Warriors fall to Panthers

Posted by | October 24, 2014 11:48 pm

The WCHS football team suffered a 32-7 setback at the hands of Stone Memorial.  The loss drops the Warriors to 3-6 with one game remaining.  WCHS travels to Cookeville for a Halloween matchup with their archrivals.

Stone Memorial answers

Posted by | October 24, 2014 9:03 pm

Stone Memorial finds the end zone again with 6:18 remaining in the contest.  That makes the score 32-7.

Warriors finally find end zone

Posted by | October 24, 2014 8:54 pm

Seth Davis breaks loose for a 34-yard touchdown run with 9:12 left in the game.  Luke Cantrell’s extra point makes the score 26-7.

Stone Memorial increases the lead

Posted by | October 24, 2014 8:35 pm

With the Warriors threatening early in the third quarter, the Panthers intercept a Warrior pass and return it 99 yards for the touchdown.  That increases their lead to 20-0.

Stone adds a second score

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:33 pm

After a three and out for the Warriors, Stone drives siren and score again stretching their lead to 14-0 early in the second quarter.

Stone Memorial takes early lead

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:19 pm

stone takes the opening kick and methodically moves it down the field.  Their touchdown with 3:40 left in the first quarter puts them up 6-0.

Phillip Aldridge family benefit

Posted by | October 24, 2014 12:16 pm

Ole Country Church is having a benefit for the Phillip Aldridge family beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Doyle Community Center. There will be gospel music and great food.  Food will be chili/pintos and cornbread. Featured entertainers will be The Reeds, Nathan Hawkins and The Clap Your Hands Band, and Vickie Brown/Ole Country Church Choir. Lots of baked goods for sale. For more information call (931) 510-9849.



Fall decorations

Posted by | October 24, 2014 12:10 pm

Pam Sanders submitted this picture of her fall decorations. Is your home or lawn decorated for fall? Send your pictures to pamela@spartalive.com to have them featured here on SpartaLive!

Flu clinic

Posted by | October 24, 2014 11:55 am

White County Health Department wants you to “Say Boo to the Flu” at the flu clinic, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at the health department, 135 Walker St., in Sparta. No appointment is necessary. The cost is $30 but may be adjusted according to your income. Also, if you have Medicare, TennCare, or any other insurance, the health department will bill them for the cost of the flu shot. For more information call (931) 836-2201.

Halloween Train Tales today

Posted by | October 24, 2014 10:13 am

Today at 10:30 at the Cookeville Depot Museum, Train Tales will be featuring a Thomas the Train Halloween series, treats, and a spooky craft.  There will be a brown bag lunch concert at 11:30.

Trunk or Treat is tomorrow

Posted by | October 24, 2014 10:06 am

From 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. tomorrow, Cumberland Mountain State Park will be holding Trunk or Treat.  More details to come.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/374334352719767/.

Touring the fire trucks

Posted by | October 24, 2014 10:00 am

North End Volunteer Fire Department firefighters brought two fire trucks to show North Field students the tools and equipment they use in fires.

Spooky Saturday is tomorrow

Posted by | October 24, 2014 10:00 am

Join the White County Library at 10 a.m. tomorrow for the library’s 5th annual Spooky Saturday. There will be a haunted puppet show, a costume parade, trick or treating, and more.  For more information, call Dana at (931) 836-3613.

North End Fire Department gives lesson on fire safety

Posted by | October 24, 2014 9:54 am

As part of Fire Prevention Month, North End Volunteer Fire Department visited students at North Field Elementary School to demonstrate the equipment firefighters use and to teach them about fire safety. The students were most excited about the fire hose!

Dillard Quick chosen as Public Works Director

Posted by | October 24, 2014 9:29 am

After much deliberation and a work session lasting approximately two hours, the city council has chosen Sparta’s Public Works Director.  At last night’s meeting of the Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Dillard Quick was chosen for the position.  To read about the board’s votes and discussion, see Monday’s edition of The Expositor.

‘Miracle Monday’ at shelter saves lives, but adopters still needed

Posted by | October 24, 2014 9:18 am

After what shelter workers are calling “Miracle Monday,” many shelter dogs have been saved from euthanasia this week.  After accepting approximately 20 dogs after the discovery of a hoarding situation, the White County Animal Shelter was dangerously full, making euthanasia a very real possibility … Read More

Traffic crash blocks Crossville Highway

Posted by | October 24, 2014 8:37 am

A two-vehicle collision on Crossville Highway near the scenic overlook has blocked traffic while emergency crews attend to the scene. Tennessee Highway Patrol, Sparta-White County Rescue Squad, White County Sheriff Department and White County Emergency Medical Services are currently at the scene.

Benefit to purchase headstone

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:34 am

There will be benefit/gospel singing at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at ChristPoint Church, 13 Liberty Square, in Sparta, to help purchase a memorial headstone for Curron Lowery. Featured entertainers will be The Community Choir, Regina Coonrod, Tammy Young, Ken Clemons and other singers associated with Curron’s ministry will be participating. For more information contact Cynthia Gist, (931) 239-5504.

Quebeck potluck

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:26 am

Quebeck/Walling Community Club will have a potluck, on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Quebeck Community Center, 375 Quebeck Rd. Please bring a side dish, entrée to share. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m. For more information call (931) 657-1009.

Halloween at Elks Lodge

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:20 am

Elks Lodge 2863 will host a Halloween party beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at the lodge, 4424 Old Kentucky Rd., in Sparta. The band “Soul Fissh” will begin playing at 7 p.m. There will be a $5 donation at the door. You can order from the menu. There will be games during the intermissions and judging of the best costume. Costumes are optional. For information call (931) 858-0930.



Benefit for Kenneth W. Peters

Posted by | October 24, 2014 7:20 am

A benefit for Kenneth W. Peters will be held at the Sparta Civic Center at 4 p.m., Sat., Oct. 25. Music will be provided by Midnight Cry, Bruce Parker and The RavensCroft Church singers. There will be hamburger and hot dog plates, drinks and a bake sale, along with an auction and cake walk. Kenneth (Kenny) has recently been diagnosed with liver failure and is unable to work. Proceeds from the benefit will go toward his treatment and medicines. If you are unable to attend, but would like to donate auction items, food items, or money to help Kenny contact

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Royal City in concert

Posted by | October 23, 2014 3:20 pm

Royal City will be in concert at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Old Bethel Baptist Church, at 498 Bethel Hollow Rd., in Quebeck. Everyone is invited to attend.

Show us your pics!

Posted by | October 23, 2014 2:11 pm

Is your yard or home decorated for fall? We want to see! Send your pics to pamela@spartalive.com and we will share them here at SpartaLive!

White County Animal Shelter open for extended hours this week

Posted by | October 23, 2014 10:02 am

Selma is available for rescue or adoption at the White County Animal Shelter.

Due to the high number of animals currently at the White County Animal Shelter, the shelter will be open for extended hours this week to encourage potential adopters to come out and meet the dogs.  The shelter will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today, tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.  The shelter is also asking for volunteers to stop by and help.  The shelter is located at 5600 Gum Springs Mountain Road in Sparta.  To contact the shelter, call (931) 761-3647.


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