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Stories from Friday, August 31, 2007

Lewisburg extending, rehabilitating sewers (08/31/07)
Blasting and drilling holes for explosives have begun along Old Belfast Road where a 4,200-foot sewer extension is to be laid by a city contractor being paid $237,300, according to the Lewisburg Water and Wastewater Department. "We had bids as high as $90 per foot so we rejected all bid, negotiated with R&J Construction of La Vergne, and came up with $56.50 per foot, including the drilling," Superintendent Larry E. Jones said of the cost for the project that's just begun...
Grand jury issues indictments (08/31/07)
Nephew says he helped water uncle's marijuana plants
New managers for stockyard to get OK today (08/31/07)
Management of the Marshall County stockyard may have been changed months ago, but the business' transfer is to be consummated by the Tennessee Public Livestock Market Charter Board this afternoon when it meets in the Courthouse Annex. State oversight is to be sure the producers get their money for the sale of their livestock, according to an official with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. ...
Report expected soon on deaths (08/31/07)
A month has passed since two Lewisburg residents were found dead in their store on West Commerce Street, and while there may not be much mystery left in what happened, the landlord and former customers are left in the lurch. Former customers of the now-closed SmartWay Sell-n-Ship office have asked about the merchandise the business was handling for them, but the building's owner, Sherrell McConnell, says, "I won't release anything until I'm told that I can and to whom."...
Cox stops distribution of chart on teacher benefits (08/31/07)
The director of Marshall County schools has been ordered by Chancellor J.B. Cox to refrain from distributing a chart comparing insurance benefits available from the school board and two education associations. Chancellor Cox has also ordered Director John D. Pierce and the school board to stop using a payroll deduction form, as a result of a hearing conducted for litigation filed three months ago by the Marshall County Education Association...
School Menus (08/31/07)
Marshall Elementary School Monday - NO SCHOOL Tuesday - Breakfast - Steak and biscuit, fruit or juice, low fat milk. Lunch - Steak and gravy or baked chicken nuggets, green beans, cheesy potatoes, sliced peaches, whole-wheat roll, and low fat milk...
Memos (08/31/07)
Pregnancy Classes at Pregnancy Resource Center, 218 Martin Ave in South Lewisburg. Classes are as follows: Sept. 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Labor; Sept. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. -- Delivery; Sept. 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Post Partum; Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. -- Baby Basics; and Sept. 22 from 9 to 11 a.m. -- Infant CPR. Jennifer Green, RN, will be the instructor. For more information, call 359-8792...
Local Meetings (08/31/07)
The Town of Chapel Hill Property Maintenance Board will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Aug. 31 at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department, 119 North Horton Pkwy, in Chapel Hill. Marshall County Jail Committee meeting is Sept. 5, at 5 p.m. at the Marshall County Sheriff's Office...
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Sports Briefs (08/31/07)
Katie Reed Classic On Saturday, Sept. 8, 140 plus golfers will gather at Henry Horton Golf Course for the Eighth Annual Katie Reed Golf Classic to benefit the College Grove Senior Enrichment Center. Player registration begins at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost per player is $90. Cash prizes for first, second and third place for each of the three flights. There will also be longest drive, closest to the pin and putting contests. For more information, call 615-368-7093...
Flashback (08/31/07)
Archie Taliaferro (08/31/07)
Archie Taliaferro Aug. 28, 2007 Archie Taliaferro, age 66, of Eagleville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Murfreesboro. Taliaferro was a native of Williamson County and the son of the late Kelly and Mary Spahn Taliaferro. He was retired from Aerostructures Corporation with 38 years of service and was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church...
William "Bill" England (08/31/07)
William "Bill" England Aug. 28, 2007 William "Bill" England, age 69, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg. A native of Nashville, England was a son of the late William McKeel and Maymie Pardue England. He was a self-employed machinist...
Larry Wayne Gentry (08/31/07)
Larry Wayne Gentry Aug. 28, 2007 Larry Wayne Gentry, age 61, of Unionville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Cartersville, Ga., following an extended illness. A native of Lewisburg, Gentry was a son of the late Ulysess and Rena Sudberry Gentry. He was retired from International Comfort Products as an inventory control and parts manager after 41 years of service...
James Harvey Sanders (08/31/07)
James Harvey Sanders Aug. 27, 2007 James Harvey Sanders Sr., age 67 of Petersburg, passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, at Bedford County Hospital. He was the son of the late Austin Alvin Sanders and Fannie Bell Hille and is also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Robert Sanders (1955)...
Couple plan September wedding (08/31/07)
David and Joy Hall of Belfast proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Parolini, to Stuart Childress, son of George and Anna Childress of Lewisburg. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sam and Mildred Parolini of Belfast, and the late W.D. and Minnie Hall of Mulberry, Fla. Tiffany is a graduate of MCHS and Wallace State College. She currently works in Lewisburg as a dental hygienist...