Eli Burris Joins The 1,000 Point Club

January 26, 2021

During a game against Gordonsville on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Eli Burris became a member of the 1,000 point club. He scored six points in the game.

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Blue Devils Go 2-1 In Last Week’s Games

January 26, 2021

The Blue Devils of Jackson County High School took the court to face the Tigers of Gordonsville High School on Tuesday, Jan. 19. It was clear from the start that both teams wanted to win badly. Both teams came out and went up and down the court and appeared evenly matched, but then after that…

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Officials Provide Update On Ongoing Projects

January 26, 2021

Jackson County officials met via Zoom recently in a “Town Hall” meeting hosted by the Highlands Economic Partnership and updated the community on the various projects taking place in the Jackson County area. The meeting was kicked off with an update from Gainesboro Mayor Lloyd Williams. The city is currently benefiting from a rehabilitation grant…

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Stolen Vehicle Leads To Arrest

January 26, 2021

In December 2020 Detective Jesse Wade began an investigation into a stolen vehicle in the 56 South area of Jackson County. The vehicle was recovered by Cookeville Police. During the course of the investigation Detective Wade developed information that led to the suspect also being responsible for a burglary of 290 Motor Sports in the…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/26/21

January 26, 2021

David Milton Medley David Milton Medley, 66, of Cookeville, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Signature Health Care of Putnam County in Cookeville, Tennessee. David loved and missed his son, the late Cody Levi Medley so much that he longed to see him again. He was the loving and caring husband of…

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Obituaries 1/19/21

January 19, 2021

Charles Ray Young Charles Ray Young, better known as Ray Young, 80, of Cookeville, passed away Jan. 8, at his residence. Memorial services will be held Jan. 30 at the Center Grove Church of Christ with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. He was a retired truck driver, a member of the Teamsters Union and a member…

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Obituaries 1/12/2021

January 12, 2021

Charles Leonard Pippin Charles Leonard Pippin, 79, of the Union Hill community of Jackson County, passed away Jan. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 9 at the Union Hill Church of Christ with Bro. Mike Fox, Bro. Steve Bowman and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt…

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Eli Burris Joins The 1,000 Point Club

January 26, 2021

During a game against Gordonsville on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Eli Burris became a member of the 1,000 point club. He scored six points in the game.

Read More

Blue Devils Go 2-1 In Last Week’s Games

January 26, 2021

The Blue Devils of Jackson County High School took the court to face the Tigers of Gordonsville High School on Tuesday, Jan. 19. It was clear from the start that both teams wanted to win badly. Both teams came out and went up and down the court and appeared evenly matched, but then after that…

Read More

Officials Provide Update On Ongoing Projects

January 26, 2021

Jackson County officials met via Zoom recently in a “Town Hall” meeting hosted by the Highlands Economic Partnership and updated the community on the various projects taking place in the Jackson County area. The meeting was kicked off with an update from Gainesboro Mayor Lloyd Williams. The city is currently benefiting from a rehabilitation grant…

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Stolen Vehicle Leads To Arrest

January 26, 2021

In December 2020 Detective Jesse Wade began an investigation into a stolen vehicle in the 56 South area of Jackson County. The vehicle was recovered by Cookeville Police. During the course of the investigation Detective Wade developed information that led to the suspect also being responsible for a burglary of 290 Motor Sports in the…

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Man Sentenced To Life For Murder

January 19, 2021

A local man was tried and found guilty on the charges of first-degree murder, aggravated arson, theft over $1,000 and two counts of tampering with evidence, ultimately receiving a lifetime sentence on Dec. 17. Kevin Meadows, 37, of Gainesboro was indicted on the charges of first-degree murder, aggravated arson, theft over $1,000 and two counts…

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Suspect Apprehended In North Carolina

January 19, 2021

Jackson County shooting suspect Elijah Foster has been taken into custody in Asheville, North Carolina. Captain Dennis Thrasher worked with Asheville Detectives who put countless hours of surveillance into locations Foster is known to frequent. He was taken into custody by Asheville Detectives Division on Friday, Jan. 8. Sheriff Marty Hinson thanks the Asheville North…

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