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

Jackson Co. Sentinel Obituaries 1-17-17

Linda Faye Hix Homemaker Linda Faye Hix, 72, passed away Jan. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born March 18, 1944 in…

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Jackson County Sentinel Obituaries 1-10-17

Mary Sue Hunter Homemaker Mary Sue Hunter, 62, passed away Jan. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Owens officiating. Interment followed at Burris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 12, 1954 in Jackson…

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Enterprise 1-3-17

Jackie Maxwell Stearsman Jackie Maxwell Stearsman, age 78, died in Livingston, Tennessee from acute myeloid leukemia on Dec. 24, 2016.  He was a beloved father, grandfather, preacher and teacher.  He was born April 4, 1938 in Mortons Gap, Ky. to Wallace Earl and Mary Wessie Maxwell Stearsman.  He is survived by his wife, Joyce H.…

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Recent News

Alice Barlow Retires From UCHRA

July 7th marked a day in our agency’s history.  A one of a kind lady who has devoted 27 years to this agency and the people she served has retired. Ms. Alice Barlow started work here as a case manager in what used to be called JTPA and now is WIOA, before becoming the County…

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Treatment Drug Courts In TN Awarded Money

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces funding of up to $1.9 million over several years for treatment drug court programs for people who are involve in the criminal justice system with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in Tennessee. Treatment…

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Jackson County Awarded Food And Shelter Funds

Jackson County has been selected to receive $5,667.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of…

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Male Run Club Winners

Eight and under one-mile male division winners are Noah Daugherty, Harrison Bay’s Samuel Pyles, Gabriel Daugherty, AJ Woods and Cedars of Lebanon’s Jaden Hubbell pictured with Ramble. 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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Happy Retirement

Melba Gore, who retired from the Jackson County Trustee’s office on July 15, had been working there as a secretary for 29 years. Melba began working in the Trustee’s office in 1988 under Vernon Ragland and then continued there when Anthony Flatt took office. She will be greatly missed in the courthouse and everyone wishes…

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Building A Better Body At The Library

On Thursday, June 22, the Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library hosted its weekly summer reading program that included local presenters from the Jackson County Health Department as well as Gainesboro’s Family Dentistry. The nurse practitioner, Margie Stafford, and Lisa Boles, public health office assistant, talked to the children about what it means to be healthy…

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