2.3 magnitude earthquake registered in county overnight

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck the eastern portion of Bledsoe County near the Rhea County line around midnight January 25, according to the United States Geological Survey. No reports of damage have been reported to the USGS or local Emergency Management Agency as of Saturday afternoon. For more, see the January 30 issue of The…

Fast paced championship leaves Warriors in second

Bledsoe County Middle School’s Warriors advanced to the championship round of the SVC tournament held Thursday, January 16 after defeating Van Buren County in the last seven seconds of the game the night before. In the championship game, the Warriors worked hard to keep up with the face paced South Pittsburg Pirates, who dominated most…

BCMS Lady Warriors are runner ups

Bledsoe County Middle School hosted the SVC Conference Tournament last week with their Lady Warriors placing second in the conference with a 25-15 loss to Sequatchie County. They had advanced to the championship round by defeating Jasper Middle, 34-30, on January 14. For more see the January 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Bledsoe runner-up best Division A fair

Bledsoe County’s Centennial Jubilee Fair was recognized last week by the Tennessee Association of Fairs as a First Runner-Up in the Champion of Fairs A Division at the 98th annual convention in Murfreesboro. The Centennial Jubilee Fair in 2019 celebrated 100 years of the agricultural fair in the county and featured an array of additional…

Community Spirit Award given in Fran Roberson’s honor

Over 100 people filled the banquet hall at the Pikeville Municipal Building on Saturday, January 18 for the annual Installation and Awards Banquet of the Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce. Several of those in attendance were members of the late Fran Roberson’s family who were presented the Community Spirit Award. Many other awards were given…

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October 29 - November 04
  • 29

    Pastor appreciation day set

    All day
    Oct-29-17

    West End Church of God is hosting Pastor Appreciation Day on October 29 for Pastor Danny Lee and his wife, Sheila. They have shared 33 years of love and dedication to the church. Guest speaker is LeBron Herd. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m. and the Sunday service is at 11:00 a.m. A dinner follows the service. Everyone is welcome to attend. B43

    Fifth Sunday Sing at Mt. Crest UMC October 29

    All day
    Oct-29-17

    The Bledsoe County Ministerial Association invites everyone to the Fifth Sunday Sing at Mt. Crest United Methodist Church on October 29 at 6:00 p.m. The sing benefits the Bledsoe County Community Food Bank. Dinner follows. Everyone is welcome.

    Sunday luncheon at Griffith Volunteer Fire Dept.

    All day
    Oct-29-17

    Griffith Volunteer Fire Department is hosting Sunday luncheon fundraiser on October 29 at the fire hall. Serving starts at 11:30 a.m. and continues to the food is gone. Menu consists of spaghetti and meat sauce, tossed salad, garlic roll, dessert and drink for $7 per plate. Dine in or carry out. All funds go to loan repayment for purchase of a new fire engine. All support is greatly appreciated.

    Midnight Cry-Montandon coming to Homecoming

    All day
    Oct-29-17

    Homecoming at Sampson Free Will Baptist Church is Sunday, October 29 at 10 a.m. Midnight Cry is going to be singing and Bill Montandon is preaching. A dinner is being served following the service. The church’s congregation hopes you will come and join them.

  • 30

    BCYBS to meet at ball park Monday, October 30

    All day
    Oct-30-17

    A meeting of the Bledsoe County Youth Baseball and Softball organization is Monday, October 30 at the ball park in Pikeville. All board members need to be present.

  • 31

    Sampson FWB hosting Trick or Treating Oct. 31

    All day
    Oct-31-17

    Trick or Treating is October 31 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Sampson Free Will Baptist Church, inside the gym.

  • 01

    Meatloaf lunch by Wheeler Addition Church of God

    All day
    Nov-01-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God is selling lunches on Wednesday, November 1 beginning at 11:00 a.m. On the menu is meatloaf, green peas or green beans, butter potatoes, and roll for $7 per plate. Delivery available. Call Diana at (423) 304-2202, Liz at 447-2551 or the church at 447-2075.

  • 02

    Meeting for American Legion Post 66 Thursday

    All day
    Nov-02-17

    The American Legion Post 66 is meeting on Thursday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Club in Pikeville. All veterans are encouraged to attend.

    Christian House of Prayer holding yard sale

    All day
    Nov-02-17-Nov-04-17

    A huge inside yard sale at Christian House of Prayer is Thursday through Saturday, November 2-4, beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day. The church is located past the ball park in Pikeville. Lots of new items, what-nots, canning jars, pictures, kitchen items, coolers, furniture and more. For more info call 447-2962.

    Spaghetti supper and market set for November 2

    All day
    Nov-02-17

    A spaghetti supper and Early Bird Christmas Market, hosted by Lee Station Baptist Church and Pikeville Seventh-day Adventist Church is being held November 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The event is being held at 52 Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Plates are $5 per person and children 10 and under eat for $3. All proceeds raised benefit The House of Hope.

  • 03

    Free workshop on firewood business

    All day
    Nov-03-17

    The Nature Conservancy, in partnership with TN State Parks, TN Division of Forestry, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other partners, is offering a free November 3 workshop showing people how to run their own businesses providing pest-free, heat-treated firewood. This is to meet a growing demand because of firewood restrictions at state parks and federal parks in Tennessee. It’s a story about the intersection of small business & environmental conservation. This free public workshop will be held Friday, November 3, 9:30 a.m. at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville. B42S43

  • 04

    Yard sale planned at Church of God of Prophecy

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    The Church of God of Prophecy on Birchwood Street in Pikeville is holding a yard sale November 4. Proceeds raised benefit the church.B44

    Celebrate Thanksgiving with Luminary-Frostbite

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to come celebrate Thanksgiving with them on Saturday, November 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. On the menu are turkey and dressing, ham, fired chicken, assorted vegetables and desserts for$6 per plate with children eating for $3. Tickets for an Academy Sports gift card are still available.

    Eternal Life Support Group meeting November 4

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    A Community Seminar is planned for November 4 at First Baptist Church, 231 3rd Avenue in Dayton from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST by the Eternal Life Support Group. Meet and greet with refreshments served begins at 10:30 a.m. This seminar is for those 18 and up, and cost $10 per person or $15 per couple. Preregister by calling Gina Hooker at (423) 315-7199 or Cathy Swafford at (423) 827-7421 or via email at elsgministry@gmail.com. Deadline to register is October 31.

    Upper Cumberland Craft Show November 4-5

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    On Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. the Upper Cumberland Craft Show is being held at the Cumberland County Community Complex in Crossville. Featured are 50-plus artists and crafters, breakfast, lunch, and live Bluegrass music by the Grandview Mountain Pickers on Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Free admission and wheelchair and power chair accessible. The event is sponsored by the Cumberland County FCE.

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    On Saturday, November 4 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.

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, November 4 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.

    4-H Horse Club - not just for those with horses

    All day
    Nov-04-17

    The Bledsoe County 4-H Horse Club is now meeting bimonthly. Any students in 4th through 12th grades are welcome to attend. You do not have to own a horse to participate. Please contact Whitney Jackson at 447-2451 or wsimmon7@utk.edu for more information.

    Bledsoe Co. Farm Bureau annual meeting

    All day
    Nov-04-17

        The Bledsoe County Farm Bureau is having its annual meeting on November 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the high school. All Farm Bureau members are invited to enjoy a good meal, door prizes and entertainment.