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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Shoplifting Leads To Drug Arrest

On July 20, 2018 Deputy Daniel Cummings responded to a call about a person(s) shoplifting at the Dollar Store in the Bloomington Springs area of Jackson County. Deputy Cummings was suspicious of possible narcotics activity. During the course of his investigation he recovered methamphetamine, Xanax and drug paraphernalia. For more on this story, pick up…

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Two Vehicles Collide

Friday afternoon there was a two-vehicle accident on Dodson Branch Hwy in front of the Dollar General Store. The White Ford pickup, which is contracted to TDOT, had its tailgate down and an employee was riding on it when the Nissan Rogue came over the hill and hit the pickup. The gentleman riding on the…

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Sentinel Obituaries 2-21-17

Barbara (Cooper) Hammons Means Homemaker Barbara (Cooper) Hammons Means, 79, passed away Feb. 11 at her home. Funeral services were held Feb. 13 at the Chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Pall bearers were James David Hammons, Josh Anderson, Johnny Adams, Chuck Adams, Kenneth Bean, and Keith Bean.…

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Jackson County Sentinel Obituaries 2-14-17

Thelma C. Fox Retired Thelma C. Fox, 87, passed away Feb. 9 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Sycamore Church of Christ with Bro. Johnny Fox officiating. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Oct. 23, 1929 in Detroit,…

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Sentinel Obits 2-7-17

Hugh Gene Greenwood Custom Auto Work Hugh Gene Greenwood, 76, passed away Jan. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Aug. 5, 1940…

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Recent News

Winter Storms Hit, Covers County In Snow

Winter storms recently hit the Upper Cumberland area, coating everything in snow and ice. Several roadways were closed due to this weather system with several vehicles sliding off the road into the ditch. No major accidents have been reported. Schools have been closed the entire past week because of the inclement weather, which students have…

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First Round Of Legion Oratorical Contest Held

The American Legion of Tennessee held the first round of the Legion Oratorical Contest on Sat., Jan. 13 in Livingston. The Legion Oratorical provides scholarship money for the students whom participate as well as helping develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, ant the preparation for acceptance of the duties…

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Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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School Board Appreciation Week To Begin Soon

Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 21-27, 2018 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community. Jackson County Schools is joining public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week and honor…

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New Amphitheater Project Progress And Deadline Discussed

The town recorder, Brenda Spivey, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore and Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was not present at roll call. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of November 2, 2017, Roger Dale Gore made…

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Granville Museum Presents Volunteer Awards

The Granville Museum in Historic Granville recently had their 2017 Volunteer Christmas Party to honor all of the 185 volunteers that gave their time to operate the Granville Museum, Sutton General Store, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, 1880 Sutton Historic Home, Pioneer Village and Antique Car Museum. The volunteer group began in 1999 with the…

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