Tag Archive: Jasper

May 06 2014

Local Primary Election Results: Decision 2014

Here’s the latest Primary Election Results for Marion County, TN…. Updated: 10:35pm CDT MARION CO. CLERK DEMOCRATIC 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING Dwight Minter (D / Inc.) 2,953 85% Don “Yoyo” Willis (D) 525 15% MARION CO. COMMISSION D. 1 ST. B DEMOCRATIC 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING David Abbott (D) 462 58% Virgil F. Holder (D) …

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Jan 20 2014

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 that equipment. The board voted unanimously to purchase 1,000 water meter reading devices from the Badger …

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Jan 04 2014

Coldest Temperatures in Decades to Impact the Sequatchie Valley

Temperatures will warm into the upper 40’s/lower 50’s ahead of a very potent arctic front later this weekend. Rain chances increase as the front nears during the day on Sunday. The cold front will be very noticeable. A strong northwesterly wind will draw much colder air into the Tennessee Valley late Sunday and early Monday. …

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Sep 07 2013

One person killed in officer-involved shooting in Jasper

JASPER, Tenn. — One person was killed in an officer involved shooting in Jasper, according to the TBI. According to TBI spokesperson Kristin Helm, one person was killed in an officer involved shooting on Lock and Dam Road in Jasper Saturday morning. The Marion County Sheriff’s office say deputies confronted a suspect and the suspect pointed …

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Sep 03 2013

Oldies music finds new home on Jasper’s WTNW radio station

JASPER, Tenn. – Local media outlet WTNW announced the launch of Marion County’s new choice in music for “Good Times and Great Oldies” is now on the air. MusicRadio 820 WTNW hit the airwaves at 8am Monday morning with Steppenwolf’s 1968 hit “Born To Be Wild.” Originally launching in 1986 as WAPO, the station later changed call-letters to …

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Jul 31 2013

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 Free Press (http://bit.ly/13ZfTcD ), city leaders are going to try trimming the Chinese ginkgo trees, rather than removing …

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Jul 29 2013

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 by $1 per month on a minimum bill. Officials say that under the new rate, …

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Jul 23 2013

Jasper Man Charged With Shooting Wife In Face

A Jasper man is now facing attempted first degree murder charges after officials say he shot his wife in the face on Monday night. The incident happened at the couple’s home in the 900 block of Hickory Street in the Pryor Cove neighborhood shortly after 8pm. Investigators say the incident started as a domestic dispute …

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Jan 27 2013

“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” is scheduled for Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at the Dutch Maid Bakery at 29 Courthouse Square in Jasper. The event …

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Jan 24 2013

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Winter Weather Outlook for Friday, Jan. 25th, 2013

Forecast guidance has been very consistent with the threat for freezing rain Friday. What has not been as consistent is how much icing will occur. Confidence is high that we will see some icing, especially on elevated surfaces. Ground temperatures are above freezing for the most part with the exception being the plateau. The plateau …

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