Aldermen Approve Bid

The County Historical Museum is in need of repairs, the Gainesboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen learned last week during their meeting. Jackson County Historical Society President John Fox addressed the aldermen on the need for repair of the County Historical Museum. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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Clay County Pharmacies Raided By DEA

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

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Highway Damaged From Flood Water

This stretch of Gladdice Hwy seems to break apart after a heavy rain. TDOT crews were out directing traffic and patching the pavement so that no cars were damaged or no one had an accident or was hurt. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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County Inmates Graduate Classes

The Life Church Jail Ministry recently held classes at the Jackson County Jail for “Cash Management and “Jobs.” These men completed the classes with the help of Bob Salyers. 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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Obituaries

Obits 9/26/17

Kathy Pippin Retired Kathy Pippin, 67, passed away Sept. 17 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Flatt, Bro. Steve Bowman, and Bro. Stan Gantt officiating. Interment followed at Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Obits 9/19/17

Homer Mahaney Factory Worker Homer Mahaney, 90, passed away Sept. 9 at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral services were held Sept. 12 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Mahaney Family Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Jan. 6, 1927…

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Obits 9/12/17

JC Kilmon Business Owner JC Kilmon, 55, passed away Sept. 3 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Kathie Bowles and Rev. Tim Dunavant officiating. Interment followed at Kilmon Family Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Feb. 13, 1962…

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Recent News

Mayor And Aldermen Sworn In

Lloyd Williams begins his second term as Gainesboro City Mayor. Attorney Lee Richardson swore him in on Aug. 15 at City Hall. 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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Young Jackson County Team Routed By Clay

Despite some standout performances on offense by Wid Robbins, Justin Lancaster and Cole Parkerson, their productivity wasn’t enough to carry this young devils team to the win. They lost 36-8 against Clay County. First Quarter Clay County began the game with the ball. Nicholas Thomason broke up a Clay County pass. Their drive stalled shortly…

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Vehicle Ignites On Highway

The West End Volunteer Fire Department responded on Thurs. Aug. 2, to a tone for a car fire at the top of Jerry Ray Hill in Gladdice, Tenn. Responding Firefighters, Fire Chief Mark Dosch, Firefighter Ethan Leonard and Firefighter Ray Biggs Jr., upon arriving on the scene with an engine and tanker witnessed a single…

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Joint Effort Leads To Arrests

Shunton Reed and Dawn Rodriguez were found and taken into custody by Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, members of the US Marshals and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 3, around 1:53 p.m. They were found hiding out at 539 Dyer Cemetery Road in Jackson County. After tracking down several leads, Lieutenant Patrick Storie,…

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Haney Pleads Guilty To Murder

A Jackson County man pled guilty to second degree murder for his role in the death of a Sparta woman in December of 2016. Bobby Dale Haney, who was 57 and had a Cookeville address at the time of his arrest, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence in the death…

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Jackson County Election Results In

Another election has come and gone. On Thursday, Aug. 2 Jackson County saw some changes in political offices. Most notably were City Aldermen and County Commissioners. Randy Heady, who was appointed County Executive after the passing of James Kinnaird, retained the office of County Mayor. Heady received 1,090 votes. Marty Hinson was re-elected as Sheriff…

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