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Celina Adds New Mural To Downtown Area

The City of Celina has a new mural in its downtown area. Clay County Chamber of Commerce Director Doug Young said that the mural highlights another aspect of Clay County outside of Dale Hollow Lake. He said that the mural depicts the farmland and gives a nod to the Clay County Bulldogs. “You always need some color in your downtown ... Read More »

Upper Cumberland School Leaders Reflect On Annual Leadership Conference

Upper Cumberland School leaders say that the annual Fall Creek Falls Leadership Conference was a major success. School Directors, Central Office Staff, and School Principals heard from state officials about the new funding formula, CTE updates and other topics. Clay Director of Schools Diana Monroe said that as a new director, she plans to take the information and use it ... Read More »

Clay Selects New Building Codes Inspector

Clay County Commission has selected a new building codes inspector. Mayor Dale Reagan said that Anthony Blakely will serve as the inspector for both residential and commercial building codes. He said that Blakely will also serve as the issuing agent for building permits in the county. “Any time that you’re building a new structure, especially a new home, and if ... Read More »

Clay High School Getting Lifelike Geriatric Simulator For Health Science Students

Clay County High School’s TCAT Health Science Program is getting a new piece of equipment to help nursing students. “Vivienne” is a Lifecast geriatric manikin modeled after a real, 82-year-old woman who donated her body to science. Instructor Stacie Franklin said that the lifelike equipment will allow students to practice skills such as catheter insertion and range of motion exercises. ... Read More »

Clay Commission Approves Ambulance Raise Contribution

Clay County Commissioners approved a resolution for the county’s $18,000 contribution to the ambulance service pay raise. District 1 Commissioner Bryan Coons was the sponsor for the resolution. He said that it was important to him to see that the county both retained its EMS personnel, as well as ensured full-county ambulance coverage. “We have a pretty big county with ... Read More »

Clay Commission Will Consider EMS Raises On Monday’s Agenda

Clay County Commission will consider the pay raise for Clay EMS workers at its meeting on Monday. Mayor Dale Reagan said that the raise would equate to about a dollar on the hour per employee, totaling $18,000 on the county’s side. “We’re not alone in this because everybody’s had a problem trying to retain good employees,” Reagan said. “So whatever ... Read More »

Clay Sheriff’s Applying For Grant Through Department Of Health

Clay County Sheriff’s Office has applied for almost $300,000 in grant funding for the jail. Sheriff Brandon Boone said that the grant money through the Department of Health will be used to purchase 4 transport vehicles, a transport van, and new HVAC systems. “For the last couple of years we’ve been housing inmates all across the Upper Cumberland,” Boone said. ... Read More »

Clay Hosting Meeting For Rural Outdoor Taskforce

The Clay Chamber of Commerce will serve as a host for the state’s Rural Outdoor Taskforce meeting on Wednesday, January 19th. Director Doug Young said that the purpose of the meeting is to get local input and to discuss opportunities to leverage state lands to grow rural tourism. “Like Standing Stone State Park is just seven miles away from us,” ... Read More »

Clay Library Awarded Twin Lakes Grant For Solar Charging Benches

The Clay County Library is the recipient of some $5,000 in grant money from Twin Lakes. Director Judith Cutright said that the funding will be used to purchase solar-powered charging benches for outside the library. “We had a purchased a solar-charging table last year through another grant and it is very widely-used,” Cutright said. “There is not a day that ... Read More »