Monthly Archives: March 2015

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.

 


Hours expanding at Goodwill stores

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

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee is extending business hours at its stores to better serve customers. Starting April 1, stores will open one hour earlier. New store hours will be 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and 10 a.m.-8 p.m., on Sunday. The new standard hours will also be observed during storewide half-off sales the first Saturday of each month, at the Goodwill Outlet store in Nashville and at Donation Express Centers connected to Goodwill stores.


TDOT construction update-Van Buren County

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

VAN BUREN COUNTY, SR-111 grading, drainage, and paving from south of Manus Road to south of SR-285 near Double Bridge Road: Work continues on this project. Utilities are currently being installed. Grading and blasting operations continue and the contractor is hauling borrow material within the construction zone. Motorists should expect delays. Flaggers will be present during progression of work. Motorists should use caution and be alert to construction equipment and vehicles within the work zone. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH and is being enforced. Estimated project completion date is November 2015. [Jones Bros., Inc. /CP&JP/CNM266]


TDOT construction update-White County

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

WHITE COUNTY, SR-111 (Spencer Hwy.) repair of bridge over Calfkiller River (LM 6.37) in Sparta: Work on this project continues. The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as necessary. Project completion date is June 2015. [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./CS/CNN292]


Soccer falls to Cookeville in overtime

Posted on March 27, 2015 12:12 am by Tammy Wilhite

While the other WCHS spring sports teams had their games cancelled due to the weather, the Warrior soccer team was able to get in their home opener.

On a cool, wet Thursday night in Sparta, the Warriors played host to archrival, Cookeville.  The two teams ended regulation tied at one, but the Cavaliers captured the 2-1 victory in the first session of the golden goal overtime period.


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