Bella's Ball raises money for a very special cause
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Bella's Ball, which was held last month, raised over $6,200 for a very special girl who suffers from brain cancer. Bella Huey, who is a freshman at Marshall County High School, was diagnosed with Astrocytoma last year. She has malignant tumor on her brain that is unsuitable for a surgical procedure because it's on her motor strip. If doctors were to remove the tumor, it would leave her completely paralyzed on her left side...
Remembrance 5K to be held in memory of 'BB' Farrar March 7
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer After Brenda Kaye "BB" Farrar's passing on Dec. 11 from double pneumonia, the Farrar family is overwhelmed with funeral expenses. Farrar was a lover of children. She was the owner of ABC Child Care in Cornersville since its opening in 2006...
Cub Scouts visit Tribune
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Members of Cub Scout Troop 352 from Chapel Hill, along with some of their family members, visited the Tribune office Monday evening and learned about the newspaper from General Manager Larry Taft, right.
Over 1,500 celebrate Mardi Gras at Lyons
By Karen Hall Editor With all the cold and ice, and officials advising people to stay home, Richard Lyons and his staff didn't know how many people would show up for their Mardi Gras celebration this week. It was the ninth time the Chevrolet-Buick-GMC dealership on North Ellington Parkway has welcomed everyone for a Fat Tuesday party and lots of good Cajun food. Last year they entertained 2,500 people...
Edens elected to TSSAA Hall of Fame
By Anthony S. Puca Sports Editor Bob Edens, head football coach at Marshall County High School for 22 seasons and principal at Cornersville High School from 2001 until last spring, will become the third Marshall Countian inducted into the Tennessee Scholastic Sports Athletic Association Hall of Fame...
Special little boy gets a very special package
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer With all the crime and misfortune happening in the world today, employees of a very well-known shipping company have reached into Marshall County to show their love for a little boy nearly 1,200 miles away. United Parcel Service uses an internal website to keep employees up-to-date with news and happenings. ...
Cornersville's biggest fan turns 100
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer As a kid, we all dreamed of living to be 100. As we get older, we learn to accept that we won't live forever and that He will take us when it's time. For Ruby Wheeler, her childhood dream came true. Ruby Pearle Watson Wheeler, known to everyone as "Granny Wheeler," was born on Feb. ...
Walker chooses Ivy League
Marshall County High School gridiron star Chris Walker had several scholarship offers, including the Naval and Air Force Academies, but instead chose the Big Red of Cornell and an opportunity to earn a coveted Ivy League education.
"This is very exciting, I went up there and I really enjoyed myself up there and liked the coaches," said Walker.
"I also visited Navy this past weekend, but I just didn't think Navy was my choice."
Hightower dreamed big and reached the top, he has a ring to prove it
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer "Patriots win!" thousands shouted as Marshall County High School graduate Dont'a Hightower helped his team to victory during Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX game. Just hours before the game, nearly 2,000 miles away, as Hightower was gearing up for the game of his life, in Glendale, Ariz., about 200 of his fans filled the bleachers of the Dottie Kelso Gymnasium at Marshall County High School for a pep rally...