Sobriety Checkpoint

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety checkpoints on June 28, in Jackson County on State Route 135 and State Route 56. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers who would violate the driving under the influence laws of…

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Boating Registration Fees To See Increase On July 1

Tennessee boaters have the month of June to renew their boat registration before the first fee increase in 12 years goes into effect on July 1, pending approval by the Government Operations Committee of the Tennessee General Assembly. Any boating vessel operated by a gas engine, electric motor or sail is required to be registered.…

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Mabry To Celebrate 40 Years

Mabry Health Care & Rehab center has been changing lives since 1979. The doors opened June 25,1979. The facility was originally opened as the Theo Spivey Rest Home. Then later Thomas J. Mabry, administrator, bought the facility from the county and then the name was changed to Mabry Health Care & Rehab. For more on…

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Local Woman Indicted

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renae Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/18/19

Marion Hopkins Marion Hopkins, 88, of Baxter, passed away June 12 at his residence. Funeral services were held June 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Brown and Hopkins Cemetery in the New Salem community. He was born Nov. 9, 1930 in Jackson County. He worked as…

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Obituaries 6-11-19

Myrtle I. Emerton Myrtle I. Emerton, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away June 5 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time. She was born June 17, 1951 in Harlan, KY. She worked as a waitress. She was preceded in death by parents, James Ayers and Edith Ayers; and husband,…

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Obituaries 6/4/19

Walter Earl Flynn Walter Earl Flynn, 77, of Gainesboro, passed away May 21 at his residence. Funeral services were held May 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Anderson and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. He was born Dec. 10, 1941, in Jackson County.…

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Sobriety Checkpoint

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety checkpoints on June 28, in Jackson County on State Route 135 and State Route 56. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by intoxicated drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by intoxicated drivers who would violate the driving under the influence laws of…

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Boating Registration Fees To See Increase On July 1

Tennessee boaters have the month of June to renew their boat registration before the first fee increase in 12 years goes into effect on July 1, pending approval by the Government Operations Committee of the Tennessee General Assembly. Any boating vessel operated by a gas engine, electric motor or sail is required to be registered.…

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Mabry To Celebrate 40 Years

Mabry Health Care & Rehab center has been changing lives since 1979. The doors opened June 25,1979. The facility was originally opened as the Theo Spivey Rest Home. Then later Thomas J. Mabry, administrator, bought the facility from the county and then the name was changed to Mabry Health Care & Rehab. For more on…

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Local Woman Indicted

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renae Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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Parks To Host Promise Events

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

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Tragic End at Cummins Falls State Park

Rising floodwaters at Cummins Falls has resulted in a tragic end. At approximately 5 p.m on Sunday the Jackson County Rescue Squad was called to Cummins Falls for a swift water rescue. 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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