Strong to severe storms possible tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown is advising strong to severe thunderstorms are expected tonight, July 20, near or after 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms are expected to move into the area around midnight and Saturday morning. NWS forecasts storms are possible again throughout Saturday and into the evening. “Damaging winds, large hail, and…

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

BCHS Choir receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

The Bledsoe County High School Choir received high marks at a recent Six Flags Music Showcase in Georgia. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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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