Library Has New Tech Training Class

Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library has begun Library Technology Training. The grant was provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives in May 2017 and will conclude in April 2019. It is made available for public libraries to create or update training labs for the express purpose of providing free public training on computer skills.…

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Amphitheater Discussed At Chamber Meeting

The Gainesboro – Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Board Meeting was held on Dec. 5, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office. Frank Hardegree, President, called the meeting to order. Guests and Members were welcomed. Due to absence of Secretary, minutes were not reviewed for November Board Meeting. There was an update given…

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Winter Storms Hit, Covers County In Snow

Winter storms recently hit the Upper Cumberland area, coating everything in snow and ice. Several roadways were closed due to this weather system with several vehicles sliding off the road into the ditch. No major accidents have been reported. Schools have been closed the entire past week because of the inclement weather, which students have…

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First Round Of Legion Oratorical Contest Held

The American Legion of Tennessee held the first round of the Legion Oratorical Contest on Sat., Jan. 13 in Livingston. The Legion Oratorical provides scholarship money for the students whom participate as well as helping develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, ant the preparation for acceptance of the duties…

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Obits 6/27/17

Lenora L. Dudney Bookkeeper Lenora L. Dudney, 88, passed away June 20 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held June 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery and Bro. Jack Honeycutt officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Obits 6/20/17

Shirley Hevle Club Owner Shirley Hevle, 74, passed away June 10 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 31, 1943 in Porterville, Ca. She was a club owner and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her…

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Obits 6/13/17

Douglas Ray Dyer Auto Mechanic Douglas Ray Dyer, 55, passed away June 3 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral with Bro. Ben Smith and Bro. Doyle Wilmoth officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov.…

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Recent News

Officers Complete Drug Overdose Training

Opioids are highly addictive drugs used to reduce pain. Common types subscribed by doctors include oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodine), Fentanyl and Morphine. These medications should always be kept in a secure locked location and unused pills be disposed of properly. Heroin is an illegal opioid. From 2014-2015, heroin overdose death rates increased by 20.6 percent…

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Gainesboro Veteran Helping Other Disabled Veterans

A local veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is raising money to start a farm for other disabled veterans with PTSD. Ray Russell, formerly of Mt. Juliet who now lives in Gainesboro, started farm work as a way to keep himself occupied. Little did he know how much relief the work would give him.…

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New Amphitheater Project Set To Ready To Proceed

The Gainesboro-Jackson County Chamber of Commerce monthly board meeting was held on Sept. 5, 2017 at the Chamber office. Members and guests were welcomed. Meeting was called to order by Vice President Debbie Kinnaird in the absence of the President. Due to no minutes of last meeting, they were not read and approved. For more…

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Work Study For Water Flooding Issue To Be Done

The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Aldermen present: Jacob Stafford and Roger Calvert. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of Aug. 3, 2017, Jacob Stafford made a motion to accept the minutes, with Roger Calvert as…

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Historical Ghosts Come To Life For Ghost Walk

History is something that one person cannot learn enough about and, of course, the best way to learn is from the people that were there. The problem is, however, how do you learn from someone who has already passed on? Easy, you talk to their ghost, and this is exactly what happened at Jackson County’s…

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Lady Blue Devils Host The District Tournament

On Oct. 10 and 12, the Lady Blue Devils hosted the District Tournament at JCHS for the first time. The Lady Blue Devils played York Institute on Tuesday night and defeated the Lady Dragons 3-1 moving them into the finals on Thursday night against the Lady Owls of Smith County. Scoring for the Lady Blue…

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