Annual Granville Christmas Celebration To Be Held

The 19th Granville Country Christmas on Dec. 9 entitled “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will be a grand Christmas Celebration of yesteryear.  The annual festival will feature something for all ages beginning at 10 a.m.  It will be a great day for children as the town features children’s inflatable rides and Christmas Train, Santa’s Loft,…

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New Alderman Appointed By City

City Minutes October 5, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was absent. A quorum was not established. Meeting adjourned at 7:10.   City Minutes Rescheduled October 12, 2017 The mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 6:24 p.m.…

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Local Nonprofit Groups To Receive Grants

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,072,235 in grants to 346 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2017 annual grant-making process. The grants will benefit nonprofits in 31 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson,…

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American Legion Hosts Program To Honor Veterans

The American Legion Post 129 of Jackson County sponsored a program on Nov. 12 to pay tribute to military veterans and their family members and those still on active duty. Different speakers emphasized that soldiers won and sustained the freedom we enjoy in America. The special patriotic program was presented at the Jackson County Middle…

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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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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-22-16

Ronnie Bess Residential Painter Ronnie Bess, 51, passed away Nov. 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Dec. 22, 1964 in Bedford County,…

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Enterprise 11-22-16

Aaron Dorsey Private graveside services for Mr. Aaron Lamont Dorsey, 94, of Livingston, Tenn. were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 from Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Dorsey passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at Livingston Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 21, 1922…

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Recent News

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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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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