Business

8:44 AM, Jan 31, 2023

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Event

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:43 AM, Jan 31, 2023

St. Andrew Catholic Church, 829 Valley View Dr., in Sparta, will open its food pantry 10 a.m.-1 p.m., on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.
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Event

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:41 AM, Jan 31, 2023

American Legion Post #99 and Sparta Woman’s Club proudly present a 1940s USO Valentine Dance, 5-8 p.m., Saturday, February 18, at the American Legion Building, 5 Liberty Square, in Sparta. …
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Event

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:39 AM, Jan 31, 2023

Eastland Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast 6-10 a.m., Saturday, February 4, at the fire hall, 221 Eastland Cemetery Rd., in Sparta. The meal will include scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, …
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Event

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:37 AM, Jan 31, 2023

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123 will have its monthly meeting at 1 p.m., Friday, February 3, at the lower level of Putnam County Library.
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Event

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  8:21 AM, Jan 31, 2023

St Andrew Catholic Church will host a Valentine’s Day Dance, beginning at 5 p.m., Feb. 11, at the church, 829 Valley View Dr., in Sparta. Cost is $25 per person. The event is a fundraiser for …
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Business

2:29 PM, Jan 30, 2023

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Faith

2:14 PM, Jan 30, 2023

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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  4:24 AM, Jan 30, 2023

(Jan. 26, 2023) - Tennessee fairs were presented with top honors at the 101st Tennessee Association of Fairs Annual Convention held Jan. 19-21, 2023 in Murfreesboro. The Tennessee Department of …
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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  4:12 AM, Jan 30, 2023

Nearly every county in Tennessee ended 2022 with lower unemployment rates, according to the December 2022 data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Eighty-nine of the …
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Health

Jennifer Tatum-Cranford  3:38 AM, Jan 30, 2023

 As we round out the first month of the New Year, we will be discussing the Thyroid gland and the many disorders that can occur as a result of an under or over active gland. January each year is …
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Faith

Caleb Andrews  3:35 AM, Jan 30, 2023

As we discussed in Part I, many modern American churches have become a weak representation of the Almighty God serving flesh and sin rather than God.  Let us examine the modern American church …
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Sports

3:18 PM, Jan 29, 2023

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Law enforcement

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  12:48 PM, Jan 29, 2023

Sheriff Steve Page, along with the staff of White County Sheriff's Office, congratulates Jonissa Horne on her five years of service and dedication. She received a five-year service certificate and a …
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UT Extension

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  12:32 PM, Jan 29, 2023

From UT Extension White County (Jan. 19) - Welcome to THE KITCHEN! Today we experienced Mexican food. We made Chicken Tinga and Beef Tacos. Their smile says it all! BIG THANKS to our volunteers: Ms. …
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Sports

Jamie McCormack  12:53 PM, Jan 28, 2023

On Jan. 17, the Cumberland County Jets and Lady Jets flew into Sparta to do battle with the White County Warriors and Warriorettes.  A good crowd packed Roy Sewell Gymnasium to witness the …
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Sports

Jamie McCormack  12:46 PM, Jan 28, 2023

The White County Warriors and Warriorettes traveled to Baxter, on Jan. 20, to face off against district foe Upperman in both boys’ and girls’ basketball action.  The Lady Bees …
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Sports

Jamie McCormack  12:42 PM, Jan 28, 2023

White County Middle School Warriors would enter the Upper Cumberland District Tournament as the number three seed in the district.  Their first-round opponent would be the DeKalb County …
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Sports

Jamie McCormack  12:36 PM, Jan 28, 2023

Marsha Jackson’s White County Middle School Warriorettes entered the Upper Cumberland Middle School Basketball Tournament as the number one seed thanks to their play in the regular …
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Sports

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  5:59 AM, Jan 28, 2023

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News

Kim Swindell Wood  3:03 PM, Jan 27, 2023

At approximately 2:07 p.m., Jan. 27, emergency services personnel were dispatched to the scene of a crash with injuries at the intersection of Bockman Way and Mayberry Street. Further details will be …
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Miscellaneous

9:35 AM, Jan 27, 2023

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News

Posted by Kim Swindell Wood  4:32 AM, Jan 27, 2023

Sparta-White County Rescue Squad presents the 10th Annual Father/Daughter Dance. The them is Princess Story Book, but theme attire is not required. Tickets are $15 each. Ticket sales will be at the …
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Obituaries

1:41 PM, Jan 26, 2023

Rodney Alan Henry, 38, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 10, 2023, in DeKalb County, as a result of an auto accident. He was born July 14, 1984, in Nashville. Rodney was an auto mechanic and …
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Obituaries

1:38 PM, Jan 26, 2023

Georgia Louise Hawkins Elrod, 90, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 20, 2023, at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta. Mrs. Elrod was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Hilham, to Perry Milton and Maudie …
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Memories

Kim Swindell Wood  12:15 PM, Jan 26, 2023

1973 Senator Vernon Neal and State Representative Ivy Hillis discuss the Sparta area vocational school proposal as they gathered with a group of civic leaders at First National Bank, in …
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News

Jerry Lowery  12:01 PM, Jan 26, 2023

 Question:  What are the new generators that the city recently purchased going to be used for, and where are they going to be installed? Answer: The city had taken bids for a building …
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OBITUARIES
Stephen Michael Brown
Stephen Michael Brown, better known as Mike, 66, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 20, 2023, at his residence. Mike was born Feb. 6, …
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Joan Cummings Wilson
Joan Cummings Wilson, 73, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 22, 2023, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta. Born June 2, 1949, in Sparta, she was …
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Benny Caleb Sewell
Benny Caleb Sewell, 80, of Sparta, passed from this life, on Jan. 19, 2023, at his home. He was born April 10, 1942, in Willow Grove. …
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Kingston Lee Williams
Kingston Lee Williams, 1 month of age, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 18, 2023. He was born Dec. 19, 2022, at Cumberland Medical …
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James Yates
James “Sawdust” Yates, 81, of Doyle, passed away Jan. 22, 2023, at his residence, in Doyle. James was born Oct. 21, …
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SPORTS
Warriors defeated by #1 Livingston Academy
Coach Eric Mitchell’s White County Warrior team rolled into Livingston on 1/10 to take on the #1 ranked 3A team in the …
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White County High School Warriorettes fall to Livingston
The White County Warriorettes traveled to Livingston to take on the Lady Wildcats in a big district matchup on Tuesday 1/10.  The …
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Warriors and Warriorettes dominate Macon County
The entire Midstate was under a winter weather watch on Friday the 13th.  Schools were closed for snow that never really showed …
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White County High School names Hall of Fame inductees
White County High School is proud to announce the 2022-2023 inductees to the White County High School Hall of Fame. The inductees both …
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FAITH

Characteristics of many modern churches: Part 1

In these last days, many modern American churches have become a weak representation of the Almighty God serving flesh and sin rather than God.  Let us examine the modern American church …

EDUCATION
WCHS names cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude graduates
  Cum Laude Graduates (GPA of 3.5–3.69)   White County High School is proud to announce the Class of 2023 …
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Spotlight on Findlay students
Seven Findlay students were honored for their kindness at the school board meeting, on Jan. 12, 2023. L-R: Piper Heady, Jaxon Del …
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White County High School announces 2023 valedictorians
 White County High School’s administration and staff are proud to announce the valedictorians of the Class of 2023, Annika …
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Power outage will not affect opening of schools
From Kurt Dronebarger, director of White County schools: "Power outages exist in the City of Sparta this morning (Jan. 17). …
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White County students named to Tennessee Tech Dean’s List
Tennessee Technological University has announced students named to the fall 2022 Dean’s List, which includes students from White …
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OPINION

A few words about the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Last Thursday (Jan. 19) was the 1st Tennessee Tech Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Vigil. The event was organized by student activities coordinator Lakeisha Claybrooks and hosted by student …

SPECIAL SECTIONS
Letters to Santa
Find out what the kiddies are asking Santa to bring for Christmas. Click here to read their requests. (It may take a couple of minutes …
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