Court rules textile building foreclosure can proceed

The Pikeville plant and headquarters of Textile Corporation of America (TCA) can be foreclosed upon by a Florida loan company, Chancellor Melissa Blevins-Willis ruled in a two-hour hearing in Jasper on Friday, June 21. The hearing revolved around whether or not the Florida company, Whoriskey, Inc., could move forward with foreclosure of the building on…

Swafford starts digital dental lab in Bledsoe County, hopes to create jobs

In an area that is known for mostly farming jobs with few exceptions, Jill Swafford wants to be able to provide a different career opportunity for not only her family but others, with her recently opened Oaks Dental Designs digital dental lab on Summer City Road. For more, see the June 20 issue of The…

Commissioner to be appointed

Bledsoe County Commissioners will appoint a replacement member next Monday, June 24, to fill the seat of Commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1- Part C) who resigned last month. For more, see the June 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, on newsstands now.

Sherman charged with attempted murder

An attempted murder charge and two other felony charges were filed against Garrett A. Sherman, 32, of Pikeville, after a shooting incident in Pikeville over the weekend. Pikeville Police Officer Ricky Hodge was dispatched to 233 Spring Street for a “Jeep driving by someone’s house with a gun” while he was at the Bledsoe County…

Crash shuts down U.S. 127 for hours

A non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 127 near Bledsoe County High School left the road closed for over six hours on Wednesday evening, June 12. The drivers were both from out of town, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Sgt. Alan Bailey. A box truck struck the southbound side of a concrete bridge and required…

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Events

< 2018 >
October 07 - October 13
  • 07

    Sequatchie Valley Church of Christ meeting

    All day
    Oct-07-18-Oct-11-18

    A Gospel Meeting is being held October 7-11 at Sequatchie Valley Church of Christ, State Route 30 east of Pikeville at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Speaker is Steve Brown, minister at Dayton church of Christ. Sunday’s services begin with Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. on Common Challenges to Church Life; Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. on Solutions to Common Challenges We Face; and Sunday Evening Service at 7:00 p.m. on The Power of Choice. Topics the remainder of the meeting are Monday: The Pencil Maker; Tuesday: What Will They Say About Me When I’m Gone?; Wednesday: Do You Think You are the Only Ones Going to Heaven?; and Thursday: Life is Too Short.BS40

  • 08

    Nursing Home Board, Erlanger Bledsoe Advisory Board to meet

    All day
    Oct-08-18

    Meetings for the Fourth Quarter 2018 are scheduled for the Bledsoe County Nursing Home Board and Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital Advisory Board on Monday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Chapel/Conference Room of the Nursing Home. B40

  • 09

    Free Cooking Matters for Adults class

    All day
    Oct-09-18-Oct-30-18

    UT-TSU Extension Bledsoe County is offering a free – once a week for six weeks course called Cooking Matters for Adults on October 9, 16, 22, 30, November 13, 20 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Pikeville Municipal Building’s kitchen and conference room. Cooking Matters is six two-hour interactive hands-on lessons designed to promote behavior change. Take home groceries will be provided for participants. Pre-registration is required as space is limited, call 447-2451 to sign up today! BS38-39

  • 10
    No events
  • 11

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    Oct-11-18

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter membership meeting on October 11 at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative’s meeting room, 97 Resource Road off of US Highway 127 in Dunlap. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Come meet them and help them work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area. BT40S41

  • 12

    Hee Haw at Walden’s Ridge Community Center

    All day
    Oct-12-18-Oct-13-18

    Walden’s Ridge Community Center presents Hee Haw with jokes, songs, skits and family fun on October 5-6, October 12-13 at 7:00 p.m. EDT nightly, and a matinee performance on October 14 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the community center. For more info call (423) 775-1526 or 619-3045.BS40S41

  • 13

    Singing at Lincoln School

    All day
    Oct-13-18

    New Beginning is having a singing at Lincoln School on October 13 at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome and funds go to Lincoln School. B41

    Reunion for Old Sampson School

    All day
    Oct-13-18

    The Old Sampson School reunion is October 13 at Sampson Freewill Baptist Church on State Route 30 west of Pikeville at the Bledsoe-Van Buren County line. If you attended your early school years there, please come join them, bring a covered dish and enjoy fellowship with old classmates beginning at 11:00 a.m. BS40-41