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  1. Patriots Take Third Straight District TitleRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... CSAS, and third-place Marion County travels to Silverdale, with winners advancing to the tournament next week in Jasper. "We always want to win the region," Dragoo said. "That's our goal. But whether we do or not depends on their focus and how hard ...

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  2. Marion County Fair set for earlier dates in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    This year, the Marion County Fair will take place May 17th through May 21st at the Fairgrounds in Jasper adjacent to the city park and just behind Dairy Queen in Jasper. Officials with the fair cite two main reasons for the earlier dates this year; one, the earlier dates will provide a better chance for dry weather, where the deluge of rain during their typical August and September dates hav had a negative impact on the fair in years past; and two, this new date range gives the Fair Board wanted to book a quality carnival provider and these dates allows them the opportunity.

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  3. Jasper City Meeting Feb. 13th RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Here's a recap of the Jasper City Meeting held on February 13th, 2017a You can watch the replay of this meeting and several other area meetings Saturday mornings on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion Countya Paul Johnson of Johnson, Murphy, and Wright gave the board their audit report, which was very favorable for the city. Jasper's assets are $18,887,000 and liabilities are $4,087,000.

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  4. Local bondsman arrested after asking for sex-in-exchange for bond in undercover investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    ... but didn't have the money. Pell said that could be worked out, bonded her out of jail, and took her to his office in Jasper. The detectives listened to the wire as Pell asked the woman to raise her shirt and expose her breasts and told her about how ...

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  5. Early morning fire at Collins Building Materials in JasperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    ... h a detour posted as of 8am at Shellmound and Pleasant Grove Roads heading East and at Parker Drive heading West into Jasper, so plan your travel accordingly.

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  6. Marion County Schools latest to close due to sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Several school systems around the state have temporarily closed because a number of students and teachers have come down with the flu or a stomach bug in the past few weeks. Officials with the Marion County Board of Education central office in Jasper say that absentee numbers at just one of the district's elementary schools ranged between 85 and 90 on Tuesday, with similar numbers across the county at the district's four elementary, two middle, and three high schools from a variety of illness ranging from some confirmed flu cases and similar respiratory illness to a gastrointestinal "stomach bug".

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  7. Kimball Board of Mayor & Alderman Meeting Recap for Feb. 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    ... vote was 3 for and 2 against. Approved to split the cost of a Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool with South Pittsburg, Jasper, and Sewanee. Kimball's cost is $6,250. Alderman Payne said the town is experiencing issues with the sewer pumps at its main ...

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  8. State's highway connector project in Jasper hopeful for completion in late springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Officials with the Chattanooga region of the Tennessee Department of Transportation say the state's $12.3 million dollar connector project just north of downtown Jasper is on track for completion by late spring. While the project which was unanimously approved by the Jasper Board of Mayor and Alderman with the assistance of TDOT in April of 2012 is a bit behind schedule due to several changes in the project and other minor delays, they say it should still be complete by May 31st of this year.

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  9. State Fire Marshal Awards Jasper Fire Department for "100 for 100" EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    The State Fire Marshal's Office in Nashville recently recognized the work of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department for installing smoke alarms in their community as part of the SFMO's "100 for 100" initiative. Launched in 2015, the "100 for 100" canvasses commemorate the SFMO's 100th anniversary by challenging fire service organizations to install at least 100 free smoke alarms in just one day.

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  10. Jasper City Meeting Jan. 9th RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Here's a recap of the Jasper City Meeting for January 2017a You can watch the re-play of this meeting and several other local area meetings on Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion Countya North Pryor Cove area of the City of Jasper does not have sewer. The residents have septic tanks and have asked the Mayor to look into putting sewer in this area.

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  11. South Pittsburg City Meeting Jan. 10th RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Here's a recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting from last night - Tuesday, January 10th, 2016a You can watch the re-play of these local city and government meetings Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. After prayer, John Carson and Sandra Webb from VFW Post 6263 in Jasper presented the flags, pledge to flag, followed by roll call and approval of December minutes.

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  12. Autopsy report says South Pittsburg toddler died from 'blunt force injuries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    On August 19th, 2016, the child was taken to Parkridge West Hospital in Jasper by his mother and her boyfriend using their private car. Doctors at Parkridge West Hospital in Jasper decided Harris needed to be air-lifted to Children's Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga, where he later died.

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  13. Millirons And Moncrief Join Pinnacle In ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... he was a senior vice president. Previously he was with First Volunteer Bank (Marion Trust and Banking Company) in Jasper, Tn. and North Georgia Regional Development Center, where he served as a loan officer and senior planner. Mr. Millirons earned ...

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  14. Structure fire in Jasper closes roads on New Year's Eve as local radio station burnsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Jasper Fire Department and other mutual aid agencies are battling a large structure fire in the 4300 block of Main Street on New Year's Eve. The building, a former private home and longtime building in the Jasper area, has most recently been the tower site and transmitter building for WTNW-AM radio which went on the air in 1986 and is licensed to Shelton Broadcasting Systems, Inc. The building has been unoccupied for several years except for being used as storage and to house the transmitter for the radio station.

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  15. Longtime local sheriff's deputy Ronnie "Groove" Downum honored...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    The Marion County Sheriff's Department held their annual Christmas dinner on Tuesday night in Jasper and this year the Sheriff and other officials took a moment to honor a very special employee at the dinner. Ronnie "Groove" Downum has worked for for the department in Marion County for over 20 years and under several different sheriffs .

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  16. Longtime local sheriff's deputy Ronnie "Groove"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    The Marion County Sheriff's Department held their annual Christmas dinner on Tuesday night in Jasper and this year the Sheriff and other officials took a moment to honor a very special employee at the dinner. Ronnie "Groove" Downun has worked for for the department in Marion County for over 20 years and under several different sheriffs .

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  17. Fire at Family Dollar in JasperRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    Fire officials in Marion County are looking into the cause of a fire that heavily-damaged the Family Dollar store in Jasper on Saturday afternoon. The fire started shortly after 3pm CST at the new Main Street location across from Sonic and next to Raphael's, according to dispatchers.

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  18. Reporter gets perspective on first responder dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    JASPER, Tenn. - Over the more than three decades I have been a journalist, I have constantly been amazed at what those men and women who accept the title "first responder" have chosen to do as a Banner staff writer Brian Graves, right, assisted by TVA Instruction Specialist Steve James, left, works to put out a fire in one of the simulation areas at TVA's new training center.

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  19. Titans Announce Finalists for H.S. Football Coach of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Tennessee Titans

    ... Madison a Kevin Locastro (13-0): Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis a Joey Mathis (13-1): Marion County High School, Jasper a Derek Rang (14-0): Dresden High School, Dresden a Rodney Saulsberry (14-0): Whitehaven High School, Memphis The High ...

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  20. Luwin Lewis Files Lawsuit After Not Receiving Medical Treatment At Marion County JailRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Ms. Lewis's attorney, took action and on Jan. 7 the jail service transported Ms. Lewis to Parkridge Hospital in Jasper and she was then transferred to Wildwood Lifestyle Center for alcohol addiction treatment. While there she saw a doctor who ...

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