Director Barlow Set To Retire In October

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Feb. 22, 2018, 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. A motion made by Mark Allen, seconded by…

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday, March 11

Get ready to spring your clock ahead. It’s that time of year when the evenings are getting lighter and we’re thinking ahead to the sunshine and warmth of summer. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour later on March 11 than the day before, meaning there will be more light in the evening hours.…

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Red Carpet Service Award Presented

Donna Elrod, vice president and Gainesboro office manager of First Freedom Bank, has been selected as the Red Carpet Service award winner for 2017. This award represents the bank’s highest honor for enhancing the customer experience and rendering service above and beyond the call of duty. Donna was selected for this award by her peers…

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Felony Theft Arrests Made

On Feb. 4, Captain Dennis Thrasher arrested Daniel Gensemer for deceptive business practices and felony theft. The investigation began when a victim reported that Gensemer took over $4,000 from him under deceptive circumstances. During the course of the investigation Thrasher obtained evidence of the crime and did file charges in General Sessions Court. For more…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 11-8-16

Argil Raymond Colson Argil Raymond Colson, 74, of the Willow Grove community, passed away Nov. 5 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Marlon Winningham officiating. Interment will follow in the St. John Cemetery. He was born Aug. 17,…

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Citizen Statesman 11-1-16

Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew, 79 of  Cookeville and formerly of Pinellas Park, Fla, passed away Oct. 20 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home in Celina with Sonny’s brother, Reverend Larry Cheesebrew officiating. He was born May 6, 1937 in Pointe Pleasant, W.Va. He was a husband,…

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Enterprise 11-1-16

Budd Harris Bishop Budd Harris Bishop was born on Nov. 1, 1936 in Canton, Ga., and was predeceased by his parents, James Monroe Bishop and Mary Eula Ponder Bishop. In 1968, he married Julia Moss Crowder, and they lived on Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was recognized in grade school as exceptional in art and by…

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Recent News

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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Male Run Club Winners

Eight and under one-mile male division winners are Noah Daugherty, Harrison Bay’s Samuel Pyles, Gabriel Daugherty, AJ Woods and Cedars of Lebanon’s Jaden Hubbell pictured with Ramble. 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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Happy Retirement

Melba Gore, who retired from the Jackson County Trustee’s office on July 15, had been working there as a secretary for 29 years. Melba began working in the Trustee’s office in 1988 under Vernon Ragland and then continued there when Anthony Flatt took office. She will be greatly missed in the courthouse and everyone wishes…

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