Business

8:00 AM, Feb 22, 2024

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Business

8:00 AM, Feb 22, 2024

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Health

Jennifer Tatum-Cranford  7:39 AM, Feb 22, 2024

February is children’s dental health awareness month. Tooth decay (cavities) is the most common chronic disease among youth in the United States. More than 45 percent of American children …
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Faith

Caleb Andrews  7:37 AM, Feb 22, 2024

There are so many churches within the United States and this region.  Although there may be so many churches, or at least social gatherings, not every church is making true Christians.  The …
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Faith

Steve Qualls  7:36 AM, Feb 22, 2024

 I spent a lot of days in the back yard with one of my granddaughters teaching her to hit a softball. I would work with her on the basic fundamentals associated with hitting, but the most …
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Health

Rachel Auberger  7:33 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Every February, the American Dental Association celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month, as they strive to raise awareness about the importance of oral health and the significance of …
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Sports

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  7:21 AM, Feb 22, 2024

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Sports

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  7:19 AM, Feb 22, 2024

White County Warriorettes are District Champions in their division. The Warriorettes will host a regional game at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. Warrior Media will be livestreaming the game.
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Memories

Rachel Auberger  7:12 AM, Feb 22, 2024

 2014 White County High School Warriorettes Amber Hudgens and Bella Taylor were voted to the Region 4AAA All-Tournament Team for their play in the two games against Walker Valley and …
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FFA

Hunter Rigsby  7:08 AM, Feb 22, 2024

On Feb. 15, 2024, several White County FFA members attended the Sparta Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting to request Mayor Jerry Lowery sign a proclamation. It states that from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24 …
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Agriculture

Scott Swoape, UT Extension White County  7:04 AM, Feb 22, 2024

We talk about this each year, but I think it’s important enough to repeat. Fertilizer and winter feeding are two big expenses.  Research at the University of Tennessee has shown that …
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Opinion

Troy Smith  7:01 AM, Feb 22, 2024

I have spoken often in this space about the spate of “divisive concepts” laws passed by our state’s general assembly, which impose draconian restrictions on how subjects such as …
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Business

7:00 AM, Feb 22, 2024

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Business

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Obituaries

6:58 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Judy Ann Parker, 78, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 14, 2024, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, in Murfreesboro. She was born on Dec. 31, 1945, in Robbins, the daughter of George Pemberton and …
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Obituaries

6:56 AM, Feb 22, 2024

 Wayne Carlyle Myers, 84, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 15, 2024, at his home. He was born March 21, 1939, in Hillsborough, Florida, the son of G.C. Myers and Myrtle Hicks Myers. Funeral …
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Obituaries

6:51 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Linda Faye Young, 77, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 18, 2024, at Hospice of Cumberland County, in Crossville. Linda was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Sparta, the daughter of Arnold Brown and Bessie Mabe …
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Obituaries

6:33 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Spencer Young, 82, cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, of Sparta, passed away peacefully, on Feb. 14, 2024, at Signature HealthCARE, of Algood, surrounded by family. …
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Obituaries

6:30 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Jewell “Jerri” Castleberry, 92, passed away Feb. 18, 2024, in Chattanooga. She was born March 9, 1931, in Chattanooga. She was of the Baptist faith and had enjoyed the …
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Obituaries

6:28 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Robert James “Bob” Nicholas, 84, of Sparta, passed away Feb.12, 2024, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, in Murfreesboro. Bob was born Oct. 25, 1939, in Warwick, New York, to Mark …
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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  6:23 AM, Feb 22, 2024

From White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson: Without our volunteers, White County could not operate or even exist. We are so fortunate to have them. Recently, we got to honor two of those …
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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  6:19 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Senator Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) is praising Tennessee’s successful, one-of-a-kind TennCare waiver for generating $300 million in shared savings for the second year of the program, known as …
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Education

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  6:05 AM, Feb 22, 2024

A Sparta native and Tennessee Tech University faculty member in the School of Human Ecology has a new industry honor to add to her roster. Samantha Hutson, assistant professor and dietetics …
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News

Jerry Lowery  5:57 AM, Feb 22, 2024

I am pleased to announce an exciting new initiative aimed at supporting and promoting our local businesses. Alongside our city administrator, Tonya Tindle, we have devised a plan to highlight the …
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Health

Beth Kirby  2:40 PM, Feb 15, 2024

Hello again everyone! It’s Beth, one of your Pharmacy Chicks. Healthy living and healthy aging are preventative maintenance on our bodies. It’s never too late to take steps to improve our …
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Faith

Steve Qualls  2:39 PM, Feb 15, 2024

My 4-year-old grandson and I sat on the couch a few weeks back and watched clips from a classic 50’s black and white horror movie. The show depicted a giant spider that came out of the …
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OBITUARIES
Michael Warren Jones
Michael Warren Jones, 67, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 7, 2024, at his home. He was born June 23, 1956, in Muncie, Indiana, and was …
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Jackie Earl Walker
Jackie Earl Walker, 65, of the Cummingsville community, passed away Feb. 8, 2024, at his residence. to the late Jackie was born …
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Robert Braxton “Bob” Hunter
Robert Braxton “Bob” Hunter, 76, of Rockford, peacefully passed away with his loving wife by his side, on Feb. 5, …
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Cora Ann Mayfield
Cora Ann Mayfield, 79, passed away Feb. 6, 2024, in Cookeville. She was born Feb. 19, 1944, in Cumberland County. She was …
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Virginia Ruth Hutchings Sparkman
Virginia Ruth Hutchings Sparkman went home to be with Jesus on January 20, 2024 at age 98 in Fort Myers, FL. Born in Sparta, TN on …
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SPORTS
2024 Miss Basketball Finalist Ceremony
The 2024 Mr. and Miss Basketball finalist ceremony will be Tuesday, March 12 at 5 PM at the Murphy Center on the campus of Middle …
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WCHS Warriors end regular season with a win
 The WCHS Warrior basketball team was busy last week with three games to conclude their regular season. The Warriors took on …
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Warriorettes secure 1st place in the district
The Warriorette basketball team wrapped up their regular season last week, going 3-0 on the week which included two big wins to secure …
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WCHS Warriors go 1-1 on the mountain
 The White County High School Warrior basketball team traveled up the mountain to take on the Stone Memorial Panthers, on Jan. …
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WCHS Warriorettes extend their winning streak
The White County High School Warriorette basketball team traveled to Crossville to take on Stone Memorial, on Jan. 30, and then the …
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FAITH

Spirit of religiosity-Part I

There is a spirit in the region that has a stronghold within some churches and within the hearts of some people.  This is the spirit of religion also known as religiosity.  Religiosity is a …

EDUCATION
Science Olympiad competitions
Science Olympiad competitions are a lot like academic track meets. They consist of a series of team events that reflect the …
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WCHS Academic Spotlight
Reagan Goodwin will graduate from White County High School soon, but she has no intentions of actually leaving the educational system …
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BonDeCroft Elementary
These photos include students who were granted Kindness Awards for the month of December, at BonDeCroft Elementary School. They also …
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Cadets of the Month
On the final day of January, the White County High School JROTC conducted a challenging Cadet of the Month selection board in which …
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Tennessee celebrates National CTE Month during February
Tennessee Department of Education announced February is Tennessee Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month and will celebrate …
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OPINION

Civil War historians and the 14th Amendment

 Last week, the Supreme Court took up the issue of whether Colorado can bar Trump from the presidential ballot based on the 14th amendment and heard oral arguments. It may be several weeks …