This Week in White County History

Posted By | April 27, 2015 6:50 am

1975
•Doug Benningfield received a $500 scholarship from Cookeville Production Credit Association.
•The White County Senior High began the girl’s softball program.
•The fifth and sixth grade Social Studies classes from East Sparta Elementary School visited the State Capitol in Nashville.
1985
•Carl Sims donated several thousand dollars worth of Data General computer equipment to White County High School.
•Dr. Leonard F. Hodes of Hamilton County joins local Walling Dental Center.
•Tonya Bolin officially signed to play volleyball for Middle Tennessee State University.
1995
•Several local businesses were burglarized, including: Hickory Valley Factory Outlet, Mallory Controls, and Carter’s Hickory Mill.
•Senator Fred Thompson made a brief stop in Sparta to make a few comments and answer questions.
•Oklahoma City Bombing hits close to home, causing building evacuations as well as putting fear into residents.
2005
•Kylie Rogers completes first year as TTU’s assistant golf coach.
•The Generation’s Unit at White County Community Hospital received the Circle of Excellence Award for 2005.

 

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