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Stories from Friday, August 24, 2007

POWER OUTAGE - Bird on a wire darkens city, only feathers remain (08/24/07)
Nearly 5,000 Lewisburg residents were without electric service for about 40 minutes Monday evening because a bird landed on wires and created a short circuit. The power surge prompted the utility's safeguard system to stop the current. "It was fried to the point that the only way you could tell it was a bird was because it had feathers," Lewisburg Electric System General Manager Richard Turner said Tuesday morning when asked what species of bird made its last landing on wires carrying 13,000 volts.. ...
Weather affects MMC invasive surgeries (08/24/07)
Patients scheduled for surgery at Marshall Medical Center (MMC) may be asked to consult with their physician to find another operating room. According to Rita Williams, Director of Marketing for Maury Regional Hospital, due to the extreme hot weather experienced throughout Marshall County and Tennessee, the humidity levels in the [Marshall County Medical Center] surgery suite are higher than recommended guidelines for conducting invasive surgery...
Combating drought, heat wave (08/24/07)
Location of hydrants for water are released with schedule
TBI investigates Lewisburg Police Department (08/24/07)
An investigation is being conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into communication and decisions among Lewisburg police with regard to an allegation of underage drinking by a teenage resident, local officials have said. Lewisburg City Manager Eddie Fuller confirmed information that the investigation had started and he described a chain of events that could become the subject of the state investigator's report...
Memos (08/24/07)
Free Employer Workshop on "How to Conduct Effective Performance Appraisals" at the Marshall County Career Center from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 22. RSVP to nancy.tipper@sctworkforce.org or call 931-359-9726. Senator Bob Corker will be at the Lewisburg Courthouse Annex from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. on Aug. 23, in the meeting room on the third floor for a town hall meeting...
Local Meetings (08/24/07)
The Marshall County Liaison Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 23, at 5 p.m. in the lunchroom, second floor, courthouse annex to discuss the resolution regarding placing restrictions on landfills. For further information, call Don Nelson at 359-8839...
Lady Rockets open season with 1-1 tie (08/24/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com The 2006 season was a storybook one for Forrest Head Coach Dr. Larry Miller and his Lady Rocket soccer squad as they advanced further than any other Marshall County soccer team - men's or women's) - had ever gone before. The Lady Rockets finished 12-3-1 last year, losing to Franklin Road Academy 7-0 in a TSSAA sub-state game. ...
There is a new sport in Marshall County (08/24/07)
apuca@marshalltribune.com There is a new sport emerging in Marshall County, one without a ball, bat, glove, or goalposts. This sport, trap shooting, will test a participant's hand-eye coordination and nerves, and at the same time instill gun safety, commitment, responsibility, leadership and teamwork. The Marshall County Trap Shooting Team is open to students in grades fifth through twelfth, male or female. ...
Wolaver Named Student of the Month (08/24/07)
The Lewisburg Rotary Club gave its welcome last week to the new school year in Marshall County by recognizing its first Student of the Month honoree, Tori Wolaver. Wolaver and CHS Guidance Counselor Edna London were treated to lunch at the Aug. 15 meeting of the Lewisburg Rotary Club where her accomplishments as a student and athlete at Cornersville High School were presented to the members...
Fender graduates ROTC course (08/24/07)
Nicholas R. Fender, son of Robert F. and Cheryl A. Fender of Foxboro Drive, Lewisburg, has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. The ROTC cadet has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army...
Hugh Don Moser (08/24/07)
Hugh Don Moser Aug. 23, 2007 Hugh Don Moser, Sr., age 77 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 in N.H.C. Lewisburg. Moser was a native of Madisonville, Tenn., and son of the late James Peter and Mary Elizabeth Lance Moser. He served his country in the U.S. ...
Leroy Vaughn (08/24/07)
Leroy Vaughn Aug. 20, 2007 Leroy Vaughn, age 76 of 715 Midway St. Lewisburg, passed away on Monday at his residence. He was a native of Maury County, and the son of the late Dyer Vaughn and Hattie Sharp Vaughn. He was retired from Borden Company and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans...
Phillip Ray Darnell (08/24/07)
Phillip Ray Darnell Aug. 20, 2007 Phillip Ray Darnell, 38, of Leoma, died on Monday. Aug. 20, 2007, in Lexington, Ala. He is survived by his father, William Ray Darnell of Pulaski; wife, Tammie Darnell of Leoma; three sons, Phillip Blake Darnell, Spencer Ray Darnell and Jock Dalton Darnell, all of Leoma; daughter, Teshia Leanne Darnell of Lawrenceburg; godson, Matthew Scott of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Misty Darnell Scott of Lawrenceburg, and Anita Lynn Darnell Massey of Leoma; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.. ...
Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell (08/24/07)
Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell Aug. 20, 2007 Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell, 57, of Lawrenceburg, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, in Lexington, Ala. She was preceded in death by her father, Huit Houston Sherrill; mother, Daisy Sherrill; son Phillip Ray Darnell; sister, Connie Hyatt; and granddaughter, Kelsy Lee Parker...
Jett/Parker announce July engagement (08/24/07)
Amanda Jett, daughter of Elaine and Douglas Jett, and Michael Parker, son of Pat Parker Murrey and Preston Murrey, announce their engagement. The couple plans a fall wedding. Amanda is the granddaughter of Lorene and the late Jack Jett, and the late Beulah and Alton Smith...
50th Anniversary (08/24/07)