Granville Hosts Annual Country Christmas

Historic Granville will host the 19th annual Granville Country Christmas with the theme “Christmas Memories of the 1950’s.” The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a full day of activities. At 9:30 a.m. there will be a dedication of the New Granville History Book entitled “The Legacy of a Rural Riverboat…

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Gainesboro Hosts Annual Christmas Parade

On Sunday, Dec. 2 Gainesboro held its annual Christmas Parade. With temperatures in the mid 60’s, it felt more like spring than then the start of the holiday season. It was a perfect day for this event. All of the children enjoyed seeing the floats, along with Elmo, the Grinch, Cookie Monster and more. For…

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Christmas Time Is Coming

We may not have any snow but David Ward with Twin Lakes Telephone Coop was hanging up the annual Christmas decoration around Gainesboro. David stated that he had been hanging the banners up for about 20 years. The Town of Gainesboro appreciates Twin Lakes Telephone for allowing David to continue hanging the Christmas decoration. They…

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GES Soars To New Heights With Help From Others

Gainesboro Elementary School’s third grade science teacher, Michael Vigeant, took the students on a grand adventure. On what is becoming an annual event, Mr. Mike released a high-altitude weather balloon outfitted with all manner of cameras and special sensors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/13/18

William R. (Bill) Medley Funeral services with military honors for Mr. William R. (Bill) Medley, age 95, of Algood, were held on Mon., Nov. 5 at Algood United Methodist Church. Pastor Albert Willis officiated at the service. The family received friends Sunday at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home and again…

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Obits 11/6/18

Edna Frances Clark Edna Frances Clark, 88, of Royal Oak, Mich., passed away Oct. 29. Funeral services were held on Nov. 1 at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home in Royal Oak, Mich. Interment followed in the Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak, Mich. She was born Feb. 9, 1930 in Gainesboro. She worked as a meat cutter…

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Obits 10/30/18

Nellie G. Mayberry Nellie G. Mayberry, 92, of Gainesboro passed away on Oct. 21 at NHC of Cookeville. Funeral services were held on Oct. 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Fox Chaffin Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Nov. 16, 1925 in Gainesboro. She was a…

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Christmas Time Is Coming

We may not have any snow but David Ward with Twin Lakes Telephone Coop was hanging up the annual Christmas decoration around Gainesboro. David stated that he had been hanging the banners up for about 20 years. The Town of Gainesboro appreciates Twin Lakes Telephone for allowing David to continue hanging the Christmas decoration. They…

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GES Soars To New Heights With Help From Others

Gainesboro Elementary School’s third grade science teacher, Michael Vigeant, took the students on a grand adventure. On what is becoming an annual event, Mr. Mike released a high-altitude weather balloon outfitted with all manner of cameras and special sensors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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Christmas On The Cumberland

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2018 Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the date will be changed to Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Entries should arrive around 4:30 p.m. The route of the parade should start at Southeastern Wholesale…

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Intoxicated Driver Leaves County Without Power

One intoxicated driver left an entire county without power on a very cold day. Nov. 15 was a day with temperatures slightly below freezing and some light snow fall. It wasn’t a happy time for some Jackson County residents, as the county was left without power for several hours and many did not have heat.…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: And So It Begins…

Basketball has arrived in Jackson County for a new year. This weekend we were treated to the annual Blue and White game. This is where our Boys and Girls play a quarter of inter-squad ball to help showcase what the season will be bringing. First up was the Lady Blue Devils and the most notable…

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Jackson County Man Arrested On Charges

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Johnny F. Stafford Jr., for one count of tax evasion and one count of theft. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested Stafford, 24. Bond was set at $3,500. On Nov. 5 the Jackson County…

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