Announcements 1/15/19

Nameless Volunteer Fire Department The Nameless Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their Annual Meeting on Sat., Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Nameless community members can join us at the Nameless Community Center on Shepardsville Hwy. The agenda will include voting on 2019 Board Members, among other items. Contact joshnvfd@gmail.com.  

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Person Of Interest Wanted For Questioning In Shooting

The Jackson County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call on Dec. 16. Upon arriving at the home they found a victim that had been struck on the side of the head. The victim was treated for a non-lethal injury. It was then determined that a shooting had taken place. Justin Cody Stewart, 26, is considered…

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Eighth Grade Night Held At JCMS

Eighth grade night was held at Jackson County Middle School this past week. To see photos from the event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Obituaries 1/15/19

Bro. O’Neal Huffines Bro. O’Neal Huffines, 87, of Gainesboro passed away on Jan. 5 at his residence. Funeral services were held Jan.9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Hubert Jones and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Draper Cemetery in the Wartrace Community. He was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Jackson County.…

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Early Morning Fire Destroys Local Home

Friday morning at approximately 1:30 a.m., Fairview, Central and Dodson Branch fire departments were called to a structure fire at 495 Greenwood Ridge Road. The home was vacant. This was not the first time this week that they had been called to this address. On Wednesday afternoon there was a report of a fire in…

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Record Rainfall Makes Creeks Swell

Jackson County has seen a lot of rain in the past month. Overnight on Dec. 30 it rained so much that some roads were flooded; creeks were overflowing into Roaring River. Through out the next week it had continued to rain. Better the rain than snow. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Beautification Grant Process To Continue Moving Forwards

A large grant that would help beautify the Town of Gainesboro will be moving forward as the Board approved a Parks and Recreation Committee to apply for it. During the monthly meeting of the mayor and aldermen of Gainesboro, a wide variety of topics were on the agenda. Most notably was a Parks and Recreation…

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Burglary Suspect Apprehended On New Year’s Day

New Years Day brings closure to some North Springs victims in, area burglaries. A two month long investigation culminated in the arrest of Eric Ferguson on multiple theft and burglary charges. In early November citizens in the North Springs area expressed their concerns about lumber and antiques being stolen from barns and old family homes.…

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Legals 1/8/19

NOTICE TO CREDITORS   ESTATE OF: Randall Leon Reeder Notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of December, 2018, Letters of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Randall Leon Reeder, deceased, who died December 17th, 2018, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Jackson County, Tennessee. All persons, resident…

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Obituaries 1/8/19

Shelby W. Forkum Minister Shelby W. Forkum, 85, of Gainesboro passed away on Dec. 30 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Huffines and Bro. Clarence Deloach officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery. He was born April 25, 1933. He was…

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