The Other Side Of The Lenz: Another Hard Loss

Cascade, before coming to face the Blue Devils Cascade had yet to win a game.  We were going to change that for them.  Most of you that take the time to read these articles now that I try to put as much positive spin on our teams as I can, last night’s game makes it…

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School Fund Raisers Approved

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, James Robert Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Michelle Hix and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Amanda Taylor,…

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First Annual Rural Leaders of America Conference

The Town of Gainesboro is excited to announce the first annual Rural Leaders of America Conference in Gainesboro, Tennessee hosted by Gainesboro native and Grand Ole Opry Star Jamie Dailey along with Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli at Gainesboro, Tennessee’s premier dinning establishment The Bull and Thistle Pub and Restaurant. The Rural Leaders of America…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: A Hard Fought Loss

Monterey, I said it last year, I thought I would not have to say it this year for a little while, but it was not to be.  Monterey, the Devils just have not found an answer for the Wildcats. The score in this game does not reflect the fight of this game, the Devils wanted…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 9/17/19

Velcie Ramsey Johnson Velcie Ramsey Johnson, 96, of Gainesboro passed Sept. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Jackson…

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Obituaries 9-10-19

Virginia “Joy” Atchley Virginia “Joy” Atchley, 87, of Celina passed away Aug. 30 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass and Rick Denton officiating. Interment followed in the Hamilton Addition of the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Rick Denton, Mark Ashlock,…

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Obituaries 9-3-19

James Edward Brown James Edward Brown, 70, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. He was born Oct. 29, 1948 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker…

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First Annual Rural Leaders of America Conference

The Town of Gainesboro is excited to announce the first annual Rural Leaders of America Conference in Gainesboro, Tennessee hosted by Gainesboro native and Grand Ole Opry Star Jamie Dailey along with Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli at Gainesboro, Tennessee’s premier dinning establishment The Bull and Thistle Pub and Restaurant. The Rural Leaders of America…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: A Hard Fought Loss

Monterey, I said it last year, I thought I would not have to say it this year for a little while, but it was not to be.  Monterey, the Devils just have not found an answer for the Wildcats. The score in this game does not reflect the fight of this game, the Devils wanted…

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Granville Holds Scarecrow Festival

Historic Granville has been called Mayberry for many years and during October; the 2019 Scarecrow Festival will bring Granville to life as “ A Mayberry Town”. As you turn on Clover Street you will see Mayer Lake which is the Cordell Hull Lake. As you go down memory lane you will see all the Granville…

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Youth Recognized At Health Council

Jackson County youth joined approximately 300 youth across the state at the three-day TNSTRONG or Tennessee Stop Tobacco and Revolutionize Our New Generation Youth Summit held in Murfreesboro. Attendees heard from leading tobacco prevention experts in addition to networking with peers. The purpose of the conference was to equip youth with leadership skills to reach…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: JCHS Vs. East Roberston

This week we squared off against the Indians of East Robertson and what transpired was four very strange quarters.  I can not remember a time when I have seen our boys play with such heart and determination, I also remember the last time we had refs that helped give a game away. The Indians were…

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Team Jackson County Attends Summit

On Aug. 13 and 14, Jackson County participated in Governor Bill Lee’s Rural Opportunity Summit held in Linden, Tennessee. The Summit gave 15 distressed TN counties an opportunity to express their needs individually to Governor Lee and his staff. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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