Monthly Archives: July 2010

Expositor holds final political forum

Posted on July 1, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

The last in a series of four political forums, sponsored by The Expositor, was held June 29, at White County Middle School.
Participating in the forum were candidates for register of deeds, including incumbent Gary Brogden and challenger Mike Breeding, as well as candidates for road superintendent, including Larry W. McCoy, Clay Parker and Dillard Quick.
Kent Sherrell, challenger candidate for road superintendent, arrived near the end of the forum. He had explained to the moderator, Kim Swindell Wood, he might not be able to attend because of commitments to a job he is working in Nashville.
Also participating in the forum was White County School Board candidate … Read More


City of Sparta voting oversight discovered

Posted on July 1, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

A law that had allowed individuals who owned property in City of Sparta, but who resided in the county, to vote in all city elections, has now been discovered to be invalid since 1996.
According to State Representative Charles Curtiss, the problem came to light when White County Administrator of Elections Kathy Bailey had called the state election commission office to determine if it was legal for a particular individual to register to vote in a city election. The individual resides in another state, but owns property in City of Sparta. Attorneys for the state election commission reportedly researched the city’s charter and informed Bailey that Sparta’s charter … Read More


Mom’s Football Clinic set for July 10th

Posted on July 1, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Moms, have you ever wondered just exactly what goes on in the football huddle, what the players go over in practice or what wearing football equipment feels like?
Well, the chance for those questions to be answered will come Saturday, July 10th, when Coach Tracy Malone and the Warrior staff will hold their first-ever Warrior Mom’s Clinic.
The event is open not only to the mothers of football players, past, present and future, but to any female who wants to learn more about the gridiron game. Besides powder puff and a few semiprofessional leagues, football is predominately played by males. Most women never get the chance to learn … Read More


Little League All Stars preparing for action

Posted on July 1, 2010 12:12 am by Sparta Live

After having been practicing for almost three weeks, the baseball all star teams of Sparta Little League will finally swing into action at the start of next week.
All four of the baseball all star squads begin tourney play on July 5th in three different locations. The tournaments are all pool play.
The Little League All Stars (11/12 year olds) are the group whose ultimate goal is a trip to the Little World Series. Sparta’s team begins their quest when they open up on the 5th in Lebanon against the host team at 6 p.m. They will then return to action on the 6th against DeKalb County and … Read More


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