Nancy Trobaugh Stanford

Posted by | September 24, 2016 8:33 am

Nancy Trobaugh Stanford, of Murfreesboro, passed away peacefully at her residence, on Sept. 22, 2016.

Mrs. Stanford was born in Sparta to Pruitte Trobaugh and Lona Chaffin Trobaugh.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Stanford; and sister, Joann Passons.

Mrs. Stanford graduated from White County High School and received her bachelor and master’s from MTSU, in education. She was the media specialist at Bellwood    Elementary School for 29 years and enjoyed sharing her love of books. Her love of reading was passed down to her daughter and granddaughter. She was a member of North Boulevard Church of Christ.

Survivors include her daughter, Maureen … Read More


Warriors win 55-21

Posted by | September 23, 2016 9:27 pm

The White County High School Warriors, behind four touchdowns from Chris Richmond, notched a 55-21 homecoming win over Cumberland Coubty.


Richmond scores again

Posted by | September 23, 2016 8:45 pm

A 3-yard plunge by Chris Richmond pushes the lead to 35-14 with 1:19 remaining in the third quarter.




Jets come back to tie

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:45 pm

Cumberland answers with a scoring drive and ties the score wirh just under four minutes left in the half.


Shockey gives Warriors lead

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:32 pm

Jake Shockey returns a Jet punt 59 yards to the end zone.  Andrew Cantrell’s extra punt puts WCHS up 14-7 at the 8:19 mark of second quarter.


Richmond ties the score

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:26 pm

Chris Richmond’s nine-yard run at the 10:45 mark of the second quarter ties the game at 7 in the WCHS football homecoming contest against Cumberland County.  The Jets scored on a 10-yard pass in the first quarter.


Conservative Republicans meeting

Posted by | September 23, 2016 1:42 pm

White County Conservative Republicans will hold it regular monthly meeting, at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, on the third floor of White County Courthouse. Paul Sherrell, candidate for state representative for the 43rd District (Grundy, Warren and White) of Tennessee on the Republican ballot will be the guest.


CRMC board recognizes Dr. Nolan

Posted by | September 23, 2016 1:37 pm

L-R: Paul Korth, CRMC CEO; Dr. Bob Bell, chairman, CRMC Board of Trustees; Dr. Jason Nolan, past chairman, CRMC Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees at Cookeville Regional Medical Center recognized outgoing chairman Dr. Jason Nolan for serving his one-year term as chairman of the CRMC Board of Trustees. Dr. Nolan has one year remaining in his seven-year term as a hospital board member and will serve as past chairman. Board member Dr. Bob Bell will serve as chairman of the hospital Board of Trustees for the coming year.



Free Medicare help is available

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:30 am

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2017 begins October 15. For those who are eligible to sign up for Medicare or have questions about making changes to their Medicare health plans and/or Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, free, un-biased Medicare information and counseling is available through the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability.

Open enrollment for the coming year runs from Oct. 15-Dec. 7. During this time, currently enrolled Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their plans. The staff at UCAAAD, a division of Upper Cumberland Development District, and volunteers are trained to provide free, unbiased counseling and advice for those seeking assistance with making changes to … Read More


Feast of Trumpets and Yom Kippur

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:25 am

Come join us for the Feast of Trumpets and Yom Kippur church services. Teachings by Restoration Ministries.

Location: Yeshua’s Sabbath Church, 4199 Roberts-Matthews Highway, in Sparta

Times: 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2; 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12

For more information contact Dr Larry Pratt at (931) 314-7214


Retired teachers visit historic Rugby

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:20 am

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, a group of White County retired teachers enjoyed a trip to historic Rugby. This trip was a birthday celebration of the beginning of the White County Retired Teachers Association. Those attending were (L-R) Susan Lafever, Janey Ruth Price, Gary Sparkman, Isabelle Kentner, Kay Barlow, Sue Savage, Mable Moore and Barbara Sorrell.


Happy birthday

Posted by | September 23, 2016 7:16 am

Bethanie Rae-Lynn says Happy Birthday to a one-in-a-million daddy (Dean Webb). Hope you have a wonderful day. I love you more than the moon and the stars. I don’t know what it means to be confused and sad, ‘coz you are so are so very brilliant, my dearest Dad. You somehow have a solution for every little problem, You manage to get your way even without throwing any tantrums. You taught me how to distinguish between right and wrong, You made me into the person I am and made me so strong. You are the wisest, yet the sweetest man, I have ever met, You are someone, Daddy, … Read More


O.C. Brown

Posted by | September 23, 2016 6:38 am

O.C. Brown, 85, of Cookeville, formerly of Sparta, passed away Sept. 21, 2016, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.

Mr. Brown was born Feb. 5, 1931, in Hardin County, to Lucas Brown and Bessie Crotts Brown.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Brown attended the River Community Church, and he formerly served as the White County assistant tax assessor.

He was well known for his musical abilities. He played bass guitar for numerous bands over the past several years. Most recently, he played with the Cumberland Country Band. He loved to make people smile and never met a stranger.

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; … Read More


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