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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Beatdown By Watertown

Watertown, the game that almost was.  This was one of the most lopsided games we have played, of course, Watertown is the #1 team the District and just about the State.  It just took 15 seconds for Watertown to show their dominance, the Devils were just outplayed, outmaneuvered and outgunned at almost every turn. For…

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Continue To Fall Back

Earlier this year, the Tennessee House advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round. “This act shall take effect on the first Sunday of November following the date on which the United States Congress amends or repeals…to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round, the public welfare requiring it,”…

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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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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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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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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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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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First Annual Rural Leaders of America Conference

The Town of Gainesboro is excited to announce the first annual Rural Leaders of America Conference in Gainesboro, Tennessee hosted by Gainesboro native and Grand Ole Opry Star Jamie Dailey along with Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli at Gainesboro, Tennessee’s premier dinning establishment The Bull and Thistle Pub and Restaurant. The Rural Leaders of America…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: A Hard Fought Loss

Monterey, I said it last year, I thought I would not have to say it this year for a little while, but it was not to be.  Monterey, the Devils just have not found an answer for the Wildcats. The score in this game does not reflect the fight of this game, the Devils wanted…

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