Chase Donnell: His Final Wish

September 3, 2013 – Many thanks to Jennifer Black Dunn, mother of Chase Donnell and Commissioner Jack Black who represents Walter Hill and Lascasses communities for asking our Rutherford County Delegation and myself to carry a bill to name a portion of Highway 231 in honor Chase Donnell, a brave…

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Nice Dinner with my Wife

August 22, 2013 – Had a nice dinner with my beautiful wife Felicia at our favorite restaurant and Smyrna icon “The Omni Hut” created in a million miles of travel by Major Jim Walls. Major Walls was at Pearl Harbor when it was bombed.  He was a true visionary and genius…

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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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Tennessee State Trooper Brian Carmouche

August 16, 2013 Just got a nice phone call from one of Tennessee Finest State Troopers, Brian Carmouche in regards to his new assignment at the Capitol. I told Trooper Carmouche “I’ve got a love/hate with police”, “I love em when they serve and protect, love em when they care…

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HUGGS

August 7, 2013 – Congrats to a Nashville “Hero” of mine Sherri Jackson, founder of HUGGS (non profit) on her successful Job Fair yesterday with 150 people coming through looking for Jobs. When I first met Sherri she shared her checkered past and her “awesome testimony” with me of being…

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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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