Electrical ‘boom’ wakes up Pikeville residents

A loud boom in downtown Pikeville startled some residents awake on Friday, May 24, after a transformer fuse blew near Scotties Restaurant, according to Manager Mike Deakins of Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative’s Pikeville office. Deakins said the fuse, made of porcelain, had a ‘disconnect’ and blew around 6:30 a.m. The equipment was older and could have been…

Bledsoe County to receive buses from VW Settlement

Bledsoe County Schools were selected to receive five new diesel school buses from the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today. Bledsoe was one of 39 entities to receive funds from the grant program, which totaled $8.8 million to support school bus replacement across the state. For…

BCHS recognized for traffic safety education

Bledsoe County High School was awarded the 2018-2019 Gold Traffic Safety Award for completing activities with the Reduce TN Crashes program, along with five other high schools in the state. For more see the May 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Board considers ouster of Pendergrass

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass allegedly recently violated sanctions imposed on him by the Bledsoe County Board of Education in September, forcing the Board to meet in a special called meeting next Tuesday, May 28, to possibly begin ouster proceedings. The Board will meet to determine if Pendergrass “is to be referred to the District…

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Events

< 2019 >
May
  • 05

    Craft to lead Gospel Meeting

    All day
    May-05-19-May-09-19

    Wheeler Hill Church of Christ is holding a Gospel Meeting with Bro. Eddy Craft at 97 Rufus Anderson Road, Pikeville, May 5-9. Bro. Craft is with the Tri Cities School of Preaching in Elizabethton. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m., Sunday Worship is at 11:00 a.m. and nightly services are at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • 05

    Services at Wheeler Addition Church of God

    All day
    May-05-19-Dec-29-19

    Wheeler Addition Church of God at 111 Manufacturer Road behind the hospital 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. For more information call 423-447-2075. BT18S19

  • 05

    Annual decoration planned

    All day
    May-05-19

    The annual decoration at Howard-Walker Cemetery on Lower East Valley road in Bledsoe County, is Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m. Please come honor loved ones buried there. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery can be given during decoration or can be mailed to Arthur Greer, 520 Hyatt Road, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379 or Peggy Standefer, 701 Joe Standefer Road, Pikeville, TN 37367 or Thomas A. Greer, 357 Hargis Road, Signal Mountain, TN 37377.BT18

  • 07

    Plans made for reunion

    All day
    May-07-19

    Bledsoe County High School 1974 classmates are invited to a meeting to make plans for their 45th reunion. The meeting is Tuesday, May 7, at 6:00 p.m. at West End Church of God’s Life Center. Questions, please call Cathy Smith Standefer at 423-618-1770, Sharon VanWinkle Bickford at 423-322-5801 or Janie Sapp Newby at 423-280-0548. Anyone wishing to help, please attend the meeting. BT18

  • 09

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    May-09-19

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter is having its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative meeting room, on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Everyone is invited to come meet with them as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.