1977 Sub State Championship Plaque Returns To J.C.H.S.

In 1977, hometown boy Ray Dennis returned to Jackson County High School as the boys’ basketball coach. That year he took his team to the sub state and won. Tim Bowman made the winning shot and got to cut down the net. His parents Jimmy and Tommie Joy Bowman mounted it with all the team…

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The Lady Blue Devils Win Against Clay County

Keep battling and stay in the game is what Coach Chris Cassetty told his young softball team about playing rival Clay County. The Lady Devils did just that, picking up a 6-5 win. Clay County got off to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. The Blue Devils third baseman assisted…

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Rescue Personnel Receive Critical Response Training

When it comes to rescue scenarios, an angle creates a more challenging and technical aspect to rescue. Low angle is defined as any angle that is less than vertical, or an angle or incline in which a rope or system failure would not result in the rescuer falling to his/her death or sustaining serious injury.…

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J.C.H.S. Choir Performs At Disney World

The Jackson County High School Advanced Choir had a great opportunity to perform at Walt Disney World in Kissimmee, Florida on, March 16. The choir performed a 20-minute concert for tourists and guests visiting that day. The choir was presented a nice trophy with a gold outline of Mickey Mouse on top of the base…

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Obituaries

Obits 5/9/17

Ellen Jodi Flatt Scarlett Ellen Jodi Flatt Scarlett passed away on April 28, 2017 at her home in Hendersonville, TN.  She was 64 years old. Funeral services will be held at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 11 A.M. The family will receive friends on Monday…

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Obits 5/2/17

Earnest “Ernie” Moore Quality Control Earnest “Ernie” Moore, 64, passed away April 21 at his residence. Memorial services to be held at a later date. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Aug. 2, 1952 in Printer, Ky. He worked in quality control at Nielsen…

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Obits 4/25/17

Jo Ann Dennis Homemaker Jo Ann Dennis, 75, passed away April 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kerry Duke officiating. Interment followed at Welch Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born April 18, 1941 in Soddy-Daisy,…

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Recent News

City Hall Meeting Held To Increase Economic Growth For Jackson Co.

A meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the conference room at City Hall. This meeting was sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TN ECD) as part of the Asset Based Planning Initiative. The forum for this meeting was designed to identify how assets to grow jobs and invest in our…

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Big Help Originates From A Little Person

Aiden Reece of the Gladdice Community has decided that he wants to help some people in need. He has chosen to raise money for the children of India to have clean drinking water. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

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Gainesboro Antioch Community Has A Fatal Accident On Nov. 27

A fatal accident occurred on Mon., Nov. 27 around 8 p.m. on Stacy Cemetery Road in the Antioch community. William Tucker, 20, of Gainesboro, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Stacy Cemetery Road when he attempted to negotiate a right curve. He traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a…

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Gainesboro Man Arrested In Shooting

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend on Wednesday, Nov. 29. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in Jackson…

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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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