THP Locates Stolen Airplane From J.C.

The Tennessee Highway Patrols Criminal Investigations Division (CID) began assisting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in a burglary report from July 2019. Among items stolen from the burglary was an unregistered or unknown registration aircraft, which was last known to be on a custom trailer for transport. CID investigators led a coordinated effort with the…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Whipping On Senior Night

Pickett County, at some point we all must feel for Pickett. We feel for them because we have all been them once or twice before. Pickett is a team of just 15 young men with big hearts that held on till the end, and when they scored their one touchdown celebrated like they just won…

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Talking Local

The warm and inviting confines of the Bull and Thistle in Gainesboro provided the setting for a gathering of rural leaders and local concerned citizens last week – a gathering to address community needs and concerns. The Rural Leaders of America Conference was hosted in Gainesboro at the Bull and Thistle and was billed as…

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Wildwood Resort & Marina Breaks Ground On Expansion

Federal, State and local officials gathered with local citizens at Wildwood Resort and Marina in Granville today to break ground on a $3 million expansion designed to position Wildwood to host corporate leadership retreats, weddings, family reunions and other events. Wildwood Resort and Marina formerly the Granville Marina and Resort, is a popular recreational facility…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-16-19

Roy Thomas Roy Thomas, 66 of the Center Grove Community passed away July 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home With Travis Thomas and Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community. He was born Oct. 16, 1952 in…

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Obituaries 7-9-19

Emogene Way Jakob Emogene Way Jakob, 90, of Nashville passed away June 29 at Alive Hospice. Funeral services were held July 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Arlon Way officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy. She was born March 21, 1929 in Jackson County. She was a public…

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Obituaries 7-2-19

Gail Hall Gail Hall, 66, of Gainesboro passed away June 25. Funeral services were held June 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Steve Bode officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community. She was born Feb. 1, 1953. She was a retired public school teacher,…

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Recent News

JCMS Student Arrested For Gun

On Sept. 10 a handgun was recovered at the Jackson County Middle School by the Jackson County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer and school staff. During the morning hours of Sept. 10, information was passed on to school staff that a student had brought a handgun to the school. The School Resource Officer and school staff…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Homecoming Edition

  Pomp and circumstance, pretty girls in pretty dresses, it must be Homecoming on the banks of the Cumberland.  The Blue Devils chosen adversary for this occasion was one-time district rival the Bulldogs of Red Boiling Springs. At one time RBS handed us all we could handle, but this time it was our turn to…

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Suicide Prevention Month Declared

Mayor Randy Heady signed a Proclamation stating that September is Suicide Prevention Month. With Mayor Heady is Anne Stamps and Shirley Jennings. 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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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Wins

Our long awaited victory last night against Sale Creek at Finley Stadium was not unlike my drive to Chattanooga: long, slow and full of unexpected detours.  I would like to say the rising star on the Blue Devils Team is Wid Robins (7) or even Cole Parkerson (5). Wid made our three scores and Cole…

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The Other Side Of The Lenz: Jackson Co. Loses

Westmoreland is a tough team on any day, and Friday was no exception.  The Blue Devils came into this game with a much needed and hard-fought win over Sale Creek last week, so their confidence was high and with the Eagles being our first District game the Devils needed to play well. The first quarter…

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Approved Second Reading Of The 2019-2020 Budget

The Mayor, Mr. Lloyd Williams, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Aldermen Present: Roger Dale Gore and Jackie Jenkins Jr. Absent: Wayne Strong. 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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