Gainesboro Receives $630,000 Grant

State Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) announced recently that Gainesboro has been awarded $630,000 through a Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant to improve the sewer system. Bailey made the announcement after receiving information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). “Infrastructure, like our sewer system, is very important to the well-being of our residents…

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Obituaries 9/22/20

Elowise (Carter) Bruce Elowise (Carter) Bruce, 88, passed away Aug. 25 in Atlanta, Ga. A Celebration of Life service was held Sept. 4 at the South Dekalb Chapel of Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes. Interment followed in the Washington Memorial Gardens in Decatur, Ga. Surviving relatives include: daughter, Jenny Bruce; and a host…

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UCEMC To Assist With Recovery

Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is sending two crews of lineworkers and equipment to assist Baldwin Electric Membership Corporation with recovery efforts near Gulf Shores, Ala. Hurricane Sally slammed the Gulf Coast with winds and heavy rain, leaving more than a half million residents without power. “We’re proud of our linemen for volunteering to assist…

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Devils Hold On To Beat The Indians

The (3-1) Jackson County Blue Devils traveled to play the (1-3) East Robertson Indians in a regional game. The Blue Devils received the ball first at their own 33-yard line. The first drive seen the Blue Devil offense go with all runs by Austin Birdwell, Wid Robbins and Eli Burris. After getting a first down,…

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Legals 9/22/20

STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: James Avril Derossitt Notice is hereby given that on the 3rd day of September, 2020, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of James Avril Derossitt, deceased, who died July 13, 2020 were issued to the undersigned by the…

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Legals 9/15/20

STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: James Avril Derossitt Notice is hereby given that on the 3rd day of September, 2020, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of James Avril Derossitt, deceased, who died July 13, 2020 were issued to the undersigned by the…

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TN Voices Offers Free Mental Services

September is officially recognized as Suicide Prevention Month, and it is crucial that TN Voices continues to work to assist the Tennessee community in mental health support services and shine a light on disparities in underserved populations. Experts have feared a wave of depression and suicide triggered by complications of the global COVID-19 pandemic, including…

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Obituaries 9/15/20

Clure “Ray” Buck Clure “Ray” Buck, 84, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away, Sept. 2 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center in Springfield, Ohio with Minister Phil Grear officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio. He was born March 28, 1936…

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Blue Devils Destroy Bulldogs

The (2-1) Jackson County Blue Devils traveled to play the (0-3) Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs. The Blue Devils received the ball first at their own 48-yard line. The first play was a pass to Justin Davis for a touchdown. The extra point attempt was good, the score was 7 to 0 Blue Devils. Red Boiling…

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Fall Schedule Of Events In Historic Granville Announced

Historic Granville-Tennessee’s Mayberry Town announced their great fall schedule of events will occur during the month of October. Granville will be celebrating the entire month of October with the Scarecrow, Quilt and Old Time Craftsmen Festival. The theme will be “Magic in Mayberry” as the entire town will be turned into fall decorations as well…

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