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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Obituaries

Obits 4/18/17

Michael Edwin Harrison Painter Michael Edwin Harrison, 54, passed away April 1 at his residence. Graveside services will be held April 22 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born May 24, 1962 in Davidson County. He was a…

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Obits 4/11/17

Alphonse Paciunas Machinist Alphonse Paciunas, 97, passed away March 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. 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 July 24, 1919 in Elizabeth, NJ. He was a machinist in the tool and…

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Obits 4/4/17

      Carl Gilley Retired Louie Carl Gilley, 102, passed away March 24 at the Waters of Smyrna Healthcare. Graveside services were held March 26 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville with military honors. Sanderson of Carthage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Jan. 4, 1915 in Rutherford County. He retired from…

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Recent News

Clerk Hardy Serves As President

Jackson County Circuit Court Clerk Jeff Hardy served as this year’s Middle Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association President. The Middle Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association is a division of the Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association, which is made up of all the Court Clerks in the ninety-five counties across the State. For more on this…

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Dodson Branch And Granville Hold Their Christmas Parades

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

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Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Students Give To Those In Need

On Nov. 22, members of the Gainesboro chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) continued an eight-holiday tradition of providing gifts to children in need at the Kids Putnam program. Kids Putnam is a program providing services to children with developmental delays and medical conditions from multiple area counties including Jackson County. The recipients…

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School District Attains Level 5 In Academic Growth

Jackson County Schools have been designated as a LEVEL 5 school district by the Tennessee Department of Education. This is the highest level of academic growth recognized in Tennessee. Student growth is measured using the value-added method on the TNReady Assessment that is administered in the spring of each year in the areas of reading,…

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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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