Monthly Archives: September 2014

Doyle Halloween Bash set for Oct. 31

Posted on September 8, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

From 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Doyle Community Center on Halloween night, the Doyle Halloween Bash will offer  games, contests, hay rides, a bounce house, haunted woods, and live music for a family Halloween celebration.  For more information, call (931) 657-2459.


Rotary Club Barbeque set for Oct. 18

Posted on September 8, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

The Rotary Club’s annual fundraiser will be held at the White County Agricultural Complex on October 18.  For more information, call (931) 738-7400.


Cassville Volunteer Fire Dept. Ham Breakfast set for Sept. 27

Posted on September 8, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

From 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Sept. 27 at the Cassville Volunteer Fire Department, located at 227 Cassville Lane, a country breakfast will be held to raise money for the fire department.  Breakfast is $7 for adults and $5 for children and will include ham, biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, bacon, fried potatoes, orange juice, coffee and milk.  Deliveries will be made for orders for five or more.  For more information, contact the Cassville Volunteer Fire Department at (931) 761-2476.


Fair Cruz-In winners announced

Posted on September 8, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

Truck: 1935 Ford owned by David Conway
Car: 1967 Camaro RS owned by Wilma Allen
Rat rod: 1951 Ford/Chevy owned by Larry Rackham
Motorcycle: 2006 Suzuki Boulevard owned by Mark Stamps


Burgers and Brews to benefit Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum

Posted on September 8, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. on September 19 at Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum, the open house Burgers and Brews will offer six 6-ounce samples of craft beer from Budweiser of Cookeville, a grilled hamburger from Chartwells, a signature event pilsner glass, and live music by Legacy to support the children’s museum.  Tickets are $20 per person.  Add a kids turkey dog for $5.  Tickets can be purchased at the museum on 2nd Street or over the phone with card at 979-7529.

 


1st annual balloon release for infant loss set for Oct. 15

Posted on September 8, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

At 6 p.m. on October 15, the first annual balloon release in remembrance of infant loss will be held at Dogwood Park in Cookeville.  The event is taking place on the International Day for Pregnancy and Infant Loss.  Anyone affected directly or indirectly by this loss is invited to release a purple balloon with the infant’s name in remembrance.  For more information, visit the event’s facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/808584749185787/?ref=44&unit_ref=suggested_events.

 


Golden Glo to hold Live Band Night

Posted on September 8, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. on September 12 at Golden Glo, Live Band Night will feature Larry “Bubba” Johnson and The Country Classic Band.  The event will offer refreshments, live music, and line dancing.  The event is open to the public.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/698762966872638/?ref=56&unit_ref=suggested_events.

 


BonDeCroft picture drive has begun

Posted on September 8, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

BonDeCroft Volunteer Fire Department’s annual picture drive is underway. A representative of the department, David, is out and about asking for donations, and will have certificates for family portrait sessions. He will have a photo ID and if you have any question as to his identity, call White County dispatch at 738-7111 to verify his identity. Kim Pruitt states, “Please donate what you can because every little bit helps to ensure we have the equipment and training necessary to respond when you call. Also we are seeking people who are interested in giving their time to one of our volunteer programs, volunteer firefighter, medical response, fire corp, or … CONTINUED


Averi Lashai Studley celebrates her big win

Posted on September 8, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

Averi Lashai Studley and her parents smile happily as she was crowned Queen of the 0-11 month old baby girl class in White County 2014 Fair Pageant. Pictured submitted by Margie Roberts Johnson.


Martha Ella Harp

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

Martha Ella Selby Harp, 99, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 5, 2014, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Harp was born in the Black Oak Community of White County, on May 26, 1915. She was the daughter of Alfred Simeon Selby and Sara Elizabeth Mabe Selby.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Hershel Dodson, Robert Lee Harp; sisters, Della Mae Carlyle, Ann Selby; and brothers, Clyde Selby and Alfred Selby.

Survivors include her sons, Kelly Dodson, Charles Dodson, both of Sparta; grandchildren, Candy Fowler, Tracy Lynne Valles, Michael Eugene Dodson, Matthew C. Corven, Heather Birdwell; great-grandchildren, Jacob Conti, Ryan Conti, Kayla Rogers, Chad Fowler, … CONTINUED


Braxton Hutson takes 2nd in Kiddie Tractor Pull

Posted on September 8, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

Braxton Hutson has been a big winner at the fair, also taking second place in the Kiddie Tractor Pull! Submit your fair pictures to pamela@SpartaLive.com to have them featured on SpartaLive.com!


KIDS COUNT follows TN children’s well-being

Posted on September 8, 2014 8:08 am by Raela Gore

In The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book, Tennessee has improved its rating from 39th in 2013 to 36th in 2014. Tennessee experienced both improvements and setbacks in the past few years, but made progress in many aspects.  2014 marks 25 years of the report following American children’s well-being. Since 1990, states have been ranked every year on the overall well-being of its children based on key areas: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.  To read Tennessee’s scores, pick up today’s edition of the Expositor. 


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