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Stories from Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Lewisburg lands recycling grant (01/23/08)
Lewisburg has been approved to receive a $25,000 grant to assist with the purchase of carts for its planned recycling program scheduled to begin trial operations in late March or early April. The city will match the grant with an additional $10,700, according to City Manager Eddie Fuller. The money will be used to purchase carts for residents to place their recycling materials in and for a cart tipper to be placed on the city's solid waste trucks that will pick up the carts...
Rubber check prompts policy change (01/23/08)
Marshall County sold one of its old ambulances last year to a North Carolina man who's now in jail here awaiting grand jury action on charges of theft, fraud and passing a worthless check. Grand jurors meet today. While bounced checks are nothing new in Marshall County, this case has had a larger effect. It prompted a change in county officials' policy on what they will accept from people who are buying surplus property over the Internet...
Teachers to get $750 pay raise (01/23/08)
Marshall County teachers and school administrators will be getting more pay and better benefits following a vote by the board of education. "We gave a $750 across the board raise to all professional employees because they had not had a raise in several years from the local," said Nancy Aldridge, interim director of schools here. "They had a raise from the state portion."...
Waste Management hits a home run (01/23/08)
Meet Ivan, crimefighter (01/23/08)
CORNERSVILLE -- As chief of police of this bucolic Marshall County community, Todd Bone has grown accustomed to people making snide comparisons with Sheriff Andy Taylor and his hapless deputy, Barney Fife. "The Mayberry thing still comes up from time to time," shrugs Bone, whose close-cropped hair, polished jump boots and erect posture give him a decidedly military bearing. "It used to bother me. It doesn't anymore."...
'School Board Appreciation Week' (01/23/08)
Briefs (01/23/08)
The Marshall County Adult Learning Center will conduct 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. The Care Kitchen of Marshall County will serve a free hot meal from 6 to 7 p.m. ...
Lady Rockets go eight straight (01/23/08)
The Forrest Lady Rockets stretched their winning steak to eight games with a 45-32 district win over Eagleville in Chapel Hill Friday night, despite one of their more lackluster performances of the season. "On a scale of one to 10, I would say it was a five," said Forrest head coach Robby Reasonover. "It was a good job defensively by Eagleville. We had enough to pull away and win, but obviously we would like to play better than we did tonight."...
Bobby Hurt honored for 'pure joy of sport' (01/23/08)
Bobby Hurt is a true Tennessee Volunteer, as evidenced by the orange and white worn on a daily basis to support his favorite gridiron team. Even more telling is the 30 years he has spent devoting his time to youth sports in Marshall County, most notably his accomplishments in helping to mold and shape the Marshall County Little League...
Rockets fall to Eagleville (01/23/08)
Eagleville and Forrest have played two close games this year, but the Rockets have come out on the short end each time, losing by two points, 46-44, at Eagleville and at home on Friday, 62-55, after leading most of the contest. Khameron Lillard sparked an 18-10 Eagleville comeback in the fourth quarter as the Eagles took a firm grip on second place in District 9A with a 6-1 record. ...
African missionary seeks assistance with ministry (01/23/08)
Dr. Larry Thomas met Wachira Ngamau at a Bible camp in Knoxville. Since then their friendship has grown and the Thomas family has made several trips to Africa. Now it is their turn to play host to Ngamau, his American wife Glenda, and their three children...
4-H cookbooks on sale (01/23/08)
The Marshall County 4-H Clubs are selling cookbooks to help raise money. The cookbooks are full of 4-H'ers own favorite recipes, some 500 in all, along with a few family secrets. Anyone interested in purchasing a Marshall County 4-H Cookbook, please come by the office at 230 College St., or call the office at 359-1929...
Hazel Sudberry Yarborough (01/23/08)
Hazel Sudberry Yarborough Mrs. Hazel Sudberry Yarborough, 86, formerly of the Rover Community, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Yarborough was retired from Durango Boot Company. She was a homemaker and a member of Rover Baptist Church...
Ruth Louise Green (01/23/08)
Ruth Louise Green Mrs. Ruth Louise Green, 89, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at NHC Merihill. Mrs. Green was a 1936 graduate of Alcorn County Agriculture High School in Kassuth, Miss., and was retired from Heil Quaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Barbara Benton Peer (01/23/08)
Barbara Benton Peer Mrs. Barbara Benton Peer, 74, of Brentwood, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Baptist Hospital, Nashville. Mrs. Peer was a native of Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claire and Mabel Brown Benton...
James Sherman Walker (01/23/08)
James Sherman Walker Mr. James Sherman Walker, 61, of Okeechobee, Fla., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Raulerson Hospital, Okeechobee. Mr. Walker was a native of Lewisburg who moved to Florida in 1964. He was a salesman, of the Baptist faith, and is remembered for his love of family and enjoyment of fishing and UT football...
Roy Clayton Edde (01/23/08)
Roy Clayton Edde Mr. Roy Clayton Edde, 83, of Verona, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Edde was a native of Moore County. He served in the Army in Europe during World War II, and was retired as a supervisor from Faber-Castell. He was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ...
Louise Dennison McCord (01/23/08)
Louise Dennison McCord Mrs. Louise Dennison McCord, 77, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. McCord was a native of Marshall County. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Lee and Maysel Gilliam McCord; husband, Merrell F. McCord, Jr.; and one grandchild...
Mary Frances Davis (01/23/08)
Mary Frances Davis Mrs. Mary Frances Davis, 68, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Davis was a native of Giles County. She owned and operated Davis Boarding Home for 35 years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Judith Carol Brock (01/23/08)
Judith Carol Brock Mrs. Judith Carol "Judy" Brock, 68, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Brock was a native of Odessa, Texas. She was a housewife and a member of East Commerce Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Nettie Laverne Sliger Young...
Ralph Edward Minor (01/23/08)
Ralph Edward Minor Mr. Ralph Edward Minor, 81, of Brenham, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, in Atoka, Okla. Mr. Minor was a native of Brenham, and was retired from Ford Motor Co., where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local No. 862 and was of the Pentecostal faith...