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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Three Star program raising the bar in '08 (01/02/08)
The state's Three Star program is raising the bar for the forthcoming year. That was the message delivered by Marshall County Mayor Joe Liggett at the December meeting of the Joint Economic Community Development Board. The board met at Southern Carton Company in Industrial Park...
Alleged burglar's apology not accepted (01/02/08)
Lewisburg Police have arrested a man who tried to apologize to the owner of a business he allegedly burglarized, but that apology wasn't accepted, the owner said late last week. Earl Dewayne King, 43, of 745 Lunn St., is named in four arrest warrants sworn out Friday by city police Detective Santiago Mcklean for burglary and thefts at West Side Market, 445 Cedar St., and Lewisburg Eye Clinic, 435 Cedar St...
Housing authority completes heating, cooling installations (01/02/08)
Lewisburg's Public Housing Authority recently completed installation of central heat and air conditioning systems for the homes it rents to 473 residents. Ronald Robinson, executive director of the housing authority, explained late last week that two more buildings might get new systems this year: the Carver Heights and George W. Turner community centers...
Residents fear loss of 'country atmosphere' (01/02/08)
The Lewisburg City Council appears ready to annex about 15 acres between Yell Road and Mechanico Trail, just across the city line south of South Ellington Parkway, where new homes could be built.
Briefs (01/02/08)
The Marshall County JECDB Executive Committee will meet at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 2209 Courthouse Annex. The Board of Commissioners of Marshall County will meet in special session at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, in Room 2204 of the Marshall County Courthouse Annex. The Town of Cornersville will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, at City Hall in Cornersville to amend its Urban Growth Boundary on the north side of the Lynnville Highway and the half parcels on the east side of Hwy. 31-A South. . . . . .
Goat festival booster honored by industry (01/02/08)
Pat Taylor met her "absolute best friend," her late husband John, in the '70s. They started dating in 1988 and married in 1991. Both had been raised in farm families that had moved to town and one of their mutual dreams was getting back to farm life. They bought land in northern Marshall County and started out with three goats that were given to them...
Jailhouse scholars (01/02/08)
A handful of Marshall County Jail inmates have grown tired of killing time and have begun turning pages in an effort to turn over a new leaf as they study for their General Educational Development certificate. "We had requests from several inmates about taking their GED test while in jail," County Jail Administrator Sam Bragg explains...
Alleged burglar's apology not accepted (01/02/08)
Lewisburg Police have arrested a man who tried to apologize to the owner of a business he allegedly burglarized, but that apology wasn't accepted, the owner said late last week. Earl Dewayne King, 43, of 745 Lunn St., is named in four arrest warrants sworn out Friday by city police Detective Santiago Mcklean for burglary and thefts at West Side Market, 445 Cedar St., and Lewisburg Eye Clinic, 435 Cedar St...
Tigerettes easily dispose of Goodpasture (01/02/08)
The Marshall County High School Tigerettes showed no signs of rust from the Christmas lay-off and they were not looking ahead towards the collision game against No. 1 Smyrna when they exploded out of the gate versus Goodpasture and never looked back, destroying the Lady Cougars 55-21 in a first-round game at the Bulldog Classic...
Smyrna slips past Tigerettes (01/02/08)
The Marshall County Tigerettes (13-2) had their 11-game winning streak snapped Friday night when they dropped a hard fought 47-43 decision to tournament host Smyrna in the semifinals of the Bulldog Christmas Classic. Touted as one of the top teams in Class AAA, Smyrna (10-0) held a 13-point lead late in the fourth quarter before staving off a furious Tigerette rally in the closing minutes of the contest to hold on for the four-point victory.
Win over Goodpasture gives MCHS 10 straight (01/02/08)
The Tigers sustained their red-hot momentum Thursday night in Smyrna at the Bulldog Classic, winning their 11th game in a row and blistering Goodpasture from the outside with 10 three-point baskets en route to an easy 78-62 victory. With the victory, the Tigers squared off in a semi-final match-up on Friday with a tough Moore County squad, led by senior guard Tyler Jean. The Raiders defeated host Smyrna on Thursday in another first round game to advance...
Tigers manhandle Moore Co., 65-53 (01/02/08)
The Marshall County Tigers (13-1) added another foe to their growing list of prey, as they defeated a strong Moore County Raider squad 65-53 Friday night at Smyrna High School in the semifinals of the Bulldog Christmas Classic to record their 12th-straight victory...
Fast start helps propel Lady Rockets over Dawgs (01/02/08)
All roads headed north and east for basketball fans in Marshall County who came out in huge numbers to dine on their once-a year-treat at the Eagleville Christmas Classic Friday night. The Forrest Lady Rockets and Cornersville Lady Bulldogs faced off, with the northern end of the county going home with bragging rights as Forrest won 44-25...
Rockets claim bragging rights (01/02/08)
For the second year in a row, bragging rights remain north of the Duck River as the Forrest Rockets used a big second half surge and 26 points from senior Nick Schnapp to defeat the Cornersville Bulldogs 66-50 in the final game of the Eagleville Christmas Classic on Friday night...
Tigerettes finish in third place (01/02/08)
After suffering just their second loss of the season in the semifinals of the Bulldog Christmas Classic, the Marshall County Tigerettes (14-2) quickly got back to their winning ways when they defeated the Cheatham County Lady Cubs 43-35 Saturday at Smyrna High School to claim third place in the tournament...
Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones (01/02/08)
Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones, 90, of Belfast died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Presbyterian Church.
Jimmie Drue Terrell, Jr. (01/02/08)
Jimmie Drue Terrell Jr. Mr. Jimmie Drue Terrell Jr., 43, of Brush Creek, died Sat., Dec. 29, 2007, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of St. Cloud, Fla., Mr. Terrell was a carpenter and cabinetmaker.
Paul Clymore (01/02/08)
Paul Clymore Mr. Paul "Wormy" Clymore, 75, of Lewisburg died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Clymore was a native of Maury County. He was formerly employed by Lewisburg Casting Company and retired from Inter City Products. He enjoyed fishing, baseball games, playing Rook and talking about his grandchildren.
Evelyn Lucille HIll (01/02/08)
Evelyn Lucille Hill Evelyn Lucille Hill, 83, formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Tenn. Mrs. Hill was a native of Maury County. She was a retired seamstress with Cathey Manufacturing Company and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ.
Porter Ree Jones (01/02/08)
Porter Ree Jones Porter Ree Jones, 80, of Lewisburg died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mr. Jones was a native of Johnson City. He was a retired laborer and member of the Baptist church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert M. and Lena Mae Britt Jones.
Paul Alan Hopkins (01/02/08)
Paul Alan Hopkins Mr. Paul Alan Hopkins, 57, of Lewisburg died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, in Columbia.
Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt (01/02/08)
Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt Mrs. Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt, 79, died Dec. 24, 2007. She is survived by her children, Dorothy Campbell-Haynes of Nashville and Rickey (Jasmine) Campbell of Lewisburg; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were Dec. 29 at Beech Creek M.B. Church with the Rev. Davie Tucker Jr., eulogist. Burial was Dec. 31 in Nashville National Veterans Cemetery...