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A Sparta man has been arrested for shooting another man at Wallace-Smith Park. According to reports, officers were called to Highlands Medical Center to interview a man who was being treated for a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim told authorities that he had been in an altercation with the suspect, identified as Robert Leftwich. Investigators then interviewed Leftwich and placed him under arrest.
Early voting begins today in Tennessee. Voters in Cumberland County can vote at the Election Commission Office located on Main Street, across from the courthouse. The Commission is open for voting weekdays from 8 to 5 and on Saturdays from 8-12 through May 1st. The office will be closed this Friday, in observance of Good Friday. The May primary election will be held on Tuesday, May 6th.
Governor Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk. The House approved the plan Tuesday, a day after the Senate approved the legislation. If finalized, the plan will go into effect with students graduating in 2015
Tennessee revenue collections are showing signs of improvement, but are still well below expectations. The state's general fund collections came in $4 million short of projections in March. Through the first eight months of the budget year, general fund collections have come up $264 million short of projections.
The Cumberland County Jets dropped a 7-0 contest to Cookeville on Monday at Cookeville. Morgan Richards took the loss for the Cumberland County Jets allowing seven runs in 5 1/3 innings, walking six and striking out three. Ethan Cunningham (pictured) led the Jet hitters with two hits while Grant Parrett, Justin Shipe and Nathaniel Wyatt each had one hit. The Jets 14-9 (6-4 District) host Cookeville Wednesday night at Jet Park.