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Stories from Wednesday, May 14, 2008

TennCare patient sold pain pills to drug dealers (05/14/08)
A Lewisburg woman has pleaded guilty to TennCare fraud and related drug charges saying she sold pain pills obtained from the government health insurance program to a couple of men who resold the drugs. In connection with her guilty plea last Wednesday, Lucy Marie Davis, 40, previously of College Street, agreed to an effective sentence of 4 1/2 years as negotiated by her court-appointed attorney, Lee Bowles, who asked Judge Robert Crigler to grant Davis alternate sentencing...
Shooting leaves man hospitalized (05/14/08)
A Lewisburg man was in stable condition at a Nashville hospital recovering from a gunshot wound suffered early Sunday. On Monday city police named a suspect wanted on an attempted murder charge. Gary Dejuan O'Neal, 27, of 1380 Monrow St., was shot through the chest with the bullet leaving an exit wound on his right side, according to Officer Larry Hazelwood, who was dispatched to Marshall Medical Center...
City urged to rezone properties (05/14/08)
New rules on quarries and reclassifying 18 properties from residential to commercial have been issues for the Lewisburg City Council this week as another vote on the former was anticipated last night when the latter became a new topic of concern. Last year, an excavation company was blasting at the city industrial park to loosen and reposition rock, sparking complaints from the nearby Walker Die Casting business and that led to recurring discussion, study, and code rewriting by the city's planning commissioners.. ...
Chapel Hill OKs beer service (05/14/08)
searching, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in this town has voted to allow beer service with restaurant meals. Mayor Carl Cooper on broke a tie vote Monday and so requests for such beer sale permits may be filed starting May 27. "I don't think it's any different from going to O'Charlie's and having a drink," said Alderman Horace Hill, who voted with Aldermen Billy Batte and Kris Holton...
'Recycle, recycle, recycle' (05/14/08)
ubdued at the meeting in the Cornersville High School gym last Thursday. It was to have been another public hearing to oppose the new landfill. Given that Waste Management Inc. had withdrawn its application for the landfill just hours before the meeting began, it might have become a victory party. Instead it turned into a discussion of where Marshall County goes from here...
County explores landfill options (05/14/08)
Marshall County officials last week continued to explore alternatives to a local landfill even before Waste Management withdrew its request for permission to develop a new landfill at Cornersville. The firm's landfill at Cedar Ridge has only a few years left before it is full...
Annual spectacle boasts pageantry, excitement (05/14/08)
NASHVILLE -- Saturday was a perfect day for racing in Nashville, sunny and warm with a pleasant breeze. More than 20,000 spectators flocked to Percy Warner Park to enjoy the spectacle of fine Thoroughbred horses galloping at top speed and jumping fences...
Forrest High School to hold baccalaureate (05/14/08)
Forrest High School will conduct its baccalaureate service honoring the Class of 2008 at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, in the school auditorium. Dara Gentry Stephens, Class of 1990, will deliver the inspirational message. Dara is the daughter of Jerry and Kay Gentry. ...
Briefs (05/14/08)
14 The Budget Committee of the Marshall County Emergency Communications District will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the Emergency Operations Center at 230 College St., Lewisburg. The Chapel Hill Youth Football League will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 14, at the Fire Hall. This meeting is open to the public...
Phifer signs to play baseball at Martin (05/14/08)
Sara Barnett signs with Bryan College (05/14/08)
Cornersville High School senior Sara Barnett signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Bryan College Thursday, May 8, at CHS. Bryan College head coach Jamy Bechler is excited about Barnett's athletic ability and believes she has the potential to be a stopper on the defensive end. "She's a good athlete and tough. I think she'll be someone that can defend and lock down another team's guards. She has the ability to run the floor, score in transition, and play full court defense."...
Stewmon's dreams come true (05/14/08)
When Ethan Stewmon signed on the dotted line Monday morning to attend Martin Methodist College in Pulaski on a soccer scholarship, it was the culmination of years of hard work and the realization of a dream that began in England when he was 5 years old, watching soccer games on television while his father Kent was stationed in the British Isles as a member of the U.S. Air Force...
Tigerettes claim Region tennis title (05/14/08)
"This is where you find out how strong you are from top to bottom," said Marshall County High School tennis coach Dickie Adkins before the Tigerettes captured the Region 6A/AA team title at Columbia Academy last week over the host Lady Bulldogs by a 4-2 score...
Dynamic doubles duo wins region title (05/14/08)
It was not a day for the faint of heart. A return trip to the state tournament was on the line Monday at Columbia Academy in the Region 6A/AA final for the dynamic doubles duo of Lyssa Wiles and Jenna Branaman, and as head coach Dickie Adkins put it after the game, "They played with the heart of champions."...
Lady Dawgs power past Collinswood in Region play (05/14/08)
It's not how you start, its how you finish. The Cornersville Lady Bulldogs (23-8) defeated the Collinwood Trojanettes, 8-1, at home in the first round of the Region 6-A tournament Monday thanks to a late offensive flurry. They now advance to the championship game against Summertown...
Lady Rockets advance (05/14/08)
It is one and done if you lose. You just have to get a win anyway you can to advance in the opening round of region play. The Forrest Lady Rockets (30-6) found a way to win Monday. They got some help from Houston County, who committed some key errors at crucial moments. Forrest took advantage, winning 7-1 to advance to the Region 5A final versus East Robertson tonight in Chapel Hill at 7 p.m...
Tigers lose 10th-inning heartbreaker (05/14/08)
Despite a brilliant pitching performance by staff ace Seth Lintz, the Marshall County Tigers (26-8) saw their season come to an end Monday night, as they suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in 10 innings to Franklin Road Academy in the first round of the Region 5-AA tournament...
CB&S donates (05/14/08)
Locks of Love (05/14/08)
Women's Club installs officers (05/14/08)
Matthew Vinton Morgan birth (05/14/08)
Danny and Jaime Morgan announce the birth of their son, Matthew Vinton. Matthew was born at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Vinton and Peggy Morgan of Mt. Gilead, Ohio, and Tony and Jeannette Matthews of Lewisburg. Great-grandparents are Mary Hughes of Cornersville and John and Ruth Hargrove of Lewisburg...
Weaver - Smith engagement (05/14/08)
Ricky and Stephanie Weaver of Lewisburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meredith Ann, to Jason Edward Smith, son of Mark and Katie Smith of Winchester. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Ann Weaver and the late Frank Weaver Jr. of Lewisburg and Barbara Layne of Lewisburg and the late Rabon Layne of Delina. She is the great-granddaughter of Mollie Layne of Fayetteville...
Houlton Doris James (05/14/08)
Houlton Doris James Mr. Houlton Doris "Hout" James, 83, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Lewisburg, died Sunday, May 11, 2008. Mr. James was a native of DeKalb County. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the Lawrence Grove Baptist Church in Thompson's Station...
Ruth Horton (05/14/08)
Ruth Horton Mrs. Ruth Horton, 80, of Lewisburg, died Friday, May 9, 2008, in Columbia. Mrs. Horton was a native of Lincoln County. She was a homemaker, but had been employed at Cosmolab and Parson's Pharmacy and also with Dr. John Leonard.
Nadean Jett (05/14/08)
Nadean Jett Mrs. Nadean Jett, 69, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, May 10, 2008, at her residence.
Andy Loyd Luna (05/14/08)
Andy Loyd Luna Mr. Andy Loyd "Pete" Luna, 55, of Lewisburg, died Friday, May 9, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Johnny Clifford Andrews (05/14/08)
Johnny Clifford Andrews Mr. Johnny Clifford Andrews, 60, of Lewisburg, died Friday, May 9, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Andrews was a native of Marshall County. He was formerly employed as a lumber inspector for Dalton Lumber Company, and was of the Christian faith.
Angelo Elvin Stinnett (05/14/08)
Angelo Elvin Stinnett Mr. Angelo Elvin Stinnett, 58, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, May 8, 2008, at his residence.