Log Truck Rolls Over

On Monday, Oct. 1, at approximately 8:19 a.m., a 1999 Mack Tractor Trailer logging truck driven by Gregory Muse, 51 of Burkesville, Ky., failed to negotiate a right hand curve on York Hwy. This caused the truck and trailer to roll over on its driver’s side, coming to rest on the left side of the…

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Jackson County Inmates Receive Certificates For Skills Class

On Sept. 12, 17 male inmates from the Jackson County Jail received certificates for completing one of the life skill classes taught by Maranatha Recovery House located in Jackson County. “These classes, taught at the jail by Maranatha volunteers provide valuable tools to help the inmates succeed in life,” said Pastor Ken. “We can make…

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Mark Brown Elected As Chairman Of School Board

The Jackson County Board of Education met in quarterly session on September 20, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Michelle Hix, James Childress, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by James Childress, seconded by…

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The Other Side Of The Lens

One step forward, two steps back, as the saying goes. Last week at East Robertson our Blue Devils played tough and together but at a price. We lost Cole Parkerson (5) who shares quarterback duty with Wid Robbins (7) to a knee injury. Eli Biggs (88) on special teams had to have his appendix removed…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/14/18

Harley Allen Harley Allen, 87, of Gainesboro, passed away on Aug. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Jones Huff Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Jackson…

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Obits 8/7/18

Jay Robyn Jay Robyn, 63, of Gainesboro, TN. went home to be with the Lord Tuesday July 24, 2018. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded in love with his wife and children. Throughout a difficult illness, Jay faced each challenge with grace, a smiling face, and an unwavering faith in his Maker’s promises. Jay was…

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Obits 7/31/18

Bobby G. Stafford Bobby G. Stafford, 66, of Gainesboro, passed away July 20 at his residence. Memorial services were held on July 28 at the Double Springs Church of Christ. Bro. Eric Collins officiated at the service. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was…

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Recent News

Potential Home Of Gainesboro Amphitheater Cleaned

The clean up has started on the potential home of the Gainesboro amphitheater. 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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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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JC Celebrates Bus Driver Appreciation

Schools across the Jackson County School District will be taking a safe flight around the United States starting with Bus Driver Day using the Wright Brothers theme on Sept. 20, 2018. Students and staff will be saying a great big “Thank You” to the men and women who transport the students to and from school…

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