Bill Fiskes Bugle – October 11, 1939


Plans announced for Celina-Red Boiling Springs highway

Plans for the construction of that section of the Celina to Red Boiling Springs road, state Highway no. 53, from near Moss to the Clay-Macon County line, were approved in Washington, DC on September 27, and that the Tennessee State Highway Department had issued instructions to the District Office at Chattanooga, under the date of October 5, to proceed at once in preparation for the construction of this section of highway as per plans thus approved, was the announcement made by Hampton Maxey, upon his return from the State Capitol Monday evening.


The County Agent’s office reports that 700 bags or about 70,000 lbs. of rye grass have already been furnished to farmers of Clay County in connection with the 1939 soil conservation program.


After winning two straight games from Lafayette and York Institute, the Celina High Football team met defeat last Friday at the hands of a large Gainesboro eleveen by a score of 19 to 7.

The lineup for Celina was C. Masters and Stone, ends; Dowell and R. Brown, tackles; Donaldson and Scott, guards; and Cass Napier, center. In the backfield were Fowler, M. Brown, White and Boles. 

Celina was handicapped by injuries to Newell Cherry, Mayford Scott, Hayden Masters and Joe F. Napier.


Misses Belva McLerrand and Maycel Scott began work in the County Agent’s office as NYA workers on October 6.

Miss Venus Bowe is working in the circuit Court Clerk’s office as an NYA worker.

Miss Marie Fiske has begun her second month as NYA worker in the County Judge’s office.

Misses Nellie Rhee Arms, Birdie Fitzgerald and Mary Georgia Rich made an excellent record as NYA workers in the office of the Clay County Health Unit during the past month.


Elsworth Haines, field man for the South Pennsylvania Oil Company purchased several leases for his company last week in this territory.


Clayton Christian of Oklahoma visited relatives here on Sunday.


Bilyeau Edens of Route 1 reports his brother, Alfred Edens, is seriously ill in a Louisville hospital.


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