Monthly Archives: August 2010

Crawford Circle home gutted by fire on Aug. 18

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

This home shows the marks of an early morning blaze that kept firefighters busy trying to extinguish the fire and embers.

A residence on Crawford Circle was gutted by fire, on Aug. 18, despite the efforts of several fire districts.
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According to E-911 records, firefighters with Doyle, Mt. Gilead and Hickory Valley volunteer fire departments, along with personnel with White County Emergency Medical Services and White County Sheriff Department, were dispatched to the scene, at approximately 1:04 a.m.
The residence was completely involved when the first responding units arrived, according to Mt. Gilead Chief John Hurd.
Additional firefighters were called in from Central View and … CONTINUED


Young sworn in as Mayor

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeff Young, who was elected mayor of Sparta, on Aug. 5, 2010, was administered the oath of office at the Aug. 19 meeting of Sparta Board of Mayor and Alderman. Aldermen Jim Floyd, Bobby Officer and Hoyte Jones were also sworn in for the next term.


Reader’s Choice Awards

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Reader’s Choice Awards


Fall Sports Preview

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Fall Sports Preview


Mary Frances (JoeBaby) Tubbs

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Mary Frances (JoeBaby) Tubbs, 73, of Sparta, departed this life on Aug. 23, 2010, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Ms. Tubbs was the daughter of Bessie Johnson and was raised by her grandmother, Arcola Stewart.
She was a member of Oakwood Church of Christ. She was educated at Wallace Smith School, in Sparta, and Darwin High School, in Cookeville.
Ms. Tubbs was preceded in death by two sons, Garland and Kevin McKenzie; mother, Bessie Johnson; grandmother, Arcola Stewart; and special aunt, Arcanna Evans.
Survivors include one daughter, Johnnie Johnson, of Sparta; two sons, Anthony (Tony) Johnson, Gregory Johnson, of Georgia; five grandchildren, Ashley Vance, Jamal Worthington, Maria Johnson, … CONTINUED


Crawford Circle home gutted by fire

Posted on August 24, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

A residence on Crawford Circle was gutted by fire, on Aug. 18, despite the efforts of several fire districts.


Crawford Circle home gutted by fire on Aug. 18

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

This home shows the marks of an early morning blaze that kept firefighters busy trying to extinguish the fire and embers.

A residence on Crawford Circle was gutted by fire, on Aug. 18, despite the efforts of several fire districts.
According to E-911 records, firefighters with Doyle, Mt. Gilead and Hickory Valley volunteer fire departments, along with personnel with White County Emergency Medical Services and White County Sheriff Department, were dispatched to the scene, at approximately 1:04 a.m.
The residence was completely involved when the first responding units arrived, according to Mt. Gilead Chief John Hurd.
Additional firefighters were called in from Central View and Cassville volunteer fire … CONTINUED


Sidewalk and street repairs to begin

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jeff Young, newly elected mayor of Sparta, is administered the oath of office by Lynn Omohundro, attorney for City of Sparta, during the Aug. 19, 2010, board meeting.

Within minutes after he was sworn in as the new mayor of Sparta, Jeff Young began outlining his plans for future improvements of the town, with several of them beginning within the next few days.
Young announced work would soon begin on reconstructing the dilapidated sidewalks that have been a hotly debated subject for many of the downtown business owners, as well as those who live in the immediate vicinity. Also, according to Young, some street resurfacing will take place … CONTINUED


John Leonard Redmon

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

In honor and remembrance of service to his country.

John Leonard Redmon, 79, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 22, 2010, at Erlanger Hospital, in Chattanooga.
Mr. Redmon was born March 16, 1931, in Keltonburg, to John and Aubra Adamson Redmon.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was also a member of Sparta Lodge #99 and Al Menah Temple, in Nashville.
Mr. Redmon was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Annie.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Redmon, of Sparta; two daughter, Roxanne Redmon, of McMinnville, Sandra Carter and husband Jimmy, of Oregon; two sisters, Vella Mai Poston, Dean Ashley and husband Norwood, of … CONTINUED


James Harvey Brown

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

James Harvey Brown, 90, passed away Aug. 19, 2010, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Brown was born Oct. 22, 1919, in White County, to George Thomas and Oma Dodson Brown.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and had been a carpenter.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Elizabeth Clemons Brown; son, David Eugene Brown; daughter, Sherry Elaine Morgan; and daughter-in-law, Wanda Stacy Brown.
Survivors include his son, Sammy Brown, of Lavergne; sister, Maggie Mae Deathridge, of Ohio; eight grandchildren, Chris Brown and wife Dena, of Gallatin, Seidina Eubanks and husband Michael, of Lavergne; Kimmy Ferree, of Sparta, Kaz Morgan … CONTINUED


Rebels spoil season opener for the Warriors

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Delivering a hit. A trio of Warrior tacklers team up to stop a Franklin County runner on this play. The Rebels, however, rushed for 483 yards in the contest on the way to the 52-14 victory spoiling opening night for WCHS.

Rolling out. Warrior quarterback, Conor Sparkman, rolls away from Franklin County pressure and looks downfield for an open receiver. Sparkman threw for 222 yards and led the Warriors with 58 yards rushing in the loss to the Rebels.

Growing pains are something that everyone associated with Warrior football knew would be a part of the season.
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Those growing pains reared their head … CONTINUED


Warrior golfers finish fifth in Early Bird

Posted on August 23, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

A good day on the links. Warrior junior golfer, Caleb Winton, turned in a good day in the Early Bird Invitational. He and teammate, A.J. Wilkerson, both fired 75’s in the tournament held at the Cookeville Golf Club leading WCHS to the fifth place finish.

The White County High School golf team competed in the annual Early Bird Invitational Monday at the Cookeville Golf Club.
The Warriors had a great day on the links finishing fifth in the 20-team field. Five strokes separated places two through five. According to WCHS coach, Eric Mitchell, this is the best the team has played at the tournament in his six years … CONTINUED


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