Electrical ‘boom’ wakes up Pikeville residents

A loud boom in downtown Pikeville startled some residents awake on Friday, May 24, after a transformer fuse blew near Scotties Restaurant, according to Manager Mike Deakins of Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative’s Pikeville office. Deakins said the fuse, made of porcelain, had a ‘disconnect’ and blew around 6:30 a.m. The equipment was older and could have been…

Bledsoe County to receive buses from VW Settlement

Bledsoe County Schools were selected to receive five new diesel school buses from the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today. Bledsoe was one of 39 entities to receive funds from the grant program, which totaled $8.8 million to support school bus replacement across the state. For…

BCHS recognized for traffic safety education

Bledsoe County High School was awarded the 2018-2019 Gold Traffic Safety Award for completing activities with the Reduce TN Crashes program, along with five other high schools in the state. For more see the May 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Board considers ouster of Pendergrass

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass allegedly recently violated sanctions imposed on him by the Bledsoe County Board of Education in September, forcing the Board to meet in a special called meeting next Tuesday, May 28, to possibly begin ouster proceedings. The Board will meet to determine if Pendergrass “is to be referred to the District…

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Events

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April
  • 01

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Apr-01-17

    On Saturday, April 1 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.BS13

  • 01

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Apr-01-17

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, April 1 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.BS13

  • 02

    Bishop Bobby Scott to lead Revival at Shady Vale

    All day
    Apr-02-17-Apr-05-17

    Shady Vale Church of God is in Revival with Bishop Bobby Scott on Sunday through Wednesday, April 2-5. Services are Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. Sunday night at 6:00 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Come and be blessed said Pastor Donnie Lawson. He and the congregation welcome all.BS13

  • 03

    Bledsoe Ministerial Association meeting is April 3

    All day
    Apr-03-17

    The April meeting of the Bledsoe County Ministerial Association is Monday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. at Pikeville United Methodist Church. Final plans are being made for the community-wide Easter Sunrise Service, sponsored by the Association, which is going to be held at the Pikeville Farmer’s Market at 6:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning. Pastors of all churches in Bledsoe County are invited to come and take part in this inter-denominational fellowship of ministers. For more information, please call Stephen Conn at 554-3945.BS13

  • 06

    Easter Bunny pictures at Pikeville Elementary

    All day
    Apr-06-17

    The Easter Bunny is coming to Pikeville Elementary on Thursday, April 6 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Those with children not in school are invited to come and have their picture made with the Easter Bunny that morning.BS13