Participants of the 17th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo lined the banks of the creek flowing from the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery to the Obey River to catch rainbow trout over the weekend. Hatchery employees released fish, TWRA officers helped young anglers, and families enjoyed a day together in the outdoors. See a future HORIZON […]Continued
Few of the WWII ‘s “Greatest Generation” Veterans are still alive today. Robert Louis Stone is one of those courageous soldiers who is.
Born and raised in the Arcot Community of Clay County, he graduated from Celina High School in 1939 where he played football and remembers scoring many touchdowns on his team. While attending Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville he joined the USAAF (Air Force)Continued
CELNA-“Corn from a Jar,” the third book in Friends of the Library’s moonshine series, goes on sale in the lobby of the Community Center here at 145 Cordel Hull Drive, Friday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each copy is only $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Clay County Library. The first two […]Continued
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 […]Continued
A soldier’s request for his family to keep in touch through the mail is not out of he ordinary, but the selflessness of PFC Bailey’s plea was anything but the norm.
The 23-year-old didn’t ask for anything for himself,
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 […]Continued
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 […]Continued
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 […]Continued
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 […]Continued
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 […]Continued
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. […]Continued
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 […]Continued
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 […]Continued