Ridley inquires about collections shortfall in Bledsoe Circuit Court

A letter written to Bledsoe County Circuit Court Clerk Michael Walker from County Mayor Gregg Ridley late last month asks Walker to take necessary steps to contract with a collection agency to recuperate uncollected fines and court costs. Walker responded, stating circumstances are out of his control concerning collections. “I ask again that you take…

Fall Creek Falls Inn construction to resume

After being halted due to a $11 million budget overage, the State of Tennessee will begin rebuilding the Fall Creek Falls State Park Inn and Conference Center later this month, according to Department of General Services Communications Director David Roberson. Roberson said the state issued a notice to their contractor, Bell Construction, to proceed with…

Residents give opinion on privatizing emergency services

In a special called meeting of the Bledsoe County Commission in which Puckett EMS was set to give a presentation about privatizing local emergency services— the company did not present any proposals to the commission, after being asked not to speak by County Mayor Gregg Ridley. Rather, county officials heard from several local residents about…

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Events

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July
  • 01

    Daggett/Davis family reunion at Fall Creek Falls

    All day
    Jul-01-17

    On Saturday, July 1, the Daggett/Davis family reunion is being held at Fall Creek Falls State Park at shelter #4. Bring a covered dish and drink for dinner starting at noon. Come enjoy the day with family and friends.BS26

  • 01

    Yard sales to benefit historic Lincoln School

    All day
    Jul-01-17-Jul-08-17

    Yard sales are being held at Lincoln School in Pikeville on the first and second Saturdays in July. Held rain or shine. For more information please contact Luther Hollingsworth at (423) 413-0279, Ann Lindo at (423) 364-6247 or Mildred Bridgeman at (423) 447-2205.BTS26

  • 01

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Jul-01-17

    On Saturday, July 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.BS26

  • 01

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Jul-01-17

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, July 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. While there, pick some fireworks for your Fourth of July celebration.BS26

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    Star Spangled Celebration in Pikeville July 1

    All day
    Jul-01-17

    Bring the family for Pikeville’s Star Spangled Celebration being held Saturday, July 1 at the Farmers Market in downtown Pikeville for free. A concert with Carrie Hassler and The Nickel Row Band starts at 7:00 p.m. followed by fireworks. Bring a chair, and your family and friends. Fireworks are sponsored by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, and the entertainment, watermelon and Kids’ Corner is sponsored by Citizens Tri-County Bank.BS26