Gainesboro Veteran Helping Other Disabled Veterans

A local veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is raising money to start a farm for other disabled veterans with PTSD. Ray Russell, formerly of Mt. Juliet who now lives in Gainesboro, started farm work as a way to keep himself occupied. Little did he know how much relief the work would give him.…

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New Amphitheater Project Set To Ready To Proceed

The Gainesboro-Jackson County Chamber of Commerce monthly board meeting was held on Sept. 5, 2017 at the Chamber office. Members and guests were welcomed. Meeting was called to order by Vice President Debbie Kinnaird in the absence of the President. Due to no minutes of last meeting, they were not read and approved. For more…

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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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Obituaries

Enterprise 12-6-16

Ruth Copeland Garrett Ruth Copeland Garrett, 89, of Livingston, passed away Dec. 1 at her home. Funeral services were held Dec. 4 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. James Williams officiating. Interment followed in the Okolona Cemetery. She was born in Overton County April 7, 1927. She was Methodist in faith…

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Enterprise 11-29-16

Alice June Boyd Alice June Boyd, 82, formerly of Hilham and Anderson, Ind., passed away Nov. 21 in Johnson City, Tenn. Funeral services were held Nov. 26 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment followed in the Campground Cemetery. She was born April 5, 1934 in Overton County. She graduated from Anderson…

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Citizen Statesman 11-22-16

David B. Head David B. Head, 74 of Smithville, passed away peacefully on Nov. 9 at NHC Healthcare in Smithville. Graveside services were held Nov. 12 at the Pitcock Cemetery in Moss with his son David S. Head officiating. Family and friends served as pallbearers. He was born Mach 6, 1942 in Clay County. David…

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Recent News

Resolution In Senate Passed Honoring Bluegrass Band Dailey And Vincent

The bluegrass band Dailey and Vincent was honored on the floor of the Tennessee Senate on Thursday during the final day of the 2017 legislative session. Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) sponsored Senate Resolution 132, which honors the group for recently being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and congratulates them on the release of their…

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D.B.S. And J.C.M.S. Hand Out Top Honors

Jackson County Middle School held eighth grade graduation on the evening of May 18 in the gymnasium. The valedictorian of the eighth grade class is Justin King with an average of 98.55. Justin also presented the Crystal Apple award to teacher Debbie Bachour. The salutatorian of the eighth grade class is Elizabeth Sherrill with an…

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J.C.H.S Girls State Delegates Selected

Volunteer Girls State (VGS) is a leadership and citizenship-training program offered to young women in Tennessee by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Nationally recognized as one of the top Girls State programs in the nation, Volunteer Girls State provides young women the opportunity to form and run a mock government by meeting, living and working…

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Community Helpers On Hand

The Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair in conjunction with their “community helpers week.” For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Boys State Delegates Selected

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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Poke Sallet Is Once Again A Mouthful…

The 39th annual Poke Sallet Festival in Jackson County was held May 11-13. Visitors enjoyed food, games, contests, vendors, and other activities. There were also car and jeep shows, carnival rides, and petting zoos. The winners of the Outhouse Race was the Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. The Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. team members were Jed…

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