Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 14. The Farmhouse, located at 440 N. Grundy Quarles Hwy., Gainesboro, is now open for business. The Farmhouse is open Sun.-Tues. 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wed-Fri. 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sat. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Sheriff Recognizes Sizemore

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like recognized Jimmy Sizemore, a local from our community and a Jackson County High School graduate in 2009. Shortly after high school, Jimmy had decided his career would be in law enforcement. He was hired at the Sheriff’s department in 2010. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Students Start Spring Break With New Shoes From Grant

Students came to school at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise on April 6, thanks to a grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes. Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company and the faculty and staff…

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Budget Cuts Made To UCHRA

The Trump administration has proposed its federal budget. There have been a lot of local questions asked since the budget was announced, so UCHRA (Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency) has compiled a list of their affected programs and stats based on the people they served last year in the Upper Cumberland. Some programs scheduled for…

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Allen Receives Governor’s Award

Helen Allen is a recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in Service Award for the Tennessee Department of Health. Governor Haslam created this award in 2016 to recognize outstanding state employees who are at the forefront of improving the way Tennessee State Government delivers services. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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New Play Clock Purchased

Donna Elrod, Vice President and Manager of First Freedom Bank, presents JCHS Head Football Coach Sean Loftis, with a check to purchase a new play clock for the football field. Pictured with Elrod and Loftis is Ashley Tippit, assistant manager at the Gainesboro location. For stories like this, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Open House Is Set For This Saturday

Camp Discovery is a summer camp designed for serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Owned and operated by the Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, it is located in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Camp runs in weekly sessions filled with activities such as: talent shows, dances, swimming, arts and crafts, music, games, contests, sports, and cabin activities. Campers come…

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Project Graduation

Twin Lakes is proud to sponsor the Jackson County High School Senior Class with a check for $2,500 for Project Graduation. Twin Lakes continues to support the youth and their accomplishments. Presenting the check to the Senior Class are Twin Lakes’ Board Members, Larry J. Stafford, Ricky E. Strong and Gary E. Flynn. Congratulations to…

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Morgan To Be Honored During Classic

On April 8, between games during the Alex Cassetty Classic, the Jackson County Baseball Association and team will be honoring the late Lester Grey Morgan. Coach Wakefield, Jackson County High School Baseball and the Jackson County Baseball Association will be naming the hitting facility, team room, and the storage building in Grey’s honor. For more…

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Sheriff Makes Catch

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office ­made a catch of their own recently, although it may not have been the “deadliest.” Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason King from Couce, Tenn., who many may remember as a former star of the Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch.” King was arrested on narcotics charges. For more on this story,…

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Obituaries

Obits 4/18/17

Michael Edwin Harrison Painter Michael Edwin Harrison, 54, passed away April 1 at his residence. Graveside services will be held April 22 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born May 24, 1962 in Davidson County. He was a…

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Obits 4/11/17

Alphonse Paciunas Machinist Alphonse Paciunas, 97, passed away March 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services to be held at a later date. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born July 24, 1919 in Elizabeth, NJ. He was a machinist in the tool and…

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Obits 4/4/17

      Carl Gilley Retired Louie Carl Gilley, 102, passed away March 24 at the Waters of Smyrna Healthcare. Graveside services were held March 26 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville with military honors. Sanderson of Carthage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Jan. 4, 1915 in Rutherford County. He retired from…

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 14. The Farmhouse, located at 440 N. Grundy Quarles Hwy., Gainesboro, is now open for business. The Farmhouse is open Sun.-Tues. 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wed-Fri. 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sat. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Sheriff Recognizes Sizemore

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like recognized Jimmy Sizemore, a local from our community and a Jackson County High School graduate in 2009. Shortly after high school, Jimmy had decided his career would be in law enforcement. He was hired at the Sheriff’s department in 2010. For more on this story, pick up a…

Read More
Students Start Spring Break With New Shoes From Grant

Students came to school at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise on April 6, thanks to a grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes. Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company and the faculty and staff…

Read More
Budget Cuts Made To UCHRA

The Trump administration has proposed its federal budget. There have been a lot of local questions asked since the budget was announced, so UCHRA (Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency) has compiled a list of their affected programs and stats based on the people they served last year in the Upper Cumberland. Some programs scheduled for…

Read More
Allen Receives Governor’s Award

Helen Allen is a recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in Service Award for the Tennessee Department of Health. Governor Haslam created this award in 2016 to recognize outstanding state employees who are at the forefront of improving the way Tennessee State Government delivers services. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

Read More
New Play Clock Purchased

Donna Elrod, Vice President and Manager of First Freedom Bank, presents JCHS Head Football Coach Sean Loftis, with a check to purchase a new play clock for the football field. Pictured with Elrod and Loftis is Ashley Tippit, assistant manager at the Gainesboro location. For stories like this, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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