Around 200 Animals rescued in cruelty case

UPDATE: Nearly 200 dogs and cats have been rescued in Bledsoe County by the Humane Society of the United States. Authorities were still on the scene Friday afternoon, August 16, working to complete the rescue efforts.  Due to the large number of animals, they are being transported to multiple facilities, according to Sgt. George Hodge…

Fair celebrates 100 years!

The Bledsoe County fairgrounds were buzzing with activity with the carnival being set up, exhibit entries being dropped off, and the Fair Board putting on their final touches in anticipation of the fair’s kick-off Monday afternoon, August 12. For more see the August 15 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Reel seeks transfer back to classroom

Bledsoe County Middle School Principal Melissa Reel requested a transfer back to her high school English position just before the school year began, effectively resigning her recently appointed position as principal. Reel was announced as the principal on July 25. For more see the August 15 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Commission approves 18-cent property tax increase

     The Bledsoe County Commission voted 8-4 in favor of raising property taxes 18-cents at a recessed meeting on Tuesday, August 6.      Commissioner Matt Colvard made the motion to accept the 18-cent tax increase, with an amendment that added back in money from previous 8-percent cuts in donations to charitable organizations such as Fire Departments and…

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Events

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October
  • 01

    Call for Artists-Crafters by September 16

    9:00 am-3:00 pm
    Oct-01-16
    Crossville Outlet Mall, 228 Interstate Drive

    The CATS Gallery is sponsoring an inside festival on Saturday, October 1 at the Crossville Outlet Mall, 228 Interstate Drive (off Genesis Road and I-40), Crossville. The 3rd Annual Holiday Express’ions Art & Craft Show is 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Space is rented to artists and crafters who make “handmade” items only. Artists/crafters handle their own sales and collect their own sales tax. Payment and contracts must be submitted no later than September 16 for adequate preparation. For more info contact coordinator Jane Tavernier, 248-821-7575.

  • 08

    Mt. Crest Family Festival is October 8

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    Oct-08-16
    Mt. Crest United Methodist Church

    Mark you calender to attend the Health and Safety Information event at the Mt. Crest Family Festival on October 8 at Mt. Crest United Methodist Church, 32979 Route 30 west of Pikeville. Bake sale, free lunch and bounce house from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Children’s games and prizes, free children’s wellness kits, face painting, and horseback rides. Live music by the Tennessee Echos, Tabernacle Big Band, Gospel Bluegrass Band Price and England.

  • 22

    BCHS Class of 1971 sets date for reunion

    3:00 pm
    Oct-22-16
    Tobe and Donna Smith Home

    Plans have been made for the Bledsoe County High School Class of 1971 Reunion at the home of Tobe and Donna Smith. All classmates are invited to come and enjoy the evening on October 22, beginning at 3:00 p.m. For more information call Butch Seals at 931-536-5729.