Celina’s Chili Cookoff Official Results Are In

The results of the 2017 Chili Cookoff are in and a grandmother and her three granddaughters won the top prize this year. A team called Nannie and the Three Red Hot Chili Peppers won the event. This team included Pandora Reagan and her three granddaughters: Kinsley Reagan, Allie Reagan and Sara Melton. Kinsley, Allie and…

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Trick Or Treat Celina This Friday

The 4th Annual Trick or Treat Celina event will be held this Friday and is poised to the biggest event yet. Sixty participants representing various groups and businesses will be passing out candy to children in the downtown Celina area. 11 newcomers have joined for this year’s event. Co-Organizer Pam Goad stated, “This will be…

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Ag Commissioner Visits Clay County

Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton and staff members visited here recently to discuss various programs his department offers and to get feedback from local officials and residents. Templeton, who has served as agriculture commissioner since May of last year, said his stop here was part of a tour of the state’s 19 counties…

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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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Obituaries

Enterprise 10-11-16

Jane Mynatt Jane Allred Mynatt, 65, passed away Oct. 3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.  Jane graduated from the University of Tennessee and worked for many years as a social worker for the State of Tennessee. She is preceded in…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-11-16

Sarah Smith It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Sarah Margaret Sircy Smith, aged 68, on October 4th, 2016 at her home in Algood, after a brief struggle with cancer. Sarah was beloved by many.  Her sense of humor, caring nature, loving heart and free spirit captivated all that met…

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Citizen Statesman 10-4-16

Neva Florence Ritter King Neva Florence Ritter King, 85 of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away Sept. 28 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services were held Oct. 3 at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel with interment following in the Memory Gardens in Iowa City. She was born Sept. 22, 1931 in Red Boiling Springs.…

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Recent News

Project Graduation Donation

Twin Lakes sponsored the 2017 Clay County High School senior class with a check for $2,500.for Project Graduation. Twin Lakes supports Clay County seniors and their accomplishments. Photo includes from left: Sydney McLerran; Ellie Ogletree; Silas Delk; Amanda Forgy, Twin Lakes sales and marketing representative; Amy Dodson, Clay County High School business teacher; MaKenna Biles;…

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Clean Up Efforts Continue

Clean up efforts are continuing on the building that was recently demolished on East Lake Avenue. On April 3, property owner Jesse Copeland visited the site, which is in between Day’s Trading Post and the Handy Wash Laundry. He spoke about the clean up efforts and progress being made at the site. “It will look…

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New Sidewalk At County Jail

A new sidewalk was installed in between the buildings at the Clay County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Brandon Boone explained that this was to help people and officers to not have to walk through mud. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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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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