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Stories from Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Jury convicts man on statutory rape charges (05/09/07)
A Marshall County jury convicted a Lewisburg man on two counts of statutory rape Friday after deliberating a couple of hours about liaisons at a motel here. Eric Condrell Oneal, 27, is now scheduled to be sentenced on June 20 by Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler who on Friday evening raised Oneal's bond from $12,000 to $36,000...
Children sing at Theater (05/09/07)
The sweet sounds of spring filled the Dixie Sunday afternoon as the Marshall County Children's Choir presented a spring concert, "The Ways of the Seasons." Under the direction of the talented Elise Dumser, the choir sang six selections, which featured several soloists, and guest flutist Mrs. Vicki Lee on "The Night Wind."...
Kervin joins Tribune staff (05/09/07)
Staff writer Robin Kervin joined the Marshall County Tribune in April. She began working as a journalist at a weekly newspaper in February 1999. She moved from Florida to Tennessee to study at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and took a full time job there as an editorial assistant for the educational journal Education About Asia...
Scholarships awarded at Freedom Banquet (05/09/07)
Six high school seniors from Marshall County were awarded with scholarships Saturday evening, April 28, at the Lewisburg Recreation Center by the Marshall County Branch NAACP during the organizations 39th Freedom Fund Banquet. "To the youngsters, God bless you," stated guest speaker Dr. Walter Searcy, "but to whom receives much, much is expected and the community that gave it to you didn't come buy it easy and we expect something in return."...
Mayor vetoes request to expand Cedar Ridge (05/09/07)
Marshall County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett has vetoed the county commission's 11-7 vote to permit 11 more acres at Cedar Ridge Landfill and the decision is to be reconsidered May 29. In a related development on Monday, five days after Liggett's veto, a truck hauling a trash container from the landfill leaked rain water mixed with ashes from a Shelbyville factory. Mooresville Highway was reduced to one lane for eight hours during the cleanup between the landfill and Duncanville Cemetery...
DREMC donates trees to CES (05/09/07)
Before too long, students at Cornersville Elementary School finding themselves on the campus grounds with beautiful shade to cool them on warm days thanks to Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC). On Thursday, March 8, DREMC employees joined members of the CES Junior Beta Club in planting three Willow Oaks, three Pin Oaks and three Swamp White Oaks, but before the planting began, Bonnie Reese, CES principal, addressed the students...
Marshall Memos (05/09/07)
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 Civil Air Patrol meets at Ellington Airport every Monday night from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m...
Local Meetings (05/09/07)
The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold its regular monthly board meeting on Monday, May 14, 2007 at 6 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Parkway, Chapel Hill. Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at 9 a.m. in the conference room ar 624 West Commerce St., Lewisburg. The public is invited to attend...
Rockets eliminate Tigers in first round of District 11A/AA Tourney (05/09/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com The Forrest Rockets used a four goal first half to beat the Marshall County Tigers 6-2 in the first round of the District 11A/AA soccer tournament Saturday on a soggy pitch in Chapel Hill. Forrest junior midfielder Aron Alcala, who scored two goals in the contest, said after the game, "It means a lot to beat Marshall County, they came close to beating us in the regular season, but we came together today and played our game."...
Sports Briefs (05/09/07)
Senior League Girls Softball Sign-ups and try-outs for Senior League Girls Softball will be held Saturday, May 12, 2007 at 6 p.m. at Lewisburg Little League Park. Girls born between 1990-1993 are eligible. Call Sherry Strasser at 931-294-2085 for more information...
3rd Annual Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Nine and Dine (05/09/07)
Local special olympians going to Nashville games (05/09/07)
Westhills Elementary School has hosted qualifying events for local special olympians to compete in the track and field events at Vanderbilt University. Physically and mentally handicapped children of Marshall County competed in wheelchair and foot races, bocce ball, the standing long jump, and other activities to help build their confidence and physical skills...
Fishing for a Cure held at Rock Creek Park (05/09/07)
A Lewisburg church on Saturday raised money to underwrite cancer research. "Cancer affects everyone directly or indirectly," commented Greg Donahue, one of the organizers of the event, along with his wife Alice. "I'd like to see a cure in my lifetime."...
Gold Sponsor for Settler's Day (05/09/07)
John A. Foster (05/09/07)
John A. Foster May 7, 2007 John A. Foster, 78, of Petersburg, died Monday, May 7, 2007, at his residence. He was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late Golie A. and Genie Bledsoe Foster. He worked as a maintenance man for Eaton and was an avid Ham Radio operator. He was a member of Hickory Hill Cumberland Presbyterien Church and a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans...
Linda Jeanette Cozart Workman (05/09/07)
Linda Jeanette Cozart Workman May 5, 2007 Linda Jeanette Cozart Workman, born August 25, 1938 in Marshall County, was the daughter of Desdie Roberts Cozart Driezen of Columbia and the late Johnny E. Cozart. For the past eight years, Linda called the Southport Community near Mt. Pleasant her home. She passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 5, 2007...
Lisa Michelle Spivey Pickard (05/09/07)
Lisa Michelle Spivey Pickard May 4, 2007 Lisa Michelle Spivey Pickard, 36, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, May 4, 2007 at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Pickard was born in Maury County, the daughter of Larry and Connie Agent Spivey of Chapel Hill. She was a home health nurse employed by Elk Valley Home Health. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Sadie Dell Cozart Deason (05/09/07)
Sadie Dell Cozart Deason May 2, 2007 Sadie Dell Cozart Deason, 80, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007 in NHC Hillview in Columbia. Ms. Deason was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Robert Allen and Minnie Luna Cozart. She was retired from Genesco, Inc. and Heil-Quaker Corporation. She was a member of the Baptist Church...
Phillip R. Polly (05/09/07)
Phillip R. Polly April 20, 2007 Phillip R. Polly, 50, died on April 20, 2007, in Panama City Beach, Fla. He was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Roy Allen Polly and Linda Isley Polly. He is survived by a son, Phillip D. Polly of Alexandria City, Ala.; one sister, Kathy Jones of Murfreesboro; two brothers, Ricky and Kenny Polly, both of Lewisburg; and a special friend Betty Chance of Panama City Beach...
Business Licenses (05/09/07)
Becky's Family Restaurant at 5216 Nashville Highway, Chapel Hill, by Becky and Richard Garifine. Blaine Philipson Trucking Inc. at 1382 Old Farmington Road, by Blaine Philipson. Britni Leigh Photography at 1521 Titan Way, by Britni Leigh Dickens. Cleary Masonry at 1765 Highway 99, Chapel Hill, by James and Bradley Cleary...
Land Transfers (05/09/07)
Tract of property in District 2, 15.28 acres, from Gary Finley to Bruce and Giselle Moshier, $45,000. Reserve at Azalee Acres Subdivision lot 111, from Joseph and Rebecca Daughrity to Jeremy and Jennifer Daughrity, $22,000. Rolling Hills Subdivision lot 76, from Edward and Karen Ledford to Leslie Gatlin and Kimberly Hammond, $140,000...
Police Beat (05/09/07)
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. May 5 -- Vandalism, 730 Belfast Farmington Road. The owner said a gray minivan with three Caucasian males destroyed his mailbox, causing $50 in damage. No arrest has been made...
Tennessee executions deliberate, avoidable (05/09/07)
It's a jury decision