Monthly Archives: May 2014

Girl rescued after 50-foot cliff fall

Posted on May 29, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Sparta-White County Rescue Squad was dispatched to the southwestern border of White County on the evening of May 24 to rescue a minor girl who had fallen off a 50-foot cliff.
According to Rescue Squad Chief Mike McLatchy, the rescue squad was dispatched to a location approximately a mile off Joppa Road, in Walling at approximately 8:46 p.m.
There was reportedly no cell phone or radio service, and the area was so thickly wooded there was no skylight.
The lack of service and pitch black conditions “complicated things,” McLatchy stated, as rescuers had to hike the mile into the woods to determine what supplies and tools were required, … Read More


Heath taking her game to Bryan College

Posted on May 29, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Bryan College bound. Warriorette shortstop, Kaitlyn Heath, recently inked a letter of intent to play softball for Bryan College. Joining Heath on signing day were her family and coaches. Front row ( to r): Shane Heath (Kaitlyn’s dad), Kaitlyn, Amy Heath (Kaitlyn’s mom) and sisters, Amia and Shayna. Back row: former Warriorette head coach, Jason Wyatt; WCHS soccer coach, Amber Lannom; WCHS softball coach, Erin Replogle; Bryan College softball coach, Rocky Stinson; and WCHS athletic director, Terry Crain.

Kaitlyn Heath always knew that she wanted to play sports past her high school days, the only thing was, in her younger days she had no idea which sport it … Read More


Plant sale June 7

Posted on May 28, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The Grounds Committee of the May Cravath Wharton Association under the umbrella of Uplands Village will hold a perennial plant sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 7, at the intersection of US 70 and East Main Street, in Pleasant Hill. Proceeds from the plant sale are used for beautification projects in the Uplands Village. Look for hostas, Iris, Veronica, peonies, coreopsis, blackeyed Susan, geraniums, day lilies, and much more. The site of the sale is across US 70 west from the Frontier phone building at the corner of East Main Street. For information call (931) 277-3541.


Wilma Lois Phillips

Posted on May 28, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Wilma Lois Phillips, 57, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Evelyn Nash

Posted on May 28, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Evelyn Nash, 81, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Precision Molding preparing for new addition

Posted on May 28, 2014 6:06 am by Raela Gore

Precision Molding Inc., 5500 Roberts-Matthews Highway, is once again getting ready to add on several hundred square feet to its facility.


This Week in White County history

Posted on May 28, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

1974
•Gwendolyn Sue Johnson was named first place winner in the Washington Youth Tour essay contest, sponsored by Caney Fork Electric Cooperative. As top winner, Johnson received an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.
•American Legion boys state delegates from White County were selected as Steve Webster, Les Barker, Bill Gillen, Greg Greene, Mike Shockley and Donald Bradley.
•White County Board of Education voted to hire architect Pat Gingles, of Nashville, to do preliminary work on a new building at Findlay School. The board voted to seek eight classrooms and a library to replace the four burned in a recent fire.
1984
•As workmen put the finishing touches … Read More


Blanche is ready for adoption

Posted on May 28, 2014 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

My name is Blanche, and I love everybody, simple as that. I do well on a leash. I love pets, playtime, walking, other dogs, or just hanging out. I’m just that all around easy-going happy-go-lucky kind of gal. I am up-to-date on vaccines and have been spayed, so I am ready to walk out the door and into our new lives together. That’s right – I am vaccinated up, spayed, flea and tick medicated, de-wormed and ready for my new start with you

My ideal companion would be someone who would love me the way I should have been loved from the start – the way I now … Read More


Elks Lodge fish dinner

Posted on May 28, 2014 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Who: Elks Lodge 2863

What: Fish dinner (fried fish, fries, cole slaw, handmade hush puppies, $7)

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, May 30

Where: Lodge, 4424 Old Kentucky Rd.

Contact: (931) 858-0930

 


Free Medicare help

Posted on May 28, 2014 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Who: SHIP representatives from Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability

What: Help counsel on any Medicare questions, abuse or concerns

When: 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, May 29

Where: White County Public Library, 11 N. Church St.

Contact: 1-877-801-0044

 


Wilma Lois Cox Phillips

Posted on May 28, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Wilma Lois Cox Phillips, 57, of Sparta, passed away May, 27, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center in Sparta. She was born June 29, 1956 in White County.
She is preceded in death by her father, Lester Cox Sr.
Survivors include her husband, Nile Phillips, of Sparta; two daughters, Kristy (Kelly) Sherrell, of Sparta, Tracie Phillips, of Sparta; mother, Lois Cox, of Sparta; brother, Lester Cox Jr., of Sparta; two grandchildren, Kella and Ashlee Sherrell; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., May 30, 2014, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Big Springs Cemetery. Bro. John Lawson will officiate. The family will … Read More


Evelyn Nash

Posted on May 28, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Evelyn Nash, 81, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


This week in White County history

Posted on May 28, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

White County Courthouse, circa 1912

1974
•Gwendolyn Sue Johnson was named first place winner in the Washington Youth Tour essay contest, sponsored by Caney Fork Electric Cooperative. As top winner, Johnson received an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C.
•American Legion boys state delegates from White County were selected as Steve Webster, Les Barker, Bill Gillen, Greg Greene, Mike Shockley and Donald Bradley.
•White County Board of Education voted to hire architect Pat Gingles, of Nashville, to do preliminary work on a new building at Findlay School. The board voted to seek eight classrooms and a library to replace the four burned in a recent fire.
1984
•As … Read More


Wilma Lois Phillips

Posted on May 28, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Wilma Lois Phillips, 57, of Sparta, passed away Tuesday at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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