High winds cause havoc in county

Winds, estimated at 55 to 60 miles per hour, swept across Pikeville and Bledsoe County Tuesday evening, March 21, leaving downed utility lines and trees. Send us your storm damage photos. For more, see the March 23, 2017 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Dollar General coming to Cumberland Plateau

Ground has been broken for a new Dollar General store in Bledsoe County. The grand opening of this store is slated for this summer, according to Corinne Smith with the Dollar General Marketing Department. For more, see the March 23, 2017 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Failure to see stop sign leads to wreck

A two vehicle accident at the intersection of Spring Street and Methodist Street, in front of the newspaper office, resulted in no injuries, but extensive damages were done to the both vehicles. For more, see the March 23, 2017 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

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March
  • 03

    All day
    Mar-03-17

    Brockdell Church of God is having a dinner on Friday, March 3 beginning at 3:00 p.m. Menu consists of meatloaf or chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink for $7 for adults, children under 10 eat for $5. Pastor David Rogers and congregation invite you to come eat with them. Call in or carry outs are available. For more information call the church at 423-554-3713 or parsonage at 423-554-4049.BTS9

  • 04

    All day
    Mar-04-17

    The benefit for Juanita Bickford’s funeral expenses, previously scheduled for March 4 at Dill School, has been cancelled. Items that were donated for the benefit will be returned. The family would like to thank everyone who helped plan the event.BS8

  • 04

    All day
    Mar-04-17

    The Bledsoe County High School Class of 1982 is meeting to make plans for its upcoming 35-year class reunion on Saturday, March 4 at Pizza King in Pikeville at noon. For more information contact Genese Angel Sapp at 881-4233 or Debbie Kerley DeBord at 413-5733.BS9

  • 04

    All day
    Mar-04-17

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, March 4 from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. Enjoy sausage, country ham, fried bologna, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, biscuits, gravy and drinks all for $6 per plate. Proceeds benefit the operations of the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad.BS9

  • 04

    All day
    Mar-04-17

    A fried chicken dinner will be held Saturday, March 4 at Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. EST. Donations are $6 for adults and $3 for children 11 years and under. Delivery available by calling 533-4215. This event will be held on the first Saturday of each month. Everything is homecooked.BS9