Monthly Archives: December 2018

Warriorettes trail heading to the fourth

Posted on December 28, 2018 1:01 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriorettes trail Cherokee High School 48-36 heading into the fourth quarter.


Warriorettes trail at the half

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriorettes trail Cherokee High School out of North Carolina 37-21 at the half.


Warriors pick up their first win in Florida

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Andy Southard

After suffering a first round loss on Thursday afternoon, the Warriors rebounded to pick up their first win in Florida, by a final score of 67-60 over North Bullitt High School. The Warriors were led by Grant Slatten, who finished with 28 points.

The Warriors will close out the tournament tomorrow at 1:30 pm ET/12:30 CT.


DAR presents portrait to American Legion Post 99 in Sparta

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Daughters of the American Revolution Rock House Chapter recently presented a portrait of the First Commander in Chief to the American Legion Post 99, in Sparta. L-R: Linda Witt, Judy Hutchings, Mark Tylka, Pamela Wood, Nancy Knight. Sparta American Legion Post 99 meets the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m., at the American Legion Building, in Sparta. All veterans are welcome.


Commodities distribution

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency will hold a commodities distribution for White County, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 3, 2019, at the Women’s Building at the Fairgrounds, in Sparta.

Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

“This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.”


Gene Hodge book signing

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The event will be at White County Public Library,  8 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 5.


Warriors extend their lead in the third

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriors offense got kick started in the third quarter as they jumped out to a 57-38 lead heading into the final quarter of play. Grant Slatten is leading the Warriors with 28 points.


Warriors lead by eight at the half

Posted on December 28, 2018 12:12 pm by Andy Southard

The Warriors lead 35-27 over North Bullitt High School at the half.


Warriors lead after one

Posted on December 28, 2018 11:11 am by Andy Southard

The Warriors lead the North Bullitt 15-12 after one quarter of play.


Santa Letters 2018 keepsake edition

Posted on December 28, 2018 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The Expositor has several editions of Santa Letters 2018 for sale at 75 cents per copy. These would make great keepsakes for family members. Available while supply lasts. Stop by the office at 34 W. Bockman Way, Monday-Friday, 8-4 p.m.


Putnam/Cookeville law enforcement gift residents a safer New Year

Posted on December 28, 2018 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The Cookeville Police Department and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office will offer free safe rides home to Putnam County residents between the hours of 10 p.m., on Dec. 31, and 2 a.m., on Jan. 1. Law enforcement statewide will be conducting sobriety checkpoints as usual. However, to cut down on the number of automobile accidents and DUI arrests in this area, CPD and PCSO will be offering free sober rides home. Cookeville Police Department will take care of calls made within Cookeville city limits, and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office will attend to all other sober ride requests made within Putnam County.

“Our goal is to make sure … CONTINUED


White County unemployment at 3.5 percent, Van Buren 4.5 percent

Posted on December 28, 2018 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Each of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in November 2018 according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

Ninety-one counties had an unemployment rate of 5 percent or lower during the month and only four counties had a rate higher than 5 percent.

White County is listed at 3.5 percent; Van Buren County, 4.5 percent; Cumberland County, 3.9 percent; DeKalb County, 4.1 percent; Putnam County, 3.4 percent; and Warren County, 3.8 percent.

Williamson County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 2.5 percent, which was 0.2 of a percentage point lower than the previous month. Both Davidson and Rutherford counties … CONTINUED


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