Sanders charged with killing husband

     Jerri Lynn Sanders, 44, is accused of stabbing her husband, John Wayne Sanders, 61, with a kitchen knife Tuesday evening, October 17, reports Sequatchie County Sheriff Ronnie Hitchcock. She remains in custody at the Sequatchie County Justice Center for criminal homicide after being denied bond during an October 18 hearing.      The Sheriff said the suspect…

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Change made on BTC Board of Directors

Over 550 votes were cast at the annual Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative (BTC) meeting on Thursday morning, October 12, giving newcomer Dion (Don) Ault, Jr. a spot on the Board of Directors alongside incumbent John Lee Downey. For more, see the October 19 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Fire displaces family while one was helping others

A Daus family lost their home in a fire while one of them was helping victims of a hurricane. The home of Glenda Hankins was destroyed on Friday night, October 13. Bob and Leanne Raber were also living at the home along with their three children. For more, see the October 19 issue of The…

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  • All day
    Oct-01-17

    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 6808 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.

  • All day
    Oct-01-17

    Dunlap United Methodist Church will hold its fall festival at Harris Park at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 1. Special speaker will be DS Randy Martin. There will be music and a hamburger and hotdog cookout with all the trimmings, drinks and dessert. 2TS38-39

  • All day
    Oct-01-17

    The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) provides free assistance to help residents reach their education and career goals. Marla King, an education advisor with EOC, who formerly assisted students at the Chattanooga State Sequatchie/Bledsoe campus, will now be scheduling appointments at the Sequatchie County/Dunlap Chamber of Commerce on Thursdays, by appointment, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. General education courses are offered at both Sequatchie and Bledsoe County High Schools. The center serves Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties, and can assist with adult high school completion programs, choosing a college and a major, filing for FAFSA, searching for scholarships and grants, and overcoming federal student loan default. The 2017-2018 FAFSA will be available October 1, 2016. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 425-1702.BT10S10

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  • All day
    Oct-03-17

    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 Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. All times are central. The church is located at 1958 Main Street.

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  • All day
    Oct-05-17

    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.

  • All day
    Oct-05-17

    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 for family member’s drinking problem. The church is located at 1958 Main Street.

  • All day
    Oct-05-17

    The Education Opportunity Center (EOC) provides free assistance to help residents reach their educational and career goals. Marla King, an education advisor with EOC, who formerly assisted students at the Chattanooga State Sequatchie/Bledsoe campus, will now be scheduling appointments at the Sequatchie County/Dunlap Chamber of Commerce on Thursdays, by appointment, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. General education courses are offered at both Sequatchie and Bledsoe County High Schools. The center serves Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties, and can assist with adult high school completion programs, choosing a college and a major, filing for FAFSA, searching for scholarships and grants, and overcoming federal student loan default. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 425-1702.   

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  • All day
    Oct-06-17

    A benefit dinner and bake sale for Randy Layne, who is taking dialysis three days a week due to kidney failure, will be held Friday, October 6 at Palmer Church of God (1898 Main Street). All donations will go toward medical and travel expenses. Plate lunches will consist of turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, cranberry sauce and rolls for $6. Dine-in or carry-out is available. Will deliver in Dunlap. Call Holly Hitchcox at (423) 362-2449. T40

  • All day
    Oct-06-17-Oct-07-17

    An indoor church sale will be held Friday and Saturday, October 6 – 7 at Lighthouse Baptist Church (corner of Oak and Third in Dunlap), beginning at 8:00 a.m. They will have fall clothes, jackets for men, women and children, men’s suits, dress pants, jeans, glassware and more. All proceeds go to the church. 

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  • All day
    Oct-07-17

    The Dunlap Lions Club is having its annual auction and hamburger supper on Saturday, October 7 at the Sequatchie County Rescue Squad. The supper begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the auction at 7:00. Tickets are $5 each and proceeds benefit the club’s service projects. T40

  • All day
    Oct-07-17-Oct-08-17

    Former students, faculty and staff of the Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later renamed Smallwood at Moccasin Bend, in Chattanooga during the years of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a reunion on October 7 and 8 from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the rear of the center’s parking and playground area. Bring a lawn chair and old photos. Coffee and donuts will be provided. RSVP by September 29. For more information or to RSVP, call Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net.

  • All day
    Oct-07-17

    The fall festival at Lewis Chapel Church of God will be held Saturday, October 7 at noon with free food, games, pony rides and inflatables.

  • All day
    Oct-07-17

    First United Methodist Women of Whitwell will have their annual craft fair on Saturday, October 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be crafts, several local and well-known artists, and a bake sale. Vendor tables are $10 and the fee goes to the Marion County Food Bank. Soup, bread, drink and dessert for lunch will be served for $5. Leave message or text (423) 779-6677.

  • All day
    Oct-07-17

    Saturday, October 7 is the date set for the Blackburn and Tular Smith Harmon family reunion. The event will be held at Harris Park in Dunlap from noon until 4:00 p.m. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. TS39

  • All day
    Oct-07-17

    First United Methodist Women of Whitwell will have their annual craft fair on Saturday, October 7 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be crafts from several local and well-known artists and a bake sale. Vendor tables are $10 and the fee goes to the Marion County Food Bank. Lunch of soup, bread, drink and dessert for $5 will be available. Leave message or text (423) 779-6677. TS38

  • All day
    Oct-07-17-Oct-08-17

    Former students, faculty and staff of the Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later renamed Smallwood at Moccasin Bend, in Chattanooga during the years of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a reunion on October 7 and 8 from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the rear of the center’s parking and playground area. Bring a lawn chair and old photos. Coffee and donuts will be provided. RSVP by September 29. For more information or to RSVP, call Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT37S38

  • All day
    Oct-07-17-Oct-08-17

    Former students, faculty and staff of the Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later renamed Smallwood at Moccasin Bend, in Chattanooga during the years of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a reunion on October 7 and 8 from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the rear of the center’s parking and playground area. Bring a lawn chair and old photos. Coffee and donuts will be provided. RSVP by September 29. For more information or to RSVP, call Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT28

  • 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Oct-07-17-Oct-08-17

    Former students, faculty and staff of the Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later renamed Smallwood at Moccasin Bend, in Chattanooga during the years of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a reunion on October 7 and 8 from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the rear of the center’s parking and playground area. Bring a lawn chair and old photos. Coffee and donuts will be provided. RSVP by September 29. For more information or to RSVP, call Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT33S34

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  • All day
    Oct-08-17

    The Hargis family reunion, set for Sunday, October 8 at noon, will be held at the home of Steve and Kathy on Pearl Street in Dunlap behind Farley’s Ace Hardware. For more information, call Judy at 718-2571.2TS39-40

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  • All day
    Oct-09-17

    The Cagle Community Center is holding a fall rock painting party on Monday, October 9 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Rocks and paint will be provided but participants are welcome to bring their own rocks to paint with leaves, trees, pumpkins, squirrels and other fall pictures. Everyone is welcome. T40

  • All day
    Oct-09-17

    Dinner with the Doctor on Monday, October 9 features the topic “Meet Your Second Brain-The Gut”. A troubled intestine can send signals to the brain, just as a troubled brain can send signals to the gut. A person›s stomach or intestinal distress can be the cause or the product of anxiety, stress, or depression because the brain and the gastrointestinal (GI) system are intimately connected. This lecture by Dr. John McKeown, MD will help identify ways to ensure a healthy gut-brain connection. The evening begins with some stretching exercises with Dr. Diane Chung, DDS, and is followed by a delicious meal. Everything is free and everyone is welcome. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Dunlap Adventist Christian School Gym, 105 Apache Lane. For more information, call 949-8211. 

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  • All day
    Oct-10-17

    The Cagle FCE Club is changing their monthly meeting from the third Thursday at 11:00 a.m. to the second Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the quilt room at the Cagle Community Center. Aneta Eichler from the UT Extension office will give the presentation on October 10.T40S41

  • All day
    Oct-10-17

    The Hope and Healing Grief Support group will be holding fall classes on Tuesdays, October 10 and 24 and November 7 and 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ewton Community Room in Dunlap. The November 7 class will be the group’s annual Hope for the Holidays event. Light refreshments are served at each class. For more information, call 280-7489 or 802-1727.

  • All day
    Oct-10-17

    The monthly meeting for the Fredonia Community Center will be held Tuesday, October 10 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will include the regular business meeting, as well as finalizing the country breakfast fundraiser planned for October 14 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. for a $6 donation. Everyone is welcome to come and meet your neighbors and support our community.

  • All day
    Oct-10-17

    The regular monthly meeting of the Cagle Community Association will be held Tuesday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to take this opportunity to meet neighbors and participate in what is happening on Cagle Mountain.

  • All day
    Oct-10-17

    Sequatchie Valley Community Band practice is held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Sequatchie County Middle School band room. This is a concert band and is open to anyone in the valley or surrounding area who plays a wind or percussion instrument. All experience levels are welcome. For more information, contact Tim Willis at willistg@live.com or (423) 994-8445.

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  • All day
    Oct-14-17

    The Will and Rebecca Smith family reunion will be held Saturday, October 14 at the Lusk Community Center. Bring a covered dish for lunch at noon. Eating and drinking utensils will be provided. T40S41

  • All day
    Oct-14-17

    A pancake breakfast will be held at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative on Saturday, October 14 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Homemade baked items will also be on sale.  They will be serving pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage and drink. All proceeds from the breakfast and bake sale go to the Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network. 2T40-41S41

  • All day
    Oct-14-17

    A singing at Cagle Community Church is planned for Saturday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. Special singers will be The Lore Family from Portsmouth, Ohio. Pastor Darrell Nance and congregation invite everyone to attend. The church is located on Hwy. 8 and 111.

  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Oct-14-17

    Cowboy Church at the Tennessee Guest Ranch is held on the second Saturday of each month, through November, beginning at 5:00 p.m. with food, fellowship and fun. The next church service is planned for April 8 and includes free pony rides for children 12 and under, chuck wagon chow appetizers for the family and meet the horses in the stables. At 6:00 p.m., its Cowboy Church with a live horse presentation, music and a message (rain or shine, indoor facilities available). For more information, go to cowboychurchsv.com or call (423) 554-4677. The ranch is located on 1050 Ray Hixson Road in Dunlap. 3BT12-14S13-14

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  • All day
    Oct-17-17

    Family and Community Education Council (FCE) of Sequatchie County will be hosting a workshop on essential oils. Josselyn Neilsen, essential oils specialist, will be teaching this free class at Ewtonville Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 17 at 9:30 a.m. Learn how to reduce stress, sleep better and improve health with essential oils. FCE members will be offering a variety of educational and craft classes all day long. For more information, call the UT Extension office at 949-2611. T41

  • All day
    Oct-17-17

    The Family and Community Education Council of Sequatchie County will be hosting a workshop on Happy, Healthy Feet. Mary Beth Henley, extension agent in Franklin County, will be teaching this free class at Ewtonville Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 17 at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call the UT Extension Office at 949-2611.

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  • All day
    Oct-19-17

    A round table discussion for parents of 2017 Sequatchie County High School graduates will be held Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education meeting room. Topics discussed will include career choices, ACT/SAT, alternate credit opportunities, college visits, comparing colleges, college application process, scholarships, and time and money matters. A question and answer session will also be held. T42

  • All day
    Oct-19-17

    Sequatchie County Farm Bureau will be hosting its annual membership meeting on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mountain Valley Bank Summit Room. A meal will be provided and door prizes awarded. Everyone is invited to attend in support of their local Farm Bureau. RSVP at 949-2197. 2T40-41S41-42

  • All day
    Oct-19-17

    The Sequatchie County Friends of the Library semi-annual book sale opens to the public on Thursday, October 19 at a new location, the Sequatchie County Fairgrounds, 103 Heard Street.  Sale hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. The sale will also feature a silent auction including tickets to Dollywood and other local attractions. Paperback novels cost 50 cents each, hardback fiction and large print books are $1.00 each, and books for children and youth cost a quarter. Aside from fiction and books for younger readers, the sale includes reference and other books on subjects as diverse as gardening and war history. A sneak preview sale is open only to FOTL (Friends of the Library) members takes place Wednesday, October 18 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. A membership to FOTL ($5.00 individual membership and $10 family membership) is required for the sneak preview. TS39

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  • All day
    Oct-21-17

    Chapel Hill United Methodist Church will have its annual barbecue on Saturday, October 21 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance and $7.50 the day of the event. Everyone is welcome.T41S42

  • All day
    Oct-21-17

    The Knight family reunion is planned for Saturday, October 21 at noon at the home of J.L. and Wilma Fields at 123 Fields Drive in Dunlap. The meal is a covered dish. For more information, call 949-3113. T40S41

  • All day
    Oct-21-17

    The Dunlap Cruise-in and Days of Yesteryear Antique Tractor Show will be together for the first time on Saturday, October 21. Bring your antique car, truck or tractor to the showgrounds next to Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in Dunlap from noon until 4:00 p.m. TS38

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  • All day
    Oct-24-17

    State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) will hold October town hall listening meetings in Sequatchie County on Tuesday, October 24 at the courthouse from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. In her monthly meetings, Bowling offers assistance with state services and listens to concerns that citizens have for the State Legislature. Bowling’s office can be reached, year-round, at (615) 741-6694. T42S43

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  • All day
    Oct-27-17

    A community drive to aid the Raber and Hankins family is scheduled for October 27 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Dunlap City Hall Training Center. The family and their three children lost their home and belongings in a fire on October 13. Non-perishable food items, personal hygiene, clothing, toys and other items can be taken to the center. For more information, call Dunlap City Hall at 949-2115.

  • All day
    Oct-27-17

    Griffith Elementary School PTO is hosting a tailgate party and fall carnival for the community and its students on Friday, October 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at the practice field behind the high school stadium prior to the Indians’ football game against Upperman. Admission is $1. Concessions will be available for purchase and there will be a chili cookoff, costume contest, games and other activities. Children under three are admitted free.

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  • All day
    Oct-28-17

    A benefit for Greg (Red) Rains, to help with medical expenses, will be held Saturday, October 28 at the Lusk Community Center. Food will be served at 1:00 p.m., and an auction starts at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are available to win prizes: 380 Glock with police holster and 250 rounds of ammo, hog with processing (approximately 150 pounds), 65-quart Yeti Cooler and Stihl 271 Farm Boss chainsaw. One ticket is $5, three tickets are $10 and eight tickets are $20. Tickets for a quilt to be given away will also be sold. For more information, contact Susan Olinger at 298-4563, Melonee Knight at 618-0404 or Teddy Smith at 554-3829.

  • All day
    Oct-28-17

    A reunion for Lewis Chapel School is planned for Saturday, October 28 at the community center. Lunch will be served at 2:00 p.m. EST. Everyone is asked to bring finger foods and old school pictures.

  • All day
    Oct-28-17

    A community fall festival at NHC in Dunlap, 360 Dell Trail, is scheduled for Saturday, October 28 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Activities planned include Trunk or Treat, a bounce house, face painting, live music, hot dogs and chili, popcorn, a cake walk and pumpkin painting. There will be local vendors. T42

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  • All day
    Oct-31-17

    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.