Monthly Archives: January 2017

Warriors lead Warren County at the Half

Posted on January 27, 2017 8:08 pm by Andy Southard

Warriors lead Warren County 29-24 at the half. Malik Murray leads the Warriors with 9 points.


Warriorettes win by 26 over Lady Pioneers

Posted on January 27, 2017 7:07 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriorettes took care of business tonight against the Lady Pioneers, winning by a final of 61-35. Hannah Leftwich led all scorers with 13 points. Deandra Luna finished with 12 points.


Warriorettes lead at half and Leftwich passes 1000

Posted on January 27, 2017 6:06 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriorettes lead Warren County 37-17. Deandra Luna lead the Warriorettes in scoring with 11. At the 2:40 mark in the first quarter Hannah Leftwich scored her 1000th point as a Warriorette


Reporter needed

Posted on January 27, 2017 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Red Cross blood drive

Posted on January 27, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A Red Cross blood drive will be noon-5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Sparta Civic Center. Visit wwwredcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Sparta 19 to schedule an appointment.


Fifth Sunday singing

Posted on January 27, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A fifth Sunday singing and covered dish supper will be Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at Peeled Chestnut United Methodist Church.  Supper begins at 5 p.m., with the singing to follow. Joyful Praise from Smithville will be the featured singers.


Cutest Couple – enter now

Posted on January 27, 2017 6:06 am by


The Expositor Photo Contest

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 pm by


U.T. Extension offering “E-commerce options for direct farm marketers and value-added food producers” class

Posted on January 26, 2017 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Have you ever sold anything over the internet? Have you ever thought about putting your business on the web? If so, UT Extension in Van Buren and White counties will be offering a class for you.

“E-commerce options for direct farm marketers and value-added food producers” will be a class you will not want to miss.

The class will take place at the UT Extension office, in White County. Chuck Grigsby with the Center for Profitable Agriculture will be presenting this hour-long class over lunch. The class will start around 11:30 a.m., with a lunch, then the presentation. Although the lunch and event is free, you are … CONTINUED


United Way opens funding process for local non-profits

Posted on January 26, 2017 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The application process is now open for non-profit organizations to request funding from United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland. The application is open to be completed by any organization that provides health and human services to individuals in the service area. The United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland serve the following Tennessee counties: Clay, Cumberland, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Putnam, Smith, Trousdale, Van Buren, White, and Wilson.

Organizations wishing to apply for funding may visit the United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland’s website at www.givetouwwc.org, and click on “Request Funding” to begin the process. Applicants must first complete a … CONTINUED


Storyfest in the Park set for April 22

Posted on January 26, 2017 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Stories aren’t just for children – not in this area anyway.

And plenty will be told during the Cookeville History Museum’s fourth annual Storyfest in the Park on April 22.

The free event is scheduled for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Dogwood Park under a large tent behind the Cookeville History Museum, a City of Cookeville Department of Leisure Services facility. This year’s theme is “Lend Us Your Ears.”

Headliners include nationally known storytellers Charlie McCoin, also a comedian and writer; Elizabeth Rose, who tells Appalachian folklore and other light-hearted stories; and Bil Lepp, five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest, whose humorous tall tales contain morsels of … CONTINUED


Posted on January 26, 2017 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


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