Bledsoe County Emergency Management issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Bledsoe County for January 5-6. Light accumulations of snow is expected Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Use caution when driving.
A large sink hole has been barricaded off by the City of Pikeville on Buckshot Lane, just off State Route 30 west. Motorist are urged to stay away from the area because the sink hole could widen and deepen, according to the Pikeville Police Department. The department requests people do not stop to take pictures too.
Over 25 people demonstrated against the privatization of Fall Creek Falls State Park’s inn, golf course, snack bar and entertainment. The action by the state could result in the loss of state jobs for up to 60 park employees. Read next week’s The Bledsonian-Banner on January 12 for more information.