Cookston charged with illegal hunting

Dakota H. Cookston, 23, faces a long list of hunting violations following an investigation by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and Officer Shawn Edgmon. “Between November 12 through November 26, I conducted an investigation into (Cookston) illegally shooting game,” Officer Edgmon said. For more see the January 16 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Chief Huth retires his badge

After serving Dunlap residents for much of the past 32 years, Police Chief Clint Huth is moving on. Huth announced his retirement as a law enforcement officer, though he will still be in Dunlap after taking a position at the new Hubner Manufacturing operation. “I hope some of my experience can help Hubner as they…

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Dan Raines

Danny Morrison Raines “Big Dan”,63, of Dunlap, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home after suffering a lengthy illness.    He was born July 12, 1956 to Walter and Dessie Williams Raines. Dan was a graduate of Monterey High School, Class of 1974. He was a member…

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Florene Lasley

Florene Hobbs Lasley, 84, of Soddy-Daisy, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. She was a member of the Soddy Church of God. She worked at Soddy Elementary in the cafeteria for 30 years and later worked at Wal-Mart on Hwy 153 for 20 years. She was preceded…

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Arthur Hobbs

Arthur Harrison Hobbs, 82, born in Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 1, 2020 in Madison Heights, Michigan. He returned to Dunlap in 2011 and resided there until 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Gloria Jean Hobbs. He is survived by three daughters, Denise Hobbs of Waterford, Michigan, Lisa Austin…

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Schools seek improvement after report card released

Mixed results were received on the Tennessee State Report Card recently issued to school systems around the state. In Sequatchie County, several areas show room for improvement, said grade 9-12 Curriculum and Career Technology Supervisor Marsha Talley. For more see the January 9 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Walking trail nears completion

Running from Sequatchie County Schools north almost to the Sequatchie County Courthouse, a wooded walking trail is in its final stages of completion. On Monday, January 6, paving was taking place at the site of a pedestrian crossing signal which is to be installed. For more see the January 9 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Carbon Black Global discusses possible expansion

  Members of Carbon Black Global’s leadership team, including Chief Financial Officer Vince Harkins (above), spoke at a well-attended question and answer meeting at the Fredonia Community Center January 7. Fredonia residents and others from the county expressed support, along with concerns, on the company’s research and development operation on Barbrow Road and a possible carbon processing…

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James Earl Stocker

James “Jim” Earl Stocker, 82, of Kenansville, North Carolina passed away on December 31, 2019 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina after a twelve-year bout with colon cancer. Jim was born on December 7, 1937 in Palmer, Tennessee to Alfred and Norma Stocker. He was the middle child of three boys and…

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Marla Michel

Marla Jeanne Michel, 81, of Dunlap, passed away at her home on Lewis Chapel on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Daughter of Thos. M. and Georgetta Rogge Van Hook, Marla was born in New Castle, IN. She had a long career as an executive secretary in Auburn and Axis, AL, before retiring first to Fairhope, AL,…

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