Fast paced championship leaves Warriors in second

Bledsoe County Middle School’s Warriors advanced to the championship round of the SVC tournament held Thursday, January 16 after defeating Van Buren County in the last seven seconds of the game the night before. In the championship game, the Warriors worked hard to keep up with the face paced South Pittsburg Pirates, who dominated most…

BCMS Lady Warriors are runner ups

Bledsoe County Middle School hosted the SVC Conference Tournament last week with their Lady Warriors placing second in the conference with a 25-15 loss to Sequatchie County. They had advanced to the championship round by defeating Jasper Middle, 34-30, on January 14. For more see the January 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Bledsoe runner-up best Division A fair

Bledsoe County’s Centennial Jubilee Fair was recognized last week by the Tennessee Association of Fairs as a First Runner-Up in the Champion of Fairs A Division at the 98th annual convention in Murfreesboro. The Centennial Jubilee Fair in 2019 celebrated 100 years of the agricultural fair in the county and featured an array of additional…

Community Spirit Award given in Fran Roberson’s honor

Over 100 people filled the banquet hall at the Pikeville Municipal Building on Saturday, January 18 for the annual Installation and Awards Banquet of the Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce. Several of those in attendance were members of the late Fran Roberson’s family who were presented the Community Spirit Award. Many other awards were given…

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November 17
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    Fried chicken lunch at Luminary-Frostbite VFD

    All day

    On the third Saturday, November 17, a fried chicken lunch fund raiser at Luminary-Frostbite VFD, located at 13002 Summer City Road in Spring City, is being held from noon to 3 p.m. EDT. Lunch includes one entree, two vegetables, one side item, bread, dessert and a beverage for $6 per plate. Proceeds help support the department. Everyone is invited.BS46

    Cumberland Presbyterian to feed the hungry

    All day

    Cumberland Presbyterian Church is hosting a free soup luncheon for the hungry on Saturday, November 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The church is located at 530 Sequatchie Road, Pikeville (behind Subway). For more information, please call Rev. Rhonda McGowan at (423) 619-5679.BS46

    Final breakfast of the year at Mt. Crest VFD

    All day

    The Mt. Crest Fire Department is having its last breakfast of the season on November 17 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. There will be someone at the fire hall on Friday, November 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to take donations. All proceeds go to the upkeep of the fire hall, gas, and equipment they use during a fire or setting up for emergency helicopter landing.BS46

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day

    On Saturday, November 17 Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The clothes closet will be open every first and third Saturday of each month until further notice. Anyone needing clothes or who knows someone who does can come by at this time. The church will have nice clothes for work, play and dress of all sizes at no charge. The church is located on Lantana Road (Hwy. 101) at the Bledsoe-Cumberland county line. For information call Betty White at (423) 881-3032 or Verna Dyer at (931) 260-4582.BS46