Ridley inquires about collections shortfall in Bledsoe Circuit Court

A letter written to Bledsoe County Circuit Court Clerk Michael Walker from County Mayor Gregg Ridley late last month asks Walker to take necessary steps to contract with a collection agency to recuperate uncollected fines and court costs. Walker responded, stating circumstances are out of his control concerning collections. “I ask again that you take…

Fall Creek Falls Inn construction to resume

After being halted due to a $11 million budget overage, the State of Tennessee will begin rebuilding the Fall Creek Falls State Park Inn and Conference Center later this month, according to Department of General Services Communications Director David Roberson. Roberson said the state issued a notice to their contractor, Bell Construction, to proceed with…

Residents give opinion on privatizing emergency services

In a special called meeting of the Bledsoe County Commission in which Puckett EMS was set to give a presentation about privatizing local emergency services— the company did not present any proposals to the commission, after being asked not to speak by County Mayor Gregg Ridley. Rather, county officials heard from several local residents about…

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    Sep-07-19

    Lusk Volunteer Fire Department is selling BBQ plates with fixings for $8.00 on September 7th from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Lusk Community Center. Proceeds go towards purchasing new equipment needed for the volunteer firemen. For more information or to make a donation contact Bobby Johnson 423/554-3934 or 486-4973, or Eric Rigsby 423/509-5922. B35S36

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    Sep-08-19

    On September 8, a reunion is being held at Hale Cemetery, also known as Beaver Hill Cemetery, at 1:00 p.m. For information or to donate contact Lois Smith, 2086 Cove Hill Road, Pikeville, TN 37367 or mail to Hale Cemetery Fund, c/o First Farmers and Commercial Bank, PO Box 488, Pikeville, TN 37367. B35BS36

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    Sep-13-19

    Paws and Claws Animal Shelter monthly meeting will be Thursday Sept 13th at the Bledsoe Telephone Co-op Meeting Room. The meeting room is located on Cumberland Ave in Pikeville. Our meetings start at 6:00pm. Everyone is invited to attend. Please come by, meet us and maybe help us build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.

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    Sep-21-19

    The Pendergrass family reunion is being held at the home of Greg and Brenda Anderson on Saturday, September 21. Please bring a covered dish and join them for the meal beginning at noon. Drinks and paper products will be provided.BT38

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    Sep-21-19

    The Bledsoe County High School Class of 1989 is planning its 30 year class reunion. The reunion is being held on Saturday, September 21, at the Pikeville Municipal Building. It will start at 5:00 p.m. with the City of Pikeville Fire Department catering the dinner. The cost per person is $20. The deadline for reservations is September 1. Mail your check to Conda Oestreich Hysell, 7179 New Harmony Road, Pikeville, TN 37367. Make checks out to BCHS Class of 1989. BT34S35

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    Sep-24-19-Oct-03-19

    A Hunter Education Class is being held September 24, September 26, October 1, and October 3 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Rigsby Elementary. A Field Day is being held October 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m. A Hunter Education certification is required for anyone born after January 1, 1969 who wishes to hunt in Tennessee. Students must be at least nine years old at the start of the class to be eligible to participate. Attendance is required on all dates in order to be certified. Online registration at tn.gov.twra is preferred, but if student has no internet access he/she may enroll at the first session. Students must have their current address and their social security number to enroll. For more information call Leon Hitchcox, the primary instructor, at 423-447-7678. B38S39

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    Sep-28-19

    The Bledsoe County GOP is holding its monthly meeting on Saturday, September 28 at Griffith Volunteer Fire Department, 5619 Griffith Road, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Special speaker is the Honorable Justin Angel, Circuit Court Judge for the 12th Judicial District. He is speaking on the United States Constitution. All Bledsoe County Constitutional Conservatives are encouraged to come and enjoy pizza and fellowship with fellow Republicans. Drinks are provided. Please bring a dessert.B38-39S29

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