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

Obituaries 10/13/20

October 13, 2020

Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr. Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr., 71, of Buffalo Valley, passed away Oct. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. Interment followed in the Flatt and Woolbright Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was the owner of E…

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Obituaries 10/6/20

October 6, 2020

Joann Garrison Joann Garrison, 63, of Jackson County, passed away Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 29 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Crossman, Bro. Ted Gaw and Bro. John Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. She was born Dec.…

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Obituaries 9/29/20

September 29, 2020

Joe Marvin Chapman Joe Marvin Chapman, age 91, passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee on September 24, 2020. He was born August 31, 1929 in Gainesboro, Tenn. to Henry Clay and Ela Graham Chapman. He was educated in the Jackson County Schools. He graduated from Tennessee Tech in 1954. He served as First…

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Recent News

Devils Hold On To Beat The Indians

September 22, 2020

The (3-1) Jackson County Blue Devils traveled to play the (1-3) East Robertson Indians in a regional game. The Blue Devils received the ball first at their own 33-yard line. The first drive seen the Blue Devil offense go with all runs by Austin Birdwell, Wid Robbins and Eli Burris. After getting a first down,…

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TN Voices Offers Free Mental Services

September 15, 2020

September is officially recognized as Suicide Prevention Month, and it is crucial that TN Voices continues to work to assist the Tennessee community in mental health support services and shine a light on disparities in underserved populations. Experts have feared a wave of depression and suicide triggered by complications of the global COVID-19 pandemic, including…

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Blue Devils Destroy Bulldogs

September 15, 2020

The (2-1) Jackson County Blue Devils traveled to play the (0-3) Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs. The Blue Devils received the ball first at their own 48-yard line. The first play was a pass to Justin Davis for a touchdown. The extra point attempt was good, the score was 7 to 0 Blue Devils. Red Boiling…

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Fall Schedule Of Events In Historic Granville Announced

September 15, 2020

Historic Granville-Tennessee’s Mayberry Town announced their great fall schedule of events will occur during the month of October. Granville will be celebrating the entire month of October with the Scarecrow, Quilt and Old Time Craftsmen Festival. The theme will be “Magic in Mayberry” as the entire town will be turned into fall decorations as well…

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Two Arrested For Burglary

September 8, 2020

On Aug. 17 the Jackson County Grand Jury returned indictments against Danny Garcia and James Wallace for multiple felony counts. Captain Dennis Thrasher presented the cases to the grand jury after an investigation of burglary and theft over $60,000. The investigation culminated into identifying Garcia and Wallace, with the assistance of Tennessee Highway Patrol Criminal…

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Baseball Fundraisers Approved

September 8, 2020

The Jackson County Board of Education met in regular session on July 23, at 6 p.m. at the Central Office. Members present were Mark Brown, Amanda Taylor, Mark Allen, Marty Woolbright, James Childress and Michelle Hix (via phone). The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Brown. A motion made by Marty Woolbright, seconded…

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