Monthly Archives: April 2002

WCHS splits games in Highland Rim Invitational

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Rain halts weekend sports

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Breast Cancer Survivors Dinner celebrates life

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

The first annual White County Breast Cancer Survivors Scholarship Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m., April 18, 2002 at the White County Agricultural Complex according to Melinda Williams, co-chairman of the event
Tickets are now available for the dinner. Cost is $10 per person. Survivors’ meals will be complimentary. Tickets are available at the The Expositor, West Bockman Way (836-3284); Staffing Solutions, 605 North Spring Street (836-6376) and Preferred Logistics, 630 Vista Drive (738-7981). Everyone is encouraged to purchase advance tickets to be purchased because of catering.
Breast cancer survivors are requested to contact Sequoia Castolenla at 931/836-6376 to pick up complimentary tickets and to register for … Read More


Cancer concerns tops agenda at health council meeting

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
With concerns about the growing rates of cancer in this area, White County Health Council members have been attempting to get answers to their questions. On Tuesday, Dr. Toni Bounds, program director for the Tennessee Cancer Registry, spoke at the health council meeting and addressed the concerns of the group.
According to Bounds, cancer registries collect data about the occurrences of cancer, the types of cancer that occur, the body site location, the extent of disease at the time of diagnosis, the kinds of treatment received by cancer patients and the outcome of treatment and clinical management. Cancer data are reported to a central statewide … Read More


Stolen vehicle burned on Mackie Road

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Dawn Bailey
A stolen vehicle was discovered burning on Mackie Road off of Golden Mountain Road, on Wednesday. Local law enforcement and firemen were dispatched to the vehicle fire at approximately 4 a.m. The vehicle was totally destroyed.
The Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. had nine firemen on the scene along with two fire trucks. Chief Lew Betterton said the vehicle was already burned when they arrived.
The White County Sheriff’s Dept. was also on the scene. According to White County Sheriff Guy Goff, the incident is under investigation.
– Drug scene brought FBI and CID
Drug charges were brought against Daryl Hoyte Leonard, 48, of Sparta, after … Read More


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