Southern Charm Quilt Show

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:11 am

Fri., Nov. 9-Sat., Nov. 10

Who: Cookeville Crazy Quilters Guild

What: Southern Charm Quilt Show (admission $5)

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 9; 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov 10

Where: Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ, at 521 S. Jefferson Ave., in Cookeville


Handbags for Hope

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:11 am

Saturday, Oct. 27

Who: Genesis House

What: Handbags For Hope – tickets $30 each and are available on evenbrite.com (grab bag purse auction and brunch; proceeds benefit domestic violence prevention and awareness in the Upper Cumberland)

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Duck Pond Manor, 665 Duck Pond Rd., in Sparta


Republican Party meeting

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:08 am

Monday, Sept. 24

Who: White County Republican Party

What: Meeting: Guest speaker will be Beth Campbell (Republican National Committeewoman); invited speaker will be Matthew McClanahan, Upper Cumberland Young Republican Club

When: 7 p.m.

Where: White County Courthouse, third floor courtroom


Blooming Bargains Rummage Sale

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:07 am

Saturday, Oct. 6

Who: GFWC Sparta Woman’s Club

What: Blooming Bargains Rummage Sale (bargains galore and silent auction to raise funds for the Sparta Woman’s Club projects)
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Sparta First United Methodist Church

Contact: (931) 739-2847


Class of 1958 reunion

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:06 am

Saturday, Oct. 7

Who: White County High School Class of 1958

What: Reunion ($23 at the door; RSVP before Sept. 25 at phone number below)
When: 4 p.m.

Where: Duck Pond Manor

Contact: (931) 738-2459


Quebeck gospel meeting

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:06 am

Sun., Sept. 30-Wed., Oct. 3

Who: Quebeck Church of Christ

What: Gospel meeting

When: Sunday – 9 a.m., Bible class; 10 a.m., worship; 11:30 a.m., fellowship lunch; 1 p.m., afternoon worship; 7 p.m., services Monday-Wednesday

Where: 9925 McMinnville Highway, in Quebeck


Derossett benefit singing

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:04 am

Saturday, Sept. 29

Who: Derossett Brethren in Christ Church

What: Benefit singing (to help pay for funeral expenses for former pastor, the Rev. Irving Parker)

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: 250 Heavens Way


Low-income assistance sign-ups

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:04 am

Thursday, Sept. 27

Who: State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

What: Help people apply for low-income assistance programs; people will be screened for assistance with their Medicare costs and food stamps benefits; applications will be filled out on-site for those who qualify

When: Noon-4 p.m.

Where: White County Public Library

Contact: 1-877-801-0044


Swindell reunion

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:03 am

Saturday, Sept. 22

Who: Swindell family

What: Reunion (bring covered dish)
When: 11 a.m.-until

Where: Quebeck Community Center


Senior Companions fundraiser

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:02 am

Senior Companions, of Van Buren County, will be hosting a fundraising dinner and auction, on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Burritt College building. Meals will be served beginning at 4 p.m., with auction beginning at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by The Agees. (Vegetable soup or chili, crackers or cornbread, dessert, and drink, $5; hot dogs, $1.50; chili dogs, $3; desserts, $1.50; chips, 50 cents; drinks, $1; coffee, 50 cents)


Mt. Crest United Methodist Church

Posted by | September 19, 2018 8:01 am

Mt. Crest United Methodist Church is hosting a special event, on Sept. 22, 2018. There will be free lunch, bounce house, and bake sale. Events include: Wesley and Friends with Joyce Carroll, at 11:45 a.m.; children’s games, prizes, and crafts; pumpkin decoration; free children’s wellness kits; face painting; flu shots; bloodmobile; adults crafts. The community food bank will also be accepting non-perishable items for donation. Live music with On the Rock, at 10:30 a.m.; Tennessee Echoes, at 11:15 a.m.; Gilbert Family, at 12:45 p.m.; Tabernacle Big Band, at 1:45 p.m.



Billy Mac and Cheri Perform at Sept. 21 Sparta Green Market

Posted by | September 19, 2018 6:46 am

Sparta Green Market welcomes Billy Mac and Cheri as the featured performers at the Sparta Green Market, 4-7 p.m., Sept. 21, 2018, at Metcalf Pavilion on Liberty Square. Billy Mac is back at it again at The Sparta Green Market. This local singer/songwriter will fill your night with all of your favorite tunes from the 90’s to today from country, pop, rock and more. Plus he’ll bring the real talent in the family with his very special guest and lifetime partner in crime, his wife, Cheri.

The September Green Market will be the market for the first fall vegetables, flowers, baked goods, and meats grown and produced by … Read More


Tennessee National Guard helicopters arrive in North Carolina for Hurricane Florence Support

Posted by | September 19, 2018 6:40 am

Three Blackhawk helicopters from the Tennessee National Guard’s 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion arrived in North Carolina late yesterday to assist in the relief effort of Hurricane Florence. All three aircraft are equipped to conduct medical evacuation with rescue hoist capability, as well as transport medical patients, and supplies to those in remote areas.

“Our aircrews are some of the best I’ve had the privilege to work with in my entire Army career,” said Col. Joe Miller, State Aviation Officer for the Tennessee Army National Guard. “They get a lot of practice with missions in the Smoky Mountains and I’m confident they’ll provide top-notch support to the citizens of … Read More


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