Sheriff’s Dept. Has Two New Deputies

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department would like to congratulate Deputy Cody Buck and Deputy Ryan Bean upon completing Walter’s State Police Academy. Both deputies graduated from Jackson County High School and started their career at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department as Corrections Officers. Both officers are looking forward to serving their community. For more on…

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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

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Enterprise 8-9-16

Katherine Dorsey Homemaker Katherine Modine Cole Dorsey, 91, of Livingston, passed away Aug. 6 at her home. Graveside services were held Aug. 9 from the Overton County Memorial Gardens in Livingston with Bro. Edwin Garrett officiating. Interment followed. She was born Jan. 26, 1925 in Allons. She was a homemaker and enjoyed volunteering for the…

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Enterprise 8-2-16

Marie Bowman Padgett Garment Factory Worker Marie Bowman Padgett, 85, of Livingston passed away Aug. 1 at Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Tommy Harris and Bro. Freddie Looper officiating. Interment will follow…

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Citizen Statesman 8-2-16

Phillip “Pulley” Page Phillip Richard Page, 82 of the Free Hill Community passed away on July 25 at Signature Healthcare in Algood. Funeral services were held July 29 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Neil Pipkin officiating. Interment followed in the Free Hill Cemetery. Anthony Walthall-Hamilton, Carl Philpott Jr., Kyle Whitlow,…

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Recent News

Community Helpers On Hand

The Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair in conjunction with their “community helpers week.” For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at

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Boys State Delegates Selected

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County…

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Poke Sallet Is Once Again A Mouthful…

The 39th annual Poke Sallet Festival in Jackson County was held May 11-13. Visitors enjoyed food, games, contests, vendors, and other activities. There were also car and jeep shows, carnival rides, and petting zoos. The winners of the Outhouse Race was the Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. The Flynn’s Lick Fire Dept. team members were Jed…

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Seniors Honored At Jackson County High School

Jeremy Walker, son of Lynn Walker, was honored at Jackson County High School’s Senior Night for their baseball players. For more pictures like this, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online at

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Drugs Seized During Home Search

On April 20, the TN Drug Task Force, Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the US Marshal Service executed a search warrant at the home of Jason King, using information from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, and a sealed indictment obtained by Detective Mott through the Jackson County Grand Jury. Detective Mott was at the scene…

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Baseball Association Honors Morgan

Lester Grey Morgan was honored during the Alex Cassetty Classic in April by the Jackson County High School Baseball team and the Jackson County Baseball Association. In Grey’s honor, the hitting facility, team room, and the storage buildings were named for him with a sign hanging from the front on the building permanently. The facilities…

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