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Stories from Friday, May 2, 2008

15 minute deliberation sends man back to prison (05/02/08)
A Marshall County jury deliberated about a quarter of an hour Monday before delivering guilty verdicts for a Lewisburg man who's scheduled to be sentenced June 4 on forgery charges. James Anthony Hill, 57, formerly of Finley Beech Road, was arrested by Lewisburg Police Detective Santiago McKlean for signing Roy Dillon's name on an Antioch construction company check made out for $650 in June 2006. ...
Commission OKs asphalt plant rezoning (05/02/08)
Marshall County commissioners may have voted Monday to rezone land for an asphalt plant at the Marshall County Stone quarry, but the business plan faces another hurdle. The county's Board of Zoning Appeals is to consider Wright Paving Co.'s request after another public hearing at 4:30 p.m. on May 20 in the County Courthouse Annex. Comments heard before the monthly commission meeting were from residents opposed to the plant and businessmen asking for approval...
WMI: 'We want to be good neighbors' (05/02/08)
The committee in charge of negotiating a contract with Waste Management Inc. held its fourth meeting on Thursday, April 24. Once again, the conference room in the Courthouse Annex was packed with spectators, many of them wearing green "Stop the Landfill" tee shirts...
First Baptist observes Day of Prayer (05/02/08)
As pastor of Lewisburg First Baptist Church, Dr. Thomas Dumser has grown accustomed to leading prayers in public. After 30 years in ministry it comes with the territory. Dumser is keenly aware, however, that many of those in his congregation -- as well as many people in general -- are distinctly uncomfortable when it comes to offering a public prayer...
Landfill comments: 110 against, 0 for (05/02/08)
With a Monday deadline looming for public comments on a landfill proposed at Cornersville, more than 110 letters have been received at County Mayor Joe Boyd Liggett's office. "Not one" endorses Waste Management's plan for 595 acres on the west side of Pulaski Highway between downtown Cornersville and The Tennessean Truck Stop, according to Linda Mulliniks, Liggett's administrative assistant...
Briefs (05/02/08)
The Marshall County Extension Service will hold a Master Meat Goat Producer certification in eight evening sessions during the month of May. Pre-registration is required. For information call 359-1929. 3 First Church of the Nazarene will host a revival at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, and at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 4. Reverend Bobby Wilkerson will be the speaker. Everyone is invited...
Bulldogs maul Moore County, 18-0 (05/02/08)
The Cornersville Bulldogs opened the District 11-A tournament in impressive fashion Tuesday, trouncing the Moore County Raiders, 18-0, in five innings at Columbia Academy. Although the Bulldogs had swept the season series against Moore County, Cornersville head coach Brent Adcox was pleased with how easily his team handled the Raiders. ...
Lady Rockets clinch District (05/02/08)
It could not have been sweeter. The Forrest Lady Rockets claimed another District 9A title Tuesday, hammering arch rival Cascade in Wartrace, 14-0. Forrest went downtown, via the long ball, banging out 14 hits, including out of the park home runs by Amanda Daughrity and Heather James...
Lady Bulldogs claim title (05/02/08)
The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs clinched their second straight District 11-A regular season title Tuesday night, defeating second-place Columbia Academy, 4-1, at home behind a stellar performance from senior starting pitcher Chrissy Worth. Having defeated CA, 4-2, eight days earlier, the Lady Bulldogs (19-8, 11-1 District) trailed, 1-0, through the first two innings of play. ...
Tigerettes beat up on Lady Bulldogs in district opener (05/02/08)
After suffering a nine inning 1-0 loss to Hickman County on the final day of the regular season in a game that cost them the outright regular season district title, the Marshall County High School Tigerettes, stormed back and blasted the Lady Bulldogs 8-0 in the District 10AA opener at Maurice Hambrick Field in Lewisburg on Thursday...
It's not your daddy's museum - Newseum celebrates 'history's first draft' (05/02/08)
WASHINGTON -- Visiting our nation's capitol city has been a time-honored school trip or summer vacation destination and now there's a new place to go -- the Newseum, a building dedicated to the history of gathering the news. While news history may seem like a contradiction in terms, the $450 million building -- within a couple of blocks from the subway stop named for the National Archives, is a showplace for the institutions exemplified by what you're holding in your hands as you read this and their empowerment by the First Amendment.. ...
Help available for teachers to get certified (05/02/08)
NASHVILLE -- Funds are available to assist Tennessee teachers who choose to pursue professional certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the Tennessee Department of Education announced. Eligible Tennessee teachers may receive $1,250 toward the National Board Certification fee and have until December 31 to apply for the subsidies...
Edward Wayne Griggs (05/02/08)
Edward Wayne Griggs Edward Wayne Griggs, 61, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Griggs was a native of Pulaski. He was an automobile mechanic and served in the Army in Vietnam. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Brown Griggs...
Wade Beyer (05/02/08)
Wade Beyer Mr. Wade Beyer, 44, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Mr. Beyer was a native of Butler County, Ohio. He moved to the Chapel Hill area 16 years ago and worked as an operations technician at General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing plant. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local # 1853...
Craig Moore, Jr. (05/02/08)
Craig Moore, Jr. Mr. Craig Moore, Jr., 80, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at NHC Merihil. Mr. Moore was a native of Marshall County and drove a school bus for 41 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Craig Moore, Sr. and Ida Moore; and wife, Margaret Moore...