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  1. Aaron WrittenberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Aaron was born on June 30, 1926 in Sparta, Tennessee. He was retired from Goodyear where he enjoyed a long career in production set-up.


  2. Winnie Virginia BillingsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Mrs. Winnie Virginia Billings, 85, of the Old Zion Community of White County, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, from the chapel of Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Sparta.


  3. Sparta financial group named number one in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Herald-Citizen

    ... a monthly basis. He's won the title five times before, but never beat bigger cities for the top rank - until now. The Sparta native has been in the financial field for a total of seven years, beginning with Farm Bureau. He then moved on to work with ...


  4. Lester Flatt's Hometown Honors him with Historical MarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Cybergrass

    Bluegrass and Country music legend, Lester Flatt, was honored in his hometown of Sparta, Tennessee recently when city and county officials joined forces to unveil an historical marker in his honor during Sparta's annual event, Liberty Square: A Lester Flatt Celebration. Plans for the marker began nearly 18 months ago when Sparta residents, Blake and Kimberly Williams presented the idea at a White County Commissioners meeting to have a marker placed at Oaklawn Cemetery where Flatt is buried.


  5. Man tased after struggling at CookevilleaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Herald-Citizen

    ... report, Harrington saw three bouncers attempting to escort a man, who was later identified as Mark McCausland of Sparta, away from the bar. McCausland was on crutches and allegedly refused to leave the bar. Harrington approached McCausland after he ...


  6. Scarlet LehmanRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Herald-Citizen

    ... sons, Roger Lehman of Livingston, and Tracy Lehman and Chad Lehman, both of Cookeville; a brother, Lloyd Wallace of Sparta; two sisters, Elsie Crowe of Gainesboro and Wanda Bumbalough of Sparta; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In ...


  7. Sparta celebrates Lester Flatt's 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Though the actual birthdate was marked earlier this Summer, the City of Sparta, TN is throwing a free music festival tomorrow to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lester Flatt's birth. Lester called Sparta his home during his music career, and has family there to this day.


  8. Bond reduction denied for stabbing suspectRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Herald-Citizen

    Judge John Hudson denied a bond reduction on Wednesday for a Sparta man accused of stabbing a 28-year-old woman Friday afternoon at Love's truck stop in Baxter. Kay Bradley of the public defender's office said Clifton Brown's family probably could make a $25,000 bond.


  9. Floyd MadewellRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Herald-Citizen

    ... by a daughter, Lisa Madewell of Cookeville; a brother, James E. Maddux of Cookeville; and two sisters, Sarah Ford of Sparta and Reba Fuller of Cookeville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elise Martin Madewell; a ...


  10. Sparta man arrested for stabbing in BaxterRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Herald-Citizen

    A Sparta man remains in the Putnam County Jail on $50,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault following a Friday afternoon stabbing incident at Love's TruckStop in Baxter. Clifton Terrell Brown, 34, of Kinnard Road in Sparta was charged with aggravated assault following a stabbing incident at Love's Truck Stop in Baxter on Friday afternoon around 4:36 p.m. Brown allegedly stabbed his 28-year-old victim in the leg during an argument while they were sitting in a car in the parking lot of the truck stop.


  11. "Ted" DarwinRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | Herald-Citizen

    Dero Armistead Darwin Jr., "Ted," 85, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in NHC of Sparta. A descendant of English colonial settlers of North America and of pioneer families in the Tennessee Upper Cumberland region, he was the only child of the late Dero and Clemma Masters Darwin.


  12. U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in TennesseeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Cookeville, Tennessee, Wassem Abdalla, Cookeville, Tennessee, Peter K. Herman, Stoughton, Wisconsin, Abby True-Dahl, Sparta, Tennessee, Pierrick Bonzi, Tregunc, France, Arnaud Le Ven, Ergue Gaberic, France, and Gerard Malgorn, Quimper, France. The ...


  13. Joyce Jeanette KlugeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Kluge is survived by her son, Steve Kluge of Sparta, TN; daughters, Debbie Robinson and her husband Randy of Christiana, Sue Clark and her husband Chuck of Zephyrhills, Florida, ...


  14. Police Reports September 26Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Herald-Citizen

    ... According to the police report, Livingston stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Kristie Schrichte of Sparta. Livingston gave Schrichte a citation for driving on a revoked license. Another person arrived on the scene to move the vehicle. ...


  15. Annette BlairRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Herald-Citizen

    ... 27, from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home. In addition to her mother, her family includes a son, Dale Lindsey of Sparta; a granddaughter, Haylei Cole of Sparta; Clayton Blair of Cookeville; three sisters, Kathy England of Sparta, Robyn Tipton ...


  16. Police Reports September 24Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Herald-Citizen

    ... to the incident report, Meadows conducted a stop on the vehicle. The driver was identified as Jerry Lee Lafever of Sparta and Meadows noted in the report that he smelled an odor of alcohol. Lafever said he was coming from the bar. Meadows asked ...


  17. Frances R. WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Cadiz Record

    ... 19, 2014, at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, Ind., surrounded by her family. Frances was born on April 25, 1943 in Sparta, Tenn., to Howard and Lura V. Lowhorn Rayborn. Frances married John N. Wood on April 1, 1970, in Mt. Carmel, Ill. She was a ...


  18. Chattanoogan: Two-Room School Helped Hone Career For Bill BennettRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 |

    ... for the legendary Eddie Watson. Bill studied at Tennessee Tech and, while there, he met Marguerite Cooper of Sparta on a blind date in 1957. He has been married 57 years to the one he refers to as "The Speaker of the House." Bill went into the Army ...


  19. Theodore BulakowskiRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Herald-Citizen

    Memorial services for Theodore Felix Bulakowski, 73, of Sparta, formerly of Michigan City, Ind., were held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Friendship United Methodist Church, 5454 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, from 2-4 p.m. Mr. Bulakowski had retired after working at Indiana State Prison for 19 years, and moved to his home in Sparta, Tenn.


  20. Police Reports September 19Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Herald-Citizen

    ... direction. The value of the safe was said to be $89.97. The loss prevention employee let Walmart stores in Algood and Sparta know about the incident in case the suspects to return the item to one of those stores.


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