Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bethel Thanksgiving service

Posted on November 13, 2015 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Bethel Free Will Baptist Church will have a service at 7 a.m., on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone is invited. For more information call (931) 738-8697.


Board Valley soup/chili supper

Posted on November 13, 2015 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Board Valley Youth Group will host a soup/chili dinner, 4-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Sparta Civic Center. The meal is $5 and includes a bowl of chili or soup, dessert and drink. The Bryant Family will be singing at 6 p.m. All proceeds go toward helping others during the holiday season.


Pet food drive

Posted on November 13, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

On Nov. 21, 2015, 8 a.m.-noon, White County Farmer’s CO-OP at 271 Mayberry Street, in Sparta, will be hosting a pet food drive to benefit the Friends of White County Animals.

White County Farmer’s CO-OP employee Kaydee Johnston says, “We are proud to support Friends of White County Animals by helping low income and elderly households feed and keep their pets.”

All types of dog and cat food will be accepted. It can be purchased at the CO-OP or brought in from outside sources to be donated. The CO-OP is offering a 10 percent discount for pet food purchased at the CO-OP to be donated to FWCA. The … Read More


Randy Clark Bouldin

Posted on November 13, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Randy Clark Bouldin, 44, of Spencer, passed away Nov. 10, 2015.

Mr. Bouldin was born Feb. 11, 1971, in McMinnville, to Larry and Anita Bouldin.

He was a carpenter, avid outdoorsman and loved singing. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he s survived by his wife, Lesa Adcock Bouldin, of Spencer; children, Peyton Flowers Bouldin, Heydon Clark Bouldin, Junah “J.D.” Daniel Clark Bouldin, of Spencer; stepchildren, Bryan Yates and wife Karla, Brad Julian and wife Keri; granddaughter, Adyson Griffith; step-grandchildren, Tyler and Bree Julian, Brett Yates; grandmother, Ellen Bouldin, of Sparta; brothers, Dale Bouldin and wife Jennifer, Jerry Bouldin, of … Read More


Pauline Floyd Hickey

Posted on November 13, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Pauline Floyd Hickey, 97, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 12, 2015, at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are in complete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Donald Lynn Millraney

Posted on November 13, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Donald Lynn Millraney, 53, of Spencer, passed away Nov. 11, 2015, at his home in Spencer.

Mr. Millraney was born July 1, 1962, in Spencer. He was the son of Jewell Cummings Hennessee.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Nov. 14, 2015, at Spencer Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m., Nov. 13, at Spencer Funeral Home.

Spencer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 


Cherry Creek breakfast

Posted on November 13, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Nov. 14

Who: Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department

What: Breakfast

When: 6-10 a.m.

Where: Fire hall, 124 Montgomery Rd.

 


Benefit for Roger Selby

Posted on November 13, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Nov. 14

Who: Roger Selby who has Guillian-Barre Syndrome

What: Benefit

When: 7-11 a.m., yard sale; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch; 4 p.m., auction

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary

Contact: (931) 235-9197


Flea Market Spectacular

Posted on November 13, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Nov. 14

Who: St. Andrew Catholic Church

What: Flea Market Spectacular

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: 829 Valley View Dr.

 


Reminder: Winter Wonderland set for Saturday

Posted on November 12, 2015 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Sparta-White County YMCA invites everyone to the 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at the Y, 123 Moore St. This event is free, and door prizes will be given away. There will be several activities for children, including face painting and balloon animals.


Kidney Smart Class

Posted on November 12, 2015 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A “Kidney Smart Class” is held the fourth Thursday of each month, 4-5:30 p.m., at 150 Sam Walton Dr., Suite 800 (Davita Dialysis Center). This class is to educate on kidney disease and help individuals who have chronic kidney disease to learn about ways to prevent kidney failure, when possible. In November and December, the classes will be on the third Thursdays, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. For more information call (931) 739-3550.


WCMS visits U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Posted on November 12, 2015 9:09 am by Delaney Austin

Coach Fare, seventh grade science teacher at White County Middle School, has been taking seventh grade students to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama for nine years. He said around the time of the field trip, he incorporates lessons on space and gravity while they learn about Newton’s laws of motion.


Airport discusses adding more involvement from cities and counties

Posted on November 12, 2015 9:09 am by Delaney Austin

Disagreements in elected official participation in the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Board of Directors caused a stir in the otherwise concurrent members.

Mayor of Cookeville, Ricky Shelton, proposed that members of all four municipalities involved with the financial backing of the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport should be active members of the Board of Directors during the entirety of their term.

Currently, the city and county elected officials rotate their terms as members of the airport board. Currently, the City of Cookeville and the City of Sparta have a representative while the county executives for White and Putnam county will be represented in the next rotation.

“I feel like … Read More


Tennessee Promise continues to see application growth

Posted on November 12, 2015 9:09 am by Delaney Austin

In the two years that TN Promise has been active, more than 117,000 students have applied to take part in the program—a groundbreaking scholarship and mentorship program that provides high school graduates last-dollar scholarships to attend two years of community or technical college free of tuition and fees.

“TN Promise gives me a better shot at being able to pay for college; it is great because it gives me two free years and that will cut my college cost at least in half,” said WCHS senior Samantha Wade. “Since I plan on majoring in forensic pathology, a degree that will take thirteen years to complete, I will gladly … Read More


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