Democrats Didn’t Have A Chance On Election Day

Another election has come and gone. Things did not fair well for the Democrat Party. Ed Butler narrowly beat out John Mark Windle in Jackson County. Ed Butler received 2,022 votes in Jackson County, 923 of those votes came from early and absentee voting while 1,099 came on Election Day. John Mark Windle, his opponent,…

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Jackson County Man Indicted

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, have obtained indictments for a Jackson County man accused of possessing child pornography. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents began investigating Patrick Timothy Sheehan (DOB 9-3-56) in July of 2017.…

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Superintendent Reflects

Outgoing Superintendent Joe Barlow recently had an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the school system while under his oversight. Barlow said, “I am very proud of the successes of the school system during the past fifteen years. None of this would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of all of…

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JCHS Welcomes New Principal

Jason Hardy has been selected as principal of Jackson County High School beginning Nov. 1. He is a 1993 graduate of JCHS and has advanced degrees from Tennessee Tech University. He has served in teaching, coaching and administrative roles in Gallatin and Shelbyville prior to returning to teaching at Jackson County High School. For more…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/13/18

William R. (Bill) Medley Funeral services with military honors for Mr. William R. (Bill) Medley, age 95, of Algood, were held on Mon., Nov. 5 at Algood United Methodist Church. Pastor Albert Willis officiated at the service. The family received friends Sunday at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home and again…

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Obits 11/6/18

Edna Frances Clark Edna Frances Clark, 88, of Royal Oak, Mich., passed away Oct. 29. Funeral services were held on Nov. 1 at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home in Royal Oak, Mich. Interment followed in the Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak, Mich. She was born Feb. 9, 1930 in Gainesboro. She worked as a meat cutter…

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Obits 10/30/18

Nellie G. Mayberry Nellie G. Mayberry, 92, of Gainesboro passed away on Oct. 21 at NHC of Cookeville. Funeral services were held on Oct. 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Fox Chaffin Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Nov. 16, 1925 in Gainesboro. She was a…

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Democrats Didn’t Have A Chance On Election Day

Another election has come and gone. Things did not fair well for the Democrat Party. Ed Butler narrowly beat out John Mark Windle in Jackson County. Ed Butler received 2,022 votes in Jackson County, 923 of those votes came from early and absentee voting while 1,099 came on Election Day. John Mark Windle, his opponent,…

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Jackson County Man Indicted

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, have obtained indictments for a Jackson County man accused of possessing child pornography. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents began investigating Patrick Timothy Sheehan (DOB 9-3-56) in July of 2017.…

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Superintendent Reflects

Outgoing Superintendent Joe Barlow recently had an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the school system while under his oversight. Barlow said, “I am very proud of the successes of the school system during the past fifteen years. None of this would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of all of…

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JCHS Welcomes New Principal

Jason Hardy has been selected as principal of Jackson County High School beginning Nov. 1. He is a 1993 graduate of JCHS and has advanced degrees from Tennessee Tech University. He has served in teaching, coaching and administrative roles in Gallatin and Shelbyville prior to returning to teaching at Jackson County High School. For more…

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Man Charged With Murder In Clay County

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Over The Bluff On Greenwood Ridge

On Sunday, Oct. 21 at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon a Black Nissan Altima went over a bluff on Greenwood Ridge Road. There was an old rock wall that kept the car from going any further down the hill. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. At press time the condition of…

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