School News

Clay’s school nurses recognized

In recognition of National School Nurse Day Clay County Schools Health Director, Diana Monroe made special recognition of Clay County’s school nurses stating “… the role of the school nurse is extremely important. I am grateful for the teachers, administrators and  support staff that help create a healthy learning environment for every child in our […]

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Clay County High School Class of 2014

Presenting the 2014 graduating class of Clay County High School, Tennessee.

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5-K run to benefit Clay County High School Senior Night

A 5-K run to benefit the Clay County High School Senior Lock-In night for 2014 will take place Saturday, April 12 at 9 a.m. starting at the Celina City Hall. For more information call 615-699-3799. Download an entry form here: 5-K entry form.

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Students encouraged to prepare for the cold

CLAY COUNTY-With snow and icy road conditions already causing students here to miss a total of 10 school days, schools are in session this week even though below normal temperatures remain. “Despite frigid temperatures, school needs to be in session if possible,” schools director Jerry Strong said in a statement released Monday.  “Every effort is […]

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White is guest speaker to Prime Timers

CELINA-Clay County High School (CCHS) Principal Melissa White discussed and shared her book “Our Clay County Heritage” recently as guest speaker to the Prime Timers, a social group of senior citizens here. The book is a compilation of research papers written in 1997 by Ms. White’s students when she was an English teacher at CCHS. […]

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HOF event hot ticket this month

CELINA-Tickets to enjoy a meal and honor the newest Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) class are now available and are sure to be a hot commodity since the event date of Saturday, January 25 is fast approaching. With former Clay County resident and District Attorney General Randy York serving as the the Master […]

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New academic challenge offers all students chance to compete

CLAY COUNTY-Student-athletes here have enjoyed competition with Jackson County and Pickett County for years, but now all students at Clay County High School (CCHS) have their shot to beat both the Blue Devils and Bobcats thanks to the 2013-2014 school year being the inaugural year of the ExCEED Academic Challenge. “These three schools have competed […]

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Clay County Sports Hall of Fame to induct 16 into Class of 2013

CELINA -Sixteen new members will be inducted into the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 25. Inductees will be recognized at a banquet and ceremonies at the high school cafeteria.  Former Clay County resident Randy York, District Attorney General, will be the Master of Ceremonies. A fellowship period will be held from […]

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Strode inks Clay’s first-ever golf scholarship

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Clay County High School senior golfer Savanna Strode capped off an amazing prep career here last week by signing a scholarship with Cumberland University–the first-ever inked by a Lady Bulldog golfer. “Savanna is the total package,” Cumberland golf coach Richard Williams said of his newest signee.  “She’s a great […]

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New-look Bulldogs using underdog status as motivation for the season

Published in the HORIZON November 20, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-After losing five senior starters to graduation, Clay County Bulldog head basketball coach Rob Edwards has a new-look team this season and explained his squad’s pre-season ranking would serve as motivation for the inexperienced group. “We are picked to finish last in […]

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Consistent scoring, improving as season goes are both keys to Lady Bulldog success

  Published in the HORIZON November 20, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Head coach Joe Sims heads into his 22nd year as the Clay County Lady Bulldog head basketball coach knowing his team has a tough challenge ahead of them in District 7-A, but he feels with consistent scoring and improvement every game […]

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Seniors honored at season finale; Stewart breaks single-season passing-yardage mark, Fraga goes over 1,000 yards rushing in loss to Macon

Published November 6, 2014 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Nine seniors, including seven football players, were honored here at Coach John Teeples Field last Friday night before the Bulldogs’ matchup with the Macon County Tigers, to whom Clay County fell in defeat by a score of 45-20 ending their 2013 campaign at 3-7. Senior […]

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Dawgs take stab at playoffs with 56-6 win

Published October 30, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Clay County completed the first of their two-part process to earn a shot at the postseason with a 56-6 blowout win over Clinton County, KY here last Friday night. Step two comes in the form of a needed victory over Macon County in the Bulldogs’ […]

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