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...
Children take over Dixie stage for 'Cinderella'
By Karen Hall Editor There are usually some children in every show at the Dixie, but for this weekend's "Disney Cinderella Kids," the cast is ALL children. Many are making their debut at the Dixie, but they all do a great job with this musical. Children from grades three through seven play all the parts, from helpful mice to wicked stepmother...
Cornersville students tour Lairdland Farms
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, students from Delphine Hockett's fifth grade social studies class visited Lairdland Farms, located between Cornersville and Pulaski. The land of Lairdland Farms was purchased by John Laird after the state of North Carolina gave him a 5,000-acre land grant in appreciation for his service in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. ...
Night of remembrance and hope for 9/11 held in park
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer To honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, and the first responders of Marshall County, an ice cream social was held in Rock Creek Park last Thursday, and a temporary Wall of Remembrance, funded by donations, was put up...
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. ...