Monthly Archives: October 2014

Studley charged with DUI following Sullivan Knowles crash

Posted on October 7, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

A crash that took place at approximately 3 a.m. on Oct. 5 at the intersection of Sullivan Knowles Road and Fred Hill Road has led to the arrest of John Walter Studley for DUI. Studley was later charged with domestic assault just hours later. For more information on the arrest, see Thursday’s edition of The Expositor.

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Maker Camp tomorrow

Posted on October 7, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

The White County Public Library is extending Maker Camp into a weekly program for home school students.  Dr. Casey will be running the camp, which will feature self-propelled water fountains; using coding to program apps, computer programs, and robots; and turning old junk into new treasure.  The group will meet on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.  The camp is open to any child interested in the sciences and hands-on learning.  For more information, cal Erin at 836-3613.


October Book Discussion tomorrow

Posted on October 7, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

At noon on Oct. 8, the White County Public Library will be holding the monthly Book Discussion Group.  This month will feature American horror master, Edgar Allen Poe.  Printed copies of the short stories to be discussed are available at the front desk of the library.


2014 Fall Creek Falls Fall Camp-out this Thursday-Sunday

Posted on October 7, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

The 2014 Fall Creek Falls Fall Camp-out dates are set for October 9-12.  Tickets are now available.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/635594949811927/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=explore&unit_ref=suggested_events.


Rock Island 5-miler this Saturday

Posted on October 7, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

As part of the annual series of Tennessee State Parks Running Tour, The Rock Island 5-Miler is set for Oct. 11.  The five-mile follows roadways and trails throughout the park, with a moderate to strenuous difficulty level.  Walkers are welcome, as well.  Register online at raceonline.com.


Upper Cumberland’s first Blues and Brews Craft Beer Festival set for Oct. 18

Posted on October 7, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. on October 18, taste craft beers and enjoy live music at the Upper Cumberland’s first Blues and Brews Craft Beer Festival at Dogwood Park to benefit WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS.  Calfkiller Brewing Company will offer over fifty brews for tasting.  Local breweries as well as breweries from across the country will be present.  For more information, visit http://www.wcte.org/brews2014?utm_source=socialmedia&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=brews2014. 


Picasso Music and Art Festival this weekend

Posted on October 7, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. this Saturday, October 11, visit the Picasso Music and Art Festival for a free event featuring local musicians, local artists, and activities for children. The festival will stretch from Cedar Street to 1st Broad Street in Cookeville.


Sparta man arrested for Baxter stabbing

Posted on October 7, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

Putnam County Sheriff Department, in a news release, has announced the arrest of Clifton Terrell Brown, 34 of Sparta, on Fri., Oct. 3, for allegedly stabbing his wife in the leg with a knife. The incident reportedly occurred inside a vehicle parked at the Love’s truck stop in Baxter at approximately 4:36 p.m. Brown’s children were in the vehicle at the time of the incident, according to the release. A witness to the alleged stabbing called 911 and rendered first aid to the victim until emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene. Though Brown fled the scene, he was apprehended shortly thereafter by Deputy Ron Harris of Putnam … CONTINUED


Storms over Doyle

Posted on October 7, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

Tim Curtis submitted this picture of last night’s severe storms over Doyle.


Hail piles up on Monterey Highway

Posted on October 7, 2014 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

Justin Remillard, White County EMA, submitted this picture of hail on the side of the road on Monterey Highway at Oakwood Street during last night’s storms.


Sparta-White County Senior Center activities

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

Tuesday, Oct. 7  10 a.m., Blood pressure screening; 10 a.m., Tai Chi; 11 a.m., congregate meal; noon, Bingo; 1 p.m. supper; 1 p.m., line dancing class; Wednesday, Oct. 8 – 9 a.m., exercise; 10 a.m. concert; 11 .m., buffet; noon, gospel singing; 1 p.m., supper; Thursday, Oct. 9 –  8 a.m., breakfast buffet; 9 a.m., Inspiration Class; 10 a.m., Tai Chi; 10 a.m., blood pressure screening; 11 a.m., congregate meal; noon, bingo; Friday, Oct. 10 – 9 a.m., exercise; 10 a.m., Yoga; 11 a.m., congregate meal; 7-10 p.m., Friday Night Dance; Saturday, Oct. 11, 7-10 p.m., Saturday Night Dance

 


String quartet to perform at TTU

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

A visiting string quartet from Indiana will perform Oct. 16 at Tennessee Tech University’s Wattenbarger Auditorium. The Larchmere String Quartet is the Eykamp quartet-in-residence at the University of Evansville. The group has performed around the country and world since its inception in 2011, including Japan, Germany, England and Italy. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will start at 7:30 p.m. It is made possible by the Center Stage series, funded by the university general education fund. Wattenbarger Auditorium is in the Bryan Fine Arts Building, 1150 N. Dixie Ave., on the TTU campus.

 

 

 


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