Monthly Archives: August 2016

Warriors open with win

Posted on August 19, 2016 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The White County High School Warriors opened the 2016 season with a 35-7 win over Monterey.

See Monday’s print edition for the complete story.


Warriors tack on another

Posted on August 19, 2016 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

After recovering a fumble on the kick off, Kendrick Leftwich caught a pass over the middle from Logan Swoape on the first play and took it 40 yards to the end zone.  Cantrell’s extra point was goid and the Warriors increased their lead to 27-7 with 11:19 remaining.


Warriors increase lead

Posted on August 19, 2016 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Jeremiah McCurry’s 31-yard run wirh 11:29 left in the game gave the Warriors a two-touchdown cushion.  Cantrell’s kick was good pushing the lead to 20-7


Warriors take the lead

Posted on August 19, 2016 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Warriors take the lead at the 6:30 mark of the third quarter. 

Kendrick Leftwich took the pitch and went 53 yards for the score.  The touchdown was set up by an lnterception and return by Trey Brewington.


Tied at the half

Posted on August 19, 2016 8:08 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Things are tied at Warrior Stadium at the half.

Both teams have scored one touchdowm.  The Warriors came on a run by Logan Swoape in the first quarter.  

Monterey’s came on a 7-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

The Warriors had a pick six negated by a penalty late in the half.


Monterey evens the score

Posted on August 19, 2016 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Wildcats come back and toss a 7-yard touchdown pass wirh 5:03 left in the half.

Things are tied at seven on Dee Harris Field.


Warriors score first

Posted on August 19, 2016 7:07 pm by Tammy Wilhite

The Warriors take the early lead over Monterey at Warrior Stadium.

Logan Swoape scores on a 3-yard quarterback keeper at the 1:47 mark of the first quarter.  Andrew Cantrell adds the extra point.  Warriors lead 7-0 after one.


Davis-Moody reunion

Posted on August 19, 2016 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Sunday, Sept. 4

Who: Davis-Moody relatives

What: Reunion (please bring covered dish)

When: Noon

Where: Frasier’s Chapel Church


Barney Hugh Davis

Posted on August 19, 2016 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Barney Hugh Davis, 78, of Walling, passed away this morning at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital, in Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


TDOT Region 2 weekly roadway activity report for Aug. 18-24

Posted on August 19, 2016 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

White County, SR-84 repair of bridge over Calfkiller River (LM 1.58): The final inspection has been completed and the contractor will begin addressing the punch list items during this period. All motorists should use caution and be alert to construction equipment and vehicles on the project. Estimated project completion date is August 2016. [Mid-State Construction Co., Inc./Sorrelle/CNP302]

White County, SR-135 resurfacing from SR-289 (LM 0.0) to SR-136 (LM 5.62): The contractor will be completing punchlist items during this period. Punchlist items remaining include the completion of the thermoplastic placement and snow-plowable pavement markers. All motorists should use caution and be alert to personnel, construction equipment and vehicles on … CONTINUED


Thursday night’s local sports results

Posted on August 18, 2016 9:09 pm by Tammy Wilhite

Two of the WCHS fall sports’ teams were in action Thursday.

The Warriorette volleyball team played their first district contest and came away with a 3-0 win (25-19, 25-18, 25-23) at Cumberland County. That improves WCHS to 2-1 overall on the season.

The Warriorette soccer team opened their season at home against Macon County, but suffered a 6-1 defeat.

Get the complete story in Monday’s print edition.


ATC Automation to expand Cookeville facility

Posted on August 18, 2016 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Advanced manufacturer to create 110 jobs to meet growing demand

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and ATC Automation officials today announced the manufacturer is investing $10.4 million to expand operations in Cookeville and create 110 new jobs during the next five years.

The majority of ATC’s hires will be production engineers as the firm positions to meet growing national and global demand for its advanced manufacturing equipment. In total, ATC will add more than 65,000 additional square feet to its existing facility in Putnam County.

“We’ve focused on creating and fostering a business climate that helps attract new companies to Tennessee. But … CONTINUED


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