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JCHS And JCMS TSA Attends State Annual Conference

On Wed., April 5, the JCHS and JCMS TSA attended the Annual State Conference in Chattanooga Tennessee. JCHS had eight students to attend and compete this year. Wesley Punzalon and Tyler Boling competed in Technological Problem Solving. Grace Clinard competed in Photographic Technology. Carlie Dodson competed in CO2 Dragster. Colin Keyton, Blaine Keyton and Gabe…

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Stafford Overcomes His Retinal Disability

Larry Stafford suffers from a rare retinal disease that has made life challenging. Being diagnosed as legally blind and losing his full independence was a tremendous shock to overcome but Larry has not allowed this disability to dampen his creative spirit. After leaving his position as an employee with Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative due to…

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EMS Responds To Single Vehicle Accident

A single vehicle accident occurred on April 22 around 12 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 85 and Hwy. 53. Involved in the accident was T.G. Marinucci, driving a white GMC van, who had difficulty negotiating the curve at the intersection causing the vehicle to become unstable. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Short Indicted For Fraud And Forgery

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Gainesboro Police Department arrested Jamie Short on multiple indictments following Monday’s session of the Jackson County Grand Jury. The joint investigation began in early January of this year and focused on insurance claims from a fire in February 2016 and a reported burglary in December 2016. The investigation also…

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TSA Winners Receives Awards

Cassidy Collins received an award for first place in Digital Photography for Middle School. 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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JCHS Announces Royalty At Prom

The Jackson County High School held their 2017 Prom on April 22 at Del Monaco Winery. The king of the prom went to Austin Mayberry and the queen of the prom went to Delem Strong. All in attendance enjoyed dancing, food and fun. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

A Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held at The Farmhouse Restaurant on April 14. The Farmhouse, located at 440 N. Grundy Quarles Hwy., Gainesboro, is now open for business. The Farmhouse is open Sun.-Tues. 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wed-Fri. 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sat. 5 a.m.-10 p.m. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Sheriff Recognizes Sizemore

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like recognized Jimmy Sizemore, a local from our community and a Jackson County High School graduate in 2009. Shortly after high school, Jimmy had decided his career would be in law enforcement. He was hired at the Sheriff’s department in 2010. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Students Start Spring Break With New Shoes From Grant

Students came to school at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise on April 6, thanks to a grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes. Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company and the faculty and staff…

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Budget Cuts Made To UCHRA

The Trump administration has proposed its federal budget. There have been a lot of local questions asked since the budget was announced, so UCHRA (Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency) has compiled a list of their affected programs and stats based on the people they served last year in the Upper Cumberland. Some programs scheduled for…

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