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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Events

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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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   

  • 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

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  • 12:00 am
    Aug-10-17

    The Sequatchie County Quarterback Club is kicking off the football season with a pep rally at Harris Park on Thursday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. The boys will arrive at 7:00. Hot dogs and chips will be provided by Citizens Tri-County Bank, and drinks will be provided by Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative. Everyone is invited to attend this fun family event. T32

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  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Aug-12-17

    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
    Aug-13-17-Aug-16-17

    Cartwright Church of God is holding revival with Evangelist Bobby G. Scott, August 13-16. Service times are Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1773 Cartwright Loop.T32

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  • All day
    Aug-19-17

    A reunion for the descendants of Henry Miller and Martha Pickett Layne is planned for Saturday, August 19 at the Mountain Valley Bank Summit Room in Dunlap. Gather and sign-in is at 11:30 a.m., blessing and lunch is at noon, visitation is from 12:45 to 2:00 p.m., and clean-up is from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Last names A to G can bring a meat and drinks for your family plus a fruit or salad dish; last names H to O can bring a meat and drinks for your family plus an appetizer or vegetable dish; last names P to Z can bring a meat and drinks for your family plus a dessert. To RSVP, contact David J. Layne, son of Estil/Margie Layne, at (423) 240-2251 or (423) 949-2269. T33

  • All day
    Aug-19-17

    A back to school kids’ day camp will be held Saturday, August 19 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at Cartwright First Baptist Church. There will be games, snacks, missions and puppets. Pastor Darrell Evans invites all.T32S33

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  • All day
    Aug-20-17

    Homecoming at Lewis Chapel Church of God is planned for Sunday, August 20 at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish dinner will follow the service. Anyone having pictures is asked to bring them. T32S33

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  • All day
    Aug-27-17

    Ernie Dawson and Heirline will be singing at East Valley Baptist Church, 28 Davis Loop in Dunlap, on Sunday, August 27 at 5:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. T34

  • All day
    Aug-27-17

    Welch Chapel United Methodist Church is celebrating its 191st year of service with homecoming on Sunday, August 27. The church is located at 12404 East Valley Road, approximately 1 mile north from Highway 111 in Dunlap. Sunday services begin with Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. followed by church service at 11:00 with singing and Pastor Doug Silvers bringing the message. Afterward, a covered dish lunch will be served around 12:30. Pastor Doug and the congregation welcome everyone to come and celebrate this special day. T34S35

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