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Veterans Expo Coming In November

October 19, 2021

Cookeville’s Leslie Town Center is set to host the Upper Cumberland Veterans’ Career and Resource Expo on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. One of the partners hosting is the American Job Center in Cookeville. Jimmie Simpson is the center’s Local Veteran’s Employment Representative. “For employers, the biggest challenge is connecting with veteran…

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Gainesboro Headstart Has Visitors

October 19, 2021

Jackson County EMS recently visited Gainesboro Head Start. Derek Woolbright and Scott Dillhaunty, with the JC EMS, showed the children the inside of the ambulance and answered questions that the children may have. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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Nearly $1 Million To Be Awarded

October 19, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Humanities Tennessee announces a grant program, Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP), made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021. This program will…

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Trick Or Treating October 30

October 12, 2021

During the recent City Meeting it was decided that Halloween and Trick or Treating will be observed on Saturday, October 30. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10-12-21

October 12, 2021

Helen Elizabeth West Helen Elizabeth West, 68, passed away Oct. 2 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held Oct. 10 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kelly Stockton officiating. She was born Dec. 12, 1952 in Jackson County. She was a food service worker. She was preceded in…

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Obituaries 10-5-21

October 5, 2021

Sandra Leigh “Sandy” Goolsby Garrison Sandra Leigh “Sandy” Goolsby Garrison, 58, of the Cummins Mill community, passed away Sept. 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 4 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Dunn and Bro. Danny Lane officiating. Interment followed in the Dodson Branch Cemetery. She was…

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Obituaries 9/28/2021

September 28, 2021

Hobert Michael Freels Hobert Michael Freels, 75, passed away Sept. 16 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services and interment of cremated remains will be held Oct. 4 at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Mike Fox officiating. He was born May 25, 1946 in Harriman. He was a nuclear engineer and a Veteran…

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Veterans Expo Coming In November

October 19, 2021

Cookeville’s Leslie Town Center is set to host the Upper Cumberland Veterans’ Career and Resource Expo on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. One of the partners hosting is the American Job Center in Cookeville. Jimmie Simpson is the center’s Local Veteran’s Employment Representative. “For employers, the biggest challenge is connecting with veteran…

Read More

Gainesboro Headstart Has Visitors

October 19, 2021

Jackson County EMS recently visited Gainesboro Head Start. Derek Woolbright and Scott Dillhaunty, with the JC EMS, showed the children the inside of the ambulance and answered questions that the children may have. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

Read More

Nearly $1 Million To Be Awarded

October 19, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Humanities Tennessee announces a grant program, Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP), made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021. This program will…

Read More

Trick Or Treating October 30

October 12, 2021

During the recent City Meeting it was decided that Halloween and Trick or Treating will be observed on Saturday, October 30. For more on the story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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Lee Calls For Update To School Funding

October 12, 2021

Governor Bill Lee has started the process to update how to fund K-12 education in Tennessee. Lee made the announcement in a press conference Friday morning. “We will pursue a rigorous review of our state’s education funding to ensure we are properly investing in students and stewarding our resources well,” said Gov. Lee. “I invite…

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County To Auction Original Court Benches

October 12, 2021

If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of movie memorabilia, now is your chance. The county is set to auction off the original benches from the 1927 courthouse. The benches were featured in the movie “I Walk the Line”. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said the benches are currently stored in an outbuilding on…

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