Area News

Give a Child a Chance Day is next Thursday

Bledsoe County school age children have the opportunity to get free school supplies at the 12th annual Give a Child a Chance Day on Thursday, July 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Bledsoe County High School. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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Mace, taser used on chase suspect

A high speed pursuit between a motorcyclist and Pikeville Police ended in the arrest of Ralph Dickey, 47, and Katherine Bruce, 33, both of Pikeville. They face multiple charges from evading arrest to drug possession. For more, see the July 19 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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Therrell resigns, Frady to lead 2018 BCHS football season

One month before the Bledsoe County High School (BCHS) Warriors football team kicks off their season, Head Coach Dennis Therrell submitted a brief, handwritten resignation letter to BCHS Principal Linda Pickett on Friday, July 13. In the resignation letter, Therrell thanked Principal Pickett for supporting him during his brief time as a teacher and coach,…

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Concert planned on the back porch of historic Dr. James A. Ross House

  The Bledsoe County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting Edgar (Eddy) Allen Lee’s annual concert – sharing his songs and stories on the back porch of the historic Dr. James A. Ross house, behind the Bledsoe County Courthouse in Pikeville on Saturday, July 28. The outdoor concert begins at 6:00 p.m. for this free…

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Local band gaining recognition across country and internationally

Nearly one year after releasing their first album, local band The Cane Creek Tragic is becoming a success and their music is being picked up internationally. The band has had several chances to share their music live too, most recently at Kingdom Come Festival in Indiana. For more, see the July 5 issue of The…

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Rockslide, storm damage close Lee Station Mountain Road

Heavy storms throughout Bledsoe County Thursday, June 28, caused a rockslide on Lee Station Mountain Road, according to Bledsoe County Rescue Squad First Lieutenant Corey Summers. The storms brought rocks and tress onto the roadway, Summers added, and part of the road began washing out. The road is closed until further notice.

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