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Stories from Friday, December 21, 2007

Memories of Christmas past (12/21/07)
As my son Gideon prepares to celebrate his fourth Christmas, I hope his memories will be happy and indelible. I certainly have fond recollections of Christmas in Lewisburg in the Sixties and Seventies. The general themes of a small town Christmas never change, but the details alter over the years. The friends and acquaintances you ran into while shopping back then talked about places that would seem alien to today's newcomers...
Tennessee Guardsmen in Kuwait get surprise visit (12/21/07)
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Soldiers assigned to the 1175th Transportation Com-pany of the Tennessee National Guard received an early holiday treat here when they were visited on Dec. 11, by Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, Tennessee adjutant general. Hargett expressed delight in being able to spend quality time with his soldiers and check on their well-being...
Dunnivant steps down after 30 years with Dole (12/21/07)
Bobby Dunnivant admits he had no earthly idea what a eutectic cooling plate was when he first went to work for Dole Refrigerating Co. That was more than 31 years ago. Since then Dunnivant has sold or serviced eutectic plates from Canada to South America, and from Europe to Australia. The company is even in the early stages of doing business with China...
Adult Education changes lives (12/21/07)
"I just love my job," says Sarah Campbell, director of the Marshall County Adult Learning Center. From her office, at the back of the Spot Lowe Vocational Center, 1771 Jason Maxwell Blvd., Campbell presides over a number of adult education programs...
Memos (12/21/07)
The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities is ending the water give-a-way program. The last days for the program are today from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 22, from 8 to 10 a.m. 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. Both toys and monetary donations are accepted...
Local Meetings (12/21/07)
The Lewisburg Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27, at the George W. Turner building, 741 Silver St. The City of Lewisburg will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 28, at City Hall to discuss Community Development Block Grants...
Lady Bulldogs can't hold back Trojanettes (12/21/07)
The Collinwood Troja-nettes led by 2007 Class A Miss Basketball finalist and MTSU recruit Abbey Andrews invaded Corners-ville on Monday night and recorded their ninth straight victory of the season over the Cornersville Lady Bulldogs by a score of 71-51...
Cole leads Bulldogs to 56-55 victory (12/21/07)
For the second year in row, the Cornersville Bulldogs snatched a last-second victory from the Collinwood Trojans as Tyler Cole hit a running lay-up for a three-point play with just 46 seconds left that capped off a Bulldog come-back from seven points down with just over two minutes to play to win 56-55...
Close game gets away late as Rockets fall to McEwen, 73-56 (12/21/07)
The Forrest Rockets played a great three quarters against the McEwen Warriors Tuesday night in Chapel Hill before being outscored 24-8 in the final period and dropping to 3-9 on the season. Coming off a big win versus Cascade last week, the Rockets got off to a nice start in the contest as they led 9-4 on a Devin O'Brien three-pointer midway through the first quarter before McEwen took control and see sawed ahead 19-16 at the end of the quarter...
Christmas memories (12/21/07)
To the Editor: The Christmas season has triggered some memories of things that I remember from my childhood. When I was growing up Mr. Fisher hadn't met Mr. Price and toys were NOT us! The 10-cent stores (Kuhns, Shainberg, Loyds, Redford) might have some balls, bats, a few dolls, a yo-yo, possibly a jump-rope...
Thanks for your help (12/21/07)
To the editor: We would like to thank the following local businesses for their help with our Fall Festival: Dollar General Market, Food Lion, Kroger, Piggly Wiggly, Russell Vending, and Stan McNabb. Thanks to you our Festival was a huge success. We are so fortunate to live in a community that supports our children!!!!...
Thanks for your help (12/21/07)
To the editor: We would like to thank the following local businesses for their help with our Fall Festival: Dollar General Market, Food Lion, Kroger, Piggly Wiggly, Russell Vending, and Stan McNabb. Thanks to you our Festival was a huge success. We are so fortunate to live in a community that supports our children!!!!...
Free Christmas decorations from economic development (12/21/07)
A small South Central Tennessee town acquired Christmas decorations for its courthouse square, its major boulevard and nearby avenues at virtually no cost because of an inspired use of a federally funded economic development program. This 20-year-old story is worth re-telling now because it's the season, but also because here, there's the prospect of doing the same thing with the new business park on Mooresville Highway where a couple of on-going stories have revealed recurring efforts for more and better employment in Lewisburg.. ...