JCHS Celebrates Homecoming

October 13, 2020

Check out this week’s edition of the Sentinel for more photos from the JCHS Homecoming Parade.

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Early Voting To Start Oct. 14

October 13, 2020

Early voting in the Nov. 3 election starts tomorrow. Jackson County Administrator of Elections Clay Thaxton says early voting is open to all voters beginning tomorrow and will run through Oct. 29. Thaxton is expecting the election cycle to be busier than usual. He expressed that there has been an increase of registered voters in…

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J.C. Schools Partner With Tech

October 13, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Education announced seven Educator Preparation Programs will be awarded Grow Your Own Competitive Grants to form or expand state-recognized Grow Your Own Partnerships to increase access and remove barriers to the teaching profession. The Grow Your Own Competitive Grant funds partnerships between Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)…

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Hilham Woman Caught

October 13, 2020

A Hilham woman was captured in California on Friday night in relation to a double homicide that took place in Tompkinsville, Ky. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, had an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. For more on this story,…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/13/20

October 13, 2020

Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr. Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr., 71, of Buffalo Valley, passed away Oct. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. Interment followed in the Flatt and Woolbright Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was the owner of E…

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Obituaries 10/6/20

October 6, 2020

Joann Garrison Joann Garrison, 63, of Jackson County, passed away Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 29 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Crossman, Bro. Ted Gaw and Bro. John Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. She was born Dec.…

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Obituaries 9/29/20

September 29, 2020

Joe Marvin Chapman Joe Marvin Chapman, age 91, passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee on September 24, 2020. He was born August 31, 1929 in Gainesboro, Tenn. to Henry Clay and Ela Graham Chapman. He was educated in the Jackson County Schools. He graduated from Tennessee Tech in 1954. He served as First…

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JCHS Celebrates Homecoming

October 13, 2020

Check out this week’s edition of the Sentinel for more photos from the JCHS Homecoming Parade.

Read More

Early Voting To Start Oct. 14

October 13, 2020

Early voting in the Nov. 3 election starts tomorrow. Jackson County Administrator of Elections Clay Thaxton says early voting is open to all voters beginning tomorrow and will run through Oct. 29. Thaxton is expecting the election cycle to be busier than usual. He expressed that there has been an increase of registered voters in…

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J.C. Schools Partner With Tech

October 13, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Education announced seven Educator Preparation Programs will be awarded Grow Your Own Competitive Grants to form or expand state-recognized Grow Your Own Partnerships to increase access and remove barriers to the teaching profession. The Grow Your Own Competitive Grant funds partnerships between Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)…

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Hilham Woman Caught

October 13, 2020

A Hilham woman was captured in California on Friday night in relation to a double homicide that took place in Tompkinsville, Ky. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, had an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. For more on this story,…

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I Walk The Line 50th Anniversary

October 6, 2020

It is hard to believe it has been half a century since Hollywood sent some of its best actors and actresses to our town to make a movie. That’s what happened in 1969. The Town of Gainesboro became the setting for the story about a sheriff going through a mid-life crisis, played by one of…

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Unemployment Down In Jackson County

October 6, 2020

Newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development highlighted an improving economy with lower unemployment in nearly every county across the state in August. Unemployment rates decreased in 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties during the month. Benton was the only county with a slight increase of 0.1 of a percentage point…

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