Brutal double homicide

A mother and her daughter are dead at the alleged hand of the daughter’s boyfriend, Joe Whittenburg, 43, reports Bledsoe County Sheriff Jimmy Morris. Deanna Lawrence, 47 and Dedra Lawrence, 24, were found lying in the floor of their home at 64 Sawmill Road in Pikeville, he said. They shared the home with Dedra’s boyfriend,…

Mr. Football: Boring named top kicker in the state

Gabe Boring received the honor of being named Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Kicker of the Year in Nashville earlier this week, the first athlete in Bledsoe County history to do so. For more, see the November 30 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Jeremiah Frazier found with mother in Wyoming

Three-year-old Jeremiah Frazier, who has been missing since May, was found safe on Monday, November 27 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, according to Sgt. George Hodge of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department. For more, see the November 30 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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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