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Clay County Hoops Championship Still Feels Surreal

The moment is still surreal for Clay County High School after winning its first state championship in boy’s basketball. Head Coach Rob Edwards said the team savored the victory before returning to hundreds of waiting fans. Prinicipal Teia Arms said the boy’s team will meet with elementary school kids to share the life lessons of sports. “To let them know ... Read More »

Celina’s Water Meter Project Completed

Celina’s water system rehab project came to a close Wednesday. The city held a public hearing for closing remarks from residents about the Community Development Block Grant project. Mayor Tonya Spears said she is pleased with the work that replaced some 1,900 meters over the last two years. “They’re radio read, which cuts down on your man power and man ... Read More »

Clay Schools Begin Summer Learning Camp Outreach

The Clay County School System will begin reaching out to parents this week about Tennessee’s mandated summer learning camp. Supervisor of Instruction Misty Strong said the program will run from May 24 until June 24 on a 4-day a week schedule. Strong said the system is looking at bench mark assessments, economically at-risk students and even successful students for the ... Read More »

Clay County Feels Buzz With Hoops Teams Heading To State

The Clay County Boys and Girls basketball teams are heading to the state tournament over the next two weeks. Clay County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Doug Young said it was a packed house Monday for the boy’s win over Cascade. Young said the winning tradition for these programs create pride in Clay County. “When it gets to be this ... Read More »

Celina Looks To Continue Sewer Work With CDBG Application

Celina will look to use the next round of Community Development Block Grants for sewer upgrades. The Board of Aldermen approved applying for the $638,000 Tuesday. The funding would be used to locate areas in need of repairs and conduct the rehab. A seven percent match is required from the city if awarded. This could be the third sewer project ... Read More »

Celina Creates New Recreational Advisory Board

The Celina Board of Aldermen has created a new Recreational Advisory Board. The five-member group will be citizen operated and report to the city’s board of aldermen. Mayor Tonya Spears said the purpose is to bring in citizen input on future recreational projects. “Maybe do some research and find out what the public would like to have at our recent ... Read More »

Clay County Jail Project Documents Heading To State For Approval

Clay County will enter the next phase of its jail project after presenting schematic designs to the county planning commission. Mayor Dale Reagan said they have entered the design development phase and will get project documents ready to be sent for state approval. Reagan said if the state approves the plan, the county can prepare for construction and get ready ... Read More »

Hermitage Springs Students Making Quilts For Seniors

Kids at Hermitage Springs School are taking the time to make quilts for local Clay County seniors. Response to Intervention Teacher Makayla Emmert said when kids found out they would be making gifts for seniors they knew, the kids got on board. Emmert said with kids and family members in senior centers unable to see each other, this project kept ... Read More »

Celina K-8 Offering Free Yearbooks To All 8th Graders

Celina K-8 is giving every 8th grader a free year book this year before they make the leap to high school. Principal David Maxfield said with people struggling during the pandemic he felt it would be a nice thing to do for kids and families. Maxfield said he checked with the school’s bookkeeper and they decided it would be feasible ... Read More »

Celina Addressing System Wide Overflow Issues

Celina is preparing to start sewer work to address a system wide moratorium caused by overflow issues. Mayor Tonya Spears said the first location to address is the headworks of the city’s sewer treatment plant. Spears said this is not the only issue in the system, and work needs to be done in the future to address sewer lines feeding ... Read More »