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Jasper moves forward with remote water meter reading equipment

City administrators in Jasper have been implementing a massive project to automate the town’s water meter reading duties since 2011, and last week the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen took the next step in the process of purchasing [...]
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Second Arrest made in Marion County High vandalism

Amid a storybook season for the Marion County High School Warriors, the team is now also having to deal with the shame of some of their own coaching staff finding themselves on the wrong side of the law after a vandalism incident involving [...]
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Name released in officer-involved shooting in Jasper

The man killed by a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy on Saturday has been identified as 29 year old John Edward Shanks. This comes just four months after he stole an ambulance in Chattanooga from a local hospital. A Tennessee Bureau of Investigations [...]
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Jasper will trim trees, not remove them

What seemed like a good idea at the time, maybe wasn’t so much of one…either way, what’s done is done and now the large trees planted around Jasper’s courthouse square pose a problem. According to the Chattanooga Times [...]
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Jasper Residents Brace for Sewer Rate Hikes

Residents in Jasper may notice an increase in their city water bills soon, as sewer rates are expected to increase for residents there. Earlier this month, The Jasper Board of Mayor and Alderman voted unanimously to increase the current rate [...]
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Meteorologist Robert Frye: Latest Forecast and Severe Weather Synopsis

A cold front is currently stretched from the Great Lakes region down to Arkansas. Along and ahead of the cold front, a squall line has developed in MO and AR already and broken lines of storms has been observed on radar further south. I expect [...]
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Congressman DesJarlais holds public event in Jasper tomorrow

Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s 4th District will be in the area this week, with a public forum planned for Wednesday at a local bakery and restaurant. “Coffee with the Congressman” is scheduled for Wednesday, [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Why Marion County has severe weather in winter months

With the threat for Severe Weather coming in around midweek, most are probably wondering why we are getting bad weather during the winter months. A common misconception many have here in the Sequatchie Valley is that severe weather occurs primarily [...]

“Coffee with the Congressman” scheduled for Wednesday in Jasper

JASPER, Tenn. — Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s 4th District will be in the area this week, with a public forum planned for Wednesday at a local bakery and restaurant. “Coffee with the Congressman” [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Snow Potential for Marion County

JASPER, Tenn. — We have a very challenging forecast ahead for the Sequatchie Valley. Looking at the latest forecast guidance, not much has really changed in the overall thinking concerning our snow potential for Thursday. A low pressure [...]