Wrestling up donations for new sport

A new sport may be coming to Bledsoe County if Michael Campbell and Isaac Youngblood have their say. Wrestling, that’s right, throwing down on the mats, could be an option for the youth of Bledsoe County later this year, as the two men seek to start the youth league. For more, see the February 15…

Brown signs with Bryan College

With aspirations to become a college biology professor and coach basketball in the future, Bledsoe County High School senior Whitney Brown plans to reach those goals by signing with Bryan College. She will be playing for the Lady Lions basketball team while working on her bachelor and master degrees there. For more, see the February…

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    Pikeville UMC to hold Matthew’s Helpers VBS

    All day
    Jul-17-17-Jul-20-17

    Vacation Bible School at Pikeville United Methodist Church, 7 Methodist Street, is Monday through Thursday, July 17-20. Children kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to become one of Matthew’s Helpers from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. each evening. They will learn to feed the hungry, welcome the stranger and more. It is a hands-on way to be like Jesus. Call the church at 447-2951 for more information.BS28

    Curtis to lead revival at Plainview Freewill Baptist

    All day
    Jul-17-17-Jul-21-17

    Revival at Plainview Freewill Baptist Church, off State Route 30 at 275 Plainview Church Road, is July 17-21 at 7:00 p.m. each evening with evangelist Bro. Tracy Curtis of The Church of The Nazarene in Doyle. Special singing nightly. Pastor Estel Bilbrey invites everyone to attend. For information or a ride, call (423) 881-5374 or (931) 267-2707.BS28

    Professional Development offered

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jul-17-17-Jul-18-17

    Attention all parents, teachers and mental health professionals: a two-day workshop on Sensory Processing Disorder is being held at the Bledsoe County Senior Citizens Center, 148 Frazier Street in Pikeville, on Monday and Tuesday, July 17-18. Each session will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is required and each session cost $15. Every registration come with light refreshments, a certificate of attendance and workshop handouts. For registration information contact Professional Growth Network at (423) 448-1031 or email at professionalgrowthnetwork0@gmail.com. B27BS28

    QuickBooks Training offered

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Jul-17-17-Jul-18-17

    The University of Tennessee Extension is sponsoring financial record keeping training sessions for nurseries and small businesses. The record keeping software taught at the seminar is QuickBooks Premier 2017. This is also an opportunity for people to learn about QuickBooks Pro since both of these software programs are similar. The training sessions are July 17-18 at the Bledsoe County Extension Office; in McMinnville at the TSU Nursery Research Station on July 20-21; and in Grundy County Extension Office on July 27-28 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the first day and finish about noon on the second day. The cost of the training session will be $50 per company (for one representative) and an additional $25 for each additional participant. For further information or a reservation for the Bledsoe session contact the Bledsoe County Extension Service at (423) 447-2451, for the Grundy session contact the Grundy County Extension Service at (931) 592-3971, and the Warren session contact the Warren County Extension Service at (931) 473-8484. BT19S20