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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New Veterinary Office Coming To Celina

Several items were approved during the June City of Celina regular meeting. The aldermen approved a continuing budget resolution for the 2017-2018 fiscal year until a new budget is passed. Buddy Thompson made the motion and Charlie Goad seconded it. The motion passed unanimously. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Celina Man Flees Officer In High Speed Car Chase

A man might not have been arrested if he had just pulled over, because the officer behind him was dispatched somewhere else. Instead, he allegedly fled the officer on Highway 52, reaching speeds of over 100 miles per hour. Aaron Daniels, of Celina, was arrested for evading arrest, reckless endangerment and Schedule II drugs on…

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Obits 5/30/17

Debra Faye (Ellis) Chambers Homemaker Debra Faye (Ellis) Chambers, 55 of the Baptist Ridge Community, passed away on May 17 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral Services were held May 20 at Upton- Hay Funeral Home with family and friends officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery.…

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Obits 5/23/17

James William Davis Auto Mechanic James William Davis, 89 of the Leonard Community in Clay County, passed away May 15 at his residence.  Funeral Services were held May 19 from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Davis Family Cemetery. His pallbearers were Travis Davis, Curtis Davis,…

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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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Recent News

Mitchell Creek Marina Under Contract

Two Upper Cumberland businesses, Swan Ridge Lake Resort and Castle Rock Farms, have been sold to Resource Land Holdings, LLC, according to April Smith Patterson. Patterson, along with her mother, Janie Smith and brother Shane, were owners of the properties that were established by their late father, Doug Smith. The Smith family also owns Mitchell Creek…

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Free Wi-Fi Available

Twin Lakes is proud to announce their partnership with local communities to provide free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the year for community events. “We appreciate the cooperation and collaboration of the city and county officials on the designated public venues for this service.”  Twin Lakes CEO, Jonathan West, said. “We have worked diligently to continuously…

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Donation Made To Football Program

AC Wireless and Furniture presented a $735 donation to the Clay County Football Program on behalf of US Cellular. Photo includes from left: Chatt Holaway from AC Wireless, CCHS Football Coach Matthew Bates, Lorissa Holaway from AC Wireless, Jason Mitchell and Martin Burgess, both from US Cellular. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Joey Rich Elected New Mayor

Joey Rich was elected to be the new City of Celina Mayor. According to the election administrator’s office, Rich received 373 votes, which was 74.01 percent of the total vote. His opponent, Charlie Goad, received 131 votes, which was 25.99 percent of the total vote. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Board Of Education Honors Basketball Team

The Clay County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, May 11 at Clay County High School. The following members were present: Benji Bailey, Jason Coons, Christina Crawford, Veda Hix, Todd Lynn, Chris McLerran, Nathan Sherrell, Todd Upton, Vonda Weir and David West. Chairman Bailey called the meeting to order. Mr. Bailey led…

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Trailer Condemned In City Limits

A trailer was condemned days after being put on a lot on West Lake Avenue, directly across from AC Wireless. The dilapidated trailer was set up on June 4 at the empty lot without a building permit. Therefore, it couldn’t have the electricity turned on. Tri-County Electric wouldn’t connect the power to the trailer without…

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