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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$271K Communications Grant Awarded

By working together, Clay County fire departments and emergency services received a $271,896 Communications grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). All Clay County fire departments and emergency services personnel are now equipped with modern radios and pagers thanks to a $271,896 federal grant from FEMA. This grant provided 136 portable radios, 116 pagers,…

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McGee Signs With United States Air Force

CCHS Senior Dakota McGee signed with the Air Force. McGee is the first CCHS student to sign with the Air Force in a long time. “Dakota took his Oath of Enlistment and has now officially signed an Air Force contract,” Technical Sergeant Derrick Childress said. “Dakota is absolutely awesome. He is the first to sign…

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Homecoming Royalty

The 2018 Homecoming Queen is Morgan Weir. For more photos from this event, check out pages 6-7 of the Citizen-Statesman. 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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Citizen Statesman 8-9-16

Bobby Smith Bobby Smith, 74 of Celina, passed away Aug. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 4 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Bro. Marlin Winningham officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. He was born May 7, 1942 in Celina. He was a…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-9-16

Thelma Meadows Factory Worker Thelma Meadows, 87, passed away July 29 at NHC Healthcare in Cookeville. Funeral services were held July 31 at Flynn’s Creek Church of Christ with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Meadows Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born April 6, 1929 in Jackson…

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Enterprise 8-9-16

Katherine Dorsey Homemaker Katherine Modine Cole Dorsey, 91, of Livingston, passed away Aug. 6 at her home. Graveside services were held Aug. 9 from the Overton County Memorial Gardens in Livingston with Bro. Edwin Garrett officiating. Interment followed. She was born Jan. 26, 1925 in Allons. She was a homemaker and enjoyed volunteering for the…

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Recent News

New Technology At Health Department

Beginning in October, the Clay County Health Department and Community Health Center will implement a new technology based electronic medical record system or EMR. “While we are training in preparation for this change, we do anticipate some delays in our normal scheduling. Please understand it may take longer to schedule an appointment. Additionally, your time…

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York Sentenced To 15 Years

Ricky Lee York, of Celina, was sentenced to 15 years in a Clinton County, Ky. courtroom following a plea agreement. York was originally charged with three counts of attempted murder and other charges. These charges stemmed from a case involving a residential fire that occurred on March 11, 2016. York allegedly set a home on…

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Man Airlifted To Vandy Following Wreck

Two individuals were injured in an accident. A man was airlifted to Vanderbilt following injuries from a rollover. According to THP reports, Nichole P. Scott was driving a 2008 Honda Civic. Scott was leaving Bertha’s Quik Shop gas station. Tony A. Daniels was driving a 1997 Nissan KSX and was traveling eastbound on State Route…

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Local Student Recognized…

Brison Edmond Burchett, son of Brian and Angie Burchett, was recognized at the Board of Education meeting for Perfect Attendance that included Kindergarten through 8th grade. Photo includes Burchett and Board of Education Chairman Benji Bailey. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Medical Call Turns Out To Be Aerosol Huffer

A CCSO deputy arrived on the scene of what was initially thought to be a medical emergency, but it turned out to be a woman who was allegedly inhaling Endust. Lisa M. Bowman, 47 of Celina, was arrested on Sept. 22 for inhaling aerosol for unlawful purposes, resisting stop, arrest or search and DUI by…

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Consultant Talks To Commissioners About Jail

Jail Management Consultant Jim Hart visited Clay County commissioners to discuss the jail during a meeting that was solely focused on the jail. Hart spoke about the current challenges that the aging jail faces. He spoke to commissioners about challenges such as housing inmates in other counties, no formal inmate classification system and inmates being…

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