Fans Unite At Granville Museum

With a population of maybe 300, tiny Granville may triple or quadruple its size when it opens the door to its new Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum on Saturday, June 13. The big day will star actor-musician Keith Thibodeaux, who portrayed Little Ricky, the son of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, on “I Love Lucy,” and also…

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Stafford Pleads Guilty

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Revenue, has completed an investigation resulting in the guilty plea of former Jackson County Clerk Amanda Stafford. Auditors and investigators with the Comptroller’s office determined that Stafford stole at least $25,643 between May 2018 and December 2019. The theft was first discovered when…

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JCHS Graduation Ceremony Held

Jackson County High School held its graduation on Friday, May 22. Due to COVID-19 it was held on the football field and students were spaced six feet apart. Check out this week’s Jackson County Sentinel to view more graduation photos.

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Grand Opening Of Mayberry Town

Historic Granville will celebrate the Grand Opening of Tennessee’s Mayberry Town on June 13 with a full day of celebration. The new Mayberry I Love Lucy Museum will have a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. Tennessee Mayberry Town is honored to have Little Ricky of the I Love Lucy Show (he also performed as Johnny…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/2/20

L.B. Johnson L.B. Johnson, 79, passed away peacefully dressed in orange and surrounded by his family on May 23, 2020. His name was truly just initials, despite the variations he told thousands over the years. Known as B and Jo since they had grandchildren, he and Jo Kathryn were married for 57 years. Her love…

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Obituaries 5/26/20

Paul Newton Browand Paul Newton Browand Jr., age 92, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, May 20.2020 at his daughter’s home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 23, 1927 in Altoona, PA, to his parents; Paul Newton Browand Sr. and Mabel Gilmore Browand. In 1951 Paul met his future wife…

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Obituaries 5/19/20

Linda Hawkins Linda Hawkins, 58, of Gainesboro, passed away May 13 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Feb. 10, 1962 in Gainesboro. She worked as an RN and was…

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Fans Unite At Granville Museum

With a population of maybe 300, tiny Granville may triple or quadruple its size when it opens the door to its new Mayberry-I Love Lucy Museum on Saturday, June 13. The big day will star actor-musician Keith Thibodeaux, who portrayed Little Ricky, the son of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, on “I Love Lucy,” and also…

Read More
Stafford Pleads Guilty

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Revenue, has completed an investigation resulting in the guilty plea of former Jackson County Clerk Amanda Stafford. Auditors and investigators with the Comptroller’s office determined that Stafford stole at least $25,643 between May 2018 and December 2019. The theft was first discovered when…

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JCHS Graduation Ceremony Held

Jackson County High School held its graduation on Friday, May 22. Due to COVID-19 it was held on the football field and students were spaced six feet apart. Check out this week’s Jackson County Sentinel to view more graduation photos.

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Grand Opening Of Mayberry Town

Historic Granville will celebrate the Grand Opening of Tennessee’s Mayberry Town on June 13 with a full day of celebration. The new Mayberry I Love Lucy Museum will have a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. Tennessee Mayberry Town is honored to have Little Ricky of the I Love Lucy Show (he also performed as Johnny…

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School Board Approves Hiring Report

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Robert Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. Michelle Hix was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by…

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Stafford Resigns From Office

During the recent Jackson County Commission meeting, a vote was taken to accept Amanda Ward Stafford’s resignation. All commissioners present voted to accept her resignation. A recent state audit found discrepancies in the County Clerk’s office. There was a cash storage of $36,086.24. The clerk failed to properly document changes and deletions to receipts. The…

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