Monthly Archives: November 2015

Eleanor Redman

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

Eleanor Redman, 89, a resident of the Cassville community in White County, passed away Nov. 7, 2015, at Erlanger Medical Center, in Chattanooga.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Quebeck potlucks

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

The Quebeck/Walling Community Club announced they will not be holding potlucks in November or December. Monthly potlucks will resume in 2016. The first potluck will be 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Potlucks are held on the fourth Saturday of the month at Quebeck Community Center, on Quebeck Road. Everyone is invited to attend, just bring a dish to share.


Taste of Home Cooking School

Posted on November 9, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood


For my father, a veteran

Posted on November 9, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Dear SpartaLive,

As we pause to celebrate Veterans’ Day, I would like to take this opportunity to remind us all of the true meaning of this holiday.

Amidst all of the pre-holiday sales, business closings, and time off for workers, the really important purpose is to pay tribute to veterans of all branches of service.

My father, Robert D. (Sarge) Roberts, a White County native, is one of our county’s most highly decorated Army veterans, having served more than 25 years, during which he fought in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He received many medals and commendations during his term of service (too many to mention … Read More


This Week in White County History

Posted on November 9, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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•Jay Scott accepted the position as Head Start Program Director for the LBJ&C Corp. He will be in charge of many counties in the Upper Cumberland, some of which include White, Putnam, Overton and Fentress counties. Before accepting the position, Scott was transportation supervisor for White County schools more than 12 years.
•Fifteen high school students from Sparta participated in the Middle Tennessee High School Journalism Workshop that was held on Tennessee Techs campus. Secondary school journalism students and teachers from all over the Middle Tennessee area attended and exchanged ideas with other publication and picked up some pointers along the way.
•Lothar Will was the guest … Read More


Veterans’ Parade – Desert Storm

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Maj. Larry Officer, a veteran of Desert Storm, is accompanied by his wife Brenda, who is beside him in the front seat, as well as a couple of friends.


Veterans’ Parade – JROTC

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County High School’s JROTC lead the Veterans’ Parade, on Nov. 7, 2015.


Veterans’ Parade – In honor and remembrance

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Herman Hill, who served in two military actions and is a decorated veteran, delivers the speech at the Rotary Veterans Park, on Nov. 7, 2015.


Veterans’ Parade – Representing several wars

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Veterans of several wars greet parade watchers on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.


Veterans’ Parade – laying of the wreath

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

James Ray, commander of the American Legion in White County, and Lt. Isabelle Kentner conduct the laying of the wreath ceremony in honor of all veterans who lost their lives fighting for their country. The ceremony was held at Rotary Veterans Park, on Nov. 7, 2015.


Veterans’ Parade – Precious time with an aging hero

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

William Bohannon, a decorated World War II veteran, which also includes a Purple Heart, stands with his son, Bill Bohannon, at Sparta’s Rotary Veterans Park during a ceremony on, Nov. 7, 2015, after a parade that honored all veterans of all wars.


Ronnie L. Williams

Posted on November 9, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Ronnie L. Williams, 43, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 8, 2015, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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