Monthly Archives: September 2007

Lowery starts at quarterback for TTU at Martin

Posted on September 28, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


‘No smoking’ effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 28, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
The new law prohibiting smoking in public places that becomes effective Oct. 1 will carry some penalties and fines for employers who fail comply and also for the individuals who refuse to obey the regulations.
Snuff out those cigarettes and prepare to walk outside to take a puff beginning Monday. And, for those who have previously ignored
“no smoking” signs, prepare to comply with the law. Penalties will now be attached to those who fail to adhere to the restrictions. Smoking will be prohibited in all enclosed public places, including places of employment.
Who is responsible for the enforcement of the new law? Tennessee Department … Read More


Pride at stake when Warriors and Jets tangle

Posted on September 28, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Explosives found in dumpster

Posted on September 28, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jody Sliger
Encased only in a cardboard box, explosive devices and detonators were brought to Sparta Police Department after they were discovered inside a dumpster on Bon Air Mountain.
“They were something like you would use for military training,” said Police Chief Jeff Guth.
The Tennessee Bomb and Arson Squad and special operations from Tennessee Highway Patrol were called in to help in the investigation.
More of the explosives had reportedly been removed by another person and taken to a residence in White County. According to Guth, the White County Sheriff Department and the special investigators went to the home and removed the items.
“They [the explosives and … Read More


WCCH gears up for Taste of Home Cooking School

Posted on September 28, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Renee Bouldin
Valerie Guimaraes, marketing director for White County Community Hospital, has been preparing for the Taste of Home Cooking School for several months.
Hospital employees are anxiously waiting for the big day. Numerous people have been involved in the preparations.
“[There are] too many to name,” said Guimaraes.
“White County Community Hospital is 100 percent behind the Taste of Home Cooking School.”
WCCH will have a booth available for the public to visit at the show.
“[We have been] gathering information from different departments and doctors to have available for attendees,” stated Guimaraes.
Dr. Jeffery Loveland will be manning the booth. Loveland is a podiatrist and is … Read More


Lois Lee Turney

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Lois Lee Turney, 62, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 21, 2007.
Turney was born March 30, 1945, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Sterling and Jean Livernash Kuykendall.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis Turney, of Sparta; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Nick Baca, of Watervliet, Mich., Tracy and Joe Montoya, of Coloma, Mich.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Connie Turney, of Sparta, Darrell and Susan Turney, of Woodbury; his mother, Jean Kuykendall, of Sparta; one sister, Rena Sikes and her husband Don, of Kansas City, of Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
Services were 2 p.m., Sept. 23, 2007, at Central Church of Christ with burial at … Read More


Viola W. Hudson/Glenzer

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Viola W. ‘Vicki’ Hudson/Glenzer, 65, of Alaska, passed away Sept. 20, 2007.
Hudson/Glenzer was born May 3, 1942, in White County, to Robert and Daphna Bumbalough.
Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Captain Hubert Glen Glenzer; children, Lisa Rodgers, Paul Hudson, William Hudson, all of Florida, Rick Glenzer, of Atlanta, Marcia Sweeney, of Memphis, John Glenzer, of Florida; two sisters, Fran Palmer, Bobbye Humphrey, both of Gulfport, Miss.; and 14 grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m., Sept. 28, 2007, at Anchorage Lutheran Church, Alaska, with burial at Anchorage Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maritime Memorial Park, c/o Port of Anchorage, … Read More


Hazel Louise Reece Mason

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Hazel Louise Reece Mason, 80, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 25, 2007.
Mason was born May 23, 1927, to Charlie Jackson Reece and Ida Mae Bowers Reece.
She attended Walling Church of Christ.
Mason was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Thomas Mason; and six siblings, Charles Reece, Robert Reece, Bill Reece, Abe Reece, Effie Hutchings and Ethel Clark.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Gwanna Mason; one brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Ella Mae Reece; one granddaughter, Stormie Norris and her husband Scott; two great-grandchildren, Josh Mason, Santanna Norris, all of Walling; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 1 p.m., … Read More


Mark Cheaney

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Mark T. Cheaney, Mountain Echo editor, passed away in Iron County, Sept. 8, 2007 at the age of 54, following his battle with cancer.
Cheaney started his career at The Mountain Echo Newspaper, in November 1990, as a sportswriter and was named editor in January 1993. He had served the paper and the community in this capacity since.
He was a 1971 graduate of Arcadia Valley High School and attended college at Southwest University, in Springfield, and also in Portland, Ore. He was in the U.S. Army three years, serving most of his time in Korea.
In addition to his career at the newspaper, Cheaney published several short … Read More


Huel Aude Anderson

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Huel Aude Anderson, 91, of Doyle, passed away Sept. 25, 2007.
Anderson was born Jan. 16, 1916, in Byrdstown, to William S. and Bam Jones Anderson.
She had been a homemaker.
Anderson was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Leo Anderson, Ed Anderson, Finley Anderson; and two sisters, Maude Amonett and Oma Anderson.
Survivors include one son, Roger Anderson and his wife Barbara, of Doyle; one grandson, Darrell Anderson and wife Barbara, of Sparta; two sisters-in-law, Eunice Anderson, of Byrdstown, Sally Anderson, of Doyle; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m., Sept. 27, 2007, at Hunter Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Bethlehem … Read More


Wynn Heath Milton

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Wynn Heath Milton, 26, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 21, 2007.
Milton was born Sept. 8, 1981, in White County, to Rick and Glenora Winton Milton.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Chance Jordan Milton; and grandfather, Lester Milton.
Survivors include his parents, Rick and Glenora Winton Milton, of Sparta; grandparents, Jewell Milton, of Cookeville, Eleanor Winton, Glen Winton, both of Sparta; aunts and uncles, Shelia and Emit Winton, of Rickman, Jennifer and Greg Winton, of Sparta, Faye Harris, Frankie and Donna Milton, Tony and Cathy Milton, all of Cookeville, Janie and Phil Davis, of Portland, Ore.; one great aunt; and several cousins.
Services were 5:30 … Read More


Daniel ‘Danny’ Lee Fletcher Sr.

Posted on September 27, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Daniel Lee Fletcher Sr., 45, of Orange County California, passed away Sept. 19, 2007.
Fletcher was born Jan. 1, 1962, in White County, to John Leonard Fletcher Sr. and Donna Fletcher.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Frank and Edna Fletcher; one uncle, Kenneth Fletcher; and one brother, Ricky Fletcher.
Survivors include his wife, Jeri L. Fletcher, of California; one son, Daniel Lee Fletcher Jr., of California; one stepson, Jeffery R. Bremer, of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, John L. Fletcher Jr., Victor Fletcher, both of California; one uncle, Wayne Fletcher; and several cousins.
Graveside services will be at noon, Sept. 29, 2007, at Highland … Read More


Lowery steps into action for the Golden Eagles

Posted on September 25, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Warriors end offensive drought in loss at Cleveland

Posted on September 25, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite
Sometimes when a sports team is struggling, the squad takes victories anywhere they can get them whether in the final score or of the moral variety.


Fair president speaks out

Posted on September 25, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
Another successful White County Fair has come and gone, which has prompted the president of the fair association to speak candidly about the functions of the volunteer group and how the money is obtained for providing the community with the annual event.
Paul Bailey, president of White County Fair Association and 11-year member of the board, is adamant about the public having full access to the organization’s financial information. So, he decided the best way to accomplish his goal and reach the largest possible segment of the population was to conduct a question-and-answer interview with The Expositor.
Q: Where does the White County Fair Association … Read More


Grand jury issues indictments

Posted on September 25, 2007 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
The September session of White County Criminal Court was filled with a variety of cases that ranged from leaving the scene of an accident to statutory rape.
Criminal Court Judge Leon Burns presided over the recent proceedings where law enforcement officials were granted their requests for indictments in a multitude of cases. Among those indictments issued were:
•Edward Amos Sweat; rape, incest
•Bryant R. Phillips: statutory rape
•Joe Thomas Luna: aggravated sexual battery (victim under 13 years of age
•Amanda Lee Ryan: theft over $1,000, fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance
•Tammie L. Lisi: theft over $1,000, fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance
•Karen Sue Lack: theft … Read More


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