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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  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Jun-03-17

    The King and Tate reunion is planned for Saturday, June 3 at the Gruetli-Laager Community Center on Hwy. 108. A covered dish lunch will be held at noon. T21-22S22

  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Jun-03-17

    The King and Tate reunion is planned for Saturday, June 3 at the Gruetli-Laager Community Center on Hwy. 108. A covered dish lunch will be held at noon. T20S21

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  • All day
    Jun-04-17

    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. TS23

  • 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
    Jun-04-17
    351 Peachtree Hills Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

    351 Peachtree Hills Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

    Brunch is quickly becoming the most delicious meal in America. Whether it be in a French bistro, a mom and pop diner or in your own mother’s kitchen, the story of the South’s food and drink traditions would be incomplete without paying homage to these local spots. The Designer Diner concept tells the story of this favorite meal in five Southern hubs, and the changing patterns in how Southerners eat, live and interact while also showcasing the South’s design aesthetic with five city-inspired designer vignettes.

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  • 9:00 am-3:00 pm
    Jun-07-17-Jun-08-17

    Babysitting Rocks is a curriculum designed for youth in grades 7 -12 to develop their skills in the field of child care. Topics covered will include the babysitter’s roles and responsibilities, behavior management techniques, problem solving, handling emergencies and first aid, communicating with parents and managing money. Classes will be offered June 7 -8 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Citizens Tri-County Training Room. Cost for the two-day workshop is $30. This will include workbook, knapsack, and lunch.  For more information or to register, contact the Sequatchie County Extension office at 423-949-2611. T20S21

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  • All day
    Jun-08-17

    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.BTS23

  • All day
    Jun-08-17

    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.TS23

  • All day
    Jun-08-17

    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.TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-09-17

    A yard sale will be held June 9 and 10 from 7:00 a.m. to noon at Blevins Farm, 2915 East Valley Road in Whitwell. Donations only will be accepted. The yard sale is sponsored by Cartwright First Baptist Church and all proceeds will go to the church’s VBS and shoebox ministries. TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-10-17

    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 July 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. 4BTS24-27

  • All day
    Jun-10-17

    The Thad Sims family reunion will be held Saturday, June 10 at the Sequatchie County Rescue Squad. A covered dish luncheon will be held at noon. Ice, plates, cups, etc. will be provided. Come early and fellowship. For more information, call Bill Kerley at 828-944-0722 or Mildred Hobbs at 949-3898. TS23

  • All day
    Jun-10-17

    A workday is planned at the Lewis Chapel Community Center on Saturday, June 10 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Everyone please attend. TS23

  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Jun-10-17

    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
    Jun-11-17-Jun-15-17

    Hwy. 28 Church of God will be having a GLOW (Go Light Our World) Kids Krusade, June 11-15, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Each night will be two hours of games, fun, puppets, a lesson from the Word of God and food. Eveyrone is invited to attend. For more information, call 949-3090 or 364-9177. TS23

  • All day
    Jun-11-17

    Decoration at Cookston Cemetery is set for Sunday, June 11. Anyone having family buried here is encouraged to attend and donate to the upkeep of loved ones’ gravesites. Those not able to attend can send contributions to Cookston Cemetery, c/o Mary Cookston, 439 Cookston Cave Road, Whitwell, TN 37397. TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-12-17-Jun-16-17

    Flat Mountian Baptist Church is planning Vacation Bible School on June 12-16 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. A VBS kickoff will be held Saturday, June 10 from noon until 4:00 p.m. A smoked pork dinner will be served at 1:00 p.m. There will also be a cake walk, inflatables and music. Transportation is available. For more information, call Camilla at 762-1712 or Lisa at 280-6234. TS23

  • 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jun-12-17-Jun-16-17

    Vacation Bible School at Ewtonville Baptist Church will be held June 12-16 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. This year’s theme is Maker Fun Factory. 2T22-23S23

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  • All day
    Jun-13-17

    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.BTS23

  • All day
    Jun-13-17

    The monthly meeting of the Cagle Community Association will be held Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. Following the regular business meeting, Aneta Eichler with the UT Extension office will give a presentation on Hands-Only CPR, a new and simplified, life-saving technique. Everyone is invited to take this opportunity to meet neighbors and participate in what is happening on Cagle Mountain.TS23

  • All day
    Jun-13-17

    The monthly meeting for the Fredonia Community Center will be held Tuesday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will include the regular business meeting. Everyone is welcome to come and meet your neighbors and support our community.TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-14-17

    Chapel Hill United Methodist Church is sponsoring Kids in the Park on Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Harris Park in Dunlap. This will be a night of music, fun field events and activities for kids age 5-12. Parents are welcome. TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-15-17

    Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet Thursday, June 15 at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative on Hwy. 127 North in Dunlap. New member applicants and OCR are welcome. BTS24

  • All day
    Jun-15-17

    The Sequatchie County High School Class of 1952 will meet on Thursday, June 15 at Dunlap Restaurant (back room) at 2:00 p.m. For more information, call Viva at 949-4183.2T23-24S24

  • All day
    Jun-15-17

    The next FCE (Family, Community, Education) meeting at the Cagle Community Center is planned for Thursday, June 15 at 11:00 a.m. These meetings are structured for the entire family. Everyone is invited to attend. TS23

  • All day
    Jun-15-17

    Music on the Mountain continues at the Cagle Community Center on the third Thursday of each month. This month’s event will be held June 15 with guest singers, The Agee Family, at 6:30 p.m. A covered dish meal will be served at 5:30. In July, the Cumberland Band will be the guest singers. A jam session will also be held. 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.TS23

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  • All day
    Jun-17-17

    Decoration Day at Mansfield Cemetery is planned for Saturday, June 17. Anyone with loved ones buried there is encouraged to attend and contribute to the upkeep of the grounds. If unable to attend, mail donations to Carolyn M. Sims, 325 Old Union Road, Dunlap, TN 37327. TS24

  • All day
    Jun-17-17

    The Grundy County Swiss Historical will have a follow-up planning meeting and work day at the Stoker-Stampfil Farm Museum on Saturday, June 17 at 9:00 a.m. Bring snacks and drinks for yourself. Vendors are urged to call (931) 235-3029 to sign up for a booth. A celebration at the farm will be held Saturday, July 29. TS24

  • All day
    Jun-17-17

    The 30th annual Morrison family reunion will be held Saturday, June 17 at the big pavilion at Whitwell Park. A meal will be served at noon. Everyone is asked to bring a dish or two and old pictures to share. For more information, call (423) 658-5982. TS23

  • 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jun-17-17-Sep-02-17

    Food Preservation classes are being offered by the UT Extension Service for the spring and summer Saturday series beginning June 17. Cost for the class is $20. This is a hands-on class and participants will go home with a finished product each session. Remaining classes include:

    •June 17, 2017 – Pressure Canning (green beans)

    •July 15, 2017 – Jams & Jellies & Pickling

    •September 2, 2017 – Gifting Items (apple relish and infused vinegars)

    Classes will be held at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church from 9:00 a.m. until noon. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Registration deadline is June 15 for the first class. Contact the UT Extension office at 949-2611 for further information.

  • 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Jun-17-17
    111 South Oak Street

    111 South Oak Street

    Free!

    Food, music, games, including a water slide (bring your own towel!)

    Will kick off our VBS week which will be held Monday, June 19-Friday June 23.

    South Whitwell Baptist Church

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  • All day
    Jun-18-17

    Grace Bible Church is having pastor appreciation day on Sunday, June 18 with special singing by Danny Pilkey at 10:00 a.m., followed by preaching with Bro. Greg Fench at 11:00. June 18 is also Fathers Day. The church invites everyone to bring their father and come worship the Lord as they honor their pastor, Bro. Wayne Miller. TS24

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  • All day
    Jun-19-17-Jun-21-17

    Vacation Bible School at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Dunlap is planned for June 19-21 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for children ages 3-12. This year’s theme is Operation Arctic – Come Explore the Coolest Book on the Planet. The church is located at 5606 East Valley Road. TS23

  • All day
    Jun-19-17

    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 June 19. If school is out, meeting is scheduled for following Monday. For more information, call 949-7108. TS24

  • 6:00 pm
    Jun-19-17-Jun-23-17
    111 South Oak Street Whitwell, TN

    111 South Oak Street Whitwell, TN

    Learning from the Greatest Book ever written!

    Come learn with us-ages 4-12 years

    from 6PM CST-8PM CST every night

    Transportation is available! Call (423) 653-1298 or (423) 658-9659

    A meal will be served every night!

    South Whitwell Baptist Church

    111 South Oak Street

    Whitwell, TN

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  • All day
    Jun-20-17

    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. TS24

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  • All day
    Jun-21-17

    The community choir will be singing at the Sequatchie County Fellowship of Churches Fourth of July service on Sunday, July 2 at the high school auditorium at 6:00 p.m. The choir will be singing In God We Trust (music by Russell Mauldin of Brentwood/Benson Publishing Company). Rehearsals will be held Tuesday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 21 at 6:45 p.m., and Friday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church. A dress rehearsal will be held at the high school on July 2 at 1:00 p.m. For more information, call Sharon Follett at 949-2843. T23S24

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  • All day
    Jun-23-17

    Vacation Bible School at Cartwright First Baptist Church will be held Friday, June 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. For transportation or more information, call (423) 315-6861.3T23-25S24-25

  • 6:00 pm-9:00 am
    Jun-23-17-Jun-24-17

    Cartwright First Baptist Church is having VBS Friday June 23 6pm -8pm and Saturday 24th 9am to 1pm.  The theme this year is Galatic Starveyors.   For more information or rides call  (423) 364-2751

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  • All day
    Jun-24-17

    The Stone family reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. at the Daus Community Center.T25

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  • All day
    Jun-25-17-Jun-29-17

    Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Dunlap is planned for June 25-29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors – Discover the God of the Universe. Pre-register online at www.fbcdunlap.org.2TS24-25

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  • All day
    Jun-27-17

    The Cherokee Chapter 301 Order of the Eastern Star official visit with Sister Linda Pepper, Associate Grand Matron and Brother Glenn Hanna, Associate Grand Patron is Tuesday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dunlap Masonic Lodge Hall on Cherry Street. Refreshments will be served prior to the meeting at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Anna Mae Hartman, Secretary.T25S26

  • 6:00 pm
    Jun-27-17

    Messiah’s Bondservant Ministry hosts a group on overcoming life controlling problems every Monday night at 6:30. Call 423-290-9871 for details. Also, they will be having a tent/yard sale open for the next two weekends, with a new supply of items donated from Signal Mountain and Georgia. The church is located at 525 SR 28 in Whitwell (Cartwright community). T26S27

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  • All day
    Jun-30-17

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency (SETHRA) will begin accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on July 5. The program year begins on July 1, 2017 and will end June 30, 2018. Anyone who wants to apply for the program may do so by calling the SETHRA office at 949-2191 to schedule an appointment. The program accepts applications year round and clients can apply at any time between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.T25S26

  • All day
    Jun-30-17-Jul-02-17

    A youth revival with Rev. Michael Sparks will be held June 30, July 1 and 2 at Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Dunlap. Service times are 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Everyone is invited. For transportation or more information, call 949-5629. The church is located on Hwy. 28 South, approximately three miles from Tractor Supply.2T25-26S26

  • All day
    Jun-30-17

    Due to a licensing issue, the Sequatchie County Fair Association will not be having free movie nights this summer at the fairgrounds. The fair board is sorry for any inconvenience.T25S26

  • All day
    Jun-30-17

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency will be distributing USDA commodities to eligible Sequatchie County residents on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the SETHRA office in Dunlap. A commodity card is required to receive commodities on this day. Call the office at 949-2191 to make an appointment to get a card until Wednesday, June 21, 2017. You must provide proof of income for all household members 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. 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.TS24