Principal takes to social media

Dr. Myhan’s digital greetings feature a different theme each day such as crazy hair day, plenty of jokes, and important news for students in light of the serious health situation keeping students and educators home. “I just wanted to try to have some fun and keep a connection for the students in this time of…

Bolin arrested after pursuit

A 34-year-old Pikeville man was arrested after speeding away to avoid arrest on March 23, according to reports from the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department. His passenger jumped from vehicle For more see the April 2 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Board votes against approving Director of Schools contract

The Bledsoe County Board of Education will have to begin the search for a new Director of Schools if Board members who voted against approving a two-year renewal for Director Jennifer Terry do not come up with an alternative proposal before her contract expires on June 30. Board Members Jacob Frady, Carolyn Oakes, Bron Reece and…

State of Emergency declared for Pikeville and Bledsoe County

The City of Pikeville and Bledsoe County are now under a state of emergency after the first two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Tennessee Department of Health on Friday afternoon, March 27. County Mayor Gregg Ridley and City Mayor Philip Cagle announced the state of emergency on Friday shortly after the state confirmed…

School closure extended to April 24

Bledsoe County Schools will be closed until April 24 at the request of Governor Bill Lee. Director of Schools Jennifer Terry said the district will comply and leadership will meet on Monday to discuss plans moving forward. She added additional information will be sent out from the district in the coming days. For more, see…

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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