Monthly Archives: March 2018

Van Buren meet-and-greet

Posted on March 30, 2018 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group will be hosting a Meet Your Candidate event, at 5 p.m., April 21, 2018, at the Fall Creek Falls Community Center. This event will serve as a meet and greet for each candidate running for a public office in Bledsoe and Van Buren counties to reach out to the public on important issues of their campaigns. Each candidate will be given 3 minutes to introduce themselves and address the crowd. The Fall Creek Falls Community Action Group will be serving a pulled pork sandwich meal to the public beginning at 4:30 p.m. The meal will consist of a smoked pulled pork … Read More


Wenda’s Warriors Fish Fry

Posted on March 30, 2018 7:07 am by

Wenda’s Warriors will be hosting a Relay For Life fish fry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, at Sparta Civic Center (location has changed since last year). You have the choice of either a fish plate or a fish sandwich. Proceeds will go to American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which helps fund research and provide life-saving drugs.


Spencer Board of Mayor and Aldermen – March 29, 2018

Posted on March 29, 2018 5:05 pm by Kim Swindell Wood


Larisa Battles Larsen

Posted on March 29, 2018 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Larisa Bena Battles Larsen, 50, passed March 26, 2018, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

She was born Sept. 30, 1967, in Harriman. She was a cashier at Sea Mart, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Herbert and Mary Lull and Bill and Zula Battles and an uncle, Joe Battles.

Survivors include her husband, T.J. Larsen, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; parents, William Larry and Sharon Bonetta Lull Battles, of Chattanooga; mother-in-law, Jane Larsen, of South Carolina; aunts, Nelta (J.C.) Smith, Brenda Lawson, both of Sparta, Dorothy Battles, of Knoxville; and cousins, Frankie Battles, Paul Battles, Bob Lawson, Tim Lawson, Melissa Norris, … Read More


Michael Shane Maples

Posted on March 29, 2018 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Michael Shane Maples, 41, of Sparta, passed away March 28, 2018, at his residence.

Born Friday, July 16, 1976, in Frankfurt , Germany, the son of Gary Maples and Martha Jane Brock.

He retired with 20 years of service in the Army National Guard. He served during Operation Iraqi Freedom from June 2004 until December 2005.

Mr. Maples was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tad and Lucille Brock, and a brother, Gary Stephen Maples Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Amanda Lewis Maples, of Sparta; sons, Stephen Weston Maples, Daniel Shane Maples, of Sparta; daughter, Alexis Grace Kamryn Maples, of Sparta; parents, Ron and Jane Bennett, of Sparta, … Read More


Wenda’s Warriors Fish Fry

Posted on March 29, 2018 2:02 pm by

Wenda’s Warriors will be hosting a Relay For Life fish fry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, at Sparta Civic Center (location has changed since last year). You have the choice of either a fish plate or a fish sandwich. Proceeds will go to American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which helps fund research and provide life-saving drugs.


Wenda’s Warriors Fish Fry

Posted on March 29, 2018 2:02 pm by

Wenda’s Warriors will be hosting a Relay For Life fish fry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, at Sparta Civic Center (location has changed since last year). You have the choice of either a fish plate or a fish sandwich. Proceeds will go to American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which helps fund research and provide life-saving drugs.


Wenda’s Warriors Fish Fry

Posted on March 29, 2018 2:02 pm by

Wenda’s Warriors will be hosting a Relay For Life fish fry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, at Sparta Civic Center (location has changed since last year). You have the choice of either a fish plate or a fish sandwich. Proceeds will go to American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which helps fund research and provide life-saving drugs.


Board Valley revival

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Thurs.-Sat., April 26-28

Who: Board Valley Church

What: Revival (Johnny Phillips will be preaching; special singing each night)

When: 7 p.m., nightly

Where: Church


Rabies clinic April 21

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 21

Who: Sparta Veterinary Services

What: Rabies Clinic ($9)

When: 8 a.m.-noon

Where: 2541 Jerry Parker Rd.

Contact: (931) 739-8800


Rabies clinic April 14

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Saturday, April 14

Who: White County Veterinary Clinic

What: Rabies Clinic ($9)

When: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Where: 574 N. Spring St., in Sparta

Contact: (931) 836-3707


Pre-k and kindergarten registration

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Tuesday, April 10

Who: Pre-k (children who will be 4 years old on or before Aug. 15, 2018) and kindergarten (children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 15, 2018)

What: Registration

When: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Each individual school

Contact: (931) 836-2229


Copeland Chapel revival

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Mon.-Fri., April 2-6

Copeland Chapel Revival

Who: Copeland Chapel Church

What: Revival (evangelist will be Bro. Mike McCoy; special singing each evening)

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Church

Contact: (931) 738-5513


Calvary Baptist Easter service

Posted on March 29, 2018 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, April 1

Calvary Baptist

Who: Calvary Baptist Church

What: Special Easter program by Sunday School youth and children’s Master Club, at 11 a.m., and Easter egg hunt at noon, following the morning worship service

When: 11 a.m. and noon

Where: 4417 Roberts-Matthews Highway, in Sparta

Contact: (931) 738-5260

 


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