Music tourism marker honors Pikeville-born gospel publisher

A new Tennessee Music Pathways sign in downtown Pikeville directs travelers following the statewide trail through the area and leaves a little bit of Bledsoe’s own musical history with visitors. The sign, located on the sidewalk in front of the Main Street Stage, honors Pikeville born gospel music publisher and hymnodist Robert Emmett (R.E.) Winsett.…

City hears proposals for North Main Street

The City of Pikeville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution for the Main Street Corridor Plan at a meeting Monday night, September 9. The plan does not put anything in motion or make proposals binding, but allows the City to submit the plans along with grant applications in the future. Representatives from the…

FBI fugitive spotted in Bledsoe, captured in Rhea County

A fugitive wanted on charges by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) evaded local and federal agents before eventually being caught in Rhea County on Friday, September 6, according to Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge.  Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, was spotted near 3-Way Market by federal agents before leading them on…

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February 24 - March 02
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    Rescue Squad serving dinner Sunday, Feb. 24

    All day
    Feb-24-19

    The Bledsoe County Rescue Squad will be serving dinner on Sunday, February 24, from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Members will be serving spaghetti casserole with salad, a roll or garlic bread, a drink, and Little Debbie cakes. Everyone is invited to stop by and grab a plate for $8.00 each. The regularly scheduled monthly country breakfast will resume on Saturday, March 2.

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    AA meetings planned

    All day
    Feb-28-19-Dec-31-19

    The Pikeville Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at First Southern Baptist Church, 2827 Main Street in Pikeville for Big Book Study at 6:00 p.m. on Mondays ,and 12 Steps & 12 Traditions book study is at 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays in the lower level of the building. Both are open AA meetings and all are welcome to attend. BS10

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