Monthly Archives: February 2005

WCHS drops two heartbreakers to Oakland

Posted on February 4, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite
Fall away. Dustin Holman puts up a fall-away jumper over the outstretched arms of Matt Joines form Oakland.
The Warriors came up just short by a score of 55-54.
Next up is a trip to Lebanon for the Warriors (14-10, 5-6).


Calvin Brigham Young

Posted on February 3, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Calvin Brigham Young, 82, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 28, 2005.
Young was born Nov. 3, 1922, in Texas, to Frank Ludwig and Rosa Brisbin Young.
He had been in the military.
Young was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Olivia Young, of Sparta; one son, Brigham Taylor Young, of Walling; three brothers, Frank Young, Estel Young, both of Scissco, Texas, Waldo Young, of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren, Dena Clark, of Smithville, Brigham T. Young Jr., of Sparta; four great-grandchildren, Steven Clark, Jacklyn Moore, both of Smithville, Brooklyn Young, Ashlyn Young, both of Sparta.
Services will be at 2 p.m., Feb. 6, … CONTINUED


‘Lip smacking good’ opens a location in Sparta

Posted on February 1, 2005 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jody Sliger
“We only use Hickory wood to cook with,” said Julie Vandergriff, manager of Smokin’ Ed’s BBQ, “That’s what makes it taste so good.”
The business that serves up the huge plates of meat and sides is located at 167 East Bockman Way and is open from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., with longer spring hours just around the corner.
The Formica tables may be a little worn, but they still can hold up the weighty plate the server brings. Whether choosing ribs, pulled pork or chicken, the large platter stacks up nicely with two sides. The special recipe smoked potatoes offer large chunks of potato, lightly seasoned and … CONTINUED


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