York Trial To Take Place This Week

Ricky Lee York, from Clay County, will have his trial this week where he faces multiple charges that include attempted murder. York, 28, was arrested by Kentucky State Police in connection to a house fire that occurred on March 11, 2016 at 77 Old Ky Road in Clinton County, Kentucky. Three people were home at…

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Langford Appointed County Commissioner

Champ Langford was appointed by a majority of Clay County Commissioners and will fill the 5th district seat that was vacated by Billy Maxwell. Initially there were five candidates for the position, including: Michael Miller, Sharon Burks, Donald Haston, Judith Cutright and Langford. In each round, County Commissioners chose one candidate and at the end…

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Keisling Reappointed To Board

Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell recently reappointed State Representative Kelly Keisling to the Access TN Health Insurance Pool Board of Directors. Keisling has served as a board member since 2013. The Access TN Health Insurance Pool Board of Directors is comprised of 14 members. The group is tasked with creating and submitting a funding and operational plan…

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Vet Performs Opening Ceremony

World War II Veteran Paul White was selected to perform the Ringing of the Bells ceremony. The Ringing of the Bells ceremony is the annual opening ceremony of Homecoming Days. White was chosen to be the bell ringer of both historic bells. White was introduced to the audience by his granddaughter, Melissa White. Melissa White…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 11-8-16

  Champ Boles Champ Boles, 62 of Celina, passed away Oct. 28. Graveside services were held Oct. 31 at the Ashlock Cemetery in Burkesville, Ky. with Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed with friends and family serving as pallbearers. He was born March 22, 1952 in Livingston. He served in many roles throughout his life including:…

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Enterprise 11-8-16

Argil Raymond Colson Argil Raymond Colson, 74, of the Willow Grove community, passed away Nov. 5 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Marlon Winningham officiating. Interment will follow in the St. John Cemetery. He was born Aug. 17,…

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Citizen Statesman 11-1-16

Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew, 79 of  Cookeville and formerly of Pinellas Park, Fla, passed away Oct. 20 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home in Celina with Sonny’s brother, Reverend Larry Cheesebrew officiating. He was born May 6, 1937 in Pointe Pleasant, W.Va. He was a husband,…

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Recent News

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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