The Other Side Of The Lens

One step forward, two steps back, as the saying goes. Last week at East Robertson our Blue Devils played tough and together but at a price. We lost Cole Parkerson (5) who shares quarterback duty with Wid Robbins (7) to a knee injury. Eli Biggs (88) on special teams had to have his appendix removed…

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Collision On Dodson Branch Totals Vehicles

Monday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. there was an accident on Dodson Branch Hwy. A woman driving the car was unable to make the curve in the road and hit the left side rear of the pickup truck. There may have been a small gas leak in the truck. Wet roads may have been a…

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JC Law Enforcement Thanked

On Sept. 11, Debra Ingram from Cash Express in Gainesboro presented Assistant Jail Administrator Mary Paoletti and Sheriff Marty Hinson a cake. This was in appreciation and gratitude of their service in emergency situations. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Jackson County To Deal With Airport Runway Problems

Jackson County Airport is operating on a conditional license because of trees at the ends of the runway that have grown and are obstructing the approach. Drones and GPS technology show that there are a lot of trees that will have to be removed. In order to do this, approval is needed, not only from…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/28/18

Lucille Goolsby Lucille Goolsby, 83, of Whitleyville, passed away on Aug. 18, at her residence. Funeral services were held on Aug. 22, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery, in the Stone Community. She was born on Nov. 23, 1934, in Jackson County.…

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Obits 8/21/18

Billy Clay Hall Funeral services for Mr. Billy Clay Hall, age 76, of Cookeville, were held on Wed., Aug. 15, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Bro. Paul Wilmoth and Bro. David Hill officiated. Entombment with military honors followed at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Hall passed away Sat. evening, Aug.…

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Obits 8/14/18

Harley Allen Harley Allen, 87, of Gainesboro, passed away on Aug. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Jones Huff Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Jackson…

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Recent News

Jackson County Chamber Of Commerce Relocates

The Chamber of Commerce consists of business people from all facets of the community, including retailers, manufacturers, service organizations and professionals. They are now located at 201 W. Hull Ave., in Gainesboro. Their phone number is 931-268-0971. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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Potential Home Of Gainesboro Amphitheater Cleaned

The clean up has started on the potential home of the Gainesboro amphitheater. 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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JCMS Homecoming Winners

Madison Stone is the 2018 JCMS Football Queen. She was escorted by Braylen Marcy. 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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The Other Side Of The Lens

Week three and our second home game in a row with the Blue Devils hosting Westmoreland. Before the game I had the chance to talk to coach Loftis and I asked him just one question. “With the last two defeats being so one sided how have you been preparing for this game, are you doing…

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Police Department Receives Grant

During the August city meeting, Mayor Lloyd Williams informed the aldermen and Chief Mike Head that the police department was awarded a $45,000 grant. This grant would go towards the police department purchasing vehicles. The vehicles did not necessarily have to be new. Used vehicles were acceptable as long as they were properly equipped and…

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Blue Devils Win Homecoming Game

Homecoming is a fun time for me to be behind the lens. It usually starts at Gainesboro Elementary with me herding my third graders for the parade that goes by the school every year. Our students love the band and all the decorated floats but it is the tons of candy flying through the air…

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