Two Arrested At Local Motel

On Nov. 28 Deputy Kamron Johnston and Deputy Cody Buck responded to a 911 call at 56 Motel in the Bloomington Springs area of Jackson County. Upon arrival the deputies suspected narcotics activity and recognized individuals to have outstanding warrants for their arrest out of Putnam County. Both individuals attempted to resist arrest and flee…

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Granville Hosts Annual Country Christmas

Historic Granville will host the 19th annual Granville Country Christmas with the theme “Christmas Memories of the 1950’s.” The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a full day of activities. At 9:30 a.m. there will be a dedication of the New Granville History Book entitled “The Legacy of a Rural Riverboat…

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Gainesboro Hosts Annual Christmas Parade

On Sunday, Dec. 2 Gainesboro held its annual Christmas Parade. With temperatures in the mid 60’s, it felt more like spring than then the start of the holiday season. It was a perfect day for this event. All of the children enjoyed seeing the floats, along with Elmo, the Grinch, Cookie Monster and more. For…

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Christmas Time Is Coming

We may not have any snow but David Ward with Twin Lakes Telephone Coop was hanging up the annual Christmas decoration around Gainesboro. David stated that he had been hanging the banners up for about 20 years. The Town of Gainesboro appreciates Twin Lakes Telephone for allowing David to continue hanging the Christmas decoration. They…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 12-13-16

Bonnie Kate Collins Bonnie Kate Collins, 58 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away Dec. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating. She was born May 24, 1958 in Celina. Throughout her life, Bonnie served in many roles including: a wife,…

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Enterprise 12-13-16

Wanda Carol Polson Homemaker Wanda Carol Polson, 67, of McMinnville and formerly of Overton County, passed away Dec. 4 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment followed in the Carter Bilbrey Cemetery. She was born March 11, 1949 in Arkansas.…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16
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Recent News

Historic Granville Opens 2018 Season With New Theme

Historic Granville’s theme for 2018 is “Strolling Through the 1950’s: Let the Good Times Roll”. It will open on March 7 with a great year of events planned. The official grand opening will be on April 14 with a full day of activities to include a 1950’s Antique Car Show, 1950’s music with DJ and…

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Waters Rise Quickly, Trapping Woman Inside Camper

Rescue personnel entered Roaring river by inflatable boat and were able to rescue the woman. “Thanks to all who were involved, the woman was safely rescued from a dangerous situation without incident,” states Patrick Martin, Jackson County Rescue Squad member. Jackson County personnel greatly appreciates the assistance of Putnam County and all others who assisted…

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Jackson Co. Infrastructure Needs Increase 3.6 Million

Tennessee needs at least $45 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2016 through June 2021, according to a new report released by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR). Public infrastructure improvements for Jackson County total $68.4 million, an increase of $3.6 million (5.5 percent) since last year’s report.…

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UCHRA Director Under Investigation

This time it involves executive director Luke Collins. Collins is under an internal investigation regarding his payroll reporting. According to sources within the agency, Collins has questionably reported the time he spent actually working for the agency. Those sources say he was paid for time when he was not present. Collins released a statement after…

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Honor Students Receive Nominations

Honor Students Rebecca Harris and Justin King Nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA. Rebecca Harris and Justin King, freshmen at Jackson County High School of Gainesboro will be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass. on June 25 to 27, 2018. For more on this…

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Arrests Made By Law Enforcement

On Jan. 28, a vehicle was stolen in the Stone Community of Jackson County. During the course of the investigation, Captain Dennis Thrasher developed information that a family member, Danielle Kilmon, was possibly the suspect in the auto theft. Thrasher interviewed several people across Jackson, Putnam and Overton counties and began a search for Kilmon.…

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