City zoning laws pass first reading

The first reading of new land use and zoning regulations for the City of Pikeville were read at the meeting of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday, May 14. The new zoning and regulations may regulate land use, enact structural regulations, and promote development guidelines within city limits, according to the ordinance documents provided by the…

Welcome home Cyrus!

Three weeks after a can of PVC glue exploded on six-year-old Cyrus Gray while he was building a fire with his dad, he is now recovering in the comfort of home rather than a hospital bed. Cyrus was released from Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital on Friday, May 18, and brought back to his family’s Bledsoe…

Thieves take over $40,000 worth of City equipment

An early morning theft from the City of Pikeville’s workshop lot on Allen P Deakins Road last Thursday, May 17, leaves the city without an estimated $40,000 worth of goods, reported Pikeville Police Chief Ronald Byrd. Among the more valuable items stolen were a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, an 8×12 tip trailer, and a…

Police say missing woman could be armed

Two days after a massive search began for missing Bledsoe County woman, authorities are now saying Stephanie Tyson is a “prepper” that may not want to be found. Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge said Tyson could be armed and mentally unstable due to not being on her psychiatric medication. “She could possibly have two pistols…

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Events

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December
  • 01

    Martin bringing message at Keener Hill revival

    All day
    Dec-01-16-Dec-03-16

    Revival at Keener Hill Church of God is Thursday through Saturday, December 1-3 at 6:00 p.m. each evening with Bro. Jeff Martin bringing God’s Word. The church is located between Griffith and Brockdell. The congregation invites everyone.BTS48

  • 03

    Monthly dinner at Luminary Frostbite Fire Dept.

    All day
    Dec-03-16

    Luminary Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department is holding its monthly dinner on the first Saturday of each month. The next dinner is December 3. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the fire department.BS47

  • 03

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Dec-03-16

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, December 3 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.BS48

  • 03

    “I Believe in Christmas” to be presented

    All day
    Dec-03-16-Dec-04-16

    Join First Southern Baptist Church in the Family Ministry Center for the choir’s presentation of I Believe in Christmas on Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, at 6:30 each evening. The program features soloists Emily Frady, Karen Thomas and Nick Trujillio.BS48

  • 03

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Dec-03-16

    On Saturday, December 3 Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to 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.BS48