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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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/30/19

Mary Sue Lancaster Mary Sue Lancaster, 86, of Moss, passed away April 17 at her residence. Funeral services were held April 19 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Donald Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. She was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Gainesboro. She was a lovely lady who was a homemaker. She loved…

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Obituaries 4/23/19

Jewell Cooper Jewell Cooper, 65 of Livingston, passed away April 8 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 12 at the Holly Springs Church of Christ with Wayne Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the Old Union Cementery. Surviving relatives include husband, Robert Cooper; two sons, Charles Cooper and wife, Lacey and…

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Obituaries 4/16/19

Jewell Cooper Jewell Cooper, 65 of Livingston, passed away April 8 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 12 at the Holy Springs Church of Christ with Wayne Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the Old Union Cemetery. Surviving relatives include her husband, Robert Cooper; two sons, Charles Cooper and wife, Lacey…

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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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East Clay VFD Receives Firefighters Grant

East Clay Volunteer Fire Department has received a firefighters grant from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) for Air Paks (SCBA’s), masks, air cylinders and bags for masks. These new air paks will make the jobs of our volunteer firemen easier and safer.  The paks were ordered from G&W Diesel/EVS, Memphis, through their TN representative, Bradley…

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Celina Walks Plan Holds First Public Meeting

Sidewalk improvements are coming to Celina, and more may even be on the way. The first public meeting for the Celina Walks Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan was held last Thursday at the Clay County Community Center. Celina recently received a $50,000 grant by the Tennessee Department of Health’s Access to Health Through Healthy Built Environments…

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