Bledsoe County Schools Closed Friday

Bledsoe County Schools continue being closed through Friday, January 19, due to secondary road conditions. Friday night’s high school basketball games have been cancelled.

Keith loses cabinet workshop to fire

A family-owned and operated cabinet workshop off Old Mountain Road in Bledsoe County was completely destroyed by fire January 4, according to firefighters. Custom made cabinets, building materials, and equipment were lost to the blaze. For more, see the January 11 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Opening of textile factory delayed

Textile Corporation of America, the company that last summer promised 1,000 new jobs in Pikeville, say delays have caused the company to push back their original start date which was last known to be November 2017. For more, see the January 11 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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January
  • 14

    Wheeler PTO basketball begins January 14

    All day
    Jan-14-17

    Wheeler Elementary PTO basketball begins this weekend on Saturday, January 14th. Games start at 8:00 a.m. with the early grades and lasts throughout the day with the high school games ending around 5:00 p.m. Please come out and support the teams. Adult admission is $2 and child admission is $1. Games will be held each Saturday, weather permitting, through February 18th.B2S3

  • 19

    Meeting is planned for VFW Post 5033

    All day
    Jan-19-17

    VFW Post 5033 is holding a meeting on Thursday, January 19 at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville at 6:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend.BS3

  • 19

    Bledsoe Library is holding a Book Sale

    All day
    Jan-19-17

    A Book Sale at the Bledsoe County Library is being held Thursday, January 19 and runs through Thursday, February 23. There is a good selection of hardbacks, paperbacks and children’s books with prices ranging from 10¢ to $1. New selections will be added each week during the sale. Gently used donations are appreciated. Call 447-2817 or email cknightbcpl@bledsoe.net for more information. B2S3

  • 21

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Jan-21-17

    On Saturday, January 21, Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 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.BS3

  • 22

    Services at Wheeler Addition Church of God

    All day
    Jan-22-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God at 111 Manufacturer Road behind the nursing home 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.BS4