Monthly Archives: October 2014

Highlight video from WCHS vs. CCHS

Posted on October 7, 2014 3:03 am by Tammy Wilhite

The Warrior football team defeated Cumberland County 13-6 on Friday, October 3rd in Crossville. Check out the video highlights from the District 6AAA win.

Warriorettes advance in 6AAA tournament

Posted on October 6, 2014 10:10 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The White County High School volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the District 6AAA tournament with a 3-0 win over Warren County.

WCHS will take on second seeded Rhea County Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Cookeville High School.  Only the top two teams advance from the district to the region.

WCHS soccer defeats York

Posted on October 6, 2014 10:10 pm by Tammy Wilhite

In a game shortened by weather, the Warriorette soccer team picked up a 1-0 win over visiting York Institute Monday.

Ally Copeland scored the lone goal in a game that lasted only a half before storms forced cancellation of the remainder of the contest.

WCHS hosts Macon County for senior night Tuesday.

Joanne Jenkins Cotten

Posted on October 6, 2014 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Joanne Jenkins Cotten, 84, of Lebanon, passed away on Oct. 4, 2014.

Mrs. Cotten was born June 20, 1930, in Carthage, to M. Draper Jenkins and Maude Williams Jenkins, who preceded her in the trip to eternal life.

She was raised in Carthage and graduated from Tennessee Tech University, in 1952, and later George Peabody College. She taught school at Smith County High School and Watertown High School where she also coached girls’ basketball. Later, while teaching at Lebanon High School, she became the school’s first guidance counselor.

Mrs. Cotten finished her teaching career at Tennessee Preparatory School (TPS) in Nashville. During her career she was in the … CONTINUED

Famous jazz guitarist to perform at TTU

Posted on October 6, 2014 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Renowned jazz guitarist Tom Wolfe will perform songs from his quartet’s new album on Nov. 19 and 20, with both performances at 7:30 p.m., at Tennessee Tech University, in Wattenbarger Auditorium, which is in the Bryan Fine Arts Building, 1150 N. Dixie Ave. The Tom Wolfe Quartet’s latest album features various musicians, including Ken Watters, trumpet; Tim Goodwin, bass and Danny Gottlieb, drums. Wolfe has performed for more than 30 years and is one of the top jazz educators to come from the Southeast.   The concerts are free and open to the public.




Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee to meet Oct. 14

Posted on October 6, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

The Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee will meet at 1 p.m., Oct. 14, 2014, at Holiday Inn Express, in Cookeville, 1228 Bunker Hill Road. The agenda includes a review of the TDPC financials, including the year-to-date financial statement and carryover dollars, and an update on promotional activities, election of officers and a review of contracts. The meeting is open to the public. The Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee comprises 11 members directly affected by the assessment paid by dairy producers for the promotion of milk and milk products. For more information, contact the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Consumer and Industry Services at 615-837-5150.

Fire Dog visits Woodland Park

Posted on October 6, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

A visit from the fire department is not complete without a hug from the fire dog!

Firefighters visit Woodland Park for Fire Safety Week

Posted on October 6, 2014 2:02 pm by Pamela Claytor

Sparta firefighters visited Woodland Park Elementary School today to educate them on fire safety. This week is Fire Safety Week, and firefighters will be visiting schools throughout the week to talk to students.

Kevin Charles Biehl

Posted on October 6, 2014 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Kevin Charles Biehl, 60, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 5, 2014, at his home in Sparta.

He served in the U.S. Navy, 1972-1975, during the Vietnam era, aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge arrangements.

Elks Lodge breakfast

Posted on October 6, 2014 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Elks Lodge 2863 will host a breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 12, 2014, at the lodge, 4424 Old Kentucky Rd., in Sparta. You will be served two eggs (scrambled or fried), bacon or sausage patties, hash browns, toast, orange juice and coffee for $6. Proceeds go toward the lodge’s charities, veterans, drug awareness and scholarships. For more information call (931) 741-0930.


Firefighters responding to Deer Trace structure fire

Posted on October 6, 2014 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

White County firefighters are currently responding to a structure fire at a residence at 110 Deer Trace, in The Woodlands Subdivision, near the Dekalb County line. There are reportedly heavy flames showing from the attic and a countywide page for manpower and tankers has been made by White County E-911.

Richard III now showing through Oct. 11

Posted on October 6, 2014 11:11 am by Raela Gore

Until October 11, audiences can see one of Shakespeare’s works, Richard III, free of charge at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion at 30 E. Broad Street in Cookeville.  All shows start at 7 p.m, and are open to the public.

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