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Tennessee’s Health Commissioner was in Putnam County at the end of May to recognize the health care improvement projects planned for the Putnam County Health Department and Cookeville Regional Medical Center as part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s statewide effort to expand Tennessee’s capacity to deliver quality healthcare services.

The statewide newspaper, The Tennessean , based out of Nashville, has named its All-Decades 2000s high school girls basketball team and two standouts from Jackson County are among those honored last …

The Gainesboro Fire Department, as of May, 29 received 8 new Scott Scuba air packs, and 16 scuba 4500psi bottles, 8 scuba masks, from a grant we were awarded through the Tn Fire Marshalls Grant. …

Fun was had by adults and kids alike at this year’s Poke Sallet Festival. With more than 60 vendors, an art show, car show, and carnival, this year’s event - held at the Jackson County …

The Jackson County School Board announced plans to honor the retirees and milestone employees in a ceremony scheduled for Monday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Jackson County High School.  The …

The Memorial building that houses the Chamber of Commerce, American Legion and the Anti-Drug Coalition, will be getting an update thanks to a $300,000 grant. Hope Vargas told the mayor and board of …

On Friday, April 19, a few members of the Poke Sallet Foundation board had the privilege of visiting Jackson County High School to award scholarships to two deserving young men. Matthew Otte & …

The local Jackson County Imagination Library received $5,000 from the Twin Lakes FRS Grant. Special Shout Out to our board member, Faith Henshaw, she has worked so hard to get this funding. The …

The vision is for a world where children grow up happy, healthy, and prepared to succeed in supportive families and communities. The pinwheel is passed to each recipient to pass it to someone who had …

Gainesboro Head Start enjoyed a visit from Ollie Otter. They learned about seatbelt safety, road safety and hands-free Tennessee.

Finding Solace, Healing in God’s Country Cross the Divide helps veterans hunt and fish in hopes to help healing Jennifer Ogletree  Coming back from combat is a harrowing …

Alderperson Nancy Pruett addressed the council about alleged comments from the public about the work being done or not being done by the Street Department. Pruett suggested a change in structure to …

The mayor and board of aldermen approved the closure of Main Street between Gore and Hull on Friday, June 28, from 4:00pm until 10:00pm for the “Share to Care Stuff the Bus” fundraiser …

The state released February’s unemployment report and the unemployment is dropping across the state. All 95 counties showed an improved unemployment situation when compared to their …

The Jackson County School Board voted to allow the students to have an early dismissal on May 10, 2024 so students and parents can attend the Polk Sallet Festival.  The board also voted to …

Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Christian religion. Eggs have been seen as ancient symbol of fertility, while springtime is considered to bring new life and …

EASTER LAMB CAKE Ingredients 3 large egg whites 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder …

Jackson County Middle School is one of 343 schools to be awarded a grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc., a TVA retiree organization, to develop …

A stroll through downtown Gainesboro will provide a sight of Gainesboro’s newest food market, Miss Sallie’s. But this small-town gem is increasing Gainesboro’s visibility by being …

The Property Assessor seat is seeing a competition this year, and in the spirit of democracy, we at the Jackson County Sentinel want to introduce both candidates to inform the voters.  …

The Gainesboro Mayor and board of Aldermen held their regular meeting. During said meeting the board voted to accept bids on both sidewalk projects (Montpelier and Murray) with the stipulation that …

Trump Sees Super Tuesday Wins Jennifer Ogletree Tuesday, March 5, 2014 was Super Tuesday or the day that most of the states vote in the primary presidential election. Trump, unsurprising to …

Jackson County High School will soon be the new home of a CTE building. The school board saw plans for the new Cosmetology lab which is projected to include, stations for haircuts and styling, …

Tennessee recognizes schools as a Reward school when high levels of performance or improvement in performance is demonstrated. To be recognized as a Reward school, a school must have an overall …

Fresh off her Old Gray Idol win Celina native, Cherokee Upton is preparing to work with the Sonic Lyft out of Cookeville. She is hoping to release two singles within a month. Although she has …

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