Swanger sought by police in theft

Steven Lamar Swanger, 45, is sought by local authorities after reportedly breaking into Griffith Elementary School and stealing several electronic items. Dunlap Police Chief Clint Huth stated investigation into the burglary began on Monday, June 11, with Swanger identified on surveillance footage as the individual entering the school early on June 10. Several items including…

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Area kids provided summer meals at Griffith, apartments, churches

The free summer meals program through the Sequatchie County School System continues through June 29 at Griffith Elementary School, Dunlap Garden Apartments, and Valley View Garden Apartments, along with various locations on selected dates. For more, see the June 14 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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“Bo” and General Lee rolling in for 4th

John Schneider, famous for his role as Bo Duke on “The Dukes of Hazzard” is headed to Dunlap next month to entertain thousands celebrating the birth of the nation. Schneider, known as well for a string of country music hits, is the featured performer in the City of Dunlap’s free Music Festival on Wednesday, July…

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    Vacation Bible School at Cartwright Baptist Church will be held Friday, June 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 2 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Bible classes will be held for all ages, kindergarten through adult, along with games, crafts and music. Saturday’s activities will include a bouncy house and slide, and a cookout at noon. Everyone is invited.2T21-22S22

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         A gospel singing at Campground Free Will Baptist Church will be held Saturday, June 2 at 6:00 p.m. Featured singers will be Right On Time from Smithville. Pastor Brett Meeks and the congregation welcome everyone. The church is located at 749 Campground Circle in Pelham. T21S22

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    Vacation Bible School at Ewtonville Baptist Church is planned for June 11-15 from 9:00 a.m. until noon for ages Pre-K through sixth grade. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus”. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the church office at 949-3141. T23

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    The monthly meeting of the Fredonia Community Center will be held Tuesday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will include the regular business meeting, as well as preparing for a candidate forum to be held on the following dates: July 10, candidates for sheriff; July 17, road superintendent candidates; and July 24, candidates for county executive, circuit court clerk and trustee. All times are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. All Sequatchie County residents are welcome to meet the candidates and their neighbors and support the community. T23S24

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    Decoration at Mansfield Cemetery will be held Saturday, June 16. Those with loved ones buried at the cemetery are invited. If unable to attend, donations for the upkeep of the grounds can be sent to Carolyn Sims, 325 Old Union Road, Dunlap, TN 37327.T23S24

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    Community choir practices for the Sequatchie County Fellowship of Churches’ Fourth of July service will be held at First Baptist Church on Wednesdays, June 20 and 27 at 6:45 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday, June 25 and June 26, at 6:00 p.m. The community choir is open to anyone who likes to sing. For more information, call Sharon Follett at 949-2843.  TS25

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    Names are now being accepted for the Sequatchie County Veterans Memorial Park Wall. Honorably discharged veterans, who are past or present residents of Sequatchie County, will need their DD-214 and $100 cash or check. Partial payments can be arranged through the end of September. Signature bricks, T-shirts, sweatshirts and caps will be available for sale. The Veterans office is located at 171 Church Street in Dunlap. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For more information, call 949-9000.

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    The annual decoration at Graham Cemetery is set for Sunday, June 24 at noon CST. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Donations for the upkeep the cemetery can be made this day or checks made to Graham Cemetery can be mailed to Lloyd Stewart, 9489 East Valley Road, Dunlap, TN 37327.

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    Heirline will be the guest singers at homecoming services at Cartwright First Baptist Church on Sun-day, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. A covered dish dinner will follow. Sunday school is at 10:00 a.m. T24S25

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    The staff of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will be at the Sequatchie County Justice Center, 351 Fredonia Road, Dunlap, on Tuesday, June 26 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. TS25

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    American Legion Post 190, Dunlap, holds its monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of each month. The executive committee meets at 5:00 p.m. and the general business meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Legion Hall on Fredonia Road. All members are encouraged to attend. Any veteran interested in joining the American Legion or learning more about the organization and the benefits of membership is encouraged to attend a general business meeting. Follow on Facebook at American Legion Post 190, Dunlap, TN.TS25

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    Sequatchie Valley Community Band practice is held the fourth Tuesday of each month 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.

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    Dunlap Adventist Christian School is holding a pre-registration/application day on Tuesday, June 26 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 105 Apache Lane. Final registration will be July 29 but this early date allows stu-dents to take advantage of early registration discounts. Anyone who has already mailed in an application can pay the discounted fee on this day or mail a check. Registration fee is refundable until July 29. For more information, contact Norma Collson, head teacher, at (828) 817-6025. T24S25

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    A meeting to help plan the Sequatchie County Fair is planned for Thursday night, June 28 at 6:00 at the fair building on Heard Street in Dunlap. T24S25

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         The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency will be distributing USDA commodities to eligible Sequatchie County residents on Friday, June 29, 2018 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 Monday, June 25, 2018. Proof of income for all household members must be provided to get a 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. T25