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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Events

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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.