This Week in White County History, March 26-April 1



  • Principals were named for nine schools: Charles Sarver, White County High School; Bob Sparkman, White County Junior High; James Rascoe, East Sparta Elementary; Edward Moore, West Sparta Elementary; Rose Stewart, Baker Elementary; J.T. Stone, Findlay Elementary; Mike Ryan, Doyle Elementary; Dennis Wood, Cassville Elementary; Robert Knight, BonDeCroft Elementary.
  • The White County High School Chapter of DECA was named the District 6 “Chapter of the Year” at the DECA Development Career Conference, in Gallatin.


  • Cathryn Johnson and Vince Villard were chose by the student body at White County High School to deliver speeches during graduation night ceremonies. Also speaking at the event were salutatorian Alvin Lohorn Jr. and valedictorian Edward Duncan.


  • Kelly Dione Payne received the honor of queen at the Renaissance Spring Pageant. She received a $200 scholarship to use at a school of her choice.
  • Monica Matthews won first place honors in the state competition in Elementary Female Vocal for Tennessee Association of Christian Schools.


  • A fire at the Cragrock Village apartments, on March 21, was ruled an arson.
  • Warrior baseball player Doug Clouse signed a letter of intent to join his teammate, Scott Rogowski, at Vol State Community College.


  • White County Executive Herd Sullivan and Sparta Mayor Jeff Young joined mayors and county executives all over the country in recognizing Senior Corps volunteers for the services they provide in their counties.
  • Warrior baseball split final two games in midseason tourney.


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