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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Events

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May
  • 05

    Craft to lead Gospel Meeting

    All day
    May-05-19-May-09-19

    Wheeler Hill Church of Christ is holding a Gospel Meeting with Bro. Eddy Craft at 97 Rufus Anderson Road, Pikeville, May 5-9. Bro. Craft is with the Tri Cities School of Preaching in Elizabethton. Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m., Sunday Worship is at 11:00 a.m. and nightly services are at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • 05

    Services at Wheeler Addition Church of God

    All day
    May-05-19-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 welcome young and old to come worship. For more information call 423-447-2075. BT18S19

  • 05

    Annual decoration planned

    All day
    May-05-19

    The annual decoration at Howard-Walker Cemetery on Lower East Valley road in Bledsoe County, is Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m. Please come honor loved ones buried there. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery can be given during decoration or can be mailed to Arthur Greer, 520 Hyatt Road, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379 or Peggy Standefer, 701 Joe Standefer Road, Pikeville, TN 37367 or Thomas A. Greer, 357 Hargis Road, Signal Mountain, TN 37377.BT18

  • 07

    Plans made for reunion

    All day
    May-07-19

    Bledsoe County High School 1974 classmates are invited to a meeting to make plans for their 45th reunion. The meeting is Tuesday, May 7, at 6:00 p.m. at West End Church of God’s Life Center. Questions, please call Cathy Smith Standefer at 423-618-1770, Sharon VanWinkle Bickford at 423-322-5801 or Janie Sapp Newby at 423-280-0548. Anyone wishing to help, please attend the meeting. BT18

  • 09

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    May-09-19

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter is having its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative meeting room, on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Everyone is invited to come meet with them as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.