Two Jackson County Men Arrested In Weed Bust

Three area men were detained by the Overton County Sheriff’s Department after finding an estimated dry weight of 10-20 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. According to Chief Deputy Tim Poore, the three large bags of marijuana were discovered as a result from conducting saturation patrol in the area on Saturday night, Sept. 29. For…

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Log Truck Rolls Over

On Monday, Oct. 1, at approximately 8:19 a.m., a 1999 Mack Tractor Trailer logging truck driven by Gregory Muse, 51 of Burkesville, Ky., failed to negotiate a right hand curve on York Hwy. This caused the truck and trailer to roll over on its driver’s side, coming to rest on the left side of the…

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Jackson County Inmates Receive Certificates For Skills Class

On Sept. 12, 17 male inmates from the Jackson County Jail received certificates for completing one of the life skill classes taught by Maranatha Recovery House located in Jackson County. “These classes, taught at the jail by Maranatha volunteers provide valuable tools to help the inmates succeed in life,” said Pastor Ken. “We can make…

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Mark Brown Elected As Chairman Of School Board

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on September 20, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Michelle Hix, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded by…

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Obituaries

Obits 9/18/18

Dwight Spivey Dwight Spivey, 75, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 6 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Huffines officiating. Interment followed in the Hall Cemetery in the Big Bottom community. He was born on Dec. 5, 1942, in Gainesboro. He…

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Obits 9/11/18

Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse, 28, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 1, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Sept. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Roger Minard, Ken Lewis and Kelly Stockton officiating. Interment followed in the Elkins Family Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Jan.…

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Obits 9/4/18

Shirley Woodard Shirley Woodard, 72, of the Brooks Bend Community, passed away on Aug. 12 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 26 from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Gene Butler Cemetery in the Brooks Bend Community. She was a…

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Recent News

Jackson County Inmates Receive Certificates For Skills Class

On Sept. 12, 17 male inmates from the Jackson County Jail received certificates for completing one of the life skill classes taught by Maranatha Recovery House located in Jackson County. “These classes, taught at the jail by Maranatha volunteers provide valuable tools to help the inmates succeed in life,” said Pastor Ken. “We can make…

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Mark Brown Elected As Chairman Of School Board

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on September 20, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Michelle Hix, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded by…

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The Other Side Of The Lens

One step forward, two steps back, as the saying goes. Last week at East Robertson our Blue Devils played tough and together but at a price. We lost Cole Parkerson (5) who shares quarterback duty with Wid Robbins (7) to a knee injury. Eli Biggs (88) on special teams had to have his appendix removed…

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Collision On Dodson Branch Totals Vehicles

Monday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. there was an accident on Dodson Branch Hwy. A woman driving the car was unable to make the curve in the road and hit the left side rear of the pickup truck. There may have been a small gas leak in the truck. Wet roads may have been a…

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JC Law Enforcement Thanked

On Sept. 11, Debra Ingram from Cash Express in Gainesboro presented Assistant Jail Administrator Mary Paoletti and Sheriff Marty Hinson a cake. This was in appreciation and gratitude of their service in emergency situations. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Jackson County To Deal With Airport Runway Problems

Jackson County Airport is operating on a conditional license because of trees at the ends of the runway that have grown and are obstructing the approach. Drones and GPS technology show that there are a lot of trees that will have to be removed. In order to do this, approval is needed, not only from…

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