BCMS Homecoming/8th Grade Night

Bledsoe County Middle School is honoring its 8th grade players, water girls and cheerleaders, plus crowning the 2018 BCMS Homecoming Queen on Thursday evening, September 20. The night’s festivities start at 5:00 p.m.

Chief Roaring Eagle looking for new perch

Bledsoe County High School senior football players look forward to the challenge of winning their game Friday night against the Sequatchie County Indians. The winner gets the bragging rights to the challenge trophy sponsored by First Farmers and Commercial Bank in Pikeville and Mountain Valley Bank in Dunlap. Senior players are (kneeling, left to right)…

Pendergrass banned from school properties

After nearly 4 hours of testimony/discussion School Board reaches decision School Board member Vince Pendergrass has been banned from all school property for the remainder of the school year due to an altercation during a middle school football game between him and coaching staff. The Board made the decision late Monday evening after a four-hour…

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September 30 - October 06
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    Evangelist Ronnie Reagan at Shady Vale

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    Evangelist Ronnie Reagan is going to be ministering at Shady Vale Church of God on Sunday, September 30. Morning service begins at 11:00 a.m. and the evening service starts at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and be with the congregation to be blessed by Bro. Reagan’s anointed preaching.BS39

    Sing-spiration to help Community Food Bank

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    You can sing for someone else’s supper on Sunday, September 30 at the Bledsoe County Ministerial Association’s Sing-spiration to benefit the Bledsoe County Community Food Bank. Already in 2018, the Food Bank has given out over 22 tons of food to hungry families, and the need keeps growing. Currently, the Food Bank’s wish list includes bar soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, and canned hams for the holidays. You can donate directly to the Food Bank, or bring items or monetary donations to the Sing-spiration. The Fifth Sunday event is hosted by the Pikeville Seventh-Day Adventist Church, beginning at 6 p.m., with dinner to follow. This event is the first public duty for new Association President Mark Cox, pastor of the host church.BS38

    BCHS Class of 1988 to hold 30 year reunion

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    On Sunday, September 30, at noon, members of the Bledsoe County High School Class of 1988 are meeting for their 30-year reunion. They are celebrating at Pavilion 4, beside the Pool Snack Bar) at Fall Creek Falls State Park with a potluck lunch.

    Class of 1988 to hold reunion

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    On Sunday, September 30, at noon, members of the Bledsoe County High School Class of 1988 are meeting for their 30-year reunion. They are celebrating at Pavilion 4, beside the Pool Snack Bar) at Fall Creek Falls State Park with a potluck lunch. B33S34

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    Chamber sponsors Fall Fest Scarecrow Contest

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    The Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce invites all Bledsoe County businesses to participate in the Fall Festival Scarecrow Contest. All entries need to be taken to the Pikeville Farmers Market by Wednesday, October 3 for judging. The winning business will be awarded with a Fall Festival trophy and the Chamber will feature the winner in The Bledsonian-Banner. Please include the business name and phone number on the back of your scarecrow entry. Call Jeania Lansing at (423) 883-1529 with any questions. Be sure to visit the festival the first weekend in October in downtown Pikeville. BS35

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    Fall Festival Golf Tournament

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    The Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce invites you to compete in the second annual Fall Festival Golf Tournament being held Friday, October 5 at Fall Creek Falls State Park. Shotgun start is 8:00 a.m.  for this four-person scramble. You could win $10,000 for a hole in one, sponsored by Matt Massengille with Farm Bureau. Prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive, and longest putt. There are two flights with first, second and third place awards given in each flight. Entry is $300 per team, and hole sponsors are $100 each. Mulligans can be purchased at the course. The day includes lunch at the golf course immediately following the round. For more information call Clifton Fowler at (813) 690-6888. B38-39S39-40

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    Join Walk Across Tennessee with Extension

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    UT-TSU Extension Bledsoe County is sponsoring Walk Across Tennessee, an 8-week competitive walking program. There is a physical activity conversion calculator on walkacrosstn.org for those who do activities other than walking for exercise. Come up with a creative team name, go register your 6-person team, and start tracking your exercise. Register and report online at https://extension.tennessee.edu/Bledsoe/Pages/Walk-Across-Tennessee.aspx. Mileage starts Saturday, October 6 and goes through Saturday, December 1. The Oktoberfest Glow Run is the kickoff event for Walk Across Tennessee. Prizes will be awarded at the end of eight weeks.BS38-40

    October 6 is Glow Run

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    The evening of Saturday, October 6 has been set aside for a Glow Run followed by a party and fireworks. Mark your calendar and plan to participate while supporting the Bledsoe County High School sports programs B37S38