Officer Involved Shooting

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. A report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911 around 7:45 a.m., according to preliminary information, and deputies with both Overton and Jackson County…

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Board Rejects School Education Savings Plan

Jackson County School Board passed a resolution opposing school vouchers and Education Savings Accounts during its regular March board meeting. Governor Bill Lee is proposing a school voucher bill in the form of an Education Savings Account (ESA) that would divert a portion of your state and local tax dollars to fund private school education…

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County Inmates Graduate; Get GED

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to take the opportunity to say Congratulations to these two individuals that studied hard and accomplished their goals of receiving their High School Diploma. 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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Restriping To Be Done Around City

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Wayne Strong, and Jackie Jenkins Jr. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/16/19

John Dillard Quarles III John Dillard Quarles III died April 10, 2019, at his home in Madison, Alabama. Born in Whitleyville, TN on May 11, 1944, John was the son of the late John Dillard Quarles, Jr. and Lena Hamilton Quarles. Survivors include sisters: Rose Quarles Jackson of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Nancy Quarles…

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Obituaries 4/9/19

Edna Flatt Roberts Edna Flatt Roberts, 104, of Gainesboro, passed away March 31, at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held April 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Flatt and Bro. Bill Flatt officiating. Interment followed in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. She was born Sept. 7, 1914…

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Obituaries 4/2/19

Opal Butler Agee Opal Butler Agee, 96, of Carthage and a longtime resident of the Bagdad Community passed away March 20 at Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. Funeral services were held March 22 at the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Edward L. Anderson and Guy Holliman officiating. Interment followed in the…

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Officer Involved Shooting

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the circumstances that led to an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday in Overton County. A report of a domestic incident on Allens Chapel Road in Hilham came in through Jackson County 911 around 7:45 a.m., according to preliminary information, and deputies with both Overton and Jackson County…

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Board Rejects School Education Savings Plan

Jackson County School Board passed a resolution opposing school vouchers and Education Savings Accounts during its regular March board meeting. Governor Bill Lee is proposing a school voucher bill in the form of an Education Savings Account (ESA) that would divert a portion of your state and local tax dollars to fund private school education…

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County Inmates Graduate; Get GED

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to take the opportunity to say Congratulations to these two individuals that studied hard and accomplished their goals of receiving their High School Diploma. 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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Restriping To Be Done Around City

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Wayne Strong, and Jackie Jenkins Jr. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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Clean Up Begins On Creek

Crews have been cleaning up the creek that runs along Grundy Quarles Hwy recently. In the past couple of months, when it has rained excessively, the creek has flooded and caused damage to some homes on one side of the creek. Hopefully by cleaning it up and out, this problem will not happen in the…

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House Burns On Jennings Creek Highway

On April 1 around 12:30 p.m., Central Fire Department was called to a fire on the corner of Old Hwy 85 and Jennings Creek Hwy. Upon arrival at the scene the shed was a total loss. Assisting Central Fire Department in battling the fire was Flynn’s Lick and Fairview fire departments. A Jackson County ambulance…

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