JCHS Celebrates Homecoming

October 13, 2020

Check out this week’s edition of the Sentinel for more photos from the JCHS Homecoming Parade.

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Early Voting To Start Oct. 14

October 13, 2020

Early voting in the Nov. 3 election starts tomorrow. Jackson County Administrator of Elections Clay Thaxton says early voting is open to all voters beginning tomorrow and will run through Oct. 29. Thaxton is expecting the election cycle to be busier than usual. He expressed that there has been an increase of registered voters in…

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J.C. Schools Partner With Tech

October 13, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Education announced seven Educator Preparation Programs will be awarded Grow Your Own Competitive Grants to form or expand state-recognized Grow Your Own Partnerships to increase access and remove barriers to the teaching profession. The Grow Your Own Competitive Grant funds partnerships between Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)…

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Hilham Woman Caught

October 13, 2020

A Hilham woman was captured in California on Friday night in relation to a double homicide that took place in Tompkinsville, Ky. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, had an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. For more on this story,…

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Obituaries

Publication Date 11/29/11

November 30, 2011

Andy Honeycutt Businessman Andy Honeycutt, 83, of Monterey passed away Nov. 20 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 23 at the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Bro. Henry Colbert and Bro. Hoyt Looper officiating. Interment followed in the Mineral Springs Cemetery. Andy Honeycutt was born April 6, 1928 in Overton County.…

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Publication Date 11/22/11

November 22, 2011

Bertie A. Latimer Waitress Bertie A. Latimer, 91, of Livingston passed away Nov. 13 at the Overton County Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Nov. 17 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Harris officiating. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bobby Richardson, Larry Adams, Bill Linder and Keith Linder.…

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Publication Date 11/15/11

November 17, 2011

Robert “Bobby” L. Magyar Mechanic Robert “Bobby” L. Magyar, 48, of Livingston passed away Nov. 4 at his home. Graveside services were held Nov. 6 at Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Roger Phillips officiating. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Joey, Casey and Sandy Thompson and Roger Phillips. Robert “Bobby”…

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JCHS Celebrates Homecoming

October 13, 2020

Check out this week’s edition of the Sentinel for more photos from the JCHS Homecoming Parade.

Read More

Early Voting To Start Oct. 14

October 13, 2020

Early voting in the Nov. 3 election starts tomorrow. Jackson County Administrator of Elections Clay Thaxton says early voting is open to all voters beginning tomorrow and will run through Oct. 29. Thaxton is expecting the election cycle to be busier than usual. He expressed that there has been an increase of registered voters in…

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J.C. Schools Partner With Tech

October 13, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Education announced seven Educator Preparation Programs will be awarded Grow Your Own Competitive Grants to form or expand state-recognized Grow Your Own Partnerships to increase access and remove barriers to the teaching profession. The Grow Your Own Competitive Grant funds partnerships between Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)…

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Hilham Woman Caught

October 13, 2020

A Hilham woman was captured in California on Friday night in relation to a double homicide that took place in Tompkinsville, Ky. As previously reported in the Jackson County Sentinel, Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, had an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. For more on this story,…

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I Walk The Line 50th Anniversary

October 6, 2020

It is hard to believe it has been half a century since Hollywood sent some of its best actors and actresses to our town to make a movie. That’s what happened in 1969. The Town of Gainesboro became the setting for the story about a sheriff going through a mid-life crisis, played by one of…

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Unemployment Down In Jackson County

October 6, 2020

Newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development highlighted an improving economy with lower unemployment in nearly every county across the state in August. Unemployment rates decreased in 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties during the month. Benton was the only county with a slight increase of 0.1 of a percentage point…

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