Clay County Fair Named Most Improved

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently presented awards to 54 of the top county, regional and state agricultural fairs. The Clay County Fair was named most improved fair for Division A. “Agricultural education is as important as it has ever been,” Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton said. “County fairs provide an opportunity for communities across…

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Junior High Boys Are Number One

The Celina Junior High boys won the state championship. They won the championship game 52-38. For more basketball photos, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Lady Bulldogs Take Win Over Yellow Jackets

For more basketball photos, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Child’s First Snow

Madison Godwin enjoyed playing in the snow for the first time in her life. Madison is the daughter of Jonathan and Kayla Godwin. She is the granddaughter of David “Rat” and Belinda Westmoreland and Tim and Sherri Agee. Madison is the great granddaughter of David and Helen Westmoreland. For more photos from the winter storm,…

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Obituaries

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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Enterprise 10-4-16

  Martha Jane Whitaker Martha Jane Whitaker, 85, of Cookeville, passed away on Sept. 24 in Sparta. A memorial service was held on Oct. 1 at First Presbyterian Church of Cookeville. Born on March 5, 1931 in Durham, N.C. to Eric Clyde Johnson and Annie Bagwell Johnson, Martha Jane graduated with the Durham High School…

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Recent News

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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Three Arrested For Drugs

Three individuals were arrested for drug related offenses recently by Clay County deputies in separate and unrelated charges. Kristy D. Phillips was arrested on May 31 for Schedule IV drugs, possession without a prescription and contraband in the jail by Officer Jacob Beu. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Introducing Fairest Of The Fair

The 2017 Fairest of the Fair winner is Hayley Smith. Hayley is the sister of the 2016 winner Hannah Smith. For more stories like these, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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Police Chief Arrests Two Separate Individuals For Drugs

On the same day two individuals were arrested by the Celina Chief of Police for drugs in separate and unrelated cases. On May 22, John D. Cherry was arrested for simple possession, criminal trespassing and drug paraphernalia by Chief Terry Scott. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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Two Bridges To Be Repaired

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee announced the two bridges that the IMPROVE Act will fund. The two Clay County projects that were announced were two bridges. The bridge at Wet Mill Creek Road, over Mill Creek, will be repaired at an announced cost of $173,000. The bridge on John Butler Road, over Proctor Creek will…

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