Trial Rescheduled For USA v. Martin And Hynes

June 22, 2021

Federal trial dates have been reschedule for two Jackson County men who were charged with embezzlement in 2019. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, a 48-count indictment handed down in May 2019 charging Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of…

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Two Arrested After Traffic Stop

June 22, 2021

On June 13, Deputy Kamron Johnston conducted a traffic stop in the Shepherdsville area of Jackson County. During the course of his investigation he discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine and other illegal narcotics. Deputy Johnston also discovered several paraphernalia items commonly used in narcotics distribution. Johnny W. Slagle was arrested for possession for resale…

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Dams Saved $1.8 Billion In March Flooding

June 22, 2021

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the region. Nashville received a total of 7.01 inches of rainfall March 27-28, 2021, making it the second highest two-day total since precipitation records were kept…

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Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/4/21

May 4, 2021

Greta Sue Flatt Greta Sue Flatt, 76, of Cookeville, passed away April 28 at NHC Health Care in Cookeville. A private funeral service was held at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. She was born July 8, 1944 in Orlinda, TN. She worked…

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Obituaries 4/27/21

April 27, 2021

Raymond Hensley Raymond Harold Hensley, 67, of Jackson County, passed away on April 17 at his residence. Funeral services were held April 19 at the Liberty Church of Christ in Cookeville with Bro. Clarence Deloach officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. He was born June 7, 1953 in Jackson County. He was a…

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Obituaries 4/20/21

April 20, 2021

Charles Buford McBroom Charles Buford McBroom, 81, of Gainesboro, passed away April 15 at Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held April 18 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born Feb. 7, 1940 in…

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Trial Rescheduled For USA v. Martin And Hynes

June 22, 2021

Federal trial dates have been reschedule for two Jackson County men who were charged with embezzlement in 2019. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, a 48-count indictment handed down in May 2019 charging Patrick Martin, 48, of Gainesboro with two counts of federal program theft, 30 counts of wire fraud, one count of…

Read More

Two Arrested After Traffic Stop

June 22, 2021

On June 13, Deputy Kamron Johnston conducted a traffic stop in the Shepherdsville area of Jackson County. During the course of his investigation he discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine and other illegal narcotics. Deputy Johnston also discovered several paraphernalia items commonly used in narcotics distribution. Johnny W. Slagle was arrested for possession for resale…

Read More

Dams Saved $1.8 Billion In March Flooding

June 22, 2021

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the region. Nashville received a total of 7.01 inches of rainfall March 27-28, 2021, making it the second highest two-day total since precipitation records were kept…

Read More

Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

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Statewide Tour Comes To Upper Cumberland

June 15, 2021

The Tennessee Department of Education announced the Accelerating TN 2021 Tour, a statewide tour spanning 50 school districts over the course of three weeks to highlight summer learning opportunities. Department members, elected officials, and education partners will have the chance to join the various engagements to learn more about how schools are accelerating student achievement.…

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New Business Opens

June 8, 2021

The Roaring River Post has officially opened for business. They are located across from the entrance to Roaring River Park. They have kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, canoes and paddle boats for rent. The hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Monday through Thursday. Call to make an appointment. They have concessions…

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