Monthly Archives: August 2017

Mattie Rhea Webster

Posted on August 1, 2017 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Mattie Rhea Webster, 90, of Sparta, passed away today, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


General Bryant Dunaway to guide district attorneys on exec committee

Posted on August 1, 2017 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, of Cookeville, was elected to represent Middle Tennessee on the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference’s Executive Committee.

“It is an honor to be elected by my colleagues to be a part of the Executive Committee,” said Dunaway. “The Executive Committee is committed to meeting the challenges that we face in Tennessee, and I look forward to representing Middle Tennessee.”

Dunaway also serves as chairman of the Conference IT Committee, as a member of the Conference Legislative Committee and Finance Committee. As District Attorney for the 13th Judicial District he serves Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, and White counties.

“General Dunaway is an … Read More


Quebeck potluck

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

Saturday, August 26

Who: Quebeck-Walling Community Club

What: Potluck, bring a dish to share

When: 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Quebeck Community Center

Contact: (931) 657-1009


Putnam County arrests fugitive wanted in three states

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

Jack Clifford Lovell

On Aug. 1, 2017, at approximately 8:40 a.m. Jack Clifford Lovell, 55, of Ohio, was arrested by Putnam County Sheriff Department. According to a press release from Putnam County Sheriff Department, Lovell is wanted in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Ohio for charges ranging from theft to attempt to commit forcible sexual intercourse with a minor.

The PCSD received information from a concerned resident on the whereabouts of Lovell about his active warrants. Sgt. Josh Reams, Sgt. Brandon Masters, and Detective Matt McDaniel went to a residence on Prosperity Drive in search of Lovell. Upon the arrival of the deputies, Lovell reportedly attempted to flee back into … Read More


Quarterback Club Auction and BBQ

Posted on August 1, 2017 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Aug. 5

Who: White County Quarterback Club

What: Auction and BBQ

When: BBQ at 5 p.m.; auction at 6:30 p.m.

Where: White County High School cafeteria

Contact: (931) 316-4635 for tickets, which are $10


Board Valley Free Will revival

Posted on August 1, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Mon., Aug. 7-Fri., Aug. 11

Who: Board Valley Free Will Baptist Church

What: Revival

When: 7 p.m. nightly

Where: Church

Contact: (931) 738-3004


Board Valley Free Will homecoming

Posted on August 1, 2017 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Aug. 6

Who: Board Valley Free Will Baptist Church

What: Homecoming

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Church

Contact: (931) 738-3004


Ward-Cashdollar reunion

Posted on August 1, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Aug. 12

Who: Relatives and friends

What: Ward-Cashdollar reunion

When: Noon (bring a covered dish to share for lunch)

Where: Ward-Cashdollar Cemetery

Contact: (931) 607-1983


Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale

Posted on August 1, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, Oct. 7

Who: All those interested in participating

What: All day yard sale (This year there will be spaces for travelers to park RVs.)

When: Starts at daylight and ends at dark

Where: The entire expanse of Bockman Way; will also include Pearson Park, next to Sparta Civic Center, and the vacant lot on South Church Street below the cemetery, which is the former location of the old jail. (All residents on side streets are also encouraged to participate.)

Contact: (931) 836-2666 or (931) 303-3237


Red Cross blood drive

Posted on August 1, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Thurs., Aug. 10

Who: American Red Cross

What: Blood drive

When: Noon-5 p.m.

Where: Sparta Civic Center


PRC Vacation Bible School

Posted on August 1, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Praise and Restoration Center Church will host a Vacation Bible School 5:30-8 p.m., Aug. 4, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 5. The theme is “Camp Out – Getting S’more of Jesus,” and both days will be filled with Bible songs and puppets, Bible stories, games, crafts, food, and lots of prizes for everyone. Classes are available for ages 3 on up to high school.   For  pre-registration or information call VBS director Missy Howard at (931) 808-3674 or email at Mhash1975@yahoo.com.

Sandra K. Patton

Posted on August 1, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sandra K. Paton, 59, of Sparta, passed away July 31, 2017, at her residence.

She was born April 19, 1958.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Aug. 3, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Highland Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Aug. 2, at the funeral home.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 


Shirley Christine Weaver

Posted on August 1, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Shirley Christine Weaver, 62, of Sparta, passed away July 31, 2017, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta.

She was born Aug. 14, 1954.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Aug. 2, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Aug. 1, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hunter Funeral Home PO Box 90, Sparta, TN 38583 to help the family with funeral expenses.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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