City Council honors Barbara Blackmore
By Karen Hall Editor It was a very special night for the Lewisburg City Council Tuesday as they honored Lewisburg resident Barbara Blackmore, one of the founders (with Sandy Wakham) of Moms on a Mission. Mayor Jim Bingham gave her the Mayor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service, and Drew Davidson and Hundley Ford Sr. also made presentations...
Lewisburg landmark destroyed by fire
By Karen Hall Editor A vacant building at the corner of East Commerce and Legion streets went up in flames Friday morning, sending up a huge column of smoke and keeping firefighters busy for five hours. The call came in at 8:15 a.m. and Lewisburg Fire Department was on the scene three minutes later, said Fire Chief Larry Williams...
Davis to prosecute cases in city court
By Karen Hall Editor Earlier this year, District Attorney Robert Carter advised the City of Lewisburg that a recent legal ruling indicated the city needed a member of the District Attorney's office to prosecute violations of state law in city court...
New quilt added to Quilt Trail in Marshall County
From Staff Reports Last Thursday, a new quilt joined those already on display in Marshall and surrounding counties. This one is located on a barn on Tennessee Highway 64, just inside the Marshall County line. The barn is on the farm owned by Dennis and Sara Mason Miller, which dates to the 1870s. ...
Two fires in Industrial Park keep firefighters busy Tuesday
By Karen Hall Editor Lewisburg firefighters made two trips to the Industrial Park Tuesday, with good outcomes both times: no one was injured, and property damage was minimized. The first call, to Trison Coatings at 801 Garrett Parkway, came at 1:07 p.m. Lewisburg Fire Department personnel were on the scene four minutes later, said Fire Chief Larry Williams...
Swearing in ceremony held Friday at courthouse
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer New faces were welcomed to the courthouse Friday afternoon at a swearing-in ceremony for elected officials. General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Lee Bowles, who ran unopposed for an eight-year term, was sworn in by her father Walter Bussart...
Courthouse Annex gets new AC unit as temperatures soar
By Karen Hall and Ivory Riner Staff Writers Employees of offices in the Courthouse Annex finally gave up their struggle with the heat and closed at noon Wednesday, with the sincere hope that their new AC unit would be working and the building cooled down by the time they got back Thursday morning...
Couponing -- an extreme sport?
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer With the economic downturn over recent years, Marshall County residents have to try to make ends meet. Cyndie Burton was one of many who was affected by the closing of ICP. After her sister-in-law Velma Barrett experienced a cut in income after retiring from Redstone Arsenal, the two started couponing...