Reece appointed to fill vacant commission seat

Robert Reece was appointed by Bledsoe County Commissioners as replacement for recently resigned commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1, Part C) at their meeting on Monday, June 24. For more, see the June 27 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Court rules textile building foreclosure can proceed

The Pikeville plant and headquarters of Textile Corporation of America (TCA) can be foreclosed upon by a Florida loan company, Chancellor Melissa Blevins-Willis ruled in a two-hour hearing in Jasper on Friday, June 21. The hearing revolved around whether or not the Florida company, Whoriskey, Inc., could move forward with foreclosure of the building on…

Swafford starts digital dental lab in Bledsoe County, hopes to create jobs

In an area that is known for mostly farming jobs with few exceptions, Jill Swafford wants to be able to provide a different career opportunity for not only her family but others, with her recently opened Oaks Dental Designs digital dental lab on Summer City Road. For more, see the June 20 issue of The…

Commissioner to be appointed

Bledsoe County Commissioners will appoint a replacement member next Monday, June 24, to fill the seat of Commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1- Part C) who resigned last month. For more, see the June 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, on newsstands now.

Sherman charged with attempted murder

An attempted murder charge and two other felony charges were filed against Garrett A. Sherman, 32, of Pikeville, after a shooting incident in Pikeville over the weekend. Pikeville Police Officer Ricky Hodge was dispatched to 233 Spring Street for a “Jeep driving by someone’s house with a gun” while he was at the Bledsoe County…

Crash shuts down U.S. 127 for hours

A non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 127 near Bledsoe County High School left the road closed for over six hours on Wednesday evening, June 12. The drivers were both from out of town, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Sgt. Alan Bailey. A box truck struck the southbound side of a concrete bridge and required…

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September 09 - September 15
  • 09

    Reunion planned

    All day
    Sep-09-18

    On September 9, a reunion is being held at Hale Cemetery, also known as Beaver Hill Cemetery, at 1:00 p.m. For information or to donate contact Lois Smith, 2086 Cove Hill Road, Pikeville, TN 37367 or mail to Hale Cemetery Fund, c/o First National Bank, 441 Spring Street, Pikeville, TN 37367. B35-36S36

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  • 13

    Presentation about Cherokee Indians at Red Clay

    All day
    Sep-13-18

    The public is invited to come hear about the Cherokee Indians at Red Clay Council Grounds hosted by the Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society on Thursday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bledsoe County Public Library. Erin Medley, manager of Red Clay State Historic Park is the guest speaker. The program is free, the Society asked only that you be seated by 6:30 p.m. in order to not disturb the lecture.BS37

    SDA Church hosting huge multi-family yard sale

    All day
    Sep-13-18

    A huge multi-family indoor yard sale is being held September 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and September 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pikeville SDA Church Fellowship Hall, 52 Cumberland Avenue, Pikeville. Antiques, old school desks, household items, clothes, toy books, furniture and more. Proceeds benefit the church. BS37

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    Country Music Night at Walden’s Ridge

    All day
    Sep-14-18

    Walden’s Ridge Community Center presents Country Music Night on Friday, September 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door with children under six admitted free. The center is located at 5364 Dayton Mountain Highway. Everyone is welcome to come enjoy music, food and family friendly entertainment. Concessions provided by Kiuka Fire Department. All proceeds benefit the center and the fire department.BS37

    Autumn Leaf Festival & Cruise In September 14-15

    All day
    Sep-14-18

    Lake Tansi Village is holding its annual Autumn Leaf Festival & Cruise In on Friday and Saturday, September 14-15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Over 90 artists and crafters, food vendors, the Vietnam Veterans of Crossville, the Sons of the Confederate Veterans Mechanized Calvary, and live music from noon to 2:00 p.m. A pancake breakfast is Saturday at Lake Tansi Village Church from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The Cruise In is from noon to 4:00 p.m. There is a KidZone for the kids at the Lake Tansi Village Recreation Center. Wheelchair and power chair accessible. Free admission.BS37

    Breakfast at Mt. Crest Fire Hall on September 15

    All day
    Sep-14-18

    Mt. Crest Volunteer Fire Department is holding its monthly breakfast on Saturday, September 15 from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. The fire department will be open Friday, September 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to accept donations. All proceeds raised go to the upkeep of the fire hall, gas, equipment they use during a fire or setting up for helicopter landings The fire department appreciates your patronage and all proceeds help the department.BS37

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    Clothes closet at Winesap Free Will Baptist

    All day
    Sep-15-18

    On Saturday, September 15 Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The clothes closet will be open every first and third Saturday of each month until further notice. Anyone needing clothes or who knows someone who does can come by at this time. The church will have nice clothes for work, play and dress of all sizes at no charge. The church is located on Lantana Road (Hwy. 101) at the Bledsoe-Cumberland county line. For information call Betty White at (423) 881-3032 or Verna Dyer at (931) 260-4582.BS37

    Free lunch at Luminary-Frostbite VFD

    All day
    Sep-15-18

    On the third Saturday, September 15, a free lunch is offered at Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department, located at 13002 Summer City Road in Spring City, from noon to 3:00 p.m. EDT. Lunch includes a light entree, salad, dessert and a beverage. Everyone is invited.BS37