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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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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 […]

January 19th, 2015 | Continued

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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 […]

January 12th, 2015 | Continued

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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

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 games that […]

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. […]

Dairy Burger in Hermitage Springs has new owners

HERMITAGE SPRINGS-The Dairy Burger, a successful, long-standing business in this community, has new owners. Justin and Paige Delk recently purchased the Dairy Burger from longtime owner Dale Franklin, and say they plan to carry on the popular restaurant’s heritage. “The Dairy Burger has supplied area residents with good food and good service for a long […]

Clay County Sports banquet is Saturday

CELINA-Induction ceremonies for the newest class of Athletes and supporters to enter the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) will follow a social hour and banquet here at Clay County High School Saturday, January 17. The newest class of members to be introduced include eight athletes Craig Ogletree, Walt Weaver, Jack Napier, Dennis Smith, […]

Celina Health and Rehab’s Boone named to THCA board

The Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA) has named Paula Boone, administrator at Celina Health and Rehabilitation, to its board of directors for 2015. Boone joins other board members in directing the organization as it prepares long-term care providers for the challenges of the health care industry through education, advocacy and support. “Paula is a leader […]

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Rep. Keisling is named RHAT legislator of year

Clay County’s and 38th District State Representative Kelly Keisling was recognized by the Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) for his support in improving the health of rural Tennesseans. Sandy Hayes, Executive Director, and Bill Dobbins, Grassroots Advocate, presented Representative Keisling the RHAT’s Legislator of the Year Award on recently at his legislative office in […]

Bulldogs get District 7-A honors

Nine Clay County High School football players were recently honored in Cookeville at the District 7-A Awards Banquet and a pair of them garnered one of the rare superlative awards. Seniors Matt Fraga and Ivan Murphy were named