Residents Receive Lifesaving Training

Clay County residents recently received lifesaving training through a program called Project TN Save A Life. The Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) partnered with the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to provide training to administer Naloxone. Naloxone is a medication that will almost immediately reverse an opioid overdose and possibly save…

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Commission Honors Junior High State Champions

BE IT REMEMBERED that the Clay County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday Evening, April 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the courtroom in the Clay County Government Complex. Present as Chairman was County Mayor Dale Reagan. Present as County Clerk was Donna R. Watson. Present as County Commissioners were: Timmie Scott, Bryan Coons,…

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City Settles Final Clark Subdivision Lawsuit

The City of Celina has settled a lawsuit and will pay $33,000 in damages. Readers may remember that a lawsuit was filed by some homeowners in the Clark Subdivision. Reportedly a drainage ditch was dug in the area and topsoil was removed from private property back when Willie Kerr was still mayor. A few people…

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Celina Girl Travels To NYC

Samara Elizabeth Williams, a four-year-old from Celina, will get the opportunity of a lifetime. She will be headed to New York City in July to compete in one of the world’s biggest talent and modeling shows. Samara’s journey to New York City started a little closer to home. She was photographed by Teresa Anderson of…

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Obits 5/16/17

Kathy Sue Westmoreland Jennings Homemaker Kathy Sue Westmoreland Jennings, 61 of Knoxville and formerly of Celina, passed away on May 2 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services were held at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Doug Mosley and Will Perdue officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Dustin Williams, Alek Williams,…

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Obits 5/9/17

Virgel P. Daniels Business Owner Virgel P. Daniels, 71, passed away on April 28 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services were held May 3 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home in Greencastle Ind. He was born August 26, 1945 in Celina. He was the owner and operator of Virgel’s Garage for many…

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Obits 5/2/17

Ruby Kathleen Williams Nurse Ruby Kathleen Williams, 74 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away on April 24 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held on April 27 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Caleb Burnette officiating. Interment followed in the Williams Cemetery. Travis Webb, Chaston Webb, Jordan Melton, Randle Young, Randy…

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Recent News

Bulldogs Battle In Tournament

Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs battled hard in their recent tournaments. The Bulldogs went into the Sonic Shootout with some serious momentum. The Dawgs had won their last six games headed into the Sonic Shootout. In the opening game, the Bulldogs overpowered Rhea County in a 76-62 victory. For more on this story, pick…

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Road Collapses Due To Heavy Rain

A road on Highway 52 near the Moss Fire Department was shut down to one lane traffic on Dec. 23 due to flood damage caused by all the rainfall on the previous two nights. TDOT workers, Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies and THP state troopers were on the scene throughout the day to deal…

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Students Participated In 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Participants from Celina K-8 and Hermitage Springs schools gathered together to compete in the 4-H public speaking contest on a county level. The top two participants of each grade will now advance on to the Area II Sub-regional 4-H public speaking contest that will be held in Cookeville on Jan. 23, at the Hyder-Burks Pavillion.…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

There was a ribbon cutting held recently at Abney CPA and Randall’s Garage. Photo includes from left: City Major Joey Rich, Chamber Executive Director Kevin Donaldson, Sarah Key, Abney CPA Owner Carol Venea Abney, Randall Abney owner of Randall’s Garage and County Executive Dale Reagan. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Tri-Co Service Awards Held

On Dec. 12, the Tri-County Electric held their annual Christmas breakfast to honor employees receiving service awards. During the service awards, they also honored three retirees, Anthony Hale, Ralph Law and Joe Simmons. Retirees were presented silver trays by Executive Vice President and General Manager, Paul Thompson. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Ornament Contest Winners Help Promote Awareness

In conjunction with the State of Tennessee and the Department of Transportation, the Clay County Mayor’s office and Sanitation Department sponsored an ornament contest to promote litter awareness and recycling. The theme of the contest was “Clay County Christmas.” All ornaments were required to be made in some shape or form pertaining to the history…

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