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Stories from Friday, October 19, 2007

Great season for MCHS girls soccer (10/19/07)
The MCHS girls’ soccer team had a great season with 42 goals hitting the back of the net for the Tigerettes. Top scorers were Cece Raffo with 14 goals and 7 assists, Brittany Pung with 12 goals and 5 assists, Kaitlynn Pung with 9 goals and 3 assists. ...
Farm Bureau Women’s annual County-wide Farm Day held (10/19/07)
The Dairy Research and Education Center (Dairy Experiment Station) was abuzz with activity Friday, Sept. 28 as the Farm Bureau Women hosted the annual County-wide Farm Day for Marshall County’s fourth graders. The day began early as more than 400 students and teachers from Chapel Hill, Cornersville, Westhills, and Oak Grove departed their buses at 8:30 a.m. From that point, volunteers gathered students in groups to tour the different “stations.”...
CHS Lady Bulldogs Pancake Breakfast (10/19/07)
VFW national youth development, scholarship and recognition (10/19/07)
Each year, the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary provide millions of dollars worth of awards, U.S. Savings bonds and college scholarships to students across the U.S. and overseas. The purpose of these awards is to encourage personal growth and to foster a greater understanding and appreciation for America, its history and values. Two of their programs are the Patriot’s Pen essay contest and the Vice of Democracy Scholarship Competition...
Beer permit up for third review on Monday (10/19/07)
For the third time in recent weeks, Marshall County’s Beer Board is scheduled to consider a woman’s request to sell beer at her establishment on Fayetteville Highway near Petersburg. The beer board is to convene at 5 p.m. on Monday in the County Courthouse Annex on the south side of the Lewisburg public square. The panel’s meeting precedes the monthly county commission meeting by 30 minutes...
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall exhibit in Winchester City Park (10/19/07)
The City of Winchester announces its’ sponsorship of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall that will be in Winchester City Park this weekend. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall arrived Wednesday afternoon at the Winchester City Park in between the Citizens Pavilion and Tims Ford Lake. Viewing the moving memorial began Thursday and will remain in the park until Monday, Oct. 22 at 8 pm. The Wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day...
Six apply for school board, commission to vote Monday (10/19/07)
Six people have applied to succeed a Marshall County School Board member who resigned. Monday night county commissioners are to fill the vacant seat. Applications may still be received at the county commission meeting scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on Monday in the second floor meeting room of the County Courthouse Annex on Lewisburg’s public square...
Marshall Memos (10/19/07)
‘Tis the Season. Cash Express is gearing up for their annual toy, coat and food drive. They are accepting new and gently used toys and coats, as well as non-perishable food items. All collections will be distributed locally. You can drop your donations at the Cash Express in Lewisburg at 1145 Nashville Highway...
Local Meetings (10/19/07)
Marshall County Board of Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22. A public hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. See paid legal ad for agenda. The Mayor and City Council of Lewisburg will hold a workshop at 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Lewisburg City Hall, 131 East Church Street...
Wiser scores four, Lady Rockets secure Region berth (10/19/07)
Spring Hill stands in way again for Lady Rockets For the past two seasons, two teams have dominated District 11A/AA women’s soccer " Forrest and Spring Hill. On Thursday, they will have squared off in another championship game. The Lady Rockets earned their second consecutive berth in the district title game with a 6-2 shellacking of a Cascade team they had lost to 1-0 on Oct. 2 in Wartrace...
Cornersville wins battle of the Bulldogs in Blanche (10/19/07)
Bulldogs bowl winners for second consecutive year For the second consecutive year, the Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs (6-3) capped off a successful season with a post-season bowl victory. The Dawgs traveled to Blanche to Jim Cooper Field on Monday to do battle with their namesakes in the Second Annual Cooper Bowl and mounted a second half comeback to secure a 22-6 victory...
Boy Scouts complete 60 mile hike at Shiloh National Military Park (10/19/07)
Over Fall Break, seven members of Boy Scout Troop 173 hiked 60 miles in and around Shiloh National Military Park. The trip has been in the making for several months, with the young men preparing themselves with daily walking, and shorter weekend trips. Their last trip was over the Labor Day weekend when they traveled to Montgomery Bell State Park and hiked over 20 miles...
Milan Marching Bulldogs claim Small Band championship (10/19/07)
2007 Middle Tennessee Small Band Championship huge success The Forrest Rocket Band of Blue hosted the First Annual Middle Tennessee Small Band Championship on Saturday and by all indications the event was a huge success for band director Billy Bateman and Forrest High School...
You could be the next Marshall County Idol (10/19/07)
The Marshall County Idol, presented by the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce, is a singing competition for kids ages 12-15 to be held at 5 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Lewisburg Middle School auditorium. Deadline for registration will be Nov. 2 at 4 p.m...
A Night of Old Time Radio (10/19/07)
The Marshall County Community Theatre’s fall production is well under way and marks a new style of show for the Dixie. A Night of Old Time Radio, under the direction of Mickey J. Smith, is a reader’s theatre production of three of radio’s classic series and episodes. ...
Gene Griffin (10/19/07)
Gene Griffin Oct. 16. 2007 Gene Griffin, age 61 of Unionville, died Oct. 16. Griffin was a native of Marshall County and was preceded in death by his father, William Griffin and mother, Dorothy Elizabeth Holton Griffin Hazel. He was a long time employee of the former Durango Boot Company of Chapel Hill...
Simmons-Young wed in St. Augustine (10/19/07)
Ashley Melia Young and John Weston Simmons were married Aug. 12, in a beautiful ceremony on the beach of St. Augustine, Fla. The vows were exchanged under an arch of white roses at sundown in the presence of both families and friends. The bride is the daughter of Jan and Ronald Caldwell of Manchester and the late Ben Young...
Derryberry’s celebrate 50th anniversary (10/19/07)
Eddie and Jean Derryberry were recently honored by their family on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children, Andy and Robin Derryberry and Rodger and Scarlet Massey, hosted a dinner at The Palm Restaurant in Nashville in their honor. The couple also has two grandchildren, Tristen Alexander Massey and Summer Olivia Massey...
Letters to the Editor (10/19/07)
In-patient physical therapy To the editor: I had bilateral knee surgery a few weeks ago. My doctor asked me where I was going when I left the hospital. I wanted to be closer to home, but didn’t want to go to the care center near home. My doctor told me about Marshall County Hospital as an in-patient for physical therapy. I was sold...