JCMS Student Arrested For Gun

On Sept. 10 a handgun was recovered at the Jackson County Middle School by the Jackson County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer and school staff. During the morning hours of Sept. 10, information was passed on to school staff that a student had brought a handgun to the school. The School Resource Officer and school staff…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Homecoming Edition

  Pomp and circumstance, pretty girls in pretty dresses, it must be Homecoming on the banks of the Cumberland.  The Blue Devils chosen adversary for this occasion was one-time district rival the Bulldogs of Red Boiling Springs. At one time RBS handed us all we could handle, but this time it was our turn to…

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Suicide Prevention Month Declared

Mayor Randy Heady signed a Proclamation stating that September is Suicide Prevention Month. With Mayor Heady is Anne Stamps and Shirley Jennings. 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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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Wins

Our long awaited victory last night against Sale Creek at Finley Stadium was not unlike my drive to Chattanooga: long, slow and full of unexpected detours.  I would like to say the rising star on the Blue Devils Team is Wid Robins (7) or even Cole Parkerson (5). Wid made our three scores and Cole…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 9/17/19

Velcie Ramsey Johnson Velcie Ramsey Johnson, 96, of Gainesboro passed Sept. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Jackson…

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Obituaries 9-10-19

Virginia “Joy” Atchley Virginia “Joy” Atchley, 87, of Celina passed away Aug. 30 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass and Rick Denton officiating. Interment followed in the Hamilton Addition of the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Rick Denton, Mark Ashlock,…

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Obituaries 9-3-19

James Edward Brown James Edward Brown, 70, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. He was born Oct. 29, 1948 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker…

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JCMS Student Arrested For Gun

On Sept. 10 a handgun was recovered at the Jackson County Middle School by the Jackson County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer and school staff. During the morning hours of Sept. 10, information was passed on to school staff that a student had brought a handgun to the school. The School Resource Officer and school staff…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Homecoming Edition

  Pomp and circumstance, pretty girls in pretty dresses, it must be Homecoming on the banks of the Cumberland.  The Blue Devils chosen adversary for this occasion was one-time district rival the Bulldogs of Red Boiling Springs. At one time RBS handed us all we could handle, but this time it was our turn to…

Read More
Suicide Prevention Month Declared

Mayor Randy Heady signed a Proclamation stating that September is Suicide Prevention Month. With Mayor Heady is Anne Stamps and Shirley Jennings. 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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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Wins

Our long awaited victory last night against Sale Creek at Finley Stadium was not unlike my drive to Chattanooga: long, slow and full of unexpected detours.  I would like to say the rising star on the Blue Devils Team is Wid Robins (7) or even Cole Parkerson (5). Wid made our three scores and Cole…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Loses

Westmoreland is a tough team on any day, and Friday was no exception.  The Blue Devils came into this game with a much needed and hard-fought win over Sale Creek last week, so their confidence was high and with the Eagles being our first District game the Devils needed to play well. The first quarter…

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Approved Second Reading Of The 2019-2020 Budget

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Aldermen Present: Roger Dale Gore and Jackie Jenkins Jr. Absent: Wayne Strong. 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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