Monthly Archives: November 2008

Caring for White County

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

New PA. Dr. Mollie Dodson, MD (far left) and Kassie Barnes, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (far right) welcome Physician Assistant Wally Stover, who has many years of experience, to the practice.

Name of business:
TLC Family Care
411 Sewell Road
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone number:
(931) 739-0048
Name of owners:
Mollie Dodson, MD
Hours of operation:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday thru Thursday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday
Saturday clinic will start Nov. 1 thru Mar. 28
9 p.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday
When did you open for business?
February 2006
What products of services do you offer?
Healthcare – newborn and up
Dr. Dodson – … CONTINUED

Warriorette alumni basketball game

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Several former Warriorete basketball players got back on the court Saturday, November 1st, to compete in an alumni game.

Warrior alumni game

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Former Warriors from four different decades were on hand to compete in the Warrior alumni basketball game.

Stolen trailer recovered by officers

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Going home. This trailer, that is being leased by WCHS from Dr. Pepper Bottling Company, was reportedly in the process of being re-painted and stripped.

Hiding spot. This shed shielded the trailer from view at the rear of a residence on Darkey Springs Road.

Evidence. The contents of the trailer was being removed when officers discovered it.

Acting on a tip, officers with White County Sheriff Department recovered a stolen trailer Nov. 4 at a residence on Darkey Springs Road.
According to Deputy Chadra Daniels, Mark Douglas Rhea, 35, of Sparta, was charged with theft of property, transported to White County Justice Center, and held on a $30,000 … CONTINUED

Doyle Board unable to find replacement

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

At its November meeting, Doyle Board of Mayor and Aldermen were again unable to elect a replacement alderman.
Four applicants were present at the meeting, including Kenneth Scott Bain, Beth Rogers, Randy Wilford and Michelle Yates.
Before the vote, Alderperson Banetta Wilford announced she would not vote to avoid any perceived conflict of interest because her husband and former alderman, Randy Wilford, was competing for the position. Alderman James Yates also stated he would abstain from voting because of his recurring dissatisfaction with the voting process.
The Board discussed several issues about the election, including the legality of a husband and wife serving concurrently on the board, residency … CONTINUED

Republicans carry 2 out of 3 races

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

White Countians turned out in record numbers for early voting and proceeded to exercise their rights on Election Day as they helped vote in two of the three candidates on the Nov. 4 ticket.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain carried White County, as well as the entire state, with a 1,469,629 (56.9 percent) vote over Democrat Barack Obama’s 1,078,149 (41.8 percent). However, his victory locally was not how the majority of the nation cast its ballots. Obama was declared the winner before a crowd of thousands in Chicago.
Republican U.S. Senate incumbent Lamar Alexander was elected to another term. Alexander received 65.2 percent (1,568,659) to Democrat Robert D. … CONTINUED

Sixth grade basketball continues to roll

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Still undefeated. The sixth grade Warrior basketball team, shown above huddled around coach, Nathan Aaron, and assistant coach, Kyle Delaney, are currently 6-0.

Defending. A pair of sixth grade Warriorettes defend in the paint during a recent game. The sixth grade girls are 5-1 on the season and travel to Warren County tonight.

   The White County Middle School sixth grade basketball teams continue to roll along on their 2008 campaigns. 
    The Warriors are off to a 6-0 start and the Warriorettes have won five of their six contests.
    In their most recent outing, the teams traveled to Winchester to take on South Franklin Monday and came home with … CONTINUED

Warriorettes scrimmage DeKalb County

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

On the run. Warriorette junior post player, Tasha Delaney, leads the fast break down the court in the first scrimmage of the preseason against Dekalb County. The Warriorettes defeated the Lady Tigers 62-31 Monday.

  The White County High School Warriorette basketball team got their first taste of scrimmage action when former WCHS coach, Mike Shockley, brought his DeKalb County team to Sparta for a scrimmage on Monday.
    After getting off to a slow start in the first few minutes, the Warriorettes took control and rolled to the 62-31 win. 
    Coach Bryan Haley commented on the scrimmage, “We have been having some good practices this preseason.  After about the … CONTINUED

Voyles remembered at state cross country meet

Posted on November 6, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Markie’s starting spot. The TSSAA left Markie Voyles’ starting spot open in Saturday’s cross country state championship race. Her spot was marked with a heart and maroon and gray balloons. Voyles had qualified for her third Tennessee state race just two days before she lost her life in an automobile accident.

For Markie. West’s Matt Sonnenfeldt points up to the sky after crossing the finish line to win a state title. Sonnenfeldt, a friend of Markie Voyles and a pallbearer at her funeral, dedicated the race to her.

    Abraham Lincoln once said, “It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in those years.”

Lewis charged with attempted 2nd-degree murder

Posted on November 5, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

William Dell Lewis Jr. as a former member of WCHS Football.

William Dell Lewis Jr., 21

A former White County High School football star who was named twice to the All-Region team and signed to a scholarship by Tennessee Tech has been charged with attempted second-degree murder in a home-invasion-type incident that occurred Sunday evening in Putnam County.
William Dell Lewis Jr., 21, a 2006 graduate of WCHS, was one of three people charged with multiple offenses involving the case According to booking records at Putnam County Jail, Lewis still resides in White County.
In addition to the attempted second-degree murder charge, Lewis is charged with especially aggravated … CONTINUED

Election tallies delayed

Posted on November 5, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
Election results were delayed for several hours last night when a snafu with the “card reader” in one of the voting machines caused White County Election Commisison officials to call in a technical expert with the company that produces the voting machines.
Election officials were still in the courthouse office after midnight as they tallied the final votes. Vote tallies in previous elections are usually completed by 8:30 p.m.
Click on this link and see how candidates fared in each precinct in White County.

Alumni teams entertain at WCHS

Posted on November 5, 2008 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Still running his team. After more than thirty years, Rick Powell can still run the offense especially in the gym where he played many high school games. Powell was on hand for the alumni game as was his teammate, Timmy Brock, and maroon team member, Jordan Swindell.

Still competitive. No matter how long it’s been, when former WCHS players hit the floor, it will be a competitive game as was evidenced in Saturday’s alumni games. Mary Lee Nash tries to avoid the trap of Kristy Richardson Adams and Lindsey Foster Lowery as Melissa Dunham Hill moves to get open.

1,000 point club. On hand for the alumni game


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