Athens' Jim Marsalis Appointed to Sparta Groundwater Conservation District

Governor John Bel Edwards announced new appointments to the Sparta Groundwater Conservation District on Friday.

Jimmy Marsalis, of Athens, is the Vice President of Marsalis Cattle Co., LLC. He will serve as an agricultural member on the board.

The guiding purpose and primary objective of the Sparta Ground Water Conservation District Commission is to conserve, protect, restore, and maintain the Sparta Formation Aquifer as a continuing source of high quality, potable water for current and future consumers by promoting conservation measures and developing alternate sources of fresh water.