Monthly Archives: September 2014

WCMS conference champs

Posted on September 30, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The WCMS Warriors held on for 8-6 victory over Coffee County to capture the conference championship.


WCMS leads 8-6 at the half

Posted on September 30, 2014 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Dawson Ogletree’s 78 yard run followed by a two point conversion run by David Kinser gives WCMS the 8-6 halftime lead over Coffee County.

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Johnson tied for 8th after day one

Posted on September 30, 2014 6:06 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Johnson tied for 8th after Day 1 of state
Shot a 76 on first 18

Despite a rollercoaster day on the Willowbrook Golf Course, White County High School senior golfer, Shelby B. Johnson, came into the clubhouse after day 1 of the TSSAA Class AAA state golf tournament in the top ten of the tournament.
Johnson finished the day with a 4-over 76 shooting a 38 on both the back and the front nine, which puts her in a two-way tie for eighth place.
Johnson, who started the day on number 10, got off to an auspicious start. After opening the day with a double bogey on the … Read More


BonDeCroft Elementary fundraiser promises to be explosive

Posted on September 30, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor


State golf action

Posted on September 30, 2014 2:02 pm by Tammy Wilhite

After 12 holes, Shelby Johnson is 2 over at the state golf tournament being played at Willowbrook Golf Club.

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Amy Lee Griffin Harney

Posted on September 30, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Amy Lee Griffin Harney, 40, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 30, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.

Mrs. Harney was born June 28, 1974, in Sparta, Tennessee.  She was a homemaker, a mother and a member of Sparta First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Horace Hudgens and N.D. and Alma Griffin.

Survivors include her husband, Chris Harney; daughter, Mary Ruth Harney; parents, Dennis and Jane Griffin; brother, David Griffin and wife Jaime; grandmother, Mary R. Hudgens; niece, Abby Griffin; five stepchildren; four grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family has entrusted Hunter Funeral Home with cremation, and the family will have … Read More


Suspect arrested after Highway 111 crash

Posted on September 30, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

The driver of a vehicle that crashed on Highway 111 South at the Spring Street on-ramp just after noon today was arrested by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Roberts after a series of field sobriety tests. No further details are known at this time.


Crash on Highway 111 S. at Spring Street

Posted on September 30, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

Sparta Fire Department, Sparta Police, White County Sheriff Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a crash on Highway 111 South at the on-ramp at South Spring Street just after noon today. There were no injuries in the single-vehicle collision.


Highway 111 North lane closure continues

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Highway 111 North continues to have only one lane open at the Van Buren/White County line as work on the side of the roadway continues.


Connection Band at Sparta Country Club

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Davis in concert

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Josh Davis, of Sparta, will present a piano concert at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 15, at Bryan Fine Arts Building, at Tennessee Tech. The performance is free and open to the public.


Fishing tournament to benefit Project Graduation

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

There will be a fishing tournament Oct. 4, 2014, to benefit White County High School’s Project Graduation. The tournament will be 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Center Hill blast off out of Ragland Bottom. $25 per person/$5 big fish (non-refundable). Pay at the boat ramp on day of tournament. Must have chip on table at 3 p.m. to weigh fish. Lake rules apply with no dead fish weighed. Payout will be 50 percent to first place and 50 percent going to White County High School Project Graduation.


The Connection Band performing at Country Club on Oct. 4

Posted on September 30, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor


BonDeCroft Fall Festival Nov. 1

Posted on September 30, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor


Library’s annual Used Book Sale a success

Posted on September 30, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

At this year’s annual Used Book Sale, the Friends of the White County Public Library raised $2,223.91 for the library.  The library is thankful for all the volunteers who made the book sale possible.


Step by Step Walking Toward a Cure set for this Saturday

Posted on September 30, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

At 10:3o a.m. this Saturday, TTU Relay for Life will be holding an awareness walk in support of the American Cancer Society.  Those who register and donate $5 will be entered into a drawing to win a free pair of Sketchers.  There will also be giveaways and 20% off all pink merchandise in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1542647505947049/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=suggested_events.


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