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Memorial Day ceremony set

CELINA-Clay County’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be conducted Monday, May 26th at 1 p.m. on the square here thanks to the efforts of the American Legion Post 18 and American Auxiliary Unit 18. A display of crosses honoring late Clay County veterans was unveiled last week around the historic courthouse and will remain as […]

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Soldier care package effort reaches Nashville television

CELINA-Local military mother Susan Bailey’s effort to send care packages to deployed soldiers has seen its share of community support since the HORIZON first broke the story late last month, but she may soon see an outreach explosion now that the news has been broadcast via television all over the mid-state. Nashville’s WSMV Channel 4 […]

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Reagan Day Dinner well attended

CELINA-It was a big night for the Clay County GOP here as nearly 250 Republicans came together for the annual Clay County GOP Reagan Day Dinner Saturday, April 5th. A special meet and greet with appetizers one hour before the dinner centered around the Republican 13th Judicial candidates giving them full exposure to the local […]

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Weekly newspaper columnist Edwina Napier’s 35-year run ends with her death at age 88

CELINA-Funeral services were held here at the Celina Church of Christ on March 28 for longtime community newspaper columnist Edwina Napier, who passed away Wednesday, March 26 at the age of 88. Napier’s column ran here weekly for the better part of the past 35 years and appeared for the final time in last week’s […]

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Local ties impact Bassmaster Classic

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor GUNTERSVILLE (AL)-Two fishermen with local ties made headlines here at the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville over the weekend shining the spotlight on the Upper Cumberland. Paul Mueller, who is sponsored by Celina’s own Punisher Lure company, not only finished just a pound shy of Classic champion Randy Howell […]

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Free healthcare event set

CELINA-A Remote Area Medical Expedition (RAM) providing free dental, vision, and general medical care will take place Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16 at the Clay County High School. Care will be provided beginning at 6 a.m. each day. Numbers will be given out beginning at 3 a.m. each morning with patients being seen […]

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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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Corps ranger Bartlett honored

ALBANY, KY.-Bobby Bartlett, Clay County resident and seasonal U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Nashville District Park Ranger at Dale Hollow Lake received two awards for his volunteer service with youth in the Corps’ Water Safety program at the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Trooper Island Camp. Clay County mayor Dale Reagan presented Bartlett with an Exceptional […]

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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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Local helps honor Franklin veteran with UDC Cross of Military Service

FRANKLIN-Local United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) member and state UDC marshall Mary Loyd Reneau recently assisted the UDC Maryland Division in bestowing a Cross of Military Service to Richard Thomas Spencer, Jr.  presented by the organization at the Williamson County Archives here in Franklin, TN. Mr. Spencer served in WWII and was a direct […]

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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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