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Sparta Police Department Working To Address Low Number Of Officers

Sparta Police Chief Nick Dunn told Aldermen during a Thursday night work session the lack of officers and new certified applicants are hurting the department. Dunn said the city’s low pay compared to nearby areas continues to impact the city. He said he also lacks the ability to give new applicants higher starting wages based on prior experience. Dunn said ... Read More »

Sparta Considering Security For Caboose; Vandalism Reported

As Sparta gets closer to finishing the restoration of its train caboose, city officials concerned about security around the new addition. During the aldermen’s Thursday meeting, City Administrator Tonya Tindle said one of the windows of the caboose was recently broken in an act of vandalism. Mayor Jerry Lowery said he wanted to take inspiration from how Livingston’s mayor handled ... Read More »

Sparta Senior Center Needs Emergency Sewage Repairs; Council Wants Agreement

The Sparta Senior Center needs emergency sewage repairs, but there are questions as to how it is going to get paid for. The Sparta City Council discussed the sewage issue during a Thursday meeting. The repairs will cost between $28,000 and $33,112. City Administrator Tonya Tindle said the situation needs to be addressed as soon as possible. “Right now they ... Read More »

Sparta Accepting Applications For New Financial Director

Sparta has started the process to fill its vacant financial director position. The Board of Aldermen approved opening the application portal after Financial Director Tonya Tindle was hired as city administrator. Tindle said four candidates have already applied. “It’s very important, because as small as Sparta is, it’s usually one person doing that job,” Tindle said. “There’s not a lot ... Read More »