Charles Eston Dunlap

Posted by | January 14, 2018 4:37 am

Charles Eston Dunlap, 67, of Spencer, passed away Jan. 11, 2018, at Cumberland Medical Center, in Crossville.

Mr. Dunlap was born June 1, 1950, in McMinnville, the son of Fred Dunlap and Sophia Simmons Dunlap.

He was the husband of Ruby Russell Dunlap.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Jan. 16, 2018, at Spencer Funeral Home, with burial in Spencer Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-9 p.m., Jan. 15, and 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 16, at the funeral home.

Spencer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Lowanda Daniels Johnson

Posted by | January 14, 2018 4:31 am

Wanda would like her friends and family to know that she’s having a    reunion with family and friends that she has not seen in a long time. She will be enjoying her new, wonderful place where she will be socializing, watching sports, and reading to her heart’s content.

She would like her family and friends to know that her life was full of love and happiness brought to her by her children, grandchildren, and great grandchild. So many people had the privilege of being a part of her life, and she theirs.

She was born May 9, 1943, in White County, Tennessee, and enjoyed traveling the world.

She … Read More


Edwina Rose Rice Harris

Posted by | January 14, 2018 4:25 am

Edwina Rose Rice Harris, 81, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 11, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mrs. Harris was born July 14, 1936, in Sparta, to Arnie Lee Rice and Edna Hicks Rice.

She was retired from Walmart.

Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Thomas Harris; sister, Hattie Jo Hutchings; and brother, Bobby Rice.

Survivors include her son, Gary Wayne Harris and wife Terry Lynn Harris, of Sparta; grandchildren, Chrystal Henry and husband Mark, of Sparta, Elizabeth Harris and fiance’ Shaun Adelabu, of Chattanooga; sister, Peggy Reece and husband Sonny, of Sparta; and brother, Arnold Rice, of Sparta.

Funeral service will … Read More


Frederick Lee “F.L.” Young

Posted by | January 14, 2018 4:18 am

Mr. Frederick Lee “F.L.” Young age, 85, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 12, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mr. Young was born Aug. 21, 1932, in White County.

He was known as a jack-of-all-trades. He had a career as a mechanic, but his talents stretched from building cars to building houses. Mr. Young also spent time   as a mail carrier, and he loved going to flea markets and yard sales.  He was an avid collector of clocks, globes, toy cars, and brass, among other items.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his father, James Estel Young; mother, Willie … Read More


Kevin Spencer in concert

Posted by | January 13, 2018 9:57 am

Photo courtesy of kevinspencermusic.com

Kevin Spencer will be at Sparta First Free Will Baptist Church, at 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14. Every one welcome to attend this Southern Gospel concert.


Posted by | January 13, 2018 9:51 am

 

Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting- 01/04/18

Posted by The Expositor on Thursday, 4 January 2018





Kevin Spencer in concert

Posted by | January 12, 2018 10:01 am

Photo courtesy of kevinspencermusic.com

Kevin Spencer will be at Sparta First Free Will Baptist Church, at 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14. Every one welcome to attend this Southern Gospel concert.


Kevin Spencer in concert

Posted by | January 12, 2018 10:01 am

Photo courtesy of kevinspencermusic.com

Kevin Spencer will be at Sparta First Free Will Baptist Church, at 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 14. Every one welcome to attend this Southern Gospel concert.


State offices in West Tennessee and parts of Middle Tennessee closed today due to weather

Posted by | January 12, 2018 8:50 am

Full list of closures by county – includes White and Putnam

NASHVILLE – Due to hazardous weather and travel conditions, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has closed state offices on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in West and Middle Tennessee, to include the following counties:

  • Bedford
  • Benton
  • Carroll
  • Cheatham
  • Chester
  • Clay
  • Crockett
  • Cumberland
  • Davidson
  • Decatur
  • DeKalb
  • Dickson
  • Dyer
  • Fayette
  • Fentress
  • Gibson
  • Giles
  • Hardeman
  • Hardin
  • Haywood
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Hickman
  • Houston
  • Humphreys
  • Jackson
  • Lake
  • Lauderdale
  • Lawrence
  • Lewis
  • Lincoln
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Marshall
  • Maury
  • McNairy
  • Montgomery
  • Moore
  • Obion
  • Overton
  • Perry
  • Pickett
  • Putnam
  • Robertson
  • Rutherford
  • Shelby
  • Smith
  • Stewart
  • Sumner
  • Tipton
  • Trousdale
  • Wayne
  • Weakley
  • White
  • Williamson
  • Wilson

State offices in all other counties not listed above … Read More


Woodland Park honor roll

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:54 am

Quarter 2

Third grade

All A’s:  David Abougor, Maddux Dildine, Tori Mabe, Tegan Rittenberry, Aiden Sutton  A’s and  B’s:  Taegan Angell, Jack Carpenter, Addyson Clark, Noah Cope, Isabella Denton, Allison Dibrell, Alec Franks, Larissa Henderson, Josiah Johnson, Landon Kerr, Korbi Lawlis, Rhaleigh Parrish, Jada Peacher, Tucker Pinion, Cassidy Reed, Nathaniel Rhea, Braylon Riquelme, Cole Sims, Alexus Smith, Cory Sullivan, Miah Swindell, Isaac Taylor, Abigail Watkins

Fourth grade

All A’s:  Domonick Anderson, Austin Billingsly, Chloe Brown,Lakelyn Grasty,Joel Greene, Hannah Haley, Alivia Hart, Amia Heath, Johanna Jagnandan, Rylee Luna, Callie Phillips, Jackson Savage, Kailey Stone, Estee Willis

A’s and B’s:  Vanessa Deryke, Kyra Fox, Macie Henderson, Charlie Hensley, J.R. Horton, … Read More


2018 Specialty crop block grant program announced

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:52 am

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

“The SCBG program supports Tennessee’s Agriculture economy by providing funds for research, education, marketing and innovative projects benefiting specialty crop producers statewide,” Commissioner Jai Templeton said.

Eligible individuals and organizations must submit proposals using the 2018 project template. The template and information required to apply are available online at https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/businesses/business-development/ag-businesses-specialty-crop.html.

Proposals are due by March 1 and should be submitted by email to tn.scbg@tn.gov. Early submission is encouraged.

Proposals are reviewed and ranked according to criteria provided on the website. First-time recipients have a funding limit of $25,000.

The Tennessee Department of … Read More


White County FFA hears President Trump at the 99th American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:48 am

On Jan. 8, 2018, White County FFA officers, advisors, and some FFA members experienced a unique and exciting opportunity when they attended the 99th American Farm Bureau Convention, in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Issues facing agriculture were discussed and the students experienced the highlight of the convention when President Donald Trump spoke at the closing session and signed a bill making broadband access more readily available to rural Americans. Attendees also got to hear entertainer Reba McEntire speak about growing up on a ranch and her connections to agriculture. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue from Georgia spoke about bills that have changed, … Read More


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