Seven Arrested For Drug Paraphernalia

Seven individuals were arrested for drug paraphernalia following an outdoor altercation. According to police reports, Celina Chief of Police Terry Scott was on patrol on Riverside Avenue on April 29. Chief Scott noticed two individuals having an altercation outside of 700 Riverside Avenue. “Brandon Whitaker, he told me that the female, Jessica Raymer, was talking…

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A Night To Remember

Clay County High School held their prom on April 27th. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Second Baptism Held For Inmates In Clay County

Several men have taken the first steps to turn their lives around by being baptized on April 24. This is only the second time in history that an inmate baptism has been held in Clay County. Readers may remember the first ever inmate baptism that was featured in the July 4, 2017 edition of the…

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Investigation Leads To Bust

A cooperative investigation between the Celina Police Department (CPD) and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) led to a marijuana growing operation sting. According to reports, CPD Police Chief Terry Scott learned through the course of an investigation that there was a possible marijuana growing operation at 277 Deer Run Road, which is outside the…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-20-16

Debra Gail Gentry Licensed Practical Nurse Debra Gail Gentry, 58, passed away Dec. 12 at Mabry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Dec. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Boles officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-13-16

Christina Denise Barlow Fox Factory Worker Christina Denise Barlow Fox, 43, passed away Dec. 3 at her residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Barlow officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 11, 1973…

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Citizen Statesman 12-13-16

Bonnie Kate Collins Bonnie Kate Collins, 58 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away Dec. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating. She was born May 24, 1958 in Celina. Throughout her life, Bonnie served in many roles including: a wife,…

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Recent News

Officers Discover Meth While Serving A Warrant

Three individuals may not have been arrested if a Celina woman had simply showed up for court. Reportedly, drugs were found in a residence after a Clay County deputy served an arrest warrant on the woman for failure to appear. Sergeant Anthony Cain arrested Robert M. Kelly, Kody Elizabeth Adams and Jason Andrew King on…

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Trick Or Treat Celina A Success

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Seniors Recognized At Clay County Senior Night

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GoNoodle Contest Winners Announced

The Clay County office of Coordinated School Health recently sponsored a GoNoodle activity contest for kindergarten through eighth grade classrooms across the county during the month of September. GoNoodle helps teachers get kids moving with short interactive physical activities. Desk-side movement helps kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day. For more on…

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Invention Created By Local Woman

Sonya Briggs, who grew up in the Moss area, had a big idea and turned that idea into an invention called GoKnee. She believes this invention will make a difference in many patients’ lives. Briggs has been a physical therapist for 20 years and has seen her share of patients. Over the course of her…

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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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