Gainesboro Hosts Annual Christmas Parade

On Sunday, Dec. 2 Gainesboro held its annual Christmas Parade. With temperatures in the mid 60’s, it felt more like spring than then the start of the holiday season. It was a perfect day for this event. All of the children enjoyed seeing the floats, along with Elmo, the Grinch, Cookie Monster and more. For…

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Christmas Time Is Coming

We may not have any snow but David Ward with Twin Lakes Telephone Coop was hanging up the annual Christmas decoration around Gainesboro. David stated that he had been hanging the banners up for about 20 years. The Town of Gainesboro appreciates Twin Lakes Telephone for allowing David to continue hanging the Christmas decoration. They…

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GES Soars To New Heights With Help From Others

Gainesboro Elementary School’s third grade science teacher, Michael Vigeant, took the students on a grand adventure. On what is becoming an annual event, Mr. Mike released a high-altitude weather balloon outfitted with all manner of cameras and special sensors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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Christmas On The Cumberland

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2018 Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the date will be changed to Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Entries should arrive around 4:30 p.m. The route of the parade should start at Southeastern Wholesale…

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Obituaries

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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Obits 5/23/17

Lara Lorene Rhoten Factory Worker Lara Lorene Rhoten, 91, passed away May 12 at Bethesda Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Clarence Jared and Bro. Steve Rhoten officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born…

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Recent News

TBI Investigating The Death Of Local Man

TBI Agents are involved in the investigation of the death of Solomon Stanley Minder, 71 of Jackson County. Officials responding to a fire at 2816 McCoinsville Road in Jackson County last Friday found a deceased individual inside the residence. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on…

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G.E.S. Soars To New Heights This Year

The third grade Science class at G.E.S. released a high-altitude weather balloon on May, 1. With the help of the Tennessee Tech STEM Center and the Tech SEDS Club (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), Science teacher Mr. Mike lead his students in the design and building of a package that was attached…

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Fun, Sun And Poke Sallet

The 2018 Poke Sallet Festival took place over the weekend. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Presenting Your 2018 J.C.H.S. Prom Royalty

Jesse Shoemake and Kyleigh Hardy were selected to be Jackson County High School’s prom king and queen. For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Counterfeit Money Arrest Made

Capt. Dennis Thrasher began an investigation into local counterfeit money after receiving complaints from area merchants. During the course of his investigation a suspect was identified and arrested. Christopher Scott was arrested on April 29. There was enough evidence obtained to charge Scott with criminal simulation, which is a Class E felony. For more on…

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Sheriff’s Dept. Has Two New Deputies

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to congratulate Deputy Cody Buck and Deputy Ryan Bean upon completing Walter’s State Police Academy. Both deputies graduated from Jackson County High School and started their career at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as Corrections Officers. Both officers are looking forward to serving their community. For more on…

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