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Stories from Wednesday, June 11, 2008

PILOT compliance to get closer look (06/11/08)
Development Board officials are inviting two businesses to their July meeting to talk about compliance with a contract that lowered business costs by modifying their tax liabilities. IDB Attorney Bob Binkley didn't name the two businesses when the Board met Friday because he'd not mailed the invitations yet. But he described the situation that may include other employers who allegedly aren't employing as many people as required by the contract they signed...
Iraq veteran offers heartfelt thank you (06/11/08)
Army Spc. Mark Young returned from his tour of duty with the 1/30th Rear Area Operations Command in Iraq more than six weeks ago, but he hasn't forgotten how much a package from stateside meant to the soldiers stationed there. "It's highly appreciated, highly appreciated," confides Young. "There's nothing worse than a soldier who's been forgotten."...
Liggett Street tutoring participants honored (06/11/08)
The children of Liggett Street Church of God's tutoring program were honored Saturday, May 31, for their commitment to their education. More than 20 students received gift bags donated by Wal-Mart, Sanford Corporation, Moon Products, Food Lion and Kroger. Parents received gifts from ABS Beauty Supply, Avon distributor Ann Tears, and Home Interior distributor Ivory Alexander...
Fire service academy adds director (06/11/08)
With more than 20 years of experience in building codes, management and enforcement, Lichtenber-ger is an active member of the Tennessee Building Officials Association. In 2007, she was elected as the president of the Middle Tennessee Code Officials Association. She is a member of the International Code Council...
Suspect charged in auto thefts here (06/11/08)
Lewisburg Police this week were still counting up theft charges against a man who moved here from East Tennessee last fall and is charged in a crime spree that started about April 1. David Andrew Campbell, 26, was scheduled for an initial appearance before Marshall County General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden Tuesday on an auto theft charge, Police Detective Jimmy Oliver said Monday...
WMI seeks to close streat at Cedar Ridge (06/11/08)
As part of its plan to expand operations at Cedar Ridge Landfill west of town, Waste Management Inc. wants to eliminate a stream through its property. The unnamed tributary flows into East Fork Globe Creek. Upstream from the creek -- on landfill property -- is where the company would be dumping garbage. It's the last place available for burying garbage at the landfill...
City hints at new business expansion (06/11/08)
As a church supply business has started constructing a new building in Lewisburg's business park, the city's Industrial Development Board is proceeding with steps toward park expansion and securing new employers. Groundbreaking was April 23 for Autom Church Supply Co. of Phoenix, Ariz., which is moving a telephone call center from Arizona. The business also plans to bring a candle making business here. Dozens of new jobs are to be available at the company...
Police weigh alternative fuel (06/11/08)
Lewisburg's new police chief is investigating a new kind of fuel for police cruisers, he said Monday in anticipation of tomorrow night's meeting of the Police Advisory Board. With the price of gasoline at about $4 a gallon, and local government budgets being rearranged to pay continuing fuel costs, Lewisburg leaders are looking for ways to reduce their energy costs...
Chapel Hill seeks own parks (06/11/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- With more than two dozen people present, Mayor Carl Cooper appointed four new members of the Park and Recreation Board on Monday as town leaders encouraged residents to help that panel develop more playing fields. Perhaps more remarkable than the size of the crowd that was bolstered by children bored with grownup talk, were two reasons given for a better park. ...
Wave of the future? (06/11/08)
Marshall County residents are finding ways of dealing with gasoline prices hovering at $4 a gallon. For example, one man is relying on a rather elaborate bicycle for errands more often than when it was a pleasure ride. He's getting more value out of a bike that cost $8,000...
Annual call for grant applicants (06/11/08)
NASHVILLE -- The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has announced its annual call for discretionary grant applications. Nonprofit organizations serving to improve the well-being of residents of the Middle Tennessee area are eligible and encouraged to apply...
Briefs (06/11/08)
As of May 30, the following Marshall County students have accepted scholarship awards to Middle Tennessee State University for fall 2008: Sarah M. Davis, Joshua D. Lowe, Margaret E Nash, and Matthew J. Owens. JUNE 11 The South Central Tennessee Advisory Council on Aging and Disability will hold its quarterly business meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 707 N. Main St., Columbia. For more information call Robin Rochelle at 931-381-2040...
Anita Inman-Linda Rose Memorial Invitational Softball Tournament (06/11/08)
Hopkins to play for Dyersburg State (06/11/08)
Danika Hopkins has signed a scholarship to continue her basketball career at Dyersburg State Community College, making it a clean sweep for the graduating backcourt of the Class of 2008 at Marshall County High School. Nicknamed "The Glove" for her defensive prowess, Hopkins joins McKenna Moffett and Jessica McQueen at higher learning institutions next year, a testament to the dedication of the student athletes and coaching staff at MCHS to meld athletics and academia...
Marshall County Little League to host Cal Ripken (06/11/08)
The Marshall County Little League, plagued by May rain-outs, will have a full slate of games next week as the regular season winds down and make-up games are added into the already loaded schedule. There will be as many as 10 games a night being played on the fields at the Richard Cashion Complex as a June 18 deadline approaches for completion of all games. Closing ceremonies, originally scheduled for Monday, June 16, are now going to take place Thursday, June 19...