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Sentinel Obituaries 1-31-17

Kaula Marie Allen Factory Worker Kaula Marie Allen, 28, passed away Jan. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Flynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 5, 1988 in…

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Sentinel Obituaries 1-24-17

Thelma Aline Collier Factory Worker Thelma Aline Collier, 90, passed away Jan. 13 at her residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Granville Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born May 4,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel Obituaries 1-17-17

Linda Faye Hix Homemaker Linda Faye Hix, 72, passed away Jan. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born March 18, 1944 in…

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Recent News

New Athletic Field House

The new athletic field house, located at the end of the football field, is coming along smoothly. 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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Chandler Maberry Honored As Jackson County High School Good Citizen

On Sat., Feb. 18, Austin Chandler Maberry was honored as the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen in the senior class of 2017 at Jackson County High School. Austin was accompanied at the awards ceremony by his mother, Tammy Tucker.  This is the first time the award has been presented by the Caney Fork…

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Local Band Director Conducts Regional Honor Concert Band

Jackson County’s Director of Bands – Carroll Gotcher – recently conducted the Concert Band at the 54th Annual Festival of Winds and Percussion held at Tennessee Technological University. This event draws talented students from six states and fifty different schools to TTU’s campus for an intensive musical experience. The students audition for placement in one…

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Gainesboro Gets Water System Grant

Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau announced on Friday, Feb. 10 that Gainesboro will receive a low-interest loan to help make drinking water infrastructure improvements. The Town of Gainesboro will receive $648,150 for a water meters and water line replacements project to replace approximately 6,000 linear feet…

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Miss Tennessee Teen America Visits Rep. Windle And State Legislature

The reigning Miss Tennessee Teen America, Gainesboro’s Gracie Gipson, was recently honored with a proclamation by the Tennessee State General Assembly in Nashville. Gipson, a 15-year-old sophomore at Jackson County High School, was the guest of State Rep. John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) on Wednesday, Feb. 8. She was accompanied by her mother, Judge Tiffany Gipson,…

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Hardy Hits 1,000 Points

Coach Jim Brown presented Kyleigh Hardy with a basketball to congratulate her for scoring her 1,000th career point on Friday, Feb. 3 at the matchup with Monterey. For more photos, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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