Monthly Archives: November 2014

White County Executive visits the library

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Raela Gore

Today, White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson joined Mayor Jeff Young at the White County Public Library to read to the children.


Mayor Young reads for Story Time

Posted on November 20, 2014 11:11 am by Raela Gore

Today, Mayor Jeff Young visited the White County Public Library for Story Time.  During his visit, Mayor Young read to the children and discussed the importance of reading.


Kathi Carter retirement reception Nov. 21

Posted on November 20, 2014 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Kathi Carter will be retiring from US Bank after more than 33 years of service. Everyone is invited to stop by US Bank, Bockman Way Branch, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, and help her celebrate this milestone.


Report outlines effects of poverty on young minds

Posted on November 20, 2014 9:09 am by Raela Gore

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is recommending two-generation programs to help low-income families and children rise from the detrimental effects of poverty.  The foundation has released a report outlining the effects poverty has on young minds and steps that can be taken to break down the barriers put up by poverty– Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach.

To read the full story, pick up today’s edition of The Expositor.


FFA poinsettia sale in progress

Posted on November 20, 2014 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Kaylie Anderson and Caleb Roberts, of the White County FFA, are shown with this year’s poinsettias grown by the greenhouse class. The annual poinsettia sale is in progress. Poinsettias can be purchased at the White County Career Tech Center at the high school campus. Orders from churches and businesses are welcome as well as individual orders. Proceeds from the sales of the poinsettias help assist students with expenses incurred from attending career development events, and state and national convention.

 

 


Saint Andrews Christmas Spectacular is this Saturday

Posted on November 20, 2014 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor


Story time this morning with special guests

Posted on November 20, 2014 8:08 am by Raela Gore

Today at the White County Public Library, story time will take place at 10 a.m. with some special guests.  Join Ms. Dana at the library for story time.


Small Business Saturday is Nov. 29

Posted on November 20, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Support from those who live and give local can produce an economic ripple effect during Small Business Saturday, on Nov. 29 Tennessee’s “small batch” and artisan food makers often depend on other small businesses to sell their products to the public. Typical independent businesses that carry local products include gift shops, florists, local wineries, food co-ops, or regional diners and restaurants. Some of these small businesses specialize in gift baskets made with Tennessee products and can ship those baskets to their recipients.


MADD launches Tie One On For Safety®

Posted on November 19, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide launched the 28th annual Tie One On For Safety holiday red ribbon awareness campaign to prevent drunk driving by designating a non-drinking driver. Ribbons are available at participating Nationwide offices. For a complete list of locations, go to the MADD Tennessee website at www.maddtn.org.  To purchase a red ribbon car magnet with a minimum donation of $10, please visit madd.org/toofs.


Christmas Concert and Sing-along set for Dec. 7

Posted on November 19, 2014 1:01 pm by Raela Gore

The Cookeville Community Folk Orchestra will present a free sing-along Christmas Concert from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 7.  at First Christian Church in Livingston.  The sing-along will feature holiday songs both old and new.


Tyler Hilton to perform at the Backdoor Playhouse tomorrow

Posted on November 19, 2014 1:01 pm by Raela Gore

Tyler Hilton will be performing at the Backdoor Playhouse at TTU on Thursday, November 20.  The doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m.  Admission is free.


Santa to visit Cookeville Depot Museum Dec. 6

Posted on November 19, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

Cookeville Depot Museum’s annual Christmas Open House for 2014 will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 6th. Events include games with prizes, a balloon artist, a magician, live reindeer, face painting, cookies, caroling by Mentonation, elves, a selfie booth and, of course, Santa! Santa takes his cookie break from noon-1 p.m.  


Story time tomorrow with special guests

Posted on November 19, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

Tomorrow at the White County Public Library, story time will take place at 10 a.m. with some special guests.  Join Ms. Dana tomorrow at the library for story time.


Maker Camp off for the holidays

Posted on November 19, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

The Maker Camp program at the White County Public Library will be off for the holidays.  Maker Camp will reconvene on December 3.


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