Bledsoe County Fair features rodeo and more

The 101st Bledsoe County Fair is going to be held August 13-15, although with certain restrictions as recommended by the Tennessee Association of Fairs (TAF) and Governor Bill Lee due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Because of social distancing regulations, the Fair will be scaled back, but just as fun and memorable,” Board members said in…

School-specific reopening plans, plus virtual learning application period extended

The Bledsoe County Board of Education approved a plan to reopen schools beginning on August 25 during its meeting on Monday, August 10. In the meeting some, but not all details, of the reopening plan were discussed. The details discussed publicly at Monday’s meeting are in this week’s issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, and will be…

Ben Farmer elected to School Board

Results of the AUGUST 6, 2020, Bledsoe County General Election and State/Federal Primaries are below. Note, these are BLEDSOE COUNTY RESULTS ONLY, and do not necessarily represent the state winner. These results have not yet been certified. More details on the vote will be in the AUGUST 13 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner. ELECTION RESULTS  [BOLD…

Pikeville man indicted for child rape, arrested in Florida

A 64-year-old Pikeville man was indicted last week by the Bledsoe County Grand Jury on a charge of child rape, according to court documents. Bruce Michael Maddox was arrested in Titusville, Florida on the charge of Child Rape, according to Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department Investigator George Hodge. Hodge said Maddox is set to be extradited back…

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