Health Department Offering Walk-In Option For COVID-19 Vaccinations

May 4, 2021

The Jackson County Health Department announced last week it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are still available but not required. The Jackson County Health Department is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for COVID-19 vaccine administration. For questions, individuals can call the Jackson County…

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JCHS Celebrates Prom 2021

May 4, 2021

Jackson County High School celebrated prom over the weekend at Rosewood. Check out this week’s edition for photos from the night.

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Upper Cumberland Middle School Mathematics Competition

May 4, 2021

Eleven students from Jackson County Middle School participated in the Upper Cumberland Mathematics Competition at Tennessee Tech on April 11. Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade were eligible to participate. These students were chosen by their teachers to represent the school. Alex Macklin was one of the top placement winners. He placed 8th out…

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Commissioners Adopt Parks Plan

April 27, 2021

Jackson County Commissioners met in regular session last Monday and adopted a 10-year master plan that would benefit and improve the community’s parks and recreation system. This approval comes after months of planning and feedback from local citizens in public forums hosted by the Landscape Architect Kevin Guenther Reagan-Smith. As previously reported in the Jackson…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/4/21

May 4, 2021

Greta Sue Flatt Greta Sue Flatt, 76, of Cookeville, passed away April 28 at NHC Health Care in Cookeville. A private funeral service was held at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. She was born July 8, 1944 in Orlinda, TN. She worked…

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Obituaries 4/27/21

April 27, 2021

Raymond Hensley Raymond Harold Hensley, 67, of Jackson County, passed away on April 17 at his residence. Funeral services were held April 19 at the Liberty Church of Christ in Cookeville with Bro. Clarence Deloach officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. He was born June 7, 1953 in Jackson County. He was a…

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Obituaries 4/20/21

April 20, 2021

Charles Buford McBroom Charles Buford McBroom, 81, of Gainesboro, passed away April 15 at Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held April 18 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born Feb. 7, 1940 in…

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Health Department Offering Walk-In Option For COVID-19 Vaccinations

May 4, 2021

The Jackson County Health Department announced last week it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are still available but not required. The Jackson County Health Department is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for COVID-19 vaccine administration. For questions, individuals can call the Jackson County…

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JCHS Celebrates Prom 2021

May 4, 2021

Jackson County High School celebrated prom over the weekend at Rosewood. Check out this week’s edition for photos from the night.

Read More

Upper Cumberland Middle School Mathematics Competition

May 4, 2021

Eleven students from Jackson County Middle School participated in the Upper Cumberland Mathematics Competition at Tennessee Tech on April 11. Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade were eligible to participate. These students were chosen by their teachers to represent the school. Alex Macklin was one of the top placement winners. He placed 8th out…

Read More

Commissioners Adopt Parks Plan

April 27, 2021

Jackson County Commissioners met in regular session last Monday and adopted a 10-year master plan that would benefit and improve the community’s parks and recreation system. This approval comes after months of planning and feedback from local citizens in public forums hosted by the Landscape Architect Kevin Guenther Reagan-Smith. As previously reported in the Jackson…

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One-Vehicle Accident Claims Life

April 27, 2021

On April 20 at approximately 6:54 a.m. Kaitlyn Meadows Jones, 31 of Gainesboro was driving her 2018 Chrysler Pacifica on Granville Hwy. She was traveling eastbound around the curve to the right when she then crossed the centerline and across the opposite lane of travel. She went off the left side of the roadway where…

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Traffic Stop Yields Charges

April 27, 2021

On April 17, Deputy Dillon Sandlin conducted a traffic stop on South Grundy Quarles Highway in Jackson County. Dustin Gilley was found to be driving on a revoked drivers license. During the course of the traffic stop Deputy Sandlin discovered methamphetamine, paraphernalia and a 9mm hand gun. There was a child in the vehicle that…

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