Honor Students Receive Nominations

Honor Students Rebecca Harris and Justin King Nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA. Rebecca Harris and Justin King, freshmen at Jackson County High School of Gainesboro will be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass. on June 25 to 27, 2018. For more on this…

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Arrests Made By Law Enforcement

On Jan. 28, a vehicle was stolen in the Stone Community of Jackson County. During the course of the investigation, Captain Dennis Thrasher developed information that a family member, Danielle Kilmon, was possibly the suspect in the auto theft. Thrasher interviewed several people across Jackson, Putnam and Overton counties and began a search for Kilmon.…

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First Graduation For Drug And Rehab Court Held

The Jackson County Drug and Recovery Court held its first graduation ceremony on Feb. 5, for two (2) graduates of the court’s misdemeanor program. Shawana Bartlett and Johnny Smith received their diplomas and graduation chips from Judge Tiffany Gipson, who presided over the ceremony in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. State Representative…

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Hodges Signing Day

Jeremy Hodges signed to play college football at Arizona Western JUCO. On hand at the signing were Head coach Sean Loftis, Principal Kristy Brown, Asst. Coach Brandon Chaffin, Asst. Coach Drew Scott, Asst. Coach Mark Houser, Asst. Coach Kevin King and Asst. Coach Matthew Scoggins. Seated were Kelly Mallard holding Emily Mallard , Jeremy Hodges,…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-22-16

Ronnie Bess Residential Painter Ronnie Bess, 51, passed away Nov. 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Dec. 22, 1964 in Bedford County,…

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Enterprise 11-22-16

Aaron Dorsey Private graveside services for Mr. Aaron Lamont Dorsey, 94, of Livingston, Tenn. were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 from Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Dorsey passed away on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at Livingston Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 21, 1922…

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Citizen Statesman 11-15-16

Dennis Odell Moore Dennis Odell Moore, 71 of Moss, passed away Nov. 8 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 11 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Moore Cemetery in Moss. He was born Dec. 15, 1944 in Monroe County, Ky. He worked for 15 years at…

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Recent News

School Zone Suggestions For Parents

In an effort to streamline the congestion in the school zones during periods of peak traffic, please follow these suggestions to make the dropping off or picking up of your child more efficient. Use your turn signals. Without them, the officers who direct traffic at the intersections cannot tell in which direction you wish to…

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Breakfast And Lunch Continues To Be Provided To Students

Director of Schools Joe D. Barlow has announced that for the upcoming school year, all Jackson County students will continue to receive their breakfast and lunch meal at no charge. This is possible through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act (HHFKA) of 2010. CEP is a universal meal plan within…

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Roaring River Dam Set To Be Removed

An aging dam on the Roaring River will be removed in a multi-organizational effort in late July. The exact date will depend on river conditions and visitors should expect limited access in this area. This will be the largest Tennessee dam ever removed for river and stream restoration purposes. The dam is roughly 220 feet…

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Alice Barlow Retires From UCHRA

July 7th marked a day in our agency’s history.  A one of a kind lady who has devoted 27 years to this agency and the people she served has retired. Ms. Alice Barlow started work here as a case manager in what used to be called JTPA and now is WIOA, before becoming the County…

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Treatment Drug Courts In TN Awarded Money

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces funding of up to $1.9 million over several years for treatment drug court programs for people who are involve in the criminal justice system with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in Tennessee. Treatment…

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Jackson County Awarded Food And Shelter Funds

Jackson County has been selected to receive $5,667.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of…

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