Shooting in Brockdell Community

     Scotty Cranford, 26, was shot in the hand after an altercation in the Brockdell Community of Bledsoe County on Tuesday afternoon, September 19, according to Detective Angelo Oreto of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department. Jonathan Parsons, 23, shot Cranford in the hand during the altercation, Oreto said.      Parsons was charged with aggravated assault, possession of…

New home planned for Chief Roaring Eagle

On Friday evening, the Bledsoe County High School Warriors plan to come back home from Dunlap with Chief Roaring Eagle in their possession. For more, see the September 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Things to get smokin’ Saturday

The fifth annual Smoke in the Valley Barbecue Competition, hosted by the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad, is happening on Saturday, September 23 at the Bledsoe County Fairgrounds in Pikeville. For more, see the September 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Reece crowned BCMS Homecoming Queen

2017 Bledsoe County Middle School Homecoming Court Maddie Reece (center) was crowned the 2017 Homecoming Queen for BCMS. She was escorted by Kai Payne. Watch the September 28 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner for more details.

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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