Monthly Archives: April 2002

Sam Thomas Scott

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Sam Thomas Scott, 77, of Sparta, passed away March 30, 2002, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Scott was born June 11, 1924, to Samuel Mac Scott and Callie Mae Farley.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and worked in the tool and die business.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Hoover Scott and Monk Scott.
Survivors include three sons, Michael Eugene Scott, Joe Donald Scott and Gary Philip Scott all of Michigan; four sisters, Ima (Tip) Pistole, Ruby Ullfers, Jo Nash and Geneva Shockley all of Sparta; and two grandchildren, Sean Michael Scott and Rachel Scott.
Services will be … CONTINUED


Georgie Vandergriff

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Georgie Vandergriff, 90, of Spencer, passed away March 31, 2002, at White County Community Hospital.
Vandergriff was born April 30, 1911, in Van Buren County, to John Bouldin and Lou Payne Bouldin.
Vandergriff attended Highland Church of Christ and was retired from Rock Textile Mills.
Vandergriff was preceded in death by one son, J.L. Bouldin; one granddaughter, Sherry Anne Bouldin Cope; one sister, Fannie Bouldin; and five brothers, Elgar Bouldin, Clyde Bouldin, Ivory Bouldin, Lloyd Bouldin and Herman Bouldin.
Survivors include one grandchild, Johnny Bouldin of Spencer; five great grandchildren, Keith Cope, Andera Bouldin, Amelia Bouldin, Abbie Bouldin and (name unknown) Cope all of Spencer; and several nieces … CONTINUED


WCHS splits games in Highland Rim Invitational

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Rain halts weekend sports

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite


Breast Cancer Survivors Dinner celebrates life

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

The first annual White County Breast Cancer Survivors Scholarship Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m., April 18, 2002 at the White County Agricultural Complex according to Melinda Williams, co-chairman of the event
Tickets are now available for the dinner. Cost is $10 per person. Survivors’ meals will be complimentary. Tickets are available at the The Expositor, West Bockman Way (836-3284); Staffing Solutions, 605 North Spring Street (836-6376) and Preferred Logistics, 630 Vista Drive (738-7981). Everyone is encouraged to purchase advance tickets to be purchased because of catering.
Breast cancer survivors are requested to contact Sequoia Castolenla at 931/836-6376 to pick up complimentary tickets and to register for … CONTINUED


Cancer concerns tops agenda at health council meeting

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Kim Swindell Wood
With concerns about the growing rates of cancer in this area, White County Health Council members have been attempting to get answers to their questions. On Tuesday, Dr. Toni Bounds, program director for the Tennessee Cancer Registry, spoke at the health council meeting and addressed the concerns of the group.
According to Bounds, cancer registries collect data about the occurrences of cancer, the types of cancer that occur, the body site location, the extent of disease at the time of diagnosis, the kinds of treatment received by cancer patients and the outcome of treatment and clinical management. Cancer data are reported to a central statewide … CONTINUED


Stolen vehicle burned on Mackie Road

Posted on April 1, 2002 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Dawn Bailey
A stolen vehicle was discovered burning on Mackie Road off of Golden Mountain Road, on Wednesday. Local law enforcement and firemen were dispatched to the vehicle fire at approximately 4 a.m. The vehicle was totally destroyed.
The Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Dept. had nine firemen on the scene along with two fire trucks. Chief Lew Betterton said the vehicle was already burned when they arrived.
The White County Sheriff’s Dept. was also on the scene. According to White County Sheriff Guy Goff, the incident is under investigation.
– Drug scene brought FBI and CID
Drug charges were brought against Daryl Hoyte Leonard, 48, of Sparta, after … CONTINUED


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