Category Archive: Around Town

Happenings around area

MCHS announces correct registration dates and times for 2017-2018 school year

JASPER, Tenn. — Marion County High School in Jasper would like to announce the correct dates and times for pre-registration and orientations for the 2017-2018 School year. Incorrect dates, times and fee information for our local school was previously published elsewhere and officials with the high school want to ensure parents and students have the …

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Area 4th of July Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

There’s no shortage of fireworks displays and celebrations to see around the Tennessee and Sequatchie Valleys over the next few days, and with the 4th being on a Tuesday some have shifted to weekend dates or other dates to accomodate those still keeping a work schedule. Most of the shows in our area start after …

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Public invited to tour Nickajack Lock on July 15th

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and TVA invite the public for a free tour of Nickajack Lock at Tennessee River mile 424.7 near Jasper on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. Check in for the tours will be at the Shellmound Campground about a half mile from the lock. Four groups of 25 will be able …

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Around Town: June 23 – August 26th (including fireworks displays)

Email your local church, community, or civic organization event information or flyers to us — News@MarionCountyMessenger.com!   June 23 – 24 The Amber Slatton Memorial Rodeo, hosted by Bar W Rodeo Company, will be held Friday and Saturday, June 23rd & 24th in Whitwell. The NCPRA/SRA rodeo will take place beginning at 8pm CDT on …

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‘Let’s All Go To The Fair!’ The Marion County Fair runs through Sunday, May 21st

It’s back and earlier than years past! The Marion County Fair is underway starting this evening and running through Sunday, May 21st at the fairgrounds in Jasper (located behind the Dairy Queen and adjacent to the Jasper City Park). Despite the heat today, this afternoon and evening’s weather looks great for checking out the sights …

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Marion County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for Saturday in Jasper

Chair, Katie Tillman, of the Marion County Democratic Party announces there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, at the county commission building located at 5520 Highway 41 in Jasper,   Tillman says everyone is welcome to attend and listen to the governance and direction of the affairs of the Marion County …

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It’s ‘Cornbread Time’ in South Pittsburg!

It’s that time of the year again…when hundreds of thousands of people descend on the otherwise quiet and peaceful town of South Pittsburg in southern Marion County with one thing in mind…Cornbread! The National Cornbread Festival makes its return for the 21st annual festival this weekend along South Pittsburg’s historic Cedar Avenue and adjacent streets. …

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Marion County Fair beauty pageants coming up May 19th in Jasper

The Marion County Fair is coming up, May 17th – 21st in Jasper and this year it will host two beauty pageants on Friday May 19th, 2017 beginning at 6:30 PM on the main stage at the fairgrounds in Jasper (located behind the Dairy Queen). The Miss Fairest of the Fair pageant is for young …

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Relay For Life of Marion County seeks teams for annual event

MARION COUNTY, Tenn. – American Cancer Society is calling on all community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Marion County on Saturday, May 13th at the Downtown Jasper Square. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, the …

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Around Town: April 21st – June 11th, 2017

April 22 Clean-up day will be held at the Raulston Cemetery in Kimball (weather permitting). Start time will be 9:00 AM CDT.   April 22 Clean-up day, in preperation for the upcoming camping season, will be held at Camp Glancy on April 22, May 20, June 10, July 15 and July 22. All work days …

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Jasper celebrates first ever “EGGstravaganza” egg hunt with 34,000 eggs (VIDEO)

It was a beautiful Saturday in Jasper this past weekend, and it was just the perfect weather for an Easter egg hunt…which is a good thing since local organizers have planned for the first ever Jasper EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt to take place at the Jasper City Park with some 25,000 eggs for kids to hunt! …

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Register now for the 2017 Miss National Cornbread Pageant

The 21st Annual National Cornbread Festival gets underway in South Pittbsburg very soon, and one important question remains… Who will be the next queen? The Festival is proud to present this pageant that identifies the new Cornbread Queen. This is a prestigious award in our community as the Queen will represent the festival throughout the …

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