Gone Country Has A New Owner

Jeanne Key is the proud new owner of Gone Country Café. “I am so glad and excited to be here to meet the people here. We have a lot of relatives here and the area is not new to us,” Key said. Key is originally from Indiana, but has local ties. 40 years ago she…

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Couple Fulfills Lifelong Dream

A husband and wife have fulfilled a lifelong dream of owning a historic building on the square. Marlene and Bruce Rhoton are the proud owners of Willows Treehouse Treasures, a building that has a lot of history and holds special memories to them. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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New Trash Regulations Begin On August 1

The recently passed City of Celina trash pickup regulations will begin to be enforced on Aug. 1. Mayor Joey Rich would like to encourage everyone to begin recycling their cardboard now. “There will be a cardboard recycling bin at the City of Celina Maintenance Building, so that residents can bring their cardboard to be recycled,”…

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Woman Faces Serious Charges

A Celina woman faces serious charges after she allegedly struck another woman with a crowbar during an altercation. Whitney A. Wilburn, 27 of Celina, was arrested for aggravated assault, vandalism and aggravated burglary by Officer Daniel Stewart. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-4-16

JB Davidson Retired JB Davidson, 88, passed Sept. 24, at his home. Funeral services were held Sept. 26 at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper, Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Hawkins and David Netherton officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Hooper, Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home was in charge…

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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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Recent News

Brothers Arrested For Theft And Drugs

The Davis brothers were a long way from their home when they allegedly broke into some cars at the hospital and were caught with drugs. Vernon Davis Jr., 49 of Hartsville, and Terrance Davis, 57 of Hartsville, were arrested on Sept. 21 for possession of legend drugs without a prescription and theft of property by…

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Reagan And Young Recently Re-appointed Chairmen

Mayor Dale Reagan was re-appointed chairman of the county commission and Winton Young was re-appointed chairman pro-tempore during the September meeting. A motion was made by Denzil Cherry and seconded by Dorothy Forney to re-appoint Reagan as the chairman. All commissioners voted yes and the motion passed. A motion was made by Timmie Scott and…

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CCHS Girls Golf Wins Championship

The Clay County Girls Golf Team were the district champions after an impressive finish at the district golf tournament. The Boys were the runner up team in the district. The District 7A/AA Golf Tournament was held on Sept. 11 at the Golden Eagle Golf Club in Cookeville. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs teams played…

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Two Aldermen Voice Their Concerns

Alderman Buddy Thompson voiced his concerns during the September City of Celina meeting. Thompson brought up what he felt like were some questionable actions by former Mayor Willie Kerr. Alderman Don Haston voiced his concerns about another issue regarding some delinquent water accounts. One of Thompson’s concerns was a pair of sidewalks that were poured…

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Hilham Man Arrested For Statutory Rape

A Hilham man was arrested for statutory rape following alleged inappropriate relations with a 15 year old female. Joshua T. Fraley, 24 of Baptist Ridge Road in Hilham, was arrested by Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rick Lisi. Fraley was arrested for statutory rape, solicitation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a…

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TCI Reports Jail Issues Continue

The problems and issues regarding the Clay County Jail are still lingering. A recent Tennessee Corrections Institute (TCI) report cites several issues with the aging jail. The TCI conducted an inspection of the Clay County Jail and issued a report dated Aug. 2. Main concerns highlighted in the report included overcrowding issues, medical examination issues,…

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