THP Locates Stolen Airplane From J.C.

The Tennessee Highway Patrols Criminal Investigations Division (CID) began assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in a burglary report from July 2019. Among items stolen from the burglary was an unregistered or unknown registration aircraft, which was last known to be on a custom trailer for transport. CID investigators led a coordinated effort with the…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Whipping On Senior Night

Pickett County, at some point we all must feel for Pickett. We feel for them because we have all been them once or twice before. Pickett is a team of just 15 young men with big hearts that held on till the end, and when they scored their one touchdown celebrated like they just won…

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Talking Local

The warm and inviting confines of the Bull and Thistle in Gainesboro provided the setting for a gathering of rural leaders and local concerned citizens last week – a gathering to address community needs and concerns. The Rural Leaders of America Conference was hosted in Gainesboro at the Bull and Thistle and was billed as…

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Wildwood Resort & Marina Breaks Ground On Expansion

Federal, State and local officials gathered with local citizens at Wildwood Resort and Marina in Granville today to break ground on a $3 million expansion designed to position Wildwood to host corporate leadership retreats, weddings, family reunions and other events. Wildwood Resort and Marina formerly the Granville Marina and Resort, is a popular recreational facility…

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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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Obituaries 8-27-19

Carolyn A. Szulwach Carolyn A. Szulwach, 76, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 14 at Mabry Health Care Center. The family has chosen cremation, with no services planned at this time. She was born Oct. 7, 1942 in Jersey City, NJ. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by…

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Obituaries 8-20-19

Wilson (Bud) Collins Mr. Wilson (Bud) Collins of the Turkey Creek Community died at 5:15 p.m. Friday evening August 9, 2019 at the St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville with his wife Ellen, son Chuck and daughter-in-law Connie at his bedside. He was admitted August 2nd following a head injury received in a fall at…

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Recent News

First Annual Rural Leaders of America Conference

The Town of Gainesboro is excited to announce the first annual Rural Leaders of America Conference in Gainesboro, Tennessee hosted by Gainesboro native and Grand Ole Opry Star Jamie Dailey along with Loui Silvestri and Diana Mandli at Gainesboro, Tennessee’s premier dinning establishment The Bull and Thistle Pub and Restaurant. The Rural Leaders of America…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: A Hard Fought Loss

Monterey, I said it last year, I thought I would not have to say it this year for a little while, but it was not to be.  Monterey, the Devils just have not found an answer for the Wildcats. The score in this game does not reflect the fight of this game, the Devils wanted…

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Granville Holds Scarecrow Festival

Historic Granville has been called Mayberry for many years and during October; the 2019 Scarecrow Festival will bring Granville to life as “ A Mayberry Town”. As you turn on Clover Street you will see Mayer Lake which is the Cordell Hull Lake. As you go down memory lane you will see all the Granville…

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Youth Recognized At Health Council

Jackson County youth joined approximately 300 youth across the state at the three-day TNSTRONG or Tennessee Stop Tobacco and Revolutionize Our New Generation Youth Summit held in Murfreesboro. Attendees heard from leading tobacco prevention experts in addition to networking with peers. The purpose of the conference was to equip youth with leadership skills to reach…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: JCHS Vs. East Roberston

This week we squared off against the Indians of East Robertson and what transpired was four very strange quarters.  I can not remember a time when I have seen our boys play with such heart and determination, I also remember the last time we had refs that helped give a game away. The Indians were…

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Team Jackson County Attends Summit

On Aug. 13 and 14, Jackson County participated in Governor Bill Lee’s Rural Opportunity Summit held in Linden, Tennessee. The Summit gave 15 distressed TN counties an opportunity to express their needs individually to Governor Lee and his staff. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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