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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First Graduation For Drug And Rehab Court Held

The Jackson County Drug and Recovery Court held its first graduation ceremony on Feb. 5, for two (2) graduates of the court’s misdemeanor program. Shawana Bartlett and Johnny Smith received their diplomas and graduation chips from Judge Tiffany Gipson, who presided over the ceremony in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. State Representative…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 9-20-16

Joseph Key Factory Worker Joseph W. Key, 84, of the Pleasant Ridge Community, passed away Sept. 11 at his home. Funeral services were held Sept. 17 from the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Military honors were provided at graveside by the Honor Guard…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 9-20-16

Amy K. Clinton Residential Housekeeping Amy K. Clinton, 41, passed away Sept. 12 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Sept. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Mansell Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 11, 1975 in Cookeville.…

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Citizen Statesman 9-13-16

Harold Gene Wix Harold Gene Wix, 77 of Celina passed away Aug. 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 22 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Larry Brown officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Dustin Wix, Roger Garrett, Rush Rich, Joey Rich, James Gray and James Key served as pallbearers. Jack…

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Recent News

Drugs Seized During Home Search

On April 20, the TN Drug Task Force, Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the US Marshal Service executed a search warrant at the home of Jason King, using information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, and a sealed indictment obtained by Detective Mott through the Jackson County Grand Jury. Detective Mott was at the scene…

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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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