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

< 2019 >
January
  • 01

    Clothes Closet re-opening in new year

    All day
    Jan-01-19

    The Winesap Clothes Closet is closing until the new year. It will not be open on the first Saturday in December.

  • 12

    Al-Anon meeting planned

    All day
    Jan-12-19

    A new Al-Anon meeting has started in Pikeville every Saturday at 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the Mt. Crest United Methodist Church, 32979 State Route 30. If you have been bothered by someone’s drinking, Al-Anon may be able to help. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. B2S3

  • 13

    Christmas Rapture presented

    All day
    Jan-13-19

    Sampson Free Will Baptist Church invites everyone to join them Sunday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m. for its Christmas play, A Christmas Rapture. Refreshments to follow.B2