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...
School board says goodbye to two
By Karen Hall Editor Two school board members attended their last meeting Monday night. Mike Keny decided not to run again, and, in the only contested school-board race, Barbara Kennedy lost her seat. "Together they have given 20 years to the children of Marshall County," said Director of Schools Jackie Abernathy. ...
Local goes west to fight wildfires
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer After 16 years with the Tennessee Division of Forestry in Marshall County, Richard "Bull" Williams has gone to fight a big fire out west. Williams was sent to northern Oregon to fight the wild fires on Aug. 2 and won't return for another two or three weeks. ...
Bittersweet moment as collection of cars leaves Lewisburg
By Karen Hall Editor Passersby on 2nd Avenue South and Ewing Street couldn't believe their eyes Wednesday morning, as a succession of beautiful old cars emerged from the garage of Sharp Motor Co. and were loaded on carriers and hauled away. Nineteen cars, a motorcycle, and two motorbikes were taken to Paducah, Ky. where they will be auctioned at the Expo Center on Saturday, Nov. 8, by Smith's Auction Company LLC...
Water slide to be on square this Saturday
By Leland Carden Special to the Tribune The next Second Saturday event sponsored by the Lewisburg Downtown Alliance will be held this Saturday, Aug. 9. The hours for this month's event have been changed: activities will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 7 p.m...
Lewisburg, Tenn. native serves aboard USS Somerset
SAN DIEGO -- A 2000 Marshall County High School graduate and Lewisburg, Tenn., native is serving aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25), one of the world's most modern, networked, survivable, and transformational platforms.
School system starts year with new motto
By Ivory Riner Tribune intern With the 2014-2015 school year starting next week, a new teachers orientation was held Thursday at Central Office in Lewisburg. "Make Noise for Marshall County," is the new motto for the Marshall County School System. "Teaching is all about expectations, and you will find that most students will do what you expect them to do. ...
Dean Delk says goodbye to school after 29 years
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
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...