Monthly Archives: August 2014

Jax and August enjoy Kids Day at the fair

Posted on August 31, 2014 7:07 pm by Pamela Claytor

Have you visited the White County Agricultural Fair this year? Share your fair pictures with us! Email them to to have them posted on!

Suspect located in Gooseneck oil spill

Posted on August 31, 2014 7:07 am by Pamela Claytor

The cleanup from a 35-gallon hydraulic oil spill that shutdown Gooseneck Road yesterday lasted until 5:30 p.m., keeping emergency crews on the task for eight hours. Two traffic crashes have also been attributed to the oil spill. According to law enforcement, a suspect has been located. Information will be released on as it is received. Doyle Fire Department, Central View Fire Department, White County Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee Department of Transportation, and Tennessee Highway Patrol were on the scene throughout the day yesterday. 

Oil spill shuts down Gooseneck

Posted on August 30, 2014 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Tennessee Highway Patrol and TDOT, along with other emergency workers are currently cleaning up a major oil spill on Gooseneck Road near the Van Buren County line. THP Sgt. Jimmy Jones says seven five-gallon containers of hydraulic oil were spilled on the road that has caused two crashes. He asks that if you are traveling in this direction to please seek another route. Cleanup is expected to take all day. THP is seeking the suspect who spilled the oil. He is described as a white male 40-50 years old driving a red pickup truck with no tailgate. He walks with a limp. The bed of the truck is … Read More

Warriors fall at Livingston

Posted on August 29, 2014 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

A late touchdown pass keeps the Warriors from being shut out at Livingston Academy.  The Wildcats win 34-7.

Livingston pulling away

Posted on August 29, 2014 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Livingston adds two more scores to push out to a 28-0 advantage.

While you’re having fun at the fair, EMA, E-911 are prepared for any emergency

Posted on August 29, 2014 8:08 pm by Pamela Claytor

Did you know that White County Emergency Management Agency and White County E-911 have a mobile dispatching station set up at the White County Agricultural Fair to expedite response to any emergency? The project is put together by Justin Remillard, field communications for EMA. The most important thing he says that he wants fair-goers to know is that if a child is reported missing, all fair gates can be immediately locked down so that no one can enter or exit the fair until the child is located. Emergency workers will be at the fairgrounds each day to keep fair patrons safe and to serve if needed.

County executive and commissioners take the oath of office

Posted on August 29, 2014 8:08 pm by Pamela Claytor

The White County Executive and commissioners elected in the Aug. 5 election were sworn in by Judge Sam Benningfield at the White County Courthouse on Aug. 29. All other elected county officials also took the oath of office. See more pictures and details next week in The Expositor.

Livingston increases lead

Posted on August 29, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Wildcats tack on an early touchdown in the third quarter pushing their lead to 14-0.

Band performance

Posted on August 29, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The WCHS marching band performs at halftime of the football game


Warriors trail 7-0 at the half

Posted on August 29, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The score at the half stands at 7-0.

Livingston takes early lead

Posted on August 29, 2014 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

A Warrior turnover turns into a Livingston touchdown at the 3:33 mark of the first quarter.  7-0 Livingston

Kick off nears

Posted on August 29, 2014 6:06 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Kick off for the Warriors and Wildcats is 30 minutes away.


Hay fire at Amazin’ Acres

Posted on August 29, 2014 3:03 pm by Pamela Claytor

Firefighters are currently responding to a hay fire at Amazin’ Acres. The fire is reportedly not threatening structures at this time.

Warriors at Livingston Academy tonight

Posted on August 29, 2014 3:03 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Kick off tonight at 7 p.m. at Livingston Academy for the Warriors against the Wildcats.  Wear pink to help support cancer awareness!

Abby Young is turning 16

Posted on August 29, 2014 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Happy 16th birthday to our baby girl. You have become a smart, gorgeous, intelligent young woman. We are so very blessed to be your parents. Love always – Mom and Dad, Daniel Jr. and Ericka.

Sparta Police, TBI investigating Knollcrest shooting

Posted on August 29, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

Sparta Police Chief Jeff Guth has confirmed that the deceased individual located at Knollcrest Manor Apartment Complex, was a victim of a gunshot. The call was placed to E-911 at approximately 10:48 p.m. last night. Sparta Police is investigating along with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. “We are investigating all angles. We want to do a thorough investigation. When we are done with our investigation we will release more information,” Guth stated.

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