Bledsoe County Fair features rodeo and more

The 101st Bledsoe County Fair is going to be held August 13-15, although with certain restrictions as recommended by the Tennessee Association of Fairs (TAF) and Governor Bill Lee due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Because of social distancing regulations, the Fair will be scaled back, but just as fun and memorable,” Board members said in…

School-specific reopening plans, plus virtual learning application period extended

The Bledsoe County Board of Education approved a plan to reopen schools beginning on August 25 during its meeting on Monday, August 10. In the meeting some, but not all details, of the reopening plan were discussed. The details discussed publicly at Monday’s meeting are in this week’s issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, and will be…

Ben Farmer elected to School Board

Results of the AUGUST 6, 2020, Bledsoe County General Election and State/Federal Primaries are below. Note, these are BLEDSOE COUNTY RESULTS ONLY, and do not necessarily represent the state winner. These results have not yet been certified. More details on the vote will be in the AUGUST 13 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner. ELECTION RESULTS  [BOLD…

Pikeville man indicted for child rape, arrested in Florida

A 64-year-old Pikeville man was indicted last week by the Bledsoe County Grand Jury on a charge of child rape, according to court documents. Bruce Michael Maddox was arrested in Titusville, Florida on the charge of Child Rape, according to Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department Investigator George Hodge. Hodge said Maddox is set to be extradited back…

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    Trick-or-treaters invited to First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Oct-31-18

    First Southern Baptist Church invites trick-or-treaters to come by its Family Ministry Center at 2827 Main Street in Pikeville for Halloween treats on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.B43S44

    Trick or treat at nursing home

    All day
    Oct-31-18

    Candy will be handed out at the Bledsoe County Nursing Home in the dining room on October 31 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. The residents enjoy seeing the costumes so come inside and trick-or-treat on Halloween and join the Nursing Home’s Superheroes. B43S44

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    Pond management day planned

    All day
    Nov-01-18

    On Thursday, November 1, a Bledsoe and Sequatchie County Pond Management Field Day is being held at Perry Swafford’s Farm, near 6868 Lower East Valley Road, Pikeville (0.4 miles north of College Station Road. Aquatic Weed Management, Fish Sampling Demonstration and Stocking Rates, Pond Sealing Options, and Conservation Programs are the topics to be discussed. A meal is provided and door prizes are available at this free event. For directions or more information call the UT Extension Bledsoe County Office at (423) 447-2451. Let them know you are attending by calling (423) 447-2451. Commercial Pesticide Applicator points are available for those who attend. BT43S44

    Legal aid available

    All day
    Nov-01-18

    A representative with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) is going to be at the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Thursday, November 1 beginning at 11:00 a.m. If you have legal problems with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health/benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment or senior, and qualify for free legal assistance, you can apply for help. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law. B43S44

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    Fried chicken dinner

    All day
    Nov-03-18

    On Saturday, November 3, the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department is having its first Saturday fried chicken fund raising lunch at the fire hall  located at 13002 Summer City Road in Spring City. Lunch is from noon until 3:00 p.m. EDT and includes one entree, two vegetables, one side item, bread, dessert and a beverage. Proceeds help support the department. Everyone is invited. B44

    Bargain Basement continuing

    All day
    Nov-03-18

    The Bargain Basement continues to be open at Pikeville United Methodist Church on Main Street in Pikeville on the first and third Saturdays of each month. A special Christmas room has been set up and on Saturday, November 3, the United Methodist Women are having their annual bake sale set up outside the Bargain Basement rooms. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Pecans will be arriving in mid-November for your holiday baking. B44