Rescue Personnel Receive Critical Response Training

When it comes to rescue scenarios, an angle creates a more challenging and technical aspect to rescue. Low angle is defined as any angle that is less than vertical, or an angle or incline in which a rope or system failure would not result in the rescuer falling to his/her death or sustaining serious injury.…

Read More

J.C.H.S. Choir Performs At Disney World

The Jackson County High School Advanced Choir had a great opportunity to perform at Walt Disney World in Kissimmee, Florida on, March 16. The choir performed a 20-minute concert for tourists and guests visiting that day. The choir was presented a nice trophy with a gold outline of Mickey Mouse on top of the base…

Read More

Sheriff’s Department Warns To Watch For Counterfeit Bills

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is warning retailers and consumers that counterfeit bills are circulating in and around the county. Business owners should train their employees to examine all bills they receive that are $10 and higher. If they believe they are given a phony bill, call the police. Small business owners need to be…

Read More

Head Recently Promoted To New Police Chief

Officer Michael Head was recently promoted to Gainesboro’s Chief of Police. Head has been in police work in some capacity for over three decades. Some of the areas that he will be focusing on will be the fight on drugs and making the police presence more know in the city with more patrolling, he said.…

Read More

E-Edition

Obituaries

Obits 4/17/18

Rebecca Sue Ayers Certified Nursing Assistant Rebecca Sue Ayers, 48 of Gainesboro passed away April 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on April 13 in the chapel of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born April 5, 1970 in Gainesboro. She…

Read More
Obits 4/10/18

  Terry Quarles Watts Terry Quarles Watts, 61, of Bowlings Branch, passed away Sat., March 31. Funeral services were held on April 5 at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home in Gordonsville. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born March 24, 1957 in Gainesboro. She was a 1975…

Read More
Obits 4/3/18

James M. Wheeler Jr. James M. Wheeler Jr., 72, passed away March 24 at his residence. Funeral services were held March 25 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Bode officiating. Interment followed at Wheeler Cemetery in the Dry Fork Community. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Aug.…

Read More

Recent News

Rescue Personnel Receive Critical Response Training

When it comes to rescue scenarios, an angle creates a more challenging and technical aspect to rescue. Low angle is defined as any angle that is less than vertical, or an angle or incline in which a rope or system failure would not result in the rescuer falling to his/her death or sustaining serious injury.…

Read More
J.C.H.S. Choir Performs At Disney World

The Jackson County High School Advanced Choir had a great opportunity to perform at Walt Disney World in Kissimmee, Florida on, March 16. The choir performed a 20-minute concert for tourists and guests visiting that day. The choir was presented a nice trophy with a gold outline of Mickey Mouse on top of the base…

Read More
Sheriff’s Department Warns To Watch For Counterfeit Bills

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is warning retailers and consumers that counterfeit bills are circulating in and around the county. Business owners should train their employees to examine all bills they receive that are $10 and higher. If they believe they are given a phony bill, call the police. Small business owners need to be…

Read More
Head Recently Promoted To New Police Chief

Officer Michael Head was recently promoted to Gainesboro’s Chief of Police. Head has been in police work in some capacity for over three decades. Some of the areas that he will be focusing on will be the fight on drugs and making the police presence more know in the city with more patrolling, he said.…

Read More
Heady Appointed As Jackson Co. Mayor

Jackson County residents now have a new county mayor. Randy Heady was appointed Jackson County Mayor at Monday night’s meeting of commissioners. Heady received 10 votes for the appointment. Michelle Hix, the only other candidate, received seven votes. Commissioner Joey Denson took over the duties of managing the meeting after Heady was nominated. Heady was…

Read More
Crash Leaves Two In Critical Condition

On Wednesday, a three-car vehicle crash sent two people to the hospital in critical condition. The accident happened on S.R. 56 near Hubert Brown Circle. Two vehicles were traveling north on S.R. 56 and the third was traveling south on S.R. 56. A 2005 Nissan Sentra driven by Logan Duncan, 18, of Lafayette, was traveling…

Read More

Like Us On Facebook

Our Publications