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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    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