County Inmates Receive Their Diploma

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Marty Hinson and his staff would like to congratulate these guys for achieving their Adult Education Diploma while incarcerated. So proud of Gregory Howard, Cody Huntley and Benjamin Patterson. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Cummins Falls Swimming Area Re-Opens To Public

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has implemented a comprehensive safety improvement strategy at Cummins Falls State Park which re-opened Aug. 14. The additions will include new policies for minors, additional signage, additional safety-related information on the Cummins Falls State Park webpage, a safety education video for public viewing at the park, real-time weather…

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Man Injured At Cummins Falls State Park

According to Jackson County EMS, on Saturday, Aug. 17 at approximately 1:39 p.m. Jackson County EMS crews responded to Cummins Falls State Park for a medical patient below a bluff when a young male disregarded safety orders from on duty park rangers and jumped over wooden safety rails before failing approximately 50 feet off a…

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Local Man Has To Be Rescued From Water

A bad way to start a Monday. On Aug. 5, Frank Piacine of Crossville had this beautiful day all planned. He was going to go fishing at Wildwood Resort and Marina. Things didn’t go as he had planned. While attempting to launch his boat from the trailer, tragedy struck. For more on this story, pick…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 8-20-19

Wilson (Bud) Collins Mr. Wilson (Bud) Collins of the Turkey Creek Community died at 5:15 p.m. Friday evening August 9, 2019 at the St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville with his wife Ellen, son Chuck and daughter-in-law Connie at his bedside. He was admitted August 2nd following a head injury received in a fall at…

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Obituaries 8-13-19

En’Rico (Rico) Lettwan Irvin En’Rico (Rico) Lettwan Irvin, 41, of Cookeville passed away on May 29. There will be a celebration of life memorial at the Lakeview Pavilion at Cane Creek Park in Cookeville on July 7, from 1 until 4 p.m. One can call (615) 294-5120 if you would like to join us, and…

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Obituaries 8-6-19

Roy Lee Hix Roy Lee Hix, 78, of Gainesboro passed away July 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 1 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Ramsey and Bro. Dan Huffines. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born April 25,…

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County Inmates Receive Their Diploma

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Marty Hinson and his staff would like to congratulate these guys for achieving their Adult Education Diploma while incarcerated. So proud of Gregory Howard, Cody Huntley and Benjamin Patterson. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Cummins Falls Swimming Area Re-Opens To Public

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has implemented a comprehensive safety improvement strategy at Cummins Falls State Park which re-opened Aug. 14. The additions will include new policies for minors, additional signage, additional safety-related information on the Cummins Falls State Park webpage, a safety education video for public viewing at the park, real-time weather…

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Man Injured At Cummins Falls State Park

According to Jackson County EMS, on Saturday, Aug. 17 at approximately 1:39 p.m. Jackson County EMS crews responded to Cummins Falls State Park for a medical patient below a bluff when a young male disregarded safety orders from on duty park rangers and jumped over wooden safety rails before failing approximately 50 feet off a…

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Local Man Has To Be Rescued From Water

A bad way to start a Monday. On Aug. 5, Frank Piacine of Crossville had this beautiful day all planned. He was going to go fishing at Wildwood Resort and Marina. Things didn’t go as he had planned. While attempting to launch his boat from the trailer, tragedy struck. For more on this story, pick…

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Bailey And Windle Have Meeting

On Aug. 8, the Board of Trustees of the Jackson County Library met with Senator Paul Bailey and Representative John Mark Windle to request their help in solving the problem of flooding at the Library. Also in attendance were Matthew Kirby, Regional Library Director, Jeanne Schmitzer, Assistant Regional Director, Commissioners Glenda Mayberry, Doug Stafford, Paul…

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Bailey Receives Award

Senator Paul Bailey received the “Legislator of the Year” Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee’s nine development districts,…

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