Superintendent Appreciation Day To Be Hosted At Jackson Co. Schools

Bonjour! Bonjour! The Jackson County School Board passed a resolution this week declaring Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017 as Superintendent Appreciation Day. Therefore, students across the system will be using the “Paris, City of Love” theme to show appreciation to Superintendent Joe D. Barlow. School Board Chairman, Mark Brown, said, “We are so grateful for Superintendent…

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Kindergartners Scare Up Some Businesses Halloween Morning

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Sheriff’s Department Makes Arrests In Local Theft

The Jackson County Sheriff’s office recovered stolen property from three separate incidents over the weekend. On Oct. 24, Deputy Roy Shepherd took a report of a burglary in the Bloomington Springs area of the county. During the course of the investigation, Captain Dennis Thrasher located some of the property at a pawn shop in Cookeville.…

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Officers Complete Drug Overdose Training

Opioids are highly addictive drugs used to reduce pain. Common types subscribed by doctors include oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodine), Fentanyl and Morphine. These medications should always be kept in a secure locked location and unused pills be disposed of properly. Heroin is an illegal opioid. From 2014-2015, heroin overdose death rates increased by 20.6 percent…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16
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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-6-16

Ben Taylor Harris Ben Taylor Harris, 73, of Dunmor, Ky., died on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at his residence. Ben was a loving husband, father, Papa, businessman, philanthropist and avid fisherman. He was born Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1943 in Logan County, Ky., the son of the late Cliva Harris and the late Viola Coursey Harris.…

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Citizen Statesman 12-6-16

Forest Vernon Britt Forrest Vernon Britt, 71 of Celina, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 27 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass officiating. Billy Britt, Chris Britt, Randall Rhoton, Johnny Dulworth, Terry Jenkins, Bob Irvin, Donnie Brown and Ray…

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Recent News

Former J.C. Sheriff’s Deputy Honored

By a joint resolution on October 1, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 that declared May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week, the annual tribute to law enforcement service and sacrifice. In January 2015, Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy…

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Three Arrests Made

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office made three arrests for auto theft, burglary and narcotics possession. On April 12, Deputy Ridge Long spotted a vehicle at Sta Lo Market that had been reported stolen earlier in the week. Deputy Long called for assistance and Sergeant Chris Carter, Chief Nick Carter and Deputy Jimmy Sizemore responded. Deputy…

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Jackson County Seniors Honored At Graduation

Elizabeth Sherrill received the Barbara Lucas Memorial award; Kylie Porter received the Garrett Craighead award; Eve Allen received the Friendliest Student award; Lilly Chaffin received the Student Council award; Kierra Hunter received the JCMS Meritorious award; Damien Gentry received the highest average in Science; Justin King received the highest average in History; Mason Wade received…

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Tip Leads To Drugs; One Arrest

On May 10, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office followed up on a tip, which lead to the recovery of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Detective Eddie Mott received information of possible narcotics activity at a Whitleyville address. Detective Mott relayed this information to K-9 Deputy Ridge Long (K-9 Ziva) and Deputy Jimmy Sizemore. The deputies responded…

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Several Narcotics Arrests Being Made

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has made several narcotics arrest over the last month. Deputies Ridge Long and Jimmy Sizemore recovered this evidence over the past month while focusing on areas reported to have possible narcotics activity. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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Transportation Coalition Launches Statewide Media Tour

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee held a series of news conferences to discuss the impact of the IMPROVE Act’s projects on different areas of the state. As part of the series, a press conference was held to detail how specific projects will affect Jackson County residents. The total impact for Jackson County is $7,880,631 for…

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