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Obituaries 1-18-22

Clarence Oliver Anderson Clarence Oliver Anderson, 86, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 7 at his residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Rash Cemetery. He was born Dec. 27, 1935 in Jackson County. He was a former Agriculture Teacher at…

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Legals 1-18-22

STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: Joel D. Gaw Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of January 2022, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Joel D. Gaw, deceased, who died October 9, 2021 were issued to the undersigned by the…

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Obituaries 1-11-22

Michael Paul Rainey Michael Paul Rainey, 51, of Bloomington Springs, passed away Dec. 28 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Jan. 29 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. He was born May 10, 1970 in Rockledge, FL. He was employed by HVAC as a Service Tech…

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Winter Wallop

After having close to record breaking warm temperatures in the month of December and several rounds of severe weather, mother nature has turned the heat off in the new year as Jackson county has received two significant snowfalls the week of Jan. 2. The first snowfall fell overnight Sunday, Jan. 2 into early Jan. 3.…

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Legals 11-2-2021

STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: Patsy Jane Forkum Notice is hereby given that on the 29th day of October, 2021, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Patsy Jane Forkum, deceased, who died October 27, 2021 were issued to the undersigned by the…

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County Finalizes Property Purchase

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has finalized the purchase of property to help free up space and foot traffic in the county courthouse. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said restricted funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) are being used for the purchase. The purchase includes nine acres and an existing building. “Let me…

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County Redistricting Finalized

The Jackson County Commission finalized its redistricting plans at last week’s regular meeting. County Mayor Randy Heady said around 200 people out of over 11,000 residents will be affected. “The only changes we’re made, the sixth, everything north of the river were not touched,” Heady said. “It was fine like it was. The first, second,…

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Obituaries 11-2-2021

Pat J. Forkum Pat J. Forkum, 78, of Gainesboro, passed away Oct. 27 at her residence. Memorial services will be held Nov. 10 at the Gainesboro First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Dunavant officiating. Her wishes were to be cremated. She was born April 6, 1943 in Detroit, Mich. She was an administrative assistant…

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Jackson Hosting School Funding Town Hall

Jackson County Middle School will host a town hall meeting on Gov. Bill Lee’s proposed new student funding formula. That meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. It will be one of eight town halls across the state and the only one in the Upper Cumberland region. “I am happy to…

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Countdown To Open Enrollment

Visit the Jackson County Community Health Center/Health Department to receive free, face-to-face assistance with applying for health insurance! Jackson County Community Health Center/Health Department has certified application counselors available to assist with applying for insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace for Affordable Care Act plans, TennCare and CoverKids. Individuals and families may receive help applying,…

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