Tips For Going To Cummins Falls

With 282-acres, Cummins Falls State Park is an idyllic, but rugged day-use park. Located in Jackson County it is part of the Cordell Hull Watershed. For more than 100 years the swimming hole has been a popular spot for local residents. It is Tennessee’s eighth largest waterfall and is 75 feet high. What To Know…

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Awards Presented To J.C.H.S. Students

For more 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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Awards Presented To J.C.H.S. Students

For more photos from this 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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Central Fire Dept. Responds To Fire

Jackson County’s Central Fire Department responded to a call about a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was close enough to the home that they were worried that there might damage to the residence. Central was able to extinguish the vehicle fire preventing any damage to the structure. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 10-11-16

Betty Carol Walker Factory Worker Betty Carol Walker, 64, passed away Oct. 2 at her residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 5 at Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Moss Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 1, 1952 in Jackson…

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Enterprise 10-11-16

Jane Mynatt Jane Allred Mynatt, 65, passed away Oct. 3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.  Jane graduated from the University of Tennessee and worked for many years as a social worker for the State of Tennessee. She is preceded in…

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Sentinel 10-11-16

Sarah Smith It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Sarah Margaret Sircy Smith, aged 68, on October 4th, 2016 at her home in Algood, after a brief struggle with cancer. Sarah was beloved by many.  Her sense of humor, caring nature, loving heart and free spirit captivated all that met…

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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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