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  1. Lena Rhea Roberts, 79Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Http

    Lena Rhea Roberts, 79, died Wednesday July 30 at Life Care of Sparta. She was born Aug. 23, 1934 to Raymond Mason and Arrie Rice Mason in Walling.

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  2. Geri WigtilRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    ... a happy, meaningful life and died peacefully in her sleep Monday morning, July 28, 2014, at the Life Care Center of Sparta, only seven days shy of her 93rd birthday. She grew up during the Depression, and though times were hard, Geri had only ...

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  3. Fairgrounds cattle barn repairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Herald-Citizen

    ... all over Putnam County. According to the Putnam County Archives, the barn was built on-site in 1957 by a company in Sparta, specifically for use of the livestock being brought to the fair. The old fairgrounds, located on the corner of 4th Ave. and ... 1 comment

  4. Fundraiser benefits missing Hermitage mother's sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... this as far as it goes," said Blainey. On the afternoon of May 23, Blainey said Burgess was getting ready to drive to Sparta, Tennessee to visit her boyfriend Jay Henry. "Usually she texts me as soon as she leaves, she texts me as soon as she gets ...

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  5. Sarah GillenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Sarah Frances Sewell Gillen, 80, of Sparta, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta.

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  6. Evelyn Rose "Punk" Billings Graham, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Http

    ... Opal West, Edna Pirtle, Louada Wilhite and infant sister. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Jimmy Graham of Sparta; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Karen Graham of Sparta; step-grandson, Rhett Blair of Sparta; sisters, Neva Catledge of ...

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  7. Police Reports July 23Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Herald-Citizen

    ... working. According to the police report, Hensley made contact with the driver, who was identified as James Clouse of Sparta. When Hensley asked him if there was anything illegal in the car, Clouse handed Hensley a black case, which contained five ...

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  8. Three hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Http

    ... into another car. The slumbering driver, Austin Hensley, 23, of Rickman and his passenger, Gillermo Correa, 48, of Sparta were airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga along with the driver of the other vehicle, Patricia Finney, 50, of ...

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  9. Names released in Morrison crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Http

    ... into another car. The slumbering driver, Austin Hensley, 23, of Rickman and his passenger, Gillermo Correa, 48, of Sparta were airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga along with the driver of the other vehicle, Patricia Finney, 50, of ...

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  10. Help! I Married a VikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Clarksville Online

    The past few days have been absolutely nuts. For those of you who haven't heard, my husband is spending two weeks as a homeless man in order to give a voice and face to an invisible population: the homeless of Clarksville, TN. 1 comment

  11. Lowery announces bid for U.S. CongressRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Lebanon Democrat

    Lowery is a Navy veteran and worked his way through college working with his dad, Bob Lowery, with their plumbing business in Sparta. 2 comments

  12. Rebecca ShockleyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Church. Becky is survived by her husband, Earl "Skip" Shockley of Cookeville; her former husband, Nevin A. Doll of Sparta; eight children, her sons, Dewaine McGeehen of Sparta, Andrew McGeehen and wife Shannon of Berlin, Wis., Daniel Shockley and ...

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  13. Roy Sewell Jr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Roy Sewell Jr., 84, of Sparta, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 18, at West Sparta Church of Christ.

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  14. Pauline MitchellRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Pauline Mitchell, 83, of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, from the chapel of Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta.

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  15. Living and Giving Photo Gallery - July 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    ... 1110, planned the project and collected donations with adults throughout May and June, according to Regina White of Sparta, Tenn. Their goal was to collect 125 toys, but they concluded the drive with more than 2,500 toys collected and $2,000 in ...

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  16. Economics Daily Digest: Public Internet infrastructure provides a link to the futureRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Daily Kos

    ... supposed base. Esther Kaplan looks at the closure of one highly productive, award-winning lighting fixture plant in Sparta, Tennessee to explain why productivity isn't enough to improve the economy. Carlos Ballesteros says that organizers in Chicago ...

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  17. Vallie HaleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Cookeville and Kingston Brooks Bumbalough of Baxter; three sisters, Ethel Mae Peterson of Gainesboro, Janice Brown of Sparta and Rosetta Roberts and husband Alton of Sparta; her mother-in-law, Dall Marie Hale of Iron City, Tenn.; three ...

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  18. Police investigating Eagle County dog poisoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Vail Daily News

    ... dog picked it up from the doorstep of her neighbor's apartment, where it had been deliberately left. Char Quinn and Sparta share a moment after Quinn, who heads Eagle County's Humane Society, pulled a packet of rat poison from the dog's mouth. The ...

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  19. Mary Ellen ArmstrongRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Herald-Citizen

    She was born on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1932, in Sparta to the late William Oba Myatt and Dora Myatt.

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  20. Reward offered for missing Tennessee womanReward offered for missing...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and went to Burgess' home on Oak Vale Drive before taking the boy to Anderson County. Burgess was supposed to be in Sparta on May 24 but never showed up. She is described as being 5-foot-1 and weighing 126 pounds with red hair, green eyes and ...

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