Linda Gail Caldwell Wyatt

Linda Gail Caldwell Wyatt, 75, born September 23, 1945, left this earth to spend Eternity with our Lord Jesus Christ after a long battle with Leukemia on Friday, October 16, 2020. Linda (“Gail” to family and close friends) was the baby of 10 children to the late Mary Belle Caldwell and Paul Caldwell of Daus,…

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George Pyburn

George Brian Pyburn, 41, of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 in a car accident. George was a wonderful son and dad. He was preceded in death by his father, George Henry Green; grandparents, Ethel Pyburn Dotson and William and Hazel Hargis; great-grandparents, C.B. and Hazel Dotson; aunt, Deborah Goldman; uncles, Rickey, Jimmy and…

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Jerry Layne

Gerald Joe “Jerry” Layne, Jr., 67, of Whitwell, passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 in a motorcycle accident in Iowa. After graduating high school, Jerry attended UTC, where he played football. He would continue his education at Tennessee Tech University, obtaining his master’s degree. Jerry coached football at both Sequatchie County Junior High and Sequatchie…

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A.L. Bice Jr.

Alvin Lee (A.L.) Bice, Jr., 69, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020. He was of the church of Christ faith. He served as a Sequatchie County Deputy under Sheriff Roy Newman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin Lee Bice, Sr. and Cecil Farley Brown; brother, Harold Bice; and grandparents, Arthur…

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Safe events for Halloween amidst COVID

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, Halloween will be much different this year with fewer ghosts, goblins, and film characters going home-to-home collecting candy. Volunteers are planning events on October 31 to help the community enjoy the day. New this year is the Spook Stroll on October 31, organized by Ashley Hall and set for 2:00…

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Early voting increase among state’s largest

Early voting on day one for the November 3 State and Federal Election increased 126.6 percent in Sequatchie County, from 2016 to 2020. A total of 639 individuals made their choices on day one compared to 282 in 2016, the 13th highest increase out of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Early voting continues at the Election Commission…

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Fire destroys Cartwright home

A week after putting out a fire at a home in the Cartwright community, volunteer firefighters were called to the same location on Thursday, October 15.  The home was completely engulfed, so the Dunlap Fire Department kept the blaze from spreading to nearby chicken coops and kept chickens and a chained dog safe while allowing the…

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Wreck with fatalities on Highway 111

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports a wreck with two fatalities occurred Wednesday morning, October 14, with a call received at 5:20 a.m. The wreck took place on Highway 111, closing the road between Tram Trail and Harmon Road. For more, see the October 22 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.  

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“Turtleman’s” search leads through Dunlap

Ernie Brown, Jr., “The Turtleman,” joined The Dukes of Hazzard cast members Byron Cherry and Chris Hensel in Dunlap on October 5, with the group filming a scene for Brown’s new series. Brown hosted Call of the Wildman, a popular wildlife reality series airing on Animal Planet for several years. Brown said his latest adventure…

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