Jackson County Man Indicted

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, with the assistance of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, have obtained indictments for a Jackson County man accused of possessing child pornography. After receiving information from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, TBI Agents began investigating Patrick Timothy Sheehan (DOB 9-3-56) in July of 2017.…

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Superintendent Reflects

Outgoing Superintendent Joe Barlow recently had an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the school system while under his oversight. Barlow said, “I am very proud of the successes of the school system during the past fifteen years. None of this would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of all of…

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JCHS Welcomes New Principal

Jason Hardy has been selected as principal of Jackson County High School beginning Nov. 1. He is a 1993 graduate of JCHS and has advanced degrees from Tennessee Tech University. He has served in teaching, coaching and administrative roles in Gallatin and Shelbyville prior to returning to teaching at Jackson County High School. For more…

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Man Charged With Murder In Clay County

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Obituaries

Obits 6/13/17

Douglas Ray Dyer Auto Mechanic Douglas Ray Dyer, 55, passed away June 3 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral with Bro. Ben Smith and Bro. Doyle Wilmoth officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov.…

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Obits 6/6/17

Rose Nell Jones Strait Clothing Factory Worker Rose Nell Jones Strait, 89, passed away May 27 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born…

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Obits 05/30/17

Edna Pyron Jackson Factory Worker Edna Pyron Jackson, 70, passed away May 17 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Hubert Jones officiating. Interment followed at Pyron Family Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Feb. 14, 1947 in Old…

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Recent News

New Director Of Schools Hired

During the School Board Meeting on Tue., April 24, the Board members voted to hire Kristy Brown, principal of Jackson County High School as the new Director of Schools. “I know that the prosperity of a community depends greatly on the level of education of its citizens,” Brown said, “I want to work relentlessly until…

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Arrest Made For Meth Manufacturing

A traffic stop on April 21, by Sgt. Wade Draper and Deputy Daniel Cummings led to the arrest of Amy Newberry and Edward Rollins. During the traffic stop the deputies found items used in a clandestine Meth lab, Methamphetamine, which was completed, and paraphernalia used in the making of meth, sale and use. Newberry and…

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Jackson County Prom Held

Jackson County High School held their prom on April 28th at Willow Place Conference Center in Cookeville. For more photos from this event, check out next week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands May 8th, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrests

Deputy Daniel Cummings made an arrest of two individuals on April 15 after pulling over a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop he recovered a sizable amount of marijuana, amphetamine, Alprazolam, THC paste and paraphernalia used in the distribution and use of narcotics. Other items, which appeared to be…

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1977 Sub State Championship Plaque Returns To J.C.H.S.

In 1977, hometown boy Ray Dennis returned to Jackson County High School as the boys’ basketball coach. That year he took his team to the sub state and won. Tim Bowman made the winning shot and got to cut down the net. His parents Jimmy and Tommie Joy Bowman mounted it with all the team…

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The Lady Blue Devils Win Against Clay County

Keep battling and stay in the game is what Coach Chris Cassetty told his young softball team about playing rival Clay County. The Lady Devils did just that, picking up a 6-5 win. Clay County got off to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. The Blue Devils third baseman assisted…

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