School Board rejects Pendergrass’ settlement offer

The Board of Education rejected a settlement offer by Board Member Vince Pendergrass in which he would have dismissed the lawsuit he filed against the Board in mid-January. Pendergrass’ settlement offer would have amended the public censure placed on him last fall by the Board and would have allowed him to “attend any and all…

Wind Advisory issued, storms possible

Strong winds moving in from the midwest have prompted a Wind Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for Bledsoe County from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown. The agency warns of strong to severe thunderstorms tonight across the Cumberland Plateau, with damaging winds the primary threat and the possibility of “a tornado or two.” NWS…

Fields charged with Cumberland County murders

John Patrick Fields, 47, of Bledsoe County, is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department. Fields is being held at the Cumberland County Jail on a $5 million bond and is expected to appear in court on Monday, March…

Cycle Sequatchie coming to area this Fall

Pikeville and the Sequatchie Valley will be host to a new cycling event this Fall, bringing upwards of 300 riders to the area to experience the beautiful mountain and valley views of the area. ‘Cycle Sequatchie’ will be held on October 5, with riders taking off from Dunlap’s Valley Fest. Two short rides will stay…

Crews respond to two field fires

Firefighters responded to two field fires within an hour of each other on Thursday evening, March 7. The first fire was on Griffith Road, with the second starting on Brock Hollow Road. The fires, both in fields, were contained quickly. Mt. Crest Volunteer Fire Department ran mutual aid with Griffith Volunteer Fire Department at the…

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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.