Homecoming Queen

Jackson County Middle School held their football homecoming event on Sept. 14 during a game against Cannon County. The 2017 Homecoming Queen is Kaylyn Bull, daughter of Carolyn Russell. She was escorted by Alex Johnson, son of Jeff and Shannon Johnson. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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Vandals Strike At Boils

TWRA has responded to vandalism on the Boils Wildlife Management Area (WMA) over three consecutive summers. The Boils WMA is located in Jackson County along the Roaring River; which is a state designated scenic river. Signs, parking lot damage, littering, theft and destruction of habitat have occurred on the WMA. Illegal activity stealing from not…

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Ramsey Receives Recognition Award

Cherry Ramsey, R.N., CVICU clinical coordinator and charge nurse at Cookeville Regional, was awarded the Sydney and Helen Shuman Nurse Recognition Award this past July by Mended Hearts.  The Mended Hearts organization recognizes the dedication and heartfelt support that nurses offer to heart patients during treatment and the recovery process.  This award is given to…

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Becoming A Healthier Community

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness today announced Jackson County has been named a candidate for official designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community. Healthier Tennessee Communities are those that encourage and enable more physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence at the local level. The program takes a community-wide approach to improving Tennesseans’ health…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 12-13-16

Wanda Carol Polson Homemaker Wanda Carol Polson, 67, of McMinnville and formerly of Overton County, passed away Dec. 4 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment followed in the Carter Bilbrey Cemetery. She was born March 11, 1949 in Arkansas.…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16
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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16

Ben Taylor Harris Ben Taylor Harris, 73, of Dunmor, Ky., died on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at his residence. Ben was a loving husband, father, Papa, businessman, philanthropist and avid fisherman. He was born Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1943 in Logan County, Ky., the son of the late Cliva Harris and the late Viola Coursey Harris.…

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Recent News

Seniors Honored At Jackson County High School

Jeremy Walker, son of Lynn Walker, was honored at Jackson County High School’s Senior Night for their baseball players. For more pictures like this, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Drugs Seized During Home Search

On April 20, the TN Drug Task Force, Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the US Marshal Service executed a search warrant at the home of Jason King, using information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, and a sealed indictment obtained by Detective Mott through the Jackson County Grand Jury. Detective Mott was at the scene…

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Baseball Association Honors Morgan

Lester Grey Morgan was honored during the Alex Cassetty Classic in April by the Jackson County High School Baseball team and the Jackson County Baseball Association. In Grey’s honor, the hitting facility, team room, and the storage buildings were named for him with a sign hanging from the front on the building permanently. The facilities…

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JCHS And JCMS TSA Attends State Annual Conference

On Wed., April 5, the JCHS and JCMS TSA attended the Annual State Conference in Chattanooga Tennessee. JCHS had eight students to attend and compete this year. Wesley Punzalon and Tyler Boling competed in Technological Problem Solving. Grace Clinard competed in Photographic Technology. Carlie Dodson competed in CO2 Dragster. Colin Keyton, Blaine Keyton and Gabe…

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EMS Responds To Single Vehicle Accident

A single vehicle accident occurred on April 22 around 12 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 85 and Hwy. 53. Involved in the accident was T.G. Marinucci, driving a white GMC van, who had difficulty negotiating the curve at the intersection causing the vehicle to become unstable. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Stafford Overcomes His Retinal Disability

Larry Stafford suffers from a rare retinal disease that has made life challenging. Being diagnosed as legally blind and losing his full independence was a tremendous shock to overcome but Larry has not allowed this disability to dampen his creative spirit. After leaving his position as an employee with Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative due to…

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