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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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    May-22-18

    Decoration for Humble Cemetery will be Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. Anyone unable to attend may send donations to First Farmers and Commercial Bank, PO Box 488, Pikeville TN 37367.  BS20-21

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    May-25-18-May-26-18

    Mt. Crest Church of God of Prophecy youth is having a yard sale Friday and Saturday, May 25-26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Lots of good clothes, furniture, house hold items. They are also selling chili dogs, chips, drinks and homemade desserts. Your support is appreciated.

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    May-26-18

    May 20-26 is Rescue Squad Week throughout Tennessee. In recognition of the week, all emergency services are invited to join the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad for a cookout on Saturday, May 26, beginning at noon. Come enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs straight off the grill, along with other foods, followed by corn hole matches. Please plan to join them in fellowship.

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    May-27-18

    On Sunday, May 27, the Calvary Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the 90th birthday of its oldest member, Brother Irvin Detweiler. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. with a birthday meal to follow at the church. Pastor Darvin Oakes, the church membership, and the Detweiler family invite all his friends to join with them for this celebration. The church is located at 333 Bellview Road, Pikeville. Call Pastor Oakes at 865-748-6917 for additional information.

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