Drug And Theft Arrests Made In Jackson County

On Feb. 23, Ricky Mayberry was arrested on numerous charges in the Center Grove area of the county. Sgt. Wade Draper, Detective Jesse Wade and Deputy Daniel Cummings investigated complaints of Mayberry trespassing and causing alarm in the neighborhood. Mayberry was located by the responding officers and was arrested for criminal trespass, possession of Schedule…

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Property To Be Purchased For UC Veterans Cemetery

Senate, State and Local Government Committee Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) amended the budget for the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs to include $600,000 to purchase property for the Upper Cumberland Veterans Cemetery. The amendment was proposed in the Senate State and Local Government Committee when Many-Bears Grinder, Commissioner of the…

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Twin Lakes Donates To Local Chamber

Twin Lakes presents a check to Jackson County Chamber of Commerce to strengthen and sustain the economy and community. From left to right: Lea Ann Gore, Twin Lakes marketing and PR manager, Frank Hardegree, chamber president and Alice Barlow, chamber vice president. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson…

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Local Student Selected For Youth Leadership Summit

Alexia Porterfield has been selected to attend this year’s three-day educational and entertaining event at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville under the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association. Alexia is the daughter of Gordon and Regina Porterfield of Pleasant Shade. She is an eleventh grade student at Jackson County High School. Some 46 students from…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-15-16

Jack Mabry Meadows Deckhand Jack Mabry Meadows, 84, passed away Nov. 4 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 8 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Jack Mabry Meadows was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-8-16

Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley Factory Worker Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley, 76, passed away Nov. 1 at her residence. Graveside services were held Nov. 3 at Hensley Cemetery with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Dec. 18, 1939 in Jackson County. She was a factory worker…

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Citizen Statesman 11-8-16

  Champ Boles Champ Boles, 62 of Celina, passed away Oct. 28. Graveside services were held Oct. 31 at the Ashlock Cemetery in Burkesville, Ky. with Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed with friends and family serving as pallbearers. He was born March 22, 1952 in Livingston. He served in many roles throughout his life including:…

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Recent News

House Destroyed By Fire

The afternoon of Aug. 6 was a busy one for the Flynns Lick, Nameless, South Side and Dodson Branch Fire Departments. They worked hard battling a fire at the home of Charles Scott at 2296 McCoinsville Rd. There were no injuries due to the fire and the cause of the fire is unknown at this…

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Order Of Confederate Rose Meets

Held in conjunction with the Sons of Confederate Veterans during their national reunion, 85 women from 10 states gathered in Memphis to represent their states in the annual meeting of the Order of Confederate Rose.  The reunion this year being hosted by our state, was presided over by Tennessee state president Vonda Dixon, of the…

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Youth Leaders From Jackson County Attend Teen Institute

Students from Jackson County, Tennessee joined 440 youth leaders from across the state at the Tennessee Teen Institute. The Tennessee Teen Institute is a five-day youth leadership and prevention camp sponsored by the Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA). This year marked the 30th Anniversary of the Teen Institute Program in Tennessee.…

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Old Dam Removed..

The removal of the Roaring River Dam began on Mon., July 31 with several heavy machines breaking the dam apart. This dam was built on Roaring River in 1976 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It was determined that removal would be better than to repair it. For more on this story, pick up…

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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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