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Walk Across Tennessee Is Gearing Up To Start

Do you have your walking shoes ready? If not, get them out and ready to go because Walk Across Tennessee is gearing up to start again. The UT Extension office is teaming up with the Healthier Clay County Committee and Clay County Health Department to offer this team based, eight week walking program. Since the…

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Macon County Day Of Hope To Be Held

Sometimes the trials in life hit us so hard that it feels like we are drowning. It may even seem unfair that the troubles come wave after wave, so quickly that we don’t even have time to catch our breath before the next one hits. These are the times that we may be tempted to…

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Commodity Distribution

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Clay County on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Clay County Community Center located at 145 Cordell Hull Dr. in Celina. Sign up will be available at the distribution site. For more on this story, pick up…

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Bulldogs Shut Out Clinton County

The Clay County Bulldogs started slow offensively Friday night, but their defense continued their success and completed another shut out win 25-0 at home against the Clinton County Bulldogs. Even though Clay County’s defense remained stout with four turnovers and five sacks, the offense desperately needed to get points on the board after the scoreless…

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Marijuana Recovery

On Aug. 30, Detective Katie Kerr and Sgt. Tyler Thompson assisted with a large amount of marijuana that was found in Clay County. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office, TBI Drug Task Force, Tennessee Marijuana Eradication Unit and Tennessee Highway Patrol participated in the recovery and destruction of the marijuana. For more on this story, pick…

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Officer Stops Illegal Trout Fishing Activity

Clay County TWRA Sergeant Bill Moulton had a busy night stopping illegal spotlighting in a portion of the county. The following day was Free Hunting Day and squirrel and deer hunters were out again, along with the Sergeant. Despite a busy time, when a call came in to the TWRA Poaching Hotline, Sergeant Moulton responded.…

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Lions Club Set To Host Annual Truck Pull Sept. 7

The Celina Lions Club is hosting their annual Truck Pull, which will be held Sept 7. The event is a Kentucky Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pullers Association (KOTTPA) Sanctioned Truck Pull and will be held this year at the Clay County Recreation Complex, located at the Fairgrounds. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Park Set To Host National Rolley Hole Championship

Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match skills in what is known as the “Super Bowl of Marbles.” In its 37th year, the event will feature world-class marble competitions, live music,…

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Education Commissioner Visits Hermitage Springs

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn and Representative Kelly Keisling visited Hermitage Springs School, a Pre-K through 8th grade elementary school in Clay County. During her visit, Commissioner Schwinn toured the school with Principal John Denton and visited three classrooms: Mrs. Amanda Hale’s second grade class, Ms. Tara Asberry’s third…

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Clay County Dominates Home Opener

The Clay County Bulldogs started their season at home in impressive fashion with a 33-0 win against the Monroe County Falcons Friday night. Stopping the run against a one-dimensional team and forcing four turnovers allowed the Bulldogs to pull away early and secure the victory. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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