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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    Edmons’ 9 Mile Bluegrass Music Barn Festival

    All day
    Aug-10-18-Aug-11-18

    The Edmons’ 9 Mile Bluegrass Music Barn Festival is August 10-11 at the Edmons’ Music Barn, located nine miles north of Pikeville at Edmons Memorial Road. It’s held rain or shine and features 11 different Bluegrass bands. Music on Friday starts at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday at noon. Admission is $5, with children under 10 admitted free with an adult. For more information call (423) 533-2720 or (423) 322-3602 or visit www.NineMileBluegrass.com.BS31-32