BCMS Warriors and Lady Warriors advance to SVC Championship

The Bledsoe County Middle School Warriors and Lady Warriors advanced to the Championship Round of the Sequatchie Valley Conference Tournament. The Lady Warriors will play Thursday, January 16 at 6:20 p.m. against Sequatchie County and the Warriors will play at 7:30 p.m. against South Pittsburg. Both games will be held at Bledsoe County Middle School.…

Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. reaches record four million eBook and audiobook checkouts

Pikeville readers taking part The Tennessee Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System (R.E.A.D.S.) announced they achieved a record-breaking four million digital book checkouts in 2019, a milestone for Bledsoe County Public Library, and other local libraries in the state. This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of lending of eBooks and audiobooks along with…

Excessive force lawsuit hearing scheduled

A scheduling conference is the next step in the lawsuit against the City of Pikeville, Bledsoe County and a City and County officer. The conference is set for February 13 at the United States District Court in Chattanooga and will determine how the case moves forward. For more see the January 16 issue of The…

Several sexual assaults and high turnover rate at BCCX revealed

An audit released by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasure looking at all of Tennessee’s Department of Correction (TDOC), including Bledsoe Correctional Complex (BCCX), revealed the prison system will require “many improvements” moving forward. As for BCCX, the facility had the highest number of allegations of sexual harassment or sexual abuse between inmates and corrections…

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October 28 - November 03
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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