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The United States 'New Leading Cause Of Injury Mortality'
September 23, 2012
The French novelist Amantine Lucile Dupin best known by her pseudonym, George Sands, lived during the 1800s. She once...
Back To School In The Classroom And On The Road
September 3, 2012
It’s that time of the year again. School opens this week. For seniors, it’s s...
This past Friday more than 1,500 people attended “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FOR LIFE.” Part of Sparta Little League F...
Former NFL Great And Sparta Little League Football Team UP With The Sparta Police To Help Make A Difference
August 19, 2012
In Sparta Township we continue to experience an unprecedented up swing in narcotics use, specifically heroin. It appears th...
Treat Your Kids At Least As Good As Pets
August 11, 2012
The other day I was on duty when I stopped at the Post Office to mail a package. As I was returning to my patrol car,...
Children's Lives Should Not Be An Electronic Open Book
August 3, 2012
The “Night Elf” Character in the 2004 Movie “World of Warcraft” said in one scene, “I don&rsq...
'You Can Run But You Can't Hide'
July 30, 2012
There is an old saying in Law Enforcement, you might out run a patrol car but no matter how fast you are driving…you...
Parents: Your Mission Is Never Complete
July 22, 2012
Oklahoma City, the World Trade Center, Columbine Colorado, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood and now Aurora Colorado. These are ...
Time To Change The Culture
July 13, 2012
There is a drug culture that is gaining momentum and popularity within our community. This culture is growing and spr...
"What Would Paul Harvey Say?"
July 6, 2012
Before I became a Sparta Township Police Officer, I was serving in the United States Coast Guard. In 1987, I was stat...
July 1, 2012
This past year, two 17-year-old local High School boys were arrested and charged after they were caught on video surveillan...