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Stories from Sunday, May 27, 2007

Denton is Jr. Miss CDC (05/27/07)
Jade Denton, daughter of Curt and Beverly Denton, . . .
Garrard new realtor for Century 21 (05/27/07)
entury 21 Buddy Tankersley Realty and Auction is proud to announce that Christina Garrard
Hooper joins Grover Collins Real Estate (05/27/07)
Grover Collins Real Estate and Auction is pleased to announce that Jerry Hooper is affiliated with our sales team. . . . .
Shelbyville realtor among BBB nominees for annual recognition (05/27/07)
Five Middle Tennessee business leaders, including David T. Craig, Craig & Wheeler Realty & Auction, Shelbyville, have been named finalists for the 2007 Better Business Ambassador of the Year. The other 2007 finalists are Mel Mahler, ADS Security, Nashville; Paula Cirulli, Realty Executives Fine Homes, Brentwood; David Bohan, BOHAN Advertising & Marketing, Nashville, and Lee A. Beaman, Beaman Automotive Group, Nashville. . . . . .
Just Hanging Out (05/27/07)
Teenager indicted on charge of alleged evidnce tampering (05/27/07)
The Marshall County grand jury issued 12 indictments Wednesday, including a teenage woman on charges alleging evidence tampering. Kimberly Miller, 18, 1280 Cheek Road, was indicted on charges of tampering with evidence, possession illegal drugs with intent to resell, and possession with intent to deliver. . . .
(05/27/07)
The Marshall County grand jury issued 12 indictments Wednesday, including a teenage woman on charges alleging evidence tampering. Kimberly Miller, 18, 1280 Cheek Road, was indicted on charges of tampering with evidence, possession illegal drugs with intent to resell, and possession with intent to deliver. . . .
House fire doused (05/27/07)
The back of a house at 616 2nd Ave. was fully engulfed in flames at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday when the Lewisburg Fire Department arrived, according to Firefighter Larry Baxter. The residence is owned by Pat Smith and rented out to Jerry Harden II, John Herin, and Shawn Crumbley. The kitchen and middle room sustained fire damage. . . .
Fire fighters respond to 2 barn fires (05/27/07)
Several volunteer fire departments fought two barn fires on Wednesday and Thursday when bales of hay burned. "Hay fire is almost impossible to put out," Chapel Hill Volunteer Fire Department Chief Paul Rigsby said Thursday as two dozen firefighters had responded to a 7:10 a.m. fire call at Jerry Beech's farm on Kenny Nelson Road. . . . .
Thefts from vehicles reported to city police (05/27/07)
Concrete blocks were thrown through the windows of two motor vehicles in Lewisburg on Tuesday, according to city police reports. One of the vandalized vehicles was parked at 543 Colburn Drive when the incident occurred, police reported. A purse with cash and the owner's credit card were reportedly taken. . . . .
Commission faces landfill vote again (05/27/07)
Marshall County commissioners on Tuesday are to consider supporting or overriding County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett's veto of their 11-7 vote to permit expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill. Meanwhile, campaign rhetoric from last August's county commission election has returned and a former commissioner who lost by 30 votes offers reason to believe a veto override vote might be 12-6. Liggett's reaction: Time was provided for more information.
Quarry OK'd by zoning board (05/27/07)
Plans for a second quarry near Pottsville have been granted another procedural step toward development of an operation for which two businessmen have invested about $6.5 million. With a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Marshall County Board of Zoning Appeals granted a special exception for Marshall County Stone LLC, a business that's faced protestors at previous meetings.
Committee declines to recommend sharing tax (05/27/07)
Three municipalities in Marshall County asked a committee of county commissioners on Wednesday evening to recommend revenue sharing from the county's adequate facilities tax and the committee declined to vote on the request. Miffed by the lack of action, Lewisburg Water and Sewer Department Director Larry Jones said that leaves the city, Chapel Hill and Cornersville with the option of taking the question to voters through a referendum that could be put on the ballot by circulating a petition.
Volunteers help needed for river clean-up (05/27/07)
arshall County leaders are joining Bedford and other counties where the Duck River flows to coordinate an annual river cleanup out of concern for the environment and the natural resource. "We found out that Marshall County is the broken link along the Duck River and we want to fix that," County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett told several dozen volunteers interested in improving the Duck River. "We need your help to do it."
Rocketeer Savers, Tellers honored (05/27/07)
First State Bank (FSB) of Chapel Hill recently honored the Rocketeer Bank Savers of the Week and Tellers of the Month at Chapel Hill Elementary School. FSB's Nancy Moorehead (left) and Jenita Daughrity . . . . .
2007 Automotive Student of the Year selected (05/27/07)
aniel Sharp has been selected as the 2007 NAPA Automotive Technology Student of the Year. Daniel is a member of the 2007 graduating class at Marshall County High School / Spot Lowe Technology Center. Daniel stood out among the other students with his easy-going attitude and an outstanding commitment to learning a highly technical field. . . . . .
MES holds kindergarten, first grade AR awards program (05/27/07)
Marshall Elementary School hosted an Accelerated Reader awards assembly for kindergarten and first grade students on Tuesday, May 1. The following awards were presented: Kindergarten: Ready Readers -- Jeremy Adams, Demarkel Beard, Brandon Black, Danyelle Blevins, Ray Bridges, Lee'Asia Bumphus, Paige Casteel, Alyssa Compton, Graham Duke, Michael Dunnavant, Taylor Dye, Haley Dyer, Coby . . .
Morgan/Petersburg High School annual reunion June 2 (05/27/07)
Greetings to everyone. It seems we are always complaining, now we are wishing for rain. It is awfully dry around here, but the hay balers are going full steam. . . . . .
Marshall Memos (05/27/07)
Relay for Life Fitness Gurus will grill hamburgers and hotdogs at the Recreation Center on Saturday, May 26; from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the opening day of the outdoor pool. The public is invited to attend and show their support. Come out and have a good time with the Gospel Music Fellowship Associations monthly singing on May 26, 2007 from 5 - 9 p.m. at God's Refuge Church, 1131 Mapleash Road, Columbia, 931-388-6344. Free admission. Concessions available. Membership application also available. . . . .
Local Meeetings (05/27/07)
A special meeting of the Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will be held on Friday, May 25 at noon, Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street. The Marshall County Offices in the Courthouse, Courthouse Annex and the Hardison office annex; the Town of Chapel Hill City Offices; the office of City Hall in Cornersville; and all Lewisburg City Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Monday garage pick-up in Lewisburg will be re-scheduled for Thursday, May 31. All offices will reopen Tuesday at their regular hours. . . . .
Forrest Lady Rockets slam Adamsville 12-2 (05/27/07)
Heather James' 3rd inning grand slam keys six run rally "I don't think we were ready to play, but thankfully we were able to overcome it," said Forrest Head Coach Becky Cheatham after the Lady Rockets spotted the Adamsville Lady Cardinals two first inning runs and then roared back to win 12-2 in five innings. . . . .
Sports Briefs (05/27/07)
AYSO Lewisburg presents Major League Soccer Camp Lewisburg AYSO Major League Soccer Camp will be held June 18-22 at Jones Field. Ages 7 and older will attend from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and two sessions for 5-6 year olds, 5:30 -- 7 p.m. and 7 -- 8:30 p.m. Cost is $120 for 7 year olds and $80 for 5 and 6 year olds. Deadline is June 15. Call 270-1653 for more information. . . . .
Tigers battle hard, fall in first rund to Bruins (05/27/07)
The Lewisburg Tigers made their first trip to the TSSAA State Tournament since 2003 on Tuesday and battled the consensus favorite University School of Jackson Bruins (38-5) tooth and nail before finally falling 4-2. Seth Lintz, making his third start in less than ten days pitched a complete game, giving all he had in allowing four runs on six hits, while walking four in his first loss of the 2007 season. The Bruins had one big inning that cost the Tigers a chance to move on in the winner's bracket portion of the tournament. With the loss, the Tigers drop to the loser's bracket and an early Wednesday morning match-up versus the Marion County Warriors (31-15), who defeated Marshall County 3-1 in a 2006 regular season match-up. . . . . .
Tigers win epic battle (05/27/07)
Stoltz gets redemption with game winning homerun Everything was on the line, win or go home and the Lewisburg Tigers showed exactly what they are made of as they executed a comeback for the ages in defeating Marion County 14-11 in a loser's bracket game Wednesday morning at Smyrna High School in the TSSAA State Tournament. . . . .
Lady Rockets two wins from state title (05/27/07)
The Lady Rockets have had a superstition about being the visiting team for some time, but they may re-think that position after Head Coach Becky Cheatham lost the coin toss before their game and her team came back in the home half of the seventh inning to defeat Whitwell 4-3 and advance to the finals bracket of the Spring Fling. . . . .
Berry Sehon McConnell (05/27/07)
erry Sehon McConnell May 24, 2007 Berry Sehon McConnell, 97, died Thursday morning, May 24, 2007, at his home in Lewisburg. Mr. McConnell was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Newton and Fannie Fox McConnell. He was a retired farmer, a former member of the Hillsboro Hounds, and a . . .
Steve Larry Joy (05/27/07)
Steve Larry Joy May 22, 2007 Steve Larry Joy, 62, of Unionville, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Cottonwood, Texas, Mr. Joy was a son of the late Rufus Clayton and Glendora Clark Joy. He was a retired maintenance worker. . . . . . .
Honor those who have served and sacrificed (05/27/07)
In 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. As we observe the Wall's 25th anniversary this year, the memorial will again be surrounded by visitors who come to pay their respects to the men and women whose names are engraved onto its black granite face. The incredible healing power of the Vietnam Wall has helped to make it the most visited memorial in the nation's capital, receiving more than 4 million visitors. . . . . .
People are beginning to talk (05/27/07)
Is a dying art form showing signs of life? Storytelling seemed to be consigned to the long-ago days of farmers sitting around the general store potbellied stove, gabbing about furtive moonshiners, hornswoggled tourists, and legendary tomatoes. But the Giles County Library and Martin Methodist College have launched a series of county-wide storytelling events designed to draw storytellers and listeners from across the country.(The next event is scheduled for 6 p.m. . . . .
Troops overseas thank local VFW for care packages (05/27/07)
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5109 in Lewisburg recently sent packages to service men and women overseas. The following letters of thanks were received by Mike Jackson, an officer at the post. It is appropriate to share them with those who contributed during the most recent collection, Jackson said. . . .
The Willing and the Unwilling (05/27/07)
We watched for the mail carrier's car every day for a letter from Uncle Allen who was serving across Western Europe in World War II. Mammy, my grandmother, agonized over the killing and the dying. Granddaddy worried more about the dying. He said the killing was just a part of war. .
Mr. Ollie (05/27/07)