Indians seek sixth straight win against Bledsoe

Sequatchie County High School football seeks to gain its sixth win in a row against rival Bledsoe, while retaining possession of the Challenge Trophy up for grabs each year when the teams meet. The Indians (2-2) play at Bledsoe County (1-3), with the winner taking home the trophy sponsored by Mountain Valley Bank of Dunlap…

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County and Erlanger still committed to hospital project

No actions were taken and few specifics were discussed, but representatives from Erlanger Health System and members of the Sequatchie County Commission expressed their continued commitment for a new hospital during a working session September 17. The session was held prior to a special called meeting of the county commission that evening. No specific actions…

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Tommy Turner

Wilburn Lee “Tommy” Turner, 92, of Dunlap, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018. He was a member of the church of Christ at Dunlap and was a faithful minister of the Church and led many souls to the Lord. He preached at several churches in the area and retired from Morganville church of Christ after…

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Rebecca Harvey Myers

Rebecca Harvey Dishman Myers, 81, formerly of Dunlap, died Sunday, May 13, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. She was retired from Kiaser Foundation Hospital in Oakland, California. She was a survivor of cancer and knitted caps for all the women she had gone through her treatments with. She was preceded in death by…

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Chris Carter

Donald Christopher “Chris” Carter was born on April 3, 1974. He died at home on September 15, 2018. Chris was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Joyce Carter. Chris is survived by his wife, Eileen; children, Kyle, Nathan and ,Grace C; his father, Donald Carter; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard & Jeanette Woehr; sister, Charee…

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Week of 9-16-18

PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER NEEDED – One to two days per week to do billing, invoices, affidavits. Send resume to Valley Publishing Co. Inc., Attn: Sandy Dodson, P.O. Box 370, Pikeville, TN 37367 or email sandyd@bledsoe.net. No phone calls. NEED TO HIRE – on an as needed basis, someone with a bobcat or bucket skidsteer and small…

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Roberts faces drug charges, counterfeit currency found

Harley Eugene Roberts was arrested on meth offenses by members of the 12th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Dunlap Police Chief Clint Hunt reported. Agents served a search warrant at his home in north Marion County, near the Sequatchie line and reportedly found meth along with a counterfeit currency operation. Chief Huth stated the United…

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Newsome is SCMS Homecoming Queen

Sequatchie County Middle School eighth grader Mallory Newsome was crowned homecoming queen during halftime of the Braves’ football game September 6. She was escorted by Jake Miller. Princesses were crowned from the school’s other grades. The game and ceremonies concluded a week of activities including themed dress-up days and class competitions. For more, see the…

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Young father shot, suspect charged

     A young father was killed when he was shot outside a Lewis Chapel Mountain residence on September 8. Logan D. Lepard, 21, was fatally shot by Paul D. Coffman, Jr., 21, the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department reported. For more, see the September 13, 2018 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Betty Sells Rigney

Betty Lois Sells Rigney, 76, of Dunlap, passed away at home on Friday, September 7, 2018. She was of the Baptist faith.   She was preceded in death by her parents, Hershel and Nannie Catron Sells; brothers, Grady Sells and Howard (Gladys) Sells; and sister, Georgia (Clyde) Pryor.    Survivors include her husband, John A.…

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