Koger, Ruth P.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Ruth P. Koger, 83, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Ministers Shane Robinson & C.G. Griffith officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Oct. 9, from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville. 

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at lane-southcrestchapel.com.



Sloan, Verna

Verna Sloan, 77, passed away on  Wednesday, July 18, 2018,  in Chattanooga.   Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Shell, Lester Lee, Jr.

Lester Lee Shell, Jr., 71, of Chattanooga passed away on  July 18, 2018 . He was a Godly man who loved his family, jokes, magic tricks and fishing. Lester also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play baseball, watching NASCAR, antique cars and was a big UT football fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester “Leck” and Katherine Shell; brother, Larry Shell ... (click for more)

Harris, Howard Russell (LaFayette)

Howard Russell Harris, 89, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Shepherd Hills surrounded by his loving family. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Odum Harris; son, Gary “Red” Harris; grandson, Mark Wayne Harris; and brother, Richard “Buck” Harris. He is survived by his daughter, Tammy (Jerry) ... (click for more)

Prince, Doyle Lee (Old Fort)

Doyle Lee Prince, 78, a resident of Old Fort passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at his home. Doyle served 53 years as a minister in the Church Of God currently pastoring Riceville Church of God. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Lee Prince and Visha Clementine Huskey Prince; siblings, Russell ... (click for more)

Red Bank Approves Short Term Vacation Rental Ordinance On Final Reading

The Red Bank Commission passed an ordinance Tuesday night on second and final reading that regulates short term rentals within the city. "Our hands have been tied because of state law," said Mayor John Roberts. Many residents, both for and against allowing these rentals, have come to recent commission meetings appealing to the commissioners for their side of the issue, ... (click for more)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire On Workman Road Tuesday Morning

Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched at 6:03 a.m. on Tuesday, to a commercial fire at 400 Workman Road. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were shooting through the roof and the request was immediately made for a second alarm response. The flames could be seen for miles as a total of 13 fire companies rushed to the scene. The large, two-story ... (click for more)