Winter weather advisory for Bledsoe County

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.

Sink hole on Buckshot Lane

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.

TSEA demonstrates against privatization

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.

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Events

< 2017 >
January
  • 14

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    Jan-14-17

    Wheeler Elementary PTO basketball begins this weekend on Saturday, January 14th. Games start at 8:00 a.m. with the early grades and lasts throughout the day with the high school games ending around 5:00 p.m. Please come out and support the teams. Adult admission is $2 and child admission is $1. Games will be held each Saturday, weather permitting, through February 18th.B2S3

  • 19

    All day
    Jan-19-17

    VFW Post 5033 is holding a meeting on Thursday, January 19 at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville at 6:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend.BS3

  • 19

    All day
    Jan-19-17

    A Book Sale at the Bledsoe County Library is being held Thursday, January 19 and runs through Thursday, February 23. There is a good selection of hardbacks, paperbacks and children’s books with prices ranging from 10¢ to $1. New selections will be added each week during the sale. Gently used donations are appreciated. Call 447-2817 or email cknightbcpl@bledsoe.net for more information. B2S3

  • 21

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    Jan-21-17

    On Saturday, January 21, Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The clothes closet will be open every first and third Saturday of each month until further notice. Anyone needing clothes or who knows someone who does can come by at this time. The church will have nice clothes for work, play and dress of all sizes at no charge. The church is located on Lantana Road (Hwy. 101) at the Bledsoe-Cumberland county line. For information call Betty White at (423) 881-3032 or Verna Dyer at (931) 260-4582.BS3

  • 22

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    Jan-22-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God at 111 Manufacturer Road behind the nursing home in Pikeville, announces its weekly services. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m., Sunday morning worship is at 11:00 a.m., Monday Night Hour of Prayer is 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday night Family Training Hour (FTH) is at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Johnny Lebron Herd and members welcome young and old to come worship.BS4