Monthly Archives: March 2016

Library spring book sale

Posted on March 1, 2016 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County Public Library will hold its spring book sale at Sparta First United Methodist Church, on North Church Street. All monies raised go directly to Friends of White County Public Library to assist with adding to the library’s book collection and funding for other library needs. For more information call (931) 836-3613.

Hours are:

9 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday, March 31

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, April 1

8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 2


Medicare help

Posted on March 1, 2016 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Friday, March 18

Who: TN SHIP

What: Help counsel on Medicare questions and concerns

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Where: White County Public Library

Contact: Call SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 for an appointment


Wanda Gail Hutson Williams

Posted on March 1, 2016 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Wanda Gail Hutson Williams, 57, passed away Feb. 26, 2016, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, in Nashville.

Mrs. Williams was born Oct. 6, 1958, in White County, to Paul Hutson and Willie Huff Hutson.

Funeral service will be noon, on March 2, 2016, at Ravenscroft Church of God, with burial in Robinson Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 11 a.m., March 1, at the church.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Eaglettes advance to region championship

Posted on March 1, 2016 6:06 am by Tammy Wilhite

The Van Buren County High School Eaglettes earned a spot in the Region 3A championship with a 73-38 win over Marion County Monday at CSAS in Chattanooga.

Despite getting off to a slow start, Van Buren turned things up in the final three quarters. The Eaglettes led by just three after one quarter, but outscored the Lady Warriors 19-9 in the second frame to take a 32-19 halftime lead.  VBHS then proceeded to outscore Marion 41-19 in the second half for the 35-point win, which improves them to 26-4 overall.

Lakelyn Bouldin tossed in 20 points to lead a quartet of double figure scorers.  Carly Cole and Mallory … Read More


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