Two Car Wreck Last Friday

One of two vehicles involved in an accident on Dodson Branch Hwy. on Fri., July 6. At this time it is not know about any injuries. 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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Library Closed For Repair

Due to heavy rainfall and flooding experienced on June 27th, Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library will be closed for maintenance. The town received over 4-5 inches in a 24-hour period causing the drains above the library to dam and flood water into the facility. The Fire Department, Gainesboro City Water Department, Twin Lakes Cooperative, County…

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Flooding Hits Jackson County

It started to rain on Tues., June 26 and continued through Wed., June 27. Some of the storms produced torrential rainfall, which caused some major flooding in certain areas of Jackson County. The monthly average for rain is between four and five inches; Jackson County received twice that amount in just a 24-hour period. For…

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Concern Arises About New Fence

During the monthly Commissioners’ meeting on June 25, there was concern regarding the new fence that will be installed on the north, west and south sides of the airport. The river backs up the airport property on the east side. There is a grant that will pay for this fence. Bids were taken and LU…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 12-27-16

Delorise Marie Hammons Certified Nursing Assistant Delorise Marie Hammons, 55, of the Twinton Community passed away Dec. 18 at her home. Funeral services were held December 21 from the Twinton Freewill Baptist Church in the Twinton Community of Overton County with Bro. Robbie Miller officiating. Interment followed in the George Phillips Cemetery in Crawford. She…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-27-16

Thelma Jean Dennis HomemakerThelma Jean Dennis, 85, passed away Dec. 15 at Mabry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Dec. 18 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Nov. 5,…

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Citizen Statesman 12-20-16

Lisa Virginia Boles Lisa Virginia Boles, 51 of Livingston, and formerly of Celina passed away at her residence in Livingston on Dec. 5. Funeral Services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. She was born in Hilham…

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Recent News

Big Help Originates From A Little Person

Aiden Reece of the Gladdice Community has decided that he wants to help some people in need. He has chosen to raise money for the children of India to have clean drinking water. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Raising Food For Thought

Jackson County Schools are proud to announce the newest addition to the student resource center, the Food for Thought Pantry.  The Food for Thought Pantry is designed to assist any student and their family who may be in need of food or basic items.  It is located at Jackson County High School, but every student…

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Gainesboro Antioch Community Has A Fatal Accident On Nov. 27

A fatal accident occurred on Mon., Nov. 27 around 8 p.m. on Stacy Cemetery Road in the Antioch community. William Tucker, 20, of Gainesboro, was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Stacy Cemetery Road when he attempted to negotiate a right curve. He traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a…

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Gainesboro Man Arrested In Shooting

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Gainesboro man in connection to the shooting of his girlfriend on Wednesday, Nov. 29. At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tom Thompson, TBI Agents began investigating the incident that occurred in the 500 block of Stacy Cemetery Lane in Jackson…

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Over 200 Books Donated To Help Child Health Book Drive

The Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library recently partnered with TennCare Kids Community Outreach to bring awareness to child health. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Grand Marshal Named For Annual Christmas Parade

Dr. Doug Dycus will serve as the 2017 Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade grand marshal on Sat., Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Dr. Dycus graduated from Jackson County High School in 1980. He attended and graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 1984 with a B.S. degree in biology. Next in his education pursuits…

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