Three Vehicle Accident Sends Two To The Hospital

On Wednesday, Oct. 24 at approximately 5:02 p.m. a 2014 Silver Jeep Patriot, driven by Jesse D. Baker, 30 of Cookeville was yielding to a vehicle making a left turn onto State Route 477/Cummins Mill Road. Saavedra Martinez Hipolito, 26 of Cookeville, driving a 2006 black Honda Acura TSX failed to yield, striking, Brittany Allen,…

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Halloween Health, Safety Tips

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity and focus on safety. Check out these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for…

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Jackson County Archivist Retires

After nine years volunteering as the Jackson County Archivist, Betty Martin is retiring. Pictured are current volunteers. Back row left to right: Lisa Dadd, Frances Anderson, Joyce Draper and Wanda Bybee. Seated left to right are Cindy Anderson Vedross, Betty Martin and Patty Walker. Joyce Draper is the acting archivist. For more on this story,…

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Jackson Co. Abandons Amphitheater Project

Jackson County has decided to abandon the amphitheater project. Debbie Kinnard is the Vice President of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. “When we began the excavation process, digging down, they ran into a footer from the adjoining building,” Kinnard said. “And to continue on it was going to render that building’s walls unstable. And because of…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-15-16

Jack Mabry Meadows Deckhand Jack Mabry Meadows, 84, passed away Nov. 4 at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 8 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Jack Mabry Meadows was…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-8-16

Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley Factory Worker Joy Clorene “Cogie” Hensley, 76, passed away Nov. 1 at her residence. Graveside services were held Nov. 3 at Hensley Cemetery with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Dec. 18, 1939 in Jackson County. She was a factory worker…

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Citizen Statesman 11-8-16

  Champ Boles Champ Boles, 62 of Celina, passed away Oct. 28. Graveside services were held Oct. 31 at the Ashlock Cemetery in Burkesville, Ky. with Willie Kerr officiating. Interment followed with friends and family serving as pallbearers. He was born March 22, 1952 in Livingston. He served in many roles throughout his life including:…

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Recent News

4-H Public Speaking Contest Winners Announced

The Jackson County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held Dec. 14 at the Jackson County Middle School. There were 40 young writers and speakers in grades fourth through eighth that competed for the top honors. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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Giving To Their Community

The JC Jaycees are caught in the act of helping their community! They are proud to support the Be A Santa program by donating a Christmas meal to every family on the list this year. Pictured left to right are the following Jaycees members: Michelle Cook-chapter secretary, Torri Carver, Amanda Looper- Chapter Vice President, Keisha…

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Jackson Co. Band Holds Formal Christmas Concert

The Jackson County Band presented their Formal Christmas Concert on Friday, Dec. 15. This concert was the culmination of the semester’s work toward more substantial concert band literature of Christmas songs from England, Austria, Germany, Ukraine, Russia and Appalachia. Featured composers were Tom Wallace, Robert W. Smith, Calvin Custer, James Curnow, Richard Saucedo and the…

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Be A Santa Program Successful

When we hear about the spirit of Christmas, we often think about giving gifts to those we love. Citizens of Jackson County showed this spirit last Monday by delivering gifts and Christmas dinner to over 100 families of students, who were recommended by their teachers, in Jackson County schools. Torri Carver, School Social Worker, has…

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Clerk Hardy Serves As President

Jackson County Circuit Court Clerk Jeff Hardy served as this year’s Middle Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association President. The Middle Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association is a division of the Tennessee State Court Clerk’s Association, which is made up of all the Court Clerks in the ninety-five counties across the State. For more on this…

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Dodson Branch And Granville Hold Their Christmas Parades

For more photos from these events, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at jacksoncountysentinel.net.

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