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Stories from Friday, March 28, 2008

We love Dr. Seuss (03/28/08)
Top, the kindergartners of Westhills Elementary School recently celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday by eating green eggs and ham. The boys and girls gave what they felt was the secret to green eggs: pickle juice, green leaves, green apples, green frogs, and green grapes were among the most commonly mentioned secrets. ...
JECDB conflict turns on mandate (03/28/08)
'No participating government may choose not to fund the board's budget for less than the Maintenance of Effort Budget.' -- Inter-local agreement
Lewisburg drafting preservation standards (03/28/08)
'I don't want to run anybody off, but we don't have people knocking on the door to develop on the square.' -- Robin Minor Lewisburg City Council
Daisies recycle (03/28/08)
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1657 made a trip to the Recycling Center. We have completed all of our Daisy Petals to finish the year off with a recycling plan. Incorporated in the Girl Scout activities, recycling awareness begins with 5- and 6-year-olds and contributes to local efforts to minimize our landfill. Melissa Powell and Liz Bensinger are the troop leaders.
City votes to buy pasture for $500K (03/28/08)
Lewisburg's city council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to buy the old Murray horse farm pasture for $525,000. With recently resigned Councilman Elvin White's seat empty, Mayor Bob Phillips broke the 2-2 tie after answering Councilwoman Quinn Brandon's question about the 48 acres between Rock Creek Park and the city water plants...
City eyes $2 pass for goat festival (03/28/08)
Lewisburg officials are thinking about charging $2 for an all-day pass at this year's Goats, Music and More Festival, although the idea didn't get far enough for a vote during the City Council meeting on Tuesday. The proposed fee for anyone over age 10 would offset city costs for the festival in October, according to discussion raised by Mayor Bob Phillips because it had been one of several topics scheduled for the special called session...
Promotion helps trooper realize a lifelong dream (03/28/08)
It's not every day you get to glad-hand the commander of the Tennessee Highway Patrol while he sings your praises to everyone within earshot, so if Tommy Spivy is still savoring the moment that's understandable. After 30 years of service to your fellow man, you've earned a public "well done."...
Second Harvest (03/28/08)
While it may not be on a par with the fishes and loaves, a miracle of sorts took place in Lewisburg this week. In December the members of First United Methodist Church launched "Care Kitchen," serving a free hot meal every Thursday night to anyone who cares to show up. At that time, Pastor Leland Carden and his volunteers announced that their next move would be to bring the Second Harvest Mobile Pantry program to Marshall County...
Briefs (03/28/08)
The Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski is awarding two new scholarships to fund tuition, books and supplies during the summer trimester. They are also awarding three $500 Access and Diversity scholarships. Applications will be accepted until April 11, 2008. For more information, call Mattie Bledsoe, Coordinator of Financial Aid, at 931-424-4014...
Tiger tennis season opens (03/28/08)
Some memories last forever, etched in the part of the brain connected to the heart. Who could ever forget that moment in time in Murfreesboro last year when Tori Richardson kept her championship promise to MCHS tennis coach Dickie Adkins, teaming up with Lyssa Wiles in displaying the courage, tenacity and talent to capture the school's first-ever state championship doubles title...
CMS Lady Bulldogs out slug Lady Tigers (03/28/08)
By Louis G. Scheuchenzuber Staff Writer Having pounded Whitthorne 11-0 in the opening game, the CMS Lady Bulldogs (6-3) completed the sweep of the doubleheader against the Lady Tigers by claiming a 19-8 victory in three innings to extend their winning streak to six games after opening the season 0-3...
CMS Bulldogs top Liberty (03/28/08)
The Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs (4-3) moved north of the .500 mark Tuesday afternoon, March 25, when they defeated the Liberty Patriots 6-3 at home. Cornersville held a tenuous 3-2 lead heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, but pushed across three runs over the next two frames to open up a 6-2 advantage en route to their second straight victory...
'We wanted to show the who we were' (03/28/08)
By Anthony S. Puca Staff Writer "It was a big win," said junior catcher Brianda Elmore. "We knew we were going to be tired coming back from Florida, and they were going to test us. We wanted to come out today and show them who we were." Show them they did...
Jewell Nix Wade Rives (03/28/08)
Jewell Nix Wade Rives Mrs. Jewell Nix Wade Rives, 91, of Tullahoma, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Rives was a native of the Blue Creek Community of Giles County. She was retired from Genesco and was a homemaker.
Marjorie Gibbs (03/28/08)
Marjorie Gibbs Mrs. Marjorie Gibbs, 62, of Corinth, Miss., died Wednesday, March 26, 2008.
Katie Sue Mealer (03/28/08)
Katie Sue Mealer Mrs. Katie Sue Mealer, 76, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg.
Tigerettes exemplify teamwork (03/28/08)
To the Editor: A team can be defined as a group of players who play hard, with determination, who sacrifice, and who persevere to the end. A team player is one who is willing to recognize that there is no I in team and that TEAM equals Teamwork, Effort, Attitude and Motivation. The Marshall County Tigerettes exemplify what a team and a team player should be...
A bucket of warm what? (03/28/08)
Most folks around here have seen 'Song of the South,' so they know about tar-babies.
Examples speak louder than words (03/28/08)
By following their lead or example, it always assured me of getting the job done correctly or at least close to what they had in mind.