UCEMC Cares Donates Money

In January, UCEMC Cares Inc. awarded $2,020.13 to the Outreach Gear Up; $2,020.12 to the Jackson County Quarterback Club. pictured are: Terri Montgomery, Jane Forkum, Secretary, Outreach Gear Up: Daniel Garrison, Member, Jackson County Quarterback Club. For more information contact your local UCEMC office, or visit our customer portal www.ucemc.com. For more on this story,…

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Truck Fire On McCoinsville Road

Having your truck on fire is not a good way to start the week. On Feb. 11 a call came in that a Black Ford F-150 was on fire on McCoinsville Road. Crews from Southside and Central Fire Departments arrived quickly and were able to extinguish the fire. It is believed that the fire could…

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Aldermen Approve Bid

The County Historical Museum is in need of repairs, the Gainesboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen learned last week during their meeting. Jackson County Historical Society President John Fox addressed the aldermen on the need for repair of the County Historical Museum. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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Clay County Pharmacies Raided By DEA

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

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Obits 9/5/17

Hilde Richard Retired Hilde Richard, 79, passed away Aug. 25 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Feb. 18, 1938 in Kessel, Germany. She was retired. She was preceded in death by her parents, Erich and Magdalina Rohde. Surviving relatives include her…

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Obits 8/29/17

Anthony V. Angelini Retired Anthony V. Angelini, 89, passed away Aug. 23 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Victoria Apicella officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 16, 1928 in…

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Obits 8/22/17

Jere Nelson Apple Truck Driver Jere Nelson Apple, 74, passed away Aug. 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Richmond Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 30, 1943 in…

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Recent News

Vehicle Ignites On Highway

The West End Volunteer Fire Department responded on Thurs. Aug. 2, to a tone for a car fire at the top of Jerry Ray Hill in Gladdice, Tenn. Responding Firefighters, Fire Chief Mark Dosch, Firefighter Ethan Leonard and Firefighter Ray Biggs Jr., upon arriving on the scene with an engine and tanker witnessed a single…

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Joint Effort Leads To Arrests

Shunton Reed and Dawn Rodriguez were found and taken into custody by Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, members of the US Marshals and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 3, around 1:53 p.m. They were found hiding out at 539 Dyer Cemetery Road in Jackson County. After tracking down several leads, Lieutenant Patrick Storie,…

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Haney Pleads Guilty To Murder

A Jackson County man pled guilty to second degree murder for his role in the death of a Sparta woman in December of 2016. Bobby Dale Haney, who was 57 and had a Cookeville address at the time of his arrest, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence in the death…

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Jackson County Election Results In

Another election has come and gone. On Thursday, Aug. 2 Jackson County saw some changes in political offices. Most notably were City Aldermen and County Commissioners. Randy Heady, who was appointed County Executive after the passing of James Kinnaird, retained the office of County Mayor. Heady received 1,090 votes. Marty Hinson was re-elected as Sheriff…

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Burglary Leads To Drug Arrest

On July 30 Jackson County Deputies took two individuals into custody for burglary and narcotics. Deputies Tyler Medley and Cody Buck responded to a possible burglary in the Wheeler Hollow area of Jackson County. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Investigation Of Deadliest Catch Star Leads To Arrest

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded cash and a vehicle in relation to a major narcotics arrest. Jason King from the show Deadliest Catch was arrested by deputies after an extensive investigation by the Sheriff’s Office. This case took Detectives across several counties and ultimately led to seizures in several states. For more…

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