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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Events

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December 03 - December 09
  • 03

    The Chancel Choir to present Christmas Concert

    All day
    Dec-03-17

    Lee Station Church of God is presenting its annual Christmas Concert on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. The Chancel Choir presenting the cantata, “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” and the Hands of Grace drama team will present the nativity and dramas. The evening concludes with a visit from Santa and treat bags will be given to all. Pastor Harris and congregation invite you to attend an evening of Christmas with the church.

  • 04
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  • 06

    Chicken and dressing meals by Wheeler Addition

    All day
    Dec-06-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God Youth are selling lunches on Wednesday, December 6. On the menu are chicken and dressing, gravy, green beans, potato salad, cranberry sauce, and roll for $7 per plate. For delivery call Youth Leader Diana at (423) 304-2202, Lizzie Hurd at 447-2551 or the church at 447-2075.

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  • 08

    Christmas Night at Lusk December 8

    All day
    Dec-08-17

    Children, come for Christmas Night at Lusk Community Center on December 8 at 6:30 p.m. After the fun activities, children can watch Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, at which time snacks will be provided. Please bring a wrapped gift marked for a boy or girl with age. Rumor has it that Santa Claus might make a surprise visit, checking to see if all the boys and girls have been naughty or nice. B48S49

  • 09

    Hope the topic at Wheeler Addition

    All day
    Dec-09-17

    Wheeler Addition Church of God is having a Saturday evening service on December 9 at 5:00 p.m. on the topic, Hope. Come join them. Pastor Johnny Lebron Herd is bringing the message at the church located at 111 Manufacturer Road, behind the Nursing Home in Pikeville. For more information please call (423) 447-2075. BT49