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

EMS Responds To Single Vehicle Accident

May 2, 2017

A single vehicle accident occurred on April 22 around 12 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 85 and Hwy. 53. Involved in the accident was T.G. Marinucci, driving a white GMC van, who had difficulty negotiating the curve at the intersection causing the vehicle to become unstable. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Stafford Overcomes His Retinal Disability

May 2, 2017

Larry Stafford suffers from a rare retinal disease that has made life challenging. Being diagnosed as legally blind and losing his full independence was a tremendous shock to overcome but Larry has not allowed this disability to dampen his creative spirit. After leaving his position as an employee with Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative due to…

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