Halloween Fun On The Square

Scarecrows, ghosts, astronauts, farm animals, the Flintstones and many others visited downtown Celina Monday night during Celina Trick-Or-Treat on the Square. The event was originally scheduled to happen Friday, Oct. 25, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather. The weather was perfect Monday night and allowed everyone to have an enjoyable time trick-ot-treating. See page…

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Governor Bill Lee Visits Clay County High School

Governor Bill Lee recognized Clay County High School student Cherokee Hope Upton and Health Science instructor Stacie Franklin. Upton completed a CPR training course taught by Ms. Franklin and learned skills that helped her save a life. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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City Sets October 31 As Official Halloween

The City of Celina has designated Thursday, Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. Mayor Tonya Spears and Chief of Police Terry Scott reminds everyone to use safe and respectful methods while celebrating. 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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Monterey Beats Clay In Overtime

The Clay County Bulldogs were beat by the Monterey Wildcats 9-6 in overtime. With the top two teams in Region 4/1A and two of the top 1A teams in the state, the game was going to be close, and it was, even with the rain early on in the game. With the Wildcats fumbling, Clay…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/22/19

Christopher William Thompson Christopher William Thompson, 25, of Celina passed away Sept. 20 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 24 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Michael Miller and Bro. Jim Blankenship officiating. Interment followed in the Thompson-Webb Cemetery in Celina. He was born Feb. 19, 1994…

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Obituaries 10/15/19

Flora H. Anderson Flora H. Anderson, 89, of Moss passed away Oct. 8 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were held Oct. 9 at the McLerran Cemetery with Freddie Kendall officiating. Active pallbearers were: Kevin Rich, James Trobaugh, Eddie Rich, Zach Grace, Freddie Kendall and Junior Anderson. She was born Oct. 21,…

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Obituaries 9-24-19

Joshua Moss Joshua Moss, 35, of Moss passed away Sept. 14 at the St. Thomas Mid-Town in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sept. 18 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Caleb Burnette and Keith McDonald officiating. Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery with military honors by the…

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City Sets October 31 As Official Halloween

The City of Celina has designated Thursday, Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. Mayor Tonya Spears and Chief of Police Terry Scott reminds everyone to use safe and respectful methods while celebrating. 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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Monterey Beats Clay In Overtime

The Clay County Bulldogs were beat by the Monterey Wildcats 9-6 in overtime. With the top two teams in Region 4/1A and two of the top 1A teams in the state, the game was going to be close, and it was, even with the rain early on in the game. With the Wildcats fumbling, Clay…

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Congratulations Lt. Billy Pierce

On Oct. 18, 2019, Lt. Billy Pierce, whose area of responsibility includes Clay Co., graduated from the Southeastern Leadership Academy (SELA) in Chattanooga on the campus of UTC. This five-week school is designed to improve the leadership skills of law enforcement leaders and included 34 officers from 20 agencies. For more on this story, pick…

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EMS Call Of The Year Awarded

Congratulations to Paramedics Andy Hall and Billy Kyle Haney and AEMTs Jennifer Cowan and Emilie Harris for being recognized today at the Upper Cumberland EMS Directors Association Symposium and receiving an award for EMS Call of the Year. 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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Cross Country Team In Action

The Clay County cross-country team competed on Thursday at the York Invitational in Jamestown. The team finished the race with three runners placing in the top 10. Cherokee Upton finished the race with a time of 27:01 earning fourth place in the girls’ division. Right behind her was Zoe Seber, who finished the race in…

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Continue To Fall Back

Earlier this year, the Tennessee House advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round. “This act shall take effect on the first Sunday of November following the date on which the United States Congress amends or repeals…to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round, the public welfare requiring it,”…

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