Warriors trail big at the half

Posted by | January 8, 2019 8:10 pm

The Warriors trail the Cumberland County Jets 36-22 at the half. The Warriors were led by Grant Slatten in the first half with 12 points.


Warriorettes pick up first win vs. Cumberland County since 2015

Posted by | January 8, 2019 7:29 pm

the Warriorettes picked up their first win over the Cumberland County Lady Jets since January 15th, 2015. The Warriorettes picked up the win by a final score of 56-55. The Warriorettes were led by Gracie Dodgen and Mia Murray. Dodgen finished the game with 20 points. Murray would chip in 18 in the win.

With the win the Warriorettes move to 18-1 on the season. The Warriorettes will return to action on Friday night when they travel to Cookeville to get district action started against the Lady Cavs.


Warriorettes up by four at the half

Posted by | January 8, 2019 6:38 pm

The Warriorettes lead the Cumberland County Lady Jets 32-28 at the half. The Warriorettes were led by Gracie Dodgen and Mia Murray in the first half. Dodgen finished the half with 11, while Murray had 9. Kendreah Reeves also chipped in 6 points.


Helen Sparkman Eastland

Posted by | January 8, 2019 9:22 am

Helen Sparkman Eastland, 95, passed away peacefully, on Jan. 6, 2019, at NHC Place at the Trace, in Nashville

She was born on Aug. 25, 1923 in Doyle, to Jere Baxter Sparkman and Geneva Helen McReynolds Sparkman.

She graduated from White County High School, in 1941. She married William “Bill” Frederick Eastland, on April 30, 1949, in Sparta.

She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University, in 1964, and later a master’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Tennessee, in 1974. She started working at the White County Hospital, in Sparta, after nursing school and continued onto have an exceptional nursing … Read More


Faye Johnson Jennings

Posted by | January 8, 2019 8:33 am

Faye Johnson Jennings, 78, of Smithville, passed away Jan. 7, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Smithville.

Mrs. Jennings was born June 15, 1940, to Clead Johnson and Ettie Tindell Johnson.

She was a member of Northside Church of Christ and worked in the nursery business.

Mrs. Jennings was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chester Donn; and sister, Mary Ellon Blackwell.

Survivors include two brothers, Roy (Diane) Johnson, of Carthage, Colon Johnson, of Franklin, Kentucky; two stepchildren, Michael (Susan) Donn, of Concord, California, Kathleen Donn, of Milford, Mississippi; five step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Jan. 9, 2019, … Read More


January is Radon Action Month

Posted by | January 8, 2019 8:18 am

As Tennesseans resolve in the New Year to lead a healthier lifestyle, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is bringing light to a health issue that goes beyond the gym by encouraging everyone to test for radon in their home.

Long-term exposure to radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas, is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States behind smoking and is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.

“People are very health conscious at this time of year, so it makes perfect sense to consider the potential for health risk at home,” said Kendra Abkowitz, assistant commissioner for the Office of Policy … Read More


What’s new for 2019 in Tennessee

Posted by | January 8, 2019 8:11 am

Anniversaries, new expansions and attractions

 Tourism in Tennessee continues to expand with new attractions, impressive state-of-the-art developments, expansions and milestone anniversary celebrations of iconic attractions that help shape “The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.”

2019 marks several milestones in Tennessee, including Memphis’ Bicentennial, Bijou Theatre’s 110th anniversary in Knoxville, and the 25th anniversary of the RC MoonPie Festival in Bell Buckle. Embrace the history, relive the stories and create memories. Here’s what’s new in 2019 for Tennessee.

Photos can be downloaded here. All photos courtesy of Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, unless otherwise noted in copyright.

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Warriors pick up their 14th win of the season

Posted by | January 7, 2019 10:16 pm

The Warriors pick up their 14th win of the season with a 77-55 win over the Bledsoe County Warriors. Grant Slatten led the Warriors with 20 points. Dyson Reece and Kade Clark both finished the game in double digits with 19 and 12 points each.


Warriors lead at the half

Posted by | January 7, 2019 8:10 pm

The Warriors lead the Bledsoe County Warriors 44-25 at the end of the first quarter. The Warriors were led by Grant Slatten (16),Kade Clark (12), and Dyson Reece (12) in the first half.



Warriorettes pick up their 17th win of the season

Posted by | January 7, 2019 7:30 pm

The Warriorettes pick up their 17th win of the season with a 74-42 win over the Bledsoe County Lady Warriors. Gracie Dodgen led the Warriorettes with 19 points. Mia Murray also chipped in 17 points, and Alaina Stiles finished with 10 points.

The Warriorettes will return to action on Tuesday, January 8th, when they travel to Cumberland County High School. Tip off is set for 6 pm.

 


Warriorettes lead big at the end of one

Posted by | January 7, 2019 6:25 pm

The Warriorettes has one of their best first quarters of the year, as all five starters scored in the quarter. The Warriorettes lead the Bledsoe County Lady Warriors 22-8 at the end of the first quarter.


Ruby Eveline Clouse Weaver Sherrell

Posted by | January 7, 2019 1:18 pm

Ruby Eveline Clouse Weaver Sherrell, 85, passed away Jan. 5, 2019, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

She was born Sept. 14, 1933, in Cookeville, to Norman Curtis Clouse and Gracie Henny Clouse

She loved to quilt and crochet. In her earlier years, she worked as a CNA at White County Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman (Curt) and Gracie; one son, Hasten Weaver; one daughter, Brenda Weaver Johnson; one brother, Leevoy Clouse; and sisters, Lovie Riddle, Winnie Cooper, and Dimple Pistol.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth (Jean Ann) Weaver, of Sparta, James (Wynde) Weaver, of Sparta; one brother, Danny (Sharon) Clouse, of Cookeville; sisters, … Read More


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