Strong to severe storms possible tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown is advising strong to severe thunderstorms are expected tonight, July 20, near or after 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms are expected to move into the area around midnight and Saturday morning. NWS forecasts storms are possible again throughout Saturday and into the evening. “Damaging winds, large hail, and…

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

BCHS Choir receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

The Bledsoe County High School Choir received high marks at a recent Six Flags Music Showcase in Georgia. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

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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