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  1. Helen ShrinerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Herald-Citizen

    Helen Shriner, 86, of Cookeville and formerly of Fairhope, Ala., passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016, in Life Care Center of Sparta. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Dauphin Way United Methodist Church in Mobile.

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  2. Sparta man arrested for handgun violation, other chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Herald-Citizen

    A traffic stop resulted in an arrest for a Sparta man on multiple charges after officers found him illegally in possession of a handgun. COOKEVILLE - A traffic stop resulted in an arrest for a Sparta man on multiple charges after officers found him illegally in possession of a handgun.

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  3. Charlene (Susie) Swafford JohnsonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Herald-Citizen

    Graveside services for Charlene Swafford Johnson, 82, of Sparta, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at Highland Cemetery in Sparta.

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  4. Ex-Blackwater security contractor appeals murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A former Blackwater Worldwide security contractor found guilty last year for his role in a deadly Baghdad shooting has appealed his murder conviction, saying the case against him was vindictive and that prosecutors were "determined to win at all costs." Nicholas Slatten, of Sparta, Tennessee, is serving a life sentence on a charge of first-degree murder after a jury found him and three other guards guilty in the September 2007 shooting in Baghdad's Nisoor Square.

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  5. CFD lieutenants look back over 30-year careersRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Herald-Citizen

    ... run from? For Broyles, he said his fascination with fire fighting began at an early age, as a child growing up in Sparta. "My family lived near the Sparta Fire Department, and when I was a kid, I would watch the fire engines as they left to go on ... 2 comments

  6. Jean EssexRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Herald-Citizen

    ... by her three children, Carol Randolph, Cecil (wife Rhonda) Essex of Cookeville, and Cindy (husband) Dale Walker of Sparta; four grandchildren, William Logan Randolph, Parker Essex Randolph, Lauren Alyssa (husband Mark) Apple and Andrew Keith Essex; ...

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  7. JT AskewRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services, with military honors, for Mr. Jeptha Tubb Askew Jr, 96, of Sparta, formerly of Silver Point, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Baxter chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Private interment will be on Friday, Jan. 29, in Smellage Memory Gardens.

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  8. Tennessee Boy, 7, Killed by Brother With Mom's GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | News Max

    ... Cumberland Medical Center. Authorities identified the parents as Samantha Farley, 29, and Jacob Farley, 29, both of Sparta, Tennessee, said the News Sentinel. The children were not identified. Cumberland County prosecutors said they will investigate ...

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  9. Tennessee boy, 7, killed after gun found by siblings left alone in car goes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    ... off accidentally. The bullet hit the boy, 7, in the head, changing the lives within this family forever. The unnamed Sparta, Tennessee, mother and step-father of these kids needed to run into the Verizon store to pay a bill, leaving the four young ...

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  10. An unidentified 7-year-old boy died after his siblingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... gun in Mom's purse died late Monday after he was shot in the head. The child's mother and stepfather, who are from Sparta, Tenn., but whose names have not been released, left their four kids in the car at about 3:15 p.m. ET while they went inside a ...

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  11. Brother Accidentally Shoots Brother in Crossville TragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    ... Crossville police they will turn their findings over to the district attorney general. Police say the family is from Sparta in White County. (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ...

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  12. Barbara Jean BowmanRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Herald-Citizen

    ... of Cookeville; two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Kimberly Tucker of Baxter and Bradley Ray and Sue Tucker of Sparta; 10 grandchildren, Mercedes, David, Atlanta, Bradley, Johnathan, Dalton, Jordan, Jessica, Jaden and Peyton; three ...

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  13. Tennessee Indie Rockers The Features Sign To Superior Music PublishingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Mi2n

    ... garage-rockers The Muffs, up-and-comers Weed, Big Harp, SISTERS, Floating Action and more. Formed a decade ago in Sparta, TN, the Features quickly became well-known on the national indie rock scene. With releases on Universal and Serpents & Snakes ...

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  14. Robertson Leads Mocs To 73-60 At UNCGRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Chattanoogan.com

    Senior Eric Robertson scored a career-high 22 points leading the Chattanooga Mocs to a 73-60 win at UNCG.

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  15. Barbara BowmanRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Herald-Citizen

    ... of Cookeville; two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Kimberly Tucker of Baxter and Bradley Ray and Sue Tucker of Sparta; 10 grandchildren, Mercedes, David, Atlanta, Bradley, Johnathan, Dalton, Jordan, Jessica, Jaden and Peyton; three ...

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  16. Teddy JonesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Home and again from noon until time of services Saturday at the church. Mr. Jones was born Friday, Oct. 9, 1936, in Sparta, the son of the late Burnis and Bessie (Mott) Jones. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and one ...

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  17. James Harold CrouchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Herald-Citizen

    ... also a member of Bangham Heights Baptist Church. James is survived by two daughters, Sonja (husband Bryan) Nash of Sparta, and Michele (husband Rusty) Wellborn of Mississippi; a son, Ken Crouch and fiancee Lisa Watson of Cookeville; his ...

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  18. White County sweeps CHS in comeback thrillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Herald-Citizen

    White County High School was an absolute madhouse Friday night as both of the Sparta teams trailed most of the game only to come back and win in dramatic fashion. White County's Cade Crosland tries to put up a shot as Cookeville's Bryric Savage tries to block during the Cavaliers' 72-69 loss to the Warriors on Friday night in Sparta.

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  19. UTC Defeats UNCG, 72-61, Behind Alford, JoynerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Chattanoogan.com

    Chattanooga's Queen Alford sets to shoot a free throw late in the Mocs' game with UNCG.

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  20. Rapists Should Go To JailRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Chattanoogan.com

    In light of the unimaginable assault of the Ooltewah basketball players and the resulting debacle of the HCDE and Superintendent Rick Smith, I found an interesting article: http://www.homes.

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