Short Indicted For Fraud And Forgery

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesboro Police Department arrested Jamie Short on multiple indictments following Monday’s session of the Jackson County Grand Jury. The joint investigation began in early January of this year and focused on insurance claims from a fire in February 2016 and a reported burglary in December 2016. The investigation also…

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TSA Winners Receives Awards

Cassidy Collins received an award for first place in Digital Photography for Middle School. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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JCHS Announces Royalty At Prom

The Jackson County High School held their 2017 Prom on April 22 at Del Monaco Winery. The king of the prom went to Austin Mayberry and the queen of the prom went to Delem Strong. All in attendance enjoyed dancing, food and fun. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 14. The Farmhouse, located at 440 N. Grundy Quarles Hwy., Gainesboro, is now open for business. The Farmhouse is open Sun.-Tues. 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wed-Fri. 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sat. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Sheriff Recognizes Sizemore

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like recognized Jimmy Sizemore, a local from our community and a Jackson County High School graduate in 2009. Shortly after high school, Jimmy had decided his career would be in law enforcement. He was hired at the Sheriff’s department in 2010. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Students Start Spring Break With New Shoes From Grant

Students came to school at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise on April 6, thanks to a grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes. Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company and the faculty and staff…

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Budget Cuts Made To UCHRA

The Trump administration has proposed its federal budget. There have been a lot of local questions asked since the budget was announced, so UCHRA (Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency) has compiled a list of their affected programs and stats based on the people they served last year in the Upper Cumberland. Some programs scheduled for…

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Allen Receives Governor’s Award

Helen Allen is a recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in Service Award for the Tennessee Department of Health. Governor Haslam created this award in 2016 to recognize outstanding state employees who are at the forefront of improving the way Tennessee State Government delivers services. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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New Play Clock Purchased

Donna Elrod, Vice President and Manager of First Freedom Bank, presents JCHS Head Football Coach Sean Loftis, with a check to purchase a new play clock for the football field. Pictured with Elrod and Loftis is Ashley Tippit, assistant manager at the Gainesboro location. For stories like this, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Open House Is Set For This Saturday

Camp Discovery is a summer camp designed for serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Owned and operated by the Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, it is located in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Camp runs in weekly sessions filled with activities such as: talent shows, dances, swimming, arts and crafts, music, games, contests, sports, and cabin activities. Campers come…

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Obituaries

Obits 4/25/17

Jo Ann Dennis Homemaker Jo Ann Dennis, 75, passed away April 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kerry Duke officiating. Interment followed at Welch Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born April 18, 1941 in Soddy-Daisy,…

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Obits 4/18/17

Michael Edwin Harrison Painter Michael Edwin Harrison, 54, passed away April 1 at his residence. Graveside services will be held April 22 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born May 24, 1962 in Davidson County. He was a…

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Obits 4/11/17

Alphonse Paciunas Machinist Alphonse Paciunas, 97, passed away March 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services to be held at a later date. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born July 24, 1919 in Elizabeth, NJ. He was a machinist in the tool and…

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Short Indicted For Fraud And Forgery

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesboro Police Department arrested Jamie Short on multiple indictments following Monday’s session of the Jackson County Grand Jury. The joint investigation began in early January of this year and focused on insurance claims from a fire in February 2016 and a reported burglary in December 2016. The investigation also…

Read More
TSA Winners Receives Awards

Cassidy Collins received an award for first place in Digital Photography for Middle School. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

Read More
JCHS Announces Royalty At Prom

The Jackson County High School held their 2017 Prom on April 22 at Del Monaco Winery. The king of the prom went to Austin Mayberry and the queen of the prom went to Delem Strong. All in attendance enjoyed dancing, food and fun. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

Read More
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 14. The Farmhouse, located at 440 N. Grundy Quarles Hwy., Gainesboro, is now open for business. The Farmhouse is open Sun.-Tues. 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wed-Fri. 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sat. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Sheriff Recognizes Sizemore

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like recognized Jimmy Sizemore, a local from our community and a Jackson County High School graduate in 2009. Shortly after high school, Jimmy had decided his career would be in law enforcement. He was hired at the Sheriff’s department in 2010. For more on this story, pick up a…

Read More
Students Start Spring Break With New Shoes From Grant

Students came to school at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise on April 6, thanks to a grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes. Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company and the faculty and staff…

Read More

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