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Stories from Friday, February 22, 2008

Idell Dean (02/22/08)
Mrs. Idell "Pickle" Dean, 65, of Columbia, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, in Columbia, after an extended illness. Mrs. Dean was a native of Maury County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Doris and Elvia Mae Cates Stewart, and her husband, Johnnie Smith Dean...
Quarry opponets appealing permits (02/22/08)
Representatives of both sides of the dispute raging over the quarries near Chapel Hill were present at the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Tuesday evening. Andrew Hoover, attorney for "Marshall County Residents for Responsible Zoning LLC" said his clients were appealing any action of Marshall County that permits a quarry in a rural area. They maintain that the zoning should not have been changed and a special use permit should not have been given to Marshall County Stone...
'No more drive-thru restaurants!' (02/22/08)
The question to the members of Lori Beardsley's sixth-grade class at Oak Grove Elementary School is this: How many of them plan to stay in Lewisburg once they graduate high school or college? Here and there a few hands are tentatively raised. Outside, the temperature remains stubbornly below the freezing mark. A scattering of desultory snowflakes can be seen blowing in the wind, as if foreshadowing a cold, bleak future for the city...
What does the future hold for Lewisburg (02/22/08)
Asked what they would like to see in Lewisburg's future in the next 20-25 years, an informal group of Leadership Marshall participants took a philosophical approach. They expressed the hope that their government is prepared to implement smart growth policies and that area residents stand ready to act responsibly for the community's well-being...
Lady Rockets Three-peat! (02/22/08)
Lady Rockets! Clap ... clap ... clap ... clap ... clap Lady Rockets! Clap clap clap clap clap clap Lady Rockets! It will be a cheer that resonates for years to come in Chapel Hill and this particular Forrest team will be the mind vision to the sound...
How sweet it is! (02/22/08)
The Marshall County Tigerettes (25-4) captured their second straight District 10-AA tournament championship Monday night, Feb.19, defeating the Hickman County Lady Bulldogs, 48-28, in Lewisburg. Although Hickman County (10-19) came into Monday's title showdown riding a wave of momentum from their upset victory over top-seeded Lewis County, the Lady Bulldogs were simply overmatched against the Tigerettes. ...
Lorene Chaffin (02/22/08)
Mrs. Lorene Chaffin, 84, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Chaffin was a native of Jackson County. She was a housewife and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rosie Jones...
Misty Dawn Brown (02/22/08)
Ms. Misty Dawn Brown, 27, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at her residence. Ms. Brown was a native of Lafollette, Tn. She is survived by her father, James Brown of Knoxville; mother, Wanda Joyce Nelson Brown of Lewisburg; stepfather, Rev. Herman McElveen; three sons, Arthur Brown, Isaieh Carroll, and Shane Carroll; one daughter, Adrianna Lurks; two brothers, Shawn Nelson and Robert Carroll, Jr.; and two sisters, Celina Fairchild and Hope Carroll...
Stephen Shramo (02/22/08)
Mr. Stephen Shramo, 86, of Spring Place Road, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, in a Pulaski nursing home. Mr. Shramo served in the Army Air Corp in World War II and was a retired salesman with Columbus Mills. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Katherine Kontra Shramo; wife, Jean Mary Hutchinson; and sister, Connie Bolick...
Don B. Wilson (02/22/08)
Mr. Don B. Wilson, 87, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, in Columbia. Mr. Wilson was a native of Marshall County. He was a graduate of Forrest High School and attended MTSU until joining the renowned Flying Tigers Squadron. While with the Flying Tigers during World War II, he served in Burma, India and China. Mr. Wilson was a member of the Church of Christ and a life-long farmer...
Amos Cheatham Bond (02/22/08)
Mr. Amos Cheatham Bond, 86, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Bond was a native of Marshall County. He was a retired entrepreneur and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ and the Lewisburg Elks Club...
Larry Wayne Sutton (02/22/08)
Mr. Larry Wayne Sutton, 57, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Sutton was a native of Bedford County. He was self-employed in the trucking business and a member of the Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Lilly Vaughn Sutton; two daughters, Misty Dawn Phelps and Vanessa Sutton; two sisters, Minnie Evelyn Sutton and Frances Nejberger; and brother, Leon Sutton...
Bridgette Logue Parker (02/22/08)
Ms. Bridgette Logue Parker, 29, of the Wheel Community, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, in Clarksville. Ms. Parker was a native of Marshall County and was a sales clerk for Dillards. She was preceded in death by her mother, Beverly Blackwell Logue. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Bobby and Joanne Logue of Columbia; four sisters, Heather West and Donna Freeman of Wheel, Whitney Watts of Bloomfield, Mo., and Regina Gossett of Pollard, Ark.; brother, Waldo Emerson Cragar of Columbia; grandmother, Bonnie Pugh Blackwell and aunt, Janice Boswell, both of Wheel.. ...
Jack Lee Green (02/22/08)
Mr. Jack Lee Green, 53, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at Vanderbilt Hospital, following an automobile accident. Mr. Green was a native of Meridian, Miss. and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was the Pitney Bowes Supervisor in the mailroom at Nissan. "He was a great person and liked very much by all of his employees," said co-worker Rebekah Broome...
Arleen Poarch (02/22/08)
Mrs. Arleen Poarch, 76, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Poarch was a native of Marshall County. She was a nurse at Merehil and a member of the Baptist church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aurther and Sara Williams Hazlette; and husband, Morris Poarch...
Merlie DeFoe (02/22/08)
Mr. Merlie DeFoe, 89, of Lewisburg, formerly of Cornersville, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. DeFoe was a native of Lawrence County. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Lula Walls DeFoe; wife, Edna Earl Stephenson DeFoe; two daughters, Jane Flye and Diana McNeese; and three sons, James Clifton DeFoe, Frank DeFoe, and Paul DeFoe...
Horton Nathaniel Tucker (02/22/08)
Mr. Horton Nathaniel Tucker, 69, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home in Cornersville. Mr. Tucker was a native of Limestone County, Ala. He was retired from Inland Equipment and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Lula Tatum Tucker, and a brother, Billy Tucker...
Jane King Riner (02/22/08)
Mrs. Jane King Riner, 41, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008. Mrs. Riner was a native of Marshall County and was employed at the Country Diner in Chapel Hill. She attended the Holts Corner Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, David "Punkin" Smith...
Henry Edward Sanders (02/22/08)
Mr. Henry Edward Sanders, 86, of Bell Buckle, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at his residence after an extended illness. Mr. Sanders was a native of Bedford County. He served in the Army during World War II and saw action in Normandy and Central Europe. He retired as yard foreman for Shelbyville Lumber and was a life-long farmer. He was a member of North Fork Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Mandy Ovie Frances Thompson McCathern (02/22/08)
Mrs. Mandy Ovie Frances Thompson McCathern, 80, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at University Medical Center. Mrs. McCathern was a native of Granville, Tn. and was the eldest of 12 children. She was a retired dietary director and a member of the New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church...
Two-year budgeting: The time has come (02/22/08)
We hear a lot this year from the American people that they would like to change the way we do business in Washington, D.C. That means that Congress should focus on big issues, come up with good principled ideas, and debate those principles in a bipartisan setting...