Walsh Sentenced To Life In Prison

Convicted murderer, Edward Walsh who is 58 years old, is most likely going to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced recently. Judge Gary McKenzie sentenced Walsh to life in prison, plus two years, nearly three months after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh…

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Tourism Official Visits Clay County

Sara Beth Urban, a representative of the State of Tennessee Department of Tourism Development recently visited Clay County. She spoke about a variety of tourism related issues during her visit. She highlighted recent tourism data that indicates Clay County generated 6.94 million in direct tourism expenditures and created $620,000 in local tax revenue. Tourist tax…

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Breakfast Held For Local Veterans

  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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Four Wheeler And Ice Cream Are Stolen

Two Celina men were arrested for theft recently. One allegedly stole a four wheeler and the other allegedly stole ice cream, in unrelated cases. Emerson Charles Vliet, 33 of Celina, was arrested for theft on Nov. 7 by Sergeant Megan Copas. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman…

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Citizen Statesman 9-27-16
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Enterprise 9-27-16

Patricia Gail Dixon Patricia Gail Dixon, 56, of Livingston, passed away Sept. 13 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 16 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Mike Kirby and Bro. Duane “Bud” Hargis officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 9-27-16

Edna Doris Brown Meadows Factory Worker Edna Doris Brown Meadows, 77, passed away Sept. 16 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Sept.…

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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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