Gainesboro Hosts Annual Christmas Parade

On Sunday, Dec. 2 Gainesboro held its annual Christmas Parade. With temperatures in the mid 60’s, it felt more like spring than then the start of the holiday season. It was a perfect day for this event. All of the children enjoyed seeing the floats, along with Elmo, the Grinch, Cookie Monster and more. For…

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Christmas Time Is Coming

We may not have any snow but David Ward with Twin Lakes Telephone Coop was hanging up the annual Christmas decoration around Gainesboro. David stated that he had been hanging the banners up for about 20 years. The Town of Gainesboro appreciates Twin Lakes Telephone for allowing David to continue hanging the Christmas decoration. They…

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GES Soars To New Heights With Help From Others

Gainesboro Elementary School’s third grade science teacher, Michael Vigeant, took the students on a grand adventure. On what is becoming an annual event, Mr. Mike released a high-altitude weather balloon outfitted with all manner of cameras and special sensors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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Christmas On The Cumberland

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2018 Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the date will be changed to Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Entries should arrive around 4:30 p.m. The route of the parade should start at Southeastern Wholesale…

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Obituaries

Obits 7/25/17

Card Of Thanks Thank you, From our family to yours a sincere thank you goes out to each and every person that helped us through losing Richard Wayne Lafever on 7-6-2017. From Potters at Baxter for helping us with the camper to the Baxter city police, Baxter Fire Department and Baxter Ambulance Service for trying…

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Obits 7/18/17

Mary D. Chaffin Bull Homemaker Mary D. Chaffin Bull, 85, passed away July 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 11 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Raymond Hensley officiating. Interment followed at Hensley Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Obits 7/11/17

Tiewonia “TJ” Roberts Certified Nurse’s Aide Tiewonia “TJ” Roberts, 74, passed away July 3 at NHC Health Care Center. Funeral services were held July 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Elder Bennie Maggart officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Aug.…

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Recent News

Tips For Going To Cummins Falls

With 282-acres, Cummins Falls State Park is an idyllic, but rugged day-use park. Located in Jackson County it is part of the Cordell Hull Watershed. For more than 100 years the swimming hole has been a popular spot for local residents. It is Tennessee’s eighth largest waterfall and is 75 feet high. What To Know…

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Awards Presented To J.C.H.S. Students

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Awards Presented To J.C.H.S. Students

For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Central Fire Dept. Responds To Fire

Jackson County’s Central Fire Department responded to a call about a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was close enough to the home that they were worried that there might damage to the residence. Central was able to extinguish the vehicle fire preventing any damage to the structure. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Jackson Co. Awarded Funds

Jackson County has been chosen to receive $6,136 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of…

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Jackson County Seniors Celebrate Graduation

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