Riding for the children: rodeo June 5-6

The third annual SETHRA-CASA benefit rodeo will continue as scheduled with safety precautions related to COVID-19 in place. The rodeo is set for June 5-6 at the Sequatchie County Fairgrounds off Heard Street, beginning at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 6:00. “Many measures are being taken to allow for social distancing,” said SETHRA-CASA Program…

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Suspicious fire battled by volunteers

A mobile home, heavily damaged by a fire on Sunday, May 17, was completely destroyed by a separate fire on Wednesday, May 20. Southend Volunteer Fire Department Chief Ken Herron said the blaze does seem suspicious. “We were at this same location on Wiggly Loop in Cartwright on Sunday,” Chief Herron explained. “That call came…

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Reid to lead Lady Indian basketball

Kevin Reid, coaching Sequatchie County Middle School at a state tournament game, has been announced as the new head girls basketball coach at Sequatchie County High School. Reid’s teams at SCMS won several consecutive conference tournament titles and have won nearly every game against local rivals recently. For more, see the May 28 issue of…

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Events

< 2018 >
October
  • 01

    Clearance yard sale is October 1-6

    All day
    Oct-01-18

    Messiah’s Bondservant Ministry (525 SR 28, Whitwell) will be holding a clearance of yard sale items on October 1-6 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Fill a box for $5 or $10. No reasonable offer will be refused on furniture. For more information, call (423) 290-9871.TS39

  • 04

    Scrappy Quilters at Cagle meet every Thursday

    All day
    Oct-04-18

        Scrappy Quilters meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Cagle Community Center. Call Kathy for more information at 949-9796. TS40

  • 04

    Alanon meetings are Thursdays at Dunlap UMC

    All day
    Oct-04-18

    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 or family member’s drinking problem. The church is located at 1958 Main Street.BTS40

  • 04

    Free college planning services are available

    All day
    Oct-04-18

    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.BTS40

  • 04

    AA and NA meetings planned at Dunlap UMC

    All day
    Oct-04-18

    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.BTS40

  • 06

    Re-Education Center having reunion

    All day
    Oct-06-18-Oct-07-18

    Former students, faculty and staff of The Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later called Smallwood at Moccasin Bend in Chattanooga during 1968 and 1969, are invited to a 50-year reunion and gathering on October 6-7 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The group will gather at the back parking lot/playground area. Coffee, donuts and pastries will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring folding chairs and old pictures. In case of rain, event will be held October 13-14 at the same time. RSVP by September 28 to Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email [email protected]. BT28S29