Festivals Rescheduled

Historic Granville has announced that they have rescheduled their April and early May Festivals. The Grand Opening of Tennessee’s Mayberry Town; opening of Mayberry “I Love Lucy” Museum; Mayberry Cruise In; and the Genealogy Festival will now occur on June 13 with the Cornbread and Moonshine Festival occurring on June 13 as well. The 22nd…

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Conference Call Held With Local News Outlets

The Tennessee Press Association (TPA) facilitated a call between local newspapers and Governor Bill Lee concerning the COVID-19 response last Thursday. Gov. Lee expressed his gratitude toward the TPA and each of the individual 129 local papers throughout the state. “We have talked in our office about how important it is that we get information…

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Drugs, Guns And Stolen Property Recovered

On March 19, the 15th Drug Task Force and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in Jackson County. The Drug Task Force received information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office that led the investigation to Smith County. The DTF received the information and conducted an investigation, which led to…

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2nd Amendment Resolution Passed

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 24th day of Feb. 2020 at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opened court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/31/20

Wayne H. Lawton Wayne H. Lawton, 72, of Cookeville, passed away March 5 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Memorial services were held March 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Haney officiating. The family has chosen cremation. He was born April 28, 1947 in Pawtucket, RI. He was a…

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Obituaries 3/24/20

John Boone Hestand Born October 30, 1932 in Jackson County Tennessee. Died March 2, 2020 at Soddy Daisy Health Center in Soddy Daisy Tennessee. Son of the late Ernest Clyde Hestand and Mabel Cummins Fox. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest Fox Hestand. Survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Ann…

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Obituaries 3/17/20

Truman Edward Stearnes Truman Edward Stearnes, 82, of Gainesboro, passed away March 2, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service was held March 15 at Mountain Chapel Ministries in Gainesboro with Pastor Truman B. Stearnes officiating. He was born Oct. 2, 1937 in Nashville. He lived a blessed life, some would call…

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Festivals Rescheduled

Historic Granville has announced that they have rescheduled their April and early May Festivals. The Grand Opening of Tennessee’s Mayberry Town; opening of Mayberry “I Love Lucy” Museum; Mayberry Cruise In; and the Genealogy Festival will now occur on June 13 with the Cornbread and Moonshine Festival occurring on June 13 as well. The 22nd…

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Conference Call Held With Local News Outlets

The Tennessee Press Association (TPA) facilitated a call between local newspapers and Governor Bill Lee concerning the COVID-19 response last Thursday. Gov. Lee expressed his gratitude toward the TPA and each of the individual 129 local papers throughout the state. “We have talked in our office about how important it is that we get information…

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Drugs, Guns And Stolen Property Recovered

On March 19, the 15th Drug Task Force and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence in Jackson County. The Drug Task Force received information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office that led the investigation to Smith County. The DTF received the information and conducted an investigation, which led to…

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2nd Amendment Resolution Passed

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 24th day of Feb. 2020 at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opened court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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Home A Complete Loss

Central Fire Department responded to a fully involved structure fire in the early morning hours of March 20. Upon arrival crews knocked the fire down quickly and safely. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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COVID-19 What You Need To Know

The Coronavirus. It’s not just about you and me. The fact is that many of us are in an age group or health status that has a very small risk of serious complications. Does that mean we have nothing to worry about and that we should ignore the advice from our federal and state leaders?…

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