Monthly Archives: March 2017

Yoga benefits Child Advocacy Center on April 2

Posted on March 29, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Synergy Mind & Body Studio will hold community classes, on Sunday, April 2, with all proceeds going to the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center. On Synergy’s monthly Community Day, class attendees pay what they can, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to a specified charity. On April 2, registered yoga teacher Laura Burgin will teach community yoga, at 2 p.m. Certified meditation teacher Petti Groth will teach a meditation class at 3:15 p.m. Synergy community classes are open to the public and are completely donation-based.

The mission of the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center is to serve children who are victims of drug endangerment, physical and sexual … Read More


Moana helps with recruitment for Head Start facilities in White County

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Moana recently attended recruitment events at Sparta Head Start and Bondecroft Head Start. Moana is a character in a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film tells the story of Moana, the strong-willed daughter of the chief of a Polynesian tribe. When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of help in saving her people.

 


Sheriff warns about littering

Posted on March 28, 2017 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Sheriff Oddie Shoupe states, “The White County Sheriff’s Department has received multiple complaints on littering recently. The department will start citing offenders per TCA 39-14-502 Offense of Littering, 39-14-503 Offense of Mitigated Criminal Littering, and possible arrest of Aggravated Criminal Littering 39-14-505.”

The sheriff continued, “We need to keep White County clean, and the sheriff’s department is urging the citizens to report any littering to the White County Sheriff’s Department at (931) 836-2700.”


23rd Annual History Fair at Bon Air

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, May 7

HISTORY FAIR

Who: Bon Air Mountain Historical Society

Wat: 23rd Annual History Fair and bus tours to Bon Air

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary School, 8095 Crossville Hwy.

Contact: (931) 739-2904

Sunday, May 7

HISTORY FAIR COOKOUT

Who: Bon Air Mountain Historical Society

What: Grilled hamburger or hot dog lunch: $6 or $5

When: Noon-2 p.m.

Where: BonDeCroft Elementary School, 8095 Crossville Hwy.

Contact: (931) 739-2904

 


Gospel singing

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 1

Who: Plainview Free Will Baptist Church

What: First Saturday gospel singing (featured singers will be Journey Home, of Sweetwater)

When: 6 p.m.

Where: 685 Will Thompson Rd., in Sparta

Contact: (931) 314-7988


Benefit yard sale

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 1

Who: Hensley Chapel Vacation Bible School

What: Benefit yard sale

When: All day (plate lunches will also be served)

Where: Church


Easter egg hunt

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 15

Who: Cummingsville United Methodist Church

What: Easter egg hunt

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Cummings Chapel Road, in Doyle


Nash Cemetery clean-up

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 1

Cemetery clean-up

Who: Nash Cemetery

What: Clean-up

When: 10 a.m. (in case of rain, the clean-up will be rescheduled)


Class of 1968 reunion

Posted on March 28, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 8

Class of 1968

Who: White County High School Class of 1968

What: 50th reunion planning meeting

When: 2:30 p.m.

Where: White County Public Library

Contact: (931) 316-7241


Camp Lejeune vets awarded benefits for eight diseases

Posted on March 28, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, between Aug. 1 1953, and Dec. 31, 1987, are eligible for V.A. benefits and compensation if they are diagnosed with any of eight diseases. The covered conditions are:

  • Adult leukemia
  • Aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Parkinson’s disease

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Elmore, White County veterans service officer, at (931) 836-3595.


Republicans elect new officers

Posted on March 28, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

On March 27, before a packed house at the White County Courthouse, the White County Conservative Republicans held their bi-annual reorganization meeting. Nominations and election of officers was conducted. A smooth transition took place as the 2017-2019 White County Executive Committee assumed their new positions.

Elected officers are:

Bill Loos, chair

Misty Ragland, 1st vice chair

Jim Sergio, 2nd vice chair

Wendell Rust, 3rd vice chair

Brenda Austin, secretary

Lisa Robinson, treasurer

Chairperson Loos spoke of unity and moving the party forward. Special appreciation for their service was extended to Robert Dunham and the retiring executive committee.


Saint Thomas Health names Brian Gill as new vice president

Posted on March 28, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Brian Gill, MSW, MBA has been named Vice President Service Line Development, Behavioral Health for Saint Thomas Health, effective April 3, 2017. This is a new position for Saint Thomas Health. Gill has worked in healthcare in multiple clinical and executive positions specializing in the behavioral health of youth, adults and older adults during his career. Saint Thomas Health is part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system.

Gill recently served as a corporate regional operations director supporting 10 behavioral health programs across the U.S.; he also held executive positions at Sonora Behavioral Health in Tucson, Arizona, and Montevista Hospital, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He … Read More


Findlay Elementary

Posted on March 28, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

HONOR ROLL

3rd grade

A’s: Langley Austin. Lorelei Bouldin, Paisley Bryant, Kameron Caldwell, Gracelyn Clark, Ashley Gibson, Shelby Gibson, Jonathan Lohorn, Jolie McBride, Sophia Morris, Neel Patel , Andrew Price, Haley Roberts, Harleigh Young

A’s and B’s: Katelyn Blakeman, Jayde Bumbalough, Macie Burton, Angel Clark, Zachary Conley, Jayden Farley, Matthew Judd, Mollie McDowell, Elise Pace, Sydney Sigler, Riley Slater, Will Thomas, Rhett Underwood, Will Walker, Joshua Whitaker

4th grade

A’s: Quinn Allen, Lucas Blakeman, Abby Heady, Gabriel Hume, Luci McKee, Gracie Meadow, Breanna Powell, Rayna Price, Nickolas Sims, Gage Stephenson, Gage Stover, Brady Swallows, Haley Trisdale, Aiden White

A’s and B’s: Emma Dorner, Chloe Fletcher, Sage Groff, Samuel … Read More


UDC members attend board meeting

Posted on March 28, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Members of the Tennessee Division United Daughters of the Confederacy recently attended the UDC Spring Board meeting, held at the UDC Memorial Building in Richmond, Virginia. L-R: Brenda Hall-McDonald, Division Parliamentarian; Jeanell Kutterer, Division Chaplin; Nelma Crutcher, past General Officer; Matilda Speck, Division President and member of Captain Sally Tompkins 2123; Pat Bryson, President General; Rebecca Sardella, Division 3rd Vice President; Elaine Russell, Division Historian; and Mary Loyd Reneau, Division Recording Secretary.


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