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

School Board Extends Directors Contract

May 16, 2017

After a positive review for Director of Schools Matt Eldridge, the Board of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to extend his contract an additional two years. BOE Chairman Benji Bailey spoke about Eldridge and his review by the Board. “Last month we (the Board) went through the process to fill out the evaluations. I tabulated the…

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New Rescue Squad Captain Named

May 9, 2017

Stacy Boles has been named the new temporary captain of the Clay County Rescue Squad (CCRS) after Betty Jo Dailey stepped down as captain. According to PR Sergeant Marlene Rhoton, Dailey wanted to spend more time with her family. Rhoton stated, “We want to thank her (Dailey) for the time, energy and support. Stacy Boles…

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Three Vehicles Added To Fleet

May 9, 2017

Three vehicles have been added to the fleet of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). They will replace some aging patrol cars. According to Sheriff Brandon Boone, the CCSO has acquired three 2012 Dodge Charger police vehicles from the Missouri Highway Patrol. These vehicles were purchased from money that was in the sheriff’s department budget.…

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Two Men Arrested With 44 Pounds Of Marijuana

May 9, 2017

On April 28 beginning at 9:30 p.m., a Sobriety Checkpoint was held in Clay County. The site was on State Route 53 at West Old State Route 53. Troop E personnel participating in the checkpoint were: Lt. Billy Pierce, Sgt. Andrew Goolsby, Trooper Joshua Brawner, Trooper Douglas Foster and Trooper Ruben Basaldua. Assistance was provided…

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CCHS Softball Celebrates Senior Night

May 2, 2017

Kaitlin McClain and Sydney McLerran celebrated together during senior night. For more photos like these, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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A Night To Remember

May 2, 2017

Seth Ogletree and Brittany Boone pose outside before the 2017 Clay County High School Prom last week. For more photos like these, pick up a copy of this week’s Citizen-Statesman on newsstands now, or subscribe online at citizen-statesman.com.

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