Strong to severe storms possible tonight, tomorrow

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown is advising strong to severe thunderstorms are expected tonight, July 20, near or after 7:00 p.m. The strongest storms are expected to move into the area around midnight and Saturday morning. NWS forecasts storms are possible again throughout Saturday and into the evening. “Damaging winds, large hail, and…

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

BCHS Choir receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

The Bledsoe County High School Choir received high marks at a recent Six Flags Music Showcase in Georgia. For more, see the July 12 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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Events

< 2018 >
July 08 - July 14
  • 08

    Singing held July 8 at Cold Springs Baptist

    All day
    Jul-08-18

    Cold Springs Baptist Church will be holding a singing with Nadell Coleman on July 8 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Summer Snack Pack at First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Jul-08-18-Jul-14-18

    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.

  • 09

    Camp Moose on the Loose at First Baptist

    All day
    Jul-09-18

    Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church, 106 Cumberland Avenue, Pikeville, is July 9-13. Kids ages 4-18 are invited to Camp Moose on the Loose from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. each evening. For transportation call 447-2054.

    Kids’ Day Camp at First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Jul-09-18

    Kids are invited to come have fun at Kids’ Day Camp at First Southern Baptist Church July 9-12 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Campers can enjoy crafts, games, music, and more. There is a $20 fee per camper. Please call the church office for more information, (423) 447-2849.

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  • 13

    Meet Your Candidate at FCF Community Center

    All day
    Jul-13-18

    The Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group is hosting a Meet Your Candidate event on July 13 at 5:00 p.m. at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center. This is a meet and greet for candidates running for office in Bledsoe and Van Buren Counties. Each candidate has three minutes to introduce themselves and address the crowd.

    Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group is serving a pulled pork sandwich meal beginning at 4:30 p.m. The meal includes a smoked pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, slaw, chips, a snack cake and drink for a $6 donation to the Center. All proceeds benefit the center to pay utility bills and upkeep expenses of the center. Candidates who wish to participate should call Michael or Andrea Blankenship at 423-881-5154. If anyone would like to donate food items for the menu or help in serving or preparing the meal please contact the Blankenships.B28

  • 14

    Family reunion for Roberson family

    All day
    Jul-14-18

    The descendents of William and Rhoda Sartain Roberson are holding a family reunion just north of Fall Creek Falls State Park at the Community Center on Saturday, July 14. The center is located on the east side of the road, about a fourth mile from SR30 on State Highway 284 that goes to the north entrance of the park, 13692 Park Road, Pikeville. All descendents of James and Mary Fuqua Roberson and their families are invited to come and bring a covered dish lunch to be served around noon.