Hit-and-run leaves man brain dead

Brandon Colbaugh, 29, of Pikeville, has been pronounced brain dead after being hit by a vehicle on Thursday night, April 18, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP). He was reportedly jogging along State Route 30 East when a vehicle hit him and left the scene. Colbaugh has been left on life support awaiting organ donation,…

Man found dead near Luminary

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Sunday, April 21, at his home in Spring City, according to TBI spokesman Josh DeVine. John Thomas Williams, 45, had been reported missing on Thursday, DeVine said, and was found in his residence on Crawdad Lane on…

City denies wrongdoing in Ridley zoning lawsuit

The City of Pikeville denies any violation of law in their answer to a lawsuit filed by Gregg Ridley and his wife, Becky, in December, and recently filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in Bledsoe County Chancery Court, alleged violations of the Fifth Amendment, Tennessee Law, and the Open Meetings Act.…

Pendergrass drops School Board lawsuit

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass has dropped his lawsuit against the Bledsoe County Board of Education, according to Bledsoe County Chancery Court records filed earlier. Pendergrass and his attorney filed a “Notice of Voluntary Nonsuit without Prejudice” on April 1, giving no explanation for why the lawsuit was being dropped. Doing so gives Pendergrass the…

Suspect shot, wounded by armed resident

Tyler Shell, a suspect in a vehicle theft in Dunlap, was shot by a Blue Sewanee Road resident on Saturday night, April 13. Shell had led officers on a pursuit on nearby Smith Mountain and was thought to be armed, a report stated. At about 8:15 p.m., Shell, on foot, reportedly charged a homeowner outside…

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November 04 - November 10
  • 04
    No events
  • 05

    AA meetings held at First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Nov-05-18

    The Pikeville Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at First Southern Baptist Church, 2827 Main Street, Pikeville. Big Book Study is at 6:00 p.m. Mondays, and 12 Steps & 12 Traditions book study is at 5:00 p.m. Saturdays in the lower level of the church. Both are open AA meetings and all are welcome to attend.BS45

    Depression recovery and anxiety program

    All day
    Nov-05-18

    A depression recovery and anxiety program is offered every Monday beginning November 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pikeville Seventh-day Adventist Church fellowship hall, 52 Cumberland Avenue, Pikeville. This is for anyone or anyone who has a loved one suffering from depression or anxiety. The cost is free except for materials you may want to purchase. The program being used is the Nedley Depression and Anxiety and Recovery. For more information and to register call Laura Arner at (423) 448-1987. BT44

  • 06

    Election Night dinner held

    All day
    Nov-06-18

    On Tuesday, November 6 beginning at 5:00 p.m., a chili and hotdog supper for Election Night is being held at the Bledsoe County Senior Citizens Center on Frazier Street in Pikeville. Dine-in or carry-out available. The event is hosted by the Bledsoe County Republican Women’s Club and proceeds benefit the annual high school scholarship fund. Plates are $10 each and include, chili, hotdog, slaw, chips, dessert and drink. Come eat, fellowship and watch the election results.B44S45

  • 07
    No events
  • 08

    Paws and Claws meeting

    All day
    Nov-08-18

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter’s monthly meeting is Thursday November 8 at the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative Meeting Room on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and maybe help them build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.BT44S45

  • 09

    Book Fair at Bledsoe County Nursing Home

    All day
    Nov-09-18

    The Bledsoe County Nursing Home invites everyone to come and shop the Book Fair on November 9. Lots of great items available that would make great holiday gifts for friends and family. More than just books are offered. A percentage of all sales go to the Nursing Home’s activities fund for residents there. For more information call Sharla Harris at (423) 447-5388.BS45

    Country Music Benefit for Cyndi Leach

    All day
    Nov-09-18

    A Country Music Benefit is being held at Walden’s Ridge Community Center, 5364 Dayton Mountain Highway for Cyndi Leach, Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee, on Friday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. Funds raised will help her compete for Ms. Wheelchair America in Little Rock Arkansas. Classic Country Music by local entertainers with special guest fiddler. Admission is $5 and concessions are available. Door prizes to be given away.BS45

  • 10

    Big country breakfast at Veterans Hall

    All day
    Nov-10-18

    Members of American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 5033 will have a big country breakfast Saturday, November 10 from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville. Come out and enjoy biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, tomatoes, coffee, milk and juice for a donation going towards the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. The breakfast is sponsored by B.J. Brown.BS45

    Ferris Wheel 5K seeks entries

    All day
    Nov-10-18

    Registration is open to enter The Ferris Wheel 5K Walk/Run being held Saturday, November 10 at the Van Buren County Fair Barn in Spencer. Entry fee is $20 before November 1 with a T-shirt guaranteed for those registering by that deadline. Proceeds benefit the Van Buren County Fair Association to secure a carnival for the 2019 Fair. Registration the morning of the race is from 7:00 to 7:45 a.m. Race time is 8:00 a.m. For more information call (931) 235-7524.B43S44