Wilson charged with elder abuse

Christie Wilson, 50, of Dunlap, has been charged with elder abuse, Dunlap Police Chief Clint Huth reports. The arrest came after a 74-year-old woman was transported to Erlanger Sequatchie Valley due to alleged abuse. For more, see the March 23, 2017 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Air Medcare Network pitched to County Commissioners

Sequatchie County Commissioners heard details on the Air Medcare Network, a membership that funds costs of air transport not covered by insurance, during their monthly meeting on March 20. For more, see the March 23, 2017 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Fatal wreck on 111 Friday morning

The identity of the man involved in a crash on US Highway 111 early Friday morning, March 17, has been released as  David L. Tucker, 41, of Dunlap. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol. Sgt. David Roark’s report, Tucker was driving a 2007 Honda vehicle that struck the rear of a Mack dump truck hauling sand…

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March
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  • All day
    Mar-02-17-Mar-27-17

      The Basics of Reverse Mortgages will be the topic at the March meetings of the local Family and Community Education (FCE) meetings. Family and Community Education is an organization of volunteers who work together to build strong families and communities. Meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings are scheduled for March 2 at the UT Extension office at 4:30 p.m.; March 14 at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m.; March 16 at the Cagle Community Center at 11:00 a.m.; and March 27 at the Lone Oak Community Center at noon EST. T9S9

  • All day
    Mar-02-17

    A Community Garden information meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mountain Valley Bank Summit Room. Sequatchie County Government, UT Extension, Chamber of Commerce, SETHRA and other interested individuals are planning a Community Garden for Sequatchie County. Participation in this garden is open to any individual or family in the Sequatchie Valley. More information can be obtained by calling UT Extension Sequatchie County Office at 949-2611 or attending the information meeting on March 2.T9S9

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  • All day
    Mar-03-17

      Restoration Pointe Church of God will be showing God’s Not Dead 2 for movie night on Friday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (423) 309-7627. T9S9

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  • All day
    Mar-07-17

    On Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m., the Mountain Arts Community Center is offering a free epilepsy awareness workshop led by the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee. During the workshop, videos will be viewed showing some of the most common types of seizures, epilepsy “myths and truths” will be explored, participants will be instructed on life-saving seizure first-aid techniques, reducing triggers will be discussed, and more. To RSVP, call (423) 886-1959 or email shawnesseyc@gmail.com. T8S8

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  • All day
    Mar-08-17-Mar-11-17

    The Sequatchie County Friends of the Library will hold its book sale in the City of Dunlap Training Center, March 8 (Friends Day) through March 11. Hours are Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A wide variety of books will be available, including recently released novels, coffee table books and more. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents, children’s books and VHS tapes are 25 cents, magazines cost 10 cents and CD’s and DVD’s as marked.  T6S6

  • All day
    Mar-08-17

    The Sequatchie County Friends of the Library will hold its book sale in the City of Dunlap Training Center, March 8 (Friends Day) through March 11. Hours are Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A wide variety of books will be available, including recently released novels, coffee table books and more. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents, children’s books and VHS tapes are 25 cents, magazines cost 10 cents and CD’s and DVD’s as marked.  T8S8

  • 2:00 pm-12:00 pm
    Mar-08-17-Mar-11-17

    Library Book Sale planned for March 8 – 11

    The Sequatchie County Friends of the Library will hold its book sale in the City of Dunlap Training Center, March 8 (Friends Day) through March 11. Hours are Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. A wide variety of books will be available, including recently released novels, coffee table books and more. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks are 50 cents, children’s books and VHS tapes are 25 cents, magazines cost 10 cents and CD’s and DVD’s as marked.  2T9-10S10

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  • All day
    Mar-09-17

    Bothered by someone’s drinking problem? Alanon may be able to help. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church for those who need help in coping with a friend or family member’s drinking problem. The church is located on Main Street. BT10S10

  • All day
    Mar-09-17

    Scrappy Quilters meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Cagle Community Center. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn to quilt or just stop for a visit. Call Donna for more information at 304-8617. T10S10

  • All day
    Mar-09-17

    Meetings for AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) are held at Dunlap United Methodist Church. AA meetings are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. NA meetings are on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. All times are central. The church is located at 1958 Main Street. BT10S10

  • 7:00 pm
    Mar-09-17

    The Lewis Chapel Community will be meeting on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. EST at the community center. Everyone is asked to please attend. The Lewis Chapel Community meets every other month on the second Thursday.T9S10

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  • All day
    Mar-12-17

      Family and Friends Day at Lusk Church of God of Prophesy will be held Sunday, March 12. Services begin at 10:30 a.m., with lunch to follow. Special singing will be by Bill Meadows. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Beverly Holland at 447-3677 or Dorothy Holland at 554-4122. 2BT9-10S9-10

  • All day
    Mar-12-17

    Valley Community Church holds services on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesday nights at 6:30. The church is located at 5816 Hwy. 28 in Dunlap. Their website is www.valleycommchurch.com. Pastor Matt Henderson and the church invite everyone to attend. For more information, call 949-5000. T10S10

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  • All day
    Mar-13-17

    Dinner with the Doctor, Monday, March 13 at 6:00 p.m., begins with a delicious meal made with tasty heart-healthy ingredients. The lecture by Dr. Mike Hollie, MD will cover the topic “Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Loss.” Learn what proactive choices can be implemented to help minimize the effects of dementia-related diseases and keep cognitive abilities sharp. Questions for the doctor are welcome. Enjoy some stretching exercises with Dr. Diane Chung, DDS, and tips on preparing for spring gardening by Chuck Cleveland, MPH. Everything is free and everyone is welcome. The event will be held at the Dunlap Adventist Christian School Gym, 105 Apache Lane. For more information, call 949-8211.2T9-10S9-10

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  • All day
    Mar-14-17

    The monthly meeting of the Fredonia Community Center will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will include the regular business meeting, scheduling workshops and finalizing the following scheduled fundraisers:

    Indoor garage sale on Saturday, March 18 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Table space is available to rent for a $5 donation. If interested, email fredoniaccdunlaptn@gmail.com with name and contact information.

    Soup/chili supper on Saturday, April 1 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    Country breakfast on Saturday, April 29 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to come and meet your neighbors and support our community.

  • All day
    Mar-14-17

    The monthly meeting of the Cagle Community Association will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. This is the regular monthly business meeting with reports and plans for the community. Everyone is invited to take this opportunity to meet neighbors and participate in what is happening on Cagle Mountain. T10S10

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  • All day
    Mar-16-17

    Music on the Mountain continues at the Cagle Community Center on the third Thursday of each month. This month’s event will be held March 16. Come enjoy bluegrass, country and gospel music. This is a free concert. Anyone interested in playing and/or singing is welcome to join. For more information, call Sharon at 949-2843 or 304-1927.T10S10

  • All day
    Mar-16-17

    The next FCE (Family, Community, Education) meeting at the Cagle Community Center is planned for Thursday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m. Dessert will be provided but everyone is asked to bring their lunch. The regular meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. These meetings are structured for the entire family. Everyone is invited to attend.T10S10

  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Mar-16-17

    The Sequatchie County Health Council will meet Thursday, March 16 at noon at Pizza King in Dunlap. Stephanie Boynton with Erlanger will speak to the council in regards to new health initiatives. This event is open to any individual interested in promoting the health of Sequatchie County. A Step Up Sequatchie Coalition meeting will immediately follow. For more information, contact Jan Frechette at jan.Frechette@tngov or call (423) 634-5801. T10S11

  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Mar-16-17

    Music on the Mountain continues at the Cagle Community Center on the third Thursday of each month. This month’s event will be held March 16 with featured group, Cannon Creek. A covered dish dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by music at 6:30. Come enjoy bluegrass, country and gospel music. This is a free concert. Anyone interested in playing and/or singing is welcome to join. For more information, call Sharon at 949-2843 or 304-1927. T10S11

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  • All day
    Mar-19-17-Mar-26-17

    On Sunday, March 19 and 26, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Brayton Seventh-day Adventist Church will be holding a Reversing Diabetes seminar at the Brayton-Hendon Community Center. Healthcare professionals will be present to measure blood sugar levels and blood pressure levels among other services. There is a $25 fee for instruction materials (assistance is available). This seminar will be followed by a series of meetings on preventive healthcare to be announced at a later date and will be free of charge. The community center is located on Hendon Road in Graysville (Pitts Gap area).BT4S4

  • All day
    Mar-19-17-Mar-21-17

    A Bible Prophecy conference with Dr. Jimmy DeYoung is planned for March 19-21 at Way of the Cross Baptist Church. DeYoung is a prophecy teacher and journalist who travels the country and the world educating the Body of Christ of the future events foretold in God’s prophetic Word. Services times are Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday nights at 6:30. The church is located at 444 Fredonia Road in Dunlap. For more information, call 949-3699; or for transportation on the church bus, call (423) 243-7861. The church’s website is www.wotcbc.org. BT11S11

  • All day
    Mar-19-17

    Crystle Elam, former singing partner of Jim Ricketts, will be singing at Grace Bible Church on Sunday, March 19 at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome. T11S11

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  • All day
    Mar-20-17

    Cherokee Chapter 301 Order of the Eastern Star will have their regular stated monthly meeting on Monday, March 20 at the Dunlap Masonic Lodge Hall on Cherry Street. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7:00. Officers for 2017 will be installed. All Cherokee Eastern Star members and qualified visitors are invited to attend. T11S11

  • All day
    Mar-20-17

    Sequatchie County Band Boosters meet on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the middle school band room. The next meeting is scheduled for March 20. If school is out, meeting is scheduled for following Monday. For more information, call 949-7108. T11S11

  • 4:00 pm
    Mar-20-17-May-20-17

    On March 20, the Sequatchie County UT Extension will be offering an Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program, an 8-week program designed for people with arthritis to reduce pain and stiffness, help maintain or improve mobility, muscle strength, memory, and balance. Individuals of all ages and mobility levels can benefit from the low-impact course. Classes will be held every Monday at 4:30 p.m. for one hour. The cost of the course is $48.00.

    For more information or to sign up for the program, contact UT Extension Agent Aneta Eichler at 423-949-2611.T10S11

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  • All day
    Mar-21-17

    VFW Post 5772, Dunlap, holds its monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. The executive committee meets at 5:00 p.m. and the general business meeting begins at 6:00. Meetings are held in the Legion Hall on Fredonia Road. All members are encouraged to attend. Any veteran interested in joining the VFW or learning more about the organization and the benefits of membership, is encouraged to attend a general business meeting. T11S11

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  • All day
    Mar-22-17

    The Highway for Heroes for all driver’s licenses will be at the VA office in Dunlap on Wednesday, March 22 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Services include driver’s license renewals and state identification cards, adding veteran code to driver’s license or identification card with valid DD214 (duplicate fee will apply), providing 360 Letters for Reinstatement information, and CDL’s. The VA office is located at 171 Church Street. For more information, call 949-4660.T11S11

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  • 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Mar-23-17

    A special called meeting at the Lewis Chapel Community Center is planned for Thursday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone in the community is encouraged to attend.T11S12

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  • All day
    Mar-27-17

    The staff of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will be at the Sequatchie County Courthouse on Monday, March 27 at 9:30 a.m. Anyone having legal problems may qualify for free legal assistance with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment and senior. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, call (423) 303-2266.T11S11

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  • All day
    Mar-28-17

    Sequatchie Valley Master Gardeners and the Sequatchie County UT Extension will host a free Small Fruits Workshop on Tuesday, March 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Mountain Valley Bank’s Summit Room. Enthusiastic presenters will discuss how to successfully grow blueberries, strawberries and brambles (blackberries and raspberries) in our area. There will be light refreshments and door prizes. RSVP by March 24 to 949-2611.2BT11-12S11-12

  • All day
    Mar-28-17

    American Legion Post 190, Dunlap, holds its monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of each month. The executive committee meets at 5:00 p.m. and the general business meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Legion Hall on Fredonia Road. All members are encouraged to attend. Any veteran interested in  joining the American Legion or learning more about the organization and the benefits of membership is encouraged to attend a general business meeting. T12S12

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  • All day
    Mar-31-17

    A preschool screening day carnival for Sequatchie County children ages 3 and 4 years old will be held at Griffith Elementary School, Friday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Parents and children are asked to enter through the breezeway located near the old gym. There will be screenings for vision, hearing, speech and development, plus carnival games. Parents will need to bring proof of residency in Sequatchie County (electric bill or property tax bill), birth certificate, Social Security card, physical and immunizations on school form, and proof of income (required for some programs). T11S11

  • All day
    Mar-31-17

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency will be distributing USDA commodities to eligible Sequatchie County residents on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the SETHRA office in Dunlap. A commodity card is required in order to receive commodities on this day. Call the office by Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 949-2191 to make an appointment to get a card. All you have to provide is proof of income for all household members to get a commodity card. Eligibility will be based on total household income not in excess of the State-established maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size. In accordance with Federal law and USDA policy, SETHRA is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.T11S11

  • All day
    Mar-31-17

    A preschool screening day carnival for Sequatchie County children, ages 3 and 4 years old, will be held at Griffith Elementary School, Friday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Parents and children are asked to enter through the breezeway located near the old gym. There will be screenings for vision, hearing, speech and development, plus carnival games. Parents will need to bring proof of residency in Sequatchie County (electric bill or property tax bill), birth certificate, Social Security card, physical and immunizations on school form, and proof of income (required for some programs). 2T12-13S12-13