BCHS Lady Warriors play tonight

The Bledsoe County High School Lady Warriors will travel to Dunlap again tonight, February 18, to take on Cumberland County in the District 7-AA Tournament. The game will tip off at 7:30 p.m. The Warriors are set to face Grundy County in Dunlap on Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.

County Attorney believes proposed gun sanctuary resolution is unconstitutional

A gun sanctuary resolution proposed by County Commissioner Matt Colvard at the January County Commission meeting could leave the county liable in the case of possible mass shootings or other gun-related injuries or deaths, according to a letter sent to Colvard by County Attorney Howard Upchurch. The letter states the resolution proposed is unconstitutional as…

City zoning now officially repealed

The City of Pikeville approved the final reading of an ordinance to repeal all zoning codes at its meeting on Monday, February 10. The City planning commission will meet Thursday, February 20, to discuss plans for revamping the planning and zoning regulations and putting codes in place. For more see the February 13 issue of…

Best friends forever

Two very recognizable faces in Pikeville are those of Jim and Ginger Housley. The Housleys, married 57 years, spend a lot of their time helping to improve Pikeville and Bledsoe County through volunteer work at the Bledsoe County Food Bank, Pikeville United Methodist Church, Veterans Hall, Veterans Park and much more. For more see the February 13 issue of The…

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    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

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    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

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    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.

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    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