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Allen Receives Governor’s Award

Helen Allen is a recipient of the Governor’s Excellence in Service Award for the Tennessee Department of Health. Governor Haslam created this award in 2016 to recognize outstanding state employees who are at the forefront of improving the way Tennessee State Government delivers services. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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New Play Clock Purchased

Donna Elrod, Vice President and Manager of First Freedom Bank, presents JCHS Head Football Coach Sean Loftis, with a check to purchase a new play clock for the football field. Pictured with Elrod and Loftis is Ashley Tippit, assistant manager at the Gainesboro location. For stories like this, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Open House Is Set For This Saturday

Camp Discovery is a summer camp designed for serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Owned and operated by the Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, it is located in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Camp runs in weekly sessions filled with activities such as: talent shows, dances, swimming, arts and crafts, music, games, contests, sports, and cabin activities. Campers come…

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Project Graduation

Twin Lakes is proud to sponsor the Jackson County High School Senior Class with a check for $2,500 for Project Graduation. Twin Lakes continues to support the youth and their accomplishments. Presenting the check to the Senior Class are Twin Lakes’ Board Members, Larry J. Stafford, Ricky E. Strong and Gary E. Flynn. Congratulations to…

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Morgan To Be Honored During Classic

On April 8, between games during the Alex Cassetty Classic, the Jackson County Baseball Association and team will be honoring the late Lester Grey Morgan. Coach Wakefield, Jackson County High School Baseball and the Jackson County Baseball Association will be naming the hitting facility, team room, and the storage building in Grey’s honor. For more…

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Sheriff Makes Catch

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office ­made a catch of their own recently, although it may not have been the “deadliest.” Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason King from Couce, Tenn., who many may remember as a former star of the Discovery Channel show “The Deadliest Catch.” King was arrested on narcotics charges. For more on this story,…

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Project Be Kind Set To Help Others

The purpose of ‘Project: Be Kind’ is to do small acts of kindness throughout the year to let people in the community know that they are appreciated! For the month of March, the Coalition partnered with the Chamber of Commerce and Gainesboro Elementary and decided to do something kind for the residents of Mabry Health Care and…

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Choir Sings At Universal Orlando

The Jackson County Advanced Choir had several members travel to Orlando, Florida, on Monday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 5 to participate in the America Sings Choir festival at Universal Studios. The members who participated were Krystle Dudley, Mikala James, Mary Ann Shepherd, Sarah Wall, Ellis Taylor, McKensey Guffey, Bethanie Taylor, Tatyana Guffey, Chloe Wylie,…

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And They’re Off!

The Cummins Falls 1-mile race was held Feb. 25. Pictured above are 5th through 8th grade runners taking off. Run clubs from Harrison Bay, Cedars of Lebanon, Edgar Evins and Cummins Falls participated in the event. See inside this edition for more on the run. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Homeschoolers Show Set

The Putnam and Jackson County Homeschoolers, Inc., a homeschool support group based in Jackson County, will be offering a production for everyone to see at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. 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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