Schools “Be A Santa Program” Is A Complete Success

The third annual “Be A Santa To A Student” Program for Jackson County schools was another great success. A special thank you to all sponsors, community members and our present delivery crew for making this happen. This year over 220 students and their families in the Jackson County School System received presents from the program.…

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Both Teams Take A Loss To Gordonsville

The girls lost to Gordonsville and I could not be prouder of our Lady Devils! In the past I have written about how girls are hesitant to take shots or even chances. In Friday’s game against Gordonsville, I decided to count all the shots taken (both made and missed) by our Lady Blue Devils. The…

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Gainesboro Man Charged In Homicide

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Gainesboro man, who faces murder and other charges, stemming from a homicide earlier this year. At the request of the 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on May 11,…

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Jackson County Chamber Elects 2019 Officers And Board

The Gainesboro/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual December membership meeting at Helen’s Restaurant to elect and install their new Officers and Board of Directors for the coming 2019-year. Elected as Chamber officers are: Jordan Hunter, President; Alice Barlow, Vice President; Jane Brown, Secretary; and Linda Walbeck, Treasurer. The Board of Directors elected are…

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Enterprise 11-22-16

Aaron Dorsey Private graveside services for Mr. Aaron Lamont Dorsey, 94, of Livingston, Tenn. were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 from Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Dorsey passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at Livingston Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 21, 1922…

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Citizen Statesman 11-15-16

Dennis Odell Moore Dennis Odell Moore, 71 of Moss, passed away Nov. 8 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 11 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Moore Cemetery in Moss. He was born Dec. 15, 1944 in Monroe County, Ky. He worked for 15 years at…

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Enterprise 11-15-16

Joe Douglas Daniels Painter Joe Douglas Daniels, 67, of Livingston, passed away Nov. 11 at the Standing Stone Care and Rehab facility. Funeral services were held Nov. 13 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Buck officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. He was born March 29, 1949 in Overton…

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Recent News

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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Hodges Signing Day

Jeremy Hodges signed to play college football at Arizona Western JUCO. On hand at the signing were Head coach Sean Loftis, Principal Kristy Brown, Asst. Coach Brandon Chaffin, Asst. Coach Drew Scott, Asst. Coach Mark Houser, Asst. Coach Kevin King and Asst. Coach Matthew Scoggins. Seated were Kelly Mallard holding Emily Mallard , Jeremy Hodges,…

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2018-2019 B.O.E. School Calendar Is Approved

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Jan. 25, 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. In honor of School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee,…

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