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City zoning now officially repealed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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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