Jackson Co. Awarded Funds

Jackson County has been chosen to receive $6,136 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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Jackson County Seniors Celebrate Graduation

For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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TBI Investigating The Death Of Local Man

TBI Agents are involved in the investigation of the death of Solomon Stanley Minder, 71 of Jackson County. Officials responding to a fire at 2816 McCoinsville Road in Jackson County last Friday found a deceased individual inside the residence. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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G.E.S. Soars To New Heights This Year

The third grade Science class at G.E.S. released a high-altitude weather balloon on May, 1. With the help of the Tennessee Tech STEM Center and the Tech SEDS Club (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), Science teacher Mr. Mike lead his students in the design and building of a package that was attached…

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Obituaries

Obits 5/1/18

Martha Ann Brown Loftis Homemaker Martha Ann Brown Loftis, 67, passed away April 20, at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born May 30, 1950 in Jackson County. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of…

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Obits 4/24/18

Linda Nell Morse Waitress Linda Nell Morse, of Gainesboro, passed away on April 14 at her residence. Funeral services were held at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home in Hot Springs, Ark. Interment followed in the Scott Cemetery in Mountain Pine, Ark. She was a homemaker, waitress, loving mother and grandmother to all. She was preceded in death…

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Obits 4/17/18

Rebecca Sue Ayers Certified Nursing Assistant Rebecca Sue Ayers, 48 of Gainesboro passed away April 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on April 13 in the chapel of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born April 5, 1970 in Gainesboro. She…

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Recent News

Fun, Sun And Poke Sallet

The 2018 Poke Sallet Festival took place over the weekend. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Presenting Your 2018 J.C.H.S. Prom Royalty

Jesse Shoemake and Kyleigh Hardy were selected to be Jackson County High School’s prom king and queen. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Counterfeit Money Arrest Made

Capt. Dennis Thrasher began an investigation into local counterfeit money after receiving complaints from area merchants. During the course of his investigation a suspect was identified and arrested. Christopher Scott was arrested on April 29. There was enough evidence obtained to charge Scott with criminal simulation, which is a Class E felony. For more on…

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Sheriff’s Dept. Has Two New Deputies

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to congratulate Deputy Cody Buck and Deputy Ryan Bean upon completing Walter’s State Police Academy. Both deputies graduated from Jackson County High School and started their career at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as Corrections Officers. Both officers are looking forward to serving their community. For more on…

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New Director Of Schools Hired

During the School Board Meeting on Tue., April 24, the Board members voted to hire Kristy Brown, principal of Jackson County High School as the new Director of Schools. “I know that the prosperity of a community depends greatly on the level of education of its citizens,” Brown said, “I want to work relentlessly until…

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Arrest Made For Meth Manufacturing

A traffic stop on April 21, by Sgt. Wade Draper and Deputy Daniel Cummings led to the arrest of Amy Newberry and Edward Rollins. During the traffic stop the deputies found items used in a clandestine Meth lab, Methamphetamine, which was completed, and paraphernalia used in the making of meth, sale and use. Newberry and…

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