City Officials Pass Resolution In Support Of Hospital

July 20, 2021

The newly elected City of Celina Mayor and Board of Aldermen last week passed a resolution in support of Cumberland River Hospital (CRH). As previously reported in the Citizen-Statesman, CRH closed in March of 2019 and was later purchased by Johnny Presley. Due to government red tape, Presley had difficulty reopening the hospital, but in…

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City Completes Façade Improvement Project

July 20, 2021

In the fall of 2017 the City of Celina was awarded $100,000 in grant funds for commercial façade improvements in the downtown through the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. Celina recognized the historic downtown as an asset many years ago and was accepted into the first round of the Tennessee Downtown program. The…

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Clay County Schools Announce 2021-2022 School Calendar

July 13, 2021

July 30 Professional Development (Countywide) July 30 Professional Development (School) Aug 2 Registration (Abbreviated Day) Aug 3 First Full Day of School Sept 6 Labor Day (No School) Oct 1 No School Oct 4-8 Fall Break (No School) For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

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Celina Health And Rehab Puts On Firework Show

July 13, 2021

Last Monday Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center put on a firework show for its residents and the public to celebrate July 4. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/29/21

June 29, 2021

Peggy Sue (Head) Ballard Peggy Sue (Head) Ballard, 66, of Celina, passed away June 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 25 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Memorial Lawn in Tompkinsville, Ky. Pallbearers were Shane Turner, J.D.…

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Obituaries 6/22/21

June 22, 2021

Ricky Poindexter Ricky Poindexter, 71, of Celina, passed away June 11 at his residence. Funeral services were held June 14 in the chapel of The Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Tinsley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark Poindexter, Adam Miles, Dusty Fleming, Keegan Fleming, Jack Tinsley, Kenny Meadows and Matt Poindexter.…

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Obituaries 6/1/21

June 1, 2021

Harold Franklin Layne Harold Franklin Layne, age 72, of Tracy City, passed away in the comfort of his lifelong home place and surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday May 15 2021. Born August 14, 1948 to the late Edd and Mary Beulah Layne, Harold had devoted his life to being a loving husband, father,…

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City Officials Pass Resolution In Support Of Hospital

July 20, 2021

The newly elected City of Celina Mayor and Board of Aldermen last week passed a resolution in support of Cumberland River Hospital (CRH). As previously reported in the Citizen-Statesman, CRH closed in March of 2019 and was later purchased by Johnny Presley. Due to government red tape, Presley had difficulty reopening the hospital, but in…

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City Completes Façade Improvement Project

July 20, 2021

In the fall of 2017 the City of Celina was awarded $100,000 in grant funds for commercial façade improvements in the downtown through the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. Celina recognized the historic downtown as an asset many years ago and was accepted into the first round of the Tennessee Downtown program. The…

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Clay County Schools Announce 2021-2022 School Calendar

July 13, 2021

July 30 Professional Development (Countywide) July 30 Professional Development (School) Aug 2 Registration (Abbreviated Day) Aug 3 First Full Day of School Sept 6 Labor Day (No School) Oct 1 No School Oct 4-8 Fall Break (No School) For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

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Celina Health And Rehab Puts On Firework Show

July 13, 2021

Last Monday Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center put on a firework show for its residents and the public to celebrate July 4. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman.

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UCDD Community Development Assistant Director Named

July 13, 2021

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) has named Marcie Ackerman as the Assistant Director of the organization’s Planning and Community Development department. Ackerman, employed with UCDD since October 2018, started as a project manager for the UCDD Housing team before transitioning to the Planning and Community Development department in late 2019. For more on this…

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Unemployment Holds Steady In Most Counties

July 6, 2021

The majority of Tennessee counties recorded unemployment rates below 5% in May 2021, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Forty counties experienced a drop in unemployment during May, while rates remained the same in 18 counties. Thirty-seven counties did see some increase in unemployment for the month. Sixty-seven…

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