Two Players Score 1,000 Points

Excited was the word both Taylor Strong and Kenzie Arms used to describe reaching 1,000 points this season. These long time teammates and friends were as proud of each other as they were themselves. Both players spoke about the accomplishment, each other, and their team. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Jr. High Basketball Champions Honored

Hard work and determination are words used by head coaches Phillip Matthews and Courtney Cherry to describe their championship teams. Both the boys and girls teams were honored at the CCHS gym. Courtney Cherry spoke about the boys team and their impressive 20-0 season this year. “They are hard working and have a good attitude,”…

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Two Individuals Arrested For Meth

A Clay County officer arrested two individuals for meth following a search of a residence. Randall Bledsoe Jr., 31 of Celina and Rachel Criswell, 27 of Celina were arrested for manufacturing, selling, delivery of Schedule II drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia by Officer Robert Jacoby. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Clay County Fair Named Most Improved

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently presented awards to 54 of the top county, regional and state agricultural fairs. The Clay County Fair was named most improved fair for Division A. “Agricultural education is as important as it has ever been,” Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton said. “County fairs provide an opportunity for communities across…

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Obituaries

C-S Obits 2-28-17

Lonnie Alvin Brown Lonnie Alvin Brown, 80, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, in his home after a lengthy illness. Alvin married his dedicated and loving wife, Billie Sue Sullivan, on November 4, 1994. Prior to marrying Billie, Alvin served in the United States Air Force stationed in several locations, including two combat tours…

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Citizen-Statesman Obituaries 2-21-17

Faye Elaine Meadows Telephone Operator Faye Elaine Meadows, 80 of Celina passed away at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center on Feb. 11. Funeral Services were held from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina on Feb. 15 with Bro. Luke Meadows officiating. Interment followed in the Meadows Cemetery in Moss. Don Shoulders, Charles…

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Citizen-Statesman Obituaries 2-14-17

Alan Key Alan Key, 55 of the Timothy Community in Hilham passed away on Feb. 3 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 9 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina. Interment followed in the Keen Cemetery. Pallbearers included: April Key-Mayer, Dalton Key, Jacob Parsons, Brannan Mabrey, Luke Ray,…

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Recent News

CCHS Had Bye Week

The CCHS Football team enjoyed some down time during their off week and are preparing for the next game. Heading into the bye week, the Bulldogs easily defeated Sale Creek who are the one of the worst teams in their conference. Before that win, the Dawgs had suffered two losses in a row. For more…

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New Technology At Health Department

Beginning in October, the Clay County Health Department and Community Health Center will implement a new technology based electronic medical record system or EMR. “While we are training in preparation for this change, we do anticipate some delays in our normal scheduling. Please understand it may take longer to schedule an appointment. Additionally, your time…

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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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