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City zoning now officially repealed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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April
  • 03

    Pre-K registration planned

    All day
    Apr-03-19-Apr-05-19

    Pre-K registration in Bledsoe County will be held Wednesday, April 3 at Cecil B. Rigsby Elementary; Thursday, April 4 at Mary V. Wheeler Elementary; and Friday, April 5 at Pikeville Elementary from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. each day. Children must be four years old by August 15, 2019. The following are needed to register: proof of residency (electric, gas or water bill in parent’s/guardian’s name), certified copy of birth certificate, immunization record, record of physical, Social Security card and proof of income. If documents cannot be obtained by registration dates, children can still be registered. Only Bledsoe County residents are eligible to apply. For more information, call 447-2914.B10S11

  • 16

    Legal Aid rep available

    All day
    Apr-16-19

    Representatives with Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) are going to be at the Bledsoe County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. to conduct local client intake interview sessions in Pikeville. If you have civil legal problems with housing, consumer, veteran’s benefits and government benefits issues such as food stamps, unemployment benefits and TennCare, and qualify for free legal assistance, you can apply for help. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. B13S14

  • 18

    Bake sale at nursing home

    All day
    Apr-18-19

    The Bledsoe County Nursing Home Activities Department is hosting a fundraising bake sale on April 18 in the Nursing Home dining room from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or until all baked goods are gone. Proceeds help the residents enjoy every day to the fullest with more activities, special snacks or take out meals. For more information call Activities Director Sharla Harris at (423) 447-5388. B15S16

  • 20

    Clothes closet scheduled

    All day
    Apr-20-19

    On Saturday, April 20 Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The clothes closet will be open every first and third Saturday of each month until further notice. Anyone needing clothes or who knows someone who does can come by at this time. The church will have nice clothes for work, play and dress of all sizes at no charge. The church is located on Lantana Road (Hwy. 101) at the Bledsoe-Cumberland county line. For information call Betty White at (423) 881-3032 or Verna Dyer at (931) 260-4582. B16

  • 21

    Community Free Will Baptist holding Easter Service

    All day
    Apr-21-19

    Community Free Will Baptist Church is holding its Easter Service on Sunday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Dinner immediately follows the service along with an Easter egg hunt.B16