Warriors take down the Lions

Posted by | December 19, 2018 8:57 pm

the Warriors pick up an 84-72 win over King’s Academy in the first round of the Sonic Shootout. The Warriors were led by Austin Burchett, who had a career night, with 24 points,11 rebounds, and 5 steals. Kade Clark, Grant Slatten, and Masyn Winningham also finished in double figures with 14, 12, and 11.

The Warriors and Warriorettes will be back in action Thursday, December 20th. The Warriorettes will play at 6:30 against Clay County. The Warriors will follow at 8 against District 6AAA opponent Rhea County. Both games will be for a chance to play in the championship game on Friday night.


Warriors lead at the half

Posted by | December 19, 2018 8:05 pm

The Warriors use a big second quarter to take the lead and lead the King’s Academy Lions 46-36 at the half. The Warriors were led by Austin Burchett in the first half. He finished with 15 points. Grant Slatten also finished in double figures with 12.



Warriorettes win big

Posted by | December 19, 2018 7:25 pm

The Warriorettes take down the Sequatchie County Lady Indians by a final score of 64-31. The Warriorettes were led by Gracie Dodgen who finished with 15 points. Mia Murray and Alaina Stiles also finished in double digits with 14 and 10.


Warriorettes lead big at the half

Posted by | December 19, 2018 6:42 pm

The Warriorettes lead the Sequatchie County Lady Indians 45-12 at the half. Gracie Dodgen led the Warriorettes with 14 points in the first half.



Eastland breakfast

Posted by | December 19, 2018 12:13 pm

Saturday, Jan. 5

Who: Eastland Volunteer Fire Department

What: Breakfast (scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, gravy and biscuits, pancakes on request); adults $7, children 12 and under, $3

When: 6-10 a.m.

Where: Fire hall, 221 Eastland Cemetery Rd.

Contact: (931) 935-8200 for deliveries




Peggy Joyce Brady Higgins

Posted by | December 19, 2018 10:44 am

Peggy Joyce Brady Higgins, 84, of McMinnville, passed away Dec. 17, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Higgins was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Dayton, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Luther and Daisy Nixon.

She was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Mrs. Higgins was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Daisy Nixon; husband of 66 years, Donald Dewey Higgins; granddaughter, Robin Fields Williams; grandson, Mickey Jason Sewell; sister, Laverne Brady Gentry; and brother Charles Brady.

Survivors include her children Sharon (Russell) Ferguson, Janice (Ted) Richards, Keith Higgins; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one on the way; two great-great grandchildren; sisters, Shelby Stinnett, Jo West; brothers, … Read More


Opal Dean Jernigan Hodge

Posted by | December 19, 2018 9:59 am

Opal Dean Jernigan Hodge, 88, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 17, 2018, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Hodge was born Sept. 23, 1930, in White County, to Alton Lewis Jernigan and Jimmie Mae Moore Jernigan.  She was a homemaker and loved traveling.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom Hodge; sisters, Jean Drummonds, Nancy Guy; and a brother, Bo Jernigan.

Survivors include her children Beverly (Lewis) Copeland, Jackie (Frances) Hodge, Carol (Michael) Wilson, Tommy (Marsha) Hodge, Connie Ann Presley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy Holman

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Dec. 19, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial … Read More


Van Buren basketball homecoming

Posted by | December 18, 2018 12:15 pm

Photos by STEPHANIE SULLIVAN

Dakota Simmons & 2018 Homecoming Queen Taylor Robinson

2018 Homecoming Princess Gabrianna Young & Dillon Young

Hootie Huerta & 2017 Homecoming Queen Taya Lewis

2017 Homecoming Princess Jessica Delong & Axel Rodriguez

Desarai Baker & Gavin Jaffre

Zach Bennett & Cayliegh Caldwell

Logan Young & Starla Davis


White County Warriors and Warriorettes vs. Signal Mountain

Posted by | December 18, 2018 12:09 pm


Van Buren Eagles and Eaglettes vs. Jackson County – action shots

Posted by | December 18, 2018 12:06 pm

Photos by STEPHANIE SULLIVAN


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