Area Breaking News

Crime show aired local investigation, trial

The case against two defendants charged in the death of Clifford Carden, Jr. in Sequatchie County in 2011 was featured on “Murder in the Heartland,” an investigative program on the Investigation Discovery channel. Found guilty of the murder were Susan Baker and Thomas Bettis. Carden’s body was found on February 3, 2011, floating in the…

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Dunlap offices up for election in May

Dunlap will have an election this year, with Election Day set for May 1. Offices to be decided include mayor, two commission posts, and city judge. Sequatchie County Register of Elections Jerrie Holland said incumbent Dwain Land and Clint Huth have picked up qualifying papers for the mayoral position, with Land returning his. For more…

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