Reece appointed to fill vacant commission seat

Robert Reece was appointed by Bledsoe County Commissioners as replacement for recently resigned commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1, Part C) at their meeting on Monday, June 24. For more, see the June 27 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

Court rules textile building foreclosure can proceed

The Pikeville plant and headquarters of Textile Corporation of America (TCA) can be foreclosed upon by a Florida loan company, Chancellor Melissa Blevins-Willis ruled in a two-hour hearing in Jasper on Friday, June 21. The hearing revolved around whether or not the Florida company, Whoriskey, Inc., could move forward with foreclosure of the building on…

Swafford starts digital dental lab in Bledsoe County, hopes to create jobs

In an area that is known for mostly farming jobs with few exceptions, Jill Swafford wants to be able to provide a different career opportunity for not only her family but others, with her recently opened Oaks Dental Designs digital dental lab on Summer City Road. For more, see the June 20 issue of The…

Commissioner to be appointed

Bledsoe County Commissioners will appoint a replacement member next Monday, June 24, to fill the seat of Commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1- Part C) who resigned last month. For more, see the June 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, on newsstands now.

Sherman charged with attempted murder

An attempted murder charge and two other felony charges were filed against Garrett A. Sherman, 32, of Pikeville, after a shooting incident in Pikeville over the weekend. Pikeville Police Officer Ricky Hodge was dispatched to 233 Spring Street for a “Jeep driving by someone’s house with a gun” while he was at the Bledsoe County…

Crash shuts down U.S. 127 for hours

A non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 127 near Bledsoe County High School left the road closed for over six hours on Wednesday evening, June 12. The drivers were both from out of town, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Sgt. Alan Bailey. A box truck struck the southbound side of a concrete bridge and required…

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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