ThreeStar Program Celebrates 10 Years

The ThreeStar program has been helping strengthen the community for years now and the program is celebrating their 10th year. The ThreeStar program began 38 years ago when former Governor Lamar Alexander developed the program. Its original purpose was to encourage counties to be more efficient in operations. The program has changed a lot since…

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Statewide Team Visits Clay County

Members of the University of Tennessee’s Livestock Judging Team visited Clay County recently. The coach of the team, Zach Bartenslager, spoke highly of the Clay County livestock facility that is located at the fairgrounds. “We are proud to visit Clay County and this livestock facility. Randall Kimes always has high quality stock and helps teach…

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Perfume Thief Arrested

A Celina woman was arrested after allegedly stealing perfume from a local dollar store. Wyeath Beechboard, 53 of Celina, was arrested on Dec. 10 for theft of merchandise by Assistant Chief Megan Copas. 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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SADD Club To Record Video Highlighting Laws

The Clay County Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club is one of five in Tennessee that were chose to make a video highlighting the laws for drivers who are under the age of 18. Sandy Smith explained the exciting news during the Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) meeting. “There were five schools chosen in…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/25/18

In Loving Memory of Samantha McLerran Samantha, I’m sending your gift up to heaven on a dove’s wing. In it you will find many wonderful things. It is full of kisses wrapped in pretty paper that tells you how much I love you and miss you everyday since you went away and that you will…

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Obits 12/18/18

James Ardell Anderson James Ardell Anderson, 76 of Greenfield, Ind. passed away on Dec. 7 at Hancock Regional Hospice. Services were held on Dec.11, 2018 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home in Greenfield, Ind. The Celina visitation was on Dec. 12 and services were held at Hall Funeral Home of Celina on Dec. 13 with Nathan…

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Obits 12/11/18

Meskel Loujean Cunningham Meskel (Hayes) Cunningham, 83 of Moss, passed away on Nov. 28 while in the company of family members at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Ky. on Dec. 2 with Brother Danny Pace officiating. Interment followed at the Macedonia Cemetery in Moss. Pallbearers…

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Recent News

Perfume Thief Arrested

A Celina woman was arrested after allegedly stealing perfume from a local dollar store. Wyeath Beechboard, 53 of Celina, was arrested on Dec. 10 for theft of merchandise by Assistant Chief Megan Copas. 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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SADD Club To Record Video Highlighting Laws

The Clay County Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club is one of five in Tennessee that were chose to make a video highlighting the laws for drivers who are under the age of 18. Sandy Smith explained the exciting news during the Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) meeting. “There were five schools chosen in…

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Flu Restrictions Set For Cumberland River Hospital

To protect individuals and patients at Cumberland River Hospital (CRH), flu restrictions have been put in place. CRH will begin to restrict visitors under the age of 16 from visiting patients beginning Dec. 24. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Audit Findings Come Back Good

There were no audit findings during the last audit from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury. It was discussed at the December school board meeting. Director of Schools Matt Eldridge spoke to board members about the latest audit. “The audit came in and you all got a copy (of the results),” the director said. “I…

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Major Water Leak Fixed

City of Celina employees worked late into a cold December night to restore water to city residents. A section of water line where a 10-inch line connects to a 6-inch line sprung a major leak, leaving residents from the Swan Subdivision and north without water a majority of the weekend. For more on this story,…

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Farmer Of The Year Awarded

Many Clay County farmers, children and people were honored at this year’s Clay County Soil Conservation awards banquet. Robert Craighead was named the 2018 Farmer of the Year. The Young Farmer of the Year award went to Curtis Collins. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands…

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