Two Local Lawmakers Awarded Top Honors By Conservative Group

WGNS Radio, February 3, 2014 The American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, this week announced State Representative Mike Sparks (R–Smyrna) and State Senator Jim Tracy (R–Shelbyville) have been awarded the A-C-U ‘Defender of Liberty’ award. Both legislators represent a portion of Rutherford County in…

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State to rebid Bridge over Broad

MURFREESBORO, DAILY NEWS JOURNAL, NOVEMBER 19, 2013 — The state rejected October bids to construct a bridge over Broad Street and will take new bids in Dec. 6, a spokeswoman said today. “It won’t affect the overall time line of the project,” Deanna Lambert, a spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department…

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1st Annual Freedom Fest a Success

Our first annual Freedom Fest was held at Kelly Butler’s home Saturday evening, August 17.  I’d say we had between 175 and 200 people show up on what turned out to be a very pleasant evening with temperatures hovering around 78 degrees! Congrats to our Freedom Fest 2013 Corn Hole…

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State Resolution Presented to MTSU Men’s Basketball

July 9, 2013 in Mike in the News by Mike Sparks WGNS Radio 1450AM (www.wgnsradio.com), July 9, 2013 Senator Bill Ketron and Representative Mike Sparks, both graduates of Middle Tennessee, were on hand in Murphy Center Monday to present a resolution to Middle Tennessee men’s basketball head coach Kermit Davis…

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Bucking the System

Bucking the System Rep. Mike Sparks is not afraid to speak his mind By Sam Stockard, Daily News Journal, Sunday, March 17, 2013 SMYRNA — Mike Sparks was a bit of a maverick as a Rutherford County commissioner, and he’s taking that same philosophy to the Tennessee General Assembly as…

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