Rogers body found, Sullivan charged with criminal homicide

     Thomas Rogers, 30, of Pikeville, was found dead on Valley View Road Tuesday evening, April 24, Bledsoe County Sheriff Jimmy Morris confirmed.      Morris said Rogers’ body was found by Deputy Jack Durham. The investigation started out as a missing persons case last week, before quickly turning into a homicide investigation, he added.      NaKayla Sullivan has…

Meth found during check

Two people were arrested after members of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department were called to assist probation and parole officers at a Pope Tee Road residence on March 27. For more see the April 5 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

SROs and deputies in active shooter training

Bledsoe County School Resource Officers (SRO) and Sheriff’s deputies hope they never have to use the training the underwent last week while students were out of school. They participated in a active shooter training workshop lead by members of the Chattanooga Police Department’s SWAT and Tactical Operations team. For more see the April 5 issue…

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    Jan-11-18

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter January membership meeting on January 11 the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative meeting room, 97 Resource Road, off US Highway 127 north of Dunlap. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Come meet them and help as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley. BT1S2

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    Jan-13-18

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    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department’s first Saturday fundraiser lunch has been moved to Saturday, January 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST due to extreme cold weather. Lunch will include one meat, two vegetables, one side item (if available), bread, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. Proceeds will help support the department and community-supporting activities. Everyone is invited.

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    Jan-22-18

    Meetings for the Bledsoe County Nursing Home Board and Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital Advisory Board are scheduled for Monday, January 22, at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are being held in the Chapel/Conference Room of the Nursing Home.B3

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    Jan-30-18

    Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) representatives are coming to Pikevlle on Tuesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bledsoe County Courthouse. If you are having legal problems, you may qualify for free legal assistance with housing/mortgage/foreclosure; consumer; health/benefits/food stamps; family; unemployment; or senior. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines to qualify for free assistance. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law. B3S4

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