Cagle re-elected Pikeville Mayor

Pikeville Mayor Philip “Winki” Cagle was re-elected to his position Saturday, December 7, receiving 219 votes to challenger JoAnn Britt’s 126 votes.  For City Aldermen, the top four vote-getters were incumbents Jane Humble, Dale Wheeler, and Senia Anderson followed by newcomer Jeania Lansing. Challenger Suzanne Schoolfield Sapp did not receive enough votes to be elected.…

Pikeville pushes through weather to welcome Christmas season

Although it snowed on Monday, December 2, the weather hadn’t quite gotten cold enough on Saturday, November 30, for an all-evening downpour to turn into snow in time for the annual Christmas parade and Holiday Farmers Market. Instead, rain jackets and umbrellas dotted the streets as visitors lined up to see welcome the Christmas season…

Vaping on the rise among students

Vaping and e-cigarette use by students is a rising concern for school administrators and the Bledsoe County Board of Education. Director of Schools Jennifer Terry said two students had been hospitalized this year for vaping-related illnesses. Terry added the Friday before Thanksgiving break, 14 Bledsoe County Middle School students were caught with the devices. For…

City Election is this Saturday

The City of Pikeville’s General Election is this Saturday, December 7. City residents and property owners will go to the polls to select a mayor and four aldermen. Voting takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Early voting began on November 18 and ended on Monday, December 2, with…

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