Kerr Celebrates His Retirement

There was a large turnout for former Mayor Willie Kerr’s retirement celebration. Kerr spoke to everyone who attended his celebration. He stated, “It’s been an honor and privilege to serve as mayor for eight years. I made mistakes and we all make mistakes, but I have tried to do the best job that I could…

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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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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16
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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16

Ben Taylor Harris Ben Taylor Harris, 73, of Dunmor, Ky., died on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at his residence. Ben was a loving husband, father, Papa, businessman, philanthropist and avid fisherman. He was born Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1943 in Logan County, Ky., the son of the late Cliva Harris and the late Viola Coursey Harris.…

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Citizen Statesman 12-6-16

Forest Vernon Britt Forrest Vernon Britt, 71 of Celina, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 27 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass officiating. Billy Britt, Chris Britt, Randall Rhoton, Johnny Dulworth, Terry Jenkins, Bob Irvin, Donnie Brown and Ray…

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Recent News

Project Graduation Donation

Twin Lakes sponsored the 2017 Clay County High School senior class with a check for $2,500.for Project Graduation. Twin Lakes supports Clay County seniors and their accomplishments. Photo includes from left: Sydney McLerran; Ellie Ogletree; Silas Delk; Amanda Forgy, Twin Lakes sales and marketing representative; Amy Dodson, Clay County High School business teacher; MaKenna Biles;…

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Clean Up Efforts Continue

Clean up efforts are continuing on the building that was recently demolished on East Lake Avenue. On April 3, property owner Jesse Copeland visited the site, which is in between Day’s Trading Post and the Handy Wash Laundry. He spoke about the clean up efforts and progress being made at the site. “It will look…

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New Sidewalk At County Jail

A new sidewalk was installed in between the buildings at the Clay County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Brandon Boone explained that this was to help people and officers to not have to walk through mud. 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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Sheriff Addresses Jail Concerns

Sheriff Brandon Boone voiced his concerns and new developments regarding the problems and situation at the Clay County Jail to Clay County commissioners recently. Boone stated, “I approached the County Commission about a temporary solution (to the jail not being able to house females) and the Commission asked what it would take.” The sheriff explained…

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Three Arrested For Drugs

Three local residents were arrested for drugs recently on separate and unrelated charges. Angela F. Connor, 42 of Celina, was arrested on March 25 for DUI, reckless endangerment by a deadly weapon, driving on a suspended license, Schedule VI drugs and Schedule IV drugs by Officer Andrew Farley. For more on this story, pick up…

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