Monthly Archives: February 2017

Jerry Lynn Yates

Posted on February 26, 2017 2:02 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Jerry Lynn Yates, 63 of Fayetteville, formerly of Doyle, passed away Feb. 25, 2017, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements will be complete by 3 p.m., Feb. 26.


Eagles and Eaglettes both Advance to the Region Semifinals

Posted on February 25, 2017 11:11 pm by Andy Southard

The Van Buren County Eagles and Eaglettes have both advanced to the Region Semifinals. On Monday night the Eaglettes will play and on Tuesday night the Eagles will play. The Eaglettes were victorious over Boyd Buchanan 44-35. Mallory Christian led all scorers on the night with 20 points. The Eagles were able to pull out the 82-42 victory over Boyd Buchanan also. Sawyer Shockley led the Eagles with 18 points. The Eaglettes will play Monday at 6 pm CT at Marion County against Silverdale Academy. The Eagles will play on Tuesday night at Marion County against Silverdale Academy also.


Warriors survive and advance 

Posted on February 25, 2017 8:08 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriors win 67-54 over the Bradley Central Bears. Jared Carter led the Warriors with 19 points. Pierce Whited also finished with 18 points.


Warriors lead 58-54 with 29.5 seconds remaining

Posted on February 25, 2017 8:08 pm by Andy Southard


Warriors lead at the end of three quarters of play

Posted on February 25, 2017 8:08 pm by Andy Southard

Warriors lead 41-36 at the end of the third quarter.


Warriors trail at the half 

Posted on February 25, 2017 7:07 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriors trail Bradley Central 28-22 at the half. Pierce Whited leads the Warriors with 7 points.


Community supports Cassville VFD

Posted on February 25, 2017 10:10 am by Bobby Lee McCulley

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The community came out and supported their volunteer fire department this morning at Cassville. The Cassville Volunteer Fire Department hosted their ham breakfast fundraiser and had a good turnout. Volunteer fire departments in White County rely heavily on donations and fundraisers in order for them to be able to fund their training, purchase equipment, and to cover the costs of operating the fire department. Please consider supporting the men and women who volunteer to serve your community fire department the next opportunity you can.


Hickory Valley VFD had a great turnout for fundraiser

Posted on February 25, 2017 10:10 am by Bobby Lee McCulley

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This morning, Hickory Valley Volunteer Fire Department hosted their ham breakfast fundraiser. Members of the community turned out in great numbers to enjoy the ham breakfast as well as to support their volunteer fire department. Volunteer fire departments in White County rely heavily on donations and fundraisers in order for them to be able to fund their training, purchase equipment, and to cover the costs of operating the fire department. Please consider supporting the men and women who volunteer to serve your community fire department the next opportunity you can.


Warriorettes are moving on to the next round

Posted on February 24, 2017 7:07 pm by Andy Southard

Warriorettes survive and advance into the next round with a 54-51 win over the East Hamilton Lady Hurricanes. Deandra Luna leads the Warriorettes with 19 points.


Warriorettes trail at the half

Posted on February 24, 2017 6:06 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriorettes trail the East Hamilton Lady Hurricanes 27-21 at the half. Deandra Luna leads the Warriorettes with 8 points.


Maintenance work underway at the Sparta Drive-In

Posted on February 24, 2017 2:02 pm by Bobby Lee McCulley

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The weather is starting to show signs of warming up as Spring is right around the corner. For local movie goers that means only one thing, the iconic Sparta Drive-In will soon be opening for the season. Anyone who travels down Roberts Mathew Highway, you have most likely already seen crews working on repainting the Marquee that has been a fixture of the Sparta community for generations. Tommy Naramore, his company Anchor Management, are busy repainting the famous Marquee in order for it to be ready for opening weekend. The Sparta Drive-In will be kicking the season off on the March 3-4 weekend, and … Read More


Update on Hwy 111 accident

Posted on February 24, 2017 1:01 pm by Bobby Lee McCulley

UPDATE: On Feb. 24, at approximately 11:28 am, White County E-911 dispatchers were notified about a traffic accident on Highway 111 Northbound. Emergency personnel  from White County, including the Tennessee Highway Patrol, arrived at the scene, which was just north of the Hampton Crossroads exit. Troopers and emergency responders worked quickly on the scene which included a vehicle that slid into the median of Hwy 111.

While on the scene, emergency responders including those with the White County EMS, encounter numerous motorist who did not appear to make any efforts to slow down or to follow the Tennessee’s “Move Over Law”. TCA 55-8-132, “Move Over Law”, originally passed … Read More


Plainview Free Will Baptist singing

Posted on February 24, 2017 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The members of Plainview Free Will Baptist Church, at 685 Will Thompson Rd., in Sparta, and Pastor Gary Humphrey invite you to their first Saturday night gospel singing, at 6 p.m., March 4, 2017. The featured singers will be The Gilbert Family. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the singing. Everyone is welcome.

 


Chili dinner

Posted on February 24, 2017 8:08 am by

White County Humane Society/Friends of White County Animals will host their annual chili dinner, 5-7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 629 Valley View Dr., in Sparta. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets are available at The Fragrant Mushroom, The Mad Raven, The Berry Basket, and The Rusty Rooster. All proceeds go towards spay/neuter in White County.


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