Warriors lead at the half

Posted by | November 20, 2018 8:25 pm

The Warriors lead the DeKalb County Tigers 37-17 at the half. The Warriors were led in scoring by Masyn Winningham, who finished the quarter with 8 points.

Warriorettes move to 4-0 on the season

Posted by | November 20, 2018 7:31 pm

the Warriorettes move to 4-0 on the season with their win over the DeKalb County Lady Tigers by a final score of 63-58. The Warriorettes were led by Kendreah Reeves who finished the game with 22 points. Gracie Dodgen chipped in 16 points.

Warriorettes use a strong second quarter to take the lead

Posted by | November 20, 2018 6:40 pm

After going 2 for 17 in the first quarter, the Warriorettes would get hot in the second quarter and go 9 for 12 from the floor and lead the Lady Tigers 33-27 at the half. Alaina Stiles and Gracie Dodgen lead the Warriorettes with 9 points each in the first half.

Mark Frasier named new WCHS Football Coach

Posted by | November 20, 2018 12:19 pm

White County High School principal, Grant Swallows, has announced the new White County High School Warrior football head coach. Mark Frasier will replace Jerry Lowery at the helm of the program. Frasier was the head football coach at White County Middle School last season and led the Warriors to a 5-4 record and their first CTC Bowl appearance since 2014.

White County football makes a move to non-region

Posted by | November 20, 2018 9:24 am

 Every two years, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association takes a look at the district/region alignments for sports starting in the next school year.

The TSSAA will make changes to regions/districts if school enrollments have increased or dropped or if another school wants to move out of a region they are currently in.

On Nov. 15, 2018, the TSSAA had their annual meeting to make their changes to the 2019-20 seasons. One of the changes that the TSSAA granted was to give the WCHS Warrior football team a chance to reboot its struggling football program. The TSSAA’s Board of Control approved a request made by Principal Grant Swallows … Read More

Blood Drive

Posted by | November 20, 2018 7:52 am

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Who: Blood Assurance

What: Blood drive

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta

Contact: (931) 239-9411

Eastland breakfast

Posted by | November 20, 2018 7:49 am

Saturday, Dec. 1

Who: Eastland Volunteer Fire Department

What: Breakfast (scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, gravy and biscuits, pancakes on request) $7 adults, $3 children 12 and under)

When: 6-10 a.m.

Where: Fire hall, 221 Eastland Cemetery Rd.

Contact: (931) 935-8200 for deliveries

Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Posted by | November 20, 2018 7:45 am

Thursday, Nov. 22

Who: East Sparta Church of God

What: Community Thanksgiving Celebration (deep fried turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, coffee, bottled water, sweet/unsweet tea)

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Church, 515 Bockman Way, in the fellowship hall

Stanton Allen Tubb

Posted by | November 20, 2018 6:18 am

Stanton Allen Tubb, 74, of Rock Island, passed away Nov. 17, 2018, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, in Murfreesboro.

The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 21, 2018, at Central Church of Christ.

A private funeral will be held.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Baker Goff

Posted by | November 20, 2018 6:15 am

Bobby Baker Goff, 89, passed away Nov. 16, 2018, at Northshore Heights Assisted Living, in Knoxville.

Mr. Goff was born May 15, 1929, in Sparta.

He served in the U.S. Army as a cryptographer during the Korean Conflict where he was stationed on Eniwetok during Operation Ivy and the testing of the H-bomb. He served as teacher/principal of three schools, in White County. In Knox County, he served as principal of Mt. Olive Elementary School for 15 years, principal of Doyle Middle for three years, and coordinator/director of middle schools for 18 years. He retired, in 1993, after 43 years in Tennessee Education.

After retirement from Knox County, … Read More

Leslie Arnold Cole

Posted by | November 20, 2018 5:43 am

Leslie Arnold Cole, 84, of Cookeville, passed from this life Nov. 15, 2018, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mr. Cole was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Sparta, the son of Cecil Cole and Maude Stoglin Cole.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a member of Willow Avenue Church of Christ. He loved work, building homes, and fishing. He retired from Fleetguard, and everyone who worked with him lovingly knew him as “Moose.”

Mr. Cole was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gregory Kent Cole; and numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Ruby … Read More

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