Monthly Archives: April 2015

Charles Larry Moore

Posted on April 28, 2015 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Charles Larry Moore, 64 of Cookeville, passed away April 26, 2015, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.

Mr. Moore was born Jan. 29, 1951, in Dickson.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m., April 30, 2015, at Highland Cemetery, in Sparta.


Quebeck-Walling ham breakfast

Posted on April 28, 2015 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

SATURDAY, MAY 2

WHO: Quebeck-Walling Community Club

WHAT: Breakfast (country ham, city ham, bacon, sausage, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee) $7 for adults and $4 for children

WHEN: 6-10 a.m.

WHERE: Quebeck Community Center, 375 Quebeck Road, Quebeck

CONTACT: (931) 657-1009


Subject has fallen over Virgin Falls, Rescue Squad responds for rope rescue

Posted on April 28, 2015 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

Sparta-White County Rescue Squad, BonDeCroft Volunteer Fire Department and Eastland Volunteer Fire Department have been dispatched to Virgin Falls where a subject has fallen over the falls, and according to E-911 dispatch, will require a rope rescue from the Rescue Squad.


Lutitia Sullivan claims her Women’s Show tickets

Posted on April 28, 2015 10:10 am by Pamela Claytor

Lutitia Sullivan won two free tickets to the Southern Women’s Show in The Expositor’s drawing on April 20.


Coffee House Choir Concert

Posted on April 28, 2015 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Please join the White County High School’s Choir Department, at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015, for the annual Coffee House Choir Concert.  Admission will be $6 at the door.  The house will open at 5:30 p.m. Coffee and desserts will be served.


Firefighters get vehicle hay fire under control

Posted on April 28, 2015 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

Though firefighters have reportedly gotten the vehicle hay fire under control, travelers may still experience a traffic delay on Highway 111 North, as the right lane of travel could still be blocked for until the scene is cleared.


Vehicle fire at Old Kentucky Road exit

Posted on April 28, 2015 9:09 am by Pamela Claytor

North End Volunteer Fire Department has been dispatched to a vehicle fire on the Old Kentucky Road exit ramp from Highway 111 North. The vehicle is reportedly a truck pulling a trailer loaded with hay.


You are the key to fighting cancer

Posted on April 28, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

American Cancer Society Relay For Life will begin at 1 p.m., Saturday,  May 9, 2015,  at the White County Fairgrounds. Teams of people in our community will take turns walking or running around the track in this non-competitive event. Relay teams consist of individuals representing corporations, churches, clubs, organizations and families. During Relay For Life, team members enjoy games, food, music and camaraderie while camping out on the surrounding grounds. That night, all participants will share in a special luminaria ceremony to remember those individuals who have been affected by cancer. Candles will be lit in honor or memory of cancer patients and placed around the perimeter of … CONTINUED


Students can register now for Red Cross summer scholarship program

Posted on April 28, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program encourages community-minded 16-to 24-year-olds to host blood drives to help maintain the blood supply over the summer months. Students who participate as a blood drive coordinator are eligible to win a scholarship up to $2,500 for higher education and to earn a gift card. A total of 10 scholarships will be awarded via drawing to students who achieve 100 percent of … CONTINUED


Spring football practice underway

Posted on April 27, 2015 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Warrior football team got spring football drills underway Monday afternoon.  The team will be working hard over the next couple of weeks.  The spring drills will include a scrimmage on May 8th against Smith County and the Maroon and Gray game on May 12th.


Cole’s Chapel School Reunion

Posted on April 27, 2015 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Cole’s Chapel School Reunion will be Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, 1320 Browntown Rd., in Sparta. Good food, good people. Please bring your family and visit with former classmates. Plates and utensils will be provided.


TTU’s Hooper Eblen Center to get a summer facelift

Posted on April 27, 2015 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The seats and aisles in Tennessee Tech University’s Hooper Eblen Center will be remodeled this summer. Although work has begun, there will be sufficient seating for scheduled special events, including TTU’s commencement and several area high school graduations. As a result of the construction, Eblen Center will be closed to recreational walkers until the fall. Information about when the building will reopen for walkers will be posted on TTU Athletics social media accounts and ttusports.com. Summer sports camps will not be affected by the work.


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