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

Several Narcotics Arrests Being Made

May 30, 2017

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has made several narcotics arrest over the last month. Deputies Ridge Long and Jimmy Sizemore recovered this evidence over the past month while focusing on areas reported to have possible narcotics activity. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel on newsstands now,…

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Transportation Coalition Launches Statewide Media Tour

May 30, 2017

The Transportation Coalition of Tennessee held a series of news conferences to discuss the impact of the IMPROVE Act’s projects on different areas of the state. As part of the series, a press conference was held to detail how specific projects will affect Jackson County residents. The total impact for Jackson County is $7,880,631 for…

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Resolution In Senate Passed Honoring Bluegrass Band Dailey And Vincent

May 23, 2017

The bluegrass band Dailey and Vincent was honored on the floor of the Tennessee Senate on Thursday during the final day of the 2017 legislative session. Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) sponsored Senate Resolution 132, which honors the group for recently being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and congratulates them on the release of their…

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D.B.S. And J.C.M.S. Hand Out Top Honors

May 23, 2017

Jackson County Middle School held eighth grade graduation on the evening of May 18 in the gymnasium. The valedictorian of the eighth grade class is Justin King with an average of 98.55. Justin also presented the Crystal Apple award to teacher Debbie Bachour. The salutatorian of the eighth grade class is Elizabeth Sherrill with an…

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J.C.H.S Girls State Delegates Selected

May 23, 2017

Volunteer Girls State (VGS) is a leadership and citizenship-training program offered to young women in Tennessee by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Nationally recognized as one of the top Girls State programs in the nation, Volunteer Girls State provides young women the opportunity to form and run a mock government by meeting, living and working…

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Community Helpers On Hand

May 16, 2017

The Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair in conjunction with their “community helpers week.” 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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