Trial Rescheduled For USA v. Martin And Hynes

June 22, 2021

Federal trial dates have been reschedule for two Jackson County men who were charged with embezzlement in 2019. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, a 48-count indictment handed down in May 2019 charging Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of…

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Two Arrested After Traffic Stop

June 22, 2021

On June 13, Deputy Kamron Johnston conducted a traffic stop in the Shepherdsville area of Jackson County. During the course of his investigation he discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine and other illegal narcotics. Deputy Johnston also discovered several paraphernalia items commonly used in narcotics distribution. Johnny W. Slagle was arrested for possession for resale…

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Dams Saved $1.8 Billion In March Flooding

June 22, 2021

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the region. Nashville received a total of 7.01 inches of rainfall March 27-28, 2021, making it the second highest two-day total since precipitation records were kept…

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Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

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Obituaries 6/22/21

June 22, 2021

Ricky E. Strong Ricky E. Strong, 60, of the Center Grove Community, passed away June 15 at Signature Health Care in Algood. Funeral services were held June 19 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Grover Rich Cemetery in Clay County. He was…

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Obituaries 6/15/21

June 15, 2021

Ann Keen Ann Keen, 84, of Gainesboro, passed away June 8 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held June 12 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ray Notgrass officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville Community. She was born July 23, 1936 in Gainesboro. She was retired from…

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Obituaries 6/1/21

June 1, 2021

Bethel D. Pippin Bethel D. Pippin, 93, passed away May 21 at Signature Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 24 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community. He was born Feb. 21, 1928 in Jackson…

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Trial Rescheduled For USA v. Martin And Hynes

June 22, 2021

Federal trial dates have been reschedule for two Jackson County men who were charged with embezzlement in 2019. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, a 48-count indictment handed down in May 2019 charging Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of…

Read More

Two Arrested After Traffic Stop

June 22, 2021

On June 13, Deputy Kamron Johnston conducted a traffic stop in the Shepherdsville area of Jackson County. During the course of his investigation he discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine and other illegal narcotics. Deputy Johnston also discovered several paraphernalia items commonly used in narcotics distribution. Johnny W. Slagle was arrested for possession for resale…

Read More

Dams Saved $1.8 Billion In March Flooding

June 22, 2021

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the region. Nashville received a total of 7.01 inches of rainfall March 27-28, 2021, making it the second highest two-day total since precipitation records were kept…

Read More

Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

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Statewide Tour Comes To Upper Cumberland

June 15, 2021

The Tennessee Department of Education announced the Accelerating TN 2021 Tour, a statewide tour spanning 50 school districts over the course of three weeks to highlight summer learning opportunities. Department members, elected officials, and education partners will have the chance to join the various engagements to learn more about how schools are accelerating student achievement.…

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New Business Opens

June 8, 2021

The Roaring River Post has officially opened for business. They are located across from the entrance to Roaring River Park. They have kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, canoes and paddle boats for rent. The hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Monday through Thursday. Call to make an appointment. They have concessions…

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