Tag Archive: Whitwell

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

BREAKING NEWS: Body found in river at Whitwell

Sheriff Ronnie “Bo” Burnett with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed to MarionCountyMessenger.com that a body was found by an off-duty officer in the Sequatchie River in Whitwell, between 7:30-8:00 am this morning. The body belongs to a male, possibly white, however it’s been in the water too long to determined at this time …

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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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Nov 13 2013

Victim identified in Cartwright stabbing from Tuesday

A Sequatchie County man is in the hospital after a late-night stabbing. Dispatch tells us it happened later Tuesday on Cartwright Loop near Whitwell, when a woman called police after a fight broke out in her neighbor’s yard. The fight involved three men, one of which was stabbed in the chest and face during the incident. An …

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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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Jan 16 2013

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Snow Potential for Marion County

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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 system will develop later tonight or early Thursday along the same frontal boundary that has brought flooding …

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Jan 15 2013

Continued Rain Causes Flooding and Closes Local Schools

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Weather conditions across the United States have definitely  been interesting over the past few weeks, with no exception to that rule for residents here in the Sequatchie Valley.  After near-record highs for January going into the past weekend, a frontal system brought on a mid-January soaker that has since resulted in Flood Watches and Warnings …

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Oct 08 2012

Whitwell child dies in Jeep in river; circumstances suspicious

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A suspicious death investigation is underway after a child was found dead inside a car that was in the Sequatchie River.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the TBI and Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating. Marion County detectives say the boy, who was nine years old, was found dead in a Jeep that was in the …

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Aug 17 2012

Thousands turn out to show their support for Kennedy

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Marion County is a close-knit community with a heart as big as the valley is wide and as gold as it they come.  And if you need proof of that statement, the turnout to the last night’s “Marion County Unites for Kennedy” event at the Jasper fairgrounds should be proof enough! The event started as …

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Aug 03 2012

Marion voters decide on several key Primary and Local contests

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Months of bruising primary campaign activity came to a close last night as voters went  to the polls to decide the winners of several key primary contests in Tennessee as well as many local contests of importance as well. For the Tennessee State Senate GOP primary in District 16, voters chose Janice Bowling, with 8,127 votes. …

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