City zoning laws pass first reading

The first reading of new land use and zoning regulations for the City of Pikeville were read at the meeting of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday, May 14. The new zoning and regulations may regulate land use, enact structural regulations, and promote development guidelines within city limits, according to the ordinance documents provided by the…

Welcome home Cyrus!

Three weeks after a can of PVC glue exploded on six-year-old Cyrus Gray while he was building a fire with his dad, he is now recovering in the comfort of home rather than a hospital bed. Cyrus was released from Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital on Friday, May 18, and brought back to his family’s Bledsoe…

Thieves take over $40,000 worth of City equipment

An early morning theft from the City of Pikeville’s workshop lot on Allen P Deakins Road last Thursday, May 17, leaves the city without an estimated $40,000 worth of goods, reported Pikeville Police Chief Ronald Byrd. Among the more valuable items stolen were a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, an 8×12 tip trailer, and a…

Police say missing woman could be armed

Two days after a massive search began for missing Bledsoe County woman, authorities are now saying Stephanie Tyson is a “prepper” that may not want to be found. Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge said Tyson could be armed and mentally unstable due to not being on her psychiatric medication. “She could possibly have two pistols…

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    Feb-08-18

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter is having its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, February 8 at the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative Training Center on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Everyone is invited to the meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. Come meet with them and help them to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area. B5S6

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    Feb-10-18

    Treat your Valentine to a bag of chocolate covered pecans and pecan clusters for $10 per bag. Proceeds raised benefit the Pikeville United Methodist Church Women’s projects. Available at Bilbrey Insurance, Spring Street in Pikeville.

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    Feb-10-18

    On Saturday, February 10, the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department, located at 13002 Summer City Road in Spring City, is hosting a Chili Cook-off from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST. There is a $5 entry fee for the chili cookers, and $7 fee per person for all you can eat diners. Trophies are to be awarded for first and second place winners. Diners can choose the winners by scoring the cookers’ chili. Proceeds raised help support the department and community-supporting activities. Everyone is invited.BS6

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    Feb-10-18

    Registration for the Bledsoe County Youth Baseball and Softball is being held February 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Ballpark. If weather is bad, the sign-ups will be moved to Pikeville Elementary. Children interested in playing T-Ball, baseball or softball are encouraged to sign-up. For more information call Kevin McCoy at (423) 554-3679.BS6

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    Feb-10-18

    Members of American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 5033 will have a big country breakfast Saturday, February 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 Robby Roberson, candidate for Bledsoe County Road Supervisor.BS6

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    Feb-11-18

    The Scott Agee Family is singing at Shady Vale Church of God on Sunday, February 11 during the 11:00 a.m. worship service. Pastor Donnie R. Lawson and congregation welcomes everyone to come and be blessed with some good gospel singing.BS6

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    Feb-14-18

    Bledsoe County Senior Citizens Center is hosting the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera on Wednesday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Center on Frazier Street in Pikeville. Come hear a quintet performance of professional musicians for free. There is an optional $5 snack and drink available. This event is made possible through an Arts Grant.B6S6-7

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    Feb-22-18

    To celebrate George Washington’s birthday, the Sequatchie Valley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution are serving cherry pie on February 22 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Bledsoe County Senior Citizens Center on Frazier Street in Pikeville. Stop by and celebrate with them. B7S8

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    Feb-24-18

    Wheeler Elementary’s PTO Basketball season has begun! PTO Basketball is held on Saturdays starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Wheeler Elementary gymnasium. Games begin with kindergarten age students and end with the high school age students.  Please come out and show your support for the teams. Admission is $1 for students, $2 for adults. B1S2

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    Feb-25-18

    The family of Clay and Fran Roberson invite you to come celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, February 25 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church, 2827 Main Street in Pikeville. Come share your memories with them. No gifts please.

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    Feb-25-18

    David Ring , a Christian evangelist and motivational speaker who has cerebral palsy, is speaking at Cold Springs First Baptist Church on Sunday, February 25, for the 11:00 a.m. worship service. Ring, who lives in Nashville, has challenged and inspired hundreds of thousands of people with his signature message “I have cerebral palsy … What’s your problem?” He has appeared on numerous programs including James Dobson’s Focus on the Family, Jerry Falwell’s Old Time Gospel Hour, The 700 Club, Trinity Broadcasting Network, and many more. He is author of books, including  his biography “The Boy Born Dead.” Everyone is invited to come and hear this life changing message. BS8

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    Feb-27-18

    A representative with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) is going to be at the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Tuesday, February 27 at 11:00 a.m. If you have legal problems with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health/benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment or senior, and qualify for free legal assistance, you can apply for help. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law.BS8

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    Feb-28-18

    Children, ages 4 and up, can be a part of the spring soccer season beginning. Practices are Tuesdays and Fridays at 4:30 p.m. beginning February 13. Register at the fields next to Pikeville Elementary, or do it online. Google Bledsoe County Youth Soccer Association, Blue Sombrero, and register your child. B6S7