Monthly Archives: October 2014

2014 Christmas Queen Winter Wonderland Pageant set for Dec. 13

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

The 2014 Christmas Queen Winter Wonderland Pageant is set for Dec. 13.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1436119373330747/?ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=popular_nearby.


Sparta YMCA Winter Wonderland set for Nov. 7, Nov. 8

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

From 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Nov. 7 and 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Nov. 8, the Sparta YMCA will be hosting the Winter Wonderland Craft Bazaar.  There will be a variety of vendors present.  Admission is free.


2014 Holiday Queen Pageant set for Nov. 22

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

On Nov. 22, Crowns for a Cause will present the 2014 6th Annual Holiday Queen Pageant.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/796134173750444/?ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=popular_with_friends.


Fresh Paint group exhibiting “Fresh Perspectives”

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

During the Friday, Nov. 7 ART Prowl from noon until 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8 14th Annual ART Prowl, see the artwork of local painters at Stop #2 at 123 West Broad Street in Cookeville, Delia Arteliers.


Letters to Santa

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Santa’s making his list, so make sure he gets your letter! Get your letter to us by Tuesday, Dec. 2 by 5 p.m. Mail: Santa Claus, P.O Box 179, Sparta, TN 38583 e-mail: northpole@spartalive.com Emailing of letters is preferred to ensure accuracy. If you would like to add a photo, please attach it. All letters received by deadline will be included in our Letters to Santa edition inside the Dec. 18 edition of The Expositor. We will use as many photos as possible. Group shots of classes are best.


Veterans Park construction continues

Posted on October 30, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

Today, workers are adding slabs naming White County’s veterans to the walls of Veterans Park.  Once the project is complete, there will


Hardee’s renovations continue

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

This morning, the Hardee’s renovations continued as workers added a new sign to the building.


Last day to early vote

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

Today is the last day of early voting. Voting hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the White County Courthouse.


Sobriety checkpoint scheduled

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

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office will be conducting a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint 8-10 p.m., Nov. 1 in White County on State Route 111 at Walker Cove Road. THP recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving, which kills more than 16,000 people and injures over 305,000 nationwide each year. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment, targeting drivers who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed to ensure the protection of all motorists.


Trick or treat at Life Care tonight

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

Life Care Center of Sparta, located at 508 Mose Drive, will host trick or treating tonight from 6-8 p.m.


Eddie Eagle visits Sparta Head Start

Posted on October 30, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Eddie Eagle visited Sparta Head Start recently to convey his message of gun safety. The Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program teaches children in Pre-K through third grade four important steps to take if they find a gun. These steps are presented by the program’s mascot, Eddie Eagle, in an easy-to- remember format consisting of the following simple rules: If you see a gun: STOP! Don’t Touch. Leave the Area. Tell an Adult.


50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act focus of Sierra Club meeting Nov. 3

Posted on October 30, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Upper Cumberland Sierra Club will have a program meeting Monday, Nov. 3, at EarthWares, 37 N. Cedar Ave., Cookeville. At 5:15 p.m. the meeting will begin with a “Meet and Greet,” with refreshments, and the program will be 6-7 p.m. This program commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act. Stuart Carroll, a 30-year veteran with Tennessee state parks, will present the program. Stuart serves us as a Tennessee Park Manager 1 at Fall Creek Falls.


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