Commission votes to keep current property tax rate

Bledsoe County taxpayers will not see a tax rate increase this year, after commissioners voted to leave the rate the same as the 2018-2019 budget year at the County Commission meeting on Monday, July 15. Commissioners Tim Campbell, Brent Griffith, Robert Reece, Tanya Roberson, Ronald Sapp, Junior Hankins, and Ruth Burton voted to keep the…

DA reviewing Pendergrass ouster case

District Attorney Mike Taylor said he is reviewing information related to the ouster proceedings of Board of Education Member Vince Pendergrass and will make a decision on whether to proceed in the next few days. For more see the July 11 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Fleeing federal suspect struck police cruiser, still on loose

A high speed chase by the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department led to damage to a police cruiser and a federal fugitive evading arrest. Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, fled police after crashing into the patrol car of Deputy Matt Brock during the incident on Wheeler Mountain. For more see the July 11…

Gov. Bill Lee makes first official visit to Pikeville

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee [R] made his first official visit to Pikeville since taking office earlier this year on Tuesday, July 9, speaking with citizens about his priorities as Governor and answering a few questions on the steps of the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Joining Gov. Lee were State Senator Paul Bailey [R-Sparta] and State Representative…

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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