THP Locates Stolen Airplane From J.C.

The Tennessee Highway Patrols Criminal Investigations Division (CID) began assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in a burglary report from July 2019. Among items stolen from the burglary was an unregistered or unknown registration aircraft, which was last known to be on a custom trailer for transport. CID investigators led a coordinated effort with the…

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Announcements 10/15/19

Trunk or Treat Cumberland Auto Center will hosting its sixth annual Trunk or Treat community event on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 1540 Interstate Dr. in Cookeville. This year’s event will include bounce houses, costume contests and TONS of FREE CANDY and much, much more. We are asking that those in attendance please…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Whipping On Senior Night

Pickett County, at some point we all must feel for Pickett. We feel for them because we have all been them once or twice before. Pickett is a team of just 15 young men with big hearts that held on till the end, and when they scored their one touchdown celebrated like they just won…

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Talking Local

The warm and inviting confines of the Bull and Thistle in Gainesboro provided the setting for a gathering of rural leaders and local concerned citizens last week – a gathering to address community needs and concerns. The Rural Leaders of America Conference was hosted in Gainesboro at the Bull and Thistle and was billed as…

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Legals 10/15/19

FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE WHEREAS, GARY WAYNE BENNETT, by a Tennessee Deed of Trust record in Trust Deed Book 75, Page 685, Register’s Office and conveyed to Henry D. Fincher, Trustee; the hereinafter described real property to secure the payment of certain indebtedness of described in the Deed of Trust, and, WHEREAS, default in the payment…

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Wildwood Resort & Marina Breaks Ground On Expansion

Federal, State and local officials gathered with local citizens at Wildwood Resort and Marina in Granville today to break ground on a $3 million expansion designed to position Wildwood to host corporate leadership retreats, weddings, family reunions and other events. Wildwood Resort and Marina formerly the Granville Marina and Resort, is a popular recreational facility…

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Announcements 10/8/19

Vaping and E-Cigarette The Center for Disease Control recently issued a warning regarding vaping and e-cigarette related products. Dangers associated with vaping include heart and lung diseases. Visit https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/vaping-linked-to-serious-health-problems.html to learn about the dangers associated with vaping. ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Another Hard Loss

Cascade, before coming to face the Blue Devils Cascade had yet to win a game.  We were going to change that for them.  Most of you that take the time to read these articles now that I try to put as much positive spin on our teams as I can, last night’s game makes it…

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Obituaries 10/8/19

Naomi Meadows Reece Naomi Meadows Reece, 81, of Cookeville passed away Sept. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Shannon Brinkley and Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens in Smith County. She was born July 4, 1938 in…

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School Fund Raisers Approved

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Robert Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Amanda Taylor,…

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