Bledsoe County Health Assessment being conducted

Bledsoe County Health Council is undertaking a Community Health Assessment (CHA) to identify areas where the county excels and lacks regarding different health categories. The CHA is a process where rural counties seek to identify their strengths and address the needs of the community. The Council created an online survey for residents of the county…

Lusk bridge replacement expected to open in May

The replacement of a bridge labeled as structurally deficient by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) on Old State Highway 28 in the Lusk Community has been completed other than the paving portion, according to Conda Hysell with the Bledsoe County Highway Department. For more see the February 20 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Complete count for Pikeville-Bledsoe County is important

According to a study by The George Washington University, each missed person in a county’s United States Census survey results in an average of $1,091 less funding received. Census Day 2020 is on April 1. County Mayor Gregg Ridley said getting a complete count is important when it comes to getting grants and other funding…

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Events

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July
  • 06

    Benefit for Ross House and County Museum

    All day
    Jul-06-19

    Bobby Loyd’s famous grilled chicken is being served to benefit the Dr. James A. Ross House and Bledsoe County Museum on Saturday, July 6. Donna and Bobby Loyd are sponsoring the fund raiser from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the area of the Farmers Market in downtown Pikeville during the Cruise-In and Summer Nights band concert. Bledsoe County Historical Society members are helping serve the grilled chicken sandwich, chips, water and homemade chocolate chip cookies for $7 per bag. Come early and help support the continued preservation of the Dr. Ross House and Bledsoe County Museum. B26-27S27

  • 07

    Ferguson family reunion

    All day
    Jul-07-19

    The 46th annual Ferguson Family Reunion is Sunday, July 7 beginning at 12 noon with lunch at 1:00 p.m. All family and friends are invited. Please note that the reunion has been moved to the Fall Creek Falls Community Center just outside the park at 13692 Park Road, Pikeville, TN 37367. Bring yourself and a covered dish and enjoy the afternoon. B27

  • 10

    Summer reading winding down

    All day
    Jul-10-19

    A Universe of Stories is in full swing at the Bledsoe County Library. Story hour with Kathi Britt at 1:00 p.m. each Wednesday continues through July 10. The summer reading program ends July 17 with a performance by Kevin Kidd and Company at 1:00 p.m. at Nickel Row Music Hall on Main Street in Pikeville. An ice cream party follows across the street at Ember’s Ice Cream Shoppe which is sponsored by Belinda Ault. Readers must complete the program by reading or listening to ten books to attend the final parties. It is not too late for kids to sign up for the summer reading program if they can find time to participate. Please turn in your reading list by Monday, July 15 or call in your book totals at 447-2917 or email cknightbcpl@bledsoe.net with your questions. B27-28S28-29

  • 11

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    Jul-11-19

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter is holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 11 at the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative meeting room on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Meeting start at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and their efforts to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area. BTS27

  • 13

    3DC featuring Michael McMeel in concert

    All day
    Jul-13-19

    The 29th annual Van Buren County Mountain Homecoming is Saturday, July 13 from 10:00 a.m. to midnight. In concert are 3DC featuring Michael McMeel, former member of Three Dog Night. Also appearing are The Agees, David and Jeanette Rogers, Mostly Aces, Misfire, Flat Creek, Earl Swindell, The Smokey Mount’n Bandits and Dark Hollow. The day is full of fun, music, food and surprises. Bring a lawn chair and spend the day on the courthouse lawn in Spencer. For more information call Lesa Bouldin at (931) 235-7524, Joan Moffitt at (931) 273-5756 or Penny Baker at (931) 607-3334. B28