Branding Discussed by Chamber At Meeting

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce had their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Courthouse. President, Jordan Hunter called the meeting to order. May Minutes were reviewed and a motion was made to approve and seconded and motion carried. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Flooding Strikes The County Library Again

Once again on Wednesday, June 18, the Library suffered flooding from the torrential rains that we have experienced during the past couple weeks. This flooding of the Library is a recurring problem and in 2018 the damage was so severe that the Library was closed for three months and required replacing the flooring and much…

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Faculty And Staff Announced For 2019

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 7:15 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded…

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First Responders Training Held

On June 20 and 21 the Tennessee Highway Patrol provided ALERRT – AAIR (AdvanceLaw Enforcement Rapid Response Tactics – Active Attack Integrated Response) training to First Responders from Jackson and Macon Counties. This was specialized training which would enable Law Enforcement to stop an active attack (Active Shooter) quickly and allow EMS, Rescue and Fire…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/25/19

James C. Haney James C. Haney, 78, of Cookeville passed away June 16 at Signature Health Care Center in Algood. Funeral services were held June 18 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove Community. He was born April 27, 1941, in Gallatin.…

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Obituaries 6/18/19

Marion Hopkins Marion Hopkins, 88, of Baxter, passed away June 12 at his residence. Funeral services were held June 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Brown and Hopkins Cemetery in the New Salem community. He was born Nov. 9, 1930 in Jackson County. He worked as…

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Obituaries 6-11-19

Myrtle I. Emerton Myrtle I. Emerton, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away June 5 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time. She was born June 17, 1951 in Harlan, KY. She worked as a waitress. She was preceded in death by parents, James Ayers and Edith Ayers; and husband,…

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Faculty And Staff Announced For 2019

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 7:15 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded…

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First Responders Training Held

On June 20 and 21 the Tennessee Highway Patrol provided ALERRT – AAIR (AdvanceLaw Enforcement Rapid Response Tactics – Active Attack Integrated Response) training to First Responders from Jackson and Macon Counties. This was specialized training which would enable Law Enforcement to stop an active attack (Active Shooter) quickly and allow EMS, Rescue and Fire…

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J.C. Man Thanks EMS For Saving Life

On March 13, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Jackson County 911 dispatched Jackson County EMS along with the Gainesboro Police Department to the Pecan Street Church of Christ in Gainesboro for an unresponsive male patient. Personnel were on scene in less than three minutes. Upon arrival they found a male patient who was unresponsive and…

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Certified Gig-Capable Provider

Twin Lakes has been recognized by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association as a Certified Gig-Capable Provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds and enabling technological innovation in their serving areas. At the same time, the areas served by Twin Lakes have been designated a Smart Rural Community by NTCA. As a Certified Gig-Capable Provider, Twin Lakes joins…

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Cummins Falls To Get Warning System

Two-year-old Steven Pierce of Eddyville, Ky. died at Cummins Falls State Park after heavy flooding trapped about 65 people on June 9. Pierce is the third person to die at the park in the past two years after the incident in 2017 that killed two women. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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J.C.M.S. Audit Shows Money Mishandling

Financial statements have been released for the Jackson County internal school system and the audit, for the period ending on June 30, 2018, showed that Jackson County Middle School had several items out of place and unaccounted for. It is required by the school system that both managers and employees of each school be trained…

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