Board discusses budget and bus driver raises

A new pay scale for bus drivers who have been given more work in the past few years was approved by the Bledsoe County Board of Education at their meeting on Monday, August 13. For more, see the August 16, 2018 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Property tax rate increases for Pikeville city residents

Property owners within the city limits of Pikeville will be paying an additional 15¢ per $100 of assessed value on their property taxes to meet the demands of the 2018-19 budget that was approved Monday, August 13. The new rate is $1 per $100 of assessed value which Mayor Philip Cagle says is long overdue.…

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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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  • 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

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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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    May-30-18-Jun-06-18

    10161 Summer City Rd, Spring City

    10161 Summer City Rd, Spring City

    Revival at Frostbite House of Prayer is being held June 3-6 with Evangelist Danny Williams. Sunday’s evening service is at 6:00 p.m. EST, and all other services are at 7:00 p.m. The church is located at 10161 Summer City Rd Spring City.

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