Monthly Archives: October 2014

TTU’s Tennessee Small Business Development Center to host seminar

Posted on October 14, 2014 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A free seminar that will be presented this October by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at TTU will help you understand the process of writing your very own marketing plan. “Creating an Effective Marketing Plan” is the title of the seminar being presented from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, on Tennessee Tech’s campus at Johnson Hall room 218 located at 1105 North Peachtree Ave., Cookeville.  Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by visiting the web site at www.tsbdc.org/ttu or calling the TSBDC office at TTU at (931) 372-3648.

 

 


Monty Lee Boyd

Posted on October 14, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Monty Lee Boyd, 57, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 14, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Peeled Chestnut UMC revival

Posted on October 14, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Peeled Chestnut United Methodist Church will be conducting a revival at 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19; 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20; and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21. Guest speaker will be Lee Neal. Special singing each night.


Cassville ham breakfast

Posted on October 14, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will have a ham breakfast, 6 -10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the fire hall, 227 Cassville Lane. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, orange juice, coffee and milk. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. They will deliver orders of five or more. Call (931) 761-2476 for deliveries.


Kingsmen Quartet to perform

Posted on October 14, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Spring Hill the Baptist Church will have a gospel singing featuring the Kingsmen Quartet at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, at the church, 300 Spring Hill Rd., in Walling. For more information call (931) 235-3202.


Betty Faye Green Day

Posted on October 14, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Betty Faye Green Day, 82, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 13, 2014, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


White County’s Welch named TTU College of Business ambassador

Posted on October 14, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Jesse Welch, an international business and cultures major at Tennessee Tech University, was chosen to serve as a College of Business ambassador this year. Twenty students of the thousands in the TTU College of Business were chosen to represent the university and college at campus and community events and to help recruit high school students to come to TTU. Welch, of Sparta, is a graduate of White County High School.

 


Van Buren seniors volunteer for hospice special projects

Posted on October 14, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Pictured are the special project volunteers at the Van Buren County Senior Citizen Center, which include Elizabeth Gilbert, Ann Shockley and special assistant Brantley Mac Vaughn These volunteers attend the Van Buren County Senior Center and offer their own unique talents, expertise and gifts to patients and families. They recently made hats, scarves and blankets for Caris Healthcare hospice patients. According to Trena Cole, of Caris Healthcare, these gifts make a huge impact on the lives of patients and families. For more information about becoming a volunteer contact Cole at (931) 456-8970.


Pumpkin carving contest

Posted on October 14, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Cumberland Auto Center’s Trunk or Treat will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at the dealership, at 1540 Interstate Dr., in Cookeville. There will be pumpkin carving contests for all ages. Costume contests for ages 12 and under. For more information call Ryan at (931) 284-2535.

 

 

 

 

 


WCMS falls in CTC Bowl

Posted on October 13, 2014 5:05 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Harris Middle brought the perfect season of the WCMS football to an end when they defeated the Jr. Warriors 22-0 in the CTC Bowl game.

The Warriors ended their season with a record of 7-1 after the loss at Warrior Stadium on Saturday.


Names of those arrested in Operation: Scarecrow delayed

Posted on October 13, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

The names of the individuals arrested in Operation: Scarecrow were scheduled to be printed in today’s edition of The Expositor, however they were not available at press time. They will be featured in Thursday’s edition of the paper.


Line formed outside Piggly Wiggly

Posted on October 13, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Sparta is ready for Piggly Wiggly to open its doors! A line of excited shoppers has already formed outside the store, waiting for the store to officially open.


Burn permits required as of Oct. 15

Posted on October 13, 2014 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

If you plan to do any outdoor burning, as of Oct. 15 burn permits are required for outdoor open-air burning within 500 feet of woodlands, forests or grasslands. In White County, call 657-2410 or visit www.burnsafetn.org to obtain a burn permit.


Doyle firefighters who respond to fires given a raise

Posted on October 13, 2014 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

Doyle Volunteer Fire Department has had great success with their firefighter incentive pay program, in which firefighters who respond to fires throughout the month split $300 to help cover their fuel costs. The Doyle Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted during their Oct. 7 meeting to increase this amount to $400 per month. For more information on the October meeting of the Doyle Board of Mayor and Aldermen, see today’s edition of The Expositor.


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