Sheriff Makes Catch

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office ­made a catch of their own recently, although it may not have been the “deadliest.” Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason King from Couce, Tenn., who many may remember as a former star of the Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch.” King was arrested on narcotics charges. For more on this story,…

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Project Be Kind Set To Help Others

The purpose of ‘Project: Be Kind’ is to do small acts of kindness throughout the year to let people in the community know that they are appreciated! For the month of March, the Coalition partnered with the Chamber of Commerce and Gainesboro Elementary and decided to do something kind for the residents of Mabry Health Care and…

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Choir Sings At Universal Orlando

The Jackson County Advanced Choir had several members travel to Orlando, Florida, on Monday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 5 to participate in the America Sings Choir festival at Universal Studios. The members who participated were Krystle Dudley, Mikala James, Mary Ann Shepherd, Sarah Wall, Ellis Taylor, McKensey Guffey, Bethanie Taylor, Tatyana Guffey, Chloe Wylie,…

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And They’re Off!

The Cummins Falls 1-mile race was held Feb. 25. Pictured above are 5th through 8th grade runners taking off. Run clubs from Harrison Bay, Cedars of Lebanon, Edgar Evins and Cummins Falls participated in the event. See inside this edition for more on the run. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Homeschoolers Show Set

The Putnam and Jackson County Homeschoolers, Inc., a homeschool support group based in Jackson County, will be offering a production for everyone to see at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. 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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What’s The Big Idea?

This past weekend, The Biz Foundry hosted a grand finale pitch competition event that marked the end of My Big Idea Youth Innovation and Idea Generation Program for Jackson, Macon, Van Buren, Warren and White Counties. The program includes four weekly, after school sessions for select high school students in each county. The hands-on program…

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Spring Sports Preview

Get a preview of both the Middle School and High School’s Spring Sports teams, including rosters, schedules and team photos. 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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Partnering To Help

A new community pantry will soon be in place to help those in need, thanks to a partnership with the library and the High School Ag Department. Library Director Kate Chalman, of the Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library, in partnership with Jackson County High Schools Agriculture Department, fashioned a community patron pantry for the Jackson…

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Area Educators Meet In Livingston

Educators from across the Upper Cumberland gathered at Volunteer State Community College at Livingston for the Upper Cumberland Education Leaders (UCEL) annual meeting. Representatives from Vol State, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Tennessee Tech, and directors of schools provided program updates and shared knowledge about current themes in education. For more on this story, pick…

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Ward Retires

On Feb. 27 Jackson County EMS celebrated the retirement of Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Terry Wayne Ward. Ward served Jackson County EMS and the residents of Jackson County for 42 years. Keith Bean, director of Jackson County EMS, and all his staff greatly appreciates and commends Ward on a long and successful career. For more…

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Obituaries

Obits 3/28/17

Elese Philpot Stewart Meadows Elese Philpot Stewart Meadows passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at her home of 60 years in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She was born on July 24, 1931 in the John Tack Carter hollow in Liberty, TN, daughter to Oliver Hugh and Hallie Baugh Meadows Philpot. She was raised in Gainesboro,…

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Obits 3/21/17

Judy C. Sutton Clothing Factory Manager Judy C. Sutton, 71, passed away March 10 at her residence. Funeral services were held March 13 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 24,…

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Obits 3/14/17

Jack Massa Retired Jack Massa, 71, passed away March 7 at his home. Funeral services were held March 10 at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Frank officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Howard Cemetery in White County. Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home was in charge…

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Sheriff Makes Catch

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office ­made a catch of their own recently, although it may not have been the “deadliest.” Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason King from Couce, Tenn., who many may remember as a former star of the Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch.” King was arrested on narcotics charges. For more on this story,…

Read More
Project Be Kind Set To Help Others

The purpose of ‘Project: Be Kind’ is to do small acts of kindness throughout the year to let people in the community know that they are appreciated! For the month of March, the Coalition partnered with the Chamber of Commerce and Gainesboro Elementary and decided to do something kind for the residents of Mabry Health Care and…

Read More
Choir Sings At Universal Orlando

The Jackson County Advanced Choir had several members travel to Orlando, Florida, on Monday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 5 to participate in the America Sings Choir festival at Universal Studios. The members who participated were Krystle Dudley, Mikala James, Mary Ann Shepherd, Sarah Wall, Ellis Taylor, McKensey Guffey, Bethanie Taylor, Tatyana Guffey, Chloe Wylie,…

Read More
And They’re Off!

The Cummins Falls 1-mile race was held Feb. 25. Pictured above are 5th through 8th grade runners taking off. Run clubs from Harrison Bay, Cedars of Lebanon, Edgar Evins and Cummins Falls participated in the event. See inside this edition for more on the run. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

Read More
Homeschoolers Show Set

The Putnam and Jackson County Homeschoolers, Inc., a homeschool support group based in Jackson County, will be offering a production for everyone to see at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. 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
What’s The Big Idea?

This past weekend, The Biz Foundry hosted a grand finale pitch competition event that marked the end of My Big Idea Youth Innovation and Idea Generation Program for Jackson, Macon, Van Buren, Warren and White Counties. The program includes four weekly, after school sessions for select high school students in each county. The hands-on program…

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