GMM Festival to celebrate 12th year with Marshall Tucker Band and Joe Diffie
By Greg Lowe Special to the Tribune The festival that honors those famous "fainting" goats of Marshall County, returns to Lewisburg, this October 10 and 11 with another great lineup of entertainment and activities for the whole family to enjoy. The fun begins Thursday night with musical entertainment and a Goat Rodeo for the kids. ...
'Cats' opens tonight at the Dixie
By Karen Hall Editor Would you believe your friends and neighbors, the people you see every day, could put on a really famous musical? With almost continuous singing and dancing, and a set that has totally transformed the old Dixie stage? Well, they can, and they have...
MCYBSL Opening Day
After singing the National Anthem, local country singer Shelby Lee Lowe throws out the first pitch before Saturday's opening game at the Marshall County Youth Baseball/Softball League. Photos by Louis Scheuchenzuber
Easter Egg Hunt enjoyed in Rock Creek Park
By Jessica Moore Staff Writer An Easter Egg hunt was held Saturday morning at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg, with all proceeds benefitting the March of Dimes. Children 12 and under were invited to visit with the Easter Bunny and get their picture made, hunt for Easter eggs, and enjoy goodies and refreshments. Thanks in part to the beautiful weather, there was quite a turnout for this event which is organized annually by Marshall County Chiropractic...
Meiwa holds grand opening Thursday
By Jessica Moore Staff Writer Meiwa Industry North America celebrated their Grand Opening Ceremony Thursday, April 10, in an all-day event that began at the Meiwa facility in the I-65 Commerce Park in Lewisburg. The welcoming speech was given by Toshihiko Shimizu, president and CEO of Meiwa Industry Company Ltd...
EGGstravaganza kicks off Easter celebrations here
By Karen Hall Editor Children of all ages hunted eggs, played games, and made friends with the Easter Bunny when Petersburg held its annual EGGstravaganza in Morgan Park Saturday morning. The Easter Bunny arrived by fire truck, and no sooner had he climbed down from his perch than children were rushing up to pat him, shake his hand and get their pictures taken...
Bike racers defy weather to start and finish in Berlin
By Karen Hall Editor If you were in the Berlin area Saturday morning, you probably saw something that's very unusual in Marshall County: hundreds of competitive cyclists. For the fifth year, the "Hell of the South" bicycle race started and finished at the Berlin Volunteer Fire Department...
Forrest Project continues to record Confederate graves
By Karen Hall Editor Cold wet weather Saturday did not deter Wes Pullen, Kathy Wood, and Linda and Jason Boshers from their plan to spend the day exploring cemeteries, and photographing and recording the GPS coordinates of Confederate graves. I joined them for visits to two cemeteries, Shiloh and Hill...
Lewisburg Vision Plan revealed to residents
By Karen Hall Editor Over 100 Lewisburg residents gathered in the large meeting room at the Recreation Center for the official presentation of the Vision Plan to the community on March 13. Richie Jones, a partner at Hodgson Douglas, the company which prepared the plan, along with The Walker Collaborative and Kennon Calhoun Workshop, presented it to the group with the help of a PowerPoint. Enlarged versions of some of the drawings in the plan were on display for people to study...
George Hahn speaks about Holocaust at MCHS
By Jessica Moore Staff Writer Students in Laurie Crowell's and Tammy Shrivalle's Advanced Placement U.S. History, World History, and U.S. Government classes at Marshall County High School had the rare opportunity last Friday to hear a first hand account of the life of a Jewish family during World War II...