Short course on beekeeping


The Blount County Beekeepers Association will hold its annual two-night short course on beginning beekeeping on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 8-9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening at the Blount County Library. The workshop is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in learning more about bees and beekeeping — even if you’reContinue reading “Short course on beekeeping”

Kent Williams to speak at January meeting


By Charlie Parton We are privileged to have Kent Williams with us as guest speaker for the January meeting of Blount County Beekeepers. Kent is President of the Lake Barkley Beekeepers in Wingo Ky., past president of Eastern Apiculture Society (EAS), a EAS master beekeeper and a frequent speaker at EAS, Heartland Beekeepers Society (HAS)Continue reading “Kent Williams to speak at January meeting”

O’Dells featured in Daily Times article


Coley and Judy O’Dell are the subject of an article in the Maryville Daily Times this week. The article focuses on the things Judy can do with beeswax. Here’s part of what the article says: If you think beekeeping only produces honey, Judy O’Dell has news for you. She offers a wide variety of productsContinue reading “O’Dells featured in Daily Times article”

BCBA Christmas dinner


The Blount County Beekeepers Association annual Christmas Dinner will be Monday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2349 Mentor Road, Louisville. The ladies of the church are preparing a meal which includes beverages and dessert. The cost is $14 per person (prepaid please), and seating is limited, so please call DaleContinue reading “BCBA Christmas dinner”