Two More County Commissioners Added To The Park Board

The Clay County Park Board historically has been an independent body with minimal influence from the Clay County Commission. Two more Commissioners were added to the Park Board and some Park Board members feel that the board is slowly losing their independence. On Oct. 1, the Clay Commission unanimously appointed Bryan Coons and Anthony Boles…

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Students Participate In Compost Pilot Program

Composting is a natural process of decomposition and recycling of organic material into a rich soil additive known as compost. Other states are actively doing this with their food waste and our Clay County High School FFA students are leading the way for Tennessee by participating in a compost pilot program. Clay County High School…

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Investigation Results In Charges

A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple local and state agencies has resulted in a multiple-count indictment against a former operator of a Putnam County group home. On April 10, and at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI…

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Junior Bulldogs Fall In Championship Game

A combination of muddy field conditions and lopsided penalty calls were enough to derail the Celina K8 Bulldogs season in the championship game. Gordonsville got the ball to begin the game, but a fumble early in the drive stalled it. Bryce Bailey recovered the fumble. Clay County and Gordsonsville continued the defensive battle. On their…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 9-13-16

Harold Gene Wix Harold Gene Wix, 77 of Celina passed away Aug. 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 22 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Larry Brown officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Dustin Wix, Roger Garrett, Rush Rich, Joey Rich, James Gray and James Key served as pallbearers. Jack…

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Enterprise 9-13-16

Wayne Booher Oil Driller Wayne E. Booher, 69, of Allons, passed away at his home on Sept. 6 with his family by his side. Funeral services were held Sept. 9 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Perry Clayton officiating. Interment followed in the Richardson Cemetery. He was born in…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 9-6-16

Ernest Julius Gillihan Jr. June 29, 1965 –  August 23, 2016 On August 23, 2016, Ernie, “Big E” as he was known, with his family by his side passed at the home of his daughter, Carrie Bush, in Boca Raton, Florida after a long battle with Cancer.  Ernie was born on June 29, 1965. He…

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Recent News

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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Officers Discover Meth While Serving A Warrant

Three individuals may not have been arrested if a Celina woman had simply showed up for court. Reportedly, drugs were found in a residence after a Clay County deputy served an arrest warrant on the woman for failure to appear. Sergeant Anthony Cain arrested Robert M. Kelly, Kody Elizabeth Adams and Jason Andrew King on…

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Trick Or Treat Celina A Success

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Seniors Recognized At Clay County Senior Night

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GoNoodle Contest Winners Announced

The Clay County office of Coordinated School Health recently sponsored a GoNoodle activity contest for kindergarten through eighth grade classrooms across the county during the month of September. GoNoodle helps teachers get kids moving with short interactive physical activities. Desk-side movement helps kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day. For more on…

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Invention Created By Local Woman

Sonya Briggs, who grew up in the Moss area, had a big idea and turned that idea into an invention called GoKnee. She believes this invention will make a difference in many patients’ lives. Briggs has been a physical therapist for 20 years and has seen her share of patients. Over the course of her…

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