Crack forms on SR30 East after heavy rainfall

Authorities responded to reports of a sinkhole on Highway 30 East near the Dunlap Stone rock quarry after cracks were discovered in the road. The road is open at the time after being shortly blocked for Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) inspection. Officials say TDOT will continue to monitor the cracks.

Ritchie signs to play baseball at Roane State

Robby Ritchie has signed on to play college baseball at Roane State in Harriman. Ritchie said he has been playing baseball since he was three years old and Roane State was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. For more see the February 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Heavy rainfall expected, flooding possible

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown has issued a Flood Watch for Bledsoe County and the area could see up to 6 inches of rain this evening through Sunday, February 18. The Flood watch is in effect through Thursday morning, with NWS anticipating multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall tonight and again Wednesday evening,…

Pendergrass sues School Board

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass is suing the Bledsoe County Board of Education, alleging the Board lacked legal authority to censure him last September and violated his due process rights in the process, according to Bledsoe County Chancery Court documents filed on January 14. Board members Andy Billingsley, Vincent Boring, Stacy Farmer, Jacob Frady, Don Snow…

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Events

< 2018 >
May
  • 03

    National Day of Prayer

    All day
    May-03-18

         The Nation joins in prayer Thursday, May 3, and Bledsoe County will be a part of it at noon in the Veterans Park (or the Farmers Market if raining). Prayer for the community, schools, local government, and the Nation are planned. Please come and add your prayers to the effort. The Bledsoe County Ministerial Association welcomes everyone in the county and city, all elected officials, emergency personnel, churches, businesses and staff for this time of prayer. B17S18

  • 04

    Debbie Harwood Rains Memorial Scholarship

    All day
    May-04-18

         The Debbie Harwood Rains Memorial Scholarship 2018 is open to any graduating senior or alumni of a Bledsoe County School who has an interest in furthering their education in the healthcare field either clinical or non-clinical. This is a $1,000 scholarship sponsored by the family of Debbie Harwood Rains and the staff of Erlanger Bledsoe and Bledsoe County Nursing Home and is awarded in increments of $500 per semester. Information can be picked up at the Erlanger Bledsoe Administration office located in the Nursing Home or from Cyndi Johnson at the Bledsoe County High School. Qualifying information must be received by Friday, May 4, 2018 and will be awarded at Class Night on Thursday, May 17.

  • 10

    Paws and Claws shelter group to meet

    All day
    May-10-18

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter May membership meeting on May 10th. The meeting will be at the Sequatchee Valley Electric Meeting Room. The meeting room is located at 97 Resource Road off of Rt 127 North in Dunlap.  Meetings are at 6:00pm. Come out and help them as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.

  • 12

    Work day at Dunn Cemetery

    All day
    May-12-18

    Dunn Cemetery is having a work day on May 12 beginning at 9:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to come help and bring something to work with. B17S18

  • 18

    Finding Favour performing in Whitwell

    All day
    May-18-18

    A free concert with Finding Favour, one of the South’s leading contemporary worship bands, will be held at Christian Worship Center on Friday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 208 E. Spring Avenue in Whitwell.BT20