Reece appointed to fill vacant commission seat

Robert Reece was appointed by Bledsoe County Commissioners as replacement for recently resigned commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1, Part C) at their meeting on Monday, June 24. For more, see the June 27 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Court rules textile building foreclosure can proceed

The Pikeville plant and headquarters of Textile Corporation of America (TCA) can be foreclosed upon by a Florida loan company, Chancellor Melissa Blevins-Willis ruled in a two-hour hearing in Jasper on Friday, June 21. The hearing revolved around whether or not the Florida company, Whoriskey, Inc., could move forward with foreclosure of the building on…

Swafford starts digital dental lab in Bledsoe County, hopes to create jobs

In an area that is known for mostly farming jobs with few exceptions, Jill Swafford wants to be able to provide a different career opportunity for not only her family but others, with her recently opened Oaks Dental Designs digital dental lab on Summer City Road. For more, see the June 20 issue of The…

Commissioner to be appointed

Bledsoe County Commissioners will appoint a replacement member next Monday, June 24, to fill the seat of Commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1- Part C) who resigned last month. For more, see the June 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, on newsstands now.

Sherman charged with attempted murder

An attempted murder charge and two other felony charges were filed against Garrett A. Sherman, 32, of Pikeville, after a shooting incident in Pikeville over the weekend. Pikeville Police Officer Ricky Hodge was dispatched to 233 Spring Street for a “Jeep driving by someone’s house with a gun” while he was at the Bledsoe County…

Crash shuts down U.S. 127 for hours

A non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 127 near Bledsoe County High School left the road closed for over six hours on Wednesday evening, June 12. The drivers were both from out of town, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Sgt. Alan Bailey. A box truck struck the southbound side of a concrete bridge and required…

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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.