2.3 magnitude earthquake registered in county overnight

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck the eastern portion of Bledsoe County near the Rhea County line around midnight January 25, according to the United States Geological Survey. No reports of damage have been reported to the USGS or local Emergency Management Agency as of Saturday afternoon. For more, see the January 30 issue of The…

Fast paced championship leaves Warriors in second

Bledsoe County Middle School’s Warriors advanced to the championship round of the SVC tournament held Thursday, January 16 after defeating Van Buren County in the last seven seconds of the game the night before. In the championship game, the Warriors worked hard to keep up with the face paced South Pittsburg Pirates, who dominated most…

BCMS Lady Warriors are runner ups

Bledsoe County Middle School hosted the SVC Conference Tournament last week with their Lady Warriors placing second in the conference with a 25-15 loss to Sequatchie County. They had advanced to the championship round by defeating Jasper Middle, 34-30, on January 14. For more see the January 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Bledsoe runner-up best Division A fair

Bledsoe County’s Centennial Jubilee Fair was recognized last week by the Tennessee Association of Fairs as a First Runner-Up in the Champion of Fairs A Division at the 98th annual convention in Murfreesboro. The Centennial Jubilee Fair in 2019 celebrated 100 years of the agricultural fair in the county and featured an array of additional…

Community Spirit Award given in Fran Roberson’s honor

Over 100 people filled the banquet hall at the Pikeville Municipal Building on Saturday, January 18 for the annual Installation and Awards Banquet of the Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce. Several of those in attendance were members of the late Fran Roberson’s family who were presented the Community Spirit Award. Many other awards were given…

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June 24 - June 30
  • 24

    Frostbite having homecoming

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         Frostbite House of Prayer is having homecoming on June 24. Sunday School is 10:00 a.m. EST and worship service is 11:10 a.m. EST. There will be no night service. B25

    Kelly reunion set for June 24 in Dunlap

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    The 83rd Kelly Reunion is being held Sunday, June 24 at noon at Citizens Tri-County Bank’s Training Center, 15699 Rankin Avenue, Dunlap. Hosted by the Crit Kelly family.

  • 25

    VBS at Winesap Free Will Baptist Church

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    Discovering Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future is happening at Winesap Free Will Baptist Church, on the Bledsoe-Cumberland County line. Vacation Bible School is June 25-29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. Call Pastor Bro. Adam Hargis at 788-3458 or 787-7308, or Laura Brewer at 788-3559 or 260-2835 for more information.

  • 26

    Legal Aid of East Tennessee rep in Pikeville

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    A representative with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) is going to be at the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Tuesday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. If you have legal problems with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health/benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment or senior, and qualify for free legal assistance, you can apply for help. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law.

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  • 30

    Mowing time at Wesley Chapel Cemetery

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    The Board of Directors at Wesley Chapel Cemetery would like to kindly remind families with flowers on the ground at the grave of a loved one to remove them before June 30. This will aide in the upkeep of the grounds of the cemetery. After June 30, arrangements may be removed at the discretion of the groundskeeper.

    Star Spangled Celebration planned

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    A Star Spangled Celebration is planned for the Pikeville Farmers Market on Saturday June 30 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. A concert will be held with Carrie Hassler and the Nickel Row Band, followed by George Reed Memorial fireworks a bit after 9:00. Organizers invite everyone to bring a chair, grab the family, and tell a neighbor. Entertainment, watermelons, and kids corner are sponsored by Citizens Tri-County Bank. B24S25