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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< 2017 >
August
  • 02

    East TN Legal Aid at courthouse on August 2

    All day
    Aug-02-17

    The staff of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will be at the Sequatchie County Courthouse on Wednesday, August 2 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) 756-4013.

  • 05

    Youth soccer signups planned

    9:00 am-1:00 pm
    Aug-05-17-Aug-12-17

    Sequatchie Youth Soccer Association signups for ages 4-18 will be held Saturday, August 5 and 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the SYSA field. Prices are $55 for the first child and $5 off for each additional sibling. For more information, call 315-7436. T31S32

  • 05

    Decoration at Cagle Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    Aug-05-17

    Decoration at Cagle Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is planned for Saturday, August 5. A business meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m., followed by a covered dish lunch. Donations are needed for the upkeep of the cemetery. If unable to attend, donations can be sent to Lora Farley, 1589 McCarver Loop, Dunlap, TN 37327. T31

  • 05

    Cagle Elementary reunion August 5

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Aug-05-17

    There will be a reunion of the Cagle Elementary School alumni on Saturday, August 5 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the community center. Please bring pictures and memories. The last class was 1963-1964. For more information, call or text John Whitlow at (573) 579-5773. T29S30

  • 08

    Valley Community Band rehearsal Aug. 8

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Aug-08-17

    The first rehearsal of the Sequatchie Valley Community Band will be held Tuesday, August 8 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. T31S32   

  • 08

    Puckett's Will Pitt to speak to Cagle community

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Aug-08-17

    Puckett EMS Rep. William Pitt will be speaking at the Cagle community meeting on Tuesday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. and will be answering questions concerning the ambulance service in the Cagle community area. An important announcement will also be made. T31S32