Students Participated In 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Participants from Celina K-8 and Hermitage Springs schools gathered together to compete in the 4-H public speaking contest on a county level. The top two participants of each grade will now advance on to the Area II Sub-regional 4-H public speaking contest that will be held in Cookeville on Jan. 23, at the Hyder-Burks Pavillion.…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

There was a ribbon cutting held recently at Abney CPA and Randall’s Garage. Photo includes from left: City Major Joey Rich, Chamber Executive Director Kevin Donaldson, Sarah Key, Abney CPA Owner Carol Venea Abney, Randall Abney owner of Randall’s Garage and County Executive Dale Reagan. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Tri-Co Service Awards Held

On Dec. 12, the Tri-County Electric held their annual Christmas breakfast to honor employees receiving service awards. During the service awards, they also honored three retirees, Anthony Hale, Ralph Law and Joe Simmons. Retirees were presented silver trays by Executive Vice President and General Manager, Paul Thompson. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Ornament Contest Winners Help Promote Awareness

In conjunction with the State of Tennessee and the Department of Transportation, the Clay County Mayor’s office and Sanitation Department sponsored an ornament contest to promote litter awareness and recycling. The theme of the contest was “Clay County Christmas.” All ornaments were required to be made in some shape or form pertaining to the history…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-1-16

Elmer D. Ayers Elmer D. Ayers, 81, passed away Oct. 27 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born June 17, 1935…

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Citizen Statesman 10-25-16

Carolyn (Blakely) Sadler Carolyn Ann (Blakely) Sadler, 67 of Kokomo, Ind., passed away on Oct. 12 at the Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo, Ind. Funeral services were held on Oct. 15 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home LLC of Celina with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ray Williams Cemetery.…

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Enterprise 10-25-16

Frances Virginia Conner Deli Worker Frances Virginia Carmack Conner, 70, of Rickman, passed away Oct. 19 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 22 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Tommy Harris officating. Interment followed in the Zion Hill Cemetery in Rickman. She was born in…

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Recent News

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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New Monument Unveiled

A new monument was unveiled at the Memorial Day Service in Clay County and the remaining World War II Veterans were honored. The new monument, which was unveiled at the ceremony, is a monument that is dedicated to all the Clay County men who lost their lives while serving in the military. Additionally, the three…

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