Monthly Archives: November 2014

Posted on November 5, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Election results – Nov. 4, 2014

Posted on November 4, 2014 10:10 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Governor – Bill Haslam TOTAL
1-1 Sparta Civic Center 309
1-2 Sparta Civic Center 114
2-1 Ag Complex 308
2-2 Woodland Park School 220
3-1 Ag Complex 636
4-1 Woodland Park School 217
4-2 BonDeCroft School 381
5-1 Doyle Civic Center 556
6-1 Central View School 143
6-2 Cassville School 446
7-1 Northfield School 700
Governor – Charles V. Brown
1-1 Sparta Civic Center 119
1-2 Sparta Civic Center 39
2-1 Ag Complex 111
2-2 Woodland Park School 80
3-1 Ag Complex 184
4-1 Woodland Park School 54
4-2 BonDeCroft School 129
5-1 Doyle Civic Center 179
6-1 Central View School

Hardees to close early for further construction

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

As Hardee’s prepares to add Red Burrito to their menu, they will be closing early tonight, at 6 p.m.,  due to construction for the addition of Red Burrito.

Ross arrested on DUI and drug charges

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

A Sparta woman is facing several charges after allegedly driving under the influence on Oct. 21. Sgt. Brent Copeland initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Mary Katherine Ross, age 26, who he described as “very disoriented.”    A search of her vehicle allegedly revealed pill bottles that belonged to someone else, a glass pipe with residue and a straw with residue. Ross was charged with DUI, possession of illegal drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule II drugs, possession of schedule IV drugs and possession without prescription. For full details of the arrest, see Monday’s edition of The Expositor.

White County FFA students kick off holiday fruit sale

Posted on November 4, 2014 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

FFA members are ready to take your holiday fruit orders. Orders forms will also be available at The Expositor front counter, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday–Friday. Fruit orders will be taken through the week of Thanksgiving and will be in for pick-up the first week of December. .  L-R: Hannah Wilkins, SkyAnn Wilson, Jenessa Bolin, Natalye Steele, Zoe Cantrell, Kaylie Anderson, Cody Simmons, Austin Bolin, Clay Wilson, Blake Carter and adviser Charles Cooper; second row, L-R: adviser, Kyler Moore, Caleb Roberts, David Gentry, Josh Templeton, Thomas Dalton, Colton Hudgens and Phillip Cole.

Heart of the City Fundraiser and Reveal Party set for Nov. 13

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

At 5 p.m. on Nov. 13 at Cookeville High School, a fundraiser and reveal party will be held for the Cookeville Community Playground, Heart of the City.  This family event will feature carnival games and food.

White County removed from drug list

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

The Director of National Drug Control Policy has removed five Appalachia counties from a federal list of High Intensity Drug Traffic Areas. In Tennessee those counties are White and Clay. According to a report issued by The Federal Register, the daily journal of the United Stated Government, The Executive Board of the Appalachia HIDTA requested the removal after assessing the threat and determining the counties no longer met the statutory criteria necessary.

White County Animal Shelter in need of supplies for winter

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

As the temperatures drop, White County Animal Shelter needs more supplies to keep the dogs healthy, clean, warm, and dry.  The shelter is asking for donations of liquid laundry detergent, dryer sheets, and size twin or full blankets.  The shelter prefers blankets that are of a sturdier fabric. To donate, drop off supplies at Compugeeks in Sparta or at the White County Animal Shelter.

White County Animal Shelter
5600 Gum Spring Mountain Road
Sparta, TN 38583
(931) 761-3647

Shelter Hours:

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 12:00 – 4:00
Thursday: 9:00 – 3:00
Friday: 9:00 – 3:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 3:00
Sunday: 10:00 – 3:00

After Thanksgiving Hike at Rock Island State Park set for Nov. 28

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

Join Park Ranger Allen Reynolds at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 for a moderate 1.6-mile walk along The Downstream Trail at Rock Island State Park.  The group will be analyzing local fauna and visiting some of Rock Island’s lesser-known waterfalls.  Hikers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and to bring water and binoculars.  The group will meet at the Twin Falls parking lot.


Fall Creek Falls 2-day backpacking trip set for Nov. 15, 16

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

On November 15 and 16, novice and experienced backpackers are invited on a 13-mile journey through the more remote areas of Fall Creek Falls State Park.  The two-day guided hike includes overnight camping.  Pre-registration is required.  Visit the Tennessee State Parks website for more information.

After Thanksgiving Hike at Fall Creek Falls- Lost Creek Waterfall

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

Follow up Thanksgiving family festivities at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29 with Stuart Carroll for an 18-mile scenic drive and short hike to Lost Creek Waterfall.  Meet at the nature center at 9 a.m.  This 1.5-mile hike that should last approximately 3 hours.


Election Night Watch and Appreciation Party

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

To recognize the volunteers and donors who have supported the Paul Bailey for State Senate campaign with their valuable time, talents, and resources, there will be a special Election Night Watch and Appreciation Party held in their honor, on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, after the polls close, which is 7 p.m. The event will be at Northfield Vineyards, 513 Ray Cemetery Road, just off Old Kentucky Road, in Sparta. Feel free to bring your friends and neighbors.

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