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  1. Assessor Of Property Bill Bennett Will Not Seek Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... basketball for the legendary Eddie Watson. He studied at Tennessee Tech and, while there, he met Marguerite Cooper of Sparta on a blind date in 1957. He has been married 58 years to the one he refers to as "The Speaker of the House." He went into ...


  2. Help firefighters and ride your motorcycle in this upcoming eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A charity motorcycle ride to help the Tennessee Firefighters Memorial fund will take place this September. The event will start in Sparta Tennessee and travel through Bell Buckle, Shelbyville and Lynchburg.


  3. Former volunteer fire chief charged with theft in CookevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WKRN

    ... hortage of at least $37,496.11 from January 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 was discovered. He was taken into custody in Sparta, Tennessee and booked into the Overton County Jail .His bond was set at $40,000.


  4. Former Volunteer Fire Department Chief Indicted On Theft ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WTVF Nashville

    ... 13 through May 31, 2014. Priest was charged July 17 with one count of theft over $10,000. He was arrested Thursday in Sparta and taken to the Overton County Jail where he was being held on a $40,000 bond.


  5. Calfkiller Brewing creates craft beer in rural Sparta, Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    ... middle of nowhere. And there's more. Back in 2006, when brothers Don and Dave Sergio started Calfkiller Brewing Co., Sparta - in fact, all of White County - was dry. The Sergios know they have a great story. And the eastern half of Tennessee is ...


  6. John KollmorgenRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral service for John Carl Kollmorgen, 69, of Sparta, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 20, in the chapel of Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Marvin Saylors officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery.


  7. Boyd TwittyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Herald-Citizen

    ... his sons, Nathaniel (Robin) Twitty and Matthew (Sondra) Twitty, all of Cookeville; a daughter, Brenon Twitty of Sparta; his grandchildren, Sara Twitty, Hannah Twitty and Ryan Twitty and a granddaughter-to-be; a sister, Diane (Larry) Lynch of ...


  8. Blackwater guard who testified against 4 others sentenced for 2007 shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... that you could" after the incident, he added. "I am proud of you." Lamberth in April sentenced Nicholas Slatten, of Sparta, Tennessee, to life in prison on one count of murder. Three others, Paul Slough, of Keller, Texas; Evan Liberty, of Rochester, ...


  9. Ruby HargisRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Herald-Citizen

    Graveside services and interment for Ruby L. Hargis, 78, of Baxter will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Boiling Springs Cemetery. She is survived by her son, Ernie Hargis and wife Samantha of Baxter; daughter, Pam Hockett and husband Nathan of Sevierville; five granddaughters, Almeda Blankenship and husband Chris of Sevierville, Marie Mosely and husband Tim of Cookeville, Lacretia Winkle and husband Brian, Jessie Stover and husband Darrel of Sevierville, Sierra Worrix of Sparta; two grandsons, Chet Hargis of Baxter, Justin Worrix of Sparta; and five great-grandchildren, Skyler Mosely, Aiden Hockett, Rebecca Mosely, Waylon Worrix and Charlie Farley.


  10. Lebanon 15s qualify for Babe Ruth stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Livingston and 19-9 in a four-hour marathon over Jamestown. Following a rainout Sunday, Lebanon returned to oust host Sparta 7-1 before falling to Cookeville 15-2 in the championship round. LIVINGSTON - Lebanon's 13-year-old Lions all-stars were to ...


  11. Erlanger Adds 5th Helicopter To Life Force FleetRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 |

    ... at 975 East Third Street in Chattanooga, LIFE FORCE also provides emergency helicopter transport from bases in Sparta, Tn., and Calhoun and Blue Ridge, Ga. LIFE FORCE transported more than 1,400 patients during fiscal year 2013-2014. FACES: The ...


  12. Dianne Sylvia AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 |

    Dianne Sylvia Anderson, age 77 of Sparta, Tennessee and formerly of Mantua, Ohio, passed from this life Monday, June 22, 2015, at her home in Sparta.


  13. 15s cruise to district finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Herald-Citizen

    ... White County, while Dustin Guy went the final two. Guy, John Hodges and Isaiah Temple each collected a hit for the Sparta crew. Putnam County will now get ready for the championship game today at 4 p.m. The losers bracket final is set for today at 2 ...


  14. Farley brings Babe Ruth playing experience as coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Herald-Citizen

    ... just staying consistent in the zone." Putnam County will play tonight against the winner of Jamestown and Lebanon in Sparta. The game time is uncertain at press time after Lebanon did not appear for Thursday's contest.


  15. Sparta man arrested for burglary of lawn equipment hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Herald-Citizen

    A 30-year-old Sparta man was arrested yesterday in connection with a burglary that happened in Cookeville on Monday. Steven Austin, of Golden Mountain Road in Sparta, has been charged with burglary and several other offenses after reportedly stealing equipment from a local lawn care service provider as the man worked on Monday.


  16. Teen escapee from juvenile center back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... noted a string of errors preceding the deaths of Brandon Greene, 16, of Mountain City and Frank Cass Jr., 18, of Sparta. DCS Commissioner Jim Henry says crime among teens has dropped overall in Tennessee. Henry adds DCS used to house 500 teenagers ...


  17. Pcdata USA Reports Growth in Recreational Product Distribution CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | SBWire

    Pcdata USA reported strong growth in recreational product distribution centers. Jackson Kayak will invest $6.5 million to expand its current operations by opening a new manufacturing facility at the former Philips Lighting building, in Sparta Tennessee.


  18. Orion Coolers Sponsors Name The Game TV Show & Levi and Samantha MorganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | AmmoLand

    ... craftsmanship and rugged construction. Orion Coolers are molded by molding experts right next to Jackson Kayaks in Sparta, Tennessee A solid thermoformed plastic tray inside the cooler allows for drainage but won't let smaller items fall through ...


  19. BARKER, Edie M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice BARKER, Edie M. 87, of Huber Heights, passed away July 3, 2015. She was born June 25, 1928 in Sparta, Tennessee, the daughter of Johnnie and Flora Brown.


  20. Sparta woman arrested here on meth, weapons chargesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Herald-Citizen

    A 22-year-old Sparta woman was arrested here recently on a drug and firearms charge after a report of possible drug activity at the Salem Road hotel where she was staying. Hannah Espiritu, of C.B. Johnson Road of Sparta, was charged with possession of methamphetamine for resale and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony in the incident.


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