Jackson County Chamber Elects 2019 Officers And Board

The Gainesboro/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual December membership meeting at Helen’s Restaurant to elect and install their new Officers and Board of Directors for the coming 2019-year. Elected as Chamber officers are: Jordan Hunter, President; Alice Barlow, Vice President; Jane Brown, Secretary; and Linda Walbeck, Treasurer. The Board of Directors elected are…

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Bank Welcomes New Employee

Rebecca Birman has joined First Freedom Bank as a Financial Services Representative, announced Kenny Beavers, Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking. “We are excited to have Rebecca as the newest member of the First Freedom Team in Gainesboro,” said Beavers. “Rebecca’s prior experience in the financial services industry, along with a commitment to…

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Dodson Branch Receives Award

The Dodson Branch Community Center Board of Directors awarded $3,000 to Dodson Branch Elementary School as part of its Community Outreach Program. All funds for this award was raised by the Dodson Branch Community. The money will be used to help purchase Chromebooks for the fifth grade students. Accepting (second from the right) is school Principal…

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Jackson County Falls To Clay County In A Close One

Although they gave it their all, the Jackson County Devils fell in a double header game to Clay County. Boys Lose A Close One The boys started out strong. Ian Poteet and Eli Burris each scored 4 -points in the first quarter. Jacob Hardy scored 3-points and at the end of the first the Devils…

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Obituaries

Obits 9/5/17

Hilde Richard Retired Hilde Richard, 79, passed away Aug. 25 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Feb. 18, 1938 in Kessel, Germany. She was retired. She was preceded in death by her parents, Erich and Magdalina Rohde. Surviving relatives include her…

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Obits 8/29/17

Anthony V. Angelini Retired Anthony V. Angelini, 89, passed away Aug. 23 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Victoria Apicella officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 16, 1928 in…

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Obits 8/22/17

Jere Nelson Apple Truck Driver Jere Nelson Apple, 74, passed away Aug. 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Richmond Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 30, 1943 in…

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Recent News

Concern Arises About New Fence

During the monthly Commissioners’ meeting on June 25, there was concern regarding the new fence that will be installed on the north, west and south sides of the airport. The river backs up the airport property on the east side. There is a grant that will pay for this fence. Bids were taken and LU…

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Beloved Local Restaurant Closes Its Doors

After five years, a beloved local business has closed its doors. On June 23, a note was reportedly posted at the Bull & Thistle indicating that it would be the last day they would be open. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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J.C.M.S. End Of Year Awards Presented To Students

TJ Brown – Spelling Bee; Kate Crawford – Spelling Bee, Perfect Attendance, Student Council, ELA and Science Highest Average and All A Honor Roll; Jalynn Meadows – Spelling Bee, Leadership Team, Outstanding Student and All A Honor Roll; Abigail Phillips – Spelling Bee; Skyler Stacy – Spelling Bee, Student Council, All A’s and B’s All…

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Sutton General Store To Be Featured Nationally

Two of the nations most recognized magazines are featuring Granville’s Sutton General Store and Sutton Ole Time Bluegrass Dinner Show in their June 2018 issues. The National Geographic Traveler, UK Edition is featuring USA’s Best Music Cities, which features Nashville, Memphis and Granville. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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New Restaurant Opens In Gainesboro

After being empty for approximately eight years, the old Dairy Chef restaurant has had a face-lift. The new owner, Linda Hawkins, has transformed the former restaurant into a place where families can gather, have a good meal and enjoy themselves. They even were able to keep the same phone number as Dairy Chef, 931-268-2828. Hawkins…

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Roof Repair To J.C. Courthouse

For the past week there has been a crane parked outside of the Courthouse. With temperatures into the high 80’s, it has made roof repair to the Jackson County Courthouse a grueling and very heated task. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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