Bolin to play soccer at Dyersburg State

Destiny Bolin, a soccer standout at Bledsoe County High School, will continue her soccer career at Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) in West Tennessee. She signed with the college on Friday, February 21. “Destiny is an exceptional kid that has not been handed anything, it seems,” DSCC Coach Robert Luttrell. “She does everything with a…

Rogers going to Cumberland University

Bledsoe County High School senior football player Colby Rogers signed to continue his gridiron career at Cumberland University in Lebanon on Wednesday, February 19. Colby said he chose Cumberland because they were close to home and it felt like home too. Colby said he was grateful for his faith, family, coaches, and the Bledsoe community…

Grant applied for to clean up portion of Sequatchie River

Bledsoe County has requested $50,000 in Volkswagen/Conservation Fund grant monies to remove downed trees, refuse, and related debris in the Sequatchie River in hopes of restoring it to allow public access for outdoor recreation and the proposed Sequatchie River Blueway. Letters of support from 23 people were included with the application, submitted on February 14,…

House fire on South Grove Street

A house fire on Tuesday, February 25, around 4:15 p.m. resulted in crews responding to a home billowing thick smoke on South Grove Street. The home was unoccupied, according to Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Dylan Hankins. Hankins added the home was a total loss. For more, see the February 27 issue of The…

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January
  • 18

    Clothes Closet open

    All day
    Jan-18-20

    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

  • 21

    Free gentle yoga at Senior Center

    All day
    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

  • 30

    New events at Fall Creek Falls

    All day
    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.