Collision On Dodson Branch Totals Vehicles

Monday morning at approximately 8:30 a.m. there was an accident on Dodson Branch Hwy. A woman driving the car was unable to make the curve in the road and hit the left side rear of the pickup truck. There may have been a small gas leak in the truck. Wet roads may have been a…

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JC Law Enforcement Thanked

On Sept. 11, Debra Ingram from Cash Express in Gainesboro presented Assistant Jail Administrator Mary Paoletti and Sheriff Marty Hinson a cake. This was in appreciation and gratitude of their service in emergency situations. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Jackson County To Deal With Airport Runway Problems

Jackson County Airport is operating on a conditional license because of trees at the ends of the runway that have grown and are obstructing the approach. Drones and GPS technology show that there are a lot of trees that will have to be removed. In order to do this, approval is needed, not only from…

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Jackson County Chamber Of Commerce Relocates

The Chamber of Commerce consists of business people from all facets of the community, including retailers, manufacturers, service organizations and professionals. They are now located at 201 W. Hull Ave., in Gainesboro. Their phone number is 931-268-0971. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-13-16

Christina Denise Barlow Fox Factory Worker Christina Denise Barlow Fox, 43, passed away Dec. 3 at her residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Barlow officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 11, 1973…

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Citizen Statesman 12-13-16

Bonnie Kate Collins Bonnie Kate Collins, 58 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away Dec. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating. She was born May 24, 1958 in Celina. Throughout her life, Bonnie served in many roles including: a wife,…

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Enterprise 12-13-16

Bonnie Kate Collins Bonnie Kate Collins, 58 of the Pea Ridge Community, passed away Dec. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 10 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating. She was born May 24, 1958 in Celina. Throughout her life, Bonnie served in many roles including: a wife,…

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Recent News

Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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School Board Appreciation Week To Begin Soon

Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 21-27, 2018 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community. Jackson County Schools is joining public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week and honor…

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New Amphitheater Project Progress And Deadline Discussed

The town recorder, Brenda Spivey, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore and Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was not present at roll call. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of November 2, 2017, Roger Dale Gore made…

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Granville Museum Presents Volunteer Awards

The Granville Museum in Historic Granville recently had their 2017 Volunteer Christmas Party to honor all of the 185 volunteers that gave their time to operate the Granville Museum, Sutton General Store, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, 1880 Sutton Historic Home, Pioneer Village and Antique Car Museum. The volunteer group began in 1999 with the…

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Stolen Firearm Recovered By Sheriff’s Office

On Dec. 18, Cpt. Dennis Thrasher, with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept., recovered a firearm that was stolen from a residential burglary in 2015. Thrasher became involved in this investigation on June 6, 2016. when he and Sgt. Chris Carter recovered a stolen tractor in the Brooks Bend area of the county. For more on…

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New Laws For The New Year

Jackson County drivers using a cell phone in a school zone while the warning lights are flashing could face a fine under a new law that took effect Jan. 1. This is one of several new laws that could affect local residents in the new year. A fine of up to $50 can be issued…

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