Shutdown creates new deadline for those who depend on SNAP

Posted by | January 12, 2019 8:05 am

Department of Human Services needs paperwork submitted by Monday to ensure February SNAP benefits remain available during the federal government shutdown.

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps today to alert SNAP recipients of a very important deadline imposed by the USDA. Individuals who are renewing their benefits or filing a six-month Simplified Report form need to have any required paperwork in by the end of business, on Monday, Jan. 14. Meeting this deadline is an important step to ensure February benefits are available to those who qualify during the government shutdown.

Individuals can submit this paperwork online at any time on our website https://apps.tn.gov/dhsaccess/ … Read More


UT dean’s list fall 2018

Posted by | January 11, 2019 10:09 pm

-Jami E. Anderson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Jodi A. Anderson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Megan E. Holland, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Emilee L. Howard, Walling, Summa Cum Laude

-Malik L. Murray, Sparta, Cum Laude

-Amanda M. Palmer, Walling, Cum Laude

-John B. Phillips, Quebeck, Summa Cum Laude

-Megan E. Wilson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude


Warriors trail at the end of the three

Posted by | January 11, 2019 8:30 pm

Grant Slatten hits a half court shot as time expires in the third quarter, but the Warriors still trail the Cookeville Cavs 52-50 heading into the final quarter of play.


Warriors trail at the half

Posted by | January 11, 2019 8:11 pm

Early foul trouble hurts the Warriors in the second quarter and the Warriors trail the Cookeville Cavaliers 38-37 at the half. Masyn Winningham led the Warriors in the first half with 13 points. Grant Slatten chipped in 10 points in the first half.



Warriorettes unable to comeback

Posted by | January 11, 2019 7:41 pm

The Warriorettes were unable to comeback from an early deficit and fall to the Cookeville Lady Cavs 64-49. Mia Murray led the Warriorettes, finishing the night with a double-double finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Gracie Dodgen and Kendreah Reeves also finished in double figures with 11 and 10. Reeves had 11 rebounds also.

With the loss, the Warriorettes move to 18-2 on the season. The Warriorettes return home on Tuesday to take on Stone Memorial at 6.


Warriorettes trail by 11

Posted by | January 11, 2019 7:03 pm

The Warriorettes trail the Cookeville Lady Cavs 46-35 heading into the final quarter of play. The Lady Cavs closed out the third quarter on a 13-2 run.




UT dean’s list fall 2018

Posted by | January 11, 2019 4:10 pm

-Jami E. Anderson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Jodi A. Anderson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Megan E. Holland, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude

-Emilee L. Howard, Walling, Summa Cum Laude

-Malik L. Murray, Sparta, Cum Laude

-Amanda M. Palmer, Walling, Cum Laude

-John B. Phillips, Quebeck, Summa Cum Laude

-Megan E. Wilson, Sparta, Summa Cum Laude


Interested in hot lunch and good conversation with other seniors?

Posted by | January 11, 2019 3:53 pm

Lunch time meals for individuals 6o-plus years of age and their spouses are provided at Senior Centers in all fourteen counties of the Upper Cumberland. A hot, nutritious meal is served at your local Senior Center at 11:15 am. Call your local Senior Center for exact times and dates.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have lunch, make new friends or talk with current friends and neighbors while learning about all the great activities provided by the Senior Center.

Interested in having lunch at your local Senior Center?

All that is required:

  1. Call the day before to reserve your meal;
  2. Arrive a few minutes early to register for
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TWRA launches new smartphone app with enhanced features

Posted by | January 11, 2019 3:42 pm

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is launching a new smartphone app, “TWRA on the Go,” with enhanced features to make it easier to hunt, fish, boat, and enjoy wildlife.

“We are always looking for ways to make it more convenient for those who enjoy the outdoors,” said Michael May, TWRA Assistant Director. “The new app makes it easy to go paperless and report your deer or turkey harvest with or without cell service.”

Android users can install the new app through Google Play. IPhone users may go through the regular Apple Store.

Users will have the ability to access a copy of their current license, store multiple licenses … Read More



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