Bledsoe-Sequatchie rivalry game time changed

The annual Bledsoe-Sequatchie rivalry game was originally set to begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25 at BCHS but that time has been changed to 6:30 p.m. This change was agreed on by both schools to allow the game to be broadcast as the Chattanooga Rivalry Game of the Week on the CW Chattanooga…

Tyner, Grundy hurdled to put BCHS in top ten of Class 2A

In the history of Bledsoe County High School football, they have not beaten the Tyner Rams. But, that history was rewritten on Friday, September 4 when the Warriors sent Tyner home with a 42-13 upset. On Friday, September 11, the Warriors sent Grundy County packing with a 40-6 loss, placing Bledsoe in sixth position of…

Remains positively identified as missing Bradley County woman

Human remains found a few miles from the Bledsoe County line in Rhea County have been positively identified as those of a missing 34-year-old woman out of Bradley County, according to District Attorney Mike Taylor. For more see the September 17 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Bledsoe County Health Department completion expected in mid-October

After experiencing delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bledsoe County Health Department is coming along nicely, according to Contractor Farmer|Morgan Managing Partner Ben Farmer. Farmer said his firm and local subcontractors are moving toward completion of the facility, while staying cognizant of the health and safety of their own employees and subcontractors. For more…

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February
  • 04

    Thrift and Lifestyle Center opening

    All day
    Feb-04-19

    On February 4, Pikeville Thrift & Lifestyle Center is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 38907 SR 30, Pikeville. This is a non-profit organization created to supply the community with life’s daily necessities including clothes, household items, toys, health items and more at deeply discounted prices. Stop smoking, addiction prevention, healthy cooking, crafts, money management, weight management, disaster planning, and more. All proceeds from the thrift store go back into the center and the local community. For more information, please contact Fran Jones at 423-448-0036 or Laura Arner at 423-448-1987.B5S6

  • 07

    Master Gardener class offered

    All day
    Feb-07-19-Mar-19-19

    The University of Tennessee Extension Sequatchie County and the University of Tennessee–Tennessee State University Extension in Bledsoe County is offering an Extension Master Gardener Intern Class this winter. The fee for the class is $150, and classes are being held Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 7- March 19, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at UT-TSU Extension Bledsoe County office, 3150 Main Street Suite 100, Pikeville. Information can be found on-line at http://tiny.utk.edu/SVMG or by contacting Sheldon Barker, UT Extension Sequatchie County, 170 Church Street, Dunlap, or at [email protected] or 423-949-2611. BT2S3

  • 07

    Speaker for Black History Month announced

    All day
    Feb-07-19

    The Sons of the Confederate Veterans invite the public to its meeting on February 7 at 6:00 p.m. at Cold Springs Baptist Church, US Highway 127 north of Pikeville. They are celebrating Black History Month and guest speakers are Constance and Michael Willingham, Sr. They are giving a presentation on Black History from this area and their family. Light refreshments are being served. All are welcome. B5S6

  • 11

    Monagram Mondays at Extension

    All day
    Feb-11-19-Mar-11-19

    The University of Tennessee Extension Bledsoe County holding a series of courses called Monogram Mondays where participants are taught how to utilize a vinyl cutting machine, with a Cricut machine being used during the workshops. The first workshop on self-adhesive vinyl is February 11th from noon to 3 p.m. at the UT-TSU Extension office. Participants will make take home projects such as a monogrammed charger plate and a cake carrier. The second workshop features heat transfer vinyl and glass etching is on February 18th from 5 to 8 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own solid color T-shirt to put a pocket-sized white monogram on. The third workshop on vinyl signs is March 11th from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost of each workshop is $20 per participant. Call 447-2451 today to sign up as space is limited.B5-6S6

  • 21

    Meeting is planned for VFW Post 5033

    All day
    Feb-21-19

    VFW Post 5033 is holding a meeting on Thursday, February 21 at the Veterans Hall in Pikeville at 6:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend.

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