JCHS Graduation Ceremony Held

Jaryn Scantland is the 2019 Valedictorian with an average of 98.1875. She received the Jostens, Chad and Becky Bone award, the Doyene Anderson Memorial Scholarship and the Volunteer Scholarship. She will be attending the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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21st Annual Granville Heritage Day To Be Held

Historic Granville celebrates the 21st Annual Granville Heritage Day on May 25, with the theme “Solid Gold Memories : White Walls & Fender Skirts” as the town celebrates the 1960’s during 2019. The day will begin with an opening celebration at 9 a.m. as the Granville Museum celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Museum. For…

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JCMS Graduation Ceremony Held

Be sure to check out next weeks edition of the Sentinel for more Eighth Grade Graduation 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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Poke Sallet Eating Contest Held

For the first time in the Poke Sallet Eating Contest there was a tie. Both winners ate seven bowls of poke sallet. To break the tie they were going to have an “eat off” but neither one really wanted any more poke sallet. So, it was decided to just split the prize. Left to right:…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/9/19

Edna Flatt Roberts Edna Flatt Roberts, 104, of Gainesboro, passed away March 31, at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held April 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Flatt and Bro. Bill Flatt officiating. Interment followed in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. She was born Sept. 7, 1914…

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Obituaries 4/2/19

Opal Butler Agee Opal Butler Agee, 96, of Carthage and a longtime resident of the Bagdad Community passed away March 20 at Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. Funeral services were held March 22 at the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Edward L. Anderson and Guy Holliman officiating. Interment followed in the…

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Obituaries

Sandra Lee Mattick Sandra Lee Mattick, 76, of Whitleyville passed away on March 20, at her residence. Memorial services were held March 25 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Dunavant and Rev. Kathie Bowles officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born Jan. 16, 1943 in Louisville, Ky. She worked as an…

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Recent News

Sidewalk Repair Underway

Repairs being done on sidewalks in town. 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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Town Approves Sidewalk Repair

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7:26 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore, Wayne Strong, and Jackie Jenkins Jr. 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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Legals 5/7/19

STATE OF TENNESEE PROBATE COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY AT GAINESBORO   NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF: Wilma Kemp Mabrey Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of April, 2019, Letter of Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Wilma Kemp Mabrey, deceased, who died April 4, 2019 were issued to the undersigned by…

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Vacant Lot Cleaned Up

Just in time for Poke Sallet, the property that was going to be used for the amphitheater has been cleaned up. Rogers Group donated the gravel so that there would be no hazards or accidents with the lot. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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JCHS Celebrates Prom 2019

The 2019 Jackson County High School Prom King and Prom Queen, Drake Spurlock and Regan Draper. See page 6 for more prom pictures in this edition of the Sentinel. 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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Research Underway To Identify Stones

A research project is underway to locate, document and try to identify, and restore any problems with grave stones of some of our pioneer Jackson County settlers. The focus will be on a specific style of grave marker, what is being called a Coffin Ledger they are believed to be totally unique to Jackson County.…

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