The Other Side Of The Lenz: Overtime Thriller

Watertown was not a watered-down game for either team, but the girls showed the greatest amount of growth.  The ladies did fall in the end, but not without a fight.  The Lady Devils led for at least one good quarter during the beginning in a tit for tat battle.  The first quarter Jacklyn Agee and…

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Santa Claus Is Coming

The Jackson County Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. If it is cancelled due to weather it will be Monday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Jackson Co. Man Arrested

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Jackson County man on charges of child abuse, domestic assault and sexual battery. At the request of 15 District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on Sept. 5, TBI Special Agents began investigating John Stanley Reece, on complaints of…

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Drug Investigation Results In Arrests

A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of four individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and investigators with the Cookeville Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Crossville Police Department, Putnam County…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 11/5/19

Reba C. Mayberry Reba C. Mayberry, 79, of Cookeville passed away Oct. 25 at her residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community. She was born Dec. 27, 1939, in Putnam County. She was a factory worker at General Motors…

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Obituaries 10/29/19

Wayne Sliger Graveside services for L. Wayne Sliger, 69 of Gainesboro was held Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with full military honors. Interment will follow the service. Mr. Sliger died Friday, October 19th at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga after a short illness. He was born on October…

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Obituaries 10/22/19

Jackie Lee Laughter Jackie Lee Laughter, 78, of Gainesboro passed away Oct. 17 at Mabry Health Care Center. There will be no visitation or services at the funeral Home. Interment will be in the Welch Cemetery in the New Salem community. Rev. Kelly Stockton will officiate at the service. He was born Aug. 19, 1941…

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Jackson Co. Man Arrested

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Jackson County man on charges of child abuse, domestic assault and sexual battery. At the request of 15 District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on Sept. 5, TBI Special Agents began investigating John Stanley Reece, on complaints of…

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Drug Investigation Results In Arrests

A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of four individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and investigators with the Cookeville Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Crossville Police Department, Putnam County…

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Crews Battle Residential Fire

At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning crews responded to a residential structure fire in Gainesboro City Limits on Oilfield Drive. The family was at home and everyone was able to get out of the home without injury. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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JC Delegation Hopeful For The Future

On Nov. 8 a delegation of leaders from Jackson County traveled to Greeneville, TN to work toward future economic development, infrastructure, education, and healthcare goals. They met with Mr. Scott Niswonger along with Greeneville City Manager Todd Smith, Anthony Keck and Todd Norris, both VP’s from Ballad Healthcare and Dr. Nancy Dishner, President of the…

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City Park Closing for Construction

The Town of Gainesboro is proud to announce the start of the City Park project will begin in December. This project is made possible by the Dept. of Health’s Project Diabetes Grant and will result in a brand new playground and a fitness center over the next 3 years. The City Park, located at 105…

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UCEMCCares Donates Money

In October UCEMCCares awarded $2,765.54 to the Jackson County Chamber; $1,000 to the Dodson Branch PTO. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net

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