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Stories from Friday, March 21, 2008

CMS Lady Bulldogs win third straight (03/21/08)
The Cornersville Middle School Lady Bulldogs (3-3) extended their winning streak to three games Tuesday afternoon, March 18, by defeating the Harris Middle School Eaglettes 5-2 at home. Having defeated Harris 5-3 seven days earlier in Shelbyville, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the third inning before staving off a late rally attempt by the Eaglettes to hold on for the three-run victory...
Normandy water level rises more than a foot (03/21/08)
While just under an inch of rain fell at Normandy Reservoir last weekend, the level of the lake is up nearly a foot and a half compared to the same time last week. According to figures reported by the Tennessee Valley Authority's web site on Monday, the lake's elevation was 860.15 feet above sea level, with water flowing out of the lake at a rate of 42 cubic feet per second (cfs)...
Briefs (03/21/08)
The Town of Chapel Hill City offices will be closed Good Friday, March 21. They will re-open at 7:30 a.m., Monday, March 24. All Lewisburg City Offices will be closed Good Friday, March 21. The Friday garbage route will be picked up the following Tuesday...
Assault charges draw split sentence (03/21/08)
The Lewisburg man convicted in January on assault charges for his aggressive recovery of a stripper's dog from a courthouse square apartment was on Wednesday sentenced to split confinement for a total of five years. Sixty days in the Marshall County Jail and then five years of probation under house arrest in his mother's home is the sentence handed down by Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler for Jason Crabtree who still maintains that he's innocent...
Commissioners know public is against landfill (03/21/08)
Like their constituents, Marshall County commissioners are aware of the prospect of another landfill being developed in this area, the commission's chairwoman said Wednesday. "Do we think that one is coming? Yes," Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill said after members of the county budget committee concluded business in preparation for Monday night's meeting of the commission...
Reward offered for vandals (03/21/08)
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of vandalism at the old Genesco plant last weekend. Vandalism estimated at $35,000 to $40,000 behind the old factory is being investigated by Lewisburg Police who want the public's help to get information that may lead to the perpetrators...
Landfill controversy festers (03/21/08)
Opposition to even the prospect of a new landfill being located in Marshall County was evident Tuesday in the Courthouse Annex where there was standing room only during this month's meeting of the County Planning Commission. "Are we expecting an application for a landfill?" Planning Commission Chairman Matt Collins asked Don Nelson, the County's zoning administrator who replied, "It wouldn't surprise me. ...
How to build a band (03/21/08)
They turned the band room into a yard sale for two weekends. Students stood on the square and asked passing motorists for money. For months they've been raising funds, and now the Marshall County High School Band is finally going on a road trip! According to band director Elizabeth Gray, this will be the first trip of its kind for band members. To understand why these students have never experienced the type of activity that is routine for many bands, consider their recent history...
Gift given to Band of Blue (03/21/08)
Thomason leads Tigers to 13-12 comeback (03/21/08)
Aaron Thomason had the game of his life Tuesday, leading the Lewisburg Middle School Tigers to an exciting 13-12 comeback victory over the Forrest Middle School Rockets at the Jonathon D. Hollingsworth Babe Ruth Park in Lewisburg. Thomason was a one man wrecking crew, going 2-4 with a homerun and five RBI's and gaining the win on the mound, working four innings in relief of starter Brandon Bush...
LMS Tigerettes own first place (03/21/08)
The Lewisburg Middle School Tigerettes took a firm grasp on first place in the Big South Conference with two wins on Tuesday. The Tigerettes traveled to Chapel Hill for an early afternoon game versus the Lady Rockets and came away with a hard fought 7-2 victory behind a complete game performance on the hill by Kalie Hobbs, great defense by shortstop Austyn Whaley, and some timely hitting in the clutch...
Montgomery receives volunteer award (03/21/08)
Ryan Patrick Montgomery, 17, of Lewisburg has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was presented by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. ...
New Eagle Scout (03/21/08)
Church welcomes new minister (03/21/08)
The Church Street Church of Christ in Lewisburg welcomed its new pulpit minister this month. He is John B. Tracy, a 1971 graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville where he majored in speech. He graduated with honors. Over the years, John has spoken in several lecture programs; conducted revival meetings in seven states, and; participated in mission campaigns in four foreign countries. ...
Local company helps it's own (03/21/08)
Columbia State professor doesn't wave white flag (03/21/08)
Columbia State Associate Professor of Geography Aubrey Flagg will be walking in the National Kidney Foundation of Middle Tennessee Annual Kidney Walk at Maury County Park on April 27. Flagg has a personal interest in the Kidney Walk, in that two of his sisters and one of his nieces have already lost their lives to kidney related ailments. Flagg has also lost his only brother to kidney cancer, and currently suffers from Polycystic Kidney Disease himself...
Sincere parents thank you (03/21/08)
Since moving to Chapel Hill in June of 2007, we continue to find reasons why we are blessed to have found and moved to such a wonderful community. Tuesday was no exception. Our 9-year-old son, Hunt-er Oakes, became "missing" between the bus stop and our home. ...
Lewisburg Jewelry attends national buying show (03/21/08)
Reno, Nev. -- Sam and Janie Kirby from Lewisburg Jewelry and other top jewelers from around the nation attended the exclusive Spring 2008 Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) Buying Show in Reno, Nevada. The RJO Buying Show is held semi-annually and provides jewelers a chance to network with other top jewelers in the industry, check out the latest trends and purchase jewelry at pre-negotiated prices. ...
Life Line screenings in Lewisburg (03/21/08)
Residents living in and around Lewisburg can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke. The complete screening package now includes a new Heart Rhythm screening, checking for irregular heartbeat which is a major risk factor for stroke. Life Line Screening will be at the Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church Street, on April 3rd. Appointments will begin at 9:00 a.m...
St. Patrick's Day Chamber coffee (03/21/08)