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Celina Mayor Gauging Interest In Purchasing Cumberland River Hospital

Talks of reopening the Cumberland River Hospital will continue in Celina through a Monday work session between Clay County and the city. Celina Mayor Luke Collins said one idea he plans on discussing is a county and city partnership to purchase the facility. “I want to address them at the planning meeting to talk to them about the hospital and ... Read More »

Leisure Services Will Share Master Plan First Draft

Cookeville’s Leisure Services Department will unveil the first draft of its 10-year recreation master plan at a Monday public meeting. The draft is the result of research, surveys, and comparisons done by consulting group Kimley-Horn in partnership with the Leisure Services Department. Director Rick Woods said the master plan will as a road map for how Cookeville can improve its ... Read More »

UCHRA Meeting Attendance Issues Hard To Address

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency prepares to meet Wednesday, but answering low attendance numbers has been difficult. In a December state audit on UCHRA, excessive absentees were noted among the Policy Council and Executive Committee members. While the Comptroller’s Office suggested an attendance policy, Executive Director Mark Farley said that is hard for the agency to do. “Keep in ... Read More »

Cookeville Special Meeting Called For Mayor’s CRMC Hiring

Cookeville City Council will have a special called meeting Thursday. The purpose is to discuss options on outside legal advice on Mayor Ricky Shelton’s Cookeville Regional hiring. City Manager James Mills said the request came from an unnamed council member who could not attend the February meeting. “It was decided today after it was determined one of the council members ... Read More »

Pickett Commission Approves Track Loader Purchase

The Pickett County Commission Monday approved the purchase of track loader for its transfer station equipment. County Executive Carey Garner said the 2020 Takeuchi TL8 compact track loader would be purchased at $46,500. The commission also approved applying for a Community Development Block Grant. Garner said the funds would be used for housing rehabilitation. “This is a grant if we ... Read More »

No Movement On Cumberland River Hospital Meeting

Communication issues with the Cumberland River Hospital and Celina municipalities continue with no movement on a rescheduled meeting date. All parties were set to address the EMS issues on October 20th, but Celina Mayor Tonya Spears reportedly cancelled the meeting due to some participants not available. Hospital Owner Johnny Presley said he has not received any communications since the cancellation. ... Read More »

Clay Co. Not Involved With Cancelled Hospital Meeting

Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan said the county is not involved in the cancellation of the Cumberland River Hospital meeting. Tuesday’s meeting was reportedly postponed because several participants were not ready. Reagan said the county is mainly a bystander while Celina and EMS officials try to meet with Hospital Owner Johnny Presley. “Just being there and being supportive of it,” ... Read More »

Monterey Board of Alderman Meeting Postponed

The Monday night Monterey Board of Aldermen meeting has been postponed after at least one city employee tested positive for COVID-19. Mayor JJ Reels said no member of the board was exposed to the employee. However, out of abundance of caution the board postponed the meeting until October 19. Also, Reels said the city has seen several confirmed cases from ... Read More »

Warren County Commission Meeting Cancelled Due To Differences

Differences in opinion within the Warren County government resulted in the cancellation of Monday’s Warren County Commission meeting. The commission voted 14-7 to hold the August meeting in-person at the Administration Building. County Executive Jimmy Haley has denied the commission access to the building and said zoom is the only way to safely conduct business. Chair Commissioner Blaine Wilcher said ... Read More »

Clay County Chamber Director Pursues New Position

The search for a new Clay County Chamber of Commerce director will start this Thursday. Kevin Donaldson will depart from the chamber to work with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology. Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan said Donaldson will still have an important role in the county under his new job. “I know he will be working with the local ... Read More »