Donations to White County Library July through September 2019

Posted by | October 3, 2019 11:51 am

Books in Memory:

  • Ralph Douglas Broyles, Legendary Farm Tractors, given by Findlay United Methodist Church
  • Ralph Benningfield, Praying the Bible, given by Hoyte Jones
  • Ralph Benningfield, More, given by Roger & Denise Creason
  • Holley R. Bridges, It’s OK that You’re Not Ok, given by Floyd’s Cash Saver
  • Debra Elaine Cantrell Carter, Where the Forest Meets the Stars, given by WCHS Class of 1972
  • Joe Pat Clark, Stars of Alabama, given by Floyd’s Cash Saver
  • Ernest Cotten, The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair, given by Findlay United Methodist Church
  • Doris Lucille Downs, Possible, given by Roger & Denise Creason
  • Larry Draughn, Redemption, given by Floyd’s Food Saver
  • Bransford England, The

Cassville breakfast Oct. 26

Posted by | October 3, 2019 11:48 am

Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will have a ham breakfast, on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the fire hall, 227 Cassville Lane. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, ham, bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. They will deliver orders of five or more. More information or to place orders: (931) 761-2476. We will have a FREE $300 gift card door prize that will be given away at the October breakfast. One ticket per person. Ticket is FREE. No purchase required. You do NOT have to be present to win.

Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale Oct. 5

Posted by | October 3, 2019 10:30 am

Shoppers peruse the many vendors’ booths at the Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale several years ago. Everyone is encouraged to take part in this event, on Oct. 5, 2019, that brings people to Sparta from the entire state of Tennessee as well as some visitors from other states.

By Rachel Auberger

Vendors have already begun reserving their spots for the Oct. 5 Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale that will stretch along Bockman Way from Sparta Civic Center, on the east end of town, to the Masonic Lodge, on the west end.

According to Tina Lomax, this year’s event organizer, 30 vendors have already reserved spots for the annual sale that brings people to Sparta.  Lomax said the spaces are free to reserve, but the event committee is asking for a $5 advertising donation from each vendor.

“We are advertising the event throughout the Upper Cumberland,” Lomax explained. “Sparta, Cookeville, Crossville, Smithville, even Water Town, plus we … CONTINUED

Get your copy of today’s Expositor

Posted by | October 3, 2019 8:03 am

Get The Expositor at these locations:

WHITE COUNTY: Highway 84 Market, Jose’s Market, Airport Marathon, Dollar General (all stores), Geer’s Grocery, Wilmar Market, Highway 70 Market, Central View Market and Grill, Big T’s Market, Keith’s Market, The Landing, Lazy Days Market, Mapco Express, Peacock Express, Bon Air Market, EZ Food Mart, Walgreens, Floyd’s Cash Saver, Sparta Market, Highway 111 Shell, Walmart, Regas Exxon, Alcorn’s Market, South Young Market, All In One/Sunoco (next to Burger King), Post Office

VAN BUREN COUNTY: Peacock Express, Citgo, Dollar General, Save-A-Lot, Spencer Drug Co.

Betty Ann Messenger

Posted by | October 3, 2019 7:24 am

Betty Ann Messenger, 86, of Sparta left us to be with her Savior, on Aug. 20, 2019, surrounded by her family.

We are greatly saddened to lose her presence in our lives on a daily basis, but we rest in the knowledge that Betty is a child of the God she held so dearly to her heart. Betty and her husband, Homer, were the owners of the Spencer and Doyle shirt factories and played an integral role in the community for many decades.

Betty lived a full and blessed life, with many trials and triumphs, but she always held fast to her faith and her undying love for … CONTINUED

Play our Pigskin Pick’em

Posted by | October 2, 2019 4:23 pm

Pigskin Pick’em, presented by SpartaLive and The Expositor, is live! Each week, we invite you to predict the winners of select high school and college football games. Make your best picks, and, at the end of the 15- week contest, one grand prize winner will receive a $250 Walmart gift card!

It’s not too late to play. We will drop your two lowest weekly scores, so it’s still anybody’s game!

Click here to play.

Cherry Creek breakfast

Posted by | October 2, 2019 12:09 pm

Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast, 6-10 a.m., Oct. 12, at the fire hall, 124 Montgomery Rd. The meal will include country ham, city ham, bacon, sausage, eggs cooked to order, white gravy, chocolate gravy, red-eye gravy, pancakes to order, milk, orange juice, and coffee. More information: (931) 738-8511.

Spencer Baptist homecoming

Posted by | October 2, 2019 12:08 pm

Spencer First Baptist Church, in Van Buren County, will have a homecoming beginning at 10:15 a.m., Oct. 6, with the Caravan Singers. Preaching begins at 11 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow.

Bluegrass at amphitheater

Posted by | October 2, 2019 11:02 am

A bluegrass concert, which is sponsored by the City of Sparta, will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Sparta Amphitheater, on Liberty Square, in downtown Sparta. Featured performers will be “Banjocats” and “Clinchfield.” In case of rain, the concert will be moved to Sparta Civic Center. Admission is free.



Sparta Speaker Series Fall 2019

Posted by | October 2, 2019 9:09 am

Third floor of the White County Courthouse, on Liberty Square

Programs begin at 7 p.m. CST

Sponsored by Virgin Falls State Natural Area, the Friends of Virgin Falls, And White County


September 19 – The Adventures of Working with Mules.  Join mule trainer Malcolm Jessup as he shares stories of his travels, and insights into working with mules.

September 26 – Everything You Wanted to Know About a Tree But Was Afraid  to Ask.  Guy Zimmerman, retired from the Tennessee  Division of  Forestry, will speak on forest fires, invasive exotic species, urban forestry, selling timber, tree health and anything you wanted to know about a tree but … CONTINUED

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