BCHS Lady Warriors play tonight

The Bledsoe County High School Lady Warriors will travel to Dunlap again tonight, February 18, to take on Cumberland County in the District 7-AA Tournament. The game will tip off at 7:30 p.m. The Warriors are set to face Grundy County in Dunlap on Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.

County Attorney believes proposed gun sanctuary resolution is unconstitutional

A gun sanctuary resolution proposed by County Commissioner Matt Colvard at the January County Commission meeting could leave the county liable in the case of possible mass shootings or other gun-related injuries or deaths, according to a letter sent to Colvard by County Attorney Howard Upchurch. The letter states the resolution proposed is unconstitutional as…

City zoning now officially repealed

The City of Pikeville approved the final reading of an ordinance to repeal all zoning codes at its meeting on Monday, February 10. The City planning commission will meet Thursday, February 20, to discuss plans for revamping the planning and zoning regulations and putting codes in place. For more see the February 13 issue of…

Best friends forever

Two very recognizable faces in Pikeville are those of Jim and Ginger Housley. The Housleys, married 57 years, spend a lot of their time helping to improve Pikeville and Bledsoe County through volunteer work at the Bledsoe County Food Bank, Pikeville United Methodist Church, Veterans Hall, Veterans Park and much more. For more see the February 13 issue of The…

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August
  • 02

    Youth selling BBQ plates

    All day
    Aug-02-17

    The youth of Wheeler Addition Church of God will be selling plates of BBQ chicken, baked beans, potato salad and roll for $7 each on Wednesday, August 2. For delivery, call Diana at (423) 304-2282, the church at 447-2075 or Lizzie at 447-2551. Pastor Lebron Hurd invites everyone. B30S31

  • 08

    "Parents only" meeting at BCHS

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Aug-08-17

    A very important “parents only” information session will be held Tuesday, August 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bledsoe County High School auditorium to discuss internet safety. Brandon Smith, Tennessee School Safety Specialist, will be speaking. Any children in attendance will have supervised activities in the gym. For more information, contact Barbara Young, Bledsoe County School Technology Director, at 447-2914. B31S32

  • 12

    Paws and Claws donations accepted

    All day
    Aug-12-17

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter (501c3 non-profit) is now accepting donations of good items to sell at the annual 127 Yard Sale. No clothes or shoes. Call the organization at (423) 447-7297 and leave a message, someone will contact you as soon as possible. All proceeds from donations go toward buying property and building an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area. Please call and help them meet their goal. BT27S28

  • 12

    Farmer's Market is Saturday

    All day
    Aug-12-17

    On Saturday, August 12, the Farmers Market in downtown Pikeville has a variety of items for sale including produce to pack in school lunches, fresh peaches, apples, honey, flowers, eggs, herbs and handmade crafts. All items and produce are handmade or homegrown by Bledsoe County residents. B32

  • 15

    Open house/back to school dance at BCMS

    All day
    Aug-15-17

    Bledsoe County Middle School is holding its third annual Open House on August 15. Students have a Back-to-School Dance happening from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the gym. The night for parents begins in the school auditorium at 6:00 p.m. with an informational meeting with Principal  Chris Cagle. Parents then have the opportunity to follow their child’s daily schedule, visiting the classrooms and meeting their child’s teachers. Door prizes are going to be given away during the night.