G.E.S. Soars To New Heights This Year

The third grade Science class at G.E.S. released a high-altitude weather balloon on May, 1. With the help of the Tennessee Tech STEM Center and the Tech SEDS Club (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), Science teacher Mr. Mike lead his students in the design and building of a package that was attached…

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Fun, Sun And Poke Sallet

The 2018 Poke Sallet Festival took place over the weekend. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Presenting Your 2018 J.C.H.S. Prom Royalty

Jesse Shoemake and Kyleigh Hardy were selected to be Jackson County High School’s prom king and queen. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Counterfeit Money Arrest Made

Capt. Dennis Thrasher began an investigation into local counterfeit money after receiving complaints from area merchants. During the course of his investigation a suspect was identified and arrested. Christopher Scott was arrested on April 29. There was enough evidence obtained to charge Scott with criminal simulation, which is a Class E felony. For more on…

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Obits 5/15/18

Christine Jones Garment Worker Christine Jones, 90, passed away on May 8 at NHC Health Care of Cookeville. Funeral services were held on May 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Edward L. Anderson and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. She was born…

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Obits 5/8/18

Ward Kemp Store Owner Ward Kemp, 87, of Whitleyville, passed away on May 1 at Unity Medical Center in Manchester. Funeral services were held on May 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral home with Bro Mason Hensley officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. He was born Dec. 4,…

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Obits 5/1/18

Martha Ann Brown Loftis Homemaker Martha Ann Brown Loftis, 67, passed away April 20, at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born May 30, 1950 in Jackson County. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of…

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Recent News

G.E.S. Soars To New Heights This Year

The third grade Science class at G.E.S. released a high-altitude weather balloon on May, 1. With the help of the Tennessee Tech STEM Center and the Tech SEDS Club (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), Science teacher Mr. Mike lead his students in the design and building of a package that was attached…

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Fun, Sun And Poke Sallet

The 2018 Poke Sallet Festival took place over the weekend. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

Read More
Presenting Your 2018 J.C.H.S. Prom Royalty

Jesse Shoemake and Kyleigh Hardy were selected to be Jackson County High School’s prom king and queen. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Counterfeit Money Arrest Made

Capt. Dennis Thrasher began an investigation into local counterfeit money after receiving complaints from area merchants. During the course of his investigation a suspect was identified and arrested. Christopher Scott was arrested on April 29. There was enough evidence obtained to charge Scott with criminal simulation, which is a Class E felony. For more on…

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Sheriff’s Dept. Has Two New Deputies

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to congratulate Deputy Cody Buck and Deputy Ryan Bean upon completing Walter’s State Police Academy. Both deputies graduated from Jackson County High School and started their career at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as Corrections Officers. Both officers are looking forward to serving their community. For more on…

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New Director Of Schools Hired

During the School Board Meeting on Tue., April 24, the Board members voted to hire Kristy Brown, principal of Jackson County High School as the new Director of Schools. “I know that the prosperity of a community depends greatly on the level of education of its citizens,” Brown said, “I want to work relentlessly until…

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