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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County Schools Awarded Safe Schools Grant

Jackson County Schools have been awarded $70,000 through the Tennessee Department of Education to put toward funding two additional full-time School Resource Officers. The funding is part of Governor Bill Lee’s $40 million investment for school safety grants, which prioritizes School Resource Officers being placed in underserved areas and in schools that currently do not…

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Obituaries

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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Obituaries 8-27-19

Carolyn A. Szulwach Carolyn A. Szulwach, 76, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 14 at Mabry Health Care Center. The family has chosen cremation, with no services planned at this time. She was born Oct. 7, 1942 in Jersey City, NJ. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by…

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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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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.

Read More
County Schools Awarded Safe Schools Grant

Jackson County Schools have been awarded $70,000 through the Tennessee Department of Education to put toward funding two additional full-time School Resource Officers. The funding is part of Governor Bill Lee’s $40 million investment for school safety grants, which prioritizes School Resource Officers being placed in underserved areas and in schools that currently do not…

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Energy Efficiency Schools Initiative Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Special Called Session on Monday, the 12th day of August 2019 at 7 p.m in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opens court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Chris Carter, offered the invocation. All in attendance…

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Sheriff’s Department Busts Drugs

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in March of this year after intelligence led deputies to running surveillance on specific locations of possible narcotics trafficking. On August 19, the investigation culminated in multiple indictments being returned by the Jackson County Grand Jury on individuals involved in trafficking large quantities of Methamphetamine in Jackson…

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