Reecer To Retire From Farm Bureau

Sue Reecer will be retiring soon from Farm Bureau after a long career. She has been a receptionist there for 26 years. She was hired by Hugh Davenport and has worked with several people throughout her career. “I started with Hugh and Launa Stone. Then, I worked with Judy Smith, Mark Ashlock, Teri Davenport, Melissa…

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Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty

A former Clay County bail bondsman has pled guilty and will now see what life is like on the other side of the law. John Baxter Ashburn has pled guilty to aggravated sexual battery of a child in criminal court recently. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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Joey Rich Sworn In As Mayor

Newly elected Mayor, Joey Rich, was sworn in under oath by Judge Diana Monroe on June 30. 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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First Baptism Held For Inmates

The first ever baptism was held for Clay County inmates who have rededicated their life to the Lord. Baptism for the 11 inmates was performed by Pastor Bobby Davis at the Pleasant Grove boat dock. Several law enforcement officers and the mens’ family members were on hand at the ceremony performed on June 29. For…

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Obituaries

Obits 6/20/17

Bill Vinson Lumber Grader Bill Vinson, 68, of the Mt. Vernon Community in Clay County, passed away June 9 at his residence.  Funeral Services were held June, 13 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Gary Wilder and Shane Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Vinson-Moss Family Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers were Junior Key, Ricky…

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Obits 6/13/17

Dorothy Mae Smith Dorothy Mae Smith, 81 of Celina passed away on June 1 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral Services were held at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Eric Pitcock officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Dusty Smith, Jon West, Steven Bailey, Bobby “Toopy” Kerr, David “Spank” Ledbetter, Barry Davis and Nick Melton…

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Obits 6/6/17

Jerry Dale Davis Truck Driver Jerry Dale Davis, 57 of the Hermitage Springs Community, passed away May 29 at  his residence. Funeral Services were held May 31 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Tim McHenry officiating.  Interment followed in the Clementsville Cemetery.  His pallbearers were Randall Bray, Kyle Hollis, Zack Hollis, Ricky…

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Recent News

Joey Rich Sworn In As Mayor

Newly elected Mayor, Joey Rich, was sworn in under oath by Judge Diana Monroe on June 30. 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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First Baptism Held For Inmates

The first ever baptism was held for Clay County inmates who have rededicated their life to the Lord. Baptism for the 11 inmates was performed by Pastor Bobby Davis at the Pleasant Grove boat dock. Several law enforcement officers and the mens’ family members were on hand at the ceremony performed on June 29. For…

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Clay County Bulldogs Are Camp Celebrities

Basketball Team Camp at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana is always an exciting time – but this year was extra special. All the buzz started the night before camp began when word got around town that the Clay County Bulldogs had rolled into town. But let’s start at the beginning. Every year, Indiana…

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Baseball Champions

The Clay County All Stars youth baseball team are the Algood Tournament Champions. They are coached by James Baxter, Alan Hayes, Sam Daniels and Libby Morris. The Clay County All Stars will battle other teams from Tennessee in the state tournament in July. Team includes in no particular order: Landon Kirk, Jaxen White, Ella Donaldson,…

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New Veterinary Office Coming To Celina

Several items were approved during the June City of Celina regular meeting. The aldermen approved a continuing budget resolution for the 2017-2018 fiscal year until a new budget is passed. Buddy Thompson made the motion and Charlie Goad seconded it. The motion passed unanimously. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Celina Man Flees Officer In High Speed Car Chase

A man might not have been arrested if he had just pulled over, because the officer behind him was dispatched somewhere else. Instead, he allegedly fled the officer on Highway 52, reaching speeds of over 100 miles per hour. Aaron Daniels, of Celina, was arrested for evading arrest, reckless endangerment and Schedule II drugs on…

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