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WHITE HOUSE — Rallying from an early seven-point deficit, the White House Blue Devils put the hammer on Lexington in the final minute of play Friday night, winning 21-14 to advance to their fourth straight Class 4-A quarterfinals.

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WHITE HOUSE – Fighting off a 424-yard passing effort, the White House Blue Devils did what the team has done best all season in a 35-25 victory over Page in the first round of the Class 4-A playoffs.

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WHITE HOUSE – Senior night for the members of the 2013 football team was spoiled at Dewey H. Whitson Stadium Friday night as the White House Blue Devils fell 18-10 to Pope John Paul II in non-district play.

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ASHLAND CITY — Josh Mullins had a big night for the White House Blue Devils Friday, as the junior scored twice and made an impact on both sides of the ball in a 34-14 win at Cheatham County.

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WESTMORELAND — An explosive third quarter put the finishing touches on the District 9-AA football championship Friday night as the White House Blue Devils left Westmoreland a 28-13 winner.

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It was one year ago The Portland Leader decided to repeat what had been attempted 35 years ago — to create a community newspaper for White House that had reputable, quality, community news that mirrored what we’ve been offering Portland residents for 54 years. It’s true, 35 years ago the Whi…

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The White House Library will be hosting a series of events during the month of October with a Halloween theme.

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NASHVILLE — The historic first meeting of the two public high schools in White House on the football field moved the showcase event of the town to Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville.

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A jury trial date of June 10, 2014, has been set in Jerry T. Coble Sr. vs. Curtis Carney Jr., dating back to an April 6, 2007 in an incident in which Coble alleged he was a victim of police brutality and false arrest.

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The City of White House will be hosting its annual “Trail of Treats” Halloween event on Tuesday, Oct. 29, starting at 6 p.m.

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Randy Allen and his wife, Carolyn, have a hidden jewel within the White House community running the non-profit White House Arboretum and Bamboo Groves, located at 210 Rolling Acres Drive.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested two former employees of a division of Hollingsworth Oil Company in Robertston County for forgery after they were indicted by the Robertston County grand jury last week.

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The White House and White House Heritage golf teams made the long trip to play at Champions Run Golf Course in Rockvale for the Region 5 A/AA golf tournament.

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The City of White House Parks and Recreation department will be hosting the annual Harvest Moon race on Saturday, Oct. 12 with a couple of major changes to the format.

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Behind a goalline stop for the ages, the White House Heritage Patriots (3-2, 0-1 District 9AA) wrote a new chapter in program history defeating the Jo Byrns Red Devils (2-3, 1-1 District 10A) 28-26 on homecoming night in White House.

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SPRINGFIELD – The White House defense faced a big task Friday night, stopping a Springfield rushing attack with over 600 yards and 10 touchdowns in the previous two games.

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After strolling through pool play, outscoring opponents 18-2, the White House Heritage Patriots soccer team defeated a very talented Springfield Yellow Jackets team 4-3 for the 2013 Robertson County Cup.

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The White House Police Department was recently awarded a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation for $19,992 as a part of alcohol countermeasures.

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The City of White House has announced Kerry Harville has been hired as the City’s new City Recorder. The position was vacant after former City Recorder Amanda Brewton accepted the job of Human Resources Director.

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After a season of playing golf against schools across the region, the White House Blue Devils and the White House Heritage Patriots faced off with 10 other schools in the District 9-A/AA golf tournament.

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Westmoreland — Finally getting the chance to experience District 9-AA football action for the first time this season, the White House Heritage Patriots were dominated by the Westmoreland Eagles 21-0 Friday night in Westmoreland.

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With White House mayor Mike Arnold out of town on vacation, Alderman and Vice-Mayor Farris Bibb chaired the monthly Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Heading to Gallatin to play in the Bison Bash Volleyball tournament, the White House Heritage Patriots volleyball squad rolled through the 16-team tournament capped by a three-set victory over Davidson Academy to win the Gold Bracket championship.

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SPRINGFIELD — Kerry Roberts’ Senate Re-election Campaign kick-off dinner was a record-breaking success and his Robertson County campaign office is now open. Roberts is seeking re-election to the Tennessee Senate to represent Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, and Robertson counties.

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WHITE HOUSE — When hard rain set in during the fourth quarter of Friday’s Homecoming game for White House High School, it was a symbolic end to an ugly night of football with yet a beautiful result.

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Playing only one game in the week leading up to the Ladies Tournament Championship hosted by the University School of Nashville, the White House Lady Blue Devils soccer team hosted district foe Cheatham County Cubs, rolling to a 6-0 win.

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Behind a workmanlike 51 carries for 280 yards and five touchdowns, the White House Heritage Patriots (2-1, 0-0 District 9AA) defeated the Spring Hill Raiders (1-3, 0-1 District 12AA) 33-13 in Spring Hill Friday night.

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NASHVILLE — The powerful offense of the Lipscomb Mustangs flexed its muscle Friday night at home, running an undefeated streak to four games with a 31-6 victory over White House.

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The United Way of Sumner County held the 2013 Campaign Kickoff Tour in five Sumner County cities, making a stop in White House at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13.

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The Vantage Group, a real-estate development company out of northeast Alabama, recently met with the City of White House planning commission with the goal of approving a preliminary site-plan for a 48-unit, multi-family development on Wilkinson Lane.

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The White House Lady Blue Devils and the White House Heritage Patriots met as district foes in volleyball with the Patriots taking a 3-0 win over their across town rivals.

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The Center, a multi-purpose facility in the heart of Springfield, is hosting a yearly Robertson County College night on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 5 until 7 p.m.

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After being forced to postpone the match due to inclement weather, the White House Lady Blue Devils dominated the White House Heritage Patriots 8-2 Friday night on the soccer field.

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One of the often overlooked aspects of education with “No child left behind” and other educational reforms is what to do with special education students.

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The City of White House is on the verge of a new sidewalk project that will be a length of .53 miles from Raymond Hirsch Parkway to Highway 31-W.

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Tennessee Congressman Diane Black (6th District) recently spoke at the White House Chamber of Commerce luncheon while in town to receive the “Spirit of Enterprise Award” from the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and the United States Chamber of Commerce.

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The White House Lady Devils soccer team had a week of ups and downs with a big district win over the Harpeth Indians 6-0 followed by a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to Station Camp.

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The White House Heritage golf team continued with another week of impressive play with matches at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course and Highland Rim Golf Course.

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In the inaugural Robertson County Classic Volleyball tournament, the White House Heritage Patriots fell in the championship match to the Greenbrier Lady Bobcats in a three-set thriller 25-23, 21-25, 12-15.

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Making their first road trip of the young season, the Christian Community Colts used 117 yards passing and two touchdowns from freshman quarterback Hunter Brown to defeat the Aaron Academy Royals 20-16 Friday night in Portland.

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In a game between bitter rivals that will undoubtedly be talked about for years to come, the White House Blue Devils defeated the Greenbrier Bobcats 9-6 in overtime on Friday night at Dewey H. Whitson Stadium in White House.

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For the past six years, the Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (CEMC) has held a yearly calendar art contest to determine what student artwork will be part of the upcoming CEMC calendar. For the the 2014 calendar, CEMC has chosen art from several local White House area students.

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged the subject who was shot by officers with the Millersville Police Department during a traffic stop last month events leading up to the shooting.

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Recently, Robertson County Schools released data regarding Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) and End of Course (EOC) tests. TCAP measures school and individual student progress based on core content and yearly growth in reading/language arts, math, science, and social studies.

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The White House High Blue Devils volleyball team recently completed a very busy week two of the volleyball season with matches versus Cheatham County, Springfield and Pope John Paul II on consecutive days.

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The White House Heritage golf team had a busy week with matches scheduled on three consecutive days for the Patriots after a late cancellation by Harpeth.

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The White House Inn Library and Museum hosted several state dignitaries Friday afternoon for a presentation of a $100,000 grant check from the State of Tennessee.

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