Bledsoe County Nursing Home has confirmed COVID-19 case

Bledsoe County Nursing Home now has one confirmed case of COVID-19, according to Sue Trujillo, Director of Nursing at the facility. She said the resident is asymptomatic and will be quarantined for 14 days. Other residents and staff have been tested and were negative, she added. The Bledsoe County Nursing Home will continue to follow all Centers…

12 apply for Director of Schools

Recommendations from the Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA) regarding the search for a new Bledsoe County Director of Schools will be heard by the Bledsoe County Board of Education on May 26. The Board will hear TSBA’s top three candidates, but will be able to select from beyond those three if necessary. A total of…

Fall Creek Falls Inn rebuild on schedule

The rebuild of the Inn at Fall Creek Falls State Park is on schedule, according to Communications Director David Roberson with the Tennessee Department of General Services. Roberson said the estimated completion date is the fall of 2021 and all major milestones have been met by the contractor thus far. For more, see the May…

Two die in U.S. 127 crash

A Pikeville man and woman were killed in an accident near the intersection of U.S. Highway 127 North and Nine Mile Crossroad on Tuesday, May 12, according to a report by Tennessee Highway Patrol.  Michael “Blake” Lee, 50, of Pikeville and Tara Rasdall, 37, of Pikeville both died in the accident. A man out of…

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Events

< 2018 >
December
  • 02

    Colors of Christmas and The Hands of Grace

    All day
    Dec-02-18

    Lee Station Church of God is presenting its annual Christmas concert on December 2 at 4:00 p.m. The Chancel Choir is presenting the Colors of Christmas and The Hands of Grace Drama Team, the nativity and dramas. The evening concludes with a visit from Santa and treat bags for all. Pastor Harris and congregation invite you to attend an evening of Christmas with them.BTS47-48

  • 04

    Public invited to Fair Association meeting

    All day
    Dec-04-18

    The Bledsoe County Fair Association invites you to its monthly meeting on December 4 at the Fairgrounds beginning at 5:30 p.m. They are seeking civic-minded individuals who are interested in the Fair Board and willing to share ideas for future events and endeavors. They will be serving light refreshments and hope to see you there to hear your ideas for the community.BS46-48

  • 06

    Legal Aid of East Tennessee rep in Pikeville

    All day
    Dec-06-18

    A representative with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) is going to be conducting client intake interview sessions at the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Thursday, December 6 at 11:00 a.m. Legal Aid of East Tennessee is a free service for low income Tennesseans and senior Tennesseans with civil legal problems including consumer, housing, veterans benefits and government benefits issues such as food stamps, unemployment benefits, and TennCare. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law.BS46

  • 07

    Pictures with Santa at Nursing Home

    All day
    Dec-07-18

    Come have your pictures made with Santa Claus on December 7 from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. in the Bledsoe County Nursing Home dining room. Bring your own phone, camera, etc. and snap away. This is a special time for the residents as they get to see all the small children coming to visit Santa Claus. For questions please call Sharla Harris at (423) 447-5388. All donations are appreciated but not required. Any funds raised go to the residents’ activities fund.B48S49

  • 07

    SETHRA distributing commodities

    All day
    Dec-07-18

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency is distributing USDA commodities to eligible Bledsoe County residents on Friday, December 7, from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Community Complex at the fairgronds in Pikeville. You must have a card in order to receive commodities on this day. B48S49