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Jasper hosts “Fill the Fire Truck” event to support local food bank and other agencies

JASPER, Tenn. — Cash Express in Jasper is hosting a “Fill the Fire Truck” event to help gather new or gently-used toys, coats, and clothing for those in need ahead of the holiday season. In addition, they will also be collecting non-perishable food items that will help stock the shelves of the Marion County Food …

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Rep. Scott DesJarlais votes to empower Tennessee families and small businesses in House Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Middle-class tax cuts passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in addition to lowering Tennesseans’ tax bills, includes major business incentives that will grow jobs, workers’ income and the U.S. economy, said Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., in a statement following his vote in support of the …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2017

-9 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, November …

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Jasper City Meeting Recap for November 2017

Here’s a recap of the Jasper City Meeting held for November 2017… You can watch the replay of this meeting and several other area city and county meetings Saturday mornings on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County… Meeting called to order… Called to Order… after prayer, pledge to the flag, roll call and …

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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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Marion County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for November 30th in Jasper

JASPER, Tenn. — Chair, Katie Tillman, of the Marion County Democratic Party announces there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 6:30pm CST, at the county commission building located at 5520 US-41 in Jasper. Tillman says everyone is welcome to attend and listen to the governance and direction of the affairs …

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Jasper Highlands celebrates new fire station with ribbon-cutting event

KIMBALL, Tenn. — Jasper Highlands, owned by Thunder Enterprises, recently constructed a new 3,700 square foot fire station for the Southeast Tennessee mountaintop community. First responders, elected officials and community members gathered last Saturday, Nov. 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and exclusive tours of the facility. “Thank you to all of the volunteers who take …

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9-1-1 issues cause misdirection of calls around the state

The Tennessee 9-1-1 Network Operations Center advises that the previous problems with 9-1-1 have been identified and corrected. Test calls indicate that 9-1-1 calls made in Hamilton County are ringing appropriately in that area with others reporting the same. Officials encourage all citizens to take this time to program the local non-emergency numbers in their …

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TSSAA announces Mr. Football Awards semifinalists; including three from the Sequatchie Valley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) announced today the semifinalists for the annual Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards, which will be awarded later this month in Nashville. Three players from the Sequatchie Valley along with others from the Chattanooga area and across the state have made it into the semifinals including Marion …

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Pirates, Tigers, and Warriors all headed to playoffs following wins in final week of regular season

After an amazing regular season of football action for our local teams, all three wrapped things up last week with Senior Night festivities and with big wins at home. Now we see all three teams in Marion County ready to face off in round one of the playoffs this Friday night. Now the teams turn …

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Body of man who ran from deputies following car chase found in River

Following up on a story we brought you first… The body of Michael Shane Huffman, 28, of Dunlap, was found on Friday, in the Tennessee River near the area where he was last seen off River Canyon (Mullins Cove) Road in Marion County. Members of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and …

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Police chase ends in the TN River at Mullins Cove on Tuesday; One suspect still missing

UPDATE — 10/28/17: The body of Michael Shane Huffman, 28, of Dunlap, was found on Friday, in the Tennessee River near the area where he was last seen off River Canyon (Mullins Cove) Road in Marion County. Members of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Hamilton County Tactics and Rescue Services …

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