Veterans Day Program Held

The Local Girl Scouts led the crowd in the pledge of alliance to start the program. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net  

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Boys Golf Team Finishes Second

In a district and region tournament that finished just like the regular season, the Jackson County Boys Golf Team finished in second place. The boys were easily in second in both tournaments behind Upperman. The team advanced to region after district but only the region winner advances to state. However, Alex Barlow and Mason Wade…

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JCHS Is Recognized By The State

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn today announced that Jackson County High School for its Nursing Services Pathway is one of 74 Tennessee high schools that is leading the way in the state to become the first to receive a pathways certification from the Tennessee Department of Education. This certification recognizes strong alignment between high school programs…

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Gainesboro Ghost Walk Held

Pictured are three of the tour guides for the 2019 Ghost Walk. See Inside For more pictures. 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

Obituaries 9/17/19

Velcie Ramsey Johnson Velcie Ramsey Johnson, 96, of Gainesboro passed Sept. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Jackson…

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Obituaries 9-10-19

Virginia “Joy” Atchley Virginia “Joy” Atchley, 87, of Celina passed away Aug. 30 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass and Rick Denton officiating. Interment followed in the Hamilton Addition of the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Rick Denton, Mark Ashlock,…

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Obituaries 9-3-19

James Edward Brown James Edward Brown, 70, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. He was born Oct. 29, 1948 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker…

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Recent News

Fun Had At Jeep Or Treat

It wouldn’t be Halloween without Jack and Sally on hand to help hand out candy. See Inside for more pictures on page 5. 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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Facade Improvement Grants Announced

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved $500,000 in Commercial Facade Improvement Grants to assist Tennessee communities with downtown improvements. Commercial Facade Improvement Grants are used to improve commercial buildings in downtown districts that have active revitalization programs in place through the Tennessee Main Street and…

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Crews Battle Structure Fire

Crews from Southside and Central stations along with Dodson Branch FD, JCEMS and JC Sheriff’s Dept. responded to a single wide structure fire on Bethel Palk Rd. in the early morning hours on Oct. 19. Upon arrival crews found the structure fully involved. Crews were able to quickly and safely extinguish the fire. No one…

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Three Star Grant Given

In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities through this round of the ThreeStar grant program. The grants will be used for a variety of local community development initiatives, including education, workforce development, health, entrepreneurship and economic development programs, among others that are prioritized by the communities. For more on this…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Beatdown By Watertown

Watertown, the game that almost was.  This was one of the most lopsided games we have played, of course, Watertown is the #1 team the District and just about the State.  It just took 15 seconds for Watertown to show their dominance, the Devils were just outplayed, outmaneuvered and outgunned at almost every turn. For…

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Continue To Fall Back

Earlier this year, the Tennessee House advanced a proposal that would keep the state on daylight saving time year-round. “This act shall take effect on the first Sunday of November following the date on which the United States Congress amends or repeals…to authorize states to observe daylight saving time year-round, the public welfare requiring it,”…

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