4-H Public Speaking Contest Winners Announced

The Jackson County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held Dec. 14 at the Jackson County Middle School. There were 40 young writers and speakers in grades fourth through eighth that competed for the top honors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Giving To Their Community

The JC Jaycees are caught in the act of helping their community! They are proud to support the Be A Santa program by donating a Christmas meal to every family on the list this year. Pictured left to right are the following Jaycees members: Michelle Cook-chapter secretary, Torri Carver, Amanda Looper- Chapter Vice President, Keisha…

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Jackson Co. Band Holds Formal Christmas Concert

The Jackson County Band presented their Formal Christmas Concert on Friday, Dec. 15. This concert was the culmination of the semester’s work toward more substantial concert band literature of Christmas songs from England, Austria, Germany, Ukraine, Russia and Appalachia. Featured composers were Tom Wallace, Robert W. Smith, Calvin Custer, James Curnow, Richard Saucedo and the…

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Be A Santa Program Successful

When we hear about the spirit of Christmas, we often think about giving gifts to those we love. Citizens of Jackson County showed this spirit last Monday by delivering gifts and Christmas dinner to over 100 families of students, who were recommended by their teachers, in Jackson County schools. Torri Carver, School Social Worker, has…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-25-16

Bonnie L. Jones Allen Business Owner Bonnie L. Jones Allen, 78, passed away Oct. 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Bybee officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was…

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Enterprise 10-18-16

  Thelma Loraine York Crabtree Seamstress Thelma Loraine York Crabtree, 85, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 10 at Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 14 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Randy Pickens officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was born…

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Citizen Statesman 10-18-16

Ray Dalton Clements Ray Dalton Clements, 82 of the Hermitage Springs Community, passed away Oct. 10 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held Oct. 14 at the Hermitage Springs School with Brother Joel Johnson and Brother Doug Lee officiating. Interment followed in the Clementsville Cemetery with full military honors by the Veterans…

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Recent News

Resolution In Senate Passed Honoring Bluegrass Band Dailey And Vincent

The bluegrass band Dailey and Vincent was honored on the floor of the Tennessee Senate on Thursday during the final day of the 2017 legislative session. Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) sponsored Senate Resolution 132, which honors the group for recently being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and congratulates them on the release of their…

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D.B.S. And J.C.M.S. Hand Out Top Honors

Jackson County Middle School held eighth grade graduation on the evening of May 18 in the gymnasium. The valedictorian of the eighth grade class is Justin King with an average of 98.55. Justin also presented the Crystal Apple award to teacher Debbie Bachour. The salutatorian of the eighth grade class is Elizabeth Sherrill with an…

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J.C.H.S Girls State Delegates Selected

Volunteer Girls State (VGS) is a leadership and citizenship-training program offered to young women in Tennessee by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Nationally recognized as one of the top Girls State programs in the nation, Volunteer Girls State provides young women the opportunity to form and run a mock government by meeting, living and working…

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Community Helpers On Hand

The Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair in conjunction with their “community helpers week.” 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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Boys State Delegates Selected

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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Poke Sallet Is Once Again A Mouthful…

The 39th annual Poke Sallet Festival in Jackson County was held May 11-13. Visitors enjoyed food, games, contests, vendors, and other activities. There were also car and jeep shows, carnival rides, and petting zoos. The winners of the Outhouse Race was the Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. The Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. team members were Jed…

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