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Stories from Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Land transfers (05/30/07)
Property on Hill Road, from Danny and Melissa Dunivan to Robert France, $133,000. Moonlight Hill Subdivision lot 26, from Earl and Debra Hileman to Hector and Eva Cruz, $144,500. Glennwood Estates Subdivision lot 39, from Jeff Poarch to David Robinson, $65,000. . . .
Driver's Ed for seniors offered at CHUMC (05/30/07)
I don't know if summer is officially here according to the calendar, but according to the weather, it's here! Have you thought about those cold days we had earlier this year when we said warm weather couldn't come soon enough? Just lately those cold days might feel good! The AARP Driver Safety Program "55-Alive" course will be offered Tuesday and Wednesday, June 5 and 6, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Family LIfe Center. . . .
Marshall Memos (05/30/07)
Lewisburg Recreation Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to attend the Grand Opening at New Lake. Come and see the improvements and drop by the shelter for a free hotdog and drink. For more information call Jane Tilford at the Rec. Center, 359-2482. Caney Spring Baptist Church will celebrate Old-fashioned "Back to Basics" Vacation Bible School, June 10-15, 2007, learning about Adam and Eve, Noah and the animals, Moses and the 10 Commandments and David and Goliath. . . . .
Local Meetings (05/30/07)
The Marshall County Veterans Committee will meet on May 31, 2007 at 5:30 p.m., at Hardison Office Annex, Room 100, Lewisburg, TN. The Marshall County Budget Committee will meet on May 31, 2007, at 5:30 p.m. at 2209 Courthouse Annex. Re: Budget Process. . . .
Lady Rockets emerge as Class A state runners-up (05/30/07)
Forrest survives Friday loser's bracket game The Forrest Lady Rockets are not only the 2007 Class A State softball runner-ups, they are a team that wins and loses with class. The Lady Rockets are a team that was not even supposed to be a contender this year, yet they battled and improved the entire season, winning their fourteenth consecutive District Title, finishing as the Region 5-A runner-up, and giving the defending State Champion Trinity Christian Lady Lions everything they had before losing 3-0 in the Championship Final Friday night. In the era of private school dominance, Forrest has carried the public school banner proudly and has managed to maintain a lofty position of always playing with the heavyweights. Coach Becky Cheatham and the Lady Rockets have appeared at the Spring Fling four out of the last six years with two runners up finishes. . . . .
Fellowship Week Services at Greater First Baptist Church (05/30/07)
The pastors and members of Greater First Baptist Church, 512 Fifth Ave. N. in Lewisburg, invite the public to Fellowship Week Services, June 6 -- 10, 2007 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly and at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 10. The Word of God will be delivered by two dynamic speakers, accompanied by good gospel singing. . . . .
Good hand position (05/30/07)
Veterans honored on the square (05/30/07)
American Legion Post 39 paid tribute to all of the Armed Forces on Monday with their annual Memorial Day salute at the Marshall County Courthouse. Commander Edwin Scott presided over the ceremony that attracted about 150 residents of all ages and he commented that the event "had never had this many here before.". . .
Robert Victor Eisenhower Aaron (05/30/07)
Robert Victor Eisenhower Aaron May 28, 2007 Robert Victor Eisenhower Aaron, 43, of Lewisburg, died Monday, May 28, 2007, morning at his residence. He was a native of Dawson Springs, Ky., the son of James Douglas Aaron of Seoul, Korea and Margaret Ann Poole Lamb of Dawson Springs. He was a quality engineer at Walker Die Casting. . . . .
Myra Helen Purvis Murrah (05/30/07)
Myra Helen Purvis Murrah May 27, 2007 Myra Helen Purvis Murrah, 72, of Unionville, died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at University Medical Center in Lebanon. Mrs. Murrah was the daughter of the late Ernest Grady and Martha Vernon Stem Purvis. She was a member of the Unionville United Methodist Church. . . . .
Elosie Cochran Collins (05/30/07)
Elosie Cochran Collins May 26, 2007 Elosie Cochran Collins, 99 of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Collins was a native of Marshall County and daughter of the late Thomas Alphus and Lillie Emerson Cochran. She was a retired beautician and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. . . . .
James Howard Poarch (05/30/07)
James Howard Poarch May 25, 2007 James Howard Poarch, 74 of Cornersville, died Friday, May 25, 2007, in Meadowbrook Health in Pulaski. Mr. Poarch was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Golie and Lillie Ball Poarch. He was a retired farmer and member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Three brothers, Jay Poarch, John L. Poarch, and Charlie Poarch preceded him in death. . . . .
Jessie Thomas Casteel (05/30/07)
Jessie Thomas Casteel May 25, 2007 Jessie Thomas Casteel, Sr., 58, of Rover community in Bedford County, died Friday, May 25, 2007. A native of Muddy, Ill., Mr. Casteel was the son of the late Joseph Lynn and Edith Tyree Casteel. He was an employee of Aleris in Shelbyville, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. . . .
Berry Sehon McConnell (05/30/07)
Berry Sehon McConnell May 24, 2007 Berry Sehon McConnell, 97, died Thursday, 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 member of the Church of Christ. . . .
Betty B. Freeman (05/30/07)
Betty B. Freeman May 23, 2007 Betty B. Freeman, 68, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Lester and Loucile Barksdale Bradford. . . . . .
Restored hope for Emily, battling rheumatoid arthritis (05/30/07)
Lori Maynard learned last year that her daughter had rheumatoid arthritis. The diagnosis followed "about three months of rapid degenerative illness," said Maynard in a telephone interview from her New Jersey home. A National Institutes of Health Web site defines rheumatoid arthritis as a chronic auto-immune disease causing inflammation of the joints and neighboring . . .
Jimmy Carter - when former presidents attack (05/30/07)
Former President Jimmy Carter spent the week backpedaling on a comment he made to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette saying that the Bush administration's foreign policy "has been the worst in history." The first thing that comes to mind for me is why newspapers are only called "Democrat". I have never heard of The Arkansas "Republican" newspaper or the like; they are almost always Democrat--just like the media itself. . . .
Mr. Ollie (05/30/07)
Dressing for civility (05/30/07)
Two of the books recently in the top five on the New York Times Best Sellers list were John Dean's Conservatives Without Conscience and Ann Coulter's Godless: The Church of Liberalism. I have not read either, but the titles are reflections of our inflammatory reciprocal monologue that has promoted incivility of human interaction.