Battle of the cattle callers

With their cowboy hats and boots in tow, eight auctioneers took the microphone one by one to participate in the third annual Bledsoe County Fair’s fundraising Auctioneer Competition at Morris Bros. Stockyard, north of Pikeville. For more, see the November 8 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Storms cause election day damage

A tornado in southern Bledsoe County was ruled out by the National Weather Service in Morristown early Tuesday morning, November 6, according to NWS meteorologist Sam Roberts. He added the surveyor who traveled to Bledsoe on Tuesday estimated straight line winds of 60-85 mph swept through the area, snapping trees and utility poles, shredding roof…

Lee, Blackburn, DesJarlais, Bailey and Travis carry Bledsoe County

Results of the November 6, 2018 State and Federal General Election are as follows. Note, these are BLEDSOE COUNTY UNOFFICIAL RESULTS ONLY, and do not represent the state winner. [R] denotes candidates on the Republican ticket, [D] denotes candidates on the Democratic ticket. These results have not yet been certified. STATE AND FEDERAL GENERAL ELECTION…

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Events

< 2017 >
September
  • 06

    Veteran's office notice

    All day
    Sep-06-17-Sep-07-17

    The Bledsoe County Veteran’s office will be closed September 6 and 7. The office will reopen on Friday, September 8. B36

  • 11

    Hunter Education course offered

    All day
    Sep-11-17-Sep-16-17

    All hunters born on or after January 1, 1969 and are at least 10 years of age must successfully complete a Hunter Education course before they can hunt in Tennessee. A course is scheduled from September 11-16 (no class on Wednesday) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad building. Saturday’s class starts at 8:00 a.m. To register on line go to tnwildlife.org and under the hunting section, look for Hunter Education and register for the class. For more information contact Wildlife Officer Mark Patterson at 447-6629. B36S37

  • 14

    Paws and Claws September 14

    All day
    Sep-14-17

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter membership meeting on September 14 at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative’s meeting room in Dunlap. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Come meet them and help them work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley. BT36S37

  • 23

    Benefit Saturday to help Beverly Osborne

    All day
    Sep-23-17

    You are invited to a benefit for Beverly Osborne for medial expenses at the Summer City Baptist Church Community Center on Saturday, September 23 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. EST. They are having a pig roast with baked beans, coleslaw, dessert and beverage for a minimum donation of $10 per plate.BS38

  • 23

    Reunion planned for Dill School on September 23

    All day
    Sep-23-17

    The Dill School Reunion is Saturday, September 23 from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m., with a covered dish dinner served at 5:00 p.m. Join old friends, remember your school days and make new friends while supporting your community. Share pictures, memories and laughs. There is a drawing for door prizes following the meal. If you would like to bring a give to be used as a door prize, please do. Call James or Anna Daggett at (423) 802-7547 or (423) 702-0673.BTS38