New Director Of Schools Hired

During the School Board Meeting on Tue., April 24, the Board members voted to hire Kristy Brown, principal of Jackson County High School as the new Director of Schools. “I know that the prosperity of a community depends greatly on the level of education of its citizens,” Brown said, “I want to work relentlessly until…

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Arrest Made For Meth Manufacturing

A traffic stop on April 21, by Sgt. Wade Draper and Deputy Daniel Cummings led to the arrest of Amy Newberry and Edward Rollins. During the traffic stop the deputies found items used in a clandestine Meth lab, Methamphetamine, which was completed, and paraphernalia used in the making of meth, sale and use. Newberry and…

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Jackson County Prom Held

Jackson County High School held their prom on April 28th at Willow Place Conference Center in Cookeville. For more photos from this event, check out next week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands May 8th, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrests

Deputy Daniel Cummings made an arrest of two individuals on April 15 after pulling over a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop he recovered a sizable amount of marijuana, amphetamine, Alprazolam, THC paste and paraphernalia used in the distribution and use of narcotics. Other items, which appeared to be…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 11-1-16

Budd Harris Bishop Budd Harris Bishop was born on Nov. 1, 1936 in Canton, Ga., and was predeceased by his parents, James Monroe Bishop and Mary Eula Ponder Bishop. In 1968, he married Julia Moss Crowder, and they lived on Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was recognized in grade school as exceptional in art and by…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-1-16

Elmer D. Ayers Elmer D. Ayers, 81, passed away Oct. 27 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born June 17, 1935…

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Citizen Statesman 10-25-16

Carolyn (Blakely) Sadler Carolyn Ann (Blakely) Sadler, 67 of Kokomo, Ind., passed away on Oct. 12 at the Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo, Ind. Funeral services were held on Oct. 15 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home LLC of Celina with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ray Williams Cemetery.…

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Recent News

TBI Arrests Nine On Meth Charges

          Partner law enforcement agencies from across the Upper Cumberland region have worked together to secure charges for 12 individuals in connection to an eight-month investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in several counties. Authorities from the Cookeville Police Department, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, the Crossville Police Department, the Putnam…

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Total Solar Eclipse

A wide variety of live music was heard over the weekend at the Sun Festival on the square of Gainesboro. 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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Trespassing Complaint Leads To Bust

On July 27, K-9 Officer Ridge Long, Deputy Jimmy Sizemore and Sergeant Chris Carter, uncovered a marijuana grow. The operation was discovered while investigating a trespassing complaint on Lambert Hollow in the Nameless Community. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is always appreciative of information regarding criminal activities. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Safety Day Event To Be Held

Jackson County EMS will be partnering with other emergency services, as well as the Jackson County Board of Education, to host a Safety Day/Tailgate Party prior to kickoff of the first home football game for Jackson County High School on Fri. Aug. 18. There will be various agencies providing fun and informative activities for both…

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House Destroyed By Fire

The afternoon of Aug. 6 was a busy one for the Flynns Lick, Nameless, South Side and Dodson Branch Fire Departments. They worked hard battling a fire at the home of Charles Scott at 2296 McCoinsville Rd. There were no injuries due to the fire and the cause of the fire is unknown at this…

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Order Of Confederate Rose Meets

Held in conjunction with the Sons of Confederate Veterans during their national reunion, 85 women from 10 states gathered in Memphis to represent their states in the annual meeting of the Order of Confederate Rose.  The reunion this year being hosted by our state, was presided over by Tennessee state president Vonda Dixon, of the…

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