Over 200 Books Donated To Help Child Health Book Drive

The Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library recently partnered with TennCare Kids Community Outreach to bring awareness to child health. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Grand Marshal Named For Annual Christmas Parade

Dr. Doug Dycus will serve as the 2017 Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade grand marshal on Sat., Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Dr. Dycus graduated from Jackson County High School in 1980. He attended and graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 1984 with a B.S. degree in biology. Next in his education pursuits…

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Annual Granville Christmas Celebration To Be Held

The 19th Granville Country Christmas on Dec. 9 entitled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will be a grand Christmas Celebration of yesteryear.  The annual festival will feature something for all ages beginning at 10 a.m.  It will be a great day for children as the town features children’s inflatable rides and Christmas Train, Santa’s Loft,…

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New Alderman Appointed By City

City Minutes October 5, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was absent. A quorum was not established. Meeting adjourned at 7:10.   City Minutes Rescheduled October 12, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 6:24 p.m.…

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Obituaries

Sentinel Obituaries 2-21-17

Barbara (Cooper) Hammons Means Homemaker Barbara (Cooper) Hammons Means, 79, passed away Feb. 11 at her home. Funeral services were held Feb. 13 at the Chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Pall bearers were James David Hammons, Josh Anderson, Johnny Adams, Chuck Adams, Kenneth Bean, and Keith Bean.…

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Jackson County Sentinel Obituaries 2-14-17

Thelma C. Fox Retired Thelma C. Fox, 87, passed away Feb. 9 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Sycamore Church of Christ with Bro. Johnny Fox officiating. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Oct. 23, 1929 in Detroit,…

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Sentinel Obits 2-7-17

Hugh Gene Greenwood Custom Auto Work Hugh Gene Greenwood, 76, passed away Jan. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Aug. 5, 1940…

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Recent News

Order Of Confederate Rose Meets

Held in conjunction with the Sons of Confederate Veterans during their national reunion, 85 women from 10 states gathered in Memphis to represent their states in the annual meeting of the Order of Confederate Rose.  The reunion this year being hosted by our state, was presided over by Tennessee state president Vonda Dixon, of the…

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Youth Leaders From Jackson County Attend Teen Institute

Students from Jackson County, Tennessee joined 440 youth leaders from across the state at the Tennessee Teen Institute. The Tennessee Teen Institute is a five-day youth leadership and prevention camp sponsored by the Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA). This year marked the 30th Anniversary of the Teen Institute Program in Tennessee.…

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Old Dam Removed..

The removal of the Roaring River Dam began on Mon., July 31 with several heavy machines breaking the dam apart. This dam was built on Roaring River in 1976 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It was determined that removal would be better than to repair it. For more on this story, pick up…

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School Zone Suggestions For Parents

In an effort to streamline the congestion in the school zones during periods of peak traffic, please follow these suggestions to make the dropping off or picking up of your child more efficient. Use your turn signals. Without them, the officers who direct traffic at the intersections cannot tell in which direction you wish to…

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Breakfast And Lunch Continues To Be Provided To Students

Director of Schools Joe D. Barlow has announced that for the upcoming school year, all Jackson County students will continue to receive their breakfast and lunch meal at no charge. This is possible through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010. CEP is a universal meal plan within…

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Roaring River Dam Set To Be Removed

An aging dam on the Roaring River will be removed in a multi-organizational effort in late July. The exact date will depend on river conditions and visitors should expect limited access in this area. This will be the largest Tennessee dam ever removed for river and stream restoration purposes. The dam is roughly 220 feet…

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