Community meeting draws a crowd at Rec Center
By Karen Hall Editor More than 50 residents of Lewisburg showed up at the Rec Center Tuesday night to hear about plans for the future of their town, and reports on the progress already made. "This is a wonderful turnout," exclaimed Mayor Jim Bingham. "I'm a cheerleader, and I always will be for Lewisburg, Tennessee. There's no place like this. I believe we have a great future...
Lewisburg's fire department is one of the best in U.S.
By Karen Hall Editor On a scale of one to 10, the City of Lewisburg's fire department now has a Public Protection Classification of 3, which places it in the top 4 percent in Tennessee, and top 6 percent in the country. It's up to individual insurance companies, but with this rating, owners of homes and businesses in the city could see a reduction in their property insurance premiums...
Goats Music and More succeeds in spite of rain
By Karen Hall Editor "In spite of the weather, we feel that it went well," said Lewisburg Recorder Pam Davis Tuesday morning. "The crowd was good, considering the weather." Actually, Davis said, the rain let up on both Friday and Saturday nights just in time for the featured acts to play on the main stage...
Petersburg Parks and Rec holds 5K and Cruise In
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Saturday, Oct. 4, Petersburg Parks and Rec planned a whole afternoon of activities for locals and visitors. They hosted a Color Me Petersburg 5K run/walk, followed by a Cruise In with music by Pickers and Grinners and Maxwell Tyler. ...
Firefighters wear pink, raise money to fight breast cancer
By Karen Hall Editor Firefighters were out bright and early Thursday on the square in Lewisburg, using a fire hose to wash the construction mud and dust off the pavement in preparation for Marshall County High School's Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally today, and the Lions Club Octoberfest on Saturday...
Members of county governments learn about school vouchers
By John I. Carney Special to the Tribune School vouchers, if approved, would be "the greatest nightmare counties have ever faced," said Charles Curtiss, executive director of Tennessee County Commissioners Association, during a regional meeting held Monday at Henry Horton State Park. ...
Books from Birth tour bus makes a stop in Lewisburg
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer The Governors Books from Birth Foundation tour bus made an appearance at the Church Street Church of Christ parking lot on Monday. The foundation was created in 2004 and allows children from birth to age five to receive up to 60 books at no cost to families, regardless of their income...