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 7/20/21

July 20, 2021

Janet Jones Janet Jones, 71, of Whitleyville passed away on July 8 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and shopping. She spent most of her life working production in a factory. Funeral services were held on July 11, 2021 in the chapel of Upton Hay Funeral Home. She was survived by…

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Obituaries 7-13-21

July 13, 2021

Card Of Thanks The wife and daughters of Rickie Lee Poindexter sincerely thank all our family and friends for their love and support in our time of sorrow. Your thoughtfulness strengthened us at a dark time in our lives. We appreciate all those who brought food, sent flowers and gifts, and contributed to The Leukemia…

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Obituaries 7/6/21

July 6, 2021

George Danny Gentry George Danny Gentry, 68, of the Hermitage Springs community, passed away June 25 at the Macon Community Hospital. Funeral services were held June 27 from the chapel of Anderson & Sons Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Roy Henson and Rick Mosley officiating. Interment followed in the Browning Cemetery. Pallbearers were…

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Celina Health and Rehab Earns ‘Commitment To Quality’ Award

July 6, 2021

Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center has been recognized as a 2021 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the first of three progressive award levels…

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East Clay VFD Passes Inspection

July 6, 2021

Some Homeowners, Business Owners May Notice A Decrease In Insurance Premium by Chief Ronnie Hummel, Lieutenant/Secretary Ashley Hummel, East Clay Vol. Fire Dept. East Clay Volunteer Fire Department recently participated in an ISO inspection. The purpose of an ISO inspection is to determine structure fire suppression capabilities within communities. The data is analyzed using Fire…

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Operation Dry Water Underway This Weekend

June 29, 2021

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will be participating in Operation Dry Water, July 3-5. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforcement about the dangers of impaired boating throughout the state. The July 4th holiday means an increase in boater activity on the water, and there is also an increase in the…

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Chamber Director Claims Major Goals

June 29, 2021

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce has set itself major goals. One of particular importance is growing the organization’s membership numbers. Executive Director Dr. Doug Young says the Chamber has set itself a goal to grow membership numbers in the coming year. He says memberships have dwindled in recent years, but Celina and Clay County…

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Dodson Represents Clay County At Shooting Sports National Championship

June 29, 2021

The 2021 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships were held June 20-25 in Grand Island, Nebraska at the Heartland Public Shooting Park. The event is hosted by Nebraska 4-H. 4-H youth from across the country competed in compound archery, recurve archery, air rifle, air pistol, .22 rifle, .22 pistol, shotgun, muzzleloading, and hunting skills. Will Dodson…

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Ghearing’s Trial Date Moved Yet Again

June 22, 2021

The trial date for a Livingston doctor with a practice in Celina has been moved again. Gilbert Ross Ghearing, 66 of Livingston, was a former physician and owner of a family medical practice in Celina. He was charged in May 2019 with violating the Controlled Substances Act announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle…

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