Obituaries 6-11-19

Myrtle I. Emerton Myrtle I. Emerton, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away June 5 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time. She was born June 17, 1951 in Harlan, KY. She worked as a waitress. She was preceded in death by parents, James Ayers and Edith Ayers; and husband,…

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Local Woman Indicted

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renae Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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Legals 6-11-19

  STATE OF TENNESSEE CHANCERY COURT FOR JACKSON COUNTY TRAVIS MOORE WOODWARD and KATHERINE LOUISE WOODWARD, PETITIONER V. MARK ANTHONY BLEVINS, RESPONDENT ORDER OF SERVICE OF PROCESS ON THE RESPONDENT BY PUBLICATION On Motion by the Petitioners and for good and sufficient cause shown it is Ordered that service of process on the Respondent on…

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Parks To Host Promise Events

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

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Tragic End at Cummins Falls State Park

Rising floodwaters at Cummins Falls has resulted in a tragic end. At approximately 5 p.m on Sunday the Jackson County Rescue Squad was called to Cummins Falls for a swift water rescue. 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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Announcements 6-11-19

Benefit for Dwane Head There will be a benefit for Dwane Head to help with medical and funeral expenses on June 29 starting at 5 p.m at the Center Grove Community Center. There will be an dinner and dinner kids available. There will be a raffle for a homemade quilt, country ham, Remington 30-06 rifle…

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School System Is Awarded Bus Grant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced that the following 39 entities, including seven from the Upper Cumberland region, will receive $8,854,685.42 in grant funding to support school bus replacement projects across Tennessee. Clay, Jackson and Overton Counties are included in the seven from the Upper Cumberland region. The competitive grant program, which…

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75th Anniversary Of D-Day

Thursday, June 6, is the 75th anniversary of D-Day. This is your invitation to participate in a memorable program that honors the service personnel who participated in that historic, world-changing event. Wesley Notgrass was born in 1915 and grew up in Columbia, Tenn. He joined the United States Army in 1941 and served for four…

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Legals 6/4/19

  STATE OF TENNESSEE CHANCERY COURT FOR JACKSON COUNTY TRAVIS MOORE WOODWARD and KATHERINE LOUISE WOODWARD, PETITIONER V. MARK ANTHONY BLEVINS, RESPONDENT ORDER OF SERVICE OF PROCESS ON THE RESPONDENT BY PUBLICATION On Motion by the Petitioners and for good and sufficient cause shown it is Ordered that service of process on the Respondent on…

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Tips On Water Safety This Summer

Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors to be aware of the importance of practicing safe, sensible and thoughtful activities in and around the…

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