Monthly Archives: January 2015

WCMS Warriors capture CTC title

Posted on January 31, 2015 11:11 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The White County Middle School 8th grade Warriors capped off a perfect Central Tennessee Conference season with a 36-33 win over Harris Middle School in the championship game on Saturday in Manchester.

The Warriors, who went undefeated in the regular season, had to hold off the team from Shelbyville for the 36-33 win.

See Monday’s print edition for complete details.

Next up for the Warriors is the TNT state tournament.  They will play in Springfield Friday against Knox Doss.


Warriors roll past Panthers

Posted on January 30, 2015 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The White County High School  Warriors rolled past Stone Memorial 82-58.


Warriorettes win at Stone Memorial

Posted on January 30, 2015 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Warriorettes defeated Stone Memorial 56-38 Friday in Crossville.


Rescue Squad Father-Daughter Dance tickets on sale today

Posted on January 30, 2015 4:04 pm by Pamela Claytor

The Sparta-White County Rescue Squad’s Fourth Annual Father/Daughter Dance has been set for 6-9 p.m., March 7, 2015. Tickets go on sale 5-8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Rescue Squad building, 320 E. Bockman Way, across from the post office. Tickets are $12.50 per person.


Findlay Elementary learns about chemistry

Posted on January 30, 2015 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Findlay Elementary helps Ollie Otter teach seat belt safety

Posted on January 30, 2015 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Findlay Elementary learns about seat belt safety

Posted on January 30, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Findlay Elementary hosts Col. Condrey

Posted on January 30, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Findlay Elementary literacy leaders

Posted on January 30, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Caregiver Support Group

Posted on January 30, 2015 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Upper Cumberland Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Disability would like to begin holding a monthly caregiver support group meeting in this area. The meetings would be for anyone caring for another individual of any age that could benefit from some support and counseling. If you are interested in attending a meeting or would like additional information, please contact Fran Davis, Family Caregiver Support Staff, at (931) 476-4119 or fdavis@ucdd.org.


“Welcome to Medicare” class

Posted on January 30, 2015 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

MedicareAre you turning 65 soon and confused about Medicare benefits and choices? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is conducting two free “Welcome to Medicare” classes at the White County Library, in Sparta, 10 a.m.-noon, and 5:30-7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 17.  The classes will consist of training on Parts A, B, C and D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. SHIP is a federally funded program administered through the Area Agency on Aging & Disability. Please call SHIP at 1-877-801- 0044 to reserve a seat.


Roberts appointed chief nursing officer for Highlands Medical Center

Posted on January 30, 2015 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

BUS•Highlands (Teresa Roberts)Teresa Roberts has been promoted to chief nursing officer for Highlands Medical Center, in Sparta, according to Bill Little, chief executive officer. Roberts began her career at Highlands Medical Center, in 2001, as the Director of Performance Improvement / Patient Safety Officer, with additional responsibilities including education, risk management, infection control, employee health and accreditation preparedness. She was promoted to Chief Quality Officer, in January 2004, and became the Interim Chief Nursing Officer, in May 2014. Roberts earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at East Tennessee State University and began her nursing career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

 


Alice McDonald Usrey Davis Vest

Posted on January 30, 2015 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Alice McDonald Usrey Davis Vest, 78, of Rock Island, passed away Jan. 29, 2015, at River Park Hospital, in McMinnville. She was born Jan. 27, 1937.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Jan. 31, 2015, graveside, at Old Philadelphia Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation before the services.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Bailey and Dunlap speak at legislative update

Posted on January 30, 2015 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Bailey and Dunlap speak at legislative update

Posted on January 30, 2015 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Bailey and Dunlap speak at legislative update

Posted on January 30, 2015 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood


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