Happy Retirement

Melba Gore, who retired from the Jackson County Trustee’s office on July 15, had been working there as a secretary for 29 years. Melba began working in the Trustee’s office in 1988 under Vernon Ragland and then continued there when Anthony Flatt took office. She will be greatly missed in the courthouse and everyone wishes…

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Building A Better Body At The Library

On Thursday, June 22, the Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library hosted its weekly summer reading program that included local presenters from the Jackson County Health Department as well as Gainesboro’s Family Dentistry. The nurse practitioner, Margie Stafford, and Lisa Boles, public health office assistant, talked to the children about what it means to be healthy…

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Ansei America, Inc. Celebrates 15 Years Open

Ansei America, Inc. was established in July, 1997, as a subsidiary of Ansei Corporation, Japan. It started as an importer and consignment assembly contractor in the state of Illinois. In July, 2002, Ansei America, Inc. opened its first manufacturing plant in Gainesboro, TN. Ansei Corporation has a long history of commitment to its customers in…

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Cummins Falls Rescue Mission

Due to large amounts of rainfall and increasing water, several people were caught in a flood at Cummins Fall State Park on Wednesday. Rescue efforts began immediately by land, water and air from many different rescue personnel. Within minutes, a large amount of water came down the falls causing many people to be trapped on…

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Obituaries

Obits 7/4/17

Steve Goolsby Steve Goolsby, 44, passed away June 19 at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held June 22 at Roseland Park Cemetery in Royal Oak, Michigan. Sanderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Steve Goolsby was born Steven Randall Goolsby on Dec. 22, 1972 in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was a 1992…

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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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Recent News

Ansei America, Inc. Celebrates 15 Years Open

Ansei America, Inc. was established in July, 1997, as a subsidiary of Ansei Corporation, Japan. It started as an importer and consignment assembly contractor in the state of Illinois. In July, 2002, Ansei America, Inc. opened its first manufacturing plant in Gainesboro, TN. Ansei Corporation has a long history of commitment to its customers in…

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Cummins Falls Rescue Mission

Due to large amounts of rainfall and increasing water, several people were caught in a flood at Cummins Fall State Park on Wednesday. Rescue efforts began immediately by land, water and air from many different rescue personnel. Within minutes, a large amount of water came down the falls causing many people to be trapped on…

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American Legion Retires Flag On Fourth

American Legion Post 129 and Cub Scout Pack 296 held a flag retirement ceremony on the square in Gainesboro on July 4. Jackson County Band in Blue participated by playing patriotic music during the ceremony. American Legion Post 129 greatly appreciates the participation by all those involved. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Old Mill Camp Is Ready For Business

Old Mill Camp, located across the street from the front gate of Cummins Falls State Park, is now open and ready for business. The General Store on site offers deli sandwiches, snacks, jewelry, tees, hats, Amish goods, drinks, hand scooped ice cream and more. There are twelve tent sites available with water, fire ring, grill…

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J.C.M.S. Student Participates In TSA National Competition

Cassidy Collins, an upcoming eighth grade J.C.M.S. student, participated in the National TSA Conference in Orlando, Fla. on June 21 -25. Cassidy won first place in digital photography for the State of Tenn. this past April and she represented the state in the competition. Each state was able to send three students from their state…

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Gaines House Archaeological Study Done

A recent archaeological monitoring was done on the foundation repairs at the E.O. Smith house; also know as the Gaines House. The project consisted of the replacement of the foundation under the first addition of the house, which required excavation of the soils around the existing structure. Several trenches were dug under the north and…

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