Daniel Beecher Young

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Daniel Beecher Young, 80, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 24, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Young was born Dec. 2, 1922, in White County, to Will C. and Zemma Knowles Young.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Young had also been a merchant.
Young was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Ellen Taylor Young; one daughter, Brenda Elaine Young; two sisters, Mary Evelyn Young and Margie Lorene Young; and five brothers, William Findley Young, Rhea Young, Paul Young, Oliver Young and Clay Young.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Barnes Young of Sparta; three daughters and one son-in-law, Nelle Greulich and … Read More


Janice June Chavez

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Janice June Chavez, 59, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 25, 2003, at White County Community Hospital.
Chavez was born June 29, 1943, in Spencer, to Auby F. Potter and Evelyn R. Reard Potter.
She attended Faith Trinity Assemblies Church and had been a nurse assistant.
Chavez was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Auby Potter Jr.
Survivors include one daughter, Vanessa Chavez of Georgia; two sons, Vincent Chavez of Georgia and Leo Chavez of Spencer; eight sisters, Lisa Potter and Ruth Rogers both of Sparta, Stella Potter of Monteagle, Charlotte Potter of Florida; Lois Grissom of Bone Cave, Shirley Baker of McMinnville, Reba Simmons of … Read More


Business of the Week

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Expositor Report
Scissor Shack offers cuts, perms, colors, manicures, highlights, waxing, pedicures and paraffin dipping.
They also carry a full line of products by Matrix and Catwalk by Tigi.
Scissor Shack is located at 767 Millers Point Road in Sparta.
Call for an appointment today at (931) 738-2500.


Riverdale takes two from WCHS

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Tammy Wilhite
Natalee Anderson puts up one of her five three point attempts in the loss to Riverdale.
Anderson made good on four of those five attempts on her way to 17 points but it wasn’t enough as Riverdale took the 61-50 win.
The Warriorettes host district leading, Cookeville, Tuesday night.
Photo by Tammy Wilhite



Emergency Planning Commission discusses disaster plans

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
When a real disaster strikes, emergency personnel must react with a quick response time. Practice drills help all divisions of emergency services and law enforcement establish proper procedures in the event on the actual event. However, communication is considered the key element in a successful operation.
During the meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Commission, several individuals expressed concern about not being contacted prior to the mock disaster drill, which took place recently at Life Care Center. Tommy Pedigo, mayor of Sparta, said he was not criticizing the effort, but he felt certain protocol should be followed when dispersing information. “People expect me to know … Read More


TNVS hosting powwow in Sparta

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
Many brave men and women of every race, color and creed have fought for the freedoms of Americans. With those thoughts in mind, John Hedgecoth and Pamela Pry, co-founders of the Tennessee Native Veterans Society (TNVS), are announcing the first Annual Veterans’ Powwow April 19-20, 2003, at White County Fairgrounds.
The TNVS was formed in March 2002 and was chartered with the State of Tennessee as a non-profit organization. “TNVS was formed to help the American Indian Veteran in obtaining the benefits and health care that they have earned,” said Hedgecoth. “We also work with the Veterans Administration to raise awareness of the spiritual and … Read More


Husband allegedly breaks wife’s legs

Posted by | January 27, 2003 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
A White County woman recently suffered two broken legs after her husband allegedly struck her with a crowbar.
According to a report filed by Deputy Charles Dennis, of the White County Sheriff Department, he received a request to go to D.C.I. Transportation, on Roberts-Matthews Highway, to check on the welfare of Donna Joseph. Upon his arrival at the business, Dennis observed George C. Joseph, 43, of Doyle, sitting in a tractor-trailer, with Donna also in the truck.
Dennis allegedly asked George several times to step out of the truck before he complied. George was immediately arrested for violation of order of protection.
A search pursuant … Read More


Lushus Franklin Bohannon

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Lushus Franklin Bohannon, 82, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 18, 2003, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Bohannon was born May 3, 1920, in White County, to John Bohannon and Anna Lee Page Bohannon.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been a truck driver.
Bohannon was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Usrey of Sparta; three sons, John Bohannon and Mark Bohannon both of Massachusetts and Paul Bohannon of Florida; step children, Myrtle Caldwell of Smithville, Rosie Lee Skiba of Florida, Mary Lynch, Barbara Usrey Goodwin, Charles Usrey, Jim Usrey, John Cloyd and Charlie Cloyd all of … Read More


Charles Edgar Young

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Charles Edgar Young, 49, passed away Jan. 18, 2003.
Young was born June 15, 1953, to Edgar Young Jr. and Audra Whiteaker.
He was disabled and had previously worked as a foreman with Elm Hill Meat Co.
Young was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Eugene Young; grandparents, Willie and Pare Lee Whiteaker and Edgar and Mellisa Young.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy sue Conley Young of Fayetteville; one son, Charles Edgar Young Jr; one daughter-in-law, Misty Young of Fayetteville; one daughter, April Loretta Young of Fayetteville; one granddaughter, Brittany Nichole Young of Fayetteville; mother and step father, Audra and Willard Tibbs of Fayetteville; one sister … Read More


Claude Harry Scott

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Claude Harry Scott, 74, of Muncie, Indiana, formerly of Sparta,
passed away Jan. 20, 2003, at Williamsburg Village.
Scott was born April 22, 1928, in White County, to George Cleveland and Zina Ethel Shelton Scott.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers; Bill, Raymond, John and George Scott and
one sister; Marie Byers.
Survivors include his brother, Grover Scott of Muncie, Indiana; his sister and brother-in-law, Ruby York and husband Lloyd of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held
at 11 a.m., Jan 23, 2003, at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Bro. Fate Wilson officiated.… Read More


“Auto”matic quality service with a friendly smile

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Terri Brock
Many local citizens are familiar with the friendly service and quality auto repair provided by Gary Parrish, at the West Bockman Citgo, for the past 12 years.
Now, customers can find the same service and quality just down the road at Parrish’s new shop, Mayberry Auto Repair.
Located at 58 Mayberry Street, Mayberry Auto Repair opened their doors Jan. 1, 2003.
Gary and his wife Brenda actually purchased the building almost two and a half years ago and began to renovate.
The previous 12 years, Gary had leased West Bockman Citgo, but decided to buy his own shop when news that location was going to be … Read More




Energetic volunteers are needed for 2003 Relay for Life

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Kim Swindell Wood
According to statistical information, every family is touched in some way by cancer.
Whether the disease has struck a close family member or a distant relative, cancer has become the one common thread that unfortunately binds most American families.
The American Cancer Society (ACS), in an effort to find a cure, sponsors an extraordinary event, which brings together the entire community. Relay For Life, which will be held May 9, 2003, at the Agricultural Complex, will give cancer survivors an opportunity to celebrate their victories, while helping raise funds for cancer research. The 12-hour, overnight event is not limited to individuals who have suffered from … Read More


Cassville youth averts tragedy,

Posted by | January 23, 2003 12:00 am

Eddie Eagle/Expositor gives award
Jarrod Conner
STOP!
Don’t Touch.
Leave the Area.
Tell an Adult.
Those are the four steps the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program teaches pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students all over America.
Trace Pittman, a third grade student at Cassville Elementary, recently had to remember exactly what he was taught by Eddie Eagle when he discovered a loaded handgun in a ditch beside his home.
The Expositor was recently contacted by Anissa Adams, Pittman’s aunt, about his discovery, and how the Eddie Eagle Program had
possibly saved her nephew’s life.
The Expositor contacted local Eddie Eagle sponsors, the White County Republican Party, to discuss giving Pittman … Read More


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