Monthly Archives: March 2015

Safety in construction zones taught by Ollie Otter

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Ollie Otter made a visit to Sparta Head Start, on March 19, 2015, to teach the children about booster seat safety. LBJ&C Sparta Head Start is now taking applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Call (931) 836-2615 for more information.


Ollie Otter teaches children about booster seat safety

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Ollie Otter made a visit to Sparta Head Start, on March 19, 2015, to teach the children about booster seat safety. LBJ&C Sparta Head Start is now taking applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Call (931) 836-2615 for more information.


Sparta Head Start children learn out booster seat safety

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Ollie Otter made a visit to Sparta Head Start, on March 19, 2015, to teach the children about booster seat safety. LBJ&C Sparta Head Start is now taking applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Call (931) 836-2615 for more information.


Ollie Otter visits Sparta Head Start

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Ollie Otter made a visit to Sparta Head Start, on March 19, 2015, to teach the children about booster seat safety. LBJ&C Sparta Head Start is now taking applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Call (931) 836-2615 for more information.


Goodwill job fairs

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

PUTNAM AND WHITE COUNTIES: Goodwill Career Solutions center, 565 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, will host a job fair for DP Personnel, in Sparta, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., March 23.

PUTNAM AND CUMBERLAND COUNTIES: Goodwill Career Solutions center at 565 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, will host a virtual job fair for Lowe’s in Cookeville and Crossville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 24.

CUMBERLAND, WHITE, PUTNAM AND SMITH COUNTIES: Goodwill Career Solutions center, at 565 S. Jefferson St., Cookeville, will host a job fair for Wise Staffing in Cookeville, Sparta, Gordonsville and Crossville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 27.

More information is available at www.events.goodwillcareersolutions.org.


Environmental activist to speak at TTU

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Thinking green is in Emily Hunter’s blood, and March 24 she will speak about her experiences making environmental documentaries and blogging about the movement. The Toronto-based activist is the daughter of Robert Hunter, the first president of Greenpeace, and her mother, Bobbi Hunter, was the first woman to save a whale by blocking a harpoonist. Her latest focus is on activists who use technology, including drones and other digital tools, in environmental causes. Hunter’s talk will be 7 p.m., in Derryberry Hall Auditorium, 1 William L. Jones Dr., in Cookeville. It is free and open to the public.

 


TBI investigation yields drug, weapon charges for Van Buren man

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Van Buren County man in connection with drug investigation.

TBI Agents began investigating William Reed Moody Jr. in September 2014. During the course of the investigation, agents developed information that Moody, a convicted felon, was in possession of a firearm and was also involved in drugs.

On March 16, 2015, the Van Buren County Grand Jury returned indictments for Moody, charging the 40-year-old Spencer man with one count of felon in possession of a weapon and one count of manufacturing, delivering, selling, or possessing schedule VI drugs.

On March 19, 2015, deputies from Van Buren … CONTINUED


First Love Church

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Pastor David Copeland is excited to announce that First Love Church will meet at its new site, at 264 Judah Dr., for the first time, on March 29, 2015. Sunday morning worship is 10 a.m. An open house will be scheduled at a later date. Services are broadcast at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., on Sunday, and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, on Ben Lomand TV.


Tina and Tae’s Grand Opening Event

Posted on March 20, 2015 5:05 am by Delaney Austin

Tina and Tae’s located on Bockman Way adjacent to Compu-Geeks will be hosting a grand opening event today from 10-5.

A grand prize will be a paint party valued at $120.

 


CRMC raises funds to help benefit cancer patients

Posted on March 19, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Volunteers from the Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation and Pet Therapy Program at Cookeville Regional Medical Center recently sold custom made dog houses at the 2015 Upper Cumberland Home and Garden Show to raise funds to provide Personal Treatment Journals for local cancer patients. One of the dog houses was built by the Overton County Veterans of Foreign Wars with a patriotic theme. While attending the Home Show, Marie Overstreet saw the dog house and fell in love with it. She purchased it for her dog, Jack. Learn more about this program at www.CookevilleRegionalCharity.org


Sisters donate to Locks of Love

Posted on March 19, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Sarah and Leah Mullican, daughters of Tim and Michelle Mullican, donated their hair to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths. Beautiful Lengths provides wigs to the American Cancer Society free-of-charge to give to patients undergoing cancer treatment. New wigs are available at American Cancer Society office, in Cookeville, at 753A Humble Drive. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information on this program please call (931) 520-7757.


Vonn Bell and YMCA staff

Posted on March 19, 2015 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Vonn Bell posed for a picture with his father, Sparta YMCA CEO Vencent Bell, and YMCA staff during his visit to the facility today.


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