Monthly Archives: November 2017

Warriors lead 29-12 at the half

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

The Warriors lead the Signal Mountain Eagles 29-12 at the half. Grant Slatten leads all scorers with 13 points.


Warriors lead at the end of the first quarter

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

The Warriors lead the Signal Mountain Eagles 11-7 at the end of the first quarter.


Warriorettes win their 3rd straight

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

The Warriorettes picked up their 3rd straight win tonight with a 66-43 win over Signal Mountain High School. The Warriorettes were lead by Hannah Leftwich who finished with 22 points and 8 rebounds. Kendreah Reeves also finished in double digits with 11 points. The Warriorettes will return to action tomorrow night when they travel to Jackson County High School.


Warriorettes lead at the end of the 3rd quarter

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

The Warriorettes extended their lead and are up 44-26 heading into the 4th quarter.


Warriorettes lead at the half

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

The WCHS Warriorettes lead Signal Mountain 27-19 at the half. Hannah Leftwich leads all scorers with 9 points.


Republican Party meeting

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

When: Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Where: 3rd floor, White County Courthouse

1 East Bockman Way, Sparta

Guest speakers:

Denny Wayne Robinson: White County Executive, running for re-election (2018 election)

Steve Page: Candidate for White County Sheriff (2018 election)

The White County Republican Party meets at 7:00 pm on Monday, November 27, 2017 in the Commission Chambers on the 3rd floor of the White County Courthouse.

Come meet with fellow Republicans to learn about and discuss issues important to our local community, our state and our nation.


2018 White County Republican Caucus

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

EVENT: 2018 WHITE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CAUCUS

PURPOSE: Nomination of Republican Party Candidates running for White County Tennessee elected offices.

CAUCUS DATE: January 22, 2018

TIME: 7:00 pm (Doors open at 5:00 pm for Voter Qualification & Credentialing).

LOCATION: Sparta Civic Center 524 East Bockman Way Sparta Tennessee 3858

The White County Republican Party will hold a Caucus (Nomination Convention) on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Sparta Civic Center.

Voter Qualification & Credentialing begins at 5:00 pm and will continue until closure, prior to the vote.

Voters and those offering nominations must be White County bona fide Republicans per TNGOP Bylaws and Rules, and … Read More


Christmas Market

Posted on November 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Joy Elizabeth Willis

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

Joy Elizabeth Willis, 68, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 20, 2017, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta.

Mrs. Willis was born Jan. 14, 1949, in Cahoozie, New York, the daughter of Henry Hulse and Elizabeth Burroughs Hulse.

She was a wonderful person, wife, and mother.

Survivors include her husband, David Willis, of Sparta; three sons, Joseph Willis, of Arizona, Jeffrey Willis, of New York, Dean Willis, of New Jersey; daughter, Carey Lynn Wedekind, of Virginia; sister, Charity, of North Carolina; and several grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m., Dec. 2, 2017, at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, in Sparta.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is


Janet Marcella Payne Jones

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

Janet Marcella Payne Jones, 62 of Dayton, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 20, 2017, at Life Care Center of Rhea County.

Mrs. Jones was born Feb. 7, 1955, in Chattanooga, to Clarence Wallace Payne and Eunice Lee Myers Payne.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jeremiah Jones; and a brother.

Survivors include her husband, James D. Jones, of Dayton, Tennessee, and a daughter, Joanna Patton, of Dayton, Tennessee.

Funeral service was 1 p.m., Nov. 22, 2017, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Shockley Cemetery, in Van Buren County. The Rev. Harold T. Jones and Paul Daniels officiated.

Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of


Margie Jane Brady Payne

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

Margie Jane Brady Payne, 64, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 24, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana, while visiting family.

She was born Jan. 11, 1953.

Funeral arrangements will be complete by 11 a.m., Nov. 27.


Thelma Ileen Dean Wheeless

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

Thelma Ileen Dean Wheeless, 64, of both Sparta and Gonzales, Louisiana, passed away Nov. 20, 2017, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Wheeless was born March 3, 1953, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to J.W. Jones and Vida Vernice Jones.

She was a caregiver.

Mrs. Wheeless was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Tammy Young; sisters, Vicki Melancon, Connie Hood, Gwen Dearman; and brother, Bobby Dean.

Survivors include her husband, Al Wheeless, of Gonzales, Louisiana; daughter, Tracie (Gary) Mayers, of Gonzales, Louisiana; two sons, Johnny (Jami) Hood, of Sparta, Jason (Penny) Hood, of Gonzales, Louisiana; son-in-law, Jamie Young, of Sparta; grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica, and Joseph Mayers, Deric … Read More


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