Intoxicated Driver Leaves County Without Power

One intoxicated driver left an entire county without power on a very cold day. Nov. 15 was a day with temperatures slightly below freezing and some light snow fall. It wasn’t a happy time for some Jackson County residents, as the county was left without power for several hours and many did not have heat.…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: And So It Begins…

Basketball has arrived in Jackson County for a new year. This weekend we were treated to the annual Blue and White game. This is where our Boys and Girls play a quarter of inter-squad ball to help showcase what the season will be bringing. First up was the Lady Blue Devils and the most notable…

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Jackson County Man Arrested On Charges

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Johnny F. Stafford Jr., for one count of tax evasion and one count of theft. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested Stafford, 24. Bond was set at $3,500. On Nov. 5 the Jackson County…

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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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Obits 11/20/18

George Michael Flatt George Michael Flatt, 57, of Gainesboro, passed away on Nov. 12 at his residence. Funeral services were held on Nov. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in McCoinsville Community. He was born Sept. 20, 1961, in Gainesboro. He was a factory…

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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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Intoxicated Driver Leaves County Without Power

One intoxicated driver left an entire county without power on a very cold day. Nov. 15 was a day with temperatures slightly below freezing and some light snow fall. It wasn’t a happy time for some Jackson County residents, as the county was left without power for several hours and many did not have heat.…

Read More
The Other Side Of The Lenz: And So It Begins…

Basketball has arrived in Jackson County for a new year. This weekend we were treated to the annual Blue and White game. This is where our Boys and Girls play a quarter of inter-squad ball to help showcase what the season will be bringing. First up was the Lady Blue Devils and the most notable…

Read More
Jackson County Man Arrested On Charges

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Johnny F. Stafford Jr., for one count of tax evasion and one count of theft. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested Stafford, 24. Bond was set at $3,500. On Nov. 5 the Jackson County…

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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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