Music tourism marker honors Pikeville-born gospel publisher

A new Tennessee Music Pathways sign in downtown Pikeville directs travelers following the statewide trail through the area and leaves a little bit of Bledsoe’s own musical history with visitors. The sign, located on the sidewalk in front of the Main Street Stage, honors Pikeville born gospel music publisher and hymnodist Robert Emmett (R.E.) Winsett.…

City hears proposals for North Main Street

The City of Pikeville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution for the Main Street Corridor Plan at a meeting Monday night, September 9. The plan does not put anything in motion or make proposals binding, but allows the City to submit the plans along with grant applications in the future. Representatives from the…

FBI fugitive spotted in Bledsoe, captured in Rhea County

A fugitive wanted on charges by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) evaded local and federal agents before eventually being caught in Rhea County on Friday, September 6, according to Bledsoe County Sgt. George Hodge.  Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, was spotted near 3-Way Market by federal agents before leading them on…

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Events

< 2019 >
July 07 - July 13
  • 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

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  • 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

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    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