Burks crowned Bledsoe County’s Fairest of the Fair

Many contestants competed in the 2018 Bledsoe County Fairest of the Fair Pageant held Saturday, August 4 at Bledsoe County High School. Crowned as the Fairest of the Fair Queen was Jacey Burks, daughter of Tim and Chris Burks. She will attend events during the 2018 Fair being held August 10 through 18. She will…

School begins with bus safety

An average of 1,500 students are transported by Bledsoe County School buses daily, with the system serving a vast 404 square miles within the county, according to Transportation Supervisor Brian Turner with the School System. For more, see the August 9, 2018 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Ridley, Roberson, Walker among local winners

Results of the August 2, 2018 Bledsoe County General Election and the Tennessee / United States primary are as follows. [R] denotes candidates on the Republican ticket, [D] denotes candidates on the Democratic ticket, and [I] denotes candidates on the Independent ticket. These results have not yet been certified. Watch the August 14 issue of…

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Events

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July
  • 01

    Ferguson reunion July 1

    All day
    Jul-01-18

    The 45th Ferguson Reunion is Sunday, July 1, at Fall Creek Falls shelter #5 at noon with lunch around 1:00 p.m. CST. Make plans now to attend, celebrate, and renew family ties. Bring a covered dish and photos of any item you would like to share with family and friends. B25S26

  • 01

    Openings still available in Bledsoe County Pre-K

    All day
    Jul-01-18-Jul-07-18

    There are still openings in Bledsoe County Pre-K for qualifying children who will be 4 by August 15, 2018.  For more information or to make an appointment to register your child call 447-7438.  (If no one answers, please leave a message and your call will be returned.) To register you will need your child’s birth certificate, social security number, physical shot record, proof of income, and proof of residency. You may still register without having all the documents; however, they will be required before school starts.

  • 02

    Summer Snack Pack at First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Jul-02-18

    This year, the summer meals program with the School System is only offered the month of June. First Southern Baptist Church is offering a 5-day meal program for children living in Bledsoe County from pre-K to fifth grade for the month of July to be picked up on Mondays – July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – from noon until 5:00 p.m. If your child received snack packs during the school year, or you are interested in your child to receive a meal pack, the church will be passing these meals out at the church’s Family Ministry Center on the aforementioned days and times. Children must be living in the home in which you are picking them up for. Please contact the church office at 447-2849 for more information.

  • 05

    Monthly meeting for American Legion Post 66

    All day
    Jul-05-18

    American Legion Post 66 is holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the Veterans Hall on SR30 in Pikeville. All veterans are encouraged to attend.

  • 07

    Fund raising lunch at Luminary-Frostbite VFD

    All day
    Jul-07-18

    On Saturday, July 7, a fund-raiser lunch is being held at Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department, located at 13002 Summer City Road in Spring City, from noon to 3 p.m. EDT. Lunch includes one meat, two vegetables, one side item, bread, dessert and a beverage. Proceeds support the department and community center activities. Everyone is invited.