Key Family Is Giving Back

Kimberly Key will be having her second birthday soon and her family would like to give back to the Ronald McDonald House, an organization that helped them out in their time of need. Kimberly Dean Key was born eight weeks early and weighed only 4 pounds and 5 ounces when she was born. The Ronald…

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Roof Bid Accepted By Commissioners

The low bid to replace a leaking roof at the Clay County Government Complex / Community Center was approved at the February meeting of the County Commission. During their last meeting in January, County Mayor Dale Reagan told commissioners that there were some problems in an area of the building and the recent heavy rainfall…

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Flood Gates Opened At Dale Hollow Dam

Major rainfall from Feb. 20 through Feb. 23 caused some major issues with flooding and rising waters at Dale Hollow Lake. The Dale Hollow Dam floodgates were opened on Monday, Feb. 25 and this helped contribute to the rising water levels in the Clay County area. Clay County is the designated downstream control point for…

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Moss Woman Tragically Dies After Accident

Tracy A. Smith, 20 of Moss, was seriously injured after her vehicle reportedly struck a fallen tree on State Route 52 on the evening of Feb. 23. According to reports, heavy rainfall was a factor in the accident. Tragically, Smith passed away days later as a result of her injuries during the accident. According to…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/5/19

Lovie Mae Walker Williams Mrs. Lovie Mae Walker Williams, age 94 of Cookeville, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019. Her family received friends Friday, February 1st from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. A private graveside service and interment was held Saturday, February 2nd at Crest…

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Obituaries 1/29/19

Ina Ruth Capps Ina Ruth Capps, 70 of Powell and formerly of Celina, passed away on Jan. 13 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral services were held on January 16 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Rick Denton officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. J.B. Killmon, Ronnie Burnette, Eric Gentry,…

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Obituaries 1/22/19

Fowler Amos McLerran Fowler Amos McLerran, 86 of Celina, passed away on Jan. 15 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville. Funeral Services were held on Jan. 18 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dale Reagan officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Tony Daniels, Dewayne McLerran, Dennis McLerran, Denny J., Brad Mini and…

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Recent News

Flood Gates Opened At Dale Hollow Dam

Major rainfall from Feb. 20 through Feb. 23 caused some major issues with flooding and rising waters at Dale Hollow Lake. The Dale Hollow Dam floodgates were opened on Monday, Feb. 25 and this helped contribute to the rising water levels in the Clay County area. Clay County is the designated downstream control point for…

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Moss Woman Tragically Dies After Accident

Tracy A. Smith, 20 of Moss, was seriously injured after her vehicle reportedly struck a fallen tree on State Route 52 on the evening of Feb. 23. According to reports, heavy rainfall was a factor in the accident. Tragically, Smith passed away days later as a result of her injuries during the accident. According to…

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Opioid Hearing Reset For March 27

A hearing date was scheduled for March 27 according to recently released United States District Court documents. The order in the case of United States of America, plaintiff, v. Oakley Pharmacy, Inc., ET AL, defendants orders that the plaintiff’s request for a preliminary injunction is reset for Wednesday, March 27, 2019. For more on this…

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Kirk Earns Eagle Scout Award

Justin Kirk earned his Eagle Scout award and is only the second Boy Scout who has earned that rank from Clay County in many years. He was honored at a court of honor celebration and many important people joined him for the special occasion. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Future Of Tennis In Question

Three years after getting the tennis court resurfaced at the high school, large cracks and chunks are forming and causing major damage. The future of tennis for this year and possibility of cancelling the season was discussed at the latest Board of Education meeting. CCHS Principal Derick Upchurch spoke to the Board about the problem.…

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Bulldogs Are The District Champions

“Everybody contributed in a big way,” Coach Rob Edwards said about the Bulldogs late game rally to earn the championship. The gritty Clay County Bulldogs rallied from an 8 point deficit in the third quarter to come back and win the game against Monterey. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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