Decal For Children With Special Needs

Last Wednesday the Tennessee Department of Health launched a new set of resources available for families who have children and youth with special health care needs. The Emergency Alert Decals provide a visual aid to alert emergency personnel of the presence of a child or youth with special health care needs. The Emergency Alert Decal…

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Obituaries 5/25/21

Georgia Irene (Black) Cherry Georgia Irene (Black) Cherry, 89, of Indianapolis, Indiana and formally of Red Boiling Springs, passed away May 14 at her residence in Indiana. Funeral services were held May 20 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation. She was born Nov. 7, 1931 in Science Hill,…

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