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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Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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School Board Appreciation Week To Begin Soon

Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 21-27, 2018 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community. Jackson County Schools is joining public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week and honor…

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New Amphitheater Project Progress And Deadline Discussed

The town recorder, Brenda Spivey, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore and Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was not present at roll call. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of November 2, 2017, Roger Dale Gore made…

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Enterprise 11-1-16

Budd Harris Bishop Budd Harris Bishop was born on Nov. 1, 1936 in Canton, Ga., and was predeceased by his parents, James Monroe Bishop and Mary Eula Ponder Bishop. In 1968, he married Julia Moss Crowder, and they lived on Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was recognized in grade school as exceptional in art and by…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-1-16

Elmer D. Ayers Elmer D. Ayers, 81, passed away Oct. 27 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born June 17, 1935…

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Citizen Statesman 10-25-16

Carolyn (Blakely) Sadler Carolyn Ann (Blakely) Sadler, 67 of Kokomo, Ind., passed away on Oct. 12 at the Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo, Ind. Funeral services were held on Oct. 15 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home LLC of Celina with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ray Williams Cemetery.…

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Recent News

Public Infrastructure Needs Increasing

Tennessee needs at least $43.4 billion of public infrastructure improvements to be in some stage of development during the five-year period of July 2015 through June 2020. Public infrastructure improvements for Jackson County total $64.8 million, an increase of $13.3 million (25.9 percent) since last year’s report, according to a new report released by the…

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Summer Reading Competition Is Currently Underway

Get kids excited about reading this summer with First Lady Crissy Haslam’s Read to be Ready Summer Reading Competition, a challenge to read the most number of minutes over the summer break! All Tennessee children, from rising Kindergarteners to rising 4th Grade students, are eligible to track their number of minutes read from June 1…

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Wi-Fi Here, Wi-Fi There, Wi-Fi Everywhere

Twin Lakes is proud to announce their partnership with local communities to provide free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the year for community events. They appreciate the cooperation and collaboration of the city and county officials on the designated public venues for this service.  Twin Lakes CEO, Jonathan West, said “We have worked diligently to continuously…

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Bell Named New Extension Agent

Eryn Bell will be serving Jackson County as the new University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Agent and County Director. She grew up in Goodlettsville, Tenn. and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Middle Tennessee State University. She then headed out west to Oklahoma where she completed a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from…

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City And County Mayors Volunteer For Meals On Wheels

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) recently part-icipated in the national 2017 March for Meals Campaign, which is an annual month-long event, led by Meals on Wheels America. It is designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation and to encourage action on the part of the local communities. Hundreds of Senior…

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Working To Eliminate Litter

Sheriff Marty Hinson and Keep Tennessee Beautiful representative sheriff’s department correctional officer Sandy Warren, spoke to residents of the county about helping keep Jackson County clean. To help promote keeping litter picked up in our County, they traveled to the public schools donating a book entitled “Nancy and Sluggo Love Tennessee” promoting keeping Tennessee beautiful.…

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