Strong to severe storms possible tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown is advising strong to severe thunderstorms are expected tonight, July 20, near or after 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms are expected to move into the area around midnight and Saturday morning. NWS forecasts storms are possible again throughout Saturday and into the evening. “Damaging winds, large hail, and…

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

BCHS Choir receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

The Bledsoe County High School Choir received high marks at a recent Six Flags Music Showcase in Georgia. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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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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