Brutal double homicide

A mother and her daughter are dead at the alleged hand of the daughter’s boyfriend, Joe Whittenburg, 43, reports Bledsoe County Sheriff Jimmy Morris. Deanna Lawrence, 47 and Dedra Lawrence, 24, were found lying in the floor of their home at 64 Sawmill Road in Pikeville, he said. They shared the home with Dedra’s boyfriend,…

Mr. Football: Boring named top kicker in the state

Gabe Boring received the honor of being named Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Kicker of the Year in Nashville earlier this week, the first athlete in Bledsoe County history to do so. For more, see the November 30 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Jeremiah Frazier found with mother in Wyoming

Three-year-old Jeremiah Frazier, who has been missing since May, was found safe on Monday, November 27 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, according to Sgt. George Hodge of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department. For more, see the November 30 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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< 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