[Nameplate] Fair ~ 25°F  
High: 52°F ~ Low: 50°F
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Cook wins MCEA Bee (02/20/08)
The Marshall County Education Association Spelling Bee was held Monday, Feb. 11, with more than 50 of the county's best spellers taking the stage, each vying for top honors. During the evening the young men and women were faced with words that even adults have trouble spelling, such as pumpernickel, obsequious, bureaucracy and ceremoniously...
Teachers' lawsuit headed for trial (02/20/08)
Marshall County's school board was ordered last week to stop negotiating with its Teacher Advisory Council, according to the education association's lawyer. However, the board's attorney contends they weren't negotiating. That's the latest in a Chancery Court case filed May 21 by the Marshall County Education Association against the school board alleging bad faith in teacher contract negotiations. ...
Bad Title, Good Music, Wonderful Show (02/20/08)
That name. The opening night curtain has not yet gone up on the Dixie Theatre's spring production and already it's got Marshall County residents talking and scratching their heads. For weeks now passers-by and motorists on the square have wondered if maybe a word might have been misspelled or if perhaps a letter or two had been left off the theater marquee. Could they really be putting on a play called Urinetown? Here? In Lewisburg?...
Jury: Beating not attempted murder (02/20/08)
Attempted first-degree murder was alleged, but attempted voluntary manslaughter was the verdict Friday evening from a Marshall County jury in the case of a man who kicked and stomped his father's girlfriend so badly that she had to have a hip replacement...
Culleoka holds off determined Bulldogs (02/20/08)
The Cornersville Bulldogs saw their upset bid of regular season co-champion Culleoka come up just short Friday in the semifinals of the District 11-A tournament, as they dropped a 54-49 decision to the Warriors. Although they had earned the third seed in the tournament, the Bulldogs (13-14) came into Friday's contest as heavy underdogs since Culleoka (23-5) was playing on their home court and had beaten Cornersville by 35 points just two weeks earlier. ...
Raiders upset top-seeded Tigers, 69-65 (02/20/08)
Sometimes the best-laid plans do not go as they should. The battle for the District 10AA championship was supposed to be the rubber stamp match between the Marshall County Tigers and the Giles County Bobcats. Instead, the Spring Hill Raiders (10-15) played spoilers and will play for the championship Tuesday night. ...