J.C. Chamber Holds Open House At Memorial Building

The Jackson County Chamber hosted an Open House and Luncheon Thurs., Oct. 11 in their new offices located in the Old War Memorial Building. The county owned building, which also houses the American Legion as well as other county offices, is being renovated in phases. Chamber Members, business owners and other folks from Jackson County…

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Access Denied At The Boils

As some of the residents of Jackson County may know, if you have recently went to The Boils, it is difficult to get to the water. You may have found portions of the entrance or portions to the sandbars blocked off. There is a reason for this. People were driving into the water to the…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Vs. R.B.S.

A lot is on the line for both teams as Jackson County and Red Boiling Springs enter this contest without a win, so for one of the teams that streak will be broken. The first quarter started with Red Boiling Springs kicking off to Austin Birdwell (10). A hand off to Gage Clark (84) provided…

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Halloween Trick Or Treating Day Set

After much debate and discussion it was finally decided during the monthly city meeting on Thursday that trick or treating will be moved to Saturday, Oct. 27. This will also coincide with the trunk or treat that will be on the square that same day. Halloween being on a Wednesday this year caused some conflict…

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Obituaries

Obits 10/16/18

Marilyn Rowe Marilyn Rowe, 88, of Gainesboro, passed away on Oct. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on Oct. 13 at Gainesboro First Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. She was born on April 12, 1930, in Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker and…

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Obits 10/9/18

Richard Cooper Richard Cooper, 57, of Gallatin, passed away on Sept. 22 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held on Sept. 25 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in Gainesboro with Chris Reece officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born April 13, 1961, in Gainesboro.…

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Obits 9/25/18

Michael Lee McClendon Michael Lee McClendon, age 62 of Nashville, Tenn., passed from this life Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home in Flynns Lick, Jackson County. He was born Saturday, November 26, 1955 in Reading, England. He was the son of the late Harold McClendon of Nashville and Jean (Olney) McClendon of Reading, England.…

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J.C. Chamber Holds Open House At Memorial Building

The Jackson County Chamber hosted an Open House and Luncheon Thurs., Oct. 11 in their new offices located in the Old War Memorial Building. The county owned building, which also houses the American Legion as well as other county offices, is being renovated in phases. Chamber Members, business owners and other folks from Jackson County…

Read More
Access Denied At The Boils

As some of the residents of Jackson County may know, if you have recently went to The Boils, it is difficult to get to the water. You may have found portions of the entrance or portions to the sandbars blocked off. There is a reason for this. People were driving into the water to the…

Read More
The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Vs. R.B.S.

A lot is on the line for both teams as Jackson County and Red Boiling Springs enter this contest without a win, so for one of the teams that streak will be broken. The first quarter started with Red Boiling Springs kicking off to Austin Birdwell (10). A hand off to Gage Clark (84) provided…

Read More
Halloween Trick Or Treating Day Set

After much debate and discussion it was finally decided during the monthly city meeting on Thursday that trick or treating will be moved to Saturday, Oct. 27. This will also coincide with the trunk or treat that will be on the square that same day. Halloween being on a Wednesday this year caused some conflict…

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Two Jackson County Men Arrested In Weed Bust

Three area men were detained by the Overton County Sheriff’s Department after finding an estimated dry weight of 10-20 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. According to Chief Deputy Tim Poore, the three large bags of marijuana were discovered as a result from conducting saturation patrol in the area on Saturday night, Sept. 29. For…

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Log Truck Rolls Over

On Monday, Oct. 1, at approximately 8:19 a.m., a 1999 Mack Tractor Trailer logging truck driven by Gregory Muse, 51 of Burkesville, Ky., failed to negotiate a right hand curve on York Hwy. This caused the truck and trailer to roll over on its driver’s side, coming to rest on the left side of the…

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