BCMS Homecoming/8th Grade Night

Bledsoe County Middle School is honoring its 8th grade players, water girls and cheerleaders, plus crowning the 2018 BCMS Homecoming Queen on Thursday evening, September 20. The night’s festivities start at 5:00 p.m.

Chief Roaring Eagle looking for new perch

Bledsoe County High School senior football players look forward to the challenge of winning their game Friday night against the Sequatchie County Indians. The winner gets the bragging rights to the challenge trophy sponsored by First Farmers and Commercial Bank in Pikeville and Mountain Valley Bank in Dunlap. Senior players are (kneeling, left to right)…

Pendergrass banned from school properties

After nearly 4 hours of testimony/discussion School Board reaches decision School Board member Vince Pendergrass has been banned from all school property for the remainder of the school year due to an altercation during a middle school football game between him and coaching staff. The Board made the decision late Monday evening after a four-hour…

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  • All day

    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

  • 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

    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

  • All day

    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

  • All day

    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

  • All day

    First Southern Baptist Church on Main Street in Pikeville is opening its clothes closet on Tuesday, August 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. B32S33

  • All day

    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.

  • All day

    Volunteers with the Second Chance Pet Group are waiting for your calls for spaying and neutering service. The Pikeville and Dunlap scheduling procedures have changed and the group is working with several vets. Please call 554-4442 to discuss your spay and neuter needs. Be sure to leave your name, phone number, best time of day to return your call and what services you need. If you are blocking private callers, the volunteers cannot reach you. Volunteers will try to call and get your pet scheduled. The group continues to assist the community the same as it has for the last six years. B33S34

  • 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Lone Oak Baptist Church is holding revival, August 16-18 at 7:00 p.m. Bro. Eric Wood will be preaching. Pastor Johnny Adcock and congregation invite everyone to attend.B31S32

  • All day

    The Bledsoe County Cattlemen’s Association is meeting Thursday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m. at Bledsoe County Middle School. Topics to be discussed are the current Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Cost Share Program, the upcoming TAEP 2017-2018, private applicator certification and recertification, and the fall seeding program. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. The meeting is sponsored by Citizens Tri-County Bank in Pikeville, and a meal is being provided. Please call (423) 447-2451 with the number of individuals attending so proper food arrangements can be made.B32S33

  • All day

    On Saturday, August 19, the sixth annual Taft YDC Reunion is being held at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center, 13692 Park Road, Pikeville. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. and food begins being served at 2:00 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to share. Paper goods are provided. B33

  • All day

    An Old Fashioned Brush Arbor is being held at 934 Lumber Lane in Dayton from August 21 through September 2 beginning at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Guest speakers include Paul Daniels, Gladden Coe, Audie May, Wayne Miller and Paul Lawson. B33S34

  • All day

    The Veteran Services Office in Pikeville is closed Wednesday through Monday, August 16-21. It will reopen on August 22. B33

  • All day

    If you are having legal problems and qualify for free legal assistance with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health/benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment or senior come to the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Friday, August 25. Representative with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) are going to be there at 11:00 a.m. to assist applicants who meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, please call 423-756-4013 or visit www.laet.org. LAET does not practice criminal law. B34

  • All day

    The Isom and Edd Evans families are meeting at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center on August 26 for their annual reunion. The doors open at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Please bring a covered dish, pictures and other family memorabilia to share. B34