First day of early voting in county breaks records

October 20, 2020

Voters in Bledsoe County shattered first-day early voting totals for the November 3 election compared to 2016 and 2012 by large percentages. A total of 271 people voted on Wednesday, October 14 and 150 absentee ballots were returned for a total of 421 votes cast on day one, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State.…

“Colorful Bunch” wins scarecrow contest

October 20, 2020

It’s scarecrow season in Pikeville and students from all three local elementary schools submitted their best work to the Main Street Committee and Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce for the annual Scarecrow Contest. This year’s contest entrants and winners are on display at the Pikeville Main Street Stage downtown until after Halloween, according to Sharon…

Aviagen feed mill on schedule

October 20, 2020

Aviagen’s $35.3 million expansion and new state-of-the-art feed mill off the U.S. 127 bypass is progressing at a steady pace and on schedule, according to Aviagen Marketing Communications Specialist Wendy Parker. The company broke ground in early August, and a flurry of activity has taken place on the site since, Parker said. “If they are…

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  • 01

    Roundup Cowboy Ministry planned

    All day
    Oct-01-17

    New Martin Church of God has Sam and Ann Phillips with the Roundup Cowboy Ministry coming to the church on Sunday, October 1 during the 11:00 a.m. service. Come watch as Sam teaches a better understanding of horses, people and God. You can sign up to ride and experience basic horsemanship on horseback. Everyone is welcome. Bring a lawn chair and see God’s way through the horse. For more information contact Andy Smith at (423) 364-9076. B39

  • 01

    Shady Vale Church of God has homecoming

    All day
    Oct-01-17

    Shady Vale Church of God is celebrating Homecoming on Sunday, October 1 with the Gilbert Family singing during the worship service at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Donnie R. Lawson and congregation welcomes everyone to come celebrate with them.B3

  • 01

    Gospel meeting October 1-5

    All day
    Oct-01-17-Oct-05-17

    A Gospel meeting is being held at Griffith church of Christ on October 1-5 with guest speaker T.A. Smith. Bible Study is at 10:00 a.m. and worship is at 11:00 a.m. Lunch is being served after the morning worship. All other services are at 7:00 p.m. nightly. B39S40

  • 02

    Veterans Wall office closed until Oct. 2

    All day
    Oct-02-17

    The Bledsoe County Veterans Office for adding names to the Veterans Park wall is closed until Monday, October 2. THe cost of placing a name on the wall is $100 and should be accompanied by an application and a DD214 (separation or discharge paper). Please call Gail Forsythe at (423) 605-4274 if you need additional information. Your support and assistance is appreciated. B36S37

  • 03

    Community-wide meeting for Griffith Fire Dept.

    All day
    Oct-03-17

    Griffith Volunteer Fire Department is holding a community-wide meeting on October 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the fire hall. Everyone is urged to attend.

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