Monthly Archives: March 2015

Thomas Edward Meehan

Posted on March 28, 2015 10:10 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Thomas Edward Meehan, 56, of the Cummingsville community, passed away March 26, 2015, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Mr. Meehan was born Sept. 6, 1958, in Petaluma, California, to William Meehan and Inez Hocker Meehan.

He served in the U.S. Army for 16 years and then worked as a correctional officer for the State of Tennessee. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of Friendship Methodist Church, in Cookeville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Keri Lynn Meehan; a brother, Kirk Meehan; and half-brother, Darren Zwisler.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Kretschmar Meehan, of the Cummingsville community; daughter, Linda Leonard, of … Read More


Fred’s to hold children’s yard sale

Posted on March 27, 2015 3:03 pm by Pamela Claytor

Fred’s, located at 159 W. Turn Table Road, will be holding a children’s yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 28. Proceeds will benefit Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.


WCMS student attends 2015 IJBBA Legacy Leadership Conference

Posted on March 27, 2015 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Elizabeth Dodson, a student at White County Middle School, is currently attending the IJBBA Legacy Leadership Conference  at Texas A&M University. This conference is geared to increase juniors’ knowledge in agriculture as well as build leadership abilities. There are industry tours, ranch tours, motivational speakers and lots of other fun-filled events. Pictured are Samantha Reece of Marshall County, Clay Prater of Warren County, Avery Brown of Coffee County, and Elizabeth Dodson(second from left) if White County.


Young leaders learn about co-ops, agriculture at conference

Posted on March 27, 2015 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

A group from White County joined more than 300 others at the 2015 Young Leaders Conference held Feb. 27 and 28, 2015, at the Drury Plaza Hotel, in Franklin. The annual conference brings couples and individuals together from rural communities to learn about cooperatives, share their views about agriculture and discuss current issues facing rural Americans. Selected to represent White County were Zach and Heather Jolly, sponsored by White County Farmers Co-op; Tyler Sparkman and Kristin Farris, sponsored by Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers; and Brannon and Eryka Randolph, Terra Kimes, Cameron Shelby, and Luke and Amanda Teeple, sponsored by Young Farmers and Ranchers.

 


Special Olympics shirts on sale for $15

Posted on March 27, 2015 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

The Upper Cumberland Special Olympics t-shirt sale is kicking off! This t-shirt sale is for the entire Upper Cumberland, which includes 14 counties. The Special Olympics team wants to paint our region sky blue on May 1. Designate a person at your school or office to take orders and get them back as soon as you can. The last day to order will be April 24 by 3 p.m. so we can have your shirts back by the wear date of May 1. Nancy Benningfield, Jill McCulley and Dawn Brady will be collecting orders for t-shirts. Shirts are $15.


Governor Haslam proclaims March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day

Posted on March 27, 2015 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced March 29, 2015 as Vietnam Veterans Day to recognize the courage, service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War. On March 30, 1973, President Richard Nixon began withdrawing combat troops from Vietnam. Between 1961 and 1975, more than 49,000 Tennesseans served in Southeast Asia. Approximately 6,000 Tennessee troops were wounded in the Vietnam War and 1,295 Tennessee service members were killed. There are currently 27 Tennesseans missing in action (MIA) in connection with the Vietnam War. In 2008, Tennessee became the first state to proclaim a Vietnam Veterans


David Gene Conley

Posted on March 27, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

David Gene Conley, 52, of Sparta, passed away March 23, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Conley, of Sparta.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Thomas E. Meehan

Posted on March 27, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Thomas E. Meehan, 56, of Sparta, passed away March 26, 2015, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, in Nashville.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Kindergarten and pre-k registration

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Pre-k and kindergarten registration will be 10 a.m-6 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015, at White County Board of Education, 136 Baker St. Pre-k is for children who will be 4 years old on or before Aug. 15, 2015. Kindergarten is for children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 15, 2015. Bring the child and the following documents: birth certificate, Social Security number, Tennessee Department of Health certificate of immunization, physical exam, proof of residence (kindergarten only), income documentation (pre-k only).


21st Annual Bon Air Mountain History Fair

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, May 3

What: Bon Air Mountain History Fair

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary School

Contact: (931) 935-5424 or (931) 739-2904

Sunday, May 3

What: Lunch (fundraiser)

When: Noon-2 p.m.

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary School

Contact: (931) 935-5424 or (931) 739-2904

Sunday, May 3

What: Six scheduled bus tours to Eastland and Clifty

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary School/Bon Air Mountain Historical Society History Fair

Contact: (931) 935-5424 or (931) 739-2904


Potluck

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, March 28

Who: Quebeck-Walling Community Club

What: Potluck, bring a dish to share

When: 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Quebeck Community Center

Contact: (931) 657-1009

 


Faith Promise Missions Conference

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sun.-Wed., March 29-April 1

Who: Calvary Baptist Church

What: Faith Promise Mission Conference with different missionary speakers nightly.

When: Sunday, 3-29-15, through Wed., 4-1-15, Sun. 11 a.m. service, Sun. night 6:00 p.m. service, Mon.-Wed. at 6:30 p.m. with International Suppers at 5:30 p.m.

Where: 4417 Roberts-Matthews Hwy., Sparta,

Contact: (931) 738-5260


Cassville breakfast

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, March 28

Who: Cassville Volunteer Fire Department

What: Breakfast (includes biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, orange juice, coffee, milk) $7 for adults, $5 for children

When: 6-10 a.m.

Where: Fire hall, 227 Cassville Lane

Contact: (931) 761-2476 for deliveries

 


Watoto Children’s Choir to perform April 5

Posted on March 27, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, will present their new production “Oh, What Love,” at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 5, at North Sparta Church of God, 335 North Spring St., in Sparta. The event is free and open to the public. Since 1994, Watoto Children’s Choirs have traveled all over the world sharing the plight of Africa’s orphaned children. Each child in the choir has suffered the loss of one or both of their parents but they have been rescued and now live in a Watoto Village.

 


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