Clay County Pharmacies Raided By DEA

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

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Highway Damaged From Flood Water

This stretch of Gladdice Hwy seems to break apart after a heavy rain. TDOT crews were out directing traffic and patching the pavement so that no cars were damaged or no one had an accident or was hurt. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands…

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County Inmates Graduate Classes

The Life Church Jail Ministry recently held classes at the Jackson County Jail for “Cash Management and “Jobs.” These men completed the classes with the help of Bob Salyers. 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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Recent Ribbon Cutting Held

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce had their ribbon cutting for The Front Porch Mercantile on Feb. 1. Joyce Draper has opened this new and exciting establishment, The Front Porch Mercantile, adjacent to Citizens Bank. The Mercantile will feature several vendors with an exciting variety of old and new items for sale from antiques and…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/4/18

Ernest “Bubba” Fox Ernest “Bubba” Fox, 47, of Bloomington Springs passed away on Nov. 26 at his residence. Memorial services were held on Nov. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. He had chosen cremation. He was born on Nov. 25, 1971, in Cookeville. He worked in the logging industry. He…

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Obits 11/20/18

George Michael Flatt George Michael Flatt, 57, of Gainesboro, passed away on Nov. 12 at his residence. Funeral services were held on Nov. 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in McCoinsville Community. He was born Sept. 20, 1961, in Gainesboro. He was a factory…

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Obits 11/13/18

William R. (Bill) Medley Funeral services with military honors for Mr. William R. (Bill) Medley, age 95, of Algood, were held on Mon., Nov. 5 at Algood United Methodist Church. Pastor Albert Willis officiated at the service. The family received friends Sunday at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home and again…

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Recent News

Cumberland River Hospital Closing Its Doors

Facing declining reimbursements and declining patient volumes, the Cumberland River Hospital Board of Trustees voted to close Cumberland River Hospital, ending an era of local medical services. The closure will be on March 1, 2019 at 7 a.m. No services including emergency room, inpatient or outpatient services will be available at Cumberland River Hospital (CRH)…

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Dr. Dudney Receives Award From U.T. Knoxville

Elijah Dudney, MD, was one of four alumni selected to receive Outstanding Alumni Awards from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. Dr. Dudney is a 1952 alumnus of the UTHSC College of Medicine. The Outstanding Alumni Awards Luncheon was part of the College…

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House Fire In Jackson County

Around 10 a.m on Jan. 18, Jackson County Fire, EMS and law enforcement crews responded to the report of a residential structure fire at 2003 Sherpardsville Hwy, in the Nameless Community. Upon arriving at the residence crews found a mobile home with smoke pouring out of it. Once fire crews gained entry into the home,…

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Martin Honored By County Commissioners

Betty Martin was honored during the last Jackson County Commission meeting. Betty Martin has been a volunteer with the Jackson County Archives and Veterans Hall since September 2009. At which time she was nominated for the position of the head of the archives. She was instrumental in many aspects of keeping the archives running, obtaining…

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Person Of Interest Wanted For Questioning In Shooting

The Jackson County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call on Dec. 16. Upon arriving at the home they found a victim that had been struck on the side of the head. The victim was treated for a non-lethal injury. It was then determined that a shooting had taken place. Justin Cody Stewart, 26, is considered…

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Eighth Grade Night Held At JCMS

Eighth grade night was held at Jackson County Middle School this past week. To see photos from the 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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