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Stories from Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Security camera aids in burglar's capture (12/05/07)
CHAPEL HILL -- A Caney Springs man was arrested Sunday night and charged with the Saturday night burglary of H&S Pharmacy, where a glass door was shattered and pain pills were stolen. Police Chief Jackie King said Daniel Stovall, 24, of 3857 Hearthstone Drive, was arrested by Officer Brian McCandless. Both men are due in Marshall County General Sessions Court for a Jan. 29 hearing...
Bateman named citizen of year (12/05/07)
CHAPEL HILL -- Forrest High School Band Director Billy Wayne Bateman has been named Chapel Hill Citizen of the Year. Bateman was born in Lynchburg on Nov. 1, 1948. He grew up and attended school there, graduating from high school in 1966. He was the drum major for his high school band. ...
Centerstone office moving (12/05/07)
Farm Bureau elects Upchurch (12/05/07)
FRANKLIN -- Tennessee Farm Bureau delegates attending their 86th Annual Convention Tuesday at Franklin's Cool Springs Marriott re-elected Cumberland County beef farmer Lacy Upchurch as president of the nation's largest state Farm Bureau organization...
Landfill expansion request forwarded to state (12/05/07)
Editor's note: The following story was inadvertently omitted from Friday's paper. It is reprinted here in its entirety. The regional panel supervising a state-required plan for disposal of garage and other solid waste has forwarded a request for expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill to sate environmental regulators...
Elks honor fallen warriors' families (12/05/07)
The Lewisburg Elks Club on Sunday honored the families of three Marshall County warriors who died while fighting for security here and against insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq. Receiving the Medal of Valor were relatives of Todd Edward Nunes, David Hierholzer and Marcus Andrew Golczynski. The medal is a new gesture this year by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks...
Doctor: Teens getting (12/05/07)
Editor's note: The Marshall County Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing Dec. 11 concerning state-mandated "family education" classes to be taught to all Marshall County eighth-graders. Fol-lowing is the first of a two-part series on how area residents view the subject of sex education in our schools...
Doctor: Teens getting (12/05/07)
Editor's note: The Marshall County Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing Dec. 11 concerning state-mandated "family education" classes to be taught to all Marshall County eighth-graders. Fol-lowing is the first of a two-part series on how area residents view the subject of sex education in our schools...
Doctor: Teens getting (12/05/07)
'Fashion' show costs 3 jailers their jobs (12/05/07)
SHELBYVILLE -- A Lewisburg woman lost her job as a Bedford County jailer, along with two other correctional officers, for their role in a "fashion" show by female inmates last month. The show allegedly included partial nudity, however, Bedford County Sheriff Randall Boyce and his department's chief administrator, Larry Lowman, said that was only because of a bikini made from a sweatshirt...
The head turkeys at CHS (12/05/07)
CSCC registration begins for spring 2008 (12/05/07)
COLUMBIA -- Registra-tion for the 2008 spring semester is under way at Columbia State Community College. "Come check us out. The spring semester is a great time to begin your education," said Dan Opalewski, vice president of student services and enrollment management. "Enrolling in college is easier than ever and Columbia State has a wide variety of classes at five different campuses to fit your schedule."...
Marshall Memos (12/05/07)
The deadline for dropping off donations to the Toys for Kids program is Friday, Dec. 21. Donations can be dropped off at the offices of the Lewisburg Gas Department, Lewisburg Electric, Lewisburg Water and Wastewater, or the Lewisburg Fire Department...
Local Meetings (12/05/07)
The Town of Cornersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at City Hall in Cornersville. The meeting is open to the public. The Elk Valley Forestry Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Cleghorne Center, 77 Clark Ave., Fayetteville. Dr. Adam Taylor of the University of Tennessee will speak on bio-mass and its connection to forestry. A meal will be provided. For more information call the Fire Tower at 931-270-2244...
Tigerette defense stymies East Literature (12/05/07)
It was not the best shooting night or offensive performance for the Tigerettes Friday night versus East Literature, but it did not have to be as they totally shut down the Lady Eagles with a swarming pressure defense that caused 26 turnovers and held the Nashville school to single digits in all four quarters in a 52-19 victory...
Hawn leads Lady Rockets in win over Summertown (12/05/07)
Beth Hawn has emerged as the go-to force in the low post this season for the Lady Rockets, and she continued her great early season play by leading the home squad with 16 points as Forrest beat Summertown Saturday night 49-24. Hawn, who scored 14 in the Lady Rockets' 62-54 victory over Van Buren Friday night, has become the aggressor this season. After the game she tried to explain the change from last season...
Lyle Everett Wassell (12/05/07)
Mr. Lyle Everett Wassell Jr., 64, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Wassell was a veteran of the Navy who served two tours in Vietnam. He was a service technician for Ikon and Xerox Corporation and a member of the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church...
Christine Lindsay Alford (12/05/07)
Mrs. Christ-ine Lindsay Alford, 92, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. Alford was a native of Lawrence County. She was a long-time member of Lewisburg First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, A.G. and Mattie Belle Taylor Lindsay; husband, Clarence B. Alford, who died in December 1988; and son, James B. "Jimmy" Alford, who died in June 2007...
Malcolm Lee Anderson (12/05/07)
Malcolm Lee "Billy" Ander-son, 82, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at Maury Region-al Hospital. Mr. Anderson was a native of Elkmont, Ala. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of the Westvue Church of Christ. Mr. Anderson served in the Army during World War II and was involved in the Normandy landings and the Battle of the Bulge. ...
Mason Stone Blackall (12/05/07)
Mason Stone Blackall, 4, of Austin, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007. Mason was born Oct. 2, 2003, in Searcy, Ark. He is survived by his parents, Michael & Christina Blackall, of Austin; four siblings, Anthony, Michael, Summer and Shelby Blackall; grandparents, Don and Rebecca Blackall of Lewisburg, Katherine Stone of Thayer, Mo., Marybeth Macomber of Cabot, Ark., and Harrell Stone of Ward, Ark...
Floyd Wesley Roberson (12/05/07)
Mr. Floyd Wesley Roberson, age 77, of Shelbyville, TN, died Fri., Nov. 30, 2007 at Bedford Co. Medical Center. A native of Nashville, TN, Mr. Roberson was the son of the late Andrew Miller and Margaret Louise Huffman Roberson. He was a retired painter and was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Roberson was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Shires Roberson, who died in 2005...