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Local students attend Girls State

NASHVILLE-The Celina American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 18 recently sent two Clay County High School students here for a weeklong learning experience at ALA Girls State on the campus of Lipscomb University. Lauren McHenry and Mary Smith represented the local ALA Unit at the leadership experience event offered to more than 550 rising high school […]

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Clay County Library receives gift from author Garrett

CELINA-Overton County native Edwin Garrett recently presented a copy of his new book, “They Said It Their Way”, to the Clay County Library. Just released by Fideli Publishing of Martinsville, IN the book is a collection of old sayings and by-words and has been proclaimed “The Official Tennessee Book of By-words and Old Sayings.” Garrett […]

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National Rolley Hole marble tournament sign-up now underway

STANDING STONE PARK-Registration for the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship scheduled here for Saturday, September 16, 2017, began August 14 and continues through Thursday, September 7, 2017. To sign-up call the park office, 931-823-6347, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., daily. Entrants must provide the name, email address, mailing address, and phone number of both […]

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Review your family’s escape plan

CLAY COUNTY-Students’ are back to school and it’s the perfect time to have a fire & life safety check-up at your home! The Clay County Firefighters Association encourages everyone to have a fire safety conversation with your family, and make sure you review and practice your fire escape plan. It is important that everyone knows […]

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County awarded ThreeStar grant

Locally, funds will help build second CCHS greenhouse NASHVILLE-The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the 63 counties, including Clay, which will receive ThreeStar Competitive Grants. The grants will be used for a variety of local programs addressing economic development, public safety, health, education and workforce development. Clay County was one of 15 counties […]

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Homecoming Days 2017 a fun time in Celina

The 2017 Homecoming Days festival in Celina was a fun time for the many visitors and participants who enjoyed the opening ceremony, the many displays and the quilt and car shows and more. SHOWS GALORE-Tractor, quilt, and cars made up three of the many shows and events held during the community festival.

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Horizon Sports Network set to broadcast Bulldog football live

CELINA-With the launch of the Horizon Sports Network—a live-stream internet broadcasting affiliate of the Dale Hollow HORIZON newspaper based here, Clay County Bulldog fans will soon be able to listen to live play-by-play of every football game this season on the paper’s website: www.dalehollowhorizon.com. “We are excited to announce the expansion of our media reach […]

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A more healthy Clay County

Spearheaded by Cumblerand River Hospital (CRH) and the health department, local officials recently announced they are working towards a Healthier Tennessee Community designation from the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness—a program which is dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives. Local representatives from health care, the school system, local businesses, and […]

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Clay County FCA team attends camp

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Clay County preventing type 2 diabetes with proven program

People here are working to prevent Type 2 diabetes together with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by the Clay County Health Department.
Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants are learning the skills

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Clay residents eligible for help from UCHRA

CLAY COUNTY-Residents here and across the Upper Cumberland could be eligible for help towards paying their electric bills thanks to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through the Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA), according to UCHRA executive director Luke Collins. “Good news for citizens of the Upper Cumberland area who are struggling […]

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Busy weekend in Clay County TN

Cumberland Run, Archery and Catfish tourneys highlight local slate of events for the first weekend in May 2017 CLAY COUNTY-If residents or visitors here are looking for something to do this weekend, they should have no problem finding it. Several events are planned beginning with the annual Cumberland Run classic car cruise-in on the courthouse square […]

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Tyreke Key makes statement at State

Shows the world what Clay County fans already knew By THOMAS P. WEAVER Dale Hollow HORIZON Editor MURFREESBORO-Tennessean sportswriter Tom Kreager said it best in the Blue Cross Basketball Championship postgame news conference, after Clay County senior star Tyreke Key had what his colleague Michael Murphy described as “perhaps the best individual performance in state […]

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