JCMS Homecoming Winners

Madison Stone is the 2018 JCMS Football Queen. She was escorted by Braylen Marcy. 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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The Other Side Of The Lens

Week three and our second home game in a row with the Blue Devils hosting Westmoreland. Before the game I had the chance to talk to coach Loftis and I asked him just one question. “With the last two defeats being so one sided how have you been preparing for this game, are you doing…

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Police Department Receives Grant

During the August city meeting, Mayor Lloyd Williams informed the aldermen and Chief Mike Head that the police department was awarded a $45,000 grant. This grant would go towards the police department purchasing vehicles. The vehicles did not necessarily have to be new. Used vehicles were acceptable as long as they were properly equipped and…

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Blue Devils Win Homecoming Game

Homecoming is a fun time for me to be behind the lens. It usually starts at Gainesboro Elementary with me herding my third graders for the parade that goes by the school every year. Our students love the band and all the decorated floats but it is the tons of candy flying through the air…

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Obituaries

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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Sentinel Obituaries 1-31-17

Kaula Marie Allen Factory Worker Kaula Marie Allen, 28, passed away Jan. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Flynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 5, 1988 in…

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Sentinel Obituaries 1-24-17

Thelma Aline Collier Factory Worker Thelma Aline Collier, 90, passed away Jan. 13 at her residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Granville Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born May 4,…

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Recent News

2018-2019 B.O.E. School Calendar Is Approved

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. In honor of School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee,…

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Eighth Grade Night Held

For more photos from this event, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Jackson County Ambulance In Accident With Drunk Driver

On the evening of Jan. 26, one of Jackson County’s ambulances were involved in an accident on Hwy 53 in Clay County, just west of Langford Lane. Rickey L. Davis, 52, of Tompkinsville, Ky, was driving a 2008 Pontiac G6 northbound while Ethan Burris, 24, of Cookeville, was driving a 2013 Chevy Ambulance, southbound. Davis…

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Jackson Co. Middle School Evacuates During Fire Scare

On Tues., Jan. 23, Jackson County Central Fire Dept. responded to Jackson County Middle School for reported smoke in the building and smoke showing from the roof. Upon arrival all children and faculty were found safe outside the building. Interior access was made to find smoke in one wing of the building mostly contained to…

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Jackson County Featured In Tennessee Vacation Guide

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development launched its 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide, and Jackson County is prominently featured. The 2018 Official Tennessee Vacation Guide is available free of charge at any of Tennessee’s fifteen Welcome Centers or by calling 1-800-GO2-TENN (462-8366) and can also be ordered or downloaded online at www.tnvacation.com/guide. A digital version…

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Library Has New Tech Training Class

Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library has begun Library Technology Training. The grant was provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives in May 2017 and will conclude in April 2019. It is made available for public libraries to create or update training labs for the express purpose of providing free public training on computer skills.…

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