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  1. Rose LowhornRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Herald-Citizen

    ... and Randy Lowhorn of Florida; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Talmadge Brown of Sparta and Morrison Brown of Dayton, Ohio. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Earnest Lowhorn; ...

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  2. Pearl WhitsonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Herald-Citizen

    Graveside services and interment for Pearl Ament Whitson, 94, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Dec. 19, at Cookeville City Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Judith and George Furman of Sparta; her grandsons, George Furman and Andrew and wife Dorota Furman, all of Cookeville; her great-granddaughters, Morgan, Mia and Lola Furman; and a nephew, Dr Sam Barns.

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  3. Sheila Dodson Maples, 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Http

    ... born Aug. 8, 1953 and died Dec. 17 at her residence following an extended illness. A retired CNA at NHC Healthcare in Sparta and a member of Friendship the Baptist Church, she was the daughter of Gwen Youngblood of Rock Island, and the late James ...

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  4. Two talk about helping rescue man trapped in a trenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... rushed to a Roane County construction site just outside Harriman where a utility worker for Danson Construction (Sparta, TN) was trapped in a trench. Jernigan said, "He was kind of lifeless. They had him sedated so he couldn't feel anything and he ...

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  5. Students recall fond memories of Mister WayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Livingston, said. "He taught us that this is just more than about hair - it's a career." Mister Wayne,originally from Sparta, got his start as a shoe shiner in a downtown Sparta barber shop. Following his graduation from White County High School, he ...

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  6. Tenn. Man Trapped in Trench for HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | FireHouse.com

    Dec. 13--HARRIMAN -- A 20-year-old man was listed in serious condition Friday night after a nearly four-hour rescue operation to free him from a collapsed trench in Harriman. The victim, identified by officials as Kenneth Heard, of Sparta, Tenn., was taken by ambulance to the Midtown helipad and flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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  7. Paul Edward FordRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Herald-Citizen

    ... until time of services at the funeral home. He was born Jan. 10, 1947, in Overton County to James Henderson Ford of Sparta and the late Rilda Wilmoth Ford. Mr. Ford was a retired White County school teacher with 36 years of service. He began his ...

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  8. "Mister Wayne" FletcherRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Herald-Citizen

    ... & Horner Funeral Home and again Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. He was born Oct. 6, 1944, in Sparta to the late Frank Leonard and Mattie Edna Hall Fletcher. He was a 1962 graduate of White County High School and proudly served ...

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  9. Thelma RoseRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Herald-Citizen

    ... of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. She was a retired associate at Russell Stover Candies and a member of Sparta First Baptist Church. A faithful, loving wife, she supported her husband in their ministry. Survivors include her two daughters, ...

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  10. Jennings SaulsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Herald-Citizen

    A memorial service for Jennings "Bud" Eugene Sauls, 70, of Sparta will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Heavenly Host Lutheran Church in Cookeville. He was born March 20, 1944, in Ameagle, W.V., to the late Jennings Eugene and Mary Jane Walk Sauls.

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  11. A look at Mountain View Youth Development CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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 ...

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  12. Spartans cement dynasty with another DII-A winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Herald-Citizen

    Knoxville Webb might be able to officially use the "D" word after Thursday night's Division II-A BlueCross Bowl win. The Spartans used a second-quarter surge to knock off Battle Ground Academy 38-21 at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium, giving them five titles in the last six years and the distinct makings of a dynasty.

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  13. Loretta BurtonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Herald-Citizen

    ... (wife Marie), Harold (wife Betty) Williams, Arnold (wife Francis) Williams and Paul (wife Judy) Williams, all of Sparta; and two sisters, Helen Leech, and Pat (husband Harold) Moore, all of Sparta; 10 grandchildren, Kenny Mahan, Brian Burton, ...

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  14. Webb wins state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Webb wins state championship Nick Carboni reports from Cookeville with the state champion Spartans. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CKPEtL

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  15. Steven "Mugs" HerronRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Herald-Citizen

    ... He is survived by his wife, Tereasa Diane Gantt Herron of Baxter; three daughters, Beth Nash and husband Richard of Sparta, Rachael Croom and husband KC, and Ashley Herron, all of Cookeville; one granddaughter, Bailey Nash of Sparta; three ...

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  16. SANDLIN, RenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice SANDLIN , Rena Age 82, went to be with the Lord on December 1, 2014. She was born May 25, 1932 in Sparta, TN to the late, William "Doc" and Stella Mackie.

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  17. Foster gets defensive for ChargersRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Herald-Citizen

    Sparta native Loren Foster was a 3-point sniper during her high school days at White County, but last Tuesday she got defensive for the University of Alabama-Huntsville. The true freshman guard blocked four shots, swiped two steals, grabbed four rebounds and scored a team-high 12 points during the Chargers' 68-45 win over Hiwassee College.

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  18. Adopt-A-PetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Spartan is a 1-year-old collie mix and he is pictured here with a very sweet little volunteer who comes to the shelter to play with the dogs and cats. In the picture, Spartan is the one who is up for adoption.

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  19. David WilsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Herald-Citizen

    ... as three children, John Wilson (wife Lisa), Randy Wilson (wife Tonia) and Vicky Wilson Luna (husband Philip), all of Sparta; one brother, Donald Wilson (wife Beverly) of Sparta; and six grandchildren, Amber Wilson Simpson (husband Kyle), Jonny Lee ...

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  20. Hershell DeeringRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Herald-Citizen

    ... 7 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Hershell Lee "Bud" Deering was born Oct. 7, 1944, in Sparta, to the late Tommy Lee and Clarise (Cash) Deering. Bud worked at Woodford motor for more than 30 years until they closed. He ...

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