Gainesboro Is At A Standstill

The Town of Gainesboro is at a standstill with regards to city business. For the third straight month, two of the aldermen haven’t shown up at the meeting. Mayor Lloyd Williams and Alderman Roger Dale Gore were at the meeting last week, but it was cancelled due to lack of a quorum. Reportedly Alderman Roger…

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New CAO/CNO Selected At CRH

Cookeville Regional Medical Center has named Patsy Marinich, RN, the new Chief Administrative Officer \ Chief Nursing Officer at Cumberland River Hospital (CRH) in Celina, Tenn. CRH’s former CAO Patricia Strong has decided to accept another position with Cookeville Regional Medical Group where she will be involved with physician practice management. “Patricia has been with…

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Manufacturer Breathes Life Into J.C. Industrial Workforce

Machinery is humming once again at an industrial site along N. Grundy Quarles Hwy. more than two years after the site’s previous tenant, Eaton Corp., a hydraulics manufacturer, laid off its entire 93-person staff and closed its doors. TC Remanufacturing, the new tenant of the former Eaton facility, opened its doors there recently, offering local…

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Hiring Report Discussed At Recent BOE Meeting

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on May 29, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded by…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-25-16

Bonnie L. Jones Allen Business Owner Bonnie L. Jones Allen, 78, passed away Oct. 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Bybee 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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Enterprise 10-18-16

  Thelma Loraine York Crabtree Seamstress Thelma Loraine York Crabtree, 85, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 10 at Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 14 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Randy Pickens officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was born…

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Citizen Statesman 10-18-16

Ray Dalton Clements Ray Dalton Clements, 82 of the Hermitage Springs Community, passed away Oct. 10 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held Oct. 14 at the Hermitage Springs School with Brother Joel Johnson and Brother Doug Lee officiating. Interment followed in the Clementsville Cemetery with full military honors by the Veterans…

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Recent News

Bus Driver Appreciation Day

The Jackson County School Board has declared Sept. 21, Bus Driver Appreciation Day in all Jackson County Schools. Bus drivers across the state will be honored with an “All Things Nashville VIP” style theme. “We are happy to honor our bus drivers because they are so very important to our school system,” Mark Brown, Board…

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Coaching Lists Announced

School Board Minutes August 24, 2017 The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Aug. 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the new JCHS Fieldhouse. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, Mark Allen, Amanda Taylor, James Robert Childress, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown.…

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Two Gainesboro Residents Arrested

According to recent information from the Herald-Citizen, two local Gainesboro residents have been arrested in Putnam County. Recently booked on a $12,000 bond, George Denson, 56, of Gainesboro, has been charged with possession of burglary tools and attempted theft after a Putnam County deputy responded to a report at an attempted theft in Baxter outside…

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Drunk Drivers Beware

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for our country to reflect on the hard work of our fellow Americans. The long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties and barbecues, as families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer before fall and winter approach.…

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Standing Stone To Host Rolley Hole Championship

Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 16, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they will match wit and skills in what is known as the Super Bowl of marbles. In its 35th year, the event includes kids’ games, marble making,…

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Local Man Arrested At Putnam Fair

A Gainesboro man was arrested at the Putnam County Fair Thursday night after he was allegedly having sex in the bathroom. David Wayne Valdez, 28, of Booger Ridge Road in Gainesboro was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office entered the women’s restroom in response to…

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