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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Events

< 2017 >
May
  • 01

    Bro. Meeks to lead revival at Vandever Baptist

    All day
    May-01-17

    Everyone is invited to revival at Vandever Baptist Church, 3714 Vandever Baptist Church, Crossville, starting May 1 at 6:30 p.m. with Evangelist Matthew Meeks. For more information, call Pastor Gary Hargis, 931-788-3541; Dexter Smith, 931-337-4454; Jackie Burgess, 931-788-5751; or Raymond Ball, 931-456-0781.BS17

  • 01

    Seniors can apply for scholarship

    All day
    May-01-17

    The Bledsoe County Republican Women’s Club urges all Bledsoe County High School seniors to apply for the $1000 scholarship being offered by the organization. Deadline is Monday, May 1. Please ask BCHS Guidance Counselor Cyndi  Johnson for more information and application. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or an ACT score of 21. Scholarship will be awarded with $500 for the fall semester and $500 for the second semester. B17

  • 01

    Boater education class offered

    4:00 pm-7:00 pm
    May-01-17

    All boaters born after January 1, 1989 must successfully pass a Boater Education Course to operate a boat legally. A class is being offered at the Bledsoe County Agricultural Extension Office on May 1st from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. To take the course a student must purchase a $10 Type 600 Boating Safety Exam Permit from a licensed agent and bring it to the class.

    Boater Education study manuals can be picked up at the Bledsoe County Public Library or at the Bledsoe County Extension office. For more information contact Mark Patterson at 447-6629.B17

  • 04

    National Day of Prayer

    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    May-04-17

    The 2017 National Day of Prayer is being observed on Thursday, May 4,  at noon, with a short prayer gathering in front of the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville. In 1954, the United States Congress established the National Day of Prayer as an annual event by a joint resolution, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. This year’s local prayer service is being sponsored by the Bledsoe County Ministerial Association. There is no sermon, only prayers for our nation, state, community, homes, schools, churches, etc. Representatives from numerous different local congregations are leading the prayers. Everyone is invited to attend. Seating is limited, so you are welcome to bring a lawn chair. B17S18

  • 06

    Target shoot at Ersie’s old store on SR30

    All day
    May-06-17

    The Walden’s Ridge Community Emergency Response Team is hosting a target shoot on Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Ersie’s Store on SR30 on Walden’s Ridge. Shooters will use .22 rifles and pistols and shotguns.BS17