Car drives into Pikeville Post Office, temporarily closed

December 3, 2020

The United States Post Office in Pikeville is temporarily closed after a car drove into the front door and glass on Wednesday evening, December 2.  A sign on the boarded up section of the front glass from management states the office is “temporarily closed” and will be “open soon.” An additional sign advises those with…

BTC Fiber’s float depicts winning theme, Frostbite House of Prayer wins McBay prize

December 2, 2020

The Magic of Christmas rolled through downtown Pikeville in the 24th annual Christmas Parade. This was one of the smallest parade’s in its history, but it was memorable all the same. For more see the December 3 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Pandemic can’t stop true love

December 2, 2020

Nothing can stand in the way of true love…not even a pandemic. A few weeks before the coronavirus caused the closing of nursing home facilities across the nation, Alice Hale became a resident of Bledsoe County Nursing Home. She and her husband, Herbert “Herb” had never been apart during their 75 years of marriage. For…

Students explore Sequatchie River, test water quality

December 2, 2020

by Chloe McHone, Jasmine Reed and Payton Warren  BCHS environmental science class Students in Environmental Science at Bledsoe County High School, taught by Mrs. Bridgett Loyd, went on a trip to the Sequatchie River and tested water quality at different points. In light of the recent pandemic, precautions were taken such as hand sanitizer, masks…

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  • 04

    Neuter Scooter fundraiser

    All day

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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