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Stories from Wednesday, February 6, 2008

City board revokes Nuform's tax waiver (02/06/08)
Lewisburg's Industrial Development Board has revoked a waiver of personal property tax liability for a business that's no longer employing people here. That business, Nuform Rolling Corp., was here to produce the metal trim for vehicle windshields, rear windows and other auto parts. It owes back taxes that could be up to $32,000 per year on manufacturing machinery valued at almost $2,520,000...
Chapel Hill student awarded $2.5K grant (02/06/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- Chapel Hill resident Devin Clevenger is one of 10 winners of a Del Monte Do Something Good for You! grant of $2,500. His winning presentation started as a community service project for school last fall. Clevenger, 17, got the idea to promote eating more vegetables to the elementary school children by dressing up as vegetables with four of his friends and dancing to "We Like to Party."...
Closed interviews violate Sunshine law-counsel (02/06/08)
It is a violation of state law to conduct private interviews of applicants who want to be hired as the executive director of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board in Marshall County, according to the general counsel for the Tennessee Press Association...
Briefs (02/06/08)
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. ...
'Country Girl' recalls her brush with fame (02/06/08)
"I have a way with all kinds of people," says Thelma Howard Hartley. Hartley, 76, says she's enjoyed every moment of her long and varied life. She was born on a farm about five miles west of Chapel Hill. Her family raised everything: hogs, cattle, chickens, and all kinds of crops. She remembers them selling 30 dozen eggs a week...
County eyes $1.2M for school computers (02/06/08)
Budgeting nearly $1.55 million for schools, with almost $1.2 million of that for computers and related equipment is being recommended by the Education Committee of the Marshall County Commission. The capital improvement proposal was recommended Monday night after a county commission workshop when Suzanne Ingram, the system's technology director, explained what would be purchased and why...
Ace Bayou fire 'fishy' (02/06/08)
'According to investigators ... there were multiple set fires.' -- Larry Williams Fire Chief City of Lewisburg
One brick at a time (02/06/08)
'This beautiful library is a testament to them. Thirty years ago, this kind of library was unknown here.' -- Bill Marsh First Commerce Bank
Dishing chili for the cause (02/06/08)
Nearly 100 people bought chili in Lewisburg Saturday and raised about $400 for the American Cancer Society's continuing effort to fund research on the disease that's killed millions of Americans. Annie Arsenault, proprietor of Annie's Restaurant on the Fayetteville Highway served as chief cook and hostess for the fund-raiser as a result of her new-found friendship with Carol Foreman, team captain for the event associated with the charity...
Board closes interviews (02/06/08)
Four mayors and a city manager in Marshall County have interviewed nine applicants for the job of executive director of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board, a state-mandated panel. However, the names of the applicants are being withheld and the interviews are being conducted in private, according to three public officials participating in the interviews conducted in the Marshall County Courthouse Annex...
Bulldogs come up short in homecoming sweep (02/06/08)
The Cornersville Bulldogs just could not sustain the momentum of the night as they suffered through a poor second half in falling to the Eagleville Eagles 67-58 on homecoming night. It was an emotional night for sure and the Dawgs pounced out of the cage to an early 8-0 lead on two consecutive put-backs by Garrett Stiles and baskets by Tyler Cole and Mr. Cornersville Basketball 2007-'08, Steven Nelms...
Lady Bulldogs ride wave of emotion (02/06/08)
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs beat Eagleville 72-67 in overtime, but had more on their minds then basketball Thursday night in Cornersville. They had the memory of their fallen classmate, Jamie Drenkhahn, on their minds and they honored her before the game, during the game, and after the game...
Little League softball signups (02/06/08)
Marshall County Little League Baseball and Softball Signups will be held in Lewisburg and Chapel Hill on the following dates: Feb. 9 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...
MCHS Homecoming (02/06/08)
Five generations (02/06/08)
Tommy Darrell Morton (02/06/08)
Tommy Darrell Morton Mr. Tommy Darrell Morton, 63, of Ashville, Ala., died Sunday February 3, 2008. Mr. Morton was a native of Marshall County. He was preceded in death by his father, J. B. Morton; stepfather, Leeburt Collins; and brother Douglas Morton...
Tom Trivitt (02/06/08)
Tom Trivitt Mr. Tom Trivitt, 76, of the Wheel Community in Bedford County, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, in Nashville, after a long illness. Mr. Trivitt was a native of Kansas City, Mo. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict, was retired from Faber Castell, and was a member of the Baptist Church...
William Claud London (02/06/08)
William Claud London Mr. William Claud London, 76, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. London was a native of Marshall County. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict. He was a retired inspector for International Comfort Products...
Betty Ruth Newcomb Randolph (02/06/08)
Betty Ruth Newcomb Randolph Mrs. Betty Ruth Newcomb Randolph, 70, of the Holts Corner Community, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at her residence after an extended illness. Mrs. Randolph was a native of Bedford County. She was a homemaker and served for 45 years as church pianist for the Holts Corner Baptist Church. She was retired from Genesco, Durango Boot Co. and CPS of Franklin...
Loise Sutton (02/06/08)
Louise Sutton Mrs. Louise Sutton, 82, of the Bedford Community of Bedford County, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, following an extended illness. Mrs. Sutton was a native of Bedford County. She was a nurses' aide at NHC Merihil for 13 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, George W. and Etta Blankenship Rogers; husband, James Alfred Sutton; daughter, Mary Judith Poteete; and brother, Hoyte Rogers...
Beatrice Dickens Williams (02/06/08)
Beatrice Dickens Williams Mrs. Beatrice Dickens Williams, 96, died on Thursday, Jan. 31. 2008. Mrs. Williams was a native of Bedford County, descended from families that were early settlers in the area. "Miss Bea's" teaching career started in a one-room school when she was still a teenager. ...
Helen M. Green (02/06/08)
Helen M. Green Mrs. Helen M. Green, 91, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Green was a native of Texas. She was a homemaker, retired from Faber Castell, and a cafeteria worker at Marshall County High School. She was a member of the FCE Club and First Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Jean L. Blalock (02/06/08)
Jean L. Blalock Mrs. Jean L. Blalock, 69, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, following an extended illness. Mrs. Blalock was a native of Marshall County. She was a retired customer service representative for Sanford Corporation with over 20 years of service. She was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Dorothy Chilton Whitehead (02/06/08)
Dorothy Chilton Whitehead Mrs. Dorothy Chilton Whitehead, 85, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Whitehead was a native of Marshall County, a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmett and Mamie Brewer Chilton; husband, Odie Whitehead, Sr.; sister, Kaaren Shirley; and son, Ronnie Whitehead...
Thomas Henry Phillips (02/06/08)
Thomas Henry Phillips Mr. Thomas Henry "Buddy" Phillips, 78, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Phillips was a native of Giles County. He was retired from the Marshall County Highway Department and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Charles Owen McClaran (02/06/08)
Abigail Iris Mathis (02/06/08)
Austin Woodhams Phillips (02/06/08)
Engagement Phillips - Hobbs (02/06/08)
Barbara Powell of Lawrenceburg announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Chastity Danielle Phillips, to Matthew Ryan Hobbs, son of Harry Dean and Dorinda Hobbs of Lynnville. Chastity is also the daughter of the late Rex Phillips...