JC Law Enforcement Thanked

On Sept. 11, Debra Ingram from Cash Express in Gainesboro presented Assistant Jail Administrator Mary Paoletti and Sheriff Marty Hinson a cake. This was in appreciation and gratitude of their service in emergency situations. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Jackson County To Deal With Airport Runway Problems

Jackson County Airport is operating on a conditional license because of trees at the ends of the runway that have grown and are obstructing the approach. Drones and GPS technology show that there are a lot of trees that will have to be removed. In order to do this, approval is needed, not only from…

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Jackson County Chamber Of Commerce Relocates

The Chamber of Commerce consists of business people from all facets of the community, including retailers, manufacturers, service organizations and professionals. They are now located at 201 W. Hull Ave., in Gainesboro. Their phone number is 931-268-0971. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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Potential Home Of Gainesboro Amphitheater Cleaned

The clean up has started on the potential home of the Gainesboro amphitheater. 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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Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-30-16

Randy Len Curtis Highway Department Randy Len Curtis, 52, passed away Aug. 25 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dow Allen officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 18, 1963 in Cookeville.…

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Citizen Statesman 8-23-16

Leland T. “Turner” McBride Leland T. “Turner” McBride, 86 of Indianapolis, Ind. passed away Aug. 10. Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home. Entombment followed in the Washington Park East Cemetery. He was born Jan. 6, 1930 in Clay County. He served his country honorable, in the U.S. Army during…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-23-16

Mary Nell Smallwood Flatt Retired Mary Nell Smallwood Flatt, 82, passed away Aug. 14 at her residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed at Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the India…

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Recent News

HSD Proudly Presents: He Is Near: A True Story

The Homeschool Dramatic Society will present their 19th annual production on Sept. 14-16 at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. Mary Evelyn McCurdy of Gainesboro has been writing, directing, and producing plays with this group since she established it in 1999. “This spring I was having trouble deciding what this year’s play should be about,” McCurdy…

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Water Lines Replaced On Murray

The Town of Gainesboro began over-seeing the replacement and repairs of old water lines on Murray Street about a month ago. The city received a grant to cover the expenses for this project recently and hired several contractors to begin the work. The project is expected to be completed by Jan.2018 for all water lines…

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Bus Driver Appreciation Day

The Jackson County School Board has declared Sept. 21, Bus Driver Appreciation Day in all Jackson County Schools. Bus drivers across the state will be honored with an “All Things Nashville VIP” style theme. “We are happy to honor our bus drivers because they are so very important to our school system,” Mark Brown, Board…

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Coaching Lists Announced

School Board Minutes August 24, 2017 The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on Aug. 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the new JCHS Fieldhouse. Members present were Mark Brown, Jeff Lynn, Mark Allen, Amanda Taylor, James Robert Childress, and Marty Woolbright. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown.…

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Two Gainesboro Residents Arrested

According to recent information from the Herald-Citizen, two local Gainesboro residents have been arrested in Putnam County. Recently booked on a $12,000 bond, George Denson, 56, of Gainesboro, has been charged with possession of burglary tools and attempted theft after a Putnam County deputy responded to a report at an attempted theft in Baxter outside…

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Drunk Drivers Beware

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for our country to reflect on the hard work of our fellow Americans. The long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties and barbecues, as families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer before fall and winter approach.…

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