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 6/22/21

June 22, 2021

Ricky E. Strong Ricky E. Strong, 60, of the Center Grove Community, passed away June 15 at Signature Health Care in Algood. Funeral services were held June 19 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Grover Rich Cemetery in Clay County. He was…

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Obituaries 6/15/21

June 15, 2021

Ann Keen Ann Keen, 84, of Gainesboro, passed away June 8 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held June 12 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ray Notgrass officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville Community. She was born July 23, 1936 in Gainesboro. She was retired from…

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Obituaries 6/1/21

June 1, 2021

Bethel D. Pippin Bethel D. Pippin, 93, passed away May 21 at Signature Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 24 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community. He was born Feb. 21, 1928 in Jackson…

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Recent News

Free Flu Shots At Jackson Co. Health Dept.

January 16, 2018

With the number of flu cases on the rise across the Upper Cumberland, the Jackson County Health Department clinic is currently offering flu vaccinations at no cost to patients until vaccine supplies are depleted. Patients may walk in to request a flu vaccine any time during regular clinic hours. A total of 212 confirmed flu…

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School Board Appreciation Week To Begin Soon

January 16, 2018

Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 21-27, 2018 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community. Jackson County Schools is joining public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Appreciation Week and honor…

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New Amphitheater Project Progress And Deadline Discussed

January 16, 2018

The town recorder, Brenda Spivey, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. Aldermen present: Roger Dale Gore and Roger Calvert. Jacob Stafford was not present at roll call. The Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, was observed by all present. Approval of the minutes of November 2, 2017, Roger Dale Gore made…

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Granville Museum Presents Volunteer Awards

January 9, 2018

The Granville Museum in Historic Granville recently had their 2017 Volunteer Christmas Party to honor all of the 185 volunteers that gave their time to operate the Granville Museum, Sutton General Store, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, 1880 Sutton Historic Home, Pioneer Village and Antique Car Museum. The volunteer group began in 1999 with the…

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Stolen Firearm Recovered By Sheriff’s Office

January 9, 2018

On Dec. 18, Cpt. Dennis Thrasher, with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept., recovered a firearm that was stolen from a residential burglary in 2015. Thrasher became involved in this investigation on June 6, 2016. when he and Sgt. Chris Carter recovered a stolen tractor in the Brooks Bend area of the county. For more on…

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New Laws For The New Year

January 2, 2018

Jackson County drivers using a cell phone in a school zone while the warning lights are flashing could face a fine under a new law that took effect Jan. 1. This is one of several new laws that could affect local residents in the new year. A fine of up to $50 can be issued…

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