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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1977 Sub State Championship Plaque Returns To J.C.H.S.

In 1977, hometown boy Ray Dennis returned to Jackson County High School as the boys’ basketball coach. That year he took his team to the sub state and won. Tim Bowman made the winning shot and got to cut down the net. His parents Jimmy and Tommie Joy Bowman mounted it with all the team…

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The Lady Blue Devils Win Against Clay County

Keep battling and stay in the game is what Coach Chris Cassetty told his young softball team about playing rival Clay County. The Lady Devils did just that, picking up a 6-5 win. Clay County got off to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. The Blue Devils third baseman assisted…

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Enterprise 9-6-16

Judy Dickerson Judy Long Dickerson, 55, of Cookeville passed away Aug. 31 at Livingston Regional Hospital. The family has chosen cremation. A celebration of Judy’s life will be held at a later date. She was born in Livingston on Nov. 28, 1960. She spent her life appreciating her family, friends and her animals. She was…

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Enterprise 8-30-16

Theodore Ernest Brown Veteran Theodore Ernest Brown, 65, of Allons, passed away Aug. 26 at his home. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 from the Fellowship Baptist Church in Allons with Bro. Randy Pickens officiating. The family will welcome friends at the time of service. He…

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Citizen Statesman 8-30-16

Geraldine Strong Geraldine Strong, 86 of the Brimstone Community in Clay County, passed away Aug. 18 at Celina Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were held Aug. 21 from the New Hope Church of Christ with Bro. Jason Dodson and Dr. Robert Strong Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the Macedonia Cemetery in Moss. She was born…

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Recent News

City And County Mayors Volunteer For Meals On Wheels

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) recently part-icipated in the national 2017 March for Meals Campaign, which is an annual month-long event, led by Meals on Wheels America. It is designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation and to encourage action on the part of the local communities. Hundreds of Senior…

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Working To Eliminate Litter

Sheriff Marty Hinson and Keep Tennessee Beautiful representative sheriff’s department correctional officer Sandy Warren, spoke to residents of the county about helping keep Jackson County clean. To help promote keeping litter picked up in our County, they traveled to the public schools donating a book entitled “Nancy and Sluggo Love Tennessee” promoting keeping Tennessee beautiful.…

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Former J.C. Sheriff’s Deputy Honored

By a joint resolution on October 1, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 that declared May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week, the annual tribute to law enforcement service and sacrifice. In January 2015, Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy…

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Three Arrests Made

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office made three arrests for auto theft, burglary and narcotics possession. On April 12, Deputy Ridge Long spotted a vehicle at Sta Lo Market that had been reported stolen earlier in the week. Deputy Long called for assistance and Sergeant Chris Carter, Chief Nick Carter and Deputy Jimmy Sizemore responded. Deputy…

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Jackson County Seniors Honored At Graduation

Elizabeth Sherrill received the Barbara Lucas Memorial award; Kylie Porter received the Garrett Craighead award; Eve Allen received the Friendliest Student award; Lilly Chaffin received the Student Council award; Kierra Hunter received the JCMS Meritorious award; Damien Gentry received the highest average in Science; Justin King received the highest average in History; Mason Wade received…

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Tip Leads To Drugs; One Arrest

On May 10, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office followed up on a tip, which lead to the recovery of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Detective Eddie Mott received information of possible narcotics activity at a Whitleyville address. Detective Mott relayed this information to K-9 Deputy Ridge Long (K-9 Ziva) and Deputy Jimmy Sizemore. The deputies responded…

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