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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August 05 - August 11
  • 05

    Homecoming at New Martin Church of God

    All day
    Aug-05-18

    New Martin Church of God is holding its Homecoming on Sunday, August 5 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Gilbert Family is the special singers in the morning service. Lunch is served around noon. There are no evening services that day. Rev. Andy and Sister Sheryle welcome everyone.BS31

    Family reunion for Hankins-Dunn family at park

    All day
    Aug-05-18

    The Hankins-Dunn Family Reunion is Sunday, August 5 at Fall Creek Falls State Park, shelter #1. The family is going to start gathering at noon and lunchis around 1:00 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. All friends and family are encouraged to attend.BTS31

    Scott to lead revival at Frostbite House of Prayer

    All day
    Aug-05-18

    Revival at Frostbite House of Prayer is August 5-8 with Bro. Bobby Scott. Services Sunday are at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST, and at 7:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.BS31

  • 06

    Living Well with Chronic Conditions program

    All day
    Aug-06-18

    A six-week program to help you improve your health, one step at a time, is being held Mondays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, and September 10 and 17 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program is being held at the UT-TSU Extension Bledsoe County, 3150 Main Street, Pikeville (entrance beside the Farmers Market). For more information or to register call Brianna Scott, FCS Extension Agent, (423) 447-2451 or email brinscot@utk.edu. Deadline to register is August 3.BS29-31

  • 07
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  • 09

    Membership meeting at Paws and Claws

    All day
    Aug-09-18

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter is having its monthly membership meeting on August 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative meeting room, 97 Resource Road off US 127 north of Dunlap. Everyone is invited to come meet with them as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley. BT31S32

  • 10

    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

  • 11
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