CCADC Participates In Thankful Tuesday

November 24, 2020

The Clay County Anti-Drug Coalition (CCADC) met last Tuesday via Zoom to discuss their monthly business. CCADC President Jessica Tucker opened the meeting, each member introduced themselves and the minutes from the previous meeting, held on Oct. 20 were approved. First on the agenda was a recap of the events that took place on Red…

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Celebrating 150 Years

November 24, 2020

The Clay County Historic Preservation Committee along with the Hermitage Springs FCE held their 150th year celebration on Oct. 24. The groups worked in collaboration with local artisans to showcase the history of Clay County. The event took place at Acres of Grace Farms. Among those who worked to ensure a successful event took place were Peggy…

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Shop Local This Holiday Season

November 24, 2020

It’s official. When the Hallmark Channel has begun to promote its annual holiday season movie marathon, Christmas can’t be too far off. Thirty-one days from today to be exact—but who’s counting? Local businesses are counting, and so are their employees. Also counting on the next few months are local merchants, boutiques, restaurants and retailers in…

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Schools To Receive Aviation Education

November 17, 2020

Overton County Schools were awarded the 2020 Perkins Reserve Grant, Growing Opportunities in the Upper Cumberland with Unmanned Aircraft Systems in excess of $179,000. This is an initiative that focuses on college and career readiness of students in rural counties. Overton County has created a regional partnership that includes Clay, Jackson, and Pickett Counties. Students…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 11/24/20

November 24, 2020

Evelyn Brown Evelyn Brown, 85, of Moss, passed away Nov. 13 at Greenville Regional Hospital in Bowling Green. Funeral services were held Nov. 15 in the chapel of the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dennis Miller officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Family and friends served as active pallbearers. She was born Sept. 19, 1935…

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Obituaries 11/17/20

November 17, 2020

Cathy Beechboard Dailey Cathy Beechboard Dailey, 64, of Celina, passed away Nov. 7 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 9 in the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Ules Hammock officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. Family and friends served as active pallbearers. She was born Dec. 2, 1955 in Clay County. She…

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Obituaries 11/10/20

November 10, 2020

James Kenneth Arms James Kenneth Arms, 85, of Moss, passed away Nov. 2 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation. No arrangements to announce at this time. He was born Oct. 25, 1935. He was a cook in the healthcare profession; he enjoyed his job and loved the hospital staff like family. He was…

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Recent News

Curbside Trick-Or-Treating To Happen

October 20, 2020

Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center along with area healthcare providers are sponsoring a curbside Trick-or-Treat for the community children.  The event will take place at Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center parking lot on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on…

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Schools To Replace Smart Boards

October 20, 2020

The Clay County Board of Education met last Thursday and discussed the possibility of purchasing additional 65-inch interactive panels for Clay County Schools. The interactive panels discussed are much like a flat-screen television that act like the current Smart Boards; however, the panels are more interactive and have less of a delay in comparison to…

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Circuit Court Judge Reprimanded

October 13, 2020

A 13th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge has been reprimanded because of inappropriate messages that had been sent to women on various social media platforms. Judge Jonathan Lee Young—who presides over various civil and criminal court cases—has been reprimanded because of inappropriate messages that had been sent dating back to 2015. Young presides over Clay,…

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Early Voting Begins Tomorrow

October 13, 2020

Early voting in the Nov. 3 election starts tomorrow. Clay County Administrator of Elections Wanda Daniels says early voting is open to all voters beginning tomorrow and will run through Oct. 29. Daniels is expecting the election cycle to be busier than usual. She expressed that there has been an increase of registered voters in…

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Hilham Woman Caught In California

October 13, 2020

A Hilham woman was captured in California on Friday night in relation to a double homicide that took place in Tompkinsville, Ky. As previously reported in the Citizen-Statesman, Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, had an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. Edward Whiteledge, 29 of Bakersfield, Calif., had…

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CRH Owner and Clay County Leaders To Meet Later This Month

October 6, 2020

Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) Owner Johnny Presley last Tuesday met with Celina Mayor Tonya Spears and Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan in a public meeting to discuss the closing of the emergency room; however, no progress was made during the meeting. Presley, Spears, Reagan and local EMS are to meet Oct. 20 to resolve the…

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