Monthly Archives: September 2015

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on September 17, 2015 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

See today’s edition of The Expositor for a special feature on White County children who have valiantly fought cancer.

County Commission meeting

Posted on September 17, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in the third floor courtroom of the courthouse. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Yeshua’s Sabbath Church

Posted on September 17, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Scholarship Saturday offers Promise students computer access, pizza on TCAT campus

Posted on September 17, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tennessee College of Applied Technology – McMinnville will open its computer lab 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, for area high school seniors to sign up for Tennessee Promise and fill out their college applications as part of a statewide Scholarship Saturday.

The event is designed to encourage students to enroll in Tennessee Promise, Governor Bill Haslam’s  program to provide two years of community or technical college tuition. Tennessee Promise is part of the Drive to 55 initiative to increase the number of Tennesseans with some form of post-secondary credential, such as a college degree or technical certificate.

During Scholarship Saturday, students may come to 241 Vo-Tech Drive … Read More

Verlon Kirby

Posted on September 17, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Verlon Kirby, 89, of Sparta, passed away September 16, 2015, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Yard sale kits

Posted on September 17, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Appreciation Cookout

Posted on September 17, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Everyone is welcome. The community is asked to bring cards of appreciation to the event for the law enforcement officers and first responders. Sparta Police Chief Jeff Guth and White County Sheriff Oddie Shoupe will speak at the event. Other officials will also be part of the event. Call Brian McCutchen for more information: Office (931) 836-2874 or cell (931) 545-7543.

Rep. Black visits Sparta

Posted on September 17, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Alan Tatum and Jennifer Tatum-Cranford hosted U.S. Rep. Diane Black at Payless Family Pharmacy on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. They were able to speak with Rep. Black about numerous issues affecting local pharmacies.


Warriors and Trojans set to battle Friday night in Sparta

Posted on September 16, 2015 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Cheerleader chili supper and auction prior to the game

While the headline may sound that way, it’s not a tagline for a book or a movie about a battle in ancient Greece.

It’s simply a preview for a high school football game that involves two teams whose schools chose the strongest of soldiers to represent their athletes.

This Friday night, the Soddy Daisy Trojans and the Sparta Warriors will meet for the first time ever on the gridiron and it is a Region 4-5A match-up.

While the two schools have met, albeit scarcely, in other sports through the years, the change in football classifications by the TSSAA, has … Read More

WCHS Basketball BBQ dinner tickets on sale Friday

Posted on September 16, 2015 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Warrior and Warriorette basketball teams of White County High School will jointly host a BBQ dinner on October 23rd from 5-8 p.m. in the WCHS cafeteria.  The teams will be set up this Friday night, September 18th, at the football game against Soddy Daisy selling tickets to the event.

The cost of the ticket is $50, which admits two people to the dinner.  The ticket is also placed in a drawing for various door prizes throughout the night including the final prize which is for $5,000.

The proceeds from this dinner will help with expenses for both the high school basketball teams this season including a trip … Read More

BonDeCroft VFD upcoming events

Posted on September 16, 2015 8:08 am by Pamela Claytor

•October 7: Fire Safety Day at BonDeCroft Elementary School to teach students the fundamentals of fire safety.
•October 9: BonDeCroft Elementary School Fall Festival, giving firetruck rides and hosting a fire education booth.
•October 24: Informational breakfast with the fire department, 9:30 a.m. at the station. The department will provide coffee and some type of food. Please bring questions and suggestions for making YOUR department better.
•October 31: Halloween on the Mountain, 6 p.m. at the station. Come enjoy an evening full of fun, including a costume contest with awards, bonfire, homemade chili, hot dogs, drinks and treats as well as several raffles. All trick-or-treaters welcome!

The department … Read More

Bethel revival

Posted on September 16, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Who: Bethel Free Will Baptist Church

What: Revival, with Wesley Campbell, of Inman, South Carolina

When: 7 p.m., nightly; Monday-Friday, Sept. 21-25

Where: Church

Contact: (931) 738-8697

Bethel homecoming

Posted on September 16, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Who: Bethel Free Will Baptist Church

What: Homecoming (The Murray Family)

When: 9:45 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 20

Where: Church

Contact: (931) 738-8697

BonDeCroft Head Start open house

Posted on September 16, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

BonDeCroft Head Start will host an open house, 1-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at 9020 Crossville Highway. The staff and parents look forward to showing their center and the children’s art and crafts.

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