Sequatchie no longer committed to Erlanger’s regional hospital plans

What does that mean for Bledsoe County?      Erlanger and Sequatchie County could not reach an agreement for a new hospital in Dunlap, prompting the County Executive Keith Cartwright to reject the deal at a meeting on Monday night, October 15. For more, see the October 18 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Standefer earns national award as weather observer

Thirty-plus years of work from local weather observer Roy Lee Standefer was put up against the very best of his peers nationwide, and he won, according to Derek Eisentrout of the National Weather Service (NWS) Morristown. For more, see the October 18 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

< 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