Crack forms on SR30 East after heavy rainfall

Authorities responded to reports of a sinkhole on Highway 30 East near the Dunlap Stone rock quarry after cracks were discovered in the road. The road is open at the time after being shortly blocked for Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) inspection. Officials say TDOT will continue to monitor the cracks.

Ritchie signs to play baseball at Roane State

Robby Ritchie has signed on to play college baseball at Roane State in Harriman. Ritchie said he has been playing baseball since he was three years old and Roane State was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. For more see the February 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Heavy rainfall expected, flooding possible

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown has issued a Flood Watch for Bledsoe County and the area could see up to 6 inches of rain this evening through Sunday, February 18. The Flood watch is in effect through Thursday morning, with NWS anticipating multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall tonight and again Wednesday evening,…

Pendergrass sues School Board

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass is suing the Bledsoe County Board of Education, alleging the Board lacked legal authority to censure him last September and violated his due process rights in the process, according to Bledsoe County Chancery Court documents filed on January 14. Board members Andy Billingsley, Vincent Boring, Stacy Farmer, Jacob Frady, Don Snow…

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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