Drivers urged to be aware of possible black ice

Black ice, a transparent coating of ice displaying the color of the surface below, is a threat tonight, said Sequatchie County Emergency Management Director Winfred Smith. He encouraged drivers to slow down and stay off the road if possible. Rain throughout the day could freeze with the temperature dropping, Smith added.

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District 7AA Tournament games for tonight postponed

All Thursday, February 20 District 7AA basketball games will be postponed until tomorrow night due to weather conditions. The new schedule will be as follows: Friday, February 21 – Boys Semifinals 6:00 p.m. Grundy County vs Bledsoe County 7:30 p.m. Sequatchie County vs Cumberland County Saturday, February 22 – Girls Consolation and Finals 6:00 p.m.…

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Kilgore helps design orthopedic spine

Students from Tennessee Technological University (TTU), including SCHS graduate Shelby Kilgore, used their knowledge and skills to help a child coping with cerebral palsy. The project was part of the Early Intervention and Mechanical Engineering (EIME) program at TTU, which pairs engineering students with families of children with special needs. “It was just truly an…

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Rogers youngest winner at King of Hammers

Traveling across the country competing in a thrilling motor sport, Sequatchie County High School senior Stephen Rogers had one his best finishes yet earlier this month. A professional rock bouncer, Rogers placed first in the EFI Holley Shootout at the King of Hammers in California and at age 17, is the youngest winner of the…

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March
  • 09

    Boy Scouts having fundraising breakfast

    All day
    Mar-09-19

    Boy Scout Troop 33 will host a fundraising breakfast on Saturday, March 9 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church to raise funds for summer camp. The menu includes scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and choice of juice, coffee or milk. Cost is $6 per person. Eggs to order are $1 extra.2T9-10S10

  • 09

    Propagation Class planned for March 9

    All day
    Mar-09-19

    The Sequatchie Valley Master Gardeners and UT Extension will be hosting a Propagation Class on Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church, 1958 Main Street. Carol Mathews, an accomplished master gardener, speaker, and leader for the Hamilton County Master Gardeners, and has presented numerous classes in the Chattanooga area, the Master Gardeners state convention and the Master Gardeners international convention, will be sharing her expertise and passion for propagation. The class is open to the public. Contact the Extension office at 423-949-2611 to reserve an information packet for the program.

  • 12

    Pond management planned

    All day
    Mar-12-19

    On March 12, 2019, a Bledsoe and Sequatchie County Pond Management Field Day is being held at Perry Swafford’s Farm, near 6868 Lower East Valley Road in Pikeville (0.4 miles north of College Station Road). Aquatic weed management, fish sampling demonstration and stocking rates, pond sealing options and conservation programs are the topics to be discussed. A meal will be provided and door prizes given at this free event. For more information or to make reservations, call the UT Extension Bledsoe County office at (423) 447-2451. Commercial Pesticide Applicator points are available for those who attend. BT45S46

  • 14

    Meeting at Lewis Chapel Community Center

    All day
    Mar-14-19

    The regular monthly meeting of the Lewis Chapel Community Center will be held Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Everyone is welcome. T10S11

  • 14

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    Mar-14-19

    The Paws and Claws Animal Shelter monthly meeting will be held Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Telephone Co-op meeting room, located on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Everyone is invited to attend.BT10S11

  • 15

    Band Clinic this week

    All day
    Mar-15-19-Mar-16-19

    The first Sequatchie Valley Small Band Clinic will be held Friday and Saturday, March 15-16 at Sequatchie County Middle School for bands from Bledsoe, Whitwell, South Pittsburg and Sequatchie. Registration and orientation begin Friday at 4:00 p.m., followed by rehearsals with clinicians at 5:00, pizza at 7:00, a concert by TTU Tuba Ensemble at 8:00, and dismissal at 9:00. Saturday’s schedule is rehearsal at 9:00 a.m., lunch at noon, rehearsals from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., dinner at 4:00, final rehearsal at 5:00, and a concert in the high school auditorium at 7:00. Admission is free to both concerts. BT11