$496,400 grant to fight Dunlap water loss

     The City of Dunlap has received a Community Development Block Grant of $496,400 to assist in upgrades to the city’s water system. Representative Ron Travis stated the grant dollars were issued in an effort to reduce water loss. For more on the story, see the July 19 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Schmitt signs with Bryan

Jalyn Schmitt, a 2018 graduate of Sequatchie County High School, will continue her education and softball career at Bryan College. The daughter of Michael and Marie Schmitt, and Jannet and Dino Swafford signed in a ceremony at the college on June 29. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Grants to aid students at SCHS

The Sequatchie County School System will be aided by two large grants, announced last week. Funding of $99,999 from J.P. Morgan Chase is now available for the purchase of state-of-the-art virtual welding equipment. A grant of $34,272 through the Perkins Reserve will be used to start a Mechatronics Engineering program at Sequatchie County High School.…

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Events

< 2017 >
December
  • 02

    Hankins family planning Christmas Dinner

    All day
    Dec-02-17

    Descendants of Ease and Eliza Hankins will be having their Christmas dinner on Saturday, December 2 at the Lusk Community Center around 1:00 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

  • 04

    Youth Association holding meeting

    All day
    Dec-04-17

    The Sequatchie County Youth Association will be holding a meeting on Monday, December 4 at Sequatchie County Farm Bureau at 6:00 p.m. Items to be discussed at this meeting will be current business. Anyone wishing to be involved in youth baseball or softball is strongly encouraged to attend any meeting being held. Any input and involvement is greatly appreciated. T48

  • 10

    Cancer benefit at Mercy Ministries

    All day
    Dec-10-17

       A Fighting the Giant Cancer Awareness Benefit Concert with gospel recording artists Gary Winningham and Kim Goins will be held Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Mercy Ministries. All donations go toward medical expenses for Pastor Gail Harris who has been fighting breast cancer for over a year. For more information, call 554-3952 or Kathy Lockhart at 949-3238. The church is located at 416 Valley View Drive in Dunlap. T49

  • 10

    Christmas show at Christian Worship Center

    All day
    Dec-10-17

      A Christmas show, Come Celebrate Jesus With Us, will be presented by Christian Worship Center on Sunday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. The church is located at 208 E. Spring Street in Whitwell. T49

  • 12

    UT Extension and FCE offering Falcon Rest tour

    All day
    Dec-12-17

    The Sequatchie County UT Extension and Family and Community Education members are sponsoring an interactive presentation of Ghost in the Mansion at the Falcon Rest in McMinnville on Tuesday, December 12. Cost of the event, which includes a period style luncheon, is $35 and needs to be paid upon reservation. RSVP by December 4 by calling the Extension office at 949-2611.

  • 15

    Commodities to be distributed

    All day
    Dec-15-17

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency will be distributing USDA commodities to eligible Sequatchie County residents on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the SETHRA office in Dunlap. You must have a card to receive commodities on this day. You can call the office at 949-2191 to make an appointment to get a card until Wednesday, December 6, 2017. You must provide proof of income for all household members or proof of category eligibility to get your 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 or category eligibility. 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. T47S48