City Looks At Revenue Loss Problem

The City of Celina aldermen are looking at their options to help solve a problem: renters running up water bills, not paying the bill and moving away. This problem has plagued the city for many years and Buddy Thompson, Don Haston and Tonya Spears are looking at ways to address the non-payment of water bills.…

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Several New Laws For The New Year

Several new laws went into effect for the upcoming year. Laws on opioids, sanctuary cities, civil asset forfeiture, wine sales and more have taken effect. A new law on opioids was passed. The new law limits initial opioid prescriptions to a three-day supply for new patients, with exceptions for major surgeries, cancer, hospice, sickle cell…

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ThreeStar Program Celebrates 10 Years

The ThreeStar program has been helping strengthen the community for years now and the program is celebrating their 10th year. The ThreeStar program began 38 years ago when former Governor Lamar Alexander developed the program. Its original purpose was to encourage counties to be more efficient in operations. The program has changed a lot since…

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Statewide Team Visits Clay County

Members of the University of Tennessee’s Livestock Judging Team visited Clay County recently. The coach of the team, Zach Bartenslager, spoke highly of the Clay County livestock facility that is located at the fairgrounds. “We are proud to visit Clay County and this livestock facility. Randall Kimes always has high quality stock and helps teach…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 12-13-16

Bonnie Kate Collins Bonnie Kate Collins, 58 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away Dec. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating. She was born May 24, 1958 in Celina. Throughout her life, Bonnie served in many roles including: a wife,…

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Enterprise 12-13-16

Wanda Carol Polson Homemaker Wanda Carol Polson, 67, of McMinnville and formerly of Overton County, passed away Dec. 4 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment followed in the Carter Bilbrey Cemetery. She was born March 11, 1949 in Arkansas.…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16
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Recent News

Second Baptism Held For Inmates In Clay County

Several men have taken the first steps to turn their lives around by being baptized on April 24. This is only the second time in history that an inmate baptism has been held in Clay County. Readers may remember the first ever inmate baptism that was featured in the July 4, 2017 edition of the…

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Investigation Leads To Bust

A cooperative investigation between the Celina Police Department (CPD) and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) led to a marijuana growing operation sting. According to reports, CPD Police Chief Terry Scott learned through the course of an investigation that there was a possible marijuana growing operation at 277 Deer Run Road, which is outside the…

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Residents Receive Lifesaving Training

Clay County residents recently received lifesaving training through a program called Project TN Save A Life. The Clay County Anti Drug Coalition (CCADC) partnered with the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to provide training to administer Naloxone. Naloxone is a medication that will almost immediately reverse an opioid overdose and possibly save…

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Commission Honors Junior High State Champions

BE IT REMEMBERED that the Clay County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday Evening, April 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the courtroom in the Clay County Government Complex. Present as Chairman was County Mayor Dale Reagan. Present as County Clerk was Donna R. Watson. Present as County Commissioners were: Timmie Scott, Bryan Coons,…

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City Settles Final Clark Subdivision Lawsuit

The City of Celina has settled a lawsuit and will pay $33,000 in damages. Readers may remember that a lawsuit was filed by some homeowners in the Clark Subdivision. Reportedly a drainage ditch was dug in the area and topsoil was removed from private property back when Willie Kerr was still mayor. A few people…

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Celina Girl Travels To NYC

Samara Elizabeth Williams, a four-year-old from Celina, will get the opportunity of a lifetime. She will be headed to New York City in July to compete in one of the world’s biggest talent and modeling shows. Samara’s journey to New York City started a little closer to home. She was photographed by Teresa Anderson of…

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