Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

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Gainesboro Antioch Community Has A Fatal Accident On Nov. 27

A fatal accident occurred on Mon., Nov. 27 around 8 p.m. on Stacy Cemetery Road in the Antioch community. William Tucker, 20, of Gainesboro, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Stacy Cemetery Road when he attempted to negotiate a right curve. He traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a…

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Gainesboro Man Arrested In Shooting

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend on Wednesday, Nov. 29. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in Jackson…

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Over 200 Books Donated To Help Child Health Book Drive

The Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library recently partnered with TennCare Kids Community Outreach to bring awareness to child health. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Obits 12/5/17

Marilyn “Merle” Brown Homemaker Marilyn “Merle” Brown, 60, passed away Nov. 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Hensley Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She…

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Obits 11/28/17

Martha Moss Spivey Factory Worker, Volunteer Martha Moss Spivey, 92, passed away Nov. 17 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Charles West, Bro. David Flatt, and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was…

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Obits 11/21/17

Randall Allen Factory Worker Randall Allen, 59, passed away Nov. 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Shannon Hammock officiating. Interment followed at Turkeytown Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Feb. 22, 1958 in Jackson County.…

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Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

Read More
Gainesboro Antioch Community Has A Fatal Accident On Nov. 27

A fatal accident occurred on Mon., Nov. 27 around 8 p.m. on Stacy Cemetery Road in the Antioch community. William Tucker, 20, of Gainesboro, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Stacy Cemetery Road when he attempted to negotiate a right curve. He traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a…

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Gainesboro Man Arrested In Shooting

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend on Wednesday, Nov. 29. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in Jackson…

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Over 200 Books Donated To Help Child Health Book Drive

The Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library recently partnered with TennCare Kids Community Outreach to bring awareness to child health. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Grand Marshal Named For Annual Christmas Parade

Dr. Doug Dycus will serve as the 2017 Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade grand marshal on Sat., Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Dr. Dycus graduated from Jackson County High School in 1980. He attended and graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 1984 with a B.S. degree in biology. Next in his education pursuits…

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Annual Granville Christmas Celebration To Be Held

The 19th Granville Country Christmas on Dec. 9 entitled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will be a grand Christmas Celebration of yesteryear.  The annual festival will feature something for all ages beginning at 10 a.m.  It will be a great day for children as the town features children’s inflatable rides and Christmas Train, Santa’s Loft,…

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