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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Obituaries

Obits 8/29/17

Zachary Taylor Gray Contractor Zachary Taylor Gray, 20, passed away on Aug. 3 in Marrowbone, Ky. as the result of a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were held Aug. 6 in the Memory Chapel of Norris New Funeral Home with Bro. David Irwin officiating. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery in the Baptist Ridge Community. Pallbearers…

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Obits 8/22/17

Elizabeth Lynn “Liz” Capps Elizabeth Lynn “Liz” Capps, 26 of Moss, passed away Aug. 7 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held Aug. 14 at the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Ronnie Parsons officiating. Interment followed in Bailey Cemetery at Heston, Ky. At the request of the family, expressions of…

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Obits 8/15/17

Card Of Thanks October 3, 1945 – July 2, 2017 Thank You To All For Kindness, Sympathy Our hearts are full of gratitude when we say many thanks to family members, friends, and neighbors for all acts of kindness and sympathy: food, flowers, donations to the Union Hill Cemetery Fund, cards, visits, and kind words…

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Recent News

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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Consultant Talks To Commissioners About Jail

Jail Management Consultant Jim Hart visited Clay County commissioners to discuss the jail during a meeting that was solely focused on the jail. Hart spoke about the current challenges that the aging jail faces. He spoke to commissioners about challenges such as housing inmates in other counties, no formal inmate classification system and inmates being…

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Homecoming Parade Is A Success

Emmy Upton was crowned Homecoming Queen during the 2017 Homecoming at Clay County High School. She is shown here showcasing her float during the parade. Check out our latest edition to see more photos from the parade and the homecoming game or visit www.citizen-statesman.com if you’re subscribed. You can also view all 135 photos that…

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Sergeant Moulton Receives Award

TWRA Sergeant Bill Moulton received the prestigious Governor’s award for his work as a first responder. Moulton was nominated by the Safety and Homeland Security District in which he works. This district includes Overton, Clay and Jackson Counties. As a senior member of the TWRA Unified Dive Team, Moulton has taught and assisted in several…

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Brothers Arrested For Theft And Drugs

The Davis brothers were a long way from their home when they allegedly broke into some cars at the hospital and were caught with drugs. Vernon Davis Jr., 49 of Hartsville, and Terrance Davis, 57 of Hartsville, were arrested on Sept. 21 for possession of legend drugs without a prescription and theft of property by…

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