Clela Bain Wingo

Posted by | December 13, 2017 12:29 pm

Clela Bain Wingo, 95, passed away Dec. 12, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Wingo was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Walling to John K. Bain and Maebelle Jared Bain.

She was a member of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, in Walling. Mrs. Wingo was involved in the Eastern Star, both in Chattanooga and Sparta, and was a past worthy matron of the OES North Chattanooga Chapter and Sparta 440. She belonged to the Stitch Share and Show Quilt Club, of Sparta.

Mrs. Wingo worked as a professional dining room server for 40 years for the Southern Restaurant, the Dinner Party, and the Holiday Inn.

She loved … Read More


Classified Sales Representative

Posted by | December 13, 2017 6:32 am

Looking for energetic individual who wants to work in a fast-paced and friendly environment as a full time Classified Sales Representative.

Duties:

  • Front desk receptionist
  • Classified sales
  • Classified layout and design

Skills desired:

  • Detailed oriented
  • Proficient with computers/software

Pay:

$10 per hour, plus commission

Benefits:

  • Health and dental insurance available
  • Sick and personal days
  • Vacation days

Apply by email only to: kim@spartalive.com


Kittie C. Garrett

Posted by | December 13, 2017 5:46 am

Kittie C. Garrett, 79, passed away Nov. 27, 2017, at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, in Nashville.

She was born July 1, 1938.

Survivors include her stepdaughter, Patsy Austin and husband Sam, of Anderson, South Carolina; stepson, Jerry Garrett, of Hong Kong; Christie Garrett, of Los Gatos, California; sisters, Virginia Beck, of Dallas, Georgia; Patricia Butler and husband Dan, of Sparta, Sharon Colburn, of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Matthew and Janet Austin, of Easley, South Carolina, Marcus and Samantha Austin, of Concord, North Carolina, Rebecca and Dan Crosby, of Central, South Carolina, Blake Garrett, of Austin, Texas, Megan Garrett, of Los Gatos, California; six great-grandchildren; four dear friends, Dot Bolles, … Read More


Clela Bain Wingo

Posted by | December 13, 2017 5:25 am

Clela Bain Wingo, 95, of Walling passed away Dec. 12, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Cassandra Ann Saylors Schnabel

Posted by | December 12, 2017 2:43 pm

Cassandra Ann Saylors Schnabel, 73, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 9, 2017, at Mabry Health Care, in Gainesboro.

Ms. Schnabel was born April 2, 1944, in White County, to Hubert Saylors and Payla Brown Saylors.

She lived in Colorado, California, Michigan, and Tennessee during her life. Her professional career included serving as a licensed practical nurse at both White County and Cookeville hospitals, in obstetrics.

The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at Mabry Health Care Center, in Gainesboro. Their care and concern for her for many years is much appreciated, and for that we are thankful.

She is survived by numerous cousins.

Graveside service … Read More


Angelia “Angie” Renee Evans

Posted by | December 12, 2017 1:14 pm

Angelia “Angie” Renee Evans, 64, passed away Dec. 10, 2017.

Ms. Evans was born Feb. 23, 1953, in Sparta, to A.C. Cummings and Arcanna Stewart Evans.

She was well liked by everyone and could always make you laugh. She was a member of the 1971 girls’ basketball team where she was named Miss Basketball. Ms. Evans was also an avid Cleveland Cavaliers fan. She worked many years at the YMCA and Wagner Electric. She was also a Junior Pro basketball coach. She was baptized into The Church of Christ, on July 12, 1966.

Ms. Evans was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Arcola Stewart, Irene Cummings; brother, Avery … Read More


Toledo Byrd

Posted by | December 12, 2017 1:05 pm

Toledo Byrd, 61, of Dowelltown, passed away Dec. 9, 2017, at her residence.

She was born Jan.10, 1956, to Melvin Edward Byrd and Gladys Alberta Adamson Byrd.

Ms. Byrd was a Pentecostal and worked as a switchboard operator with the Veterans Administration.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Dean Yaney, Vetrice Cook; one brother, Clay Byrd; two brothers-in-law, Marvin Yaney, Billy Cook Sr.; and one sister-in-law, Linda Byrd.

Survivors include three children, Melvin (Shelia) McCloud, of McMinnville, Todd McCloud, of Smithville, Tolesha Suggs, of Sparta; seven grandchildren, Brett Earls, Tyler, Logan and Lexi McCloud, Conner, Cadance and Jieseyn “Jiebo” Suggs; two great-grandchildren, Addyson and … Read More


Rosalita Ancar Haston

Posted by | December 12, 2017 12:58 pm

Rosalita Ancar Haston, 72, passed away with family by her side, at home, on Dec. 9, 2017.

Mrs. Haston was born Nov. 29, 1945, to John Ancar and Regina Phillips Ancar, in the family home, on Grand Bayou, Louisiana.

She served as a mighty Sunday School teacher and laid a firm foundation within the hearts of many children. Mrs. Ancar was also a powerful prayer warrior at which she tithed her time to the Lord. In addition, she was a talented accordion player. She loved her family with all her might.

Mrs. Haston is survived by her husband of 26 years, David Rhoton Haston; stepchildren, Hope (Ian) James, … Read More


Lost dog: Answers to “Dorky”

Posted by | December 12, 2017 9:45 am

Lost dog – His name is Dorky, and he is very friendly. He was lost on Highway 111, Old Kentucky Rd. He is a Dachshund-Yorkie mix. He’s a little over a year old. Call (931) 644-9676, and ask for Melissa Deweese. A $100 reward is offered.


Classified Sales Representative

Posted by | December 12, 2017 8:38 am

Looking for energetic individual who wants to work in a fast-paced and friendly environment as a full time Classified Sales Representative.

Duties:

  • Front desk receptionist
  • Classified sales
  • Classified layout and design

Skills desired:

  • Detailed oriented
  • Proficient with computers/software

Pay:

$10 per hour, plus commission

Benefits:

  • Health and dental insurance available
  • Sick and personal days
  • Vacation days

Apply by email only to: kim@spartalive.com




106.9 Kicks Country listeners raise more than $4,500 for U.C. seniors

Posted by | December 11, 2017 2:27 pm

Local senior citizens will receive more than $4,500 in food baskets thanks to the generosity of local neighbors Friday.

106-9 Kicks Country and Lite Rock 95.9 partnered with Golden Corral of Cookeville for the Golden Circle Of Giving Breakfast. Thanks to Golden Corral, every cent of the $10 donation went to purchase food items for seniors through the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability.

Sam’s Club of Cookeville matched the first $1,500 in donations from Friday’s breakfast.

The money goes to make and deliver food baskets with Christmas treats and other staples, such as ham, fruit, crackers and stamps, to senior citizens in the Upper Cumberland. … Read More


James Eugene Hill

Posted by | December 11, 2017 2:06 pm

James Eugene Hill, 77, of Cookeville, passed away Dec. 8, 2017, at Alvin C. York Medical Center, in Murfreesboro.

Born June 4, 1940, in Holgate, Ohio, he was the son of William Hill and Rosemary Fitzworth Hill. He was the husband of Rita Sharlene Norris Hill.

Mr. Hill served in the U.S. Navy, was an avid hunter, loved to fish, and enjoyed basketball. He spent his entire career in commercial tire sales and customer networking. A passion of Mr. Hill’s was his love for animals, especially his “puppydoodles.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jonathan and Gary Hill; and sister, Kathleen Scott.

Survivors include his … Read More


Seeking information about stabbing on Eller Ridge Road in Cookeville

Posted by | December 11, 2017 12:58 pm

PUTNAM COUNTY, TN – On Sunday, Dec. 10, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., 27-year-old Jason Montgomery was stabbed at a residence on Eller Ridge Road. Montgomery was involved in a fight with another individual who was visiting at the residence when he was stabbed. He was transported to Cookeville Regional Medical Center by a man who was staying at the residence. Montgomery was later flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, and he is listed in critical condition.

If you or someone you know have any information regarding this ongoing investigation, please contact the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office (931) 528-8484.


Miktarian’s art at Mad Raven

Posted by | December 11, 2017 9:11 am

Paul Miktarian’s folk art originals and prints of fish, houses, wrestlemania, dragonflies, cats, and bugs, along with his book, “Paul’s Art,” will be featured at The Mad Raven, 255 W. Bockman Way, in Sparta, through Saturday, Dec. 16.


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