Bledsoe County’s child wellbeing ranks 77th in state

January 27, 2021

Bledsoe County ranks in the lowest quarter of Tennessee counties on child wellbeing, according to a report by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (TCCY). Data from 38 categories analyzed by TCCY ranked Bledsoe 77th out of 95 Tennessee counties. The report notes the county’s biggest challenges include over a third of its children…

Nursing Home resident is latest COVID-19 death

January 27, 2021

The Tennessee Department of Health reported the first COVID-19 patient death for Bledsoe County Nursing Home (BCNH) last week. BCNH Infection Preventionist Vicki Sweatt Boynton confirmed one patient had passed while diagnosed with COVID-19. A total of five residents tested positive after the first case was discovered at the facility on December 31, but only…

Tracey Cagle appointed to serve as Bledsoe County Trustee

January 19, 2021

The Bledsoe County Commission re-appointed Tracey Cagle to serve as Bledsoe County Trustee until the 2022 election—after the winner of the November election declined to take the office late last year due to health concerns.  She was first appointed to the office by the commission last fall to serve as interim Trustee until the November…

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    The Bledsoe County Democrat Party is holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pikeville Farmers Market pavilion to discuss business matters. Please bring a chair to sit in. Social distancing will be practiced and those attending are asked to wear a mask. All Democrats are urged to attend.

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    CANCELLED: Fall Creek Falls Fire Department is serving a country breakfast on Saturday, October 24 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the fire hall, 24897 SR 30 west of Pikeville. On the menu are biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash brown potatoes, bacon, sausage, country ham, fired bologna, fruit, orange juice, coffee and milk. Plates are $7 each with children 10 and under eating free.


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