Devils Lose Both Battles With Clay Co.

The Blue Devil basketball teams of Jackson County fell to Clay County High School on Tuesday in both games of the double-header at home. The Lady Devils lost 43-65 and the Blue Devils lost 47-76. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Gainesboro Water Named Best In State

Recently the Town of Gainesboro was nationally recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts in non-revenue water (water loss) reduction. The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) AQUARIUS Recognition Program nationally recognizes DWSRF-funded projects for exceptional focus on sustainability and protection of public health. These projects are examples of the…

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D.B.S. CyberPatriots Headed To Nationals

This year Dodson Branch School has two CyberPatriot teams. The teams consist of three to four students (sixth to eighth grade) who are working together to secure a computer that has been attacked by an unknown individual. Teams must answer forensics questions and find all the security vulnerabilities within a six-hour period. Points are awarded…

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TDOE Awards Middle School STEM

Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education are awarding start-up grants to fund middle school career and technical education (CTE); science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education; and the expansion of equitable access and participation in early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs). “The sooner we can introduce valuable career and technical skills to students, the…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/14/20

Larry R. Hix Larry R. Hix, 65, of Whitleyville, passed away Jan. 3 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Duane Gossett and Bro. Shan Dozier officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born May…

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Obituaries 1/7/20

Marie Reece Marie Reece, 67, of Cookeville passed away Dec. 27 at NHC Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Richmond Cemetery in the Flynns Lick community. She was born July 17, 1952 in Jackson County. She retired from Nielsen and was a member…

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Obituaries 12/31/19

Jackie Christian Jackie Christian, 39, of Livingston passed away Dec. 18 at Cookeville Regional Medial Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. He was born July 20, 1980 in Gainesboro. He was a factory worker.…

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Devils Lose Both Battles With Clay Co.

The Blue Devil basketball teams of Jackson County fell to Clay County High School on Tuesday in both games of the double-header at home. The Lady Devils lost 43-65 and the Blue Devils lost 47-76. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Gainesboro Water Named Best In State

Recently the Town of Gainesboro was nationally recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts in non-revenue water (water loss) reduction. The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) AQUARIUS Recognition Program nationally recognizes DWSRF-funded projects for exceptional focus on sustainability and protection of public health. These projects are examples of the…

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D.B.S. CyberPatriots Headed To Nationals

This year Dodson Branch School has two CyberPatriot teams. The teams consist of three to four students (sixth to eighth grade) who are working together to secure a computer that has been attacked by an unknown individual. Teams must answer forensics questions and find all the security vulnerabilities within a six-hour period. Points are awarded…

Read More
TDOE Awards Middle School STEM

Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education are awarding start-up grants to fund middle school career and technical education (CTE); science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education; and the expansion of equitable access and participation in early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs). “The sooner we can introduce valuable career and technical skills to students, the…

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Resource Officers Budget Passed

County Commission Minutes December 2, 2019 The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 2nd day of December 2019 at 7:15 p.m. in the large courtroom in the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff, opens court promptly at 7:15 p.m. The Honorable Chris Carter offered…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Blue Devil Boys Beat Eagles

Van Buren once again, this time it was on the home court.  This time I almost got to write the headline I have been waiting for, but it was not to be.  In this contest for the first time, the Lady Devils really showed control, much-improved shooting and a greater level of confidence.  So, what…

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