Monthly Archives: June 2014

July 4th celebration

Posted on June 27, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

There will be a July 4th celebration beginning at 7 p.m., at 6760 Smithville Highway. The event is sponsored by B.J. Starnes and White County elected officials/candidates (Martha Bumbalough, B.K. Luna, Brenda Officer, Oddie Shoupe, Phyllis Humphrey, Tina Miller, Clay Parker, Herd Sullivan and Beverly Templeton). The event will include free fireworks and music. Food will be available on-site to purchase. Donations of any amount to Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will be greatly appreciated. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the evening.


Candidates mingle with their constituents

Posted on June 27, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Candidates seeking positions in the August 7 election visited with voters at the Senior Citizens Center on June 26 to ask for their vote at the polls. Pictured is Kevin Dunlap, candidate for State Representative and resident of Rock Island.


Calvary Baptist dinner

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, June 29

Who: Calvary Baptist Church

What: Fourth of July service and fellowship dinner

When: Service at 11 a.m., dinner at noon

Where: 4417 Roberts-Matthews Highway, Sparta

Contact: (931) 738-8296


Singing

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, June 29

Who: DeRossett Brethren in Christ Church

What: Fifth Sunday night singing

When: 6 p.m.

Where: 250 Heavens Way Rd.

Contact: (931) 935-5021

 


Potluck

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, June 28

Who: Quebeck/Walling Community Club – “like” us on Facebook

What: Potluck, bring a side dish, entrée, etc. to share

When: Doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m.

Where: Quebeck Community Center, 375 Quebeck Rd.

Contact: 657-1009


Class of 1964

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, June 28

Who: White County High School Class of 1964

What: 50th reunion

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Sparta-White County Senior Center, 321 E. Bronson St.

Contact: Tina Meeks Fults (931) 224-1370

 


Decoration

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, June 28

Who: Robinson Chapel Cemetery
What: Decoration

When: Covered dish lunch at noon

Where: Cemetery


Elks Lodge fish dinner

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Friday, June 27

Who: Elks Lodge 2863

What: Fish dinner (includes fried fish, fries, cole slaw, hush puppies, drink and dessert, $8)

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Lodge, 4424 Old Kentucky Rd., in Sparta

Contact: (931) 858-0930


Herbert Dale Graham

Posted on June 27, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Herbert Dale Graham, 61, passed away June 26, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.

Mr. Graham was born March 1, 1953, in White County, to Willie Mae Gilliam Graham and Joe Gaines Graham.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Gaines Graham, and two brothers, Joe Thomas Graham and Ben Graham.

Survivors include his wife, Collette Graham; daughter, Angie Dale Palmer and husband Jim Palmer; mother, Willie Mae Graham Goodwin; brother, Fred Graham and wife Phyllis; sister, Joyce Holland; two grandsons, Hunter and Seth Price; and special friend, Maggie.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., June 27, 2014, at Board Valley Free Will Baptist Church, … Read More


Herbert Dale Graham

Posted on June 27, 2014 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Herbert Dale Graham, 61, passed away June 26, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.
Mr. Graham was born March 1, 1953, in White County, to Willie Mae Gilliam Graham and Joe Gaines Graham.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Gaines Graham, and two brothers, Joe Thomas Graham and Ben Graham.
Survivors include his wife, Collette Graham; daughter, Angie Dale Palmer and husband Jim Palmer; mother, Willie Mae Graham Goodwin; brother, Fred Graham and wife Phyllis; sister, Joyce Holland; two grandsons, Hunter and Seth Price; and special friend, Maggie.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., June 27, 2014, at Board Valley Free Will Baptist Church, … Read More


TBI gives update on Shoemaker case

Posted on June 26, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

According to information released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, an autopsy determined that John Howard Shoemaker III, whose body was discovered on April 10 behind My Place Bar, died as a result of multiple blunt force trauma. Joe Daniel Honaker Jr., Jared Dewayne Holmes and Bart Kirby were arrested yesterday and charged with second degree murder and aggravated assault leading to the death of another.


THP conducting truck inspections

Posted on June 26, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Have you seen the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Highway 111 today? THP troopers are conducting inspections on trucks that are driving through White County to ensure they are traveling safely. Methamphetamine has reportedly been located in one truck and another truck was removed from service for allegedly traveling without brakes, along with bolts and screws falling out of the axles.


Three men charged in Shoemaker murder

Posted on June 26, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and White County Sheriff Department, in a joint effort, arrested Jared Dewayne Holmes, Joe Daniel Honaker Jr. and Bart Kirby, on June 25 for the April 5, 2014, murder of John Howard Shoemaker III.
According to case agent Detective Chris Isom, of White County Sheriff Department, Shoemaker, 36, of Sparta, was reported missing, on April 7, and his remains were discovered, on April 10, behind My Place Bar in the Doe Creek dry bank area on Bon Air Mountain.
TBI and WCSD began their investigation and, on June 25, presented their evidence before a special grand jury that issued an indictment against Holmes, Honaker … Read More


Voters will face tough decisions in Aug. 7 election

Posted on June 26, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

An election of the magnitude that will be witnessed on Aug. 7, 2014, is an event that only occurs every eight years and may prove to be a day of decision-making where voters could keep things status quo or choose new faces for the numerous positions on the ballot.
According to documentation from White County Election Commission office, there are 93 candidates on the ballot who are vying for a multitude of offices.
For those who wish to cast their ballots before Aug. 7, early voting begins July 18 and continues through Aug. 2. Early voting takes place at White County Election Commission office, on the second floor … Read More


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