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Stories from Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Cornersville seniors end home careers in style (05/02/07)
The six graduating seniors on the 2007 Cornersville Bulldog baseball team all went out in style Thursday versus the Hampshire Hawks in a 10-0 home victory. Cory Allen, Josh King, Jake Pigg, Jeremy Skinner, Logan Lovvorn, and Dane Whitworth . . . .
Three Star certiciation conferred upon county (05/02/07)
From Staff Reports Marshall County has achieved certification under the state's Three-Star program, according to Matt Kisber, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. Tennessee's Three-Star program exists to help communities preserve jobs, create new employment opportunities, improve family income and develop a strong leadership base for economic development. . . .
AARP presentation (05/02/07)
Joey King, Communication Director for the local 911 Service, with the Emergency Medical Service, spoke at the AARP meeting recently. He urged everyone to place a list of all medicines a person takes, . . . .
Letter to the editor - It's not okay to say okay (05/02/07)
ear Editor, In Today's fast moving society, we all seem to forget the tragedies in life. First of all, my family's hearts and prayers go out to the families and victims of Virginia Tech in such a horrendous assassination of innocent human beings ever in the history of our great nation. . . . .
Mr. Ollie (05/02/07)
Lewisburg Proclaims May 7 (05/02/07)
The City of Lewisburg joins Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W) Posts around the nation in honoring those who served and who sacrificed during the Vietnam War by proclaiming May 7, 2007 as Vietnam Veterans Day. The last Americans left Vietnam from the rooftop of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam on April 30, 1975 followed by the signing of a bill into law by President Gerald Ford on May 7, 1975 officially ending the Vietnam era. It took a decade of hurt feelings and unrest over the war to subside enough so that recognition and tribute . . . .
Relay For Life selling luminaries (05/02/07)
The public is invited to support the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life by purchasing luminarias to remember loved ones who have been . . . .
UDSA Commodity Distribution on Monday (05/02/07)
SDA Commondity Distribution will be on Monday, May 7, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. Commodity cards are required to receive a box (those without cards will be served at the end of the day . . . .
Indictments issued in alleged murder, attempted vehicular homicide cases (05/02/07)
Marshall and Bedford counties' grand juries issued indictments last week including three suspects in the Valentine's Day murder of a car salesman and, separately, a woman accused in a hit and run crash that left a man wit a broken hip. . . .
Fallen Marine's family welcomes his comrades back from Iraq (05/02/07)
Relatives of the slain Marine who grew up in Lewisburg welcomed their departed loved one's comrades home from Iraq on Saturday when they lit candles and others shot fireworks. . . .
Incumbents haven't filed in Cornersville election (05/02/07)
As Lewisburg's election was coming to a close last night, Cornersville's election is a month and a half away, but deadlines loom for . . .
Lewisburg veteran gets medals late (05/02/07)
In his haste to get home to his young wife, Ed Lee went through the faster discharge procedures....
Campaign spending reflecting win, loss? (05/02/07)
Three of eight candidates who sought two seats on the Lewisburg City Council filed financial disclosure statements to report campaign receipts and spending ...
Unofficial May 1st election votes (05/02/07)
Unofficial results in Lewisburg's City
Countywide Science Fair winners announced (05/02/07)
The front lobby of Westhills Elementary School was filled with excited students and family members the afternoon of Tuesday, March 6, as judges were sealed away in the school's cafeteria judging the Countywide Science Fair. As the moments turned to minutes and the minutes seemed to go on forever, a student would occasionally walk to the safely-guarded cafeteria door window to see if they could catch a glimpse at what the judges were doing. Then between 5:15 and 5:30 p.m., the judges emerged . . . .
CES princiapl jumped in front of students (05/02/07)
Students at Cornersville Elementary School witnessed their principal, Bonnie Reese, get jumped on Wednesday, March 7. It's not as ominous as it seems; Matt Wilhelm, an X-Games Medalist in BMX Freestyle, was on hand to entertain the CES students on his medal-winning bicycle. And what about that jumping part? Mrs. Reese placed herself on the gymnasium floor and allowed Wilhelm to successfully jump over her on his bike. . . .
MCHS FFA Archery Team does well at state competition (05/02/07)
On Feb. 23, the Marshall County High School FFA Archery Team headed to the Opryland Hotel exhibition hall in Nashville to take part in the first Tennessee National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) competition. The event is sponsored by the TWRA. Approximately 160 . . . .
Honor graduates of FHS (05/02/07)
Local youth attend leadership summit (05/02/07)
Catherine Phillips of Coffee County Central High School and Jacob Crowell of Cornersville High School were among 44 high school juniors from across the state who recently attended the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association's annual Youth Leadership Summit held March 12-14 in downtown Nashville. "Local electric cooperatives chose these outstanding students based on their interest in government and their leadership abilities," said Joe Jackson, TECA director of . . . .
Pinkston's pupils pummel 1000 (05/02/07)
Photo submitted The students in Mrs. Pinkston's third grade class at Westhills Elementary School have hit the 1000-points . . . .
Troop 173 Boy Scouts pitch in to help (05/02/07)
With keeping true to their oath, "A Scout is concerned about other people. He does things willingly for others without pay or reward," Boy Scout Troop 173 volunteered to pitch in and help gussie up Marshall County on Saturday, April 21. Their Troop Leader, Christopher Taylor, lead them in several projects throughout the county; . . . .
Crowell attends Leadership Summit (05/02/07)
Jacob Crowell of Cornersville High School was among 44 high school juniors from across the state who attended the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association's annual Youth Leadership Summit March 12-14 in downtown Nashville. Crowell is the so . . . .
Marshall Memos (05/02/07)
Registration is now open for the Lewisburg Parks and Recreation Department Summer Day Camp program. For more information or to sign-up, please call the Sports Complex, 359-1593, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Marshall County Land Price and Sell Committee will meet on May 3, 2007 at 5 p.m. at 2212 . . . .
Local Meeetings (05/02/07)
he Petersburg Planning Commission meets on a monthly basis on the 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall, Petersburg, Tenn. Marshall County Emergency Medical Services Committee will meet May 2, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. . . .
Robert Paul Ketchum (05/02/07)
Robert Paul Ketchum April 27, 2007 Robert Paul Ketchum went home to be with Jesus on Friday, April 27, 2007, from NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Ketchum was born July 12, 1914 in Marshall County to Johnny and Modena Bradford Ketchum, who proceeded him in death. A sister, Frances Ketchum Watkins; a brother, Cecil Ray Ketchum; a nephew, Clyde Watkins and an infant granddaughter, Leila Faye Pippen, also predeceased him.. . . .
Bobby T. Garrett, Sr. (05/02/07)
Bobby T. Garrett, Sr. April 26, 2007 Mr. Bobby T. Garrett, Sr., 67, of College Grove died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at his residence. A native of Williamson Co., Mr. Garrett was a son of the late Thomas Donnington and Mary Anna Baskins Garrett. He was a self-employed livestock dealer. Two brothers, Charles and Donnington Garrett; and a sister, Marjorie Freeman, preceded Mr. Garrett in death.. . . .
Hollis Alton Hale (05/02/07)
Hollis Alton Hale April 27, 2007 Hollis Alton Hale, 62, of Hazel Green, Ala., died Friday at his home surrounded by his family. . . .
Polly Viar McLean (05/02/07)
Polly Viar McLean April 26, 2007 Polly Viar McLean, 81, of Newbern, Tenn., died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at her residence. She was born November 21, 1925 at Lenox, Tenn. She was a homemaker and retired teacher, having worked for the Dyer County School System. She taught at RoEllen School. . . . .
Ask around for answers (05/02/07)
Maybe teachers ought to take a lesson from cops, figuratively speaking. The federally funded Community Oriented Police Systems looked back on the day when officers on patrol walked a beat and talked with people and got information about crime in the community; hence COPS. . . . .