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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Bank Welcomes New Employee

Rebecca Birman has joined First Freedom Bank as a Financial Services Representative, announced Kenny Beavers, Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking. “We are excited to have Rebecca as the newest member of the First Freedom Team in Gainesboro,” said Beavers. “Rebecca’s prior experience in the financial services industry, along with a commitment to…

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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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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-15-16

Jack Mabry Meadows Deckhand Jack Mabry Meadows, 84, passed away Nov. 4 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 8 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Jack Mabry Meadows was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-8-16

Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley Factory Worker Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley, 76, passed away Nov. 1 at her residence. Graveside services were held Nov. 3 at Hensley Cemetery with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Dec. 18, 1939 in Jackson County. She was a factory worker…

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Recent News

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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Eighth Grade Night Held

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Jackson County Ambulance In Accident With Drunk Driver

On the evening of Jan. 26, one of Jackson County’s ambulances were involved in an accident on Hwy 53 in Clay County, just west of Langford Lane. Rickey L. Davis, 52, of Tompkinsville, Ky, was driving a 2008 Pontiac G6 northbound while Ethan Burris, 24, of Cookeville, was driving a 2013 Chevy Ambulance, southbound. Davis…

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Jackson Co. Middle School Evacuates During Fire Scare

On Tues., Jan. 23, Jackson County Central Fire Dept. responded to Jackson County Middle School for reported smoke in the building and smoke showing from the roof. Upon arrival all children and faculty were found safe outside the building. Interior access was made to find smoke in one wing of the building mostly contained to…

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