Fall Creek Falls Visitors Center and Inn construction are on schedule

The Fall Creek Falls Inn reconstruction project is progressing as scheduled, according to the Tennessee Department of General Services. Along with the inn reconstruction, the new Village Green Visitors Center is nearly complete. The Visitors Center looks complete from the outside, with the parking lots striped and painted, ready to welcome visitors to the Park…

Sells honored for decades of service

Pikeville Alderman Reed Sells was honored for his decades of service to the City of Pikeville with a plaque at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Monday, December 9. Mayor Philip Cagle recognized Sells for “all his service given to the city of Pikeville from January 1, 1992 through December 2019.” Cagle said…

Cagle re-elected Pikeville Mayor

Pikeville Mayor Philip “Winki” Cagle was re-elected to his position Saturday, December 7, receiving 219 votes to challenger JoAnn Britt’s 126 votes.  For City Aldermen, the top four vote-getters were incumbents Jane Humble, Dale Wheeler, and Senia Anderson followed by newcomer Jeania Lansing. Challenger Suzanne Schoolfield Sapp did not receive enough votes to be elected.…

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • All day
    Jul-15-19-Jul-29-19

    Hey kids, kindergarten through sixth grade, come to kids’ camps at First Southern Baptist Church, 2827 Main Street, Pikeville. Kids’ Day Camp is July  15 through 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. The week of July 29 through August 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily Kids’ Sports Camp is being held. Come enjoy Bible study, crafts, sports and water activities plus breakfast and lunch are provided at both camps. There is a $20 materials fee per child per camp. For more information call (423) 447-2849. B28S29

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  • All day
    Jul-17-19-Jul-19-19

    On July 17-19, Bledsoe County High School’s volleyball team is hosting its annual fund raiser volleyball/basketball camp for girls second through eighth grade. Camp is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day at a cost of $175 for both camps. Campers receive a basketball, volleyball and daily lunch. Registration on July 17 begins at 7:00 a.m. If attending the basketball camp only, the cost is $100, and starts at 8:00 a.m. each day. Basketball campers can be picked up at 11:30 a.m. and will receive lunch and a basketball. If attending the volleyball camp only, the cost is $100 and campers can be dropped off at 11:30 a.m. with lunch provided along with a volleyball. If any questions please text or call Beverly Tarver at (423) 309-6414. B26S27

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  • All day
    Jul-18-19-Aug-01-19

    Bledsoe County businesses are asked to decorate their store fronts depicting what the Bledsoe County Agricultural Fair means to them. This is the Centennial Jubilee for the Fair, celebrating 100 years. Displays could be agricultural, carnival, craft or any fair related events, past or present. The winning business receives $50. Entries need to be in by July 18, but no longer than August 1. Winner will be announced August 17, the closing night of the Fair. For more information contact Vanda Wilhoit at (423) 298-7797. B29S30

  • All day
    Jul-18-19-Jul-30-19

    Bledsoe County Community Food Bank is needing donations for the 127 Yard Sale. Money obtained from the sold items goes back to the food bank for the purchase of food. Items can be brought by the food bank on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville on Monday’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. You can also call 423-447-3325, leave a message and someone will get back with you as soon as possible to make arrangements to receive them. Donations must be at the food bank by July 30. All donations are appreciated. B29S30

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  • All day
    Jul-20-19

    The Alexander and Carrie Bayless family reunion is Saturday, July 20 at Fall Creek Falls Community Center beginning at 10:00 a.m. Please bring a covered dish to share at noon. Plates, cups, cutlery and serving pieces are provided. Come join the family. BT26S27

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  • All day
    Jul-21-19

    On Sunday, July 21, New Hope the Baptist Church, is having its annual Homecoming beginning at 10:00 a.m. Elders Chris Boggs and Nick Pelham are bringing the messages. Lunch is being served after the morning service. Revival begins at 6:00 p.m. Sunday night and 7:00 p.m. the rest of the week. Elders Eric Wood and Frank Randolph are preaching during revival. Pastor Elder Chad Hale and church congregation invite everyone to come worship with us. The church is located at 3194 Old Spencer Road, Pikeville in the Tip Top Community.B29S30

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  • All day
    Jul-22-19-Jul-26-19

    Vacation Bible School at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 11309 Griffith Road, Pikeville, is holding Vacation Bible School with the theme, God is in Control, July 22-26 at 6:00 p.m. nightly. Children of all ages are welcome for intriguing Bible lessons, games and snacks. Friday night is family night with food and fireworks. Everyone is welcome to attend. B29S30

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  • All day
    Jul-25-19

    Free school supplies for Bledsoe County residents only, while supplies last, are going to be given to children present at the annual Give A Child A Chance Day being held Thursday, July 25 at Bledsoe County High School from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Health and safety booths are going to be set up along with other exhibits. For more information call Rhonda Sills at 447-6749 or 280-1803, or Michelle Rains at 447-2914. Physicals are not offered this year. If the child is entering kindergarten or new to the school system, you must have proof of a current physical.B29S30

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  • All day
    Jul-27-19

    The Sharon Rogers Singers are going to be performing at Lincoln School in Pikeville on July 27 at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited. B30

  • All day
    Jul-27-19-Sep-28-19

    If you have been bothered by someone’s drinking, Al-Anon may be able to help. Please join us at Al-Anon in Pikeville every Saturday at 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Mt. Crest United Methodist Church, 32979 State Route 30. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

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  • All day
    Jul-28-19

    Homecoming at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Luminary starts at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 28. Singers are Crimson River Trio, and David Umphrey is bringing the message. Everyone is welcome.B30

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  • All day
    Jul-30-19-Aug-02-19

    Lone Oak Baptist Church is holding revival July 30 through August 2 with preaching by Bro. Eric Wood and his dad, Bro. Dennis Wood. Services are nightly at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.B30S31

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