JCMS Graduation Ceremony Held

Be sure to check out next weeks edition of the Sentinel for more Eighth Grade Graduation pictures. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Poke Sallet Eating Contest Held

For the first time in the Poke Sallet Eating Contest there was a tie. Both winners ate seven bowls of poke sallet. To break the tie they were going to have an “eat off” but neither one really wanted any more poke sallet. So, it was decided to just split the prize. Left to right:…

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Miss Poke Sallet Named

Jaedyn Brooke Stafford was named the Poke Sallet Queen. She is the 17 year old daughter of Doug and Luanne Stafford of Gainesboro, TN. See more picutres on pg. 5-6 in this edition of the Sentinel. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or…

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Former JC Judicial Charged With Theft

A 48-count indictment handed down last week, charged Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of possession of a forged security of an organization, 12 counts of failure to collect or pay employment taxes, two counts of filing false tax returns, and…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/14/17

Billy Joe Stafford Factory Worker Billy Joe Stafford, 66, passed away Nov. 6 at his residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 7, 1950 in Jackson County.…

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Obits 11/7/17

Donald Pharris Farmer Donald Pharris, 80, passed away Oct. 29 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. Funeral services were held Nov. 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Edward L. Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Vinson Cemetery. Honorary pallbearer was Joe Moore. Pallbearers were Alan Pippin, Gregg Norton, Nick Norton, Ronnie Hoffman, Jack…

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Obits 10/31/17

Ina Flynn Homemaker Ina Flynn, 82, passed away Oct. 20 at TriStar Madison in Davidson County. Funeral services were held Oct. 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Hall and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 11,…

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Recent News

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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Over The Bluff On Greenwood Ridge

On Sunday, Oct. 21 at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon a Black Nissan Altima went over a bluff on Greenwood Ridge Road. There was an old rock wall that kept the car from going any further down the hill. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. At press time the condition of…

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Gainesboro Women Sentenced After Crash

A Gainesboro woman, who was reportedly under the influence of several drugs, at the time of a traffic accident that incapacitated herself and a Celina driver, was sentenced in a recent session of Overton County Criminal Court. Leda Lykins, of Gainesboro who was 52 at the time of the accident, reportedly failed to yield the…

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