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Stories from Friday, June 6, 2008

Lynnville Blackberry Festival June 28 (06/06/08)
We congratulate Lynnville artist Jim Green for being named grand prize winner of the Energen art competition. His prize-winning work was "Monte Sano Winter Afternoon." Some 120 artists entered the contest in Birmingham, Ala. Green won a cash prize. He owns Main Street Gallery in Lynnville located on East Main Street...
Gospel singings, Flag Day and 'pickers' (06/06/08)
Greetings: Thanks to the Tribune for advertising the Second Sunday Gospel Singing hosted by the Catalpa Church of Christ, June 8 at 2 p.m. in "Briefs." This is a great service every week telling us all of the events coming up. I have many tell me they don't have time to read the paper so they miss out on what's happening...
Imagination Library seeking donations (06/06/08)
Tommy and I have our first grandbaby. Can you believe it? Tommy is still in denial -- he says he's far too young to be a grandfather. Clay and April Howell, of Las Vegas, Nevada, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Gabrielle Lynn Howell. Gabby was born May 13, 2008, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19 1/2 inches. April's parents, Bill and Rhonda Holder, of Altus, Ark., are just as excited as we are and, like us, wish Clay, April and Gabby lived much closer...
National Trails Day offers lots of activities (06/06/08)
NASHVILLE -- Tennesseans are encouraged to participate in a range of activities at State Natural Areas and Tennessee State Parks in celebration of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 7. The Tennessee celebration coincides with the American Hiking Society's 16th annual National Trails Day, which is the largest..to find out the rest pick up a copy of the Marshall County Tribune...
Chapel Hill park board appointments anticipated (06/06/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- Appointments to the town's Park and Recreation Board are anticipated Monday night when the Board of Mayor and Aldermen may hear public comment on its property tax rate. "There are now, technically, 10 seats on the park board, but there are only four members serving, so there are six to be appointed," Town Administrator Mike Hatten said Wednesday, adding that Mayor Carl Cooper makes the appointments...
Three candidates file for Chapel Hill BOMA (06/06/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen here would appear to be getting a new alderwoman in September because only three people have filed petitions of candidacy in the town's Aug. 7 election when voters are to elect three aldermen. The prospective alderwoman is Marion Joyce of 506 Depot St., a 1967 graduate of Forrest High School and a retired educator who's worked in Rutherford and Marshall counties schools. ...
Council to take up zoning restrictions (06/06/08)
Lewisburg's City Council faces a mixed bag of issues, including public hearings on the types of businesses allowed around the public square and rezoning more than a dozen homes on Fifth Avenue to a commercial classification. The Council is to conduct public hearings starting at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, 131 East Church St., where other steps have been taken to revitalize Lewisburg's public square and the blocks surrounding that central business district...
First United Methodist graduates (06/06/08)
On Tuesday, May 13, the First United Methodist Day Care held its graduation ceremony for the pre-schoolers who will be starting kindergarten in the fall. Family and friends were treated to a program by the children, and refreshments were served. Graduates shown are, front row, from left: Tatum Garrett, Paige Amos, Alex Nunes, Daniel Hono, Rebekah Frey, and Chloe Lanier; back row, from left: Lily Smith, Abby McGehee, Sydney Tidwell, Karlye Wiser, Bella Tepedino, and Ryan Kirby...
Roberts & Lyons receives awards (06/06/08)
'Each of you made this happen,' said General Motors' representative David Townsend as he presented the GMC Select Leader trophy to Richard Lyons and his staff at Roberts & Lyons GM. At the same time, they received the Pontiac Mark of Excellence award from GM's Kent Borough. ...
DAR holds memorial service for departed members here (06/06/08)
On Saturday, May 31, at 10 a.m., the officers of the Robert Lewis Chapter of the NSDAR conducted memorial services at Lone Oak Cemetery for three of their devoted members that they lost last year, Lettie Connelly Hinds, Evelyn Hawkins Harris, and Catherine McCullough Allen. ...
Former football star gets 10-year sentence (06/06/08)
A 32-year-old Chapel Hill man, who turned down a football scholarship at Auburn University when he played for Forrest High School, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison as a result of his guilty plea on drug charges. Patrick McCord of Rogers Street was arrested by the 17th Judicial Drug Task Force on May 18, 2007 when the agents confiscated 16.8 grams of cocaine which, according to Task Force Director Tim Lane, had a street value of approximately $1,700...
Medicare prescription drug plans can save dad up to $3,600 a year (06/06/08)
It may be that your father has always been there to provide advice, whether he was showing you how to throw the perfect pitch or cast a fishing line. Maybe he told you how to dress for your job interview or encouraged you to save for financial goals in your life, such as a car, a house and retirement...
'When you wish upon a star' (06/06/08)
Tikie Yoes made her dance world debut at the tender age of three under the tutelage of long-time local dance icon Nancy June Brandon. The recital had a Disney theme and featured a precocious Yoes taking a turn in the spotlight as Mickey Mouse, complete with oversize ears. She even belted out a heartfelt chorus of the Mickey Mouse theme song...
Looking to the past, planning the future (06/06/08)
Marshall County edged closer toward preserving its urban and rural history in separate meetings on Tuesday. In the morning, members of the Marshall County Historical Zoning Commission, led by Fern Greenbank, identified their purpose as the preservation of Marshall County's rural history, mostly farms, structures on farms, and crossroads communities. ...
Panel anxious to tour biosphere (06/06/08)
Interested but noncommittal seemed to be the mood of the members of the Solid Waste Committee on Monday when Chairman Don Ledford asked for reactions to the report at the previous meeting from Americas Waste-to-Energy. Ledford summarized their thoughts when he said, "I'm anxiously awaiting a unit in the United States that is up and going."...
Two vie for empty commission seat (06/06/08)
At least two residents of District 5 in Marshall County have asked to be appointed to succeed Jennifer Harris, the county commissioner who resigned last week, citing conflicts between work, family and public service. The applicants are Billy Spivey of Phillips Street and John Coleman Williams of Mooresville Highway. Neither has held public office, but Williams was one of five candidates in the 2006 race for the commission seats won by Harris and Don Ledford...
First United Methodist graduates (06/06/08)
On Tuesday, May 13, the First United Methodist Day Care held its graduation ceremony for the pre-schoolers who will be starting kindergarten in the fall. Family and friends were treated to a program by the children, and refreshments were served. Graduates shown are, front row, from left: Tatum Garrett, Paige Amos, Alex Nunes, Daniel Hono, Rebekah Frey, and Chloe Lanier; back row, from left: Lily Smith, Abby McGehee, Sydney Tidwell, Karlye Wiser, Bella Tepedino, and Ryan Kirby...
Briefs (06/06/08)
JUNE 6 The Industrial Development Board of the City of Lewisburg will hold their regular monthly meeting at noon Friday, June 6, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St. 7 There will be a yard sale to raise funds for the First Baptist Church mission trip to Belarus, starting at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the old O'Reilly's Building on the corner of First Ave. and Haynes St., Lewisburg...
Delta Kappa gamma activities (06/06/08)
Delta Kappa Gamma is a teachers' society that places emphasis on education. The Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is comprised of teachers from Lincoln and Marshall counties of southern Tennessee. Chapter members, above, met in Petersburg in May to plan next year's programs. ...
Walker Die Casting sponsors 2008 Helping Hands Golf Classic (06/06/08)
The 10th Anniversary of the Helping Hands Golf Classic was sponsored by Walker Die Casting. The company has been long-term supporter of the Child Development Center. This tournament grew out of one with the main CDC center in Shelbyville. Growth of this tournament in Marshall County has raised more than $500,000 in 10 years, not counting the four years in a partnership with Bedford County. This is their major fund-raiser, which is a part of the grant which supports the center...
UT's Duff qualifies for College Rodeo finals (06/06/08)
Brittany Duff from Lewisburg has qualified for the upcoming College National Finals Rodeo. Duff will be competing for University of Tennessee at Martin in the goat tying event at the Casper Events Center June 15-21. At stake are National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association titles and more than $207,000 in scholarships from U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company...
Tatum leads CMS Bulldogs to second-place finish (06/06/08)
The Cornersville Middle School Bulldogs, competing in just their second season, finished second in the Mid-South Conference Tournament, falling to Liberty, 11-10, in the championship game. The Bulldogs (12-5) came into the tournament as the regular season champions, a huge feat for a program that was started in 2007. The 2007 squad finished at 11-1 in the inaugural season...
Cheatham named coach of the year (06/06/08)
Becky Cheatham, head coach of the 2008 TSSAA state champions Forrest Lady Rockets, was named Coach of the Year by the Tennessean on Monday. "It is a really gratifying feeling after many long years of hard work and frustration," said Cheatham. "I don't have the off-season clutter like in previous years. There are no what ifs, it is like having a clean slate...
Hadyn Sims Perryman (06/06/08)
Hadyn Sims Perryman is the daughter of Kelley Ann Sims and Jeffrey Allen Perryman of Lewisburg. Hadyn was born at 10:37 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
Warren-Ferris (06/06/08)
Don and Jeanette Warren proudly announce their daughter Temperance's marriage to Matthew Ferris on May 3, 2008, at Berlin Springs. Standing for the bride were Kaleigh Shea, maid of honor and niece of the bride; Sara Sweeney, matron of honor and friend of the bride; and Heather Ward and Rhonda Underwood, sisters of the bride. Divinity Ferris, niece of the groom, and Christa Warren, niece of the bride, were the flower girls...
Robby-Ward (06/06/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Roddy, Sr. of Murfreesboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miriam Elizabeth Roddy, to Brent Cameron Ward, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dean Ward of Lewisburg. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Aaron Claude and the late Bessie Isabell Parker of Lascassas, and of Charles Edward Roddy and the late Lucy Jean Roddy of Hartsville. ...
Pearson-Calahan (06/06/08)
Lex and Ginger Pearson of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Virginia Pearson, to Kevin LeVan Calahan, the son of Steve and Kathi Calahan of Lewisburg. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Wilburn Pearson and Virginia Pearson, and the late Mr. ...
Extension office to offer soil testing (06/06/08)
The Marshall County Extension Office will start immediately to accept soil test samples for the University of Tennessee Soil Testing Laboratory in Nashville. The cost for the basic test will be $6 per sample. The basic test will provide producers and homeowners with the soil pH, buffer value, phosphate, potassium, calcium, magnesium, calculated CEC, and base saturation. This the most common information needed for most crops, gardens and lawns...
Sanford: has it really been 10 years? (06/06/08)
"When I grow up, I'm never going to lose my job." That sunny forecast came from my 4-year-old son Gideon. It reminds me of some of my own blissfully ignorant youthful notions. For instance, in the early '90s, John H. O'Neal, one of my co-workers in the data processing department at FaberCastell, offered the opinion, "We've got it made here and don't know it."...
Remember those who survived (06/06/08)
Editor's note: The following address was delivered by E. Ray Farley at American Legion Post No. 39's annual Memorial Day dinner. By E. Ray Farley Guest Columnist This day was set aside that we might, as a nation, remember those who served their country, and lost their lives. It is also a time to remember all others who served, but lived to tell the tale. I've a few disjointed reminiscences about the armed services...
Thanks to those who volunteered (06/06/08)
Speaking to a classroom of seventh- and eighth-graders is not something that most people would willingly do. But over 40 men and women from our community of various occupations came to Lewisburg Middle School for Career Day on May 14. The faculty and staff of . . .Pick up a copy of today's edition, Friday, June 6, 2008, for the rest of this letter to the editor, and others...