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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Dean Delk says goodbye to school after 29 years (07/30/14)
By Karen Hall Editor The man who has been a school principal in Chapel Hill for nearly 30 years retired this summer. Dean Delk, 68, came to Forrest School as principal in September 1985, when it was a K-12 "unit school" with less than 400 pupils. He became principal of Chapel Hill Elementary School in 1996, the year it opened...
MCAG holds art class for children (07/25/14)
By Karen Hall Editor All this week, the Marshall County Art Guild has been holding an art camp for children. On Wednesday, about 14 kids could be seen in the Public Square Park clustered around local potter Mike Green as he helped each one form their own bowl or vase on the portable electric wheel he had set up under a tent...
Super Pull raises bar of success (07/23/14)
The 2014 Lions Club Super Pull of the South had some trying moments with the weather in its 38th edition of the extravaganza last weekend, but by all indications, the event turned out to be one of the most satisfying in the club's history. "Sunday was maybe a bit of a disappointment as far as attendance, however it was a new experience for us and we'll learn from it. The gate and concessions will still help us carry out our work as a Lions Club," said Lions Club President Bill Beasley. "I feel that this was one of our best events ever considering the challenges we faced. I swell with pride just seeing how the Lions Club and all the community responded."
Everything's peachy in Marshall County (07/23/14)
By Poppy Hall Special to the Tribune How do you like to eat your peaches? Ripe and juicy, and smelling like a peach, of course. Unlike other counties, Marshall County has its very own peach orchards, so for a brief time every summer finding some great peaches is just a matter of a short drive down the road...
Super Pull revs up for Saturday night re-start (07/19/14)
The 38th Annual Lions Club Super Pull of the South ran into the summer deluge that encompassed much of Middle Tennessee on Friday, washing out the opening night in Chapel Hill. It was the first postponement of the opening night of the event since 1988. "Our heartfelt thanks go out to those who braved the rain Friday at the Lions Super Pull of the South," said Chapel Hill Lions Club president Bill Beasley. "We apologize for your inconvenience and share in your frustration. Thanks to all the volunteers as well."
'Annie Get Your Gun' sure to please at the Dixie (07/16/14)
By Karen Hall Editor Musical theatre fans are in for a treat in Lewisburg this weekend and next, as "Annie Get Your Gun" is presented on the Dixie stage. This is a classic musical, which had its Broadway premiere in 1946, and ran for over 1,000 performances there. It ran for even more performances on the London stage, and was made into a movie in 1950...
Wee Care kids enjoy patriotic party (07/11/14)
Tribune photo by Karen Hall About 50 children at Wee Care enjoyed a Patriotic Block Party on July 3. They paraded from their classrooms through the parking lot, waving American flags, and waved the flags again before entering the area which had been set up for their fun. ...
Flags add finishing touch to Public Square Park (07/09/14)
By Karen Hall Editor The City of Lewisburg honored its heroes with a ceremony at the Public Square Park Friday morning, after the Fourth of July Parade. Hundley Ford Sr., Commander of VFW Post 5109, was the Master of Ceremonies. Paul Recker, Commander of American Legion Post 39, placed the special cover on the chair for those who are, or were, prisoners of war or missing in action...
Dukes is 2014 Outstanding Citizen (07/02/14)
By Karen Hall Editor Educator Roy Dukes, who gave a lifetime of service to the students of Marshall County, was named Outstanding Citizen of the year when the Chamber of Commerce held its Fourth of July Celebration at the Rec Center last Friday. Dukes, 71, was nominated by his sons Cedric and Landon...