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White County - Sobriety roadside safety checkpoint

Kim Swindell Wood | November 17, 2017 9:10 am The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of 11-19-2017 on SR 135 in White County. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 09:10:21

Rotary Club of Sparta Christmas Parade announces grand marshals

Kim Swindell Wood | November 17, 2017 9:35 am Rotary Club of Sparta's will hold its 72nd annual Christmas Parade beginning at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9. starting at White County High School and ending at the courthouse. Line-up begins 2 p.m., and judging of floats is 3 p.m. The grand marshal for 2017

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 09:35:04

Chamber welcomes Tony Ray's Small Engine Repair

Kim Swindell Wood | November 17, 2017 9:23 am Where else would you use a chainsaw for a Ribbon Cutting? Tony Ray has been repairing small engines for over a quarter of a century. Whether you need to resuscitate a dead lawn mower, tune up a tiller, liven up a leaf-blower, or rebuild a chainsaw, Tony

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 09:23:47

TN Promise community service and mentor signup deadline is Dec. 1

Kim Swindell Wood | November 17, 2017 8:32 am Two important Tennessee Promise deadlines occur on Dec. 1, 2017. All current Motlow State Community College students have until Dec. 1 to complete eight hours of community service in order to remain eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship. The sam

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 08:32:06

TN Colleges of Applied Technology recognized for volunteer work

Three Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT) were acknowledged in their outstanding work as volunteers for the Ollie Otter Booster Seat and Seat Belt Safety program at a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) meeting and luncheon held on November 14, 2017. TCATs Crossville, Livingston and Paris w

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 08:42:48

Community invited to celebrate lighting of crosses

Kim Swindell Wood | November 17, 2017 8:23 am First Community Church of Sparta is having a Christmas Cantata and tree lighting ceremony along with a dedication and outdoor cross lighting of three tall crosses as a new landmark for Sparta. These crosses will be a permanent fixture in the Sparta lands

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 08:23:51

Sparta native's comedy tour is stopping in Cookeville on Nov. 17

Sparta stand-up comedian Derik Zooashkiyani's comedy tour will be in Cookeville, on Nov. 17. Derik "Zoo" Zooashkiyani recently announced that Zooashkiyani's "Never Growing Up" comedy tour would be having a show at 8 p.m., Nov. 17, hosted by Red Silo Brewing Company, in Cookeville. Zooashkiyani, who

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 07:03:19

Sparta resident receives first service guide dog after completing program in New York

Anthony Norton of Sparta and his new service guide dog Elite, recently graduated from an extensive training program in New York. (Photo Courtesy of Guiding Eyes for the Blind) Over this past weekend, the most recent class of individuals, including a White County resident, from the Guiding Eyes for

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 07:01:11

Local athletes recognized for good sportsmanship

TORRINGTON - On Tuesday, local volleyball athletes were recognized at the November Goshen County School Board Meeting for receiving a WHSAA Good Sportsmanship Award. The awards were presented based on recommendations from the match officials throughout the season. Athletes from Torrington, Lingle-Fo

TORRINGTON TELEGRAM - 2017-11-16 19:04:26

Enns represents CSC at regional writing conference

CHADRON, Neb. - Carlie Enns of Torrington was one of seven Chadron State College English students who recently presented original writings at a Regional Literature and Creative Writing Conference hosted by Fort Hays State University Oct. 20-21. To present at the conference, the students - Alyssa Erm

TORRINGTON TELEGRAM - 2017-11-16 19:04:29

Community comes out to honor Veterans

GUERNSEY--The community of Guernsey took time to honor local Veterans last Friday morning with a special program held at the high school. Members of the local VFW and Legion posts conducted the ceremonies along with performances by the Guernsey-Sunrise High School Band, directed by Nathan Beutler a

GUERNSEY GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 05:03:50

LETTER: Schools' Veterans Day program is well done

To the editor: An enormous congratulation to the teachers and students of Park County School District 6 for the wonderful Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 10. Your dedication and preparation did not go unnoticed. It was a great example of patriotism that we rarely see at this point in America and it


State Sen. Stinner speaks at educators meeting

Steve Swedberg of Bridgeport, State Senator John Stinner and SARSP/NSEA-Retired President Twila Griffiths with a facsimile check for the worth of the organization's volunteer hours. SCOTTSBLUFF - State Senator John Stinner recently spoke at the October meeting of the Scottsbluff Area Retired School

STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-17 03:30:00

WNCC theater students to present 'This is Not a Pipe Dream' at library

SCOTTSBLUFF - Theater students from Western Nebraska Community College are set to present "This is Not a Pipe Dream" at the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library While the WNCC theater department is undergoing renovations, they began looking for alternative place to perform. The library is just one stop o

STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-17 01:00:00

Jury returns guilty verdict in Lucio Munoz case

A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury has returned a guilty verdict against a man accused of murdering his girlfriend. The jury received the case against Lucio Munoz at 3:37 p.m. Thursday. They returned with a verdict at about 6:40 p.m. Munoz had been tried in the death of Melissa May, 48, of Sc

STAR-HERALD - 2017-11-17 00:30:00

WNCC hosting Health Sciences open house

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - Western Nebraska Community College will host a series of open house events for students and their parents who are interested in a career in health care services. The events will be offered on all three WNCC campuses in Scottsbluff, Sidney and Alliance. Ronda Kinsey, chair of the

TORRINGTON TELEGRAM - 2017-11-16 18:04:30

Suspect in Boulder murder and assault set for trial in April

The homeless man accused of beating one man to death with a stick and assaulting another is set for trial in April after pleading not guilty this morning. James Craig Dobson, 56, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, second-degree assault and third-degree assault at an arraignment hearing in B

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-11-17 16:09:19

Three CU Boulder professors receive highest faculty honors

Three University of Colorado professors received the highest honor awarded to faculty members across the CU campuses this week. Peter Molnar, Douglas Seals and Thomas Veblen received the distinguished professor honor during Thursday's CU board of regents meeting. Molnar works within the department

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-11-17 20:18:47

Boulder Man Travels To Cuba For Cancer Treatments

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) - Soon after he got his cancer diagnosis, George Keays sat down to write a note to friends. "Life isn't meant to be fair," he wrote. "It's meant to be lived." And so George went at it, trying to figure out a way to win his battle. He had seen cancer before. His wife was diagnos

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-17 13:04:14

CU Boulder Muenzinger, bioscience buildings evacuted, closed for the day due to smoke

Fire crews have evacuated the University of Colorado's Muenzinger Auditorium and the surrounding biosciences buildings due to smoke. The initial call at 10:30 a.m. was for smoke on the third floor of Porter Biosciences, according officials, but Muenzinger and the Gold Bioscience building have also

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-11-17 18:10:40