Strong to severe storms possible tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown is advising strong to severe thunderstorms are expected tonight, July 20, near or after 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms are expected to move into the area around midnight and Saturday morning. NWS forecasts storms are possible again throughout Saturday and into the evening. “Damaging winds, large hail, and…

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

BCHS Choir receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

The Bledsoe County High School Choir received high marks at a recent Six Flags Music Showcase in Georgia. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

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April 15 - April 21
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    Greg Jenkins Family singing at Vandever

    All day
    Apr-15-18

    Everyone is invited to a singing at Vandever Baptist Church, 3714 Vandever Road, Crossville, on April 15 at 2:00 p.m. with the Greg Jenkins Family. For more information call Pastor Gary Hargis at (931) 788-3541, Dexter Smith at (931) 337-4454 or Jackie Burgess at (931) 788-5751.

    Revival at Shady Vale Church of God

    All day
    Apr-15-18-Apr-18-18

    Shady Vale Church of God is in revival with Evangelist Bobby Scott on Sunday through Wednesday, April 15-18. Services are Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m., Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Donnie R. Lawson and congregation welcome all to come. Come see what God is doing at Shady Vale.

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    Vandever Baptist holding revival with Jenkins

    All day
    Apr-16-18

    You are invited to a revival at Vandever Baptist Church, 3714 Vandever Road, Crossville, on April 16 at 6:30 p.m. with Evangelist Bro. Greg Jenkins. For more information call Pastor Gary Hargis at (931) 788-3541, Dexter Smith at (931) 337-4454 or Jackie Burgess at (931) 788-5751.

    Ramey to lead revival at Smith Chapel

    All day
    Apr-16-18-Apr-20-18

    Revival at Smith Chapel Independent Church with Evangelist Bro. Tim Ramey is being held April 16-20 at 7:00 p.m. Special singing is planned each night. Everyone is welcome.

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    Chamber sponsors candidate Meet and Greet

    All day
    Apr-17-18

    The Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Meet and Greet event Tuesday, April 17 at the City Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. This opportunity is to meet candidates running for public office in Bledsoe County. Candidates running opposed will have five minutes to introduce themselves and provide a vision for the position they desire to hold. Following introductions, the public is free to mingle with candidates exchange ideas, concerns and opportunities. Light refreshments will be served. All candidates taking part in this event should call the Chamber Office at 423-447-2791 to inform your participation.

    Open Table at Pikeville United Methodist

    All day
    Apr-17-18

    Enjoy an Italian favorite with homemade lasagna, salad and garlic bread at Pikeville United Methodist Church on Main Street, Tuesday, April 17, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There is no charge, no offering, no sermon—nothing but friendship and food. Everyone is welcome!

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    Mary V. Wheeler Alumni Scholarship deadline near

    All day
    Apr-20-18

    Applications are being taken for the $500 Mary V. Wheeler Elementary (MVW) Alumni Scholarship that is open to any graduating senior who attended MVW from kindergarten through fifth grade. Form are in the office at Bledsoe County High School and must be turned in by April 20. Remit applications to MVW in an envelope marked PTO Scholarship.

    Department Chief Election

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Apr-20-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    2018-2019 Election of Chief for the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department by the community is April 20. Voting must be done in person and will begin at 6 p.m. EDT. All members of the community are encouraged to attend and vote. You must be 18 years old or up resident, land owner or business owner inside the department’s district in order to vote. Early and absentee voting is not being allowed per County Commissioner Tim Campbell.

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    Chili supper to help Rigsby Volunteer Fire Dept.

    All day
    Apr-21-18

    Rigsby Volunteer Fire Department is serving a chili supper at the fire hall on Saturday, April 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. CST. All proceeds go directly to benefit the fire department.

    Meet Your Candidate at FCF Community Center

    All day
    Apr-21-18

    The Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group is hosting a Meet Your Candidate event on April 21 at 5:00 p.m. at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center. This a meet and greet for each candidate running for a public office in Bledsoe and Van Buren Counties to reach out to the public on important issues of their campaign. Each candidate has three minutes to introduce themselves and address the crowd. The Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group is serving a pulled pork sandwich meal to the public beginning at 4:30 p.m. It includes smoked pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, slaw, chips, a snack cake and drink for a $6 donation to the Center. All proceeds from the meal benefit the Center in paying utility bills and upkeep expenses. Any candidate wanting to participate please call Michael or Andrea Blankenship at 423-881-5154. Call the Blankenships if you would like to donate food items for the menu, help in serving or preparing the meal.

    Clothing-Food-Hygiene Distribution

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Apr-21-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    God’s Extended Hands Organization will be onsite distributing food, clothes and hygiene products to the community on April 21 at Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department. Set up will be at noon and will go from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT. Volunteers and donations are welcomed. Everyone is invited.

    Senior Soup Lunch

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    Apr-21-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department’s Fund-raiser Soup Lunch is April 21, the third Saturday of each month, from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT. Lunch will include one serving of soup, a salad or sandwich and a beverage. Proceeds will help support the department and community supporting activities. Everyone is invited.