Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Five Shovelmen

Sparta’s Five Shovelmen (plus one) pose on the Love Lock Bridge in downtown Sparta after its dedication ceremony last Friday. They included, from left, Jerry Kast, Reinhard Mueller, Al Jenkins, Jim Cook, Kerry Schumann and Honorary Shovelman Abernnabi Bendris. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 10:41am
In what is becoming a frequent event, the city of Sparta last Friday celebrated the dedication of a new bridge compliments of the Five Shovelmen. The Love Lock Bridge, which spans Beaver Creek in downtown Sparta, was the sixth bridge built by the Shovelmen, who are led by Sparta businessman...
The Five Shovelmen take a much needed break after finishing up a good day’s work on a new sidewalk project in Sparta’s Evans-Bosshard Park Friday afternoon. From left – Jim Cook, Kerry Schumann, Reinhard Mueller, Al Jenkins and Jerry Kast. Contributed photo.
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:33am
A sidewalk project that will provide additional access to areas of Evans-Bosshard Park in Sparta took a big step forward last week. Community volunteers, also known as the Five Shovelmen, have placed close to 400 feet of the 520-foot sidewalk outlined in the project, which is scheduled to be...

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