Commission votes to keep current property tax rate

Bledsoe County taxpayers will not see a tax rate increase this year, after commissioners voted to leave the rate the same as the 2018-2019 budget year at the County Commission meeting on Monday, July 15. Commissioners Tim Campbell, Brent Griffith, Robert Reece, Tanya Roberson, Ronald Sapp, Junior Hankins, and Ruth Burton voted to keep the…

DA reviewing Pendergrass ouster case

District Attorney Mike Taylor said he is reviewing information related to the ouster proceedings of Board of Education Member Vince Pendergrass and will make a decision on whether to proceed in the next few days. For more see the July 11 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Fleeing federal suspect struck police cruiser, still on loose

A high speed chase by the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department led to damage to a police cruiser and a federal fugitive evading arrest. Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, fled police after crashing into the patrol car of Deputy Matt Brock during the incident on Wheeler Mountain. For more see the July 11…

Gov. Bill Lee makes first official visit to Pikeville

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee [R] made his first official visit to Pikeville since taking office earlier this year on Tuesday, July 9, speaking with citizens about his priorities as Governor and answering a few questions on the steps of the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Joining Gov. Lee were State Senator Paul Bailey [R-Sparta] and State Representative…

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March
  • 10

    Chili fundraiser planned for PVFD

    All day
    Mar-10-19

    The Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department is having a chili fundraiser on Sunday, March 10 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for $7 per plate. All proceeds benefit the fire department. Eat-in or take out available. The fire department is located at 87 Municipal Drive, adjacent to the new city hall. Call 447-6222 for more information. B10

  • 15

    Band Clinic planned

    All day
    Mar-15-19-Mar-16-19

    The first Sequatchie Valley Small Band Clinic will be held Friday and Saturday, March 15-16 at Sequatchie County Middle School for bands from Bledsoe, Whitwell, South Pittsburg and Sequatchie. Registration and orientation begin Friday at 4:00 p.m., followed by rehearsals with clinicians at 5:00, pizza at 7:00, a concert by TTU Tuba Ensemble at 8:00, and dismissal at 9:00. Saturday’s schedule is rehearsal at 9:00 a.m., lunch at noon, rehearsals from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., dinner at 4:00, final rehearsal at 5:00, and a concert in the high school auditorium at 7:00. Admission is free to both concerts. BT11

  • 16

    Wild Game Dinner set for March 16

    All day
    Mar-16-19

    On Saturday, March 16, the 14th Men on Missions Wild Game Dinner is being held in the Family Ministry Center at First Southern Baptist Church, 2827 Main Street in Pikeville. Vendors are set up from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and the meal is being served at 6:00 p.m. Get your tickets today and enjoy a spread of wild game delights, various vendors, assortment of prizes to be given away, and guest speaker Mark Ledford from Ohio. He’s hunted everything from alligators to monster bucks, plus some fishing too. Tickets are available at the church and Sells Building Supply in Pikeville for $15 each or a table of eight for $110 or a table of 10 for $130 before March 10. After that the prices increase. Seating is limited so get yours today. For more information call the church at (423) 447-2849. Proceeds raised go to Men’s on Missions projects.

  • 31

    Wheeler Addition having weekly services

    All day
    Mar-31-19-Dec-29-19

    Wheeler Addition Church of God at 111 Manufacturer Road, behind the hospital in Pikeville, announces its weekly services. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m., Sunday morning worship is at 11:00 a.m., Monday Night Hour of Prayer is 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday night Family Training Hour (FTH) is at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Johnny Lebron Herd and members welcomes all to come worship. B13S14