Monthly Archives: February 2018

Alan Tatum

Posted on February 28, 2018 5:05 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Alan Tatum, 65, owner of Payless Pharmacy, in Sparta, passed away Feb. 28, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be complete by noon, on Thursday.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Kevin Stacy Bouldin

Posted on February 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Kevin Stacy Bouldin, 44, passed away Feb. 26, 2018, from injuries he received in an automobile accident.

Mr. Bouldin was born April 4, 1973, in McMinnville.

He was a life long resident of Van Buren County

He was a fiber splicer for Ben Lomand Connect and a member of the Bethlehem Church of Christ, the Tennessee Cattleman’s Association, and the NRA. He loved farming, taking care of his cattle, and enjoyed hunting with his coon/squirrel dogs and deer hunting with his daughters and friends. He was a very special son, husband, father, brother, and uncle, showing special care to all his family. He loved to watch and support … Read More


Gospel singing in Spencer

Posted on February 27, 2018 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

 

Sunday, March 4
Who: First Baptist Church
What: Gospel singing featuring the group Exodus
When: 10:45 a.m.
Where: Church, 1021 Old Dunlap Rd., in Spencer


Latest candidates’ list

Posted on February 27, 2018 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Denny Wayne Robinson (R)

Jim Ward (I)

TRUSTEE

Angie Mackie Wilhite (I)

Joy Templeton (I)

Sampson Choate (I)

Shelly Clark (I)      

Kathryn Passons Adcock (I)

SHERIFF

Scott O’Dell (I)

Steve Page (R)

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

Beverly Finley Jolley (D)

Donna Daniels (D)

COUNTY CLERK

Sasha (Lee) Gray  (I)

REGISTER

Martha Bumbalough (D)

ROAD SUPERINTENDENT

Clay Parker (D)                                                                                          

COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 1

William (Andy) Haston (I)

Diana Haston (I)

Cain L. Rogers (I)

COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 2

Terry Alley (R)

T.K. Austin (R)

Bruce Frasier (I)

COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 3

Allan Hale (I)

Raymond Harold England (I)

Lonnie Crouch (I)

Robert McCormick (I)

COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT 4 Read More


Gospel singing

Posted on February 27, 2018 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Gospel singing with the group Exodus

10:45 a.m., Sunday, March 4

First Baptist Church, 1021 Old Dunlap Rd., in Spencer


Norman C. McCord

Posted on February 27, 2018 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Norman C. McCord, 89, Albertville, Alabama, formerly of Boaz, Alabama, passed away Feb. 24, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. McCord was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Alabama, to Samuel McCord and Effie Bailey McCord. His mother died early in his life, and he was reared by his dad and stepmother, Mary Ruth McCord. He was a retired wholesale auto dealer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanita Rowe McCord; sons: Danny McCord, Kevin McCord; brothers, Jim McCord, Robert McCord; and sister, Sammi DuPont.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Norma McCord and Chuck Wells, of Albertville, Alabama; grandsons, Taylor Barham, Garrett Barham; step-grandchildren, Destin and … Read More


Mardelle Saxsma Fattig

Posted on February 27, 2018 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Mardelle Saxsma Fattig, 91, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 24, 2018, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Fattig was born May 20, 1926, in Harvey, Illinois, to Raymond Saxsma and Rachel Katherine Jones Saxsma.

She and her husband, John Elvin Fattig Jr., were married in 1945, thus celebrating 72-1/2 years of marriage, living most of their lives in Harvey, Illinois. After retiring from work at Ingalls Hospital as an x-ray and nuclear medicine technician 36 years ago, Mrs. Fattig traveled and moved several times with her husband. They settled in Tennessee about 20 years ago, living in Sparta, and most recently at Life Care Center of Sparta.… Read More


Little League signups

Posted on February 27, 2018 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Friday, March 2, will be last day to sign up for 2018 Little League baseball and softball. The online sign-up will stop at midnight Friday.


DON’T QUIT! fitness centers will be awarded to three Tennessee schools

Posted on February 27, 2018 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Nomination process runs through April 6

On Feb. 26 2018, Gov. Bill Haslam announced the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, with Chairman Jake Steinfield, has selected Tennessee for its 2018 DON’T QUIT! fitness campaign.

“I am incredibly grateful to Jake Steinfeld and the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils for helping improve the health and lives of children in Tennessee,” Haslam said. “Encouraging our children to be physically active now can lead to a lifetime of good habits and help them grow into healthy adults. I thank Jake and his team for this generous opportunity.”

The NFGFC will deliver a state-of-the-art DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center to three … Read More


Father-Daughter Dance is March 3

Posted on February 27, 2018 6:06 am by

Sparta-White County Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting its 5th Annual Father-Daughter Dance, beginning at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018, at White County Ag Complex. The theme is “Boots and Beauties.” However, theme attire is not required. Music will be provided by “D.J. Freaky Dave.” Ticket sales will be 4-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3. Then, tickets will also be on sale every Friday … Read More


White County Commission meeting on Feb. 26, 2018

Posted on February 26, 2018 6:06 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Gary Wayne Boyd

Posted on February 26, 2018 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Gary Wayne Boyd, 73, passed away Feb. 25, 2018, at Signature Health Services, in Algood.

Mr. Boyd was born Aug. 11, 1944, in Warren County, and grew up in Van Buren County.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Boyd; his parents; John and Pauline Boyd; and a brother, John Thomas Boyd.

Survivors include one brother, Bobby Boyd, of Baxter; five sisters, Mary Maples, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Molly Prewitt, of Tucson, Arizona, Peggy Boyd Kowal, of Chesapeake, Virginia, Shirley Hosman, of Clearwater, Florida, Lori Boyd, of Woodstock, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m., Feb. 27, 2018, at White … Read More


Lois Lorene Williams Pack

Posted on February 26, 2018 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Lois Lorene Williams Pack, 73, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 25, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Pack was born June 18, 1944, in the Ravenscroft community of White County, to Orville Williams and Amanda Parks Williams.

She was a retired factory worker in a career that spanned from the old shirt factory to Mallory Timers and Southern Wood Products. She was most proud of being a mother to her family, as well as to all who entered her home.

Mrs. Pack was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eddie Pack Sr.; son, Martin Pack; great-grandson, Tyler McBride; and siblings, Addie, Kenneth, Mary, Elise, Harry, Horace, … Read More


Clay Roberts

Posted on February 26, 2018 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Clay Roberts ,73, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 25, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mr. Roberts was born Feb. 12, 1945, in Sparta, to Homer Whitley Roberts and Bessie Baker Roberts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Whitley and Bessie Roberts, and siblings, Vaughn Roberts, Joe Roberts, Dean Roberts, Charles Roberts, Wilfred Roberts, Wanda McGhee, Arrie Mae Jernigan, and Hazel Roberts.

Survivors include his siblings, Ray Roberts, Fred Roberts, Harvey Roberts, Willard Roberts, Frances Whitley, Opal Williams, Jeanne Kirby, Jim Roberts, Clay Roberts; daughter, Cristie (Greg) Vinson; grandchildren, Nickolas Hatmaker, Brooklyn Vinson; and special friends, Brenda and David Clouse.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. … Read More


Expositor Job Fair

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Expositor Job Fair

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