Youth Leaders From Jackson County Attend Teen Institute

Students from Jackson County, Tennessee joined 440 youth leaders from across the state at the Tennessee Teen Institute. The Tennessee Teen Institute is a five-day youth leadership and prevention camp sponsored by the Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA). This year marked the 30th Anniversary of the Teen Institute Program in Tennessee.…

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Old Dam Removed..

The removal of the Roaring River Dam began on Mon., July 31 with several heavy machines breaking the dam apart. This dam was built on Roaring River in 1976 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It was determined that removal would be better than to repair it. For more on this story, pick up…

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School Zone Suggestions For Parents

In an effort to streamline the congestion in the school zones during periods of peak traffic, please follow these suggestions to make the dropping off or picking up of your child more efficient. Use your turn signals. Without them, the officers who direct traffic at the intersections cannot tell in which direction you wish to…

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Breakfast And Lunch Continues To Be Provided To Students

Director of Schools Joe D. Barlow has announced that for the upcoming school year, all Jackson County students will continue to receive their breakfast and lunch meal at no charge. This is possible through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010. CEP is a universal meal plan within…

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Obituaries

Jackson County Sentinel Obituaries 1-10-17

Mary Sue Hunter Homemaker Mary Sue Hunter, 62, passed away Jan. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Owens officiating. Interment followed at Burris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 12, 1954 in Jackson…

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Enterprise 1-3-17

Jackie Maxwell Stearsman Jackie Maxwell Stearsman, age 78, died in Livingston, Tennessee from acute myeloid leukemia on Dec. 24, 2016.  He was a beloved father, grandfather, preacher and teacher.  He was born April 4, 1938 in Mortons Gap, Ky. to Wallace Earl and Mary Wessie Maxwell Stearsman.  He is survived by his wife, Joyce H.…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 1-3-17

Factory Worker Gist B. Hurst, 65, passed away Dec. 24 at Tennova Healthcare Center in Jamestown. Graveside services were held Jan. 7 at Davidson Cemetery in Pall Mall, Tenn. with Bro. Randy Thompkins and Bro. Lane Pippin officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 8, 1951 in Pickett…

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Recent News

Boys State Delegates Selected

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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Poke Sallet Is Once Again A Mouthful…

The 39th annual Poke Sallet Festival in Jackson County was held May 11-13. Visitors enjoyed food, games, contests, vendors, and other activities. There were also car and jeep shows, carnival rides, and petting zoos. The winners of the Outhouse Race was the Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. The Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. team members were Jed…

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Seniors Honored At Jackson County High School

Jeremy Walker, son of Lynn Walker, was honored at Jackson County High School’s Senior Night for their baseball players. For more pictures like this, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Drugs Seized During Home Search

On April 20, the TN Drug Task Force, Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the US Marshal Service executed a search warrant at the home of Jason King, using information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, and a sealed indictment obtained by Detective Mott through the Jackson County Grand Jury. Detective Mott was at the scene…

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Baseball Association Honors Morgan

Lester Grey Morgan was honored during the Alex Cassetty Classic in April by the Jackson County High School Baseball team and the Jackson County Baseball Association. In Grey’s honor, the hitting facility, team room, and the storage buildings were named for him with a sign hanging from the front on the building permanently. The facilities…

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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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