Woman Caught For Drugs In Celina

A Bloomington Springs woman was allegedly caught with drugs and needles after initially being pulled over for a broken taillight. Ashley Hammock, 30 of Bloomington Springs, was arrested on Oct. 4 for possession of Schedule III and possession of paraphernalia by Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy James Owens. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Celebrate Custodian Appreciation Day

This year’s appreciation days will be centered around the idea of taking a trip around the world. Jackson County Schools will pretend to “travel” to 8 different cities to celebrate and honor school staff members. Each city will be the theme for the appreciation days. The second stop is in Amsterdam. The school will using…

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Training Resources Available Through Drug Court Program

The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program announced a referral relationship with the Nashville Building and Construction Trades Council and representatives of the AFL-CIO and specifically the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The Drug Court Program, which provides community based treatment and supervision of non-violent offenders with a drug or alcohol addiction, now has…

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Melton Named New Extension Agent

Rebekah Melton is the new Jackson County Family and Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development Extension Agent with the University of Tennessee. Rebekah is from Livingston and attended Livingston Academy. After graduation she went on to Tennessee Technological University and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology with a Concentration in Family & Consumer Science. For more…

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Obits 10/17/17

Jo Ann T. Boyd Special Education Teachers Aide Jo Ann T. Boyd, 76, passed away Oct. 11 at Signature Health Care of Putnam County. Funeral services were held Oct. 15 at New Hope Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of…

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Obits 10/10/17

Rae N. Lawhon Bakery Owner Rae N. Lawhon, 74, passed away Sept. 20 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland. She ran a bakery on the square in Gainesboro. She was the beloved wife of Lee Lawhon and beloved…

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Obits 10/3/17

Randall Winningham Truck Driver Randall Winningham, 40, passed away Sept. 22 in Birmingham, Ala. Funeral services were held Sept. 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Dec. 18, 1976 in Orange County, Florida. He was a truck driver. Surviving…

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Woman Caught For Drugs In Celina

A Bloomington Springs woman was allegedly caught with drugs and needles after initially being pulled over for a broken taillight. Ashley Hammock, 30 of Bloomington Springs, was arrested on Oct. 4 for possession of Schedule III and possession of paraphernalia by Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy James Owens. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Celebrate Custodian Appreciation Day

This year’s appreciation days will be centered around the idea of taking a trip around the world. Jackson County Schools will pretend to “travel” to 8 different cities to celebrate and honor school staff members. Each city will be the theme for the appreciation days. The second stop is in Amsterdam. The school will using…

Read More
Training Resources Available Through Drug Court Program

The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program announced a referral relationship with the Nashville Building and Construction Trades Council and representatives of the AFL-CIO and specifically the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The Drug Court Program, which provides community based treatment and supervision of non-violent offenders with a drug or alcohol addiction, now has…

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Melton Named New Extension Agent

Rebekah Melton is the new Jackson County Family and Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development Extension Agent with the University of Tennessee. Rebekah is from Livingston and attended Livingston Academy. After graduation she went on to Tennessee Technological University and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology with a Concentration in Family & Consumer Science. For more…

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Sale Of Surplus Equipment Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Special Call Session on Monday, the 21st day of August, 2017, 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 Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance…

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5th Annual Art Walk Held

The fifth annual Arts in the Appalachians Art Walk was held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 on the square in Gainesboro. Several stops were located at various business around 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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