Father’s Day Tribute

June 15, 2013 – Fathers Day Tribute to my late father Sam Sparks and our Greatest Generation. The Great Depression and WW11 era men and women not only sacrificed their lives for America, but made an impact in the lives of millions who would of been under Hitlers rule.  As…

Continue reading

Memorial Day…

Many thanks to those who gave all on this Memorial Day.  Rutherford County has lost a few good men and women, let us never forget their ultimate sacrifice. From my friend Sgt. Asbury ‘Freddie’ Hawn, Marine Staff Sgt, Marc Golczynski, SPC Raymond N. “Neal” Mitchell III, CWO Billie Jean Grinder…

Continue reading

Speaker Pro Tempore Lois DeBerry

April 19 – Good to see Speaker Pro Tempore Lois DeBerry back with us, Rep. DeBerry has battled some health issues.  I always appreciate her giving me & others inspirational quotes. Rep. Harold Love Jr standing with me who does alot for his community. It reminds me of the old…

Continue reading

Voting on House Bill 0006

April 16, 2013 – Voting on House Bill 0006 Which allows K-12 school personnel to possess a firearm on school property if the person has a hand gun carry permit, is authorized by the school superintendent, has had 40 hours of basic school police training. Congrats to Chairman Eric Watson…

Continue reading

TDOT’s Paul Deggs

I had a good conversation with TDOT’s Paul Degges today in regards to widening Jefferson Pike at Mona. I have been impressed with Paul’s knowledge of the road & how dangerous it is.  The project is slated for a 4 lane from Sam Ridley to 840 & TDOT is finally…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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 a state representative.…

Continue reading