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

< 2018 >
April
  • 01

    Easter Sunrise Service at Farmers Market

    All day
    Apr-01-18

    Easter begins at sunrise. Come worship and rejoice at 6:15 a.m. at the Pikeville Farmers Market, as the Bledsoe County Ministerial Association celebrates the resurrection of our Lord.  Bring a chair and a thankful heart.

  • 06

    Yard sale fundraiser for nursing home

    All day
    Apr-06-18

    On Friday, April 6, the Bledsoe County Nursing Home is hosting a yard sale fundraiser to benefit activities for residents. The sale will start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m. in the dining room. No early birds please. Several items were donated to sell and individuals will be selling their items as well. For questions, please call Sharla Evans at 447-5388.

  • 06

    Board of Directors Election

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Apr-06-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    The 2018-2019 Election of Board members by the community for the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department is April 6. 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.

     

  • 07

    Bargain Basement opening at Pikeville UMC

    All day
    Apr-07-18

    The Pikeville United Methodist Women’s annual spring rummage sale has been changed to a year-long Bargain Basement sale. Beginning April 7, you can find quality clothing, household items and other miscellaneous items as they come in during the year for a very affordable price. All proceeds from the sales will be used for missions near and far. Opening hours are the first Saturday of each month and the third Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The church is located at 7 Methodist Street.

  • 07

    Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    All day
    Apr-07-18

    Fall Creek Falls Fire Department is hosting breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the fire department, 24897 SR 30 on Saturday, April 7. Breakfast is served from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. and pictures with the Easter Bunny are at 9:30 a.m. An Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny starts at 10:00 a.m. On the menu are scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fruit, hashbrown potatoes, bacon, sausage, fried bologna, country ham, coffee, milk, orange juice for $6 per plate.