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Homecoming Days 2017 a fun time in Celina

The 2017 Homecoming Days festival in Celina was a fun time for the many visitors and participants who enjoyed the opening ceremony, the many displays and the quilt and car shows and more. SHOWS GALORE-Tractor, quilt, and cars made up three of the many shows and events held during the community festival.

August 16th, 2017 | Continued

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Horizon Sports Network set to broadcast Bulldog football live

CELINA-With the launch of the Horizon Sports Network—a live-stream internet broadcasting affiliate of the Dale Hollow HORIZON newspaper based here, Clay County Bulldog fans will soon be able to listen to live play-by-play of every football game this season on the paper’s website: www.dalehollowhorizon.com. “We are excited to announce the expansion of our media reach […]

August 10th, 2017 | Continued

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County awarded ThreeStar grant

Locally, funds will help build second CCHS greenhouse NASHVILLE-The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the 63 counties, including Clay, which will receive ThreeStar Competitive Grants. The grants will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, public safety, health, education and workforce development. Clay County was one of 15 counties […]

Pair of big fish seen at Star Point

BYRDSTOWN-A pair of the big smallmouth Dale Hollow Lake is known for showed up here last Saturday night (8-5-17)  at Star Point Resort. Ray and Taylor Asberry weighed in one over 21 inches long weighing 4.15 pounds helping them total 5.55 pounds on the night and win $288 for first place. The big fish also […]

Clay County proposes $17.7 million 2017-2018 budget

The proposed 2017-2018 Clay County budget shows the estimated fiscal spending plan includes expenditures totaling $17,724,570 — which is down over $450,000 from last year’s estimated number of $18,185,664. (see the published version below) Besides the upcoming fiscal year’s proposed numbers and the estimated 2016-2017 tally, the information also details the actual 2015-2016 budget-total of […]

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A more healthy Clay County

Spearheaded by Cumblerand River Hospital (CRH) and the health department, local officials recently announced they are working towards a Healthier Tennessee Community designation from the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness—a program which is dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives. Local representatives from health care, the school system, local businesses, and […]

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Clay County FCA team attends camp

Clay County preventing type 2 diabetes with proven program

People here are working to prevent Type 2 diabetes together with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by the Clay County Health Department.
Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants are learning the skills

Clay residents eligible for help from UCHRA

CLAY COUNTY-Residents here and across the Upper Cumberland could be eligible for help towards paying their electric bills thanks to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through the Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA), according to UCHRA executive director Luke Collins. “Good news for citizens of the Upper Cumberland area who are struggling […]

Busy weekend in Clay County TN

Cumberland Run, Archery and Catfish tourneys highlight local slate of events for the first weekend in May 2017 CLAY COUNTY-If residents or visitors here are looking for something to do this weekend, they should have no problem finding it. Several events are planned beginning with the annual Cumberland Run classic car cruise-in on the courthouse square […]

Tyreke Key makes statement at State

Shows the world what Clay County fans already knew By THOMAS P. WEAVER Dale Hollow HORIZON Editor MURFREESBORO-Tennessean sportswriter Tom Kreager said it best in the Blue Cross Basketball Championship postgame news conference, after Clay County senior star Tyreke Key had what his colleague Michael Murphy described as “perhaps the best individual performance in state […]

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Celina Mayor Willie Kerr will not seek re-election

CELINA-Celina Mayor Willie Kerr announced last week he will not be a candidate for re-election in the upcoming 2017 City elections this spring.   Kerr also looked back on the accomplishments and progress made during the past eight years. “I am very grateful to have served as your mayor for the last eight years,” Kerr […]

Clay County rescue squad takes first step in reorganizing

By THOMAS P. WEAVER HORIZON Editor CELINA-Over a dozen retired members, along with a pair of new applicants, joined county commissioner Winton Young last Thursday night for the first meeting of the Clay County Rescue Squad held in well over a year. In their first order of business, the assembly elected Betty Dailey captain of […]