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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    Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fund raising super on Saturday, February 22 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. You have a choice of meatloaf or pinto beans and cornbread plus sides, dessert and drink. You can dine in or carry-out. All proceeds benefit the fire department located at 87 Municipal Drive in Pikeville (adjacent to the new City Hall facility). Call (423) 447-6222 for more information.