Search on for fugitive in Pikeville

The Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department is assisting U.S. Marshals in searching for a fugitive who bailed from a personal car while evading a U.S. Marshal near AutoZone around 10:00 this morning. The fugitive is described as: 38 years old, white male, 160 lbs., 5’10” in height, wearing white shorts and a black T-shirt. His name is…

Dollar General denied beer license

The Bledsoe County Beer Board denied a request by Dollar General Corp. to obtain a beer license for their new location on SR30 West at their meeting on July 17. For more, see the July 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner. Members of the community attend the beer board meeting on July 17.

Tennessee to crack down on speeding this week

Operation Southern Shield, a joint effort of five Southern states including Tennessee, began on Monday in hopes of cracking down on motorists who disobey the speed limit and other safety measures. The joint police operation will last through Sunday, July 23. For more, see the July 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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Events

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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