Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tommy Pelham

Posted on October 27, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Tommy Pelham, 74, of McMinnville, passed away Oct. 26, 2014, at St. Thomas West Hospital, in Nashville.

Born Oct. 14, 1940, in Morrison, he was retired from Mid-State Construction Co., was a member of Cumberland Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, and was serving as pastor at Johnson’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. Pelham was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley Vance Pelham and Lela Simmons Pelham; sister, Liza Jane Pelham; and brothers, Franchie Pelham, H.T. “Zeke” Pelham, James Pelham, Cecil Pelham and Marshall Pelham.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Pelham; son, Jeff (Donna) Pelham; stepdaughter Ginger (Steve) Ricketts; brothers, Gene (Mary) Pelham, Paris (Rhonda) Pelham, Troy … CONTINUED

Warriors fall to Panthers

Posted on October 24, 2014 11:11 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The WCHS football team suffered a 32-7 setback at the hands of Stone Memorial.  The loss drops the Warriors to 3-6 with one game remaining.  WCHS travels to Cookeville for a Halloween matchup with their archrivals.

Stone Memorial answers

Posted on October 24, 2014 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Stone Memorial finds the end zone again with 6:18 remaining in the contest.  That makes the score 32-7.

Warriors finally find end zone

Posted on October 24, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Seth Davis breaks loose for a 34-yard touchdown run with 9:12 left in the game.  Luke Cantrell’s extra point makes the score 26-7.

Panthers score again.

Posted on October 24, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Stone Memorial scores on the second play of the fourth quarter building a 26-0 advantage.

Stone Memorial increases the lead

Posted on October 24, 2014 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

With the Warriors threatening early in the third quarter, the Panthers intercept a Warrior pass and return it 99 yards for the touchdown.  That increases their lead to 20-0.

Stone adds a second score

Posted on October 24, 2014 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

After a three and out for the Warriors, Stone drives siren and score again stretching their lead to 14-0 early in the second quarter.

Stone Memorial takes early lead

Posted on October 24, 2014 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

stone takes the opening kick and methodically moves it down the field.  Their touchdown with 3:40 left in the first quarter puts them up 6-0.

Phillip Aldridge family benefit

Posted on October 24, 2014 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Ole Country Church,1450 E. Cole Rd., Quebeck, is having a benefit for the Phillip Aldridge family beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Doyle Community Center. There will be gospel music and great food.  Food will be chili/pintos and cornbread, as well as baked goods for sale. Featured entertainers will be The Reeds, Nathan Hawkins and The Clap Your Hands Band, and Vickie Brown/Ole Country Church Choir. Lots of baked goods for sale. For more information call (931) 510-9849.



Fall decorations

Posted on October 24, 2014 12:12 pm by Pamela Claytor

Pam Sanders submitted this picture of her fall decorations. Is your home or lawn decorated for fall? Send your pictures to to have them featured here on SpartaLive!

Halloween Train Tales today

Posted on October 24, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

Today at 10:30 at the Cookeville Depot Museum, Train Tales will be featuring a Thomas the Train Halloween series, treats, and a spooky craft.  There will be a brown bag lunch concert at 11:30.

Trunk or Treat is tomorrow

Posted on October 24, 2014 10:10 am by Raela Gore

From 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. tomorrow, Cumberland Mountain State Park will be holding Trunk or Treat.  More details to come.  For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page:

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