Clean Up Begins On Creek

Crews have been cleaning up the creek that runs along Grundy Quarles Hwy recently. In the past couple of months, when it has rained excessively, the creek has flooded and caused damage to some homes on one side of the creek. Hopefully by cleaning it up and out, this problem will not happen in the…

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House Burns On Jennings Creek Highway

On April 1 around 12:30 p.m., Central Fire Department was called to a fire on the corner of Old Hwy 85 and Jennings Creek Hwy. Upon arrival at the scene the shed was a total loss. Assisting Central Fire Department in battling the fire was Flynn’s Lick and Fairview fire departments. A Jackson County ambulance…

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Board Approves Fundraising Event

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on February 28, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. Michelle Hix was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Mark Allen,…

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IRS Penalizes Jackson County,TN Over Obamacare

The Internal Revenue Service fined Jackson County officials a sum of $86,147 for failing to comply with Obamacare, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released Tuesday. That penalty money, of course, will come from county taxpayers. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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Obituaries

Obituaries

Sandra Lee Mattick Sandra Lee Mattick, 76, of Whitleyville passed away on March 20, at her residence. Memorial services were held March 25 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Dunavant and Rev. Kathie Bowles officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born Jan. 16, 1943 in Louisville, Ky. She worked as an…

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Obituaries 3/19/19

Charles Edward Reeves Mr. Charles Reeves, age 88, of Murfreesboro died Friday evening March 8, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. at N. H. C. in Murfreesboro following a period of declining health. Funeral services from the Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro were conducted Tuesday morning March 12th at 11 a.m. with Bro. Ron Harper and Bro.…

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Obituaries 3/12/19

Jerry Junior Hall Jerry Junior Hall, 64, of Eastpointe, Mich., passed away Feb. 26 at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Mich. Graveside services and interment were held on March 7 at the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown Community. He was born Nov. 20, 1954 in Gainesboro. He was an automotive mechanic by trade .He was…

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Board Approves Fundraising Event

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on February 28, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. Michelle Hix was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Mark Allen,…

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IRS Penalizes Jackson County,TN Over Obamacare

The Internal Revenue Service fined Jackson County officials a sum of $86,147 for failing to comply with Obamacare, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released Tuesday. That penalty money, of course, will come from county taxpayers. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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Accident On Gainesboro Grade

Wednesday morning around 10 a.m., March 27, was not a good morning for Tiffany Breedlove, 25 of Sparta and her juvenile passenger. She was traveling East on S.R. 290/Gainesboro Grade when Richard Perrin, 56 of Cookeville, driving a pickup, also traveling East struck Breedlove’s vehicle in the rear. For more on this story, pick up…

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D.B.S Is Nationally Recognized

Jackson County’s Dodson Branch School was nationally recognized for the third consecutive year at the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) Conference. Under the leadership of Principal Tammy Woolbright, the school was a national finalist for the Lowell Milken Founder’s Award and received $10,000 for excellence in teacher effectiveness and student learning. Pictured in…

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J.C. Chamber Attends Grand Opening

Officers attended the grand opening of the new home of STONECOM Communications located in Cookeville. Many business owners, Chamber of Commerce members, and others were on hand to witness the official turning on of the ON AIR sign. Owner Larry Stone welcomed everyone followed by additional keynote speakers. Pictured above from left to right are…

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UCEMC Cares Makes Donation To JCHS

In February UCEMCCares Inc. awarded $1,319.53 to the JC Players JCHS Drama Club; $1,500 to the Jackson Co High School Choir Parent Booster Club. L to R: Terri Montgomery, President, UCEMCCares; Ann Wylie, Treasurer, Jackson Co High School Choir Parent Booster Club; Roger Scantland, Theater Director, Jackson Co High School Drama Club; and Gretchen Collins,…

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