Monthly Archives: March 2015

WCTE visits Sparta Head Start

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

WCTE’s Ready To Learn folks along with Clifford and The Cat in the Hat visited the kids at Sparta Head Start today as part of their recruitment kick off and in celebration of Read Across America week.


WCTE visits Sparta Head Start

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

WCTE’s Ready To Learn folks along with Clifford and The Cat in the Hat visited the kids at Sparta Head Start today as part of their recruitment kick off and in celebration of Read Across America week.


Highway 111 at Walmart intersection

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Slick roads

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Salt truck wrecked in a ditch on Burgess Falls Road

 


Wightman new assistant director at TCAT in Crossville

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

TCAT Crossville announces the hiring of Cliff Wightman to the position of assistant director at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville, on Feb. 9, 2015. Mr. Wightman is alumni of the precursor to TCAT Crossville, the Crossville Area Vocational Technical School, where he was a student in the Machine Tool Technology program in 1990. Mr. Wightman also holds an A.A.S. from Roane State Community College, a B.S. from Tennessee Technological University and a M.B.A. from Bethel University.  Cliff and his wife Robbie live in Cumberland County with their daughter Abigail.

 


WCTE Annual Dinner postponed to March 31

Posted on March 5, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

WCTE’s Annual Dinner, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 5, has been postponed due to the winter storm that has hit the Upper Cumberland  WCTE has rescheduled this event for Tuesday, March 31. The event will still be held at the Leslie Town Centre with all previously scheduled events for the evening to remain the same.  Tickets to the March 5 Annual Dinner were sold out, but due to the re-scheduling additional seats may open up for the March 31 event.  Please check WCTE’s website at wcte.org/annualdinner for seat availability, or call WCTE’s offices.


Mott and Bilbrey inducted as new members of TN Radio Hall of Fame

Posted on March 5, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame will induct seven new members at the group’s banquet on May 2. Two who are well known in the Upper Cumberland area are among those honorees.

Keith Bilbrey, whose career began at WHUB in Cookeville, matured on WSM in Nashville and continues in national syndication. Bilbrey served as a peronality on WSM-AM and an announcer on the Grand Ole Opry for years. He is now the host of Classic Country Today, which is heard on 175 stations. He MCs Music City Roots which airs on PBS-TV and also on many radio stations including HippieRadio 94.5 (WHPY-FM) in Nashville. Bilbrey also appears nationally on … Read More


Closed

Posted on March 5, 2015 4:04 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County schools are closed today.


Commodities distribution rescheduled

Posted on March 4, 2015 4:04 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

White County commodities distribution through UCHRA has been cancelled for Thursday, March 5, due to weather. It is re-scheduled for 8:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 11,  at White County Agriculture Complex.


Bull and Thistle chef to appear at U.C. Home and Garden Show

Posted on March 4, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Barry O’Connor, of Gainesboro’s Bull and Thistle, will share his award-winning culinary talents with “Taste of Mediterranean” as he prepares a meal to remember using fresh pork, wild seafood, warm Mediterranean salads, and fresh dressings at the Upper Cumberland Home and Garden Show, March 13-15 ,at Hyder-Burks Pavilion, in Cookeville. The event will feature the latest trends for home building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping. Admission is $4. Event hours are 4-8 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday; and noon-4 p.m., Sunday. For directions and more information, call the Home Builders Association at (931) 528-7472 or visit online at www.uchba.com.


Celebrating 102 years

Posted on March 4, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Irene Green McCall celebrated her 102nd birthday March 2, 2015. A party was held Saturday, Feb. 28, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.

Mrs. McCall, was born March 2, 1913, in White County, Tennessee, to Willie S. Green and Nora Bussell Green. She is the last of the Green siblings.

Mrs. McCall was married to John Thomas McCall in Oct. 21, 1939 until his death on Jan. 15, 1958. They have two sons, John Douglas McCall and Stephen Thomas McCall.

She graduated from Pleasant Hill Academy, in 1934, attended Baxter Seminary for two years and attended TPI (Tennessee Tech/Cookeville) 1935-1937.  During this period of time, she worked for Army … Read More


South Young Street wreck slows traffic

Posted on March 4, 2015 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

A multiple vehicle crash on South Young Street at approximately 12:20 p.m. slowed the southbound lane of traffic on South Young Street. Sparta Police and White County EMS were on the scene.


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