Attorney appointed to Mingo election law violations case
Mingo County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Sparks, left, speaks with County Clerk "Big" Jim Hatfield Wednesday during the county commission meeting. Sparks recently requested a special prosecutor should be appointed to assist the Secretary of State's Office in its investigation of alleged election law violations in Mingo County.
Private attorney Della Cline-Gentile points at Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks Wednesday as she accuses him of impropriety. Sparks is under investigation by a state agency in connection to information contained in the federal indictment against Mingo Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury.