Car drives into Pikeville Post Office, temporarily closed

December 3, 2020

The United States Post Office in Pikeville is temporarily closed after a car drove into the front door and glass on Wednesday evening, December 2.  A sign on the boarded up section of the front glass from management states the office is “temporarily closed” and will be “open soon.” An additional sign advises those with…

BTC Fiber’s float depicts winning theme, Frostbite House of Prayer wins McBay prize

December 2, 2020

The Magic of Christmas rolled through downtown Pikeville in the 24th annual Christmas Parade. This was one of the smallest parade’s in its history, but it was memorable all the same. For more see the December 3 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Pandemic can’t stop true love

December 2, 2020

Nothing can stand in the way of true love…not even a pandemic. A few weeks before the coronavirus caused the closing of nursing home facilities across the nation, Alice Hale became a resident of Bledsoe County Nursing Home. She and her husband, Herbert “Herb” had never been apart during their 75 years of marriage. For…

Students explore Sequatchie River, test water quality

December 2, 2020

by Chloe McHone, Jasmine Reed and Payton Warren  BCHS environmental science class Students in Environmental Science at Bledsoe County High School, taught by Mrs. Bridgett Loyd, went on a trip to the Sequatchie River and tested water quality at different points. In light of the recent pandemic, precautions were taken such as hand sanitizer, masks…

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  • 06

    Monthly meeting of Bledsoe County Democrats

    All day

    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.

  • 24

    CANCELLED: FCF Fire Department country breakfast

    All day

    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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