Smyrna rep backs Trump’s travel ban

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, February 5, 2017 State Rep. Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) is uncommitted on the governor’s fuel-tax plan, but he felt Haslam made a “great speech.” Sparks adds he believes the media are “stirring up” concerns about Trump’s executive orders and in some cases not even describing them…

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Opinion: Juvenile Justice Task Force wraps up

Rep. Mike Sparks, the Murfreesboro Post, January 24, 2017 Tennessee has expelled more black students than any other Southern state and it ranks 9th worst in the nation for “disconnected youth” – youths who are between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not attending school or employed. Sadly,…

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Rutherford County Republicans rejoice

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, November 9, 2017 Republican Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna captured a fourth two-year term, picking up 13,510 votes, 61.08 percent, to 8,585, 38.7 percent for Brandon Thomas. “I appreciate the voters because I’m held accountable by my constituents,” said Sparks, an online auto dealer. Sparks…

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La Vergne bridge named for A.C. Puckett

The Murfreesboro Post, September 21, 2016 NASHVILLE — State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) joined with State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and several members of La Vergne town council to honor local former Postmaster and La Vergne Mayor, A.C. Puckett yesterday at the Smyrna Town Centre. Puckett, lifelong citizen of Rutherford…

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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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Rutherford County GOP Night with Dr. Ming Wang

October 18, 2013 – Dr. Ming Wang is speaking to a full “barn” at the 2013 American Spirit Reception. Dr. Wang was presented the first American Spirit Award for his loyal and patriotic support of the Constitution of the United States, by Rutherford County GOP Chairman Jeff Peach later that evening…

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