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‚Äôs 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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    On Saturday, January 18, Winesap Free Will Baptist Church will open its clothes closet from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The clothes closet will be open every fi rst and third Saturday of each month until further notice. Anyone needing clothes or who knows someone who does can come by at this time. The church will have nice clothes for work, play and dress of all sizes at no charge. The church is located on Lantana Road (Hwy. 101) at the Bledsoe-Cumberland county line. For information call Betty White at (423) 881-3032 or Verna Dyer at (931) 260-4582. B3

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    Jan-21-20

    Come enjoy a free gentle yoga class at the Bledsoe County Senior Center on Frazier Street in Pikeville. Susan Wolfson is the instructor for the classes being held each Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30 a.m. beginning January 21. This is a chair exercise program for anyone whose physical activity is limited due to age, disability, recovery from substance abuse or any chronic conditions. The emphasis of the program is proper breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques. For more information contact JoAnn Britt at 447-6111.B3S4

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    Jan-30-20

    Fall Creek Falls State Park announces its new traditional arts event series called the Mountaineer Folk Art Project! The project incorporates the Mountaineer Folk Festival and Christmas on the Mountain, and features a series of traditional arts classes provided at low cost to the public with support and funding from the Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park and the Tennessee Arts Commission. Inaugural year classes begin in February and focus on fiber arts; including Introductory Spinning, Basic Knitting, Wet Felting, and Needle Felting. Register online for classes at https://tnstateparks.com/parks/fall-creek-falls. Click the upcoming events tab and select the class that interests you. For more information, contact the Betty Dunn Nature Center at 423-881-5708.

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