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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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/15/19

Bro. O’Neal Huffines Bro. O’Neal Huffines, 87, of Gainesboro passed away on Jan. 5 at his residence. Funeral services were held Jan.9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Hubert Jones and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Draper Cemetery in the Wartrace Community. He was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Jackson County.…

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Obituaries 1/8/19

Shelby W. Forkum Minister Shelby W. Forkum, 85, of Gainesboro passed away on Dec. 30 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Huffines and Bro. Clarence Deloach officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery. He was born April 25, 1933. He was…

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Obits 1/1/19

Wayne Wells Minister Wayne Wells, 64, of Gainesboro passed away on Dec. 19 at Signature Health Care Center in Algood. Funeral services were held on Dec. 23 at the Gainesboro Church of Christ in Gainesboro with Joe Wells and Dale Wells officiating. Wayne had chosen cremation. He was born April 30, 1954, in Waco, Texas.…

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Recent News

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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Rare Super Blood Moon

So what can we do on the coldest night so far of the year? Well if you were lucky and waited a bit for the clouds to clear on Jan. 20th you would been treated to the Super Wolf Blood Moon. You have the same look about you that most of my third graders have…

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Jackson County Home Destroyed By Fire

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, West End Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched to a home at 126 Wartrace Hwy. Upon arrival at the residence they found the home fully engulfed. They were able to contain the fire and extinguish it. It took approximately two hours. The residents were able to escape the home without injury. For…

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