Category Archive: Around Town

Happenings around area

Jasper’s “EGGstravaganza” egg hunt event returns on Sat., March 31st

Last year the first ever “EGGstravaganza” egg hunt in Jasper was quite a hit, as perfect sunny weather and mild temps played a role in the event’s success with area children hunting nearly 34-thousand eggs on the grounds of the Jasper City Park. Organizers recently announced that this year’s event will take place on Saturday, …

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Cumberland University Announces Dean’s List for Marion County Students

Lebanon, Tenn. — Cumberland University has released the Dean’s List for Fall 2017. Information for the list was provided by the Office of the Registrar on February 15, 2018. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted. The list is issued twice …

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Around Town: Feb 16th – May 6th

Email your local church, community, or civic organization event information or flyers to us — News@MarionCountyMessenger.com!   Feb. 16 Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. 3 and 7 p.m. UTC Arena. Feb. 17 Kimball Softball League Registration — 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (noon) at the Kimball Town Hall, 675 Main Street in …

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Mobile health coach providing mammography screening in Marion County

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at the Marion County Health Department in Jasper on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Appointments are available between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST. All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40. After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year. Any …

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Marion County Democratic Party to hold Executive Committee meeting on Feb. 3

The Marion County Democratic Party will be holding their Executive Committee Meeting soon, according to MCDP Secretary Desiree Decker. The meeting will take place on Saturday, Feb. 3rd at the Marion County Commission Building at 5530 US-41 in Jasper. The time for the meeting is 10:30 AM CST. Decker says everyone is welcome to attend …

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School Closings & Delays

Here’s the latest school closings and delays for our area due to the inclement weather and extreme cold temperatures. Stay with MarionCountyMessenger.com for the latest updates! Follow us on Facebook — CLICK HERE Follow us on Twitter — @MarionMessenger  

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The Caverns opens in nearby Pelham, TN in March 2018 with great live music

The world’s newest – and oldest – performance venue will open in Pelham, Tn., on March 24, 2018, as The Caverns. The season will open with a headliner-filled weekend taping for Season 8 of the 13-time EMMY-winning PBS series Bluegrass Underground. Located at the foot of Monteagle Mountain within the rolling hills of Grundy County in Pelham, …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2017

It’s that time of the year when we start feeling the holiday spirit and try to find ways to enjoy the Christmas Season with our friends, neighbors, family and loved ones. Here’s a list of some upcoming Christmas Parades and other events around the area for you to enjoy this 2017 season…   Friday, December …

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Honoring All Who Served: Jasper Veteran’s Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 11th

The Jasper Veteran’s Day Parade will be taking place this year on Veteran’s Day — Saturday, November 11th, 2017, beginning at 1:00 PM CST in Jasper. The parade, which is presented by the Town of Jasper with the Jasper VFW Post #6362 and Auxiliary, is now in its fifth year and has seen continued growth …

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Around Town: Halloween Happenings and other events Oct. 26th – Nov. 30th

With Ketner’s Mill and several other area Fall Festivals now out of the way, there’s still no shortage of things to do in the Sequatchie Valley and Chattanooga area over the coming weeks. In fact, with Halloween almost here — there’s PLENTY to keep you busy just in the last days of October with some …

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Bridgeport Depot Museum Celebrates Depot’s 100th Anniversary

A celebration of this 100th year anniversary will happen from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 28th at the Bridgeport Depot Museum in Bridgeport, Alabama. This event, endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, will introduce many to the Bridgeport Depot Museum and local places of interest. A brief opening ceremony followed by a …

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Making Sure Halloween ‘Haunts’ Aren’t Too Scary

If the weather isn’t an indication Halloween is around the corner, the pumpkin patches, mazes and haunted houses surely are. While getting spooked is a holiday tradition for many, state officials want to make sure haunted houses don’t provide a real-life scare. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance – charged with protecting the interests …

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