Marijuana Recovery

On Aug. 30, Detective Katie Kerr and Sgt. Tyler Thompson assisted with a large amount of marijuana that was found in Clay County. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office, TBI Drug Task Force, Tennessee Marijuana Eradication Unit and Tennessee Highway Patrol participated in the recovery and destruction of the marijuana. For more on this story, pick…

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Officer Stops Illegal Trout Fishing Activity

Clay County TWRA Sergeant Bill Moulton had a busy night stopping illegal spotlighting in a portion of the county. The following day was Free Hunting Day and squirrel and deer hunters were out again, along with the Sergeant. Despite a busy time, when a call came in to the TWRA Poaching Hotline, Sergeant Moulton responded.…

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Lions Club Set To Host Annual Truck Pull Sept. 7

The Celina Lions Club is hosting their annual Truck Pull, which will be held Sept 7. The event is a Kentucky Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pullers Association (KOTTPA) Sanctioned Truck Pull and will be held this year at the Clay County Recreation Complex, located at the Fairgrounds. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Park Set To Host National Rolley Hole Championship

Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match skills in what is known as the “Super Bowl of Marbles.” In its 37th year, the event will feature world-class marble competitions, live music,…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 8-20-19

Thelma Mitchell Thelma Mitchell, 82, of Celina passed away Aug. 6 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 10 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Nathan Sherrell officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Ronnie Smith, David Craighead, Lee Craighead, Rick Poindexter, Shaun Short and Tillman…

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Obituaries 8-13-19

Bill Thomas Bill Thomas, 87 of Livingston passed away Aug. 2 at the Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 4 at the Livingston Funeral Home with Danny Staggs officiating. Interment followed in the Flat Creek Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Billy Mahaney, Cleston Daniels, Steve Jones, Carl Smith, Gary Smith and…

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Obituaries 8-6-19

Cedric Landon Brady Cedric Landon Brady, 67, of Whitleyville passed away July 25 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. There was no formal visitation at the funeral home. He was born Jan. 13, 1952 in Clay County. He was an over the road…

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Recent News

Lions Club Set To Host Annual Truck Pull Sept. 7

The Celina Lions Club is hosting their annual Truck Pull, which will be held Sept 7. The event is a Kentucky Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pullers Association (KOTTPA) Sanctioned Truck Pull and will be held this year at the Clay County Recreation Complex, located at the Fairgrounds. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Park Set To Host National Rolley Hole Championship

Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match skills in what is known as the “Super Bowl of Marbles.” In its 37th year, the event will feature world-class marble competitions, live music,…

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Education Commissioner Visits Hermitage Springs

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn and Representative Kelly Keisling visited Hermitage Springs School, a Pre-K through 8th grade elementary school in Clay County. During her visit, Commissioner Schwinn toured the school with Principal John Denton and visited three classrooms: Mrs. Amanda Hale’s second grade class, Ms. Tara Asberry’s third…

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Clay County Dominates Home Opener

The Clay County Bulldogs started their season at home in impressive fashion with a 33-0 win against the Monroe County Falcons Friday night. Stopping the run against a one-dimensional team and forcing four turnovers allowed the Bulldogs to pull away early and secure the victory. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Ex-UCHRA Director Arrested For Assault

Luke Collins, ex-UCHRA Director, was arrested on Aug. 20 for allegedly assaulting Larry Head. According to a police report, Officer Michael Allen was dispatched to Celina Lumber Company for a possible fight. Chief Deputy Rick Lisi and Deputy Anthony Sherrell arrived on the scene as well. After Officer Allen arrived at Celina Lumber Company, he…

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First Lady Maria Lee Launches TN Serves

Last week, First Lady Maria Lee launched Tennessee Serves, a three-part initiative designed to engage Tennesseans in serving one another and their communities. “To me, this is not just an initiative, but who I am as a person,” said Mrs. Lee. “My heart is devoted to serving others and the impact we hope to have.”…

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