Brothers plead guilty to “large government fraud,” to be sentenced in March

Brothers Karim and Rahim Sadruddin formally pleaded guilty to “large government fraud” in connection with the failed Textile Corporation of America venture in Pikeville in front of a federal judge in Chattanooga Wednesday morning, November 13. The Sadruddins each pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering. The brothers…

Concerns over high veteran suicide rate

Scores of people filled the Bledsoe County Courthouse Lawn to celebrate the service and sacrifice of local veterans on Monday, November 11. Claude Lewis was the keynote speaker this year. Lewis was drafted into the U.S. Army at 22-years-old in 1964. In August 1965, he headed out to Vietnam and in October he landed in…

Pikeville votes 2019 – Q&A with mayoral candidates

Candidates for the office of Mayor for the City of Pikeville were interviewed recently by The Bledsonian-Banner reporter Chase Smith. Both candidates were asked the same four questions and asked to give brief responses. The interview answers are transcribed verbatim, including filler words, in the interest of transparency for voters. The election for Mayor and…

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Events

< 2019 >
October
  • 04

    Neuter Scooter fundraiser

    All day
    Oct-04-19

    Dunlap Neuter Scooter is offering SPAYghetti with balls or NEUTERED 13×9 family size pan of spaghetti, meatballs and garlic bread on Friday, October 4. Pick up your order at the Sequatchie County Rescue Squad between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Proceeds go towards spaying/neutering Sequatchie Valley pets. BT38S39

  • 10

    Paws and Claws meeting

    All day
    Oct-10-19

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter meeting on October 10 at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative Meeting Room, 97 Resource Road off of U.S. Highway 127 north in Dunlap. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Come help them as we work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.

  • 12

    Men's Bible Conference

    All day
    Oct-12-19

    Winesap Freewill Baptist Church is holding its annul Men’s Bible Conference on Saturday, October 12 at the church with Bro. Casey Oakes as the speaker. Registration is at 9:00 a.m. and the conference begins at 9:30 a.m. For directions or more information call Bro. Adam Hargis at 931-788-3458. B41

  • 13

    Mt. Crest UMC invites everyone to services

    All day
    Oct-13-19-Feb-23-20

    Mt. Crest United Methodist Church invites all to its services every Sunday at 11:00 a.m., with breakfast served on the second Sunday of the month from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Donations from breakfasts go to local charities. Come meet our new pastor, Pastor Greg Bartley. B41-42S42

  • 13

    Gospel meeting at Sequatchie Valley church of Christ

    All day
    Oct-13-19-Oct-17-19

    David Smith is leading a Gospel Meeting at Sequatchie Valley church of Christ at 7:00 p.m. nightly from October 13 to 17. Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. A fellowship meal follows the Sunday morning services. Everyone is invited to attend the church, State Route 30 east of Pikeville.