School District Attains Level 5 In Academic Growth

Jackson County Schools have been designated as a LEVEL 5 school district by the Tennessee Department of Education. This is the highest level of academic growth recognized in Tennessee. Student growth is measured using the value-added method on the TNReady Assessment that is administered in the spring of each year in the areas of reading,…

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City Hall Meeting Held To Increase Economic Growth For Jackson Co.

A meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the conference room at City Hall. This meeting was sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TN ECD) as part of the Asset Based Planning Initiative. The forum for this meeting was designed to identify how assets to grow jobs and invest in our…

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Big Help Originates From A Little Person

Aiden Reece of the Gladdice Community has decided that he wants to help some people in need. He has chosen to raise money for the children of India to have clean drinking water. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

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Obits 12/12/17

Ronald Edward Arnold Automotive Maintenance Technician Ronald Edward Arnold, 67, passed away Dec. 1 at Bethesda Health Care Center. The family has chosen cremation with interment at a later time in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 27, 1950 in Asheville, NC. He was…

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Obits 12/5/17

Marilyn “Merle” Brown Homemaker Marilyn “Merle” Brown, 60, passed away Nov. 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Hensley Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She…

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Obits 11/28/17

Martha Moss Spivey Factory Worker, Volunteer Martha Moss Spivey, 92, passed away Nov. 17 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Charles West, Bro. David Flatt, and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was…

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School District Attains Level 5 In Academic Growth

Jackson County Schools have been designated as a LEVEL 5 school district by the Tennessee Department of Education. This is the highest level of academic growth recognized in Tennessee. Student growth is measured using the value-added method on the TNReady Assessment that is administered in the spring of each year in the areas of reading,…

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City Hall Meeting Held To Increase Economic Growth For Jackson Co.

A meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the conference room at City Hall. This meeting was sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TN ECD) as part of the Asset Based Planning Initiative. The forum for this meeting was designed to identify how assets to grow jobs and invest in our…

Read More
Big Help Originates From A Little Person

Aiden Reece of the Gladdice Community has decided that he wants to help some people in need. He has chosen to raise money for the children of India to have clean drinking water. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

Read More
Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

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Gainesboro Antioch Community Has A Fatal Accident On Nov. 27

A fatal accident occurred on Mon., Nov. 27 around 8 p.m. on Stacy Cemetery Road in the Antioch community. William Tucker, 20, of Gainesboro, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Stacy Cemetery Road when he attempted to negotiate a right curve. He traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a…

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Gainesboro Man Arrested In Shooting

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend on Wednesday, Nov. 29. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in Jackson…

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