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In the morning hours of January 30, 2024, Lance Walton was traveling northbound on state route 56 when Wayne O’Leary started to cross the northbound lane to turn onto state route 290.  …

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Fresh off her Old Gray Idol win Celina native, Cherokee Upton is preparing to work with the Sonic Lyft out of Cookeville. She is hoping to release two singles within a month. Although she has …
Winner to be announced at this year’s Poke Sallet Festival in Jackson County. The Blue-Collar Scholars is now taking applications from Jackson County graduating seniors who plan to attend …
During the February meeting of the Gainesboro town council, the council announced Gainesboro Volunteer Fire Department received a grant for equipment and training totaling $109,240. The department …
Anderson & Haile Drug Company Celebrated as Centennial Business The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced today it will recognize companies that have …
Obituaries
    • Obituaries - 2/20/24

      Tony Goolsby  Tony Goolsby was born November 13, 1968, in Jackson County, TN, and he passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at …

    • Obituaries - 2/6/24

      John Cassetty  John Bennett Cassetty was born January 8, 1954, in Jackson County, TN, and he passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, …

    • Obituaries

      Paul M. Stafford  Paul M. Stafford was born October 21, 1944, in Jackson County, TN, and he passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2024, …

    • Obituaries - 1/23/24

      Jo Helen "Jody" Keith  Jo Helen (Denton) Keith was born September 27, 1936, in Gainesboro, Tennessee. She passed peacefully from this life …

    • Obits - 12/12/23

      Gerald Posey  Gerald "Pops" Eugene Posey was born September 18, 1944, in Nashville, TN, and he passed away Friday, December 1, 2023, at …

    • 12/5/23

      Layton Grogan  Funeral services for Layton Grogan, 88, of Gainesboro, TN, were held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at …

    • Obituaries 9/27/22

      Kenneth Wayne Boles Kenneth Wayne Boles was born August 9, 1966, in Jackson County, TN, and he passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2022 at …

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Making the moral of the story stick − a media psychologist explains the research behind ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Arthur’ and other children’s TV
To adult viewers, educational media content for children, such as “Sesame Street” or “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” may seem rather simplistic. The pacing is slow, key themes are often repeated and the visual aspects tend to be plain.…
With Beyoncé’s foray into country music, the genre is finally breaking free from the stereotypes that have long dogged it
On Super Bowl Sunday, Beyoncé released two country songs – “16 Carriages” and “Texas Hold ‘Em” – that elicited a mix of admiration and indignation. This is not her first foray into the genre, but it is her most successful and controversial entry. …
Most surprising March Madness winners of all time
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the most surprising men's March Madness national champions of the last 40 years using Sports Reference data.
FAFSA website meltdown: How to avoid additional frustration with financial aid applications
When Congress passed the FAFSA Simplification Act in 2020, it was touted as making it easier for more families to access the government funding they need to send their children to college. But as recent events have shown, it actually made things more complicated, frustrating and confusing. …
Why does a leap year have 366 days?
Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …