Sheriff Uncovers Narcotics Trafficking

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted a search warrant in the Dodson Branch Community. Detective Eddie Mott began an investigation into narcotics trafficking in the Sunnyview area of Dodson Branch in response to concerned citizens. On Feb. 23, this investigation culminated with a search warrant being conducted at 180 O’Reilly Lane in Dodson Branch.…

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J.C.H.S. Receives Visit From The Tech Is Tenn. Tour

Tennessee Tech University President Phil Oldham made stops in the 14 Upper Cumberland counties as he kicked off the Tech is Tennessee tour that will ultimately take him to all across the state. “This has been an opportunity to meet so many hardworking, dedicated people in our region,” Oldham said. “I am enjoying the opportunity…

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Man Arrested For Narcotic Possession

On March 21, Deputy Cummings was on patrol when he noticed a vehicle with traffic violations in the area of McCoinsville Road in Jackson County. Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified as Todd Mathis. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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From The Other Side Of The Lens

As I sat in my truck waiting for the softball game to begin against Monterey, (I am an hour early, because I think four is the same thing as five), I am watching the wind blowing and wondering how we are going to play in these 500 mph gales.  Our Lady Blue Devils arrive and…

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Obituaries

Sentinel Obituaries 1-24-17

Thelma Aline Collier Factory Worker Thelma Aline Collier, 90, passed away Jan. 13 at her residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Granville Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born May 4,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel Obituaries 1-17-17

Linda Faye Hix Homemaker Linda Faye Hix, 72, passed away Jan. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born March 18, 1944 in…

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Jackson County Sentinel Obituaries 1-10-17

Mary Sue Hunter Homemaker Mary Sue Hunter, 62, passed away Jan. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Owens officiating. Interment followed at Burris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 12, 1954 in Jackson…

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Recent News

Work Study For Water Flooding Issue To Be Done

The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Aldermen present: Jacob Stafford and Roger Calvert. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of Aug. 3, 2017, Jacob Stafford made a motion to accept the minutes, with Roger Calvert as…

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Historical Ghosts Come To Life For Ghost Walk

History is something that one person cannot learn enough about and, of course, the best way to learn is from the people that were there. The problem is, however, how do you learn from someone who has already passed on? Easy, you talk to their ghost, and this is exactly what happened at Jackson County’s…

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Lady Blue Devils Host The District Tournament

On Oct. 10 and 12, the Lady Blue Devils hosted the District Tournament at JCHS for the first time. The Lady Blue Devils played York Institute on Tuesday night and defeated the Lady Dragons 3-1 moving them into the finals on Thursday night against the Lady Owls of Smith County. Scoring for the Lady Blue…

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Woman Caught For Drugs In Celina

A Bloomington Springs woman was allegedly caught with drugs and needles after initially being pulled over for a broken taillight. Ashley Hammock, 30 of Bloomington Springs, was arrested on Oct. 4 for possession of Schedule III and possession of paraphernalia by Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy James Owens. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Celebrate Custodian Appreciation Day

This year’s appreciation days will be centered around the idea of taking a trip around the world. Jackson County Schools will pretend to “travel” to 8 different cities to celebrate and honor school staff members. Each city will be the theme for the appreciation days. The second stop is in Amsterdam. The school will using…

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Training Resources Available Through Drug Court Program

The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program announced a referral relationship with the Nashville Building and Construction Trades Council and representatives of the AFL-CIO and specifically the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The Drug Court Program, which provides community based treatment and supervision of non-violent offenders with a drug or alcohol addiction, now has…

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