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Field to be dedicated in Boswell’s honor

CELINA-In their January meeting, school board members voted to “dedicate the softball field at Clay County High School in honor of former coach Richard Boswell,” minutes said. The longtime coach, school psychologist, and supervisor of special education passed away June 17, 2014 at the age of 60.  See a future HORIZON for timing of a […]

February 23rd, 2015 | Continued

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Clay County fairest earns award at state

NASHVILLE-Jacqueline West, Clay County Fairest of the Fair for 2014, recently competed in the state-wide pageant, winning the 2015 Golden Shoe award. The Golden Shoe is presented to the contestant who designs and makes the best commemorative shoe. All pageant contestants are eligible for this prestigious award. “The state fairest of the fair pageant was […]

February 23rd, 2015 | Continued

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Lynn elected to FSA committee

CLAY COUNTY-Todd Lynn took office January 1, 2015 as the newly elected Jackson/Clay County Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee representative for LAA 1 (local administrative area) here. Lynn was seated after being elected by eligible farmers and others with interests in agricultural operations. Mailed in ballots were tallied after the December 1, 2014 voting […]

January 26th, 2015 | Continued

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New monthly music event to benefit Clay County Cares

CELINA-Hometown Pickin’ & Grinnin’ begins its monthly show benefiting Clay County Cares, January 31st, 6-9 p.m. at the Women’s building on the Clay County fairgrounds here. Hometown Pickin’ & Grinnin’ will feature local and regional singers and performers as well as regular appearances by the band Music Boys. “Tom Watson, Don Sherrell, and I wanted to do something to […]

January 26th, 2015 | Continued

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Newest Clay County Sports Hall of Fame members

The Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (HOF) inducted a fifth group of honorees over the weekend. Entering the HOF were (bottom row, left to right) Craig Ogletree, Billy Smith Jr., Derrick Anderson, Chase Stephens, Betty Melton Smith, Suzanne Cherry Wayman, Carlene Bean Browning representing her father Ray Bean, (back row, left to right) Walt […]

January 19th, 2015 | Continued

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Recreation complex to get new lighting

CLAY COUNTY-Mayor Dale Reagan informed the Clay County Commission during its latest regular session that money for the previously approved lighting and public address system upgrades for the Clay County Recreation Complex had arrived and that preparations to begin installation were awaiting final approval and confirmation from the Corps of Engineers. Other actions during the […]

Crop disaster help available from FSA

Farmers growing crops not eligible for federal crop insurance may still receive finical assistance to protect against natural disaster damage or loss but must file for coverage of hay or pasture by March 15, 2015. Other deadlines vary by crop. Call or stop by your Farm Service Agency office for more information. The Noninsured Crop […]

REDLINE offers treatment help

The Tennessee REDLINE (1-800-889-9789) is an information and referral resource for those fighting addictions. This toll-free line provides current information about alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other addictions and also offers sources for treatment. Sandra Smith of the Clay County Anti-Drug Coalition urges, “If you or someone you know is suffering with an addiction, call […]

Free flu shots still available

CELINA-Area residents may receive free flu vaccinations at the county health department here. Vaccine is offered without an appointment, while supplies last, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m at the department’s clinic at 115 Guffey Street. Flu shots will be provided at no charge to patients. Both adults and children may receive flu vaccine at the […]

CCHS Alumni game a big success

[portfolio_slideshow id=8790] CELINA-Former players from Hermitage Springs High School, Celina High School, and Clay County High School (CCHS) were encouraged to participate in Clay County Alumni Basketball games held here recently and many came out to compete in the fundraiser for the CCHS Basketball Boosters. Twenty men and 11 women competed in a pair of […]

Cumberland River Hospital earns gold seal for accreditation

CELINA-Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations by meeting or exceeding national standards for health care quality and safety. The accreditation award recognizes Cumberland River Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. Cumberland River Hospital […]

FSA sets Farm Bill information meeting

COOKEVILLE-Clay County farm producers may attend a Farm Bill meeting, to learn about Farm Service Agency (FCA) programs and how to access them, scheduled for Tuesday, January 20 at 9 a.m. at the Putnam County Extension office at 900 South Walnut Avenue here. The meeting is also open other area producers and the general public. […]

Clay County Opry to debut monthly performances January 24

CELINA-Begining January 24, 2015 at noon and continuing the fourth Saturday of each month the Clay County Opry will return to the square here with open mic and karaoke performances by local and regional talent followed by a featured Country, Blues, Gospel, Bluegrass, Jazz, or Southern Rock band. The event is a joint effort of […]