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Stories from Friday, December 14, 2007

Lipscomb mourns loss of Collins (12/14/07)
NASHVILLE -- Marshall County and Lipscomb University lost a great friend and leader Tuesday with the passing of former university president Willard Collins at age 92. Collins passed away in his Green Hills home of natural causes. Collins was one of 17 children and, as a result, "He's kin to the Ledfords, Staceys and Chapman families, so many I shouldn't even start listing them," said Grover Collins, a self-described distant relative of the man from Collins Hollow Road, now known as Old Lake Road.. ...
Chapel Hill to extend sewer line (12/14/07)
CHAPEL HILL -- A $464,000 sewer extension contract is being drafted by the town attorney after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted last week to accept a recommendation from the town's consulting engineer. New pipe is to be laid from a sewer main in front of Forrest High School northward parallel to U.S. 31-A, Horton Highway, to State Route 99, the Eagleville Highway, where the line turns east and ends before the road crosses a creek...
Bite-sized apples (12/14/07)
Chapel Hill to extend sewer line (12/14/07)
CHAPEL HILL -- A $464,000 sewer extension contract is being drafted by the town attorney after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted last week to accept a recommendation from the town's consulting engineer. New pipe is to be laid from a sewer main in front of Forrest High School northward parallel to U.S. 31-A, Horton Highway, to State Route 99, the Eagleville Highway, where the line turns east and ends before the road crosses a creek...
Chapel Hill votes to ban brown-bagging (12/14/07)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has voted for an ordinance to ban brown-bagging. A second vote is required before the ordinance becomes law. Brown-bagging is legal anywhere in Tennessee unless specifically prohibited by local ordinance...
Chrismon tree on display (12/14/07)
The chancel of Lewisburg Chapel United Methodist Church is decorated with what appears to be a beautiful Christmas tree. It fills the space from floor to ceiling and is entirely covered with white and gold ornaments, illuminated by little white lights...
Christmas day is approaching (12/14/07)
Greetings. It is hard to realize that two weeks from today, Tuesday, Dec. 11, will be Christmas day and the weather is to be 75 degrees today! It is hard to get in the Christmas spirit but I love the beautiful cards, calls, fits and all the blessings from above. ...
Take this with a grain of salt (12/14/07)
"Let me be your low-sodium dog / Or I won't be your man at all / Honey, let me be your low-sodium dog!" I wouldn't be surprised if episodes of the classic "Andy Griffith Show" get re-edited to show the backwoods Darling Family singing that revised bluegrass ditty. That's because the American Medical Association is really pressuring the U.S. federal government to take immediate action to crack down on excess salt in food...
Memos (12/14/07)
The Junior Auxiliary of Lewisburg will hold its 13th annual Keep Our Kids Warm coat giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Hardison Office Building, 230 College St. Co-chairs of this event are Sondra Apple and Amanda Dodson. The Berean Baptist Church choir will give three performances of "Let There Be Light." The first is at NHC Merihill at 10:30 a.m. ...
Local Meeetings (12/14/07)
The City of Lewisburg Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, at City Hall, 131 East Church St., to consider an application to sell beer for off-premise consumption at the K&S Market, 1175 North Ellington Pkwy. The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly board meeting at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St. The public is invited to attend...
Lady Rockets too deep for Cascade (12/14/07)
They will wear you down and then they will wear you out. That is what happened Wednesday night in Chapel Hill as the Forrest Lady Rockets dismantled the Cascade Lady Champions 62-26 as fourteen players on the Forrest roster got into the scoring column...
Rockets break skid with big win over Cascade (12/14/07)
It's over, finally over and it could not have come against a better foe than arch rival Cascade. Forrest broke their eight game losing streak Monday night in Chapel Hill when they outlasted district rival Cascade 63-54 in front of a packed house. The Rockets and the Champions from Wartrace battled tooth and nail for much of the game until the Rockets' defense came out on top in the fourth quarter, holding Cascade to just six points in the final period to claim the much needed victory...
Rockets break skid with big win over Cascade (12/14/07)
It's over. Finally. And it could not have come against a better foe than arch rival Cascade. Forrest broke their eight-game losing streak Monday night in Chapel Hill as they outlasted district rival Cascade 63-54 in front of a packed house. The Rockets and the Champions from Wartrace battled tooth and nail for much of the game until the Rockets' defense came out on top in the fourth quarter, holding Cascade to just six points in the final period to claim the much-needed victory...
Lady Rockets too deep for Cascade (12/14/07)
They will wear you down and then they will wear you out. That's what happened Wednesday night in Chapel Hill as the Forrest Lady Rockets dismantled the Cascade Lady Champions, 62-26. Fourteen players on the Forrest roster got into the scoring column...
Shelbyville native Haston guides Rockets (12/14/07)
Forrest High School remains as the only school in Marshall County with a wrestling program and this season they begin again with a new coach in David Haston. Haston, a Shelbyville native returned from Lakey, Texas with his wife to Tennessee this year and as he put it, "It was a Godsend to return to the area with my wife to be with my family."...
Avery Elizabeth Taylor (12/14/07)
Andrew Michael Atkins (12/14/07)
Woods' four generations (12/14/07)
Troy Alexander Foster (12/14/07)
Janie F. Woodard (12/14/07)
Janie F. Woodard Mrs. Janie F. Woodard, 90, of Macon, Ga., died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. Woodard was born in Climax, Ga., She was educated in Murfreesboro, did graduate work at Peabody College in Nashville, and earned a master's degree in special education from Middle Georgia College. ...
Mary Ruth Manier Hodge (12/14/07)
Mary Ruth Manier Hodge Mrs. Mary Ruth Manier Hodge, 58, of White Bluff died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007. Mrs. Hodge was a native of Putnam County. She was a homemaker She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Gladys Hargis Manier; husband, Lawrence Ellis Hodge; and stepfather, Walter Grisham...
Carl E. Harris (12/14/07)
Carl E. Harris Mr. Carl E. Harris, 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, in Louisville, Ky. Mr. Harris was a native of Marshall Country and a member of Watkins United Methodist Church. He was retired from Stork Technology and recently worked as senior materials specialist for Donan Engineering. Mr. Harris was an avid tennis player and an active member of the USTA...
Roger Dale Rubert (12/14/07)
Roger Dale Rubert Mr. Roger Dale Rubert, 52, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at his residence in Culleoka. Mr. Rubert was a native of Marshall County. He was an employee of Smurfit Stone Container Board in Lewisburg, a former longtime employee of Union Carbide, and a member of the Smyrna Church of Christ. He was an avid fisherman and a devoted father and grandfather...
Odie Mae Milligan (12/14/07)
Odie Mae Milligan Mrs. Odie Mae Milligan, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at the Humboldt General Hospital. Mrs. Milligan was a retired grocery store owner and a member of the Gadsden Church of Christ. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Ann Lane of Humboldt; two sons, Larry Milligan of Gadsden and Jack L. Milligan of Lewisburg; seven grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild...
Gary O'Neal (12/14/07)
Gary O'Neal Mr. Gary O'Neal, 53, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at his residence in Lewisburg after an extended illness. Mr. O'Neal was a native of Marshall County and a member of Liggett Street Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lois O'Neal and Howard Smith; three sisters, Carolyn Allen, Helen Hampton and Judy O'Neal; and four brothers, James W. O'Neal, Robert Lee O'Neal, Olando O'Neil and James Anthony O'Neal...
Johnnie C. Green (12/14/07)
Johnnie C. Green Mr. Johnnie C. Green, 75, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Green was a native of Philadelphia, Miss. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean era. He was a retired barber, and was also retired from the State of Tennessee with Horton State Park...
"You better watch out ..." (12/14/07)
In the spirit of public service during the Christmas shopping season, we offer this cautionary tale, complete with lyrics that should have been sung. A woman at a popular Lewisburg retail store checkout counter tried a cigarette lighter that plays music and, while holding the device near her ear to hear electronic music, she pushed a lever and ignited a flame, thereby setting her hair on fire...
Turn bus cameras on (12/14/07)
To the Editor: It has recently been called to my attention that our county school bus drivers are not required to keep film in the camera on their buses. What a tragedy and what a waste of the county taxpayer's money. These cameras are for the protection of our children and driver. ...