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Clay County To Set Up Full Budget For EMS After Last Month’s Acquisition

Clay County will bear the total cost of emergency services moving forward. Mayor Dale Reagan said the county previously had an agreement to provide the ambulance units and the city of Celina would cover the service. He said after the county acquired the ambulance service last month, that agreement is no longer in effect. “We’ll have a full ambulance budget ... Read More »

Clay County Fair Kicks Off Fair Season Tuesday

The Clay County Fair in Celina kicks off the Upper Cumberland fair season Tuesday night. Fair President Carla Rich said the fair is the largest annual gathering of Clay County Residents. She said it is a great time of fellowship for the community. “I think it’s just an opportunity for folks to see each other, to visit, to have fun ... Read More »

Clay EMS Having Successful Transition From City To County

A busy week, but working through the issues. That’s the word from Clay County after roughly a week with the county in control of the ambulance service, Director Andy Hall said just an hour after the county took over, they had to fly out a patient after crews responded to the emergency. He said he and his team are especially ... Read More »

Luke Collins: Hopes Of Reopening Cumberland River Hospital Gone

Celina Mayor Luke Collins said the hopes of reopening Cumberland River Hospital are now gone. Collins said after working for a year and a half, he had originally hoped to see the hospital open on July 1st. He said they wanted to bring a new emergency helicopter that would help with responses as well. Collins said that the owners of ... Read More »

Clay County Taking Over The Ambulance Service

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Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the county is in the process of taking over the ambulance service. Ambulances and staff are being moved into county facilities as of 4:30pm Tuesday. Reagan said the county wanted to ensure residents had medical service. The entire ambulance staff walked off the job Monday after Celina Mayor Luke Collins said ... Read More »

Potential New Celina EMS Medical Director Addresses Clay County Commission

Dr. Tad Duke addressed Clay County Commission Monday night to introduce himself to the elected officials. Duke said he was requested by the city of Celina to be the local EMS Medical Director. He said he would like to work out a negotiation to resolve the current tension with the ambulance staff. “I’m here on behalf to advocate both for ... Read More »

Child Well-Being Mixed Bag In Upper Cumberland Counties

Six Upper Cumberland counties ranked among the top half of counties statewide in child well-being and six ranked among the bottom half. That according to a report by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released Tuesday. The report measured child development in each county based on 52 indicators. Smith County ranked ninth, the best score among the region’s counties. ... Read More »

Clay Emergency Management Hosting Spotter Training

Clay County training this weekend will teach storm spotters to assist the National Weather Service Emergency Management Director Kyle Haney said the training will review the difference between watches and warnings and what determines those classifications for the National Weather Service. Haney said storm spotters play an important role informing the National Weather Service. “They may specifically say hey, we ... Read More »