Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Students Give To Those In Need

On Nov. 22, members of the Gainesboro chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) continued an eight-holiday tradition of providing gifts to children in need at the Kids Putnam program. Kids Putnam is a program providing services to children with developmental delays and medical conditions from multiple area counties including Jackson County. The recipients…

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School District Attains Level 5 In Academic Growth

Jackson County Schools have been designated as a LEVEL 5 school district by the Tennessee Department of Education. This is the highest level of academic growth recognized in Tennessee. Student growth is measured using the value-added method on the TNReady Assessment that is administered in the spring of each year in the areas of reading,…

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City Hall Meeting Held To Increase Economic Growth For Jackson Co.

A meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the conference room at City Hall. This meeting was sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TN ECD) as part of the Asset Based Planning Initiative. The forum for this meeting was designed to identify how assets to grow jobs and invest in our…

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Big Help Originates From A Little Person

Aiden Reece of the Gladdice Community has decided that he wants to help some people in need. He has chosen to raise money for the children of India to have clean drinking water. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Obituaries

Obits 7/11/17

Tiewonia “TJ” Roberts Certified Nurse’s Aide Tiewonia “TJ” Roberts, 74, passed away July 3 at NHC Health Care Center. Funeral services were held July 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Elder Bennie Maggart officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Aug.…

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Obits 7/4/17

Steve Goolsby Steve Goolsby, 44, passed away June 19 at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held June 22 at Roseland Park Cemetery in Royal Oak, Michigan. Sanderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Steve Goolsby was born Steven Randall Goolsby on Dec. 22, 1972 in Royal Oak, Michigan. He was a 1992…

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Obits 6/27/17

Lenora L. Dudney Bookkeeper Lenora L. Dudney, 88, passed away June 20 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held June 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery and Bro. Jack Honeycutt officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Recent News

Celebrate Custodian Appreciation Day

This year’s appreciation days will be centered around the idea of taking a trip around the world. Jackson County Schools will pretend to “travel” to 8 different cities to celebrate and honor school staff members. Each city will be the theme for the appreciation days. The second stop is in Amsterdam. The school will using…

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Training Resources Available Through Drug Court Program

The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program announced a referral relationship with the Nashville Building and Construction Trades Council and representatives of the AFL-CIO and specifically the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The Drug Court Program, which provides community based treatment and supervision of non-violent offenders with a drug or alcohol addiction, now has…

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Melton Named New Extension Agent

Rebekah Melton is the new Jackson County Family and Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development Extension Agent with the University of Tennessee. Rebekah is from Livingston and attended Livingston Academy. After graduation she went on to Tennessee Technological University and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology with a Concentration in Family & Consumer Science. For more…

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Sale Of Surplus Equipment Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Special Call Session on Monday, the 21st day of August, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff, opens court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance…

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5th Annual Art Walk Held

The fifth annual Arts in the Appalachians Art Walk was held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 on the square in Gainesboro. Several stops were located at various business around town. 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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Volleyball Team Honors Seniors During Senior Night

Olivia Bean, daughter of Brandon and Crystal Bean. See more photos from Senior Night in our latest edition of the Jackson County Sentinel or by visiting jacksoncountysentinel.net if you’re a subscriber.

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