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Stories from Friday, May 30, 2008

Children's panel to hold state of the child meeting (05/30/08)
ns to a child if they are abused or neglected? Do you know where your county stands in child well being? Do you know what services are available to families in your community? The Tennessee Commis-sion on Children and Youth along with The Center for Family Development will be facilitating informal town hall meetings to address the needs of children. The Marshall County meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 5, in the Conference Room at City Hall, 131 East Church St., Lewisburg...
Mortgage service extended (05/30/08)
Shelton named to City Council (05/30/08)
pointed a new councilwoman. Betsy Carothers Shelton of Fourth Avenue was named to succeed former Councilman Ronald Robinson, who served only 28 days after his appointment to succeed Elvin White. Federal rules prevented Robinson from being a councilman while working as the executive director of Lewisburg's Housing Authority...
Group hopes to breathe new life into square (05/30/08)
Revitalization of downtown Lewisburg is the goal of a program toward organization of a Downtown Alliance for property owners, their businesses, tenants, residents and people who want better looking city blocks around Marshall County's Courthouse. A pep talk at City Hall to jump start the Alliance this week included some good-natured kidding of Mayor Bob Phillips' empty lot on Commerce Street. ...
Beauty and the beast (05/30/08)
Even the children at Rainbow Kids Preschool are getting involved in the Relay for Life. This is their third year to raise funds and participate. Ellie Jackson, now 8, was a Rainbow Kid and is also a cancer survivor. Director Valerie Anderson has survived both leukemia and breast cancer...
Harris resigns Commission seat (05/30/08)
A second Marshall County commissioner has resigned this year, citing work and family obligations that make it "impossible" to continue to serve in elected office. The resignation of Jennifer Harris was announced Tuesday by Commission Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill near the end of the Commission's monthly meeting...
A Manhattan Project for energy (05/30/08)
In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Kenneth McKellar, the Tennessean who chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, to hide two billion dollars in the appropriations bill for a secret project to win World War II. Sen. McKellar replied, "Mr. President, just where in Tennessee do you want me to hide it?"...
Memphis police nab John John Tears (05/30/08)
Memphis Police have captured a Lewisburg man wanted here on an attempted murder charge from a May 11 shooting at a nightclub. Jonathan Doran "John John" Tears, 29, of Seventh Avenue North was brought back to Lewisburg Tuesday afternoon to face a charge filed by city police in connection with the shooting of Gary Dejuan O'Neal, 27, of Monroe Street at the Soul Train Bar and Grille, according to Police Chief Chuck Forbis...
Ribbon-cutting ceremony (05/30/08)
Moms on a mission (05/30/08)
Chief Warrant Officer Eric Maricelli presents an American flag that was flown at the Al Asad Air Base, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq, to Barb Blackmore of Marshall County Moms on a Mission. The certificate that accompanied the flag reads "In recognition and gratitude from the Marines of Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 Airfield Operations Company for your support and contributions to our welfare and morale during combat operations. ...
Man facing added charges in rape case (05/30/08)
A Marshall County grand jury has issued three indictments against a man indicted last winter on one rape charge. He is now named in three indictments alleging sex offenses against the same girl, who is under the age 13. Meanwhile, another county man has been indicted in two harassment cases, one alleging that it's a second offense. That situation, according to Circuit Court Clerk Elinor Brandon Foster, could change the charge to a felony from a misdemeanor...
Learning center opens (05/30/08)
The Chapel Hill Christian Learning Center opened for business at 206 Depot Street on Monday, March 10. The next day, they hosted a Chamber of Commerce coffee, during which there was a ceremonial ribbon cutting by director Stephanie Huff, assisted by some of the children...
Mason Accepted at Vanderbilt (05/30/08)
Kristein Yvonne Mason has been accepted by Vanderbilt University. The selection process for the fall of 2008 freshman class was the most competitive in Vanderbilt's history. Kristein is graduating from Marshall County High School as valedictorian. In addition to numerous academic awards, she has earned scholarship awards from Vanderbilt, the Marshall County NAACP, the Altruist Club, and Marshall Medical Center Volunteers. She plans to become an anesthesiologist...
CHES announces top readers (05/30/08)
Got spooks? Call G.H.O.S.T. hunters (05/30/08)
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." -- William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act One, Scene V According to The Lawrence County Advocate, there's a new organization whose parliamentary procedure may involve voting on how many Scooby snacks to bring on a field trip. No, Mystery Inc. hasn't relocated, but Lawrenceburg-based Ghost Hunters of Southern Tennessee (G.H.O.S.T.) is raring to investigate the paranormal...
'No rest for the weary', canning days ahead (05/30/08)
Greetings. I hope you all had a happy Memorial Day. The day was a beautiful one until 3 p.m., when we had some thunder and lightning with a light rain. It was a nice week for farmers getting a lot of hay baled and the gardens beginning to grow. Soon the squash and zucchini will be bearing. We have enjoyed the wilted salad with the lettuce, onion and radishes, also a few meals of poke sallet the past two weeks...
Briefs (05/30/08)
MAY 30 The Marshall County Solid Waste Committee will be touring the Lawrence County Transfer and Recycling Facility on Friday, May 30. For more information, call Morgan Thomas at 359-0547. 31 The NAACP is hosting an End of School Bash, starting at noon on Saturday, May 31, at Rock Creek Park, Lewisburg. There will be games, prizes, free food, and music...
Jean tapped to lead FHS basketball (05/30/08)
ntroduced Moore County native Jeremy Jean as its new girls head basketball coach on Monday. Jean, a member of the 1999 state championship team at Moore County, comes to Forrest via Franklin County, where he was the assistant coach of the girls' team the last two seasons. Prior to his time with the Rebels, Jean coached at Lincoln County for two years and Motlow State Community College for four years...
Marshall County dominates All-Star team (05/30/08)
Personal recognition for most athletes is secondary to their team's success. Winning programs will be recognized and players on those squads will inherently be recognized as well. For Marshall County softball, all of the above is true, illustrated by the naming of nine players from the county to the Middle Tennessee Coaches Association All-Star Team...
Engagements and Weddings (05/30/08)
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Malah Rogers Cole (05/30/08)
Malah Rogers Cole Mrs. Malah Rogers Cole, 84, of Columbia, died Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Cole was a native of Athens, Ala. She grew up in Lewisburg and graduated from Marshall County High School. With her late husband she owned and operated Columbia Business
Dwight A. Arnold (05/30/08)
Dwight A. Arnold Mr. Dwight A. Arnold, 52, of Louisville, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Mr. Arnold graduated from Marshall County High School in 1973. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps and was a member of American Legion Post #58 and of Christ Church for Our Community.
Birth Announcement (05/30/08)
Hope can come in many forms (05/30/08)
As the days slowly turn much warmer and the trees change from their spring pastels to deep summer greens, farmers across Tennessee prepare for this year's planting and cropping season. They repair hay balers parked over the winter in metal sheds, hoping for just one more year of use and a bumper crop...
Sip 'n' talk at empty stores (05/30/08)
Stealing ideas from the best is better than trying to reinvent the wheel. And so it is with a proposal for revitalizing downtown Lewisburg. That idea sounds as dry as a policy wonk, but it's as juicy as homemade pie. Next Tuesday evening area residents are invited to help create a new organization to improve the heart of the city, but kick-off meetings need follow-up tail-gate parties to maintain momentum, so here's the idea I stole...