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  1. Dodgen takes over WCHS girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    As current Cannona SCounty head girls basketball coacha SMichael Dodgen made his last drive to Woodbury in that position this morning after accepting the same post at White County Higha SSchool on Thursday, there were a multitude of feelings. It's a new chapter for the young coach who has made his way from Tennessee Tech to Smith County High to Cannon County and now to Sparta.


  2. Cookeville author releases new novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald-Citizen

    ... have been in for a big surprise when Nervelli purchased a set of hand-made coffee mugs from The Fragrant Mushroom in Sparta recently. The owner wrapped the purchase carefully in old newspapers and mailed them to her family in North Carolina. It ...


  3. Fox Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Mountain Division Event on Lake CumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | FishingWorld

    ... I focused on during the tournament," said Fox, who also won a Walmart BFL event last weekend on Center Hill Lake in Sparta, Tennessee. "I could only see only two or three feet down, so it was ideal." Fox said he caught a couple keeper bass early in ...


  4. David WilkersonRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Supply in 1962, and retired from there after 40 years. In 1984, he and his wife bought Broadway Hardware Company in Sparta. Their store has become a successful family business that his family will proudly continue. Mr. Wilkerson was known for his ...


  5. Fox Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Music City Division Event on Center Hill LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | FishingWorld

    ... City Division event on Center Hill with a 16-pound, 14-ounce limit to claim over $2,700 in winnings. (May 12, 2015 - SPARTA, TN.) Dwight Fox of Gainesboro, Tennessee, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win the second ...


  6. Chiefs WRs Coach David Culley's Journey to the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Kansas City Chiefs

    ... in the NFL," Culley said. "Never. Not once. I'm telling you-my ambition was to go back to White County High School in Sparta, Tennessee, and be an assistant coach and teach at my high school. It's been a long journey for Culley, his wife and their ...


  7. 1300 students leave nest at TTU spring commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Herald-Citizen

    ... graduates were born in 1995, and the oldest born in 1930. Jonathon Short, an agricultural business major from Sparta, served two tours with the Marine Corps in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Iraq, he conducted roadside bomb sweeps and vehicle checkpoints ...


  8. Brenda BrownRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Brenda Lou Roberts Brown, 70, of Sparta, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at Golden Mountain Ministries Church in Sparta.


  9. Wiley HancockRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Wiley Virgil Hancock, 76, of Sparta, formerly of Buffalo Valley, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 4, at Oakwood Street Church of Christ in Sparta. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sparta.


  10. Charles PaulRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Herald-Citizen

    A Celebration of Life memorial service for Charles LaTrell Paul, 87, will be held starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at Yankeetown Free Will Baptist Church in Sparta. Charles was a minister and an accomplished singer who produced four gospel albums.


  11. Charles MooreRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Herald-Citizen

    Graveside services for Charles Larry Moore, 64, of Cookeville, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at Highland Cemetery in Sparta.


  12. Online auction new to Komen tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Wholesale Supply; an iron female golf sculpture by Armond Bussell; a 65-quart Orion Cooler from Jackson Kayak of Sparta; a Trella Koczwara Print "Mischief" donated by Jimmy and Kem Dickenson; a handmade wooden patio table donated by Bob Boles; a ...


  13. Elizabeth Danielle FarleyRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... ille; grandparents, Jackie Farley, Cissy Farley, her Papa, Dennis Kay, all of Cookeville, and Jeff and Regena Gain of Sparta.


  14. Former Blackwater Guards Sentenced to Life, 30 Years for Killing Civilians in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 |

    A federal judge on Monday sentenced one former Backwater guard to life in prison and three others to nearly 30 years behind bars for their role in killing 14 unarmed civilians, including women and children, and injuring 18 others in Iraq. Nicholas Abram Slatten of Sparta, TN, who was accused of firing first, was the only defendant convicted of first-degree murder.


  15. Ex-guards sentenced for Iraq shootings plan appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Tracy Hughes, right, of Sparta Tenn., comforts the mother of Nicholas Slatten, Reba, as family members, friends and supporters of four former Blackwater security guards gather together outside federal court in Washington, Monday, April 13, 2015, following sentencing for a 2007 shooting of civilians in Iraq. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth sentenced Nicholas Slatten to life in prison while Paul Slough of Keller, Texas, Evan Liberty of Rochester, N.H., and Dustin Heard of Knoxville, Tenn., were convicted of manslaughter and received sentences of 30 years plus one day.


  16. Former Blackwater guards sentenced for Iraq shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... of U.S. law no matter where they occur in order to bring justice to innocent victims." Slatten, 31, is from Sparta, Tennessee; Slough, 35, from Keller, Texas; Liberty, 32, from Rochester, New Hampshire; and Heard, 33, from Maryville, Tennessee. The ...


  17. Life in prison for ex-Blackwater guard who 'just panicked' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 |

    A federal judge has sentenced a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard to life in prison and three others to 30-year terms for killing 14 unarmed civilians in a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, an incident that fomented deep resentments about the accountability of American security forces during one of the bloodiest periods of the Iraq war. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth of the District on Monday rejected a claim of innocence by Nicholas Slatten, 31, of Sparta, Tennessee, who received the life sentence after being convicted of murder in October for firing what prosecutors said were the first shots in the civilian massacre.


  18. Ex-Blackwater Guard Gets Life in Prison for Baghdad ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | News Max

    ... were three of the most notorious incidents that stained the U.S. military's record in Iraq. Nicholas Slatten, 31, of Sparta, Tennessee, was convicted of murder by a federal jury of eight women and four men in Washington. Three of his co-workers were ...


  19. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to Seattle when a pilot hears banging after a baggage handler fell asleep in the plane's cargo hold. Tracy Hughes of Sparta Tenn., right, comforts the mother of Nicholas Slatten, Reba, left, as family members, friends, and supporters of four former ...


  20. Blackwater guards in 2007 Iraq massacre get stiff sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 |

    ... convictions on voluntary manslaughter and weapons charges. A fourth contractor, former sniper Nicholas A. Slatten of Sparta, Tenn., received a mandatory sentence of life for his conviction on one count of first-degree murder. "The defendants appear ...


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