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Almyra sunrise service

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

Almyra Methodist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m., Sunday, April 5. Breakfast will be served after the service. Everyone is invited.


Dinah Pistole Bivens

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

Dinah Pistole Bivens, 66, passed away suddenly, on March 27, 2015.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Swindell Pistole and her father, Alva Eugene “Gene” Pistole.

Born in Sparta, she attended White County High School and graduated from Tennessee Tech University. She went on to earn her masters degree in counseling from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. Beloved by her students and fellow faculty, she was a career educator and counselor at Bradley Central High School, in Cleveland, Tennessee, for more than 30 years. She was a member and former president of the Laureate Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

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“Our Food Link” promoted April 10 at Floyd’s Cash Saver

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

Everyone is invited on Friday, April 10, 1-6 p.m., to come to Floyd’s Cash Saver and visit with members of White County Farm Bureau Women as they promote “Our Food Link.” You will be sampling Pick TN and local products Goolsby’s Sausage and Irwin’s Beef Jerky. There will also be a drawing at the conclusion of the event for two baskets of Pick Tennessee products, donated by Floyd’s Cash Saver and Northfield Vineyards. Donations of non-perishable items will be accepted for the Ronald McDonald house during the event. For more information call (931) 510-7213.


Gospel singing

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

New Hope The Baptist Church will have a gospel singing at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015. Featured singers will be Cumberland Valley Quartet. Fellowship and food. Everyone is invited. Bro. James Wright is the pastor.


Easter sunrise service

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

New Hope The Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m., Sunday, April 5. Breakfast will be served. Everyone is invited. Bro. James Wright is the pastor.


Purchasing Committee meeting

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

The Purchasing Committee will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in the County Executive’s Conference Room, Room 207, on the 2nd floor of White County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend.


Tornado siren test March 30

Posted on March 30, 2015 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

A test of the City of Sparta’s weather siren will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 30, weather permitting. Testing will not be done during inclement weather so as not to confuse the public about an actual weather threat.


Gas prices update

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Average retail gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.14/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 gas outlets in Tennessee. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.43/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. The national average has increased 3.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 112.6 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.


Be an ombudsman volunteer

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland Inc. is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic and skilled communicators to be volunteer ombudsmen. As a volunteer ombudsmen, you will be assigned a specific long-term care facility, working to ensure the resident’s rights are being protected. You will help residents with problems they are unable to resolve alone. Volunteer ombudsmen dedicate three hours per week to this job. Ongoing training and support are provided. For more information call Marie Ferran, (931) 432-4210.


Revival

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Community Fellowship Church, 382, W. Bockman Way, in Sparta, is having a spring revival, Sunday, April 12-Wednesday, April 15. Service times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday, and 6 p.m., Monday-Wednesday. The evangelist will be Bro. Ronald Roth, of Missouri. Bro. Eugene Lawson, pastor, invites everyone.


Church note burning celebration

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

North Sparta Church of God, 335 N. Spring St., in Sparta, will have at note burning celebration  May 10, 2015. This is the anniversary of the first service in the new building, which was Mothers’ Day, 2001. Guest minister will be Church of God TN State Bishop Mitch Corder.


Easter musical

Posted on March 30, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

North Sparta Church of God, 335 N. Spring St., will host an Easter musical, “Redeemed,” at 11 a.m.., Sunday, April 5.


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