Music tourism marker honors Pikeville-born gospel publisher

A new Tennessee Music Pathways sign in downtown Pikeville directs travelers following the statewide trail through the area and leaves a little bit of Bledsoe’s own musical history with visitors. The sign, located on the sidewalk in front of the Main Street Stage, honors Pikeville born gospel music publisher and hymnodist Robert Emmett (R.E.) Winsett.…

City hears proposals for North Main Street

The City of Pikeville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution for the Main Street Corridor Plan at a meeting Monday night, September 9. The plan does not put anything in motion or make proposals binding, but allows the City to submit the plans along with grant applications in the future. Representatives from the…

FBI fugitive spotted in Bledsoe, captured in Rhea County

A fugitive wanted on charges by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) evaded local and federal agents before eventually being caught in Rhea County on Friday, September 6, according to Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge.  Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, was spotted near 3-Way Market by federal agents before leading them on…

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Events

< 2018 >
June
  • 01

    SETHRA commodities distribution planned

    All day
    Jun-01-18

    The Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency is distributing USDA commodities to eligible Bledsoe County residents on Friday, June 1, 2018, from noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Community Complex/Fairgrounds in Pikeville. You must have a card in order to receive commodities on this day. You can call the office at 447-2444 to make an appointment to get a card until Friday, May 25. All you have to provide is proof of income for all household members to get your commodity card. Eligibility will be based on total household income not in excess of the State-established maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size, or category eligibility.B21S22

  • 02

    Location change for Gray benefit

    All day
    Jun-02-18

    A benefit breakfast for Cyrus Gray, accidentally burned when a fire exploded outside his home, will be Saturday, June 2nd, from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. EST at Community Baptist Church Life Care Center. The Center is on Summer City Road, Pikeville, 37367. Cyrus has second and third degree burns on over 40 percent of his little body. He has undergone many surgeries and has a long road aheaad. All donations go to Cyrus and his family.BS20-21

  • 03

    Hamilton Decoration Day set

    All day
    Jun-03-18

    Decoration at Hamilton Cemetery is Sunday, June 3. A covered dish lunch is being served at noon. Cemetery donations can be mailed to Jamie Lee, 30009 Vandever Road, Tansi, TN 38572. B21S22

  • 07

    Reading and Rocking at the Bledsoe Library

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Jun-07-18

         The Bledsoe County Public Library’s summer reading program “Libraries Rock” will kick-off Thursday, June 7 at 1:00 p.m. with Joyce Carroll and friends at the library. Sign up anytime. To complete the program you must read or listen to 10 books during the summer. As a special incentive, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville is giving free admission to those children up to age 18 who finish the reading program. The tickets are regularly $15.95 to $25.95 to visit the hall of fame and museum. End of summer road trip anyone? On Wednesday, July 25 the library will have a show featuring Kevin Kidd from Nashville and his musical dancing team for those who complete the program. The library will close at noon on June 7, the day of the kick-off, and re-open around 3:00 p.m. for regular library business. Call 447-2817 or email cknightbcpl@bledsoe.net for more information. BS21-22

  • 09

    DeBord Cemetery decoration set

    All day
    Jun-09-18

    DeBord Cemetery decoration is Saturday, June 9, at 10:00 am. Those who cannot attend can send checks to DeBord Cemetery, c/o Todd DeBord, 11145 Old CC Road, Pikeville, TN 37367. B23