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Stories from Friday, January 11, 2008

Cornersville nearing adoption of urban growth boundaries (01/11/08)
The most exciting moment of Cornersville's public hearing Tuesday night was the unexpected arrival of Don Nelson, the Marshall County government zoning administrator, just after the very short and sparsely-attended meeting had adjourned. Nelson announced that he was "trying to get better relations between Cornersville and Marshall County" and brought with him copies of the part of the Tennessee Code Annotated 6-58-106, which details the legal requirements for the urban growth boundaries of a municipality.. ...
Lewisburg City Council debates the merits of merit pay raises (01/11/08)
Discussion on merit pay raises continues to be a topic for Lewisburg City Council as members decided Tuesday they should have another full discussion on it during a session late this month. "What other job do you get a guaranteed 5 percent increase every year?" Councilwoman Quinn Brandon asked a day after council agreed to explore her suggestion on the afternoon of Jan. 23...
Water from Duck being diverted (01/11/08)
"Tullahoma, send us your sewage!" That's what a former engineer for the City of Shelbyville says people downstream on the Duck River should be saying. That's because Tullahoma is taking water from Normandy Reservoir and then pumping its treated waste water into the Elk River watershed instead of back into the Duck River watershed...
Bouncer convicted on burglary, assault charges (01/11/08)
A Marshall County jury convicted a Lewisburg man Wednesday on burglary and assault charges in connection with his aggressive attempt to recover an exotic dancer's pet puppy. Jason Wayne Crabtree, 29, of Old Columbia Road worked one night as a substitute bouncer at the Boobie Bungalow at Elkton in autumn 2006 when he responded to a call to retrieve Amy Nicole Chamblee's dog, Taebo...
Lewisburg's postmaster leaving after 21 years (01/11/08)
March 15, 1986. Has it really been that long? My goodness, time sure flies. The above date may not mean anything to most of you, but to me March 15, 1986, was the beginning of a new chapter in my life. It was my first day at the Lewisburg Post Office...
First Commerce passes $190M milestone (01/11/08)
First Commerce Bank reported Monday that as of Dec. 31 its assets now top $190 million. A bank's assets include cash on hand, bonds, loans and any physical structures it may own. "Pretty good for a small town," said an obviously excited Chairman and President/CEO Bill Marsh...
Quarrying definition rocks, rolls toward ok (01/11/08)
Even though rocks are as old as the ages, Lewisburg still doesn't have an official definition of quarrying. But city councilmen have a hymnal, so to speak, with some verses over which they're ready to say grace. The council unanimously voted Tuesday night to roll out their definition of rock quarry activities, but that was after a public hearing with a few questions on quarrying that may help hammer out a better ordinance...
Storm over stormwater (01/11/08)
Residents express concerns over quarries' runoff
Chapel Hill debates whether to order a beer (01/11/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- A decision on whether beer service will be permitted at restaurants in this north Marshall County town is anticipated on Monday night. "Let's get it over with," Alderman Bucko Bryant said Tuesday during a joint non-voting workshop session of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the town's Beer Board...
School Lunch Menus (01/11/08)
Marshall Elementary Monday - Breakfast - Honey bun, toast, fruit or juice. Lunch - Crunchy baked fish or chuck wagon, coleslaw, applesauce, white beans, hushpuppies, chocolate oatmeal cookie, low-fat milk. Tuesday - Breakfast - Cinnamon roll, toast, fruit or juice. Lunch - Vegetable beef soup or chicken noodle soup, celery/carrot sticks, mixed fruit, crackers, cheese toast, low-fat milk...
Briefs (01/11/08)
Anyone wanting to participate in the upcoming GED graduation ceremony is asked to contact the Marshall County Adult Learning Center at 359-7609 before Monday, Jan. 14. Documentation is required. The Marshall County Adult Learning Center will be conducting a free class on basic computer skills. Class size is limited to 10. Call 359-7609 for additional information and to register. Morning and evening classes are available...
Rockets get soild win over Cougars, back in district race (01/11/08)
The Forrest Rockets are a team that started the season slowly, but they are gaining momentum, winning five out of their last seven games with the latest coming on a solid 41-30 victory at Middle Tennessee Christian School Monday night. The Rockets are now 2-2 in District 9A, in third place behind Eagleville and Van Buren, both unblemished in district play. ...
Lady Rockets top MTCS, tighten hold on first place (01/11/08)
The fifth ranked Forrest Lady Rockets traveled to Murfreesboro Tuesday night to take on the Middle Tennessee Christian School Lady Cougars in a game that had huge implications for post season positioning and came away with a gut wrenching 50-46 victory to take hold of first place in District 9A...
Tigerettes trounce E. Hickman (01/11/08)
The Marshall County Tigerettes gave District 10-AA newcomer East Hickman a rough initiation Tuesday night, pounding the Lady Eagles 56-24 in Lewisburg. East Hickman (1-15, 1-5 District) kept the game somewhat competitive early on and trailed by only seven points midway through the second quarter. The Tigerettes completely dominated the next 12 minutes of play, however, outscoring the Lady Eagles 35-2 to open up a 40-point cushion early in the fourth quarter before coasting to a 32-point victory...
FMS notches first post-Garrison win (01/11/08)
When former Forrest Middle School Head basketball coach Todd Garrison left for a new job in Kentucky after the World Tournament in December, it was expected that the program might miss a beat in the New Year. Tell that to Moore County, who took a 34-18 pounding Tuesday at the hands of the Rockets...
Baseball, softball signups set (01/11/08)
Marshall County Little League baseball and softball signups will be held in Lewisburg and Chapel Hill on the following dates: Jan. 19 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...
Retired teachers hold Christmas luncheon (01/11/08)
The Marshall County Retired Teachers Association held a Christmas luncheon on Dec. 13 at the Church Street Church of Christ Annex. It was hosted by First Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Lewisburg. Special guests were FF&M Director Don Wright, advisory board member Elizabeth McDow, and FR&M Relationship Manager Barbara Capps...
Annie Lorene Braden (01/11/08)
Annie Lorene Braden Mrs. Annie Lorene Braden, 85, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Adams Place Healthcare in Murfreesboro. Mrs. Braden was a native of Maury County. She was retired from Genesco Corporation and a member of the Church of Christ...
Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr (01/11/08)
Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr Mrs. Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr, 44, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Hoffmeyer-Starr was a native of Detroit, Mich., and was a health care provider. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Prudence Rhoades Howard; and a son, Kyle Patrick Starr...