Susan Elaine Clements Hollingsworth

Posted by | November 17, 2018 9:50 am

Susan Elaine Clements Hollingsworth, 58, passed away Nov. 13, 2018, at her residence, in Brandon, Mississippi.

Mrs. Hollingsworth was a homemaker. She was a graduate of Westview High School and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Mrs. Hollingsworth is survived by her husband, Mike Hollingsworth, of Brandon, Mississippi; her son, Denzil Jacob Abney III, of Cookeville; her sister, Ruth (Jim) Crocker, of Martin; and two brothers, Joel (Carla) Clements, of Murfreesboro, and Phil (Dawn) Clements, of Henry.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Nov. 17, 2018, at First Baptist Church, in Martin, with the Rev. Larry Washburn officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery, in Martin. Visitation … Read More

Bernice Geanette Stewart

Posted by | November 17, 2018 5:42 am

Bernice Geanette Stewart, 86, of Nashville, passed away Nov. 15, 2018, at Rose Care, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Born Aug. 3, 1932, in Sparta, she was the daughter of Liff Powell and Arrie Eller Powell.

She loved to cook and spend time with her family. She was very active in the work of the church. She was a member of Pennington Bend Church of Christ.

Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon Stewart; five brothers; and one sister.

Survivors include her daughter, Melisa Stewart Wood, of Nashville; foster child, Lori Ann Chilton Holland, of Antioch; sister, Lou Vernia Lowery (Alton), of Sparta; and six … Read More

Roger Earl Henry

Posted by | November 17, 2018 5:33 am

Roger Earl Henry, 59, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 16, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Henry was born Feb. 26, 1959, in Sparta, to Junior Henry and Wilma Earlene Vinson Henry.

He was a self-employed handyman. Many would consider him a jack-of-all-trades

Mr. Henry was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Matthew Henry.

Survivors include his daughter, Brandy Martin, of Sparta; son, Michael Henry, of Sparta; grandchildren, Dakota Marshall, Dalton Marshall, Caden Henry, Daxton Henry, Danielle Henry, Zach Henry; great-grandchild, Matthew Flynn; and sisters, Shirley Kirby and husband Michael, of Cookeville, Vickie Lawson, of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Amy Massa, of Cookeville.

Funeral service … Read More

Warriors pick up their first win of the season

Posted by | November 16, 2018 8:20 pm

The Warriors pick up their first win of the season over the McMinn County Cherokees in overtime by a final score of 76-73. Grant Slatten led the Warriors to the win with 22 points. Slatten would score 13 of his 22 points in the 4th quarter and overtime.

Murray’s free throws lifts the Warriorettes to the win

Posted by | November 16, 2018 6:33 pm

With the game tied at 51, Mia Murray steps to the free throw line and knocks down 1 of 2 free throws with no time left on the clock to give the Warriorettes the 52-51 win over the McMinn County Lady Cherokees. Julia Curtis led the Warriorettes finishing with 13 points. Gracie Dodgen and Mia Murray chiped in 12 points in the win. The Warriorettes will return to action on Monday night at Roy Sewell Gymnasium when they take on Tullahoma at 6 pm.

Warriorettes trail at the half

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:44 pm

The Warriorettes cut into the Lady Cherokees lead in the second quarter but still trail 24-22 at the half. Mia Murray leads the Warriorettes with 6 points.

Worldwide Christmas Celebration concert Nov. 25 at CPAC

Posted by | November 16, 2018 10:30 am

“A Worldwide Christmas Celebration” awaits music lovers Nov. 25 at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

The free holiday concert, presented by the Cookeville Community Band, begins at 3 p.m. at 10 E. Broad St.

“This annual concert is a great way for the community to kick off the holiday season,” Chad McDonald, Cookeville Leisure Services cultural arts superintendent, said. “Join us at CPAC for some great music that will put you in a merry mood.”

Musical selections include “Fanfare and Processional on an Old English Carol,” “Huron Indian Carol,” “Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!” “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring,” “The Bells of Christmas,” “Fantasy … Read More

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