Monthly Archives: September 2014

Volunteers needed for National Public Lands Day event

Posted on September 4, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Center Hill Lake: Rain or shine, a shoreline cleanup is planned from 9 a.m. to noon (Saturday) Sept. 27. Sign-in and garbage pick-up will be located at Floating Mill Recreation Area and Ragland Bottom Recreation Area. Participants will be provided gloves and garbage bags and assigned a section of shoreline to work. Lunch is provided. For additional information, to sign up, or to get directions, contact the Resource Manager’s Office at (931) 858-3125. Also, follow Center Hill Lake on Facebook for the latest updates at http://www.facebook.com/centerhilllake.


Massa has several charges stemming from crash

Posted on September 4, 2014 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

After a hit and run accident on Aug. 21, officers with Sparta Police Department arrested a Sparta man, who had been wanted for reportedly failing to appear in court, on several charges stemming from the crash. He was also charged with three counts of reckless endangerment, evading arrest, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, and implied consent. For more details, see today’s edition of The Expositor.


Calfkiller Ride to the Sky set for October 25

Posted on September 4, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

On October 25, 2014, Calfkiller Ride to the Sky will take cyclists on 22 mile or 62 mile rides along the Calfkiller River. The event will close with live music, barbeque, and drinks.  Proceeds will benefit Carmen’s Fund.  For more information, visit http://ridetothesky.org/.


White County Public Library seeking spooky storyteller

Posted on September 4, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

The White County Public Library is seeking a scary storyteller for the October 11 Spooky Stroll event.  The storyteller would need to memorize and tell a scary story to listeners as they stroll through the library.  For more information, contact the library at 836-3613.


New county executive says “better times are coming”

Posted on September 4, 2014 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

Newly elected county executive Denny Wayne Robinson has taken office this week, and in an interview with The Expositor, lists some of his goals for the next four years. Pick up a copy of today’s edition of The Expositor for more the full interview.


9th Annual Light of Hope set for Sept. 18

Posted on September 4, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

In memory of those who have been affected by suicide, the 9th Annual Light of Hope event will take place at 6 p.m. at Nashville State Community College Cookeville campus.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/697543236967700/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=suggested_events.


Free movie night at Dogwood Park Sept. 13

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From approximately 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. on September 13, After Dark Movie in the Park will take place at Dogwood Park at the pavilion.  After Dark Movie in the Park is a free, family event.  The movie has yet to be announced.


Brock, Young receive scholarships

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties, announces it is awarding 259 scholarships to students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout the United States. A total of $478,200 is being awarded to students from more than 75 scholarship funds within The Community Foundation. Two individuals from White County were awarded scholarships. Ms. Taylor R. Brock was awarded the Tennessee Trucking Foundation Scholarship to attend Tennessee Technological University. Ms. Peggy Reanna F. Young was awarded the Drue Smith/Society of Professional Journalists’ Scholarship, Tennessee Trucking Foundation Scholarship and the Scott Wolf Scholarship to attend Tennessee


Bacchanal 2014 set for October 19

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 19, Spankies in Cookeville will be hosting Bacchanal 2014.  Proceeds from the event support scholarships and university programming with The Tennessee Tech University Department of Art.  The event will offer a cocktail buffet, wine and beer, and a live auction of works donated by local artists.  For more information, visit www.tntech.edu/craftcenter.


First Art Scrawl Meet-up set for Sept. 9

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at The Coliseum Pub, local artists can meet and draw at Cookeville’s first Art Scrawl Meet-up.  The event is free and open to the public.  Basic supplies will be provided, but artists may bring their own.  All experience levels are welcome.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/744332648947068/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=suggested_events. 


TCAP results for Van Buren County have been released

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

The 2013-2014 TCAP results have been released for Van Buren County.  On a state level, scores improved on the majority of assessments. This year, Van Buren County experienced both growth and regression on the TCAP assessment.  While Van Buren County experienced a 28.4 percent leap in growth in Algebra II, there were several areas in which Van Buren County did not grow or regressed since last year’s scores.  To read the entire story, pick up the September 4, 2014 edition of the Expositor.


Crossville Memorial Airport to host free fly-in

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Crossvlle Memorial Airport, Whitson Field, will be the site of a fly-in beginning at 9 a.m., Sept 27, 2014. The Annual Open House and Fly-In will celebrate the Airport’s 80th Anniversary. The Open House & Fly-In will once again have three drawings for one free ride in helicopters and planes. There will be an individual winner for a ride in a AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopter and an individual winner for a ride in a P51 Mustang plane. One winner and a friend will win a ride in a Huey H1 Copter. The Fly-In is free to the public. Hosted by The City of Crossville. For more information, contact … Read More


WCSD deputies swear in

Posted on September 4, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

White County Sheriff Department deputies were sworn in this morning at the White County Justice Center.


Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted on September 4, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Check out the Thursday, Sept. 4, edition of The Expositor and see who readers selected as the “best of the best” in numerous categories.


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