Monthly Archives: November 2014

Barrow-King to wed in June

Posted on November 20, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Together with their families Chaz Barrow of Sparta Tn and Dusty King, of Algood, Tennessee, would like to announce their forthcoming wedding to be held June 2015.


Robert Crawford displays his WWII Bible

Posted on November 20, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

Robert Lee Crawford Jr. displays a special Bible, in the spot in his shirt where he kept it through years of battle in WWII. His mother gave him the gold plated book before he left for war in 1942. Crawford’s story will be featured in Monday’s edition of The Expositor.


Crisis Intervention Team celebrates graduates

Posted on November 20, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Nine law enforcement officers graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training on November 7, 2014. The graduates represented Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, Oak Ridge Police Department, and White County Sheriff’s Department. Robert Thompson, a deputy with White County Sheriff Department, was among the graduates.  CIT is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention with community, health care, and advocacy partnerships. CIT provides 40 hours of specialized training for problem solving and de-escalating crisis situations with individuals who have a mental illness.

 


Rotary Club donates to Tangent Christmas Party

Posted on November 20, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Sparta Rotary Club recently presented Buddy Dicus with a check in the amount of $500 in support of his favorite project, the First United Methodist Church’s Tangent Christmas Party. This local charity has been improving the lives of disadvantaged youth in White County for more than 25 years. This year, more than 125 school children are expected to attend a holiday gathering where each will receive new pants, a new shirt, a new coat, a toy, a hot meal, and best of all – a visit from Santa himself.

 

 


Woodland Park Book Fair ends tomorrow

Posted on November 20, 2014 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Woodland Park Elementary School’s book fair ends tomorrow. The book fair will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and tomorrow.


Crowns for a Cause Holiday Queen Pageant this Saturday

Posted on November 20, 2014 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Crowns for a Cause Presents
6th annual Holiday Queen Pageant
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital Toy Drive
November 22nd starting at 10 a.m.
White Co. Ag Complex 565 Hale St. Sparta, TN
$50.00 plus a $10.00 toy the day of the pageant
For more information, see their facebook page.


Central View Elementary parents

Posted on November 20, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Central View Elementary health screenings have been completed for grades K, 2 and 4. If your child has failed any portion of vision, hearing or blood pressure, you will receive a referral letter in your child’s Friday folder. If your child passed the screenings, you will not receive anything. Please contact the school nurse if you have any questions.


Sparta Youth Basketball

Posted on November 20, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Nov. 23, 1-2 p.m., is the final sign-up for Sparta Youth Basketball at Findlay Gym.


Weather siren testing

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A test of City of Sparta’s weather siren will be conducted at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, weather permitting. Testing will not be done during inclement weather so as not to confuse the public about an actual weather threat.


Christmas yard sale

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Are you in need of inexpensive gifts for Christmas? If so, then stop for the Cash and Carry Jewels and More yard sale, 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the home of Kirk and Doris Young, 79 Whispering Pines Dr., in Sparta. The event is hosted by Doris Young and Carol Bonner. Items include Thirty-One products, Celebrating Home items, purses and jewelry. Portion of the proceeds will be used to help families in need during the holidays.


Landfill holiday closings

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County Landfill will be closed Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving; Dec. 25 for Christmas; and Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.

 

 

 


LBJ&C Head Start Policy Council meeting

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The monthly meeting of the L.B.J.& C. Head Start Policy Council has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 2, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the L.B.J.& C. Development Corporation, 1150 Chocolate Drive, Cookeville.


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