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...
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...