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Stories from Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Contract might not a rubber stamp (04/23/08)
04-20-2007 - Marshall County commissioners shouldn't fear terms of a contract with Cedar Ridge Landfill next week when they deliberate three proposed resolutions on how to respond to a request for permission to expand the landfill, according to the county attorney's office...
Landfill showdown in court this morning (04/23/08)
04-18-2007 - Marshall County Chancellor J.B. Cox was scheduled this morning to consider arguments on a request from County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett for interpretation of a 1999 contract on Cedar Ridge Landfill because its operators want to expand. Terms of the contract show that if Marshall County does not grant the expansion request then the county would be in breach of the contract, according to County Attorney Lee Bowles who noted an 11-acre expansion was requested last month...
Landfill expansion requested forwarded to state regulators (04/23/08)
11-30-2007 - The regional panel supervising a state-required plan for disposal of garage and other solid waste has forwarded a request for expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill to sate environmental regulators. "This body needs to send it on to Nashville and TDEC (Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation) to go through the technical review," Marshall County Commissioner Joe B. Brandon said shorty after the vote on his motion...
Trash refused by Waste Management (04/23/08)
05-16-2007 - Waste Management Inc., the company that's received Marshall County household trash, closed convenience centers on Saturday because a company attorney concluded their contract was voided when the county mayor vetoed the landfill expansion...
Commission Oks landfill expansion (04/23/08)
04-24-2007 - LEWISBURG -- Cedar Ridge Landfill in Marshall County may eventually get to use an 11-acre section of its repository for solid waste because of an 11-7 vote Monday night by county commissioners here. The decision adds enough room for about eight years of trash deliveries, instead of about 2-1/2 years, according to officials with Waste Management Inc. who say they're pleased to be able to continue their "partnership" with the county...
Landfill cleanup campaign started (04/23/08)
09-29-06 - As Cedar Ridge Landfill officials await a decision from the state on whether they can monitor groundwater beyond their property line, Marshall County residents and leaders agree -- monitoring of the landfill itself has increased.
Landfill expansion discussed, odor remedy has temporary smell (04/23/08)
10-06-2006 - Waste Management Inc., the corporation that owns and operates Cedar Ridge Landfill on the west side of Lewisburg, has opened discussions with the state about expanding the landfill, according to Congressman Bart Gordon's office. "It's my understanding that Waste Management has spoken with the Tennessee Department of Conservation about potential expansion," said Jim Stubblefield, field representative for the 6th District congressman who has offices in Murfreesboro...
Quail Hollow Landfill seen as alternative (04/23/08)
04-22-2007 if Marshall forces closure of landfill at Lewisburg
Alternatives sought to water woes here (04/23/08)
Alternatives on how to avoid water shortages as feared during last summer's heat wave and the related drought are to be explored at Henry Horton State Park on Thursday when the Duck River Agency's Board of Directors convenes for its quarterly meeting...
Can't we all just get along? (04/23/08)
WMI invests in sweeper to keep trash levels down (04/23/08)
A $120,000 street sweeper purchased by Waste Management Inc. to maintain Mooresville Highway and the company's landfill at Cedar Ridge would be used at Cornersville if county commissioners authorize development of a replacement landfill. "In 2007, Waste Management made a significant investment in a cleaner community by purchasing a Tennant Street Sweeper, which was delivered in late January of this year," Terri Douglas, spokeswoman for the landfill company, reported. ...
Where does it stop? (04/23/08)
Landfill's impact on property values debated
Cornersville hosts annual FFA event (04/23/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer CORNERSVILLE -- Thirty-one tractors were driven, coaxed or hauled to Cornersville School by members of the Future Farmers of America on Thursday last week. It was all part of a lesson on their future in agriculture...
LMS greenhouse sale set to begin Monday (04/23/08)
Everyone has been dreaming over the winter about heading outside to dig in the dirt and plant some flowers and vegetables. The time has arrived to do just that, and the students at Lewisburg Middle School are ready to assist. For the past several weeks, the young men and women have nurtured baskets filled with flowers and ferns, and flats of plants that are now ready to put in the ground. ...
Briefs (04/23/08)
Abraham J. Wolfe of Lewisburg was elected senior senator of the Student Government Association at Austin Peay State University. Wolfe is a junior majoring in interdisciplinary studies. The Marshall County Extension Service will be holding a Master Meat Goat Producer certification in eight evening sessions during the month of May. The cost is $50 per individual and pre-registration is required. Participation is limited to the first 30 registered. For more information call 359-1929...
Bulldogs breeze past Hampshire (04/23/08)
Inclement weather proved to be no impediment for the Cornersville Bulldogs (10-6) Friday. Playing in a steady rain, the Bulldogs thumped an overmatched Hampshire squad 13-1 in five innings at home to complete the season sweep of the Hawks. Having defeated Hampshire, 14-0, just two days earlier, CHS head coach Brent Adcox used the opportunity to get his reserves some playing time. ...
Tigerettes stay atop district race (04/23/08)
The amazing turnaround is almost complete. Coming off of a season where they managed just two District 10AA wins, the Marshall County High School Tigerettes won their 10th District contest of 2008 with a nail-biting 2-1 victory over Spring Hill Friday to remain tied for first place with Page...
Tigers rally past Rockets (04/23/08)
Miracle victory or excruciating defeat. That depended on which team one's allegiance belonged to when the Marshall County Tigers defeated the Forrest Rockets 10-9 at home Thursday after rallying from a two-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning...
Four generations (04/23/08)
Poppy Day on the square (04/23/08)
Milton Lee Crafton (04/23/08)
Milton Lee Crafton Mr. Milton Lee Crafton, 87, of the Cross Keys Community of Williamson County, died Sunday, April 20, 2008, in Franklin. Mr. Crafton was a native of Williamson County and was a lifelong farmer, retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Bethesda United Methodist Church and loved his family and gospel singing...
John Alvis Bigham (04/23/08)
John Alvis Bigham Mr. John Alvis Bigham, 86, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, April 19, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Bigham was a native of Marshall County. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II and the Korean Conflict, and was retired from teaching at the vocational technical school in Shelbyville. Mr. Bigham was a member, and former elder, of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Martin Keith Gantt (04/23/08)
Martin Keith Gantt Martin Keith Gantt, 44, of Nashville, died Friday, April 18, 2008, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Mr. Gantt was a graduate of Marshall County High School. He was preceded in death by his father, Luther Martin Gantt of Lewisburg. He is survived by his mother, Sherod Gantt Reedus; wife, Tameka Gantt; daughter, Kedesia O. ...
Iva L. Sims (04/23/08)
Iva L. Sims Ms. Iva L. Sims, 95, of Lewisburg, died Friday, April 18, 2008, at NHC Oakwood. Ms. Sims was born in Cullman, Ala. She was a teacher and served as principal for many years in the Metro Davidson County school system. She served at the state level as president of the Tennessee Teachers Association. After retiring, she worked with children at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Ms. Sims was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Mary Marie Logue (04/23/08)
Mary Marie Logue Mrs. Mary Marie Logue, 70, of Lewisburg, died Friday, April 18, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Logue was a native of Lincoln County. She was retired as a Quality Control Inspector from Walker Die Casting and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Donna L. Metcalf (04/23/08)
Donna L. Metcalf Mrs. Donna L. Metcalf, 48, of Petersburg, died Friday, April 18, 2008, at Lincoln Medical Center, as the result of an automobile accident. Mrs. Metcalf was a native of Marshall County and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Brandy Hooten; son, Steven Cozart; and brother, Thomas Cozart...
Gerald Thomas Turner (04/23/08)
Gerald Thomas Turner Mr. Gerald Thomas Turner, 89, of Nashville, formerly of Lewisburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Turner was a veteran of World War II, and was retired from Vought Industries after 35 years. He was a charter member of Dalewood United Methodist Church, Weakley Fellowship Sunday School class...
Ronald Norris Johnson (04/23/08)
Ronald Norris Johnson Mr. Ronald Norris Johnson, 60, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Johnson was a native of Marshall County, and was a Steamfitter and Welder with Local 572. He was a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Church of Christ...