Monthly Archives: July 2015

Jordan Eric Maxwell

Posted on July 27, 2015 4:04 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Jordan Eric Maxwell, 23, passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah.

He was a 2010 graduate of White County High School and attended Motlow College.

Jordan Eric enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, G.W. Swindell and Talmadge Maxwell.

Survivors include his daughter, Annika Maxwell, of Salt Lake City, Utah; parents, David and Karen Maxwell, of Quebeck; grandmothers, Mary Swindell, of Quebeck, Willene Scimemi, of Cookeville; and many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.

A memorial service will be 3-5 p.m., Aug. 2, 2015, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 


Dorothy J. Mace

Posted on July 27, 2015 4:04 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Dorothy J. Mace, 85, of Sparta, passed away today at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Martha M. Parsons

Posted on July 27, 2015 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Martha M. Parsons, 77, of Sparta, passed away July 25, 2015, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mrs. Parsons was born May 30, 1938, in Harlan, Kentucky, the daughter of late Russell and Donna Scott Herron.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Joe Edwin Dorton; her second husband, Jack E. Parsons; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, David Dorton, of Sparta; daughter, Debra Torres, of Sparta; sister, Faye Hamlin, of Sparta; brother, Frank Herron, of Kentucky; grandchildren, Julie Iles, Chastity Cowles; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., July 29, 2015, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Smith … Read More


Bobby E. Sherrell

Posted on July 27, 2015 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Bobby E. Sherrell, 79, of Sparta, passed away this morning at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


TDH issues public health advisory on Hepatitis C epidemic

Posted on July 27, 2015 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Tennessee Department of Health today issued a public health advisory urging residents to increase their awareness about Hepatitis C, a life-threatening disease spread by direct contact with blood from an infected person. The rate of acute Hepatitis C cases in Tennessee has more than tripled in the last seven years, and the steadily increasing number of cases may only represent “the tip of the iceberg” of the state’s Hepatitis-C epidemic, according to TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.


Block Party 2015

Posted on July 27, 2015 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


TTU’s Tennessee Small Business Development Center to host seminar targeting potential entrepreneurs

Posted on July 27, 2015 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Have you dreamed of owning your own business? Do you want to be your own boss? Do you have a great idea you think the world needs?

“So, You Want to Be an Entrepreneur” is the title of the free seminar being presented from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 4th on Tennessee Tech’s campus in Johnson Hall room 218 located at 1105 North Peachtree Ave. Cookeville.

Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by visiting the web site at www.tsbdc.org/ttu or calling the TSBDC office at TTU at (931) 372-3648.


Knoxville artist hosts show at TTU Center for Craft

Posted on July 27, 2015 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Large-scale paintings by Knoxville’s Michael Aaron Williams will be on display in Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Craft Gallery Two until Sept. 11.

Williams’ work in the show consists of painting coffee and ink on used, antique ledger paper.

The show, Blood Ties, is free and open to the public. The Center for Craft is open from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and noon- 5 p.m., Sunday.

The center is approximately six miles off Interstate 40 at exit 273. Go south on state Route 56 and turn left immediately after crossing Hurricane Bridge. This drive leads to the center, 1560 Craft Center Drive.


Sparkman Cemetery decoration

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

There will be a decoration at Sparkman Cemetery, in the Sparkmantown community of Van Buren County, on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Potluck lunch at noon, with a committee meeting o follow. For more information call (931) 657-5499.


Christian Life First Assembly donates to B.A.M.

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

Christian Life First Assembly makes a donation to B.A.M. Recently during VBS at Christian Life First the children had an offering competition pitting the girls against the boys, and together they raised $580.34. Presenting the check to Carleen Benson and Lyndee Clark representing B.A.M. are Pastor Brent Tevebaugh and VBS Director Angela Conatser and children from the church.


Locke receives white coat at ceremony

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

Caitlin Locke, of Sparta, received her white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Harrogate, Tennessee, on June 27, 2015.

Locke is a second-year physician assistant student at LMU-DCOM. The White Coat Ceremony is an important, public demonstration of a student’s commitment to patient care and professionalism. During the Ceremony, each physician assistant student is presented and “robed” with his or her short white laboratory coat.


TVA conducts safety checks at Great Falls Dam

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

As part of the ongoing improvement and maintenance program to ensure TVA’s dams meet today’s stringent industry safety standards, TVA will be conducting core drilling at Great Falls Dam. The core samples are being collected for structural evaluation of the dam as part of an ongoing “health check” of all 49 dams in the TVA system. The drilling does not harm the dam structure. The work begins the week of July 27, and should be completed in about eight weeks.


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