Monthly Archives: August 2014

Some qualify to spay/neuter cats free of charge

Posted on August 27, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

The White County Humane Society is utilizing a grant from PetSmart Charities to control high cat populations with the TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) method.  The grant covers those within a one-mile radius of Sparta’s NHC.  With the grant, outdoor cats, stray cats, and feral cats can be spayed or neutered free of charge.  To spay or neuter a cat, call the White County Humane Society (935-8377).  Humane traps are available for those who need to catch a cat.  Although the procedure is free, the cat’s transportation to the clinic will not be provided by the humane society.

The White County Humane Society also has funding available to help … Read More


Rogers and Russell reunion

Posted on August 27, 2014 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The Rogers and Russell families will have a reunion Sept. 6 at Fall Creek Falls State Park – Shelter #1. Lunch will be at noon. Bring a covered dish. For more information call (931) 837-2074.


Judges to be sworn in today

Posted on August 27, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

The newly elected judges for the 13th Judicial District will be sworn in today at 4:30 p.m. at the Putnam County Courthouse. Judges in the 13th District represent Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, and White Counties. Amy Hollars, Circuit Court Judge Part I; Jonathan Young, Circuit Court Judge Part II; Ronald Thurman, Chancellor; Gary Mckenzie, Criminal Court Judge Part I; and David A. Patterson, Criminal Court Judge Part II will all take the oath of office today.


YMCA pool open on Labor Day

Posted on August 27, 2014 8:08 am by Raela Gore

Although the Sparta-White County YMCA will be closed on Monday, September 1st for Labor Day, the pool will be open from 11-5.


Sparta-White County YMCA is now hiring

Posted on August 27, 2014 8:08 am by Raela Gore

The Sparta-White County YMCA is looking for a new employee.  He or she must be at least nineteen years old.  To apply, visit the YMCA and fill out an application.

 


Tommie Bearden

Posted on August 27, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tommie Bearden, 60, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 27, 2014, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Johnny Roberts

Posted on August 27, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Johnny Roberts, 42, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 26, 2014, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, in Nashville.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Reba Janelle Ford

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

Reba Janelle Ford, 74, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 26, 2014, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


WCMS football picks up second win

Posted on August 26, 2014 11:11 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The White County Middle School football team went on the road and picked up their second win of the season.

The Jr. Warriors defeated Central Tennessee Conference foe, South, 24-8, on the strength of two Dawson Ogletree touchdowns.

See full details in Thursday’s print edition.


Warrior football vs. York Institute photo gallery

Posted on August 26, 2014 11:11 pm by Tammy Wilhite


Volleyball and soccer suffer Tuesday losses

Posted on August 26, 2014 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Both the White County High School soccer and volleyball teams suffered losses on Tuesday.

The soccer team was defeated 2-0 at Smith County.  The Warriorette volleyball team was defeated 3-1 by visiting Cookeville in a District 6AAA contest.

See Thursday’s print edition for more details.


Video highlights from WCHS season opener

Posted on August 26, 2014 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Check out the link below to watch highlights from the WCHS football season opener against York Institute.

http://youtu.be/p5UFnnxUtzg

Betty Jo Thompson Phifer

Posted on August 26, 2014 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Betty Jo Thompson Phifer, 87, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 25, 2014, at her residence.

Mrs. Phifer was born Nov. 29, 1926, in White County, to William Albert Thompson and Della Fannie Brock Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tillman Andrew Phifer; a son, Robert Ernest “Bobby” Phifer; four brothers, Bill, James Henry, Hutton, Loyd Thompson; and a sister, Lorelle Thompson Page.

She is survived by her sister, Gladys J. Brown, of Sparta; five grandchildren, Todd Phifer, of Florida, Becky Phifer Staggs, of Sparta, Andrew Phifer, of Cookeville, Lindsey Rigdon, of Cookeville, Danielle Coffman, of Cookeville; great-grandchildren, Seth, Joseph, Nick, Shayla Phifer, Ryder Staggs; … Read More


Class of 1962 picnic

Posted on August 26, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

White County High School Class of 1962 will have a picnic, 4-8 p.m., Sept. 9, at South Carter Street Park, down by the river. Bring a covered dish or whatever is easy and come on down. Spouses, dates and friends from other classes are welcome. Please RSVP to (931) 738-2602.


Singing

Posted on August 26, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Midnight Cry will be singing at 7 p.m., Aug. 30, 2014, at Frasier’s Chapel Church.


Davis-Moody reunion

Posted on August 26, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The relatives of Letha Davis and Emily Moody will have their 78th family reunion beginning at noon, Sept. 7, at Frasier’s Chapel. Please bring a covered dish. For more information call (931) 657-2240.


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