J.C.H.S. Celebrates Senior Night

To see more photos of the event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Flooding Problems Throughout The County

With so much rain last week, Roaring River went over the banks and flooded Roaring River Road at Aaron Branch Road causing TDOT to close the road. For more on this story pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Lady Devils Beat Down Lady Wildcats

When it comes to basketball, I have always been more of a fan of the girls’ games. Maybe it stems from my time shooting and tutoring the Golden Eagles at Tennessee Tech, or maybe I see more teamwork in the girls’ games. Whatever the reason, I have followed our Lady Devils with more interest, and…

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Twin Lakes Donates Money

Twin Lakes presented the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce with $1,000 recently.

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/28/20

Robert D. Dudney Robert D. Dudney, 74, of Cookeville, passed away Jan. 23 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services were held Jan. 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Brown and Bro. Jeremiah Tatum officiating. Interment followed in the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free State community. Pallbearers were George Dudney, Brian…

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Obituaries 1/21/20

Ernest Gene Elkins Ernest Gene Elkins, 93, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 10 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Edward Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community. He was born June 20, 1926 in…

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Obituaries 1/14/20

Larry R. Hix Larry R. Hix, 65, of Whitleyville, passed away Jan. 3 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Duane Gossett and Bro. Shan Dozier officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born May…

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Lady Devils Beat Down Lady Wildcats

When it comes to basketball, I have always been more of a fan of the girls’ games. Maybe it stems from my time shooting and tutoring the Golden Eagles at Tennessee Tech, or maybe I see more teamwork in the girls’ games. Whatever the reason, I have followed our Lady Devils with more interest, and…

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Twin Lakes Donates Money

Twin Lakes presented the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce with $1,000 recently.

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Crews Battle Fully Involved Barn Fire

Crews responded to assist with a fully involved barn fire on the morning of Jan. 29, in the area of Shepardsville Hwy. Fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported. For more on this story, 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 County Sees Increase In Unemployment

New data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed the vast majority of counties in the state had unemployment rates below 5% during December 2019. In December 2019, unemployment rates compared with the previous month decreased in 12 counties, increased in 55 counties, and remained unchanged in 28 counties. For more…

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Local Hero Receives Medal

On Jan. 24, Kevin Jones, a partner at Wildwood Resort & Marina was awarded the Public Service Commendation Medal for his selfless actions which lead to the water rescue of a marina patron at the Cordell Hull Lake, Nashville District. On Aug. 5, 2019, a patron of Wildwood Resort & Marina entered the lake when…

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Department To Sell Equipment

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Regular Session on Monday, the 13th day of January 2020 at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff opened court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Tim Agee, offered the invocation. All in attendance led…

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