Law Day honors Magna Carta anniversary
By John I. Carney Staff writer Judicial and law enforcement personnel from Marshall County observed Law Day, May 1, with a ceremony on the courthouse steps. "The law is only as powerful as those who recognize it," said attorney Jason Davis, president of Marshall County Bar Association...
A sunny, successful day for March of Dimes
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer It's a walk to honor babies who are born premature. For Linda and Doug Looney, to walk for their grandson Saturday in the March of Dimes March for Babies is a great honor. "You have to have gone through a preemie baby to understand each day. The worrying and praying that your granddaughter and grandson will make it is beyond words," Linda said...
Uncle steps up, takes his niece to school-sponsored ball
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Although third grader Alexis Jones' father isn't around, it didn't stop her from attending the recent Kings and Queens Ball held at Cornersville Elementary School. There was a fear when planning that some students wouldn't have a father to take them to the Father-Daughter dance, admitted Torrie Mowell, Cornersville Action Team Vice President. That is when they changed the name so that no one was left out...
Disabled veterans celebrate first year after new beginning
By John I. Carney Staff writer Disabled American Veterans Chapter 108 celebrated the first anniversary of its reorganization during its meeting last Thursday night at Henry Horton State Park. "Your chapter is exceeding all expectations," wrote retired Sgt. Maj. Larry E. Williams, who is commander of DAV's Fifth District within Tennessee...
Police chief hospitalized following Saturday accident
Lewisburg Police Chief Chuck Forbis was still in the intensive care unit of Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday following a Saturday morning accident at the intersection of East Commerce Street and the Ellington bypass. Forbis suffered spinal injuries after his car was rear-ended by another vehicle during foggy weather...
Roads closed, riders excited for this weekend's bicycle race
By Ivory Riner Staff Writer Over 200 bicyclists are gearing up for the competitive "Hell of the South" bicycle race Saturday in memory of Dr. Laray Rector. "The hardest part of this race are the bumpy roads. This course has pretty descent climbs," said Chrysa Malosh, Team Novo Nordisk athlete from Nashville...
Angela Brown joins Tribune staff
Angela Brown has joined the Marshall County Tribune and the Marshall County Shopper as an advertising consultant. "I'm excited to be a part of the Marshall County community again and work with the people," said Brown. Brown, a native of Cornersville, most recently worked 10 years for the State of Tennessee. She was on the legislative staffs of Rep. Bob Ramsey and former representatives Kent Coleman and Curt Cobb. She also worked for Deputy Agriculture Commissioner Jay Templeton...
CMA Hall of Fame tabs Marshall County's Grady Martin
By Larry Taft General Manager The late Grady Martin left Marshall County at a very early age. But, the county nor the country ever left him. "This was always home to him," Julie Ezell of Chapel Hill, Martin's daughter and one of his 10 children, said this week...