Man Charged With Murder In Clay County

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Obits 10/30/18

Nellie G. Mayberry Nellie G. Mayberry, 92, of Gainesboro passed away on Oct. 21 at NHC of Cookeville. Funeral services were held on Oct. 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Fox Chaffin Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Nov. 16, 1925 in Gainesboro. She was a…

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Announcements 10/31/18

Veterans Luncheon This will be our 3rd annual Veterans Luncheon, to be held on Friday, Nov. 2, at 11:15 at the Granville Senior Citizens Center. Lunch is free for all JC Veterans and a small price for the public. GES Fall Festival Gainesboro Elementary Fall Festival will be at the school on Nov. 3rd, starting…

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Over The Bluff On Greenwood Ridge

On Sunday, Oct. 21 at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon a Black Nissan Altima went over a bluff on Greenwood Ridge Road. There was an old rock wall that kept the car from going any further down the hill. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. At press time the condition of…

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Legals 10/30/18

NOTICE TO CREDITORS   ESTATE OF: Marilyn Rowe Notice is hereby given that on the 15th day of October 2018, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Marilyn Rowe, deceased, who died October 11, 2018 were issued to the undersigned by the Probated Court of Jackson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident,…

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Gainesboro Women Sentenced After Crash

A Gainesboro woman, who was reportedly under the influence of several drugs, at the time of a traffic accident that incapacitated herself and a Celina driver, was sentenced in a recent session of Overton County Criminal Court. Leda Lykins, of Gainesboro who was 52 at the time of the accident, reportedly failed to yield the…

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Three Vehicle Accident Sends Two To The Hospital

On Wednesday, Oct. 24 at approximately 5:02 p.m. a 2014 Silver Jeep Patriot, driven by Jesse D. Baker, 30 of Cookeville was yielding to a vehicle making a left turn onto State Route 477/Cummins Mill Road. Saavedra Martinez Hipolito, 26 of Cookeville, driving a 2006 black Honda Acura TSX failed to yield, striking, Brittany Allen,…

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Halloween Health, Safety Tips

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity and focus on safety. Check out these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for…

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Jackson County Archivist Retires

After nine years volunteering as the Jackson County Archivist, Betty Martin is retiring. Pictured are current volunteers. Back row left to right: Lisa Dadd, Frances Anderson, Joyce Draper and Wanda Bybee. Seated left to right are Cindy Anderson Vedross, Betty Martin and Patty Walker. Joyce Draper is the acting archivist. For more on this story,…

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Announcements 10/23/18

Head Start Open House To Be Held The staff and parents are looking forward to showing their center and the children’s arts and crafts. We would appreciate you dropping by the center at your convenience on Oct. 25, between 1 p.m. through 4 p.m. at the Gainesboro Head Start, 745 S. Grundy Quarles Hwy. And…

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