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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Stories from Friday, March 7, 2008

Man here is sentenced to 18-years (03/07/08)
A confessed burglar, who hoped pouring beer into a liquor store security camera's computer keyboard would erase his image recorded during the crime, pleaded guilty to that and other crimes this week in circuit court here. District Attorney Chuck Crawford on Wednesday summarized the Dec. 18 offenses by Earl Dewayne King, 43, for Judge Robert Crigler, who accepted King's guilty pleas in accordance with an agreement negotiated by Assistant Public Defender Michael Collins...
Council to reconsider police board bylaws (03/07/08)
A revised set of bylaws for Lewisburg's Police Advisory Board has been drafted by the city manager for the City Council's consideration Tuesday night. What City Manager Eddie Fuller has prepared stems from discussion among councilmen and the mayor after a special called meeting on the afternoon of Feb. 26...
City asked to consider buying Murray Farm (03/07/08)
Lewisburg's City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to continue discussions about the purchase of the old Murray horse farm that adjoins Rock Creek Park. Marshall County-based Realtor Jim Rickman of David Jent Realty and Auction approached City Manager Eddie Fuller about a week ago to discuss the 48 acres owned by Roger Ritch, according to Fuller and Rickman...
Planning under way for 2008 golf classic (03/07/08)
"Big Hands Helping Little Hands" is their slogan and the steering committee is already hard at work planning the 10th Annual Helping Hands Golf Classic. The tournament has become a springtime must-play date for local and regional golfers. Thursday, May 15, at Lewisburg's Saddle Creek Golf Club is the time and place for this year's event...
'It feels so right!' (03/07/08)
Dr. Janet Smith, the new president of Columbia State Community College, visited the Lewisburg campus last week for the first time since being confirmed to the post earlier this year. But in a very real sense, she was really coming back to her roots...
White resigns from council (03/07/08)
Lewisburg City Councilman Elvin White has submitted a letter of resignation and applications for the open seat are to be accepted starting next week. "After some thoughtful consideration and for personal reasons, this letter comes to offer my resignation as city council member from the 3rd Ward," White said in his letter dated Monday. "I leave my office with no regrets and with great admiration for my beloved hometown, Lewisburg."...
Drug sweep here nets 25 (03/07/08)
A roundup of alleged drug offenders has resulted in the arrests of 25 people in Marshall County. More arrests are expected. Included in the roundup is a former candidate for Lewisburg City Council, Roy Rowe, who was photographed in the booking room wearing his campaign T-shirt...
Rocket Band of Blue 'Superior' (03/07/08)
The Forrest Junior/Senior High School Band traveled to MTSU on Monday, March 3, to participate in the "Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association" concert festival at the Wright music building on campus. As a warm-up, the band performed "Balladair," by Frank Erickson. As their graded piece, the band performed "Rhythm of the Winds," also by Frank Erickson...
Briefs (03/07/08)
Victoria Wolaver, daughter of Murrey and Tammy Wolaver of Lynnville, has been awarded a Leader-in-Residence scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 2008-'09 academic year. Howard Cobbs with Keep Tennessee Beautiful will speak at 1 p.m., Friday, March 7, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex. The meeting will kick off this spring's Gussie Up Marshall County Days. For more information call Linda Mulliniks at 359-1279...
Clarkrange vs. Jackson County in Class A Final (03/07/08)
The Clarkrange Lady Buffaloes and Jackson County Lady Blue Devils will meet in the Class A final Saturday after Clarkrange pulled out a 65-64 overtime victory over Bradford. Clarkrange trailed for most of the contest before outscoring Bradford 21-14 in the fourth period...
Restaurant to open (03/07/08)
Poker run benefits Jr.'s House (03/07/08)
An October article on Junior's House Child Advocacy Center in the Marshall County Tribune has generated a big response from the community. Chapter 37 of the Booze Fighters Motorcycle Club read the article and decided to give Junior's House $1,000 of the proceeds from their 2nd Annual Charity Poker Run which had taken place in September, hosted in cooperation with Leonard's Outer Limits...
Delta Kappa Gamma (03/07/08)
Geraldine Ketchum Wright (03/07/08)
Geraldine Ketchum Wright Geraldine Ketchum Wright, 64, of the Holts Corner Community, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, after an extended illness. Mrs. Wright was a native of Murfreesboro. She was retired from Williamson County Medical Center and was a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill...
Effie Doris Finley (03/07/08)
Effie Doris Finley Mrs. Effie Doris Finley, 78, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Finley was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clenard and Maggie Beard London...
Johnny Mai Pigg (03/07/08)
Johnny Mai Pigg Johnny Mai Pigg, 86, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Annie Mai and John Walker of Giles County; and her husband, Leonard Pigg. She is survived by four sons, Joe Lynn Pigg of Cornersville, Leonard Pigg, Jr. ...
Danny Underwood (03/07/08)
Danny Underwood Mr. Danny Underwood, 30, of Unionville, died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Bedford County Medical Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Underwood was a native of Bedford County and was employed as a welder at Holt Specialty Equipment in Eagleville...
Lois B. Telford (03/07/08)
Lois B. Telford Mrs. Lois B. Telford, 77, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Telford was born in Lewisburg and lived here until 1967, when she moved to Yuma, Ariz., with her three children. She was a member of the Arizona Business Women's Association and the American Society of Interior Designers...