City zoning laws pass first reading

The first reading of new land use and zoning regulations for the City of Pikeville were read at the meeting of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday, May 14. The new zoning and regulations may regulate land use, enact structural regulations, and promote development guidelines within city limits, according to the ordinance documents provided by the…

Welcome home Cyrus!

Three weeks after a can of PVC glue exploded on six-year-old Cyrus Gray while he was building a fire with his dad, he is now recovering in the comfort of home rather than a hospital bed. Cyrus was released from Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital on Friday, May 18, and brought back to his family’s Bledsoe…

Thieves take over $40,000 worth of City equipment

An early morning theft from the City of Pikeville’s workshop lot on Allen P Deakins Road last Thursday, May 17, leaves the city without an estimated $40,000 worth of goods, reported Pikeville Police Chief Ronald Byrd. Among the more valuable items stolen were a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, an 8×12 tip trailer, and a…

Police say missing woman could be armed

Two days after a massive search began for missing Bledsoe County woman, authorities are now saying Stephanie Tyson is a “prepper” that may not want to be found. Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge said Tyson could be armed and mentally unstable due to not being on her psychiatric medication. “She could possibly have two pistols…

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< 2017 >
February
  • 02

    Meeting planned for American Legion Post 66

    All day
    Feb-02-17

    American Legion Post 66 is meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville on Thursday, February 2. All members are urged to attend.BS5

  • 03

    Pikeville Bass Club forming, meets February 3

    All day
    Feb-03-17

    On February 3, the Pikeville Bass Club is meeting at 6:00 p.m. at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in Pikeville. Anyone interested in signing up and fishing the 2017 season can do so at the meeting. The membership fee is $25 and entry fee is $40 per boat. The group is going to fish three different lakes: Watts Bar, Nickajack and Chickamauga. Any questions, call Benny Cooley at 423-322-0372.BT3S4

  • 04

    Benefit to help Dotsons, fire victims

    All day
    Feb-04-17

    A benefit is being held for Tony and Iva Dotson, who lost everything in a house fire in December. The event is February 4 at the Dill Community Center with live music and food starting at 4:00 p.m. Barbecue plates, hot dogs and chili are available. The auction starts at 5:00 p.m. with auctioneer Larry Sprouse. To make donations call Olivia Dotson, 554-4447; Paulene Dotson, 554-4351; Crystal Dotson, 554-3644; Darlene LeQuire, 554-3677; or Anthony Dotson, 298-7574.BTS4

  • 04

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Feb-04-17

    On Saturday, February 4 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.BS5

  • 04

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Feb-04-17

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, February 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.BS5