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Stories from Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Attempted homicide case bound over to grand jury (04/25/07)
Marshall County grand jurors will probably be considering an attempted homicide case next Wednesday. After a hearing on probable cause Tuesday, Judge Steve Bowden bound the case over to the grand jury and set bond at $250,000. Horatio Lewis Rice, 25, 1044 Cornersville Road, was arrested by Lewisburg Police on Feb. 22 for allegedly shooting Frankie M. Brown, 42, 535 2nd Ave., on Feb. 15...
Gussie-up Day at landfill gives Earth Day new, local meaning (04/25/07)
Hundreds of people went to Cedar Ridge Landfill on Saturday for Gussie Up Marshall County day to drop off hazardous household items and hard to dispose of items. The program, conducted by Marshall County Solid Waste Director Morgan Thomas in conjunction with the county's Beautification Committee, was dubbed Gussie Up Marshall County and it was just in time for spring cleaning...
Jury delivers split verdict in domestic case (04/25/07)
A Marshall County jury deliberated the fate of a Bear Creek Road man for several hours Friday night with a final vote at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, officials said. William Allen (Willie) Watson, 25, faced charges in three cases that were combined. They started with a domestic matter. The situation escalated when a warrant was to be served and Watson fled...
Adult Ed student receives award (04/25/07)
Julie Shadrick has faced some hard times. She did not finish high school. Her academics were good, but she lived in fear of gang violence in Gulf Port, Miss. and dropped out at the age of 16. She was ambitious, often working two jobs to make ends meet, but she longed for something better...
County OKs expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill (04/25/07)
Cedar Ridge Landfill may eventually get to use an 11-acre section of its repository for solid waste because of an 11-7 vote Monday night by Marshall County commissioners. Now, officials with Waste Management Inc. face what they've described as a yearlong process of having to prove to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation that they should be permitted to use more land at Cedar Ridge...
WES students vow to "Take Down TCAP" (04/25/07)
Young students throughout the county have spent days, even weeks, preparing for the annual TCAP tests taking place the week of April 16-20. A TCAP Pep Rally was held Friday afternoon, April 13, to get the students at Westhills Elementary School revved up for the tests...
One man's trash is another man's treasure (04/25/07)
Westhills Elementary School physical education teachers Pam London and Jeremy Qualls are pseudo garbage persons these days, and their WES students are benefiting from this secondary profession. But it's not actual garbage they are collecting; these PE teachers are obtaining secondhand exercise equipment destined for the landfill to use in their classes...
WES PAC donates to local soldiers (04/25/07)
Members of Westhills Elementary School's Principal's Advisory Council (P.A.C.) are constantly looking for ways to help folks in their community. Now they're helping locals who are currently in communities far away; they have collected goods to be sent to our soldiers overseas...
Amy Li honored by Reading Rainbow (04/25/07)
Amy Li, a kindergartner in Mrs. Locke's Oak Grove Elementary School classroom, was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2007 Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators contest sponsored by Nashville Public Television (NPT). The contest was open to children in kindergarten through third grades, with each grade level being judged separately...
LMS Greenhouse plant sale underway (04/25/07)
The weather has finally broken, and hopefully the last frost has passed. With that in mind, the time has come to head to the Lewisburg Middle School Greenhouse for the annual plant sale. Inside the confines of the greenhouse, shoppers will find tomatoes, green peppers, hot peppers, parsley and basil to plant in the garden (or in containers on your patio). ...
Marshall Memos (04/25/07)
The Caney Springs Pentecostal Holiness Assembly will have a guest speaker Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m. Speaker will be Yhugm from Brazil. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet on April 26, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. at Hardison Annex room 100...
Local Meetings (04/25/07)
The Petersburg Planning Commission meets on a monthly basis on the 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall, Petersburg, Tenn. The Town of Chapel Hill will hold a Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 3:30 PM at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway, Chapel Hill, Tenn. 37034...
Lady Rockets squeeze past Spring Hill (04/25/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com The Forrest Lady Rockets keep rolling along as they have now won nine games in a row going into the homestretch of the regular season. On Monday night, the girls from Chapel Hill beat AA Spring Hill 4-2 and proved that clinching the district title last week was just another stepping stone to their ultimate goal of moving on to the TSSAA Spring Fling in Murfreesboro...
Russell's late goal gives Tigers 2-2 tie with Cascade (04/25/07)
On Tuesday, April 17th, Marshall County High School hosted the Cascade Champions in a hard fought game that eventually ended in a 2-2 tie. It was apparent that both teams were looking for a win Tuesday night as both sets of goals were scored within a considerably short time span of each other...
CA wins battle of the Bulldogs (04/25/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com The Columbia Academy Bulldogs (16-4, 8-2), winners of nine out of their last ten ballgames, loaded the big red school bus and came to Cornersville Friday afternoon with intentions of sweeping the regular season series and keeping a one game lead over Culleoka and Huntland in District 11-A...
Minor pushes on with his dream, improves to 7-0 (04/25/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com Mike Minor, 2006 Forrest High School graduate and Chapel Hill native continued his sensational freshmen season at Vanderbilt University Saturday night in front of a record crowd with an outstanding performance versus the University of Tennessee...
Rodeo stampedes into Franklin (04/25/07)
Dust off your boots, pull on your hat, and pack up the kids! It's rodeo time in Franklin. The 58th annual Franklin Rodeo, presented by Toyota, kicks off with rodeo competition May 17-19. Hundreds of professional cowboys and cowgirls will converge on the Williamson County Ag Center to compete in this pro rodeo, the largest one in Tennessee sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)...
Sports Briefs (04/25/07)
Marshall County Youth Football League Did you know that all children between the ages of 5 and 12 are eligible to participate in the football and cheerleading program with Marshall County Youth Football League? It doesn't matter where you live as long as you can get your child to practice and games. ...
Marshall County Lightning places second at White House (04/25/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com The Marshall County Lightning girl's competitive soccer team finished in second place at the White House Spring Tournament in March. The U-16 team is made up from players from Chapel Hill and Lewisburg. The team is coached by Dr. Randall Allen and William Saddler...
Virginia Fleming (04/25/07)
Virginia Fleming April 22, 2007 Mrs. Virginia Fleming, 89, of Lewisburg, died Sunday in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Fleming was a native of West Point, Tennessee and daughter of the late John and Quilla Alsup McMackin. She was retired from Faber-Castelle Corporation and was a member of the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Loyd Cooper Davis (04/25/07)
Loyd Cooper Davis April 22, 2007 Mr. Loyd Cooper Davis, 97, of 713 Forrest Street, Lewisburg passed away on Sunday in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Davis was a native of Bedford County, the son of the late Thomas Jentry Davis and Annie Reeves Davis and retired from the construction industry. He was married to the late Martha Ruth Wood Davis who died in 2004...
Robert Leo Toseland (04/25/07)
Robert Leo Toseland April 27, 2007 Mr. Robert Leo Toseland, 58, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, April 21, 2007 at his residence. Mr. Toseland was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry Gaston Toseland who died in January 2004 and Annie Margaret Toseland who died in February 2007. He was formerly employed as a truck driver...
Ellen Frances Cathey (04/25/07)
Ellen Frances Cathey April 21, 2007 Mrs. Ellen Frances Cathey, age 82, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, April 21, 2007 in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Cathey was a native of Giles County and the daughter of Lonnie Lee and Gertrude Wiseman Patterson. She was a home maker and charter member of the Parkview Baptist Church...
Jimmy Sullivan (04/25/07)
Jimmy Sullivan April 20, 2007 Mr. Jimmy Sullivan, 67, of Lewisburg, died Friday at his residence. Mr. Sullivan was the son of the late Robert Wayne and Elizabeth June Wallace Sullivan. In earlier years, he was employed by Green's Laundry. In later years he was disabled. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church at the Lord's House of Prayer...
Sadie Belle Thomas (04/25/07)
Sadie Belle Thomas April 20, 2007 Sadie Belle Thomas, 98, of Lewisburg died Friday morning at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Thomas was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late William Turner and Vivian Nelms Garrett. She was a retired customer relations representative from the May Company, a member of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Church St. Church of Christ...
Melvin Edison George, Jr. (04/25/07)
Melvin Edison George, Jr. April 19, 2007 Mr. Melvin Edison George, Jr., 47, of Lewisburg, died Thursday at his residence. Mr. George was a native of Marshall County, and son of Melvin Edison, Sr. and Nancy Bartlett George of Lewisburg. Earlier in his life he was employed by Heil-Quaker Corporation. In later years he was disabled...
Dennis Ray Toseland (04/25/07)
Dennis Ray Toseland April 19, 2007 Dennis Ray Toseland, 59, of Lewisburg, died Thursday in St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Toseland was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Henry Gaston and Annie Margaret Blackwell Toseland. He was a 22 year employee of Walker Die Casting and member of the Emmanuel Church of Christ...
Mary Medley Amos (04/25/07)
Mary Medley Amos April 16, 2007 Mary Medley Amos, 79, of Fayetteville, who died April 16, at Lincoln Medical Center, were conducted Thursday in the chapel of Gallant Funeral Home with Bro. Dean West officiating. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens...
Katie Lee Mayberry (04/25/07)
Katie Lee Mayberry April 16, 2007 Katie Lee Mayberry, 95, died April 14, at Vanco Manor in Nashville. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Oliver "Bill" Mayberry, and her sister, Willie B. Fisher. A daughter of Cleveland and Odell Mayberry, she is survived by four sisters, Gladys Stillwell of Nashville, Christine Phillips of Detroit, Mich., Della Mai Ewing and Elizabeth Sowell, both of Lewisburg; nieces, Betty Phillips, Wanda Phillips, Christellen Phillips all of Detroit; a niece, Edith (Maurice) Jones of Atlanta, Ga.; nephews, Jessie Fisher of Nashville, John Calvin Phillips of Detroit, Bobby Stillwell of Nashville and Larry Stillwell of Murfreesboro; several great nieces, great nephews, cousins, friends and the Hart Street Church of Christ family.. ...
Birth Announcement -Joshua Davis Campbell (04/25/07)
Grace Campbell of Chapel Hill is announcing the birth of her little brother, Joshua Davis Campbell. He was born at Maury Regional Hospital on Feb. 9, weighing in at seven pounds and measuring 19.5 inches long. The proud parents are Les and Robin Campbell of Chapel Hill. Proud grandparents include Joe and Sandy Wakham of Lewisburg, and Janet Davis of Knoxville. Little Campbell's paternal grand parents are Bill and Becky Campbell of Ellijay, Ga...
Land Transfers (04/25/07)
Interstate Highway 65, 57 acres, from Floyd and Sylvia Whitsett to Timothy and Freda Terry, $130,000. US Highway 31A, 131.98 acres, from Howard and Sally Wall to Premier Land LLC, $1,430,000. Chapel Woods at Walnut Hills lots 83, 87, 105, 119, 124, and 126, from Brent Campbell to Isaac Zimmerle, $150,00...
Business License (04/25/07)
B & B Furniture at 790 Crestland St., Lewisburg, by Terry Barrenger. Bee Clean Pressure Washing & Deck Restoration at 1120 Robertson Road, Spring Hill, by Robert McKenzie. Evers Construction Company Inc. at 1014 North Locust Ave., Lawrenceburg, by Michael Evers and Robert Evers...
Police Beat (04/25/07)
The following information came from reports by the Lewisburg Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. April 21 -- Vandalism, 716 Cedar St. The owner's mailbox was destroyed, causing $150 in damage. No known suspects...
Back flow valves remind me of my uncle's lawn (04/25/07)
Here's a little public health reminder, courtesy of the Lewisburg Water and Wastewater Department, along with an old story that arises from a scatological thought born of a my uncle's new lawn. We'll start with the serious business and finish with the funny business punch-line...