Dale Hollow Dam Road Closed For Scheduled Maintenance

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced last week Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina would close to all traffic Wednesday, July 21, while personnel perform scheduled maintenance on the unit head gates.  Due to the extensive nature of this work, there is no scheduled date for re-opening the roadway;…

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Jackson County ‘Women On Target’ Announces First Class

July 27, 2021

The new Jackson County Women on Target service organization is proud to announce the first in a series of gun safety and expertise classes aimed to assist women. With the advent of open carry laws in Tennessee, it becomes essential that more training become available to the general public for sidearm safety and precision, as…

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The Boils Water Management Area Is Closed Until Further Notice

July 27, 2021

Crews are cleaning a spill from a truck hauling emulsified asphalt that happened up-river from the parking area. The truck overturned on the bank causing the spill on July 20. The driver was unhurt. At this time the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is not seeing aquatic impact. TN Department of Environment and Conservation and the…

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Fire At Hwy. 56 Motel

July 20, 2021

Early Tuesday morning, July 13, units responded to what was reported as a structure fire at the Hwy 56 Motel. Upon arrival Engine 61 found a small fire in one room. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire and check for extension into adjoining rooms. The fire was contained to a single bathroom. No…

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Obituaries 7/27/21

July 27, 2021

James (Jim) Francis Deffley, Jr. James (Jim) Francis Deffley Jr., 69, of Cookeville, passed away July 6 at his residence. Memorial services were held July 24 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Father Aby Thanickal of St. Thomas Aquinas Church officiating. The family has chosen cremation. He was born Jan. 15, 1952 in Woonsocket,…

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Obituaries 7/20/21

July 20, 2021

Thelma McBride Thelma Dennis McBride, 80, of Gainesboro, passed away July 9 at her residence. Funeral services were held July 12 in the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating the service. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark Dennis, Kevin…

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Obituaries 7-13-21

July 13, 2021

Faith Dooley Fanning Faith Dooley Fanning, 68, of Cookeville, passed away July 1 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held July 6 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Seth Price officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born Jan. 8, 1953 in Springfield, Ohio. She was a retired health…

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Dale Hollow Dam Road Closed For Scheduled Maintenance

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced last week Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina would close to all traffic Wednesday, July 21, while personnel perform scheduled maintenance on the unit head gates.  Due to the extensive nature of this work, there is no scheduled date for re-opening the roadway;…

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Jackson County ‘Women On Target’ Announces First Class

July 27, 2021

The new Jackson County Women on Target service organization is proud to announce the first in a series of gun safety and expertise classes aimed to assist women. With the advent of open carry laws in Tennessee, it becomes essential that more training become available to the general public for sidearm safety and precision, as…

Read More

The Boils Water Management Area Is Closed Until Further Notice

July 27, 2021

Crews are cleaning a spill from a truck hauling emulsified asphalt that happened up-river from the parking area. The truck overturned on the bank causing the spill on July 20. The driver was unhurt. At this time the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is not seeing aquatic impact. TN Department of Environment and Conservation and the…

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Fire At Hwy. 56 Motel

July 20, 2021

Early Tuesday morning, July 13, units responded to what was reported as a structure fire at the Hwy 56 Motel. Upon arrival Engine 61 found a small fire in one room. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire and check for extension into adjoining rooms. The fire was contained to a single bathroom. No…

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JCHS Hosts 7-on-7 Tournament

July 20, 2021

Ten teams attended a seven-on-seven tournament held on Thursday, July 16. Those ten teams competing were: Jackson Co., Clay Co., Gordonsville, Smith Co., Monterey, Livingston Academy, Upperman, Macon Co., Trousdale Co., and White Co. This was their first time competing against other teams since the last season ended. The Blue Devil’s first game is quickly…

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Gov. Lee Visits Jackson County

July 13, 2021

On a recent visit to Gainesboro, celebrating the 225th birthday of Tennessee, Governor Bill Lee met with local citizens and business owners. Pictured is: First Lady Maria Lee, Glenn Jones, owner of Rosewood Chapel, Governor Lee and Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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