York Sentenced To 15 Years

Ricky Lee York, of Celina, was sentenced to 15 years in a Clinton County, Ky. courtroom following a plea agreement. York was originally charged with three counts of attempted murder and other charges. These charges stemmed from a case involving a residential fire that occurred on March 11, 2016. York allegedly set a home on…

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Man Airlifted To Vandy Following Wreck

Two individuals were injured in an accident. A man was airlifted to Vanderbilt following injuries from a rollover. According to THP reports, Nichole P. Scott was driving a 2008 Honda Civic. Scott was leaving Bertha’s Quik Shop gas station. Tony A. Daniels was driving a 1997 Nissan KSX and was traveling eastbound on State Route…

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Local Student Recognized…

Brison Edmond Burchett, son of Brian and Angie Burchett, was recognized at the Board of Education meeting for Perfect Attendance that included Kindergarten through 8th grade. Photo includes Burchett and Board of Education Chairman Benji Bailey. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Medical Call Turns Out To Be Aerosol Huffer

A CCSO deputy arrived on the scene of what was initially thought to be a medical emergency, but it turned out to be a woman who was allegedly inhaling Endust. Lisa M. Bowman, 47 of Celina, was arrested on Sept. 22 for inhaling aerosol for unlawful purposes, resisting stop, arrest or search and DUI by…

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Enterprise 1-3-17

Jackie Maxwell Stearsman Jackie Maxwell Stearsman, age 78, died in Livingston, Tennessee from acute myeloid leukemia on Dec. 24, 2016.  He was a beloved father, grandfather, preacher and teacher.  He was born April 4, 1938 in Mortons Gap, Ky. to Wallace Earl and Mary Wessie Maxwell Stearsman.  He is survived by his wife, Joyce H.…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 1-3-17

Factory Worker Gist B. Hurst, 65, passed away Dec. 24 at Tennova Healthcare Center in Jamestown. Graveside services were held Jan. 7 at Davidson Cemetery in Pall Mall, Tenn. with Bro. Randy Thompkins and Bro. Lane Pippin officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 8, 1951 in Pickett…

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Enterprise 12-27-16

Delorise Marie Hammons Certified Nursing Assistant Delorise Marie Hammons, 55, of the Twinton Community passed away Dec. 18 at her home. Funeral services were held December 21 from the Twinton Freewill Baptist Church in the Twinton Community of Overton County with Bro. Robbie Miller officiating. Interment followed in the George Phillips Cemetery in Crawford. She…

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Recent News

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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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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