Area Recent News

Gainesboro Women Arrested For Drugs

A Gainesboro woman was reportedly arrested for Schedule III drugs following an alleged shoplifting incident in Celina. Leigh A. Kitchens, 29 of Gainesboro, was arrested on Feb. 11 for Schedule III drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia by Celina Police Chief Terry Scott. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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UCEMC Cares Donates Money

In January, UCEMC Cares Inc. awarded $2,020.13 to the Outreach Gear Up; $2,020.12 to the Jackson County Quarterback Club. pictured are: Terri Montgomery, Jane Forkum, Secretary, Outreach Gear Up: Daniel Garrison, Member, Jackson County Quarterback Club. For more information contact your local UCEMC office, or visit our customer portal www.ucemc.com. For more on this story,…

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Truck Fire On McCoinsville Road

Having your truck on fire is not a good way to start the week. On Feb. 11 a call came in that a Black Ford F-150 was on fire on McCoinsville Road. Crews from Southside and Central Fire Departments arrived quickly and were able to extinguish the fire. It is believed that the fire could…

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Aldermen Approve Bid

The County Historical Museum is in need of repairs, the Gainesboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen learned last week during their meeting. Jackson County Historical Society President John Fox addressed the aldermen on the need for repair of the County Historical Museum. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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Clay County Pharmacies Raided By DEA

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

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Highway Damaged From Flood Water

This stretch of Gladdice Hwy seems to break apart after a heavy rain. TDOT crews were out directing traffic and patching the pavement so that no cars were damaged or no one had an accident or was hurt. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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County Inmates Graduate Classes

The Life Church Jail Ministry recently held classes at the Jackson County Jail for “Cash Management and “Jobs.” These men completed the classes with the help of Bob Salyers. 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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Recent Ribbon Cutting Held

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce had their ribbon cutting for The Front Porch Mercantile on Feb. 1. Joyce Draper has opened this new and exciting establishment, The Front Porch Mercantile, adjacent to Citizens Bank. The Mercantile will feature several vendors with an exciting variety of old and new items for sale from antiques and…

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Announcements 2/5/19

Free Movie Night There will be a free movie night on Feb. 8 at the Gladdice Community Center starting at 7 p.m. The movie will be a comedy drama, “Me Again.” There will also be free popcorn. This is brought to you by the JC Christian Fellowship. Therold’s Little Opry Therold’s Little Opry will be…

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Principal Appreciation Day Set

It’s that time of year when we get to slow down and take time to honor our well-deserving principals and assistant principals in the Jackson County School system. The School Board has passed a resolution declaring Feb. 7, 2019 as Principal Appreciation Day using American Revolution theme. The theme for Principal Appreciation Day is a…

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