Rogers body found, Sullivan charged with criminal homicide

     Thomas Rogers, 30, of Pikeville, was found dead on Valley View Road Tuesday evening, April 24, Bledsoe County Sheriff Jimmy Morris confirmed.      Morris said Rogers’ body was found by Deputy Jack Durham. The investigation started out as a missing persons case last week, before quickly turning into a homicide investigation, he added.      NaKayla Sullivan has…

Meth found during check

Two people were arrested after members of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department were called to assist probation and parole officers at a Pope Tee Road residence on March 27. For more see the April 5 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

SROs and deputies in active shooter training

Bledsoe County School Resource Officers (SRO) and Sheriff’s deputies hope they never have to use the training the underwent last week while students were out of school. They participated in a active shooter training workshop lead by members of the Chattanooga Police Department’s SWAT and Tactical Operations team. For more see the April 5 issue…

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Events

< 2017 >
June
  • 03

    Hale Family Reunion

    8:17 am
    Jun-03-17-Jun-10-17

     The 34th Annual Hale Reunion will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11 A.M. at the Civic Center, Rt. 70 in East Sparta, TN.
    Bring food, family, friends and items for auction.   Auction proceeds and donations go for the upkeep of several cemeteries where the ancestors and loved ones of Samuel and Nancy Jane HALE are buried.
    For more information call 931-738-5556 or 931-738-8819

  • 04

    Hamilton Cemetery decoration is June 4

    All day
    Jun-04-17

    Hamilton Cemetery decoration is June 4. A covered dish lunch is at noon. Those unable to attend can send donation for the cemetery’s upkeep to Jamie Lee, 3009 Vandever Road, Tansi, TN 38572. B22

  • 08

    A Revival of Praise to be held June 8-11

    All day
    Jun-08-17-Jun-11-17

    Lusk Church of God of Prophecy is holding A Revival of Praise June 8-11 with services nightly at 7:00 p.m. except on Sunday the service begins at 6:00 p.m. The evangelist and pastor of Spencer Church of God, Bro. Jason Stevens, is bringing the message. Sunday morning special singing by The Old Timers from McMinnville is planned. Bro. Roy Finch and congregation invite everyone to come and be blessed. For more information call Beverly Holland, 447-3677 or Dorothy Holland, 554-4122.BTS23

  • 08

    Paws and Claws Membership Meeting

    1:58 pm-1:59 pm
    Jun-08-17

    Membership Meeting at Bledsoe Telephone Co-OP at 6:00pm

  • 08

    Summer reading kicks off June 8

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Jun-08-17

    Bledsoe County Public Library’s summer program kicks off Thursday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m. with Joyce Carroll and friends at the library. Sign-up starts a week earlier, so drop by the library to pick up a book bag, some of our new books and get started. “Just for fun summer reading matter,” said Director Carolyne Knight, “keep your child’s brain sharp and active by having a reading activity for at least 20 minutes a day. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you this summer.”

    The library will close at 1:00 that day for set up and re-open around 3:00 for regular business. Call 447-2817 or email cknightbcpl@bledsoe.net for additional information. B21-22S22-23