Library Receives Technology Grant

Tennessee Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, visited the Library last week to present a technology grant to the Library in the amount $550. Senator Paul Bailey and Representative John Mark Windle, who have been very supportive of the library, attended for the presentation of the grant. The technology grants are provided to Tennessee public libraries…

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Governor Lee Visits Jackson County

Governor Bill Lee was in Gainesboro last Wednesday, to meet with local leaders. The Governor requested the attendees to give a presentation on their vision and efforts going on in Gainesboro and Jackson County. Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli shared with Governor Lee why they were reopening their restaurant, The Bull & Thistle, in late…

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Fun Had At Jeep Or Treat

It wouldn’t be Halloween without Jack and Sally on hand to help hand out candy. See Inside for more pictures on page 5. 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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Facade Improvement Grants Announced

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved $500,000 in Commercial Facade Improvement Grants to assist Tennessee communities with downtown improvements. Commercial Facade Improvement Grants are used to improve commercial buildings in downtown districts that have active revitalization programs in place through the Tennessee Main Street and…

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Obituaries

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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Obituaries 10/8/19

Naomi Meadows Reece Naomi Meadows Reece, 81, of Cookeville passed away Sept. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Shannon Brinkley and Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens in Smith County. She was born July 4, 1938 in…

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Obituaries 10/1/19

Pauline Holland Mrs. Pauline Holland of the Bagdad Community died at the age of 77 at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning September 22, 2019 at her Salt Lick Creek Road home surrounded by her loving family. She was pronounced deceased at 9:02 a.m. by Caris Hospice of Cookeville. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. from…

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Fun Had At Jeep Or Treat

It wouldn’t be Halloween without Jack and Sally on hand to help hand out candy. See Inside for more pictures on page 5. 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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Facade Improvement Grants Announced

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved $500,000 in Commercial Facade Improvement Grants to assist Tennessee communities with downtown improvements. Commercial Facade Improvement Grants are used to improve commercial buildings in downtown districts that have active revitalization programs in place through the Tennessee Main Street and…

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Crews Battle Structure Fire

Crews from Southside and Central stations along with Dodson Branch FD, JCEMS and JC Sheriff’s Dept. responded to a single wide structure fire on Bethel Palk Rd. in the early morning hours on Oct. 19. Upon arrival crews found the structure fully involved. Crews were able to quickly and safely extinguish the fire. No one…

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Three Star Grant Given

In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities through this round of the ThreeStar grant program. The grants will be used for a variety of local community development initiatives, including education, workforce development, health, entrepreneurship and economic development programs, among others that are prioritized by the communities. For more on this…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Beatdown By Watertown

Watertown, the game that almost was.  This was one of the most lopsided games we have played, of course, Watertown is the #1 team the District and just about the State.  It just took 15 seconds for Watertown to show their dominance, the Devils were just outplayed, outmaneuvered and outgunned at almost every turn. For…

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Continue To Fall Back

Earlier this year, the Tennessee House advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round. “This act shall take effect on the first Sunday of November following the date on which the United States Congress amends or repeals…to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round, the public welfare requiring it,”…

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