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Ag-Science Barn to help build future farmers

Farming being an intricate part of life in Bledsoe County, the Bledsoe County School System is working to provide a facility to equip and encourage future farmers. Bids were awarded last week during the Board of Education meeting for an Agri-Science Barn and barnyard area at the high school. For more see the March 14…

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Four Reward Schools – Exemplary District accolades given by TDOE

Bledsoe County Middle School students cheered with excitement as they learned their school had been named a Reward School after being third from the bottom in the state of Tennessee one year ago. Not only did that school turn around and earn the status but so did three other schools in Bledsoe County. Additionally, the…

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Fifth graders to tour State Capitol and points of interest

Plans are being made for fifth grade students from Cecil B. Rigsby and Pikeville Elementary schools to take a guided tour of the State Capitol with Laura Travis, wife of State Representative Ron Travis. Not only will the students tour the capitol, but they will also have the opportunity to tour the Department of Agriculture,…

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Angel appointed Pikeville Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief

Garrett Angel was officially named Chief of the Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department by the Pikeville Mayor and Aldermen during their meeting Monday evening, February 12. Prior to the city meeting, member of the fire department had selected Angel as their choice in leadership. For more see the February 15 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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