Royal City in concert

Posted by | October 23, 2014 3:20 pm

Royal City will be in concert at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Old Bethel Baptist Church, at 498 Bethel Hollow Rd., in Quebeck. Everyone is invited to attend.



Show us your pics!

Posted by | October 23, 2014 2:11 pm

Is your yard or home decorated for fall? We want to see! Send your pics to pamela@spartalive.com and we will share them here at SpartaLive!


White County Animal Shelter open for extended hours this week

Posted by | October 23, 2014 10:02 am

Selma is available for rescue or adoption at the White County Animal Shelter.

Due to the high number of animals currently at the White County Animal Shelter, the shelter will be open for extended hours this week to encourage potential adopters to come out and meet the dogs.  The shelter will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today, tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.  The shelter is also asking for volunteers to stop by and help.  The shelter is located at 5600 Gum Springs Mountain Road in Sparta.  To contact the shelter, call (931) 761-3647.

 


2nd Annual Superhero Ball set for Nov. 15

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:50 am

From 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Tennessee Technological University Memorial Gym. the 2nd Annual Superheroes Ball will be held to benefit the American Cancer Society.  This is a mother/son date night event.  Tickets are $20 and are available at the Cookeville American Cancer Society office, Fun Factory, The Little Gym Cookeville, and Tennessee Print Masters.  A ticket includes admission to the ball, on-site activities, and food.  Children’s tickets also include a t-shirt.  T-shirts are available for adults for $10.


Trick or Treat at the Y

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:46 am

Sparta-White County YMCA has partnered with Walmart to hold Trick or Treat at the YMCA this year on Halloween from 5 – 8 p.m. There will be games, candy, face painting, and just plain old fashioned fun! Call the YMCA at 836-3330 if you have questions or want more information.


Cassville Fire Department Breakfast scheduled for Saturday

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:43 am

Cassville Fire Department will be holding their fund raiser breakfast on Sat., Oct. 25,  6:00am-10:00am.
Delivery available for orders of five or more. To schedule a delivery, call 931-761-2476.
The menu includes: Ham, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes, biscuits and gravy, eggs, orange juice, milk and coffee.


Brandon Brown charged in alleged Golden Mountain meth lab

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:38 am

A reported dispute between family members led to the arrest of a Sparta man, Brandon Duane Brown, for reportedly manufacturing methamphetamine at a residence on Golden Mountain Road. For more information on the arrest, see today’s edition of The Expositor.


Cassville Elementary School practices school bus safety

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:38 am

Bus driver Larry “Bubba” Johnson has been visiting White County’s elementary schools and middle school to talk to kids about bus safety.  The students are trained in drills and make timed escapes from the school bus to prepare them should an emergency ever occur.

Photos submitted by Cassville Elementary School.


W.A.K.E. announces final meeting of the year

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:33 am

W.A.K.E., formerly known as the White County Anti-Drug Coalition, has announced their final meeting of the year will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at noon at First National Bank in Sparta.


White County Schools observes School Bus Safety Week

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:23 am

For White County school bus driver Larry “Bubba” Johnson, safety always comes first.  For 18 years, Johnson has been dedicated to the safety of the students who board his bus each morning.  Every year, Johnson visits White County’s elementary schools and middle school to discuss school bus safety with students.

To read the full story, pick up today’s edition of The Expositor.


YMCA Winter Wonderland Craft Bazaar Nov. 7-8

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:23 am

YMCA Winter Wonderland Craft Bazaar has been scheduled for Nov. 7 – 8th at the YMCA. Hours are Fri. Nov. 7th 6 – 10 p.m. and Sat. Nov. 8th 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.There will be a wide range of vendors with may different products, and holiday gift ideas. There will be a food concession as well, so you can enjoy the shopping, and take a break for some food. If you’d like to participate with a craft or know someone that might like to, call Robbie Tindle at  the YMCA at 836-3330.  Admission to the event is free


Walmart donates to YMCA

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:22 am

Ricky Hodge, manager of the Sparta Walmart store, presents a check for $1,000 to the YMCA Board of Directors in support of youth programs at the Y.

 


Tennessee Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:19 am

Tennessee Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment begins Nov. 15, 2014 and will continue until Feb. 15, 2015. Call (931) 528-8422 for help with your application. This is the phone number for Tennessee Health Care Campaign for the Upper Cumberland, 14 S. Madison Ave., in Cookeville.

 

 


Central View Elementary School practices School Bus Safety

Posted by | October 23, 2014 9:18 am

With the help of bus driver Larry “Bubba” Johnson, White County’s schools are ready for anything.  Johnson has been visiting White County’s elementary schools and the middle school to teach kids about school bus safety.

Photos were submitted by Central View Elementary School.




Eddie Eagle makes an appearance

Posted by | October 22, 2014 2:03 pm

Darlene Young, of White County Sheriff Department, and Eddie Eagle

Eddie Eagle stopped by Woodland Park to make sure the students remember what to do if they see a gun.


Woodland Park students learn about gun safety

Posted by | October 22, 2014 1:56 pm

Woodland Park students and teachers recount Eddie Eagle’s motto: stop, don’t touch, leave the area and tell an adult. Eddie Eagle teaches children how to stay safe if they were to find a gun.


Meth lab reportedly located in Golden Mountain residence

Posted by | October 22, 2014 12:32 pm

A large meth lab was reportedly discovered in a Golden Mountain home by officers with the White County Sheriff Department on Oct. 18. One suspected was arrested and has been charged in the bust. For more information, see tomorrow’s edition of The Expositor.


Wild Food Day this Saturday

Posted by | October 22, 2014 12:25 pm

This Saturday, Oct. 25, Fall Creek Falls State Park will be hosting Wild Food Day, featuring field trips identifying wild plants and workshops on preparing wild meats and breads.

For more information, call 423-8815708.


Trick or Treat at the Y!

Posted by | October 22, 2014 11:42 am

Trick or Treat at the YMCA this year on Halloween from 5 – 8 p.m. There will be games, candy, face painting, and just plain old fashioned fun! Call the YMCA at 836-3330 if you have questions or want more information.

 

 

 


Art ‘n Ale Trail coming up

Posted by | October 22, 2014 11:37 am

Thor McNeil has announced that this year’s Art ‘n Ale Trail is set for November 1 following a kick-off party.  For more information, visit the Art ‘n Ale Trail Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-n-Ale-Trail/161415984050751?fref=photo.


Ambulance visits pre-school

Posted by | October 22, 2014 10:42 am

On Oct. 22, James Bumbalough, paramedic with White County Emergency Medical Services, explains to children at First United Methodist Church’s pre-school how trained personnel take care of patients they are transporting. The children were able to actually view different types of bandages, as well as put on stethoscopes and listen to their hearts and learn about several other pieces of medical equipment on-board the ambulance.


Details released in Calfkiller Bridge crash

Posted by | October 22, 2014 10:31 am

According to a report by Patrolman David Grissom, the crash that took place on Oct. 17 that left the south bound lanes of Highway 111 near the Calfkiller River shut down for some time, was reportedly caused by a driver in the left lane veering into the right lane, forcing the driver off the road. More more details, see tomorrow’s edition of The Expositor.


HOME grant meetings set

Posted by | October 22, 2014 10:24 am

The meetings to apply for the HOME rehabilitation grant funds for City of Doyle and White County have been set for the following dates:

White County, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 27 at Oldham Theater
Doyle, 6 p.m., Oct. 28 at Doyle City Hall

See tomorrow’s edition of The Expositor for a full list of the items applicants are required to bring to the meeting if they hope to apply for the grant funds.


Commodities distribution

Posted by | October 22, 2014 9:37 am

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency will hold a commodities distribution for White County, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 6, 2014, at White County Ag Building of the Fairgrounds, 565 Hale St., 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.

 

 

 

 


Extended hours at the White County Animal Shelter this week

Posted by | October 22, 2014 9:11 am

Ruthie is available for rescue or adoption at the White County Animal Shelter.

This week, the shelter will be open for extended hours.  The shelter will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Anyone who would like to meet the pooches is welcome to drop by.  Additionally, the shelter is asking for volunteers to help show the dogs to potential adopters.

 


Spooky Saturday is this weekend

Posted by | October 22, 2014 9:05 am

At 10 a.m. this Saturday at the White County Public Library, the library will be holding the 5th annual Children’s Spooky Saturday.  There will be a haunted puppet show, a costume parade, trick or treating, and more.  For more information, call Dana at (931) 836-3613.


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