Road Projects Discussed

The Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization held a joint meeting on Thursday between its Technical Committee and Executive Board to conduct business and discuss upcoming projects with the Tennessee Department of Transportation at the Upper Cumberland Development District in Cookeville. The meeting began with an introduction by RPO Coordinator Mark Dudley, followed by roll calls…

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Dodson Branch Parade Held

Santa and Mrs. Claus were seen riding on a firetruck during the parade on Saturday. 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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WGU Launches In Tennessee

WGU Tennessee launched Everywhere, TN, a new campaign focused on rural access to education. The campaign aims to increase the number of students in rural counties and affirms the university’s commitment to expanding access to students and working adults who live in rural counties. As part of Everywhere, TN, an accompanying scholarship is being offered to…

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Gainesboro Christmas Parade Held

At this year’s Christmas parade in Gainesboro, Katherine Anderson was the Grand Marshal. The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Jordan Hunter, presented Katherine with a bouquet of red roses. 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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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/8/19

Naomi Meadows Reece Naomi Meadows Reece, 81, of Cookeville passed away Sept. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Shannon Brinkley and Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens in Smith County. She was born July 4, 1938 in…

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Obituaries 10/1/19

Pauline Holland Mrs. Pauline Holland of the Bagdad Community died at the age of 77 at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning September 22, 2019 at her Salt Lick Creek Road home surrounded by her loving family. She was pronounced deceased at 9:02 a.m. by Caris Hospice of Cookeville. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. from…

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Obituaries 9-24-19

Michael D. Dyer Michael D. Dyer, 63, of Gainesboro passed away Sept. 16 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove Community. He was born June 24, 1956 in Jackson County. He was the…

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Recent News

Jackson Co. Man Arrested

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Jackson County man on charges of child abuse, domestic assault and sexual battery. At the request of 15 District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, on Sept. 5, TBI Special Agents began investigating John Stanley Reece, on complaints of…

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Drug Investigation Results In Arrests

A joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and several other law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of four individuals on drug-related charges. TBI Drug Agents joined detectives and investigators with the Cookeville Police Department, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Crossville Police Department, Putnam County…

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Crews Battle Residential Fire

At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning crews responded to a residential structure fire in Gainesboro City Limits on Oilfield Drive. The family was at home and everyone was able to get out of the home without injury. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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JC Delegation Hopeful For The Future

On Nov. 8 a delegation of leaders from Jackson County traveled to Greeneville, TN to work toward future economic development, infrastructure, education, and healthcare goals. They met with Mr. Scott Niswonger along with Greeneville City Manager Todd Smith, Anthony Keck and Todd Norris, both VP’s from Ballad Healthcare and Dr. Nancy Dishner, President of the…

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City Park Closing for Construction

The Town of Gainesboro is proud to announce the start of the City Park project will begin in December. This project is made possible by the Dept. of Health’s Project Diabetes Grant and will result in a brand new playground and a fitness center over the next 3 years. The City Park, located at 105…

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UCEMCCares Donates Money

In October UCEMCCares awarded $2,765.54 to the Jackson County Chamber; $1,000 to the Dodson Branch PTO. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net

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