Monthly Archives: March 2005

Shelbyville ends Warriorette season

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

Tammy Wilhite


Arthur L. Sparkman

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

Arthur L. Sparkman, 76, of Michigan, passed away Dec. 22, 2004.
He was retired from transport refrigeration.
Sparkman was preceded in death by two wives, Barbara Sparkman and Jacqueline Sparkman and one son, Gary Sparkman.
Survivors include three children and their spouses, Douglas and Anna Sparkman, Karen Lewis and Tavannia and Walter Pepper; three brothers and their spouses, John and Clare Sparkman, Earl and Ruth Sparkman and Hugh and Lori Sparkman; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are at noon, March 5, 2005, at Preston Heights Cemetery.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Missing children found sooner

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

Kim Swindell Wood
According to national statistics, a child goes missing every 40 seconds, and now White County has joined a program to help locate these children more rapidly.
A Child is Missing originally started in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and is now being utilized by law enforcement agencies nationwide. Tennessee recently joined forces with other states who have already implemented the program, and White County law enforcement officials are excited about the possibilities of a speedier recovery time for missing children.
“We got a notification they were going to be doing training at the T.B.I. recently,” said Lt. Chad Dodson. “The sheriff advised me of it and asked … Read More


Cars with class

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

Jeanne Bruce
Don Hyatt, owner/operator of Hyatt Custom Automotive and Hyatt Classics, has been “fooling with cars since high school,” he said. His years of experience and expertise have resulted in a two successful businesses.
Hyatt was born in Sparta and graduated from White County High School. His interest in cars began as a teenager and continues to be a source of not only a hobby, but a job.
“My favorite cars from high school are the muscle cars,” Hyatt said. “They’re medium-sized cars from the mid-60’s with really big motors. Muscle cars are the hottest selling thing in classic cars right now because the baby-boomers are going … Read More


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