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Stories from Friday, April 4, 2008

Agencies here awarded $15K FEMA grant (04/04/08)
A $15,454 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant will help agencies in Marshall County to better feed and shelter the county's hungry and homeless. "For 25 years, Congress has funded FEMA's Emergency Food and Shelter program to help social service agencies in more than 2,500 cities and counties nationwide," U.S. Rep Bart Gordon said. "These funds are used to supplement food, shelter, rent, mortgage and utility assistance programs for people with non-disaster related emergencies."...
Accord reached on JECDB (04/04/08)
Agreement was reached Tuesday among members of a countywide board on how a contract between Marshall County and its four municipalities should be revised for economic and community development. Budgeting procedures were at the crux of the settlement, and that routine process bumped a bid for what was compared to a cost of living adjustment. An automatic adjustment for inflation was stopped by Commissioner Jimmy Stitt...
Lewisburg man charged in turkey poaching case (04/04/08)
On Wednesday, March 26, officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resour-ces Agency executed a search warrant for the house, premises and vehicles of Billy Joe Davidson of Lewisburg. This search was based on a report from a concerned citizen about turkeys being shot from a boat that was under power on the Duck River in Maury County...
Juveniles suspected in Genesco vandalism (04/04/08)
Three elementary school-age boys are the suspects in the Lewisburg Police investigation into vandalism at the old Genesco plant near Lewisdale Mobile Homes. Damage to the closed factory, that's visible from Franklin Road at the J.C. Leonard Bridge, was estimated at $35,000 to $40,000, according to City Police Detective Scott Braden...
Applicants seek to fill empty seats (04/04/08)
Three people have applied to succeed two men who resigned from elected office and left seats open on the Marshall County Commission and the Lewisburg City Council. Georgann Blackburn and Jimmy Wolaver of Cornersville want to succeed Sam Smith on the County Commission and Jeff Ellis is asking the City Council to appoint him to succeed Elvin White...
A big loser (04/04/08)
Cornersville man loses 100 pounds
Landfill rezoning request delayed (04/04/08)
A major step toward approval of a landfill near Cornersville has been delayed. Marshall County's land use zoning resolution says applications to rezone property for a landfill can't be filed until after county commissioners agree that the proposed landfill operator will meet state standards for operating a landfill...
Briefs (04/04/08)
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association has named Lauren March of MCHS to their Class AA all-state team, and Gaby Bussell of Forrest to their Class A team. A slow-pitch softball tournament will be held on Saturday, April 5, at the softball complex on Wilson Parkway in Fayetteville. Entry fee for teams is $175 and all proceeds benefit Junior's House Inc. Child Advocacy Center in Fayetteville. For more information call 931-438-3233 or 931-625-0139...
Lady Rockets light up Lady Cougars (04/04/08)
In an unusual twist, the Middle Tennessee Christian School Lady Cougars traveled to Forrest on Tuesday and were the home team. With their field unplayable, MTCS agreed to come to Chapel Hill for a scheduled doubleheader. The two teams played through mist, rain, falling temperatures, and one lengthy rain delay...
Elmore's late hit does in Raiders (04/04/08)
Tennis teams sweep MTC (04/04/08)
The Marshall County High School Tennis bounced back from their defeat at the hands of district rival Page last week to sweep Middle Tennessee Christian in a road match on Monday. In the boy's singles matches, Connor Kennedy defeated John Mankin, 8-3, Josh Lewis won, 8-4, over Ben Hall and Drew Huitt defeated Jacob Haley, 8-2. Drew Killian lost a tough 8-4 match versus Matt Coats, and MCHS had one forfeit for an overall 3-2 win...
Rockets cruise to 12-2 victory (04/04/08)
The Forrest Rockets (7-5) bounced back in a big way after their 11-0 loss to Lewisburg last week, pounding Eagleville, 12-2, in five innings at Chapel Hill Monday. Jacob Davis went 3-for-4 with a pair of homeruns and drove home five runs for the Rockets. Kristian Albarran also had a great night at the dish, going 2-for-3 with a three-run homer and an RBI double in the Rockets' 13-hit barrage...
Page snaps Tiger win streak (04/04/08)
When it rains it pours. The Marshall County Tigers had a chance to knock off District power Page at home Tuesday, but were drowned by a deluge of Patriot goals over the final 20 minutes of the contest en route to a 6-2 loss. Playing in a steady downpour for much of the game, the Tigers (4-2, 1-1 District) held a 2-1 lead midway through the second half. Page washed away MCHS' upset bid by erupting for five goals in a span of 16 minutes to break Marshall County's four-game winning streak...
Tigerettes outlast Hickman (04/04/08)
Junior right fielder Kwanza Pillow helped the Marshall County Tigerettes break a five-game winless streak Wednesday, driving in pinch-runner Whitney Byrd in the bottom of the 10th inning with a bloop single to lift MCHS to a 1-0 victory over the Hickman County Lady Bulldogs (3-8, 0-4 District)...
Edward C. "Buddy" Cromer (04/04/08)
Edward C. Cromer Mr. Edward C. "Buddy" Cromer, 79, of College Grove, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008. Mr. Cromer was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Dominion Bank in College Grove and was an active member of the College Grove United Methodist Church. ...
David Warren Griffin (04/04/08)
David Warren Griffin Mr. David Warren Griffin, 72, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, March 30, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Griffin was a native of Marshall County. He was employed for 25 years as a television technician with Dixie Radio and TV and retired after 17 years as an electronics technician with Teledyne. He was a member of the Westvue Church of Christ...