Sheriff’s Phone App Discussed

More details about the Clay County Sheriff’s mobile phone app were discussed during the Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) meeting. The CCADC is partnering with Sheriff Boone to make the new app a reality. The sheriff’s app, as it is unofficially called, will be able to mass alert Clay County residents, who sign up…

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Celina Police Chief Raids Meth Lab

Celina Chief of Police Terry Scott raided a meth lab that was located in Celina and arrested two individuals. Randall Bledsoe and JoAnn Bledsoe, both of Celina, were arrested on Oct. 18. Randall Bledsoe was arrested for meth mfg, deliver, sale, possession with intent, meth possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, aggravated criminal trespassing and aggravated…

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Dale Hollow Dam Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Many people gathered for a historic celebration at the Dale Hollow Dam last Friday. The event provided some history of the dam, history of a family that lived in the area, tourism information and more. At the end of the ceremony, a historical marker was unveiled. History Of The Dam William Groth, a representative of…

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Halloween Will Be Held On October 31 This Year

The City of Celina has designated Wednesday, Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. Mayor Joey Rich and Chief of Police Terry Scott would like to remind 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…

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Obits 10/16/18

Suette Kidwell Boyles Suette Kidwell Boyles, 69 of Tompkinsville, Ky. passed away on Sept. 29 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Funeral services were held on Oct. 5 at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with Jim Walsh officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Tompkinsville. Pallbearers included: Chris Kidwell, Jonathon Kidwell, Ronnie…

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Obits 10/9/18

Brimage “Bud” Lee Smith Brimage “Bud” Lee Smith, 82 of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 2. Funeral service were held on Oct. 5 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. David Sain officiating. A second service was held on Oct. 6 at Union Hill Church of Christ in Moss with Bro. Shane Smith officiating. Interment followed…

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Obits 10/2/18

Margie Crawford Margie Crawford, 64 of Hestand, Ky., passed away on Sept. 20 at Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, Ky. in the company of her loving family. Funeral Services were held on Sept. 23 at the Liberty Missionary Baptist Church with Elijah Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Donnie Strode, Lonnie Strode,…

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Dale Hollow Dam Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Many people gathered for a historic celebration at the Dale Hollow Dam last Friday. The event provided some history of the dam, history of a family that lived in the area, tourism information and more. At the end of the ceremony, a historical marker was unveiled. History Of The Dam William Groth, a representative of…

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Halloween Will Be Held On October 31 This Year

The City of Celina has designated Wednesday, Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. Mayor Joey Rich and Chief of Police Terry Scott would like to remind 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…

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CCHS Will Receive A New Livestock Facility

Clay County High School will be getting a new livestock facility after receiving a $75,000 grant, Director of Schools Matt Eldridge told board members during their Oct. 18 meeting. “They got a $75,000 grant. They are going to be able to build a livestock facility,” Eldridge said. “It will be pretty nice, he (CCHS Principal…

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Woman’s Attempt To Evade Arrest Ends In Failure

Hiding in a barn and giving fake names weren’t enough to fool law enforcement. The woman faces several additional charges after her efforts were foiled. Cara J. Foster, 38, was arrested on Oct. 6 for criminal impersonation, evading arrest, false report to officer, possession of paraphernalia, Schedule VI drugs and failure to appear by Officer…

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Local Man Cannot Remember Accident

A Clay County man didn’t remember having a major accident in front of Spears Bait Shop, according to reports. Clay County emergency services was dispatched to an accident on East Lake Avenue at approximately 10:40 a.m. on Oct. 12. Officers arrived on the scene to discover that a Ford F150 had struck a parked vehicle…

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Grease Traps Being Considered

After a sewage backup into Dr. Gilbert Ghearing’s office, the City of Celina mayor and aldermen are looking into the requirements of having grease traps in restaurants and other related businesses. The City of Celina mayor and aldermen are deeply concerned that grease being dumped down the drains will eventually cause sewage back up into…

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