Area Recent News

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo Set For June 8

In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, a Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery. This annual free event is open to youth under the age of 15. If you would like to volunteer, call Andrew Currie, 931-243-2443. The…

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Jr. High Boys Recognized

Pictured are Mayor Reagan, the County Commission and Senator Mark Pody presenting a certificate to Coach Courtney Cherry and the Jr. High Boys for winning the James C. Haile State tournament. 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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East 52 VFD Receives Flags

Jessica Webb of Woodmen Life presented East 52 Volunteer Fire Department with both American and Tennessee Flags. Pictured front: Jessica Webb with Woodmen Life, Eric Mullins, Chris Nagy, James King, Dusty Keys, Jennifer Harvey, Heather King and Howard Seeley with Max. Back: Linda Massingille, Lonnie King, Barbara Seeley, Sierra Long and Daniel Strong. For more…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

Clay County Helping Hands, which is a 501(C)(3) organization, located at 682 Clay County Highway in Celina, is now under new management. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 3 to celebrate the revitalization of this program. The purpose of Helping Hands is to aid those affected by crisis or hardship by providing temporary…

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Local Blood Drive Held

Last Wednesday the American Red Cross held a community blood Drive in Celina. Many turned out to give this selfless gift. More Pictures can be found on page 7 of the Citizen-Statesman. 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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Teens Rescued From High Water

The U.S. Armed Forces has a division referred to as the Defense Logistics Agency – Disposition Services. They have the job to reutilize, transfer or donate equipment no longer being used. It goes first between the branches of the various services and it not needed its offered to various agencies and ultimately is made available…

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CCHS Prom 2019

Clay County High School held their prom April 26. For more photos from prom, please see pages 11 and 12 of the Citizen-Statesman. 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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New Window Security For All Clay County Schools

The Clay County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Celina K-8 School. The following members were present: Benji Bailey, Jason Coons, James Hatcher, Veda Hix, Todd Lynn, Chris McLerran, Nathan Sherrell, Todd Upton, Vonda Weir and David West. Chairman Bailey called the meeting to order.…

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Two Groups Bid On Hospital

Editor’s Note: Reprinted from the Herald-Citizen, Lindsay McReynolds reporting. Two organizations have submitted letters of intent to purchase the closed Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Both seek to reopen the hospital, according to their proposals. The Osborn Group, LLC, of Ohio wants to purchase the Celina hospital for $500,000. Celina Healthcare of Clinton, Tennessee wants…

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Charges In Regional Opioid Investigation

Federal indictments were unsealed today charging nine Middle Tennessee medical professionals, including four doctors, four nurse practitioners and a pharmacist, with various charges alleging their participation in illegally prescribing and dispensing opioids and other dangerous narcotics and health care fraud schemes, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Federal agents across…

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