City, county get grants from state

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COUNTY GETS GRANT-Clay County recently received a state Community Development Block Grant for $300,000 for the purchase of two new ambulances. On hand for the “check” presentation were (l-r) assistant Economy and Community Development (ECD) commissioner Rick Meredith, Michelle Price of the Upper Cumberland Development District, Celina Mayor Buddy Thompson, State Senator Mae Beavers, Gov. Phil Bredeson, Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan, local chamber of commerce director Ray Norris, Clay County commissioner Beverly Young, Amanda Maynord of the Upper Cumberland Development District and ECD commissioner Matt Kisber. (Photo submitted)

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CITY GETS GRANT-The City of Celina recently received a state Community Development Block Grant for $500,000 for water and sewer refurbishment. On hand for the “check” presentation were (l-r) assistant Economy and Community Development (ECD) commissioner Rick Meredith, State Senator Mae Beavers, Gov. Phil Bredeson, Celina mayor Buddy Thompson, local chamber of commerce director Ray Norris, and ECD commissioner Matt Kisber. (Photo submitted)