Monthly Archives: December 2014

Warrior football team hands out team awards

Posted on December 23, 2014 7:07 am by Tammy Wilhite

See Thursday’s print edition to find out who took home the team awards from the Warrior football banquet.


Sonic Shootout gets underway Saturday

Posted on December 23, 2014 7:07 am by Tammy Wilhite

The seventh annual Sonic Shootout tips off Saturday at Roy Sewell Gymnasium.  The Warriors take on Sequoyah at 6 p.m. on opening day.  The Warriorettes will follow against Franklin County at 7:30 p.m.

See Thursday’s print edition for a full preview of the tournament.

 


WCTE Community Cinema features a special presentation of “A Path Appears”

Posted on December 23, 2014 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Community Cinema, presented by WCTE, the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Independent Lens, and CPAC is offering an advance screening of A Path Appears, from the creative team behind the groundbreaking series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. The Community Cinema screening at CPAC will preview Episode 1: “Sex Trafficking in the USA” from A Path Appears. This preview screening event on Tuesday, January 6 is free and open to the public. The film will begin at 6 p.m., and attendees can arrive after 5:30 p.m. to enjoy complimentary light refreshments before the show. Ashley Judd is featured in this


White County Humane Society “paying it forward”

Posted on December 23, 2014 4:04 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tonya Carter, owner of Riverbank Books, has been a supporter of White County Humane Society’s “doggy bank” program ever since her store opened in 2012. When her store was tragically destroyed by fire last month, the members of the Humane Society decided to “pay it forward.” Members Monica Jicha, Susan Fischer and Grace Grebel present Carter with a check to help with expenses involved in opening a new store.


UCHRA announces commodities re-certification

Posted on December 23, 2014 4:04 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, known as commodities, that it is time for re-certification of their commodities card. It is very important for recipients to re-certify their commodity card with their local county offices prior to the first pick-up date. Re-certification date starts around Jan. 2, 2015. If you think you or someone you know qualifies for this program, please contact the UCHRA office in your county for more information. UCHRA county telephone: White County (931) 738-6255

 


Ben F. Young Jr.

Posted on December 22, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Ben F. Young Jr., 66, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 21, 2014, at River Park Hospital, in McMinnville.

Mr. Young was born April 26, 1948, in White County, to Ben F. Young Sr. and Pearl Lee Young.

He was a retired brick mason and furniture store owner.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Erbie Young and Charles Young.

Survivors include his three daughters Krystal Young, of Sparta, Shelia Armstrong and husband David, of Sparta, Janie Pierce and husband Kenneth, of Mt. Sherman, Kentucky; grandchildren, Cole Young, Sarah Young, Jordan Armstrong, Aaron Armstrong, Maddie Pierce; three sisters, Sherry Young, Wilma Miller, Darlene Young, all … Read More


Fred Leslie Miller

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Fred Leslie Miller, 75, of the Gum Springs Mountain community, passed away Dec. 19, 2014, at Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta.

Mr. Miller was born Sept. 4, 1939, in White County. He was the last surviving child of the 11 born to Merril and Roxie Young Miller.

He was retired from White County Lumber Company. Mr. Miller was an avid fisherman, Dale Earnhardt fan and visited the people of the community on his golf cart to deliver bread and also made rounds to the nursing home to visit friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters; and his wife of 53 years, Lillie Faye … Read More


Nora Doris Jones

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Nora Doris Jones, 93, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 22, 2014, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Jones was born on Nov. 30, 1921, in Clinton, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Claude Lock and Anetta Eastep Lock.

She was a member of the Baptist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, in Michigan.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by two husbands, James Billings, Ralph E. Jones; two sisters, Zelma Long, Mildred Williams; and two brothers, Leo Lock and Elmo Lock.

Survivors include her daughter, Karen Cantrell and husband Gerald, of Sparta; two granddaughters, Michelle Green and husband Tony, of Sparta, Kimberly … Read More


Nurses, industrial maintenance technicians head TCAT class

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The first hybrid practical nursing class and 15 industrial maintenance technicians highlight a group of 41 graduates recognized at the conclusion of fall trimester for the College of Applied Technology – McMinnville, on Dec. 18, 2014. Hybrid practical nursing students receive 49 percent of their instruction online. They develop and practice skills in the on-campus laboratory and at clinical sites. Sarah Clark. of White County. was among the 11 practical nurses graduating. Ethan Hutcheson completed his welding program.

 


Wanda Alexander retires

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

E-911 held a retirement party for dispatcher Wanda Alexander, who will be retiring this week after 20 years of dispatching for E-911. Several county officials and emergency services personnel stopped by to wish her a happy retirement.


Wanda Alexander

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

E-911 held a retirement party for dispatcher Wanda Alexander, who will be retiring this week after 20 years of dispatching for E-911. Several county officials and emergency services personnel stopped by to wish her a happy retirement.


Wanda Alexander retires

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

E-911 held a retirement party for dispatcher Wanda Alexander, who will be retiring this week after 20 years of dispatching for E-911. Several county officials and emergency services personnel stopped by to wish her a happy retirement.


Wanda Alexander retires

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

E-911 held a retirement party for dispatcher Wanda Alexander, who will be retiring this week after 20 years of dispatching for E-911. Several county officials and emergency services personnel stopped by to wish her a happy retirement.


Wanda Alexander retires

Posted on December 22, 2014 1:01 pm by Pamela Claytor

E-911 held a retirement party for dispatcher Wanda Alexander, who will be retiring this week after 20 years of dispatching for E-911. Several county officials and emergency services personnel stopped by to wish her a happy retirement.


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