Tribute to Veterans calls for your support

On a cold and rainy Monday morning under the Pikeville Farmers Market pavillion, a crowd gathered to pay tribute to local men and women who have served and those who died while fighting for freedom. The keynote speaker was Gulf War veteran Tony Britt. Britt began by speaking of the weather, and how the rain…

State corrects City sales tax mixup

The state says they have corrected an issue where the City of Pikeville was missing out on sales tax revenue from several businesses within the city limits such as McDonald’s, according to Tennessee Department of Revenue Director of Communications Kelly Nolan Cortesi. For more, see the November 15 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

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February 25 - March 03
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    Robersons to celebrate 50th anniversary

    All day
    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.

    Ring is coming to Cold Springs First Baptist

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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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    Legal Aid of East Tennessee rep in Pikeville

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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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    Youth soccer holding registration

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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

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    Meeting planned for American Legion Post 66

    All day
    Mar-01-18

    American Legion Post 66 is meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville on Thursday, March 1. All members are urged to attend to nominate officers for next year.

    Fruit and Vegetable Meeting on March 1

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    Mar-01-18

    Bledsoe County producers are invited to the annual Bledsoe County Fruit and Vegetable Meeting on March 1 at Rigsby Elementary. The trade show starts at 5:00 p.m. EST, a meal is at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting is at 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP by calling (423) 447-2451, or with any questions you may have.BS8

    Apply now to be a Little Blue Football head coach

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    Mar-01-18

    This year, if you want to be a head football coach, you must complete an application. Applications will be available at Posh Beauty Company (old State Farm building) on Main Street, Pikeville. Deadline for returning the application is March 1. If more than one person applies for the same age group, each candidate will go before a Coach’s Selection Committee and then they will decide the coach. For questions, please contact Isaac Youngblood, 423-802-4823.2BS6-7

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    Dinner at Brockdell Church of God

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    Mar-02-18

    Brockdell Church of God is having a dinner on Friday, March 2 beginning at 3:00 p.m. Menu consists of chicken and dumplings or meatloaf, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, slaw, cornbread, dessert and drink for $7 for adults and children under 10 eat for $5. Pastor David Rogers and congregation invite you to come and eat. Carry-outs and call-ins are available. For more information call the parsonage at (423) 554-4049 or the church (423) 554-3713.

    SETHRA commodity distribution March 2

    All day
    Mar-02-18

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency is distributing USDA commodities to eligible Bledsoe County residents on Friday, March 2, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Community Complex / Fairgrounds in Pikeville. You must have a card in order to receive commodities on this day. You can call the office at 447-2444 to make an appointment to get a card until Friday, February 26. All you have to provide is proof of income for all household members to get your commodity card. Eligibility will be based on total household income not in excess of the State-established maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size, or category eligibility.

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    First Saturday lunch at Luminary-Frostbite

    All day
    Mar-03-18

    The first Saturday, March 3, fund raising lunch at Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department, 13002 Summer City Road, Spring City, is from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST. Lunch includes one meat, two vegetables, one side item, bread, dessert and a beverage. Proceeds benefit the department and community-supporting activities. Everyone is invited.

    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

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    Mar-03-18

    On Saturday, March 3 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.

    Country breakfast served by Rescue Squad

    All day
    Mar-03-18

    Join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad on the bypass in Pikeville for a country breakfast on Saturday, March 3 from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. Enjoy sausage, country ham, fried bologna, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, biscuits, gravy and drinks all for $6 per plate. Proceeds benefit the operations of the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad.

    Benefit for Whittenburg’s funeral expenses

    All day
    Mar-03-18

    A benefit is being held at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center on Saturday, March 3 for the family of Brenda Whittenburg to help pay for her funeral expenses. The chili/hotdog supper starts at 3:00 p.m. and includes drink and dessert for $5. The auction starts at 5:00 p.m. Music is provided by Diane Hale and Barry Wooden.