BCHS Lady Warriors play tonight

The Bledsoe County High School Lady Warriors will travel to Dunlap again tonight, February 18, to take on Cumberland County in the District 7-AA Tournament. The game will tip off at 7:30 p.m. The Warriors are set to face Grundy County in Dunlap on Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.

County Attorney believes proposed gun sanctuary resolution is unconstitutional

A gun sanctuary resolution proposed by County Commissioner Matt Colvard at the January County Commission meeting could leave the county liable in the case of possible mass shootings or other gun-related injuries or deaths, according to a letter sent to Colvard by County Attorney Howard Upchurch. The letter states the resolution proposed is unconstitutional as…

City zoning now officially repealed

The City of Pikeville approved the final reading of an ordinance to repeal all zoning codes at its meeting on Monday, February 10. The City planning commission will meet Thursday, February 20, to discuss plans for revamping the planning and zoning regulations and putting codes in place. For more see the February 13 issue of…

Best friends forever

Two very recognizable faces in Pikeville are those of Jim and Ginger Housley. The Housleys, married 57 years, spend a lot of their time helping to improve Pikeville and Bledsoe County through volunteer work at the Bledsoe County Food Bank, Pikeville United Methodist Church, Veterans Hall, Veterans Park and much more. For more see the February 13 issue of The…

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    Oct-14-19

    The Bledsoe County Nursing Home/Hospital Advisory Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel/conference room of the Nursing Home.B41

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    Oct-18-19-Oct-19-19

    Uplands Lifelong Learning Institute presents In the Footsteps of Saint Francis: Exploring the Link Between Mysticism and Social Action by Carl McColman on Friday, October 18, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, October 19, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. The presentation takes place in Adshead Hall (lower level of Fletcher House on the Uplands Village Campus) 86A Church Drive, Pleasant Hill, (just off Main St. across from Pleasant Hill Elementary School). B41S42

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    Oct-19-19

    The Bledsoe County Courthouse is the site for the WWII Living History display scheduled for October 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The display features educational talks about equipment and life in the military during that era. Displays include equipment of axis and allied forces, military encampment, re-enactors, kids corner with activities and more. This is an informative event for educational purposes for the community and to preserve the historical value and memory of WWII Veterans. B41-42S42

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    Oct-19-19

    On Saturday, October 19, the Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department is holding a grilled chicken fund raiser from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the fire hall, 87 Municipal Drive in Pikeville (adjacent to the new City Hall). In addition to the grilled chicken, you get two sides, roll, dessert and drink. All proceeds benefit the fire department. They invite you to eat in or carry out. For more information call (423) 447-6222.

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    Oct-22-19

    The annual Sunnyside community harvest dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share and join in for food, fellowship and fun.B42S43

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    Oct-29-19

    The Bledsoe County Democratic Party will have their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in Pikeville. All Democrats, potential Democrats, candidates and anyone interested in attending is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Chairman Tim Campbell at (423) 618-0514.

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    Oct-31-19

    On Halloween evening, October 31, the members of First Southern Baptist Church are handing out candy in the Family Ministry Center from 6:00 p.m. until the candy runs out. Bring the kids by for a fun and safe alternative, regardless of the weather. B43S44

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    Oct-31-19

    Bledsoe County Nursing Home residents are going to be handing out candy on Halloween evening, October 31 from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m. The residents love seeing the children in their costumes. Please bring you children by to visit with the residents. B43S44