Health Department Offering Walk-In Option For COVID-19 Vaccinations

May 4, 2021

The Jackson County Health Department announced last week it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are still available but not required. The Jackson County Health Department is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for COVID-19 vaccine administration. For questions, individuals can call the Jackson County…

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JCHS Celebrates Prom 2021

May 4, 2021

Jackson County High School celebrated prom over the weekend at Rosewood. Check out this week’s edition for photos from the night.

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Upper Cumberland Middle School Mathematics Competition

May 4, 2021

Eleven students from Jackson County Middle School participated in the Upper Cumberland Mathematics Competition at Tennessee Tech on April 11. Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade were eligible to participate. These students were chosen by their teachers to represent the school. Alex Macklin was one of the top placement winners. He placed 8th out…

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Commissioners Adopt Parks Plan

April 27, 2021

Jackson County Commissioners met in regular session last Monday and adopted a 10-year master plan that would benefit and improve the community’s parks and recreation system. This approval comes after months of planning and feedback from local citizens in public forums hosted by the Landscape Architect Kevin Guenther Reagan-Smith. As previously reported in the Jackson…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/4/21

May 4, 2021

Greta Sue Flatt Greta Sue Flatt, 76, of Cookeville, passed away April 28 at NHC Health Care in Cookeville. A private funeral service was held at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. She was born July 8, 1944 in Orlinda, TN. She worked…

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Obituaries 4/27/21

April 27, 2021

Raymond Hensley Raymond Harold Hensley, 67, of Jackson County, passed away on April 17 at his residence. Funeral services were held April 19 at the Liberty Church of Christ in Cookeville with Bro. Clarence Deloach officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. He was born June 7, 1953 in Jackson County. He was a…

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Obituaries 4/20/21

April 20, 2021

Charles Buford McBroom Charles Buford McBroom, 81, of Gainesboro, passed away April 15 at Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held April 18 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born Feb. 7, 1940 in…

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges

April 20, 2021

On April 13 Deputy Dillon Sandlin conducted a traffic stop in the South Grundy Quarles area of Jackson County, which led to heroin and methamphetamine being seized. During the course of the traffic stop Deputy Sandlin, assisted by Deputy Kamron Johnston, discovered narcotics in plain view while talking with the driver. The driver Johnathan Randolph…

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Cornbread And Moonshine Festival Date Announced

April 20, 2021

The Eighth Annual Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival will occur on May 1 at Tennessee’s Mayberry Town of Granville. This year’s event is greatly expanded beginning with a Cornbread Cook-off in the Pioneer Village. Cornbread contest entries will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on May 1 at the Pioneer Village with the…

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Dodson Branch Archery Team Competes In Five Tournaments

April 20, 2021

The Dodson Branch archery team competed in five tournaments during the 2020-2021 season. All archers improved and showed great dedication. Pictured left to right are: Coach Sharon Smith, Olivia Hall, Keenan Rich, Kade DeBord, Tylus Stepp, Riley Vinson, Owen Thompson, Rachael Lynn and Sage Phillips.

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Gainesboro Welcomes New Officer

April 13, 2021

The Town of Gainesboro has been on a four-month search for a new officer, and after their most recent Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting, she has been found. The hire of Ashley Griggs was approved recently in their regularly scheduled meeting. According to Police Chief Mike Head, Griggs was the only qualified candidate from…

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Jackson County Deputy Arrested

April 13, 2021

On March 19 deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office seized several pills during an investigation into unlawful possession. While processing the evidence a deputy observed Deputy Michael Moon close to the evidence and acting in manner that appeared to be suspicious. The deputies observed that there were missing pills from the location when Deputy…

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Teacher Celebrates 35 Years

April 13, 2021

Cheryl Allen celebrates 35 years of service with the Jackson County High School’s Beta Club. Pictured above with Mrs. Allen are current and former presidents that served JCHS. JCHS Principal Jason Hardy, who was a Beta president from 1992-1993; JCMS Teacher Toni Bowman, who was Mrs. Allen’s first president from 1986-1987; and Kylie Porter, now…

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