WGU Launches In Tennessee

WGU Tennessee launched Everywhere, TN, a new campaign focused on rural access to education. The campaign aims to increase the number of students in rural counties and affirms the university’s commitment to expanding access to students and working adults who live in rural counties. As part of Everywhere, TN, an accompanying scholarship is being offered to…

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Gainesboro Christmas Parade Held

At this year’s Christmas parade in Gainesboro, Katherine Anderson was the Grand Marshal. The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Jordan Hunter, presented Katherine with a bouquet of red roses. 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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The Other Side Of The Lenz: JCHS Plays Van Buren

Van Buren County High School, home of the Eagles and one of the oldest gyms we play in! It is small, loud and dimmer than most. This combination of factors, along with some, shall we say fascinating officiating resulted in two pretty interesting games, both great in their own right but both with different outcomes.…

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Twin Lakes Celebrates Grant Award

As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, the Foundation of Rural Service (FRS) offers aid for communities served by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association members, including Twin Lakes, through its annual Community Grants Program. These grants are designed to provide support to a variety of local efforts to build and sustain…

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Obituaries 12/10/19

Dona Clyde Loftis Dona Clyde Loftis, 103 of the Roaring River community passed away Nov. 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 25 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Dow Allen officiating. Interment followed in the Smyrna Cemetery in Putnam County. She was born Oct. 18,…

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Obituaries 11/19/19

Frank Kenneth Forkum Mr. Frank Kenneth Forkum, age 76 of Hartsville, TN passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home. Mr. Forkum was raised in the Wartrace Community of Jackson County and worked on the Jackson and Wilson County Police Departments as an Officer and Deputy Sheriff. Preceded in death by: Wife of 45…

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Obituaries 11/12/19

George B. Hamilton George B. Hamilton, 80, of Bloomington Springs passed away Nov. 6 at his residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Burris Cemetery on Mabry School Road. He was born Oct. 26, 1939 in Gainesboro. He was a factory…

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WGU Launches In Tennessee

WGU Tennessee launched Everywhere, TN, a new campaign focused on rural access to education. The campaign aims to increase the number of students in rural counties and affirms the university’s commitment to expanding access to students and working adults who live in rural counties. As part of Everywhere, TN, an accompanying scholarship is being offered to…

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Gainesboro Christmas Parade Held

At this year’s Christmas parade in Gainesboro, Katherine Anderson was the Grand Marshal. The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Jordan Hunter, presented Katherine with a bouquet of red roses. 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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The Other Side Of The Lenz: JCHS Plays Van Buren

Van Buren County High School, home of the Eagles and one of the oldest gyms we play in! It is small, loud and dimmer than most. This combination of factors, along with some, shall we say fascinating officiating resulted in two pretty interesting games, both great in their own right but both with different outcomes.…

Read More
Twin Lakes Celebrates Grant Award

As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, the Foundation of Rural Service (FRS) offers aid for communities served by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association members, including Twin Lakes, through its annual Community Grants Program. These grants are designed to provide support to a variety of local efforts to build and sustain…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Overtime Thriller

Watertown was not a watered-down game for either team, but the girls showed the greatest amount of growth.  The ladies did fall in the end, but not without a fight.  The Lady Devils led for at least one good quarter during the beginning in a tit for tat battle.  The first quarter Jacklyn Agee and…

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Santa Claus Is Coming

The Jackson County Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. If it is cancelled due to weather it will be Monday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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