Poke Sallet Eating Contest Held

For the first time in the Poke Sallet Eating Contest there was a tie. Both winners ate seven bowls of poke sallet. To break the tie they were going to have an “eat off” but neither one really wanted any more poke sallet. So, it was decided to just split the prize. Left to right:…

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Miss Poke Sallet Named

Jaedyn Brooke Stafford was named the Poke Sallet Queen. She is the 17 year old daughter of Doug and Luanne Stafford of Gainesboro, TN. See more picutres on pg. 5-6 in this edition of the Sentinel. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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Former JC Judicial Charged With Theft

A 48-count indictment handed down last week, charged Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of possession of a forged security of an organization, 12 counts of failure to collect or pay employment taxes, two counts of filing false tax returns, and…

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Sidewalk Repair Underway

Repairs being done on sidewalks in town. 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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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/14/19

Betty Cobb Flatt Betty Cobb Flatt, 91, of Gainesboro, passed away May 5 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 7 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with David Montgomery and Mark Stout officiating. Interment followed in the Granville Cemetery in Granville. She was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Glennville, Ga. She was a retired…

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Obituaries 4/30/19

Dr. James Smith Dr James Smith, 83, of Cookeville, passed away April 21, near his farm in Overton County. Funeral services were held April 26 at Cookeville First Baptist Church with Pastor Scott McKinney officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Cookeville City Cemetery. He was born April 14, 1936, in Cookeville. He served…

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Obituaries 4/23/19

Lucille Raines Lucille Raines, 88, of Gainesboro, passed away April 12 at NHC Health Care Center in Cookeville. Graveside services were held April 14 at the Pharris Cemetery in McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. She was born March 14, 1931, in Jackson County. She was a factory worker in the garment industry and…

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Poke Sallet Eating Contest Held

For the first time in the Poke Sallet Eating Contest there was a tie. Both winners ate seven bowls of poke sallet. To break the tie they were going to have an “eat off” but neither one really wanted any more poke sallet. So, it was decided to just split the prize. Left to right:…

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Miss Poke Sallet Named

Jaedyn Brooke Stafford was named the Poke Sallet Queen. She is the 17 year old daughter of Doug and Luanne Stafford of Gainesboro, TN. See more picutres on pg. 5-6 in this edition of the Sentinel. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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Former JC Judicial Charged With Theft

A 48-count indictment handed down last week, charged Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of possession of a forged security of an organization, 12 counts of failure to collect or pay employment taxes, two counts of filing false tax returns, and…

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Sidewalk Repair Underway

Repairs being done on sidewalks in town. 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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Town Approves Sidewalk Repair

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:26 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Wayne Strong, and Jackie Jenkins Jr. 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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Legals 5/7/19

STATE OF TENNESEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO   NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: Wilma Kemp Mabrey Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of April, 2019, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Wilma Kemp Mabrey, deceased, who died April 4, 2019 were issued to the undersigned by…

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