Land Judging Team First In Region

The junior high 4-H Land Judging team won 1st place in their region during a recent competition. The team, consisting of Brie McLerran, Will Dodson, Eli Rich, John Thompson and Stone Lynn was the 1st place team in the Central Region. They traveled to McMinnville to compete and outperformed all the other teams in their…

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Celina’s Chili Cookoff Official Results Are In

The results of the 2017 Chili Cookoff are in and a grandmother and her three granddaughters won the top prize this year. A team called Nannie and the Three Red Hot Chili Peppers won the event. This team included Pandora Reagan and her three granddaughters: Kinsley Reagan, Allie Reagan and Sara Melton. Kinsley, Allie and…

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Trick Or Treat Celina This Friday

The 4th Annual Trick or Treat Celina event will be held this Friday and is poised to the biggest event yet. Sixty participants representing various groups and businesses will be passing out candy to children in the downtown Celina area. 11 newcomers have joined for this year’s event. Co-Organizer Pam Goad stated, “This will be…

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Ag Commissioner Visits Clay County

Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton and staff members visited here recently to discuss various programs his department offers and to get feedback from local officials and residents. Templeton, who has served as agriculture commissioner since May of last year, said his stop here was part of a tour of the state’s 19 counties…

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Obits 9/26/17

Cecil Clayton Cravin Anderson Dispatcher Cecil Clayton Cravin Anderson, 53 of Celina, passed away on Sept. 14 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 18, at Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Rick Lewis officiating.  Interment followed in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Allons.  At the request of the family, expressions may take…

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Obits 9/19/17

Wilma Jean Walker Factory Worker Wilma Jean Walker, 80 of Celina, passed away on Sept. 8 at the Celina Health & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her adoring family. Funeral Services were held on Sept. 10 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery. Harold Poindexter, Jimmy Lynn, Tyler…

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Obit 9/12/17

MC Boles Garment Factory Worker MC Boles, 89 of Tallahassee, Fla. and formerly of Celina, passed away on Aug. 28 at West Minster Oaks in Tallahassee surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services were held on Sept. 2 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with Steve Jones officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. Huel Boles,…

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Recent News

Three Individuals Arrested For Drugs

Three individuals were arrested for drugs in separate and unrelated cases. Jessica N. Raymer, 29 of Celina, was arrested on Oct. 4 for criminal trespassing, Schedule III drugs and Schedule IV drugs by Celina Police Chief Terry Scott. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now,…

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City Approves Tax Rate And Budget

Aldermen Don Haston and Tonya Spears approved the certified tax rate, budget and several ordinances during the October City of Celina meeting. Alderman Buddy Thompson wasn’t present at the meeting. Don Haston made a motion to approve the second reading of the certified tax rate of .8732. Tonya Spears seconded the motion and it passed…

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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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