Baseball Association Honors Morgan

Lester Grey Morgan was honored during the Alex Cassetty Classic in April by the Jackson County High School Baseball team and the Jackson County Baseball Association. In Grey’s honor, the hitting facility, team room, and the storage buildings were named for him with a sign hanging from the front on the building permanently. The facilities…

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JCHS And JCMS TSA Attends State Annual Conference

On Wed., April 5, the JCHS and JCMS TSA attended the Annual State Conference in Chattanooga Tennessee. JCHS had eight students to attend and compete this year. Wesley Punzalon and Tyler Boling competed in Technological Problem Solving. Grace Clinard competed in Photographic Technology. Carlie Dodson competed in CO2 Dragster. Colin Keyton, Blaine Keyton and Gabe…

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EMS Responds To Single Vehicle Accident

A single vehicle accident occurred on April 22 around 12 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 85 and Hwy. 53. Involved in the accident was T.G. Marinucci, driving a white GMC van, who had difficulty negotiating the curve at the intersection causing the vehicle to become unstable. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Stafford Overcomes His Retinal Disability

Larry Stafford suffers from a rare retinal disease that has made life challenging. Being diagnosed as legally blind and losing his full independence was a tremendous shock to overcome but Larry has not allowed this disability to dampen his creative spirit. After leaving his position as an employee with Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative due to…

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Obits 4/11/17

Alphonse Paciunas Machinist Alphonse Paciunas, 97, passed away March 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services to be held at a later date. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born July 24, 1919 in Elizabeth, NJ. He was a machinist in the tool and…

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Obits 4/4/17

      Carl Gilley Retired Louie Carl Gilley, 102, passed away March 24 at the Waters of Smyrna Healthcare. Graveside services were held March 26 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville with military honors. Sanderson of Carthage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Jan. 4, 1915 in Rutherford County. He retired from…

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Obits 3/28/17

Elese Philpot Stewart Meadows Elese Philpot Stewart Meadows passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at her home of 60 years in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She was born on July 24, 1931 in the John Tack Carter hollow in Liberty, TN, daughter to Oliver Hugh and Hallie Baugh Meadows Philpot. She was raised in Gainesboro,…

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