Electrical ‘boom’ wakes up Pikeville residents

A loud boom in downtown Pikeville startled some residents awake on Friday, May 24, after a transformer fuse blew near Scotties Restaurant, according to Manager Mike Deakins of Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative’s Pikeville office. Deakins said the fuse, made of porcelain, had a ‘disconnect’ and blew around 6:30 a.m. The equipment was older and could have been…

Bledsoe County to receive buses from VW Settlement

Bledsoe County Schools were selected to receive five new diesel school buses from the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today. Bledsoe was one of 39 entities to receive funds from the grant program, which totaled $8.8 million to support school bus replacement across the state. For…

BCHS recognized for traffic safety education

Bledsoe County High School was awarded the 2018-2019 Gold Traffic Safety Award for completing activities with the Reduce TN Crashes program, along with five other high schools in the state. For more see the May 23 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Board considers ouster of Pendergrass

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass allegedly recently violated sanctions imposed on him by the Bledsoe County Board of Education in September, forcing the Board to meet in a special called meeting next Tuesday, May 28, to possibly begin ouster proceedings. The Board will meet to determine if Pendergrass “is to be referred to the District…

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    Dill Community Center to have meeting

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    May-14-19

    On Tuesday, May 14th, at 6:30 p.m., the Dill Community Center meeting is being held at the center. For the past year, workers have been doing various improvements to the center and the financial/physical help has been appreciated. The gym has been improved and now workers hope to expand the revitalization to other parts of the old school which is used by many. Your help and creativity are needed for this to happen. At Tuesday’s meeting, they plan to discuss ideas and suggestions you have for the future improvements to the facility. Please come join them as they make plans to continue the life of Dill Community Center. Please call James or Anna Daggett at 423-802-7545 or 423-702-0673 for more information. B18S19

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