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Cumberland River Hospital earns gold seal for accreditation

CELINA-Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations by meeting or exceeding national standards for health care quality and safety. The accreditation award recognizes Cumberland River Hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. Cumberland River Hospital […]

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Clay County Opry to debut monthly performances January 24

CELINA-Begining January 24, 2015 at noon and continuing the fourth Saturday of each month the Clay County Opry will return to the square here with open mic and karaoke performances by local and regional talent followed by a featured Country, Blues, Gospel, Bluegrass, Jazz, or Southern Rock band. The event is a joint effort of […]

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Dairy Burger in Hermitage Springs has new owners

HERMITAGE SPRINGS-The Dairy Burger, a successful, long-standing business in this community, has new owners. Justin and Paige Delk recently purchased the Dairy Burger from longtime owner Dale Franklin, and say they plan to carry on the popular restaurant’s heritage. “The Dairy Burger has supplied area residents with good food and good service for a long […]

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Clay County Sports banquet is Saturday

CELINA-Induction ceremonies for the newest class of Athletes and supporters to enter the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) will follow a social hour and banquet here at Clay County High School Saturday, January 17. The newest class of members to be introduced include eight athletes Craig Ogletree, Walt Weaver, Jack Napier, Dennis Smith, […]

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Celina Health and Rehab’s Boone named to THCA board

The Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA) has named Paula Boone, administrator at Celina Health and Rehabilitation, to its board of directors for 2015. Boone joins other board members in directing the organization as it prepares long-term care providers for the challenges of the health care industry through education, advocacy and support. “Paula is a leader […]

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Rep. Keisling is named RHAT legislator of year

Clay County’s and 38th District State Representative Kelly Keisling was recognized by the Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHAT) for his support in improving the health of rural Tennesseans. Sandy Hayes, Executive Director, and Bill Dobbins, Grassroots Advocate, presented Representative Keisling the RHAT’s Legislator of the Year Award on recently at his legislative office in […]

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Clay County Commission will have 4 new faces

CELINA-The Clay County Commission will have four new faces on it when the September meeting rolls around, and a half-dozen current commissioners will continue to hold office. It was a given there would be at least three new faces on the commission, as a trio of incumbents chose not to run for re-election. One incumbent […]

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Sessions judge closest of 4 contested races in county-wide general election

Monroe takes bench, Browning dominates, and Mayor Reagan, county clerk Watson re-elected By THOMAS P. WEAVER HORIZON Editor   CLAY COUNTY-Two out of three current office-holders who made a bid for re-election against an opponent retained their seats here in this year’s general election, while the fourth contested race–for the vacated road superintendent seat–was overwhelmingly one-sided. […]

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Clay County budget proposal to be subject of commissioners meeting

By THOMAS P. WEAVER HORIZON Editor CELINA-The Clay County Commission will vote on the proposed $16.2 million 2014-2015 county budget here at the government complex at 6:30 p.m. next Monday, August 11–a spending plan with raw numbers showing expenditures increasing over $1.3 million from last year’s estimated number. The lion’s share of that increase is […]

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Fishing fun at Dale Hollow Fish Hatchery

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 […]

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Lt. Colonel Robert Louis Stone: Retired AF pilot who survived 6 months as WWII POW

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)

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Corn from a Jar – moonshine stories

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 […]

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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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