Crack forms on SR30 East after heavy rainfall

Authorities responded to reports of a sinkhole on Highway 30 East near the Dunlap Stone rock quarry after cracks were discovered in the road. The road is open at the time after being shortly blocked for Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) inspection. Officials say TDOT will continue to monitor the cracks.

Ritchie signs to play baseball at Roane State

Robby Ritchie has signed on to play college baseball at Roane State in Harriman. Ritchie said he has been playing baseball since he was three years old and Roane State was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. For more see the February 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Heavy rainfall expected, flooding possible

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Morristown has issued a Flood Watch for Bledsoe County and the area could see up to 6 inches of rain this evening through Sunday, February 18. The Flood watch is in effect through Thursday morning, with NWS anticipating multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall tonight and again Wednesday evening,…

Pendergrass sues School Board

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass is suing the Bledsoe County Board of Education, alleging the Board lacked legal authority to censure him last September and violated his due process rights in the process, according to Bledsoe County Chancery Court documents filed on January 14. Board members Andy Billingsley, Vincent Boring, Stacy Farmer, Jacob Frady, Don Snow…

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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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  • 08
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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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