American Legion Hosts Program To Honor Veterans

The American Legion Post 129 of Jackson County sponsored a program on Nov. 12 to pay tribute to military veterans and their family members and those still on active duty. Different speakers emphasized that soldiers won and sustained the freedom we enjoy in America. The special patriotic program was presented at the Jackson County Middle…

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Toy Donations To Aid Kids

Gainesboro 503 Eastern Star Association partners with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. Worthy Matron Linda Fedak of Eastern Star along with Associate Conductor Jennifer Nations have brought numerous bears and characters from Sesame Street to assist in the calming of children in distress of sorts. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Five Confederate Veterans Honored

On a recent autumn Saturday morning alongside Flynn’s Creek in Jackson County, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Myers Zollicoffer Camp 1990 and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Capt. Sally Tompkins 2123, met at the Rash Cemetery to honor five Confederate soldiers buried on the hillside. William H. Billingsley, Joseph ‘Joab’ Birdwell, William H. Birdwell,…

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J.C. Schools Receives Prestigious Awards

Jackson County Schools received three prestigious awards at a statewide meeting in Nashville. The first award was for The Best Employee Appreciation Program, the second was for Excellence In Unemployment Compensation Administration, and the third was for a Utrust Mini-grant in the amount of $13,900 with every dollar of this grant going toward our students.…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/29/17

Anthony V. Angelini Retired Anthony V. Angelini, 89, passed away Aug. 23 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Victoria Apicella officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 16, 1928 in…

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Obits 8/22/17

Jere Nelson Apple Truck Driver Jere Nelson Apple, 74, passed away Aug. 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Richmond Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born April 30, 1943 in…

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Obits 8/15/17

Thomas Davidson Diesel Mechanic Thomas Davidson, 63, passed away Aug. 6 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born July 28, 1954 in…

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Recent News

Celebrate Custodian Appreciation Day

This year’s appreciation days will be centered around the idea of taking a trip around the world. Jackson County Schools will pretend to “travel” to 8 different cities to celebrate and honor school staff members. Each city will be the theme for the appreciation days. The second stop is in Amsterdam. The school will using…

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Training Resources Available Through Drug Court Program

The Fifteenth Judicial District Drug Court Program announced a referral relationship with the Nashville Building and Construction Trades Council and representatives of the AFL-CIO and specifically the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The Drug Court Program, which provides community based treatment and supervision of non-violent offenders with a drug or alcohol addiction, now has…

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Melton Named New Extension Agent

Rebekah Melton is the new Jackson County Family and Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development Extension Agent with the University of Tennessee. Rebekah is from Livingston and attended Livingston Academy. After graduation she went on to Tennessee Technological University and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology with a Concentration in Family & Consumer Science. For more…

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Sale Of Surplus Equipment Approved

The Honorable Legislative Body of the Jackson County Commission met in Special Call Session on Monday, the 21st day of August, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Jackson County Courthouse. The Honorable Marty Hinson, Sheriff, opens court promptly at 7 p.m. The Honorable Randy Heady offered the invocation. All in attendance…

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5th Annual Art Walk Held

The fifth annual Arts in the Appalachians Art Walk was held Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 on the square in Gainesboro. Several stops were located at various business around town. 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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Volleyball Team Honors Seniors During Senior Night

Olivia Bean, daughter of Brandon and Crystal Bean. See more photos from Senior Night in our latest edition of the Jackson County Sentinel or by visiting jacksoncountysentinel.net if you’re a subscriber.

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