Be an ombudsman volunteer

Posted by | August 15, 2019 10:03 am

Do you want to make a difference?

Are you concerned about the needs of older people?

Can you work with all types of people?

Do you like to follow problems through to resolution?


Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc.  is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled communicators to be volunteer Ombudsmen.

As a volunteer ombudsman, you will be assigned to a specific long-term care facility, working to ensure that the resident’s rights are being protected.  You will help residents with problems they are unable to resolve alone.

Volunteer ombudsmen dedicate three (3) hours per week to this job.  Ongoing training … CONTINUED

Get your copy of today’s Expositor

Posted by | August 15, 2019 8:02 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.

Victory Flag veterans of World War II

Posted by | August 14, 2019 1:12 pm

White County Veterans Museum is searching for photos of nine of the World War II veterans who were listed on a Victory Flag that was recently donated to the museum. If anyone has photos of these men (hopefully in uniform but civilian clothes are fine), please bring the photo to The Expositor. We will scan the photo while you wait and promptly return it to you. We realize these photos are priceless treasures. These photos will be displayed at the museum alongside the Victory Flag. For more information, call Kim Swindell Wood (931) 836-3284 or email

  • Robert Johnson Howard
  • Robert Franklin Howard
  • Elmer Lee Kinnard
  • Harv Rich

Craft and Vendor Show

Posted by | August 14, 2019 10:01 am

GFWC Sparta Woman’s Club will host a pre-holidays Craft and Vendor Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 19, at Sparta United Methodist Church, in the fellowship hall (basement, back entrance). Limited space is available. Booth rental fees fund the club’s civic projects. Booth rental is $25; $30 if table is provided for you; $40 if electricity is provided. More information: (931) 739-2847.

McCormick-Maddox-Copeland-Finley family reunion

Posted by | August 14, 2019 9:56 am

McCormick-Maddox-Copeland-Finley relatives will have a family reunion Sept. 7, at Cumberland Mountain State Park, Shelter #1 (by the upper tennis courts). Plan to be there by 11 a.m. to help set up. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring food and drinks to share. Utensils will be furnished. More information: (931) 484-6956.

Ralph Douglas Broyles

Posted by | August 14, 2019 8:18 am

Ralph Douglas Broyles, 82, of Cookeville, passed from this life Aug. 13, 2019, at his home, in Cookeville.

Mr. Broyles was born Jan. 21, 1937, in Sparta.

He graduated from White County High School, in 1955. Mr. Broyles played football at the University of Tennessee and finished his football career as a Golden Eagle, at Tennessee Tech, in 1961, where he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame, in 2011.

He married the love of his life, Patricia Ann Stanakis Broyles, on Dec. 22, 1957, and they celebrated over 60 wonderful years together.

They had three children, Douglas Dewayne (Cyndi), of Lafayette, Kimberly Anne (Robert) Agee, of … CONTINUED

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