[Nameplate] Fair ~ 78°F  
High: 77°F ~ Low: 51°F
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Stories from Friday, January 4, 2008

Family learns importance of giving (01/04/08)
Ardeth Bender of Lewisburg shares this news of her great-granddaughter, Lexys Bender. Lexys, 10, lives in Maitland, Fla., with her parents Bob and Sarah. She's the granddaughter of Roger Bender of Lewisburg. Lexys decided to forego any Christmas presents this year so she could give to someone less fortunate instead. Her mom contacted the Arnold Palmer House, which put them in touch with a family that has a 1-year-old girl with leukemia. They also have four little boys and a teenage girl...
Delinquency petition anticipated because of juvenile in custody (01/04/08)
FARMINGTON - A man is recovering from stab wounds suffered Saturday morning at his mobile home, where he'd been dancing with a girl from his neighbor's trailer, according to his mother. The mobile home park is located southwest of where Shelbyville Highway (State Route 64) intersects with Nashville Pike (U.S. 31-A)...
Stockyard fires could slow farm economy (01/04/08)
Two stockyards in Tennessee burned this week and officials say the fires will hurt their areas' farm economy. Other stockyards, however, may benefit because of the fires. "Whenever you lose a facility like that, you lose some of your competition," said Rick Skillington, director of the Marshall County Agricultural Extension Service. "When farmers carry their livestock to market, they like the competition."...
President Bush calling ... (01/04/08)
Lewisburg seaman gets Christmas Eve surprise
'Thank God I can buy water' (01/04/08)
This paper has run numerous stories in recent months about the continuing water crisis in our area, and rightly so. In Middle Tennessee we are suffering one of the worst droughts on record. When I was assigned to write about how people here are coping with the drought, I didn't have to go very far to find someone to interview...
Briefs (01/04/08)
Lewisburg Chapter No. 318, Order of the Eastern Star, wishes to thank Wal-Mart, Woodmen of the World, Dillahunty Masonic Lodge, Jerry Williams, First Commerce Bank, Lewisburg Market, United Methodist Church, and individuals too numerous to mention for their contributions to their Christmas for the Kids project. Nineteen children from 6 different families received clothing, toys and food on Christmas Eve...
Baseball signups slated (01/04/08)
Marshall County Little League baseball and softball signups will be held in Lewisburg and Chapel Hill on the following dates: Jan. 19th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lewisburg at the Little League Park Complex and Recreation Center and in Chapel Hill at the Old Gym at Forrest High School...
Johnson family continues Lewisburg sports legacy (01/04/08)
The Johnson family name is one of many in Lewisburg that is synonymous with the sports culture that continues to grow and flourish in this town. Go anywhere in the state and when people ask where you are from, the response "Lewisburg" immediately turns into a conversation about sports...
AARP Chapter elects officers (01/04/08)
Red Cross fund-raising concert (01/04/08)
Each time a fire truck goes out to fight a fire, the Marshall County Chapter of the American Red Cross responds, too, and gives aid to the displaced family until they can get their lives in order. The Red Cross also supports the firefighters, many of them volunteers, with drinks and meals. ...
Claude William Payne (01/04/08)
Claude William Payne Mr. Claude William Payne, 71, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at his home. Mr. Williams was a retired sales manager for Goodwill Industries and a deacon at Welcome Valley Baptist Church. His son, Arthur Payne, is the minister at Lakeview Baptist Church of Lewisburg...
Jean Thaxton Scott (01/04/08)
Jean Thaxton Scott Mrs. Jean Thaxton Scott, 90, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at Bedford County Medical Center. Mrs. Scott was a native of Coffee County. She was a retired educator and a member of the Fairlane Church of Christ. She taught at Lewisburg Middle School from 1959 to 1966...
Elbert Cashion (01/04/08)
Elbert Cashion Mr. Elbert "Ebb" Cashion, 90, of Petersburg, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Cashion was a native of Lincoln County. He was a carpenter and a farmer, an Army veteran, and a member of the American Legion and the Bledsoe "Po-Grab" Church of Christ...