Awards Presented To J.C.H.S. Students

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Central Fire Dept. Responds To Fire

Jackson County’s Central Fire Department responded to a call about a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was close enough to the home that they were worried that there might damage to the residence. Central was able to extinguish the vehicle fire preventing any damage to the structure. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Jackson Co. Awarded Funds

Jackson County has been chosen to receive $6,136 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of…

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Jackson County Seniors Celebrate Graduation

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Obituaries

Obits 11/21/17

Randall Allen Factory Worker Randall Allen, 59, passed away Nov. 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Shannon Hammock officiating. Interment followed at Turkeytown Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Feb. 22, 1958 in Jackson County.…

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Obits 11/14/17

Billy Joe Stafford Factory Worker Billy Joe Stafford, 66, passed away Nov. 6 at his residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 7, 1950 in Jackson County.…

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Obits 11/7/17

Donald Pharris Farmer Donald Pharris, 80, passed away Oct. 29 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. Funeral services were held Nov. 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Edward L. Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Vinson Cemetery. Honorary pallbearer was Joe Moore. Pallbearers were Alan Pippin, Gregg Norton, Nick Norton, Ronnie Hoffman, Jack…

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Recent News

Drug And Theft Arrests Made In Jackson County

On Feb. 23, Ricky Mayberry was arrested on numerous charges in the Center Grove area of the county. Sgt. Wade Draper, Detective Jesse Wade and Deputy Daniel Cummings investigated complaints of Mayberry trespassing and causing alarm in the neighborhood. Mayberry was located by the responding officers and was arrested for criminal trespass, possession of Schedule…

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Property To Be Purchased For UC Veterans Cemetery

Senate, State and Local Government Committee Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) amended the budget for the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs to include $600,000 to purchase property for the Upper Cumberland Veterans Cemetery. The amendment was proposed in the Senate State and Local Government Committee when Many-Bears Grinder, Commissioner of the…

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Twin Lakes Donates To Local Chamber

Twin Lakes presents a check to Jackson County Chamber of Commerce to strengthen and sustain the economy and community. From left to right: Lea Ann Gore, Twin Lakes marketing and PR manager, Frank Hardegree, chamber president and Alice Barlow, chamber vice president. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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Local Student Selected For Youth Leadership Summit

Alexia Porterfield has been selected to attend this year’s three-day educational and entertaining event at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville under the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association. Alexia is the daughter of Gordon and Regina Porterfield of Pleasant Shade. She is an eleventh grade student at Jackson County High School. Some 46 students from…

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Director Barlow Set To Retire In October

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Feb. 22, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Mark Allen, seconded by…

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday, March 11

Get ready to spring your clock ahead. It’s that time of year when the evenings are getting lighter and we’re thinking ahead to the sunshine and warmth of summer. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour later on March 11 than the day before, meaning there will be more light in the evening hours.…

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