Kevin Spencer in concert

Posted by | January 12, 2018 10:01 am

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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

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

Proposals are due by March 1 and should be submitted by email to 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

Woodland Park Afterschool students complete rock garden

Posted by | January 12, 2018 6:12 am

Each student who attends the 21st CCLC afterschool program at Woodland Park Elementary School was given the opportunity to color a stone in the way that the student chose.  These stones were placed in a large planter at the entrance of the school. This will be an ongoing project, as more stones will be added in the future.  If you are visiting Woodland Park Elementary, be sure to check out the

Warriors fall to the Cavs

Posted by | January 11, 2018 9:13 pm

The Warriors were unable to overcome the Cookeville Cavs tonight and fell by a final score of 57-36. The Warriors were led by Micah Webster who finished with 16 points. The Warriors and the Warriorettes will be back in action when they travel Stone Memorial High School on Tuesday night. The Warriorettes will get the night started at 6 pm with the Warriors to follow.

Warriorettes hold on for the win

Posted by | January 11, 2018 7:45 pm

The Warriorettes hold on late to pull out a 62-55 win over the Cookeville Lady Cavs. The Warriorettes were led by Gracie Dodgen who finished with 23 points. Mia Murray also chipped in 13 points. With the win, the Warriorettes move to 15-4 on the season and 1-0 in District 6AAA play.

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