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Stories from Friday, June 13, 2008

Museum seeks Civil War flags (06/13/08)
NASHVILLE -- As the Tennessee State Museum curators gathered information on historic battle flags for a forthcoming book titled "Volunteer Banners: The Civil War Flags of Tennessee," a mystery unfolded. Where are the banners that were carried by the Tennessee Union troops who fought in the Civil War?...
Library director addresses DAR (06/13/08)
The Robert Lewis Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met in May at Village Manor for lunch and a meeting with hostesses Bonnie Scheuchenzuber and LaQuita Weaver. The guest speaker was Jan Allen, director of the Marshall County Memorial Library, who spoke on literacy. There are several programs already in progress -- or soon will be -- to enhance and encourage literacy, especially with young people...
Study: Tennessee ranks 42nd in child well-being indicators (06/13/08)
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee ranks 42nd in the nation in a new state-by-state study on the well-being of America's children. The 2008 KIDS COUNT Data Book compares states on 10 core indicators of child well-being and shows Tennessee improved on six of the 10 measures...
June Dairy Month celebrates tradition (06/13/08)
June Dairy Month is more than a date on a calendar. It's a celebration of tradition, hard work and communities. It began 71 years ago in 1937 when it was first called National Milk Month. The 1937 event, sponsored by grocers, was given the theme "Keep Youthful - Drink Milk." Originally supported by the National Dairy Council (NDC), June Dairy Month was established to help stabilize dairy demand during periods of peak production. ...
Prep begins for Duck River Cleanup (06/13/08)
Call them the new conservationists. Volunteers who will float down the Duck River nearly two weeks from today, when they will haul trash from an illegitimate repository, get wet in the process and generally have fun. Elsewhere, they call themselves river rats because of their slick manes, wet from the river water. But here in Marshall County and in Bedford and Maury counties, they're participants in a three-county event to clean up the Duck River and its river bank...
Council flip-flops on landfill (06/13/08)
Lewisburg City Council members changed their mind this week on having authority over expansion of Cedar Ridge Landfill. They did so out of an apparent concern that if the council voted on landfill expansion after public hearings with 1,000 landfill opponents -- like the county public hearing convened last month at Lewisburg Middle School to discuss a planned new landfill at Cornersville -- then an anti-landfill sentiment would rule...
Wiles named to head JECDB (06/13/08)
A new executive director of the state-required panel for economic and community development was elected by an 11-4 vote Tuesday afternoon in Lewisburg City Hall. Mike Wiles, 48, of McBride Road, who's been a human resources generalist at the Calsonic Kansei North America plant here since December 1999 and a plant employee since January 1994, said he's accepting the position...
Getting the lead out (06/13/08)
Every box of shotgun shells contains about a pound of lead shot, all of which ends up on the ground down-range from where the gun was fired. Over the years that can add up to a lot of lead. After 40 years of skeet and trap shooting, the range at Henry Horton State Park is closed for two weeks while lead shot is removed from the shooting area...
Vietnam veterans offer 'thanks' to Village Manor (06/13/08)
The Marshall County VVA is a non-profit organization dedicated to: Help foster, encourage, and promote the improvement of the condition of the Vietnam veteran. Promote physical and cultural improvement, growth and development, self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness of Vietnam-era veterans and others...
Vietnam veterans offer 'thanks (06/13/08)
Stolen ambulance costs man six years (06/13/08)
The North Carolina man who pleaded guilty of stealing a Marshall County ambulance was sentenced this week to six years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections. Daniel Ray Stewart, 21, of Warsaw, N.C., was sentenced by Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Robert Crigler on charges of theft, forgery and passing worthless checks on Oct. 19, 2007...
It's not how they died... (06/13/08)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Judiciary Square is more than where local court cases are heard, or a subway stop. It's where the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is located. During work weeks, lawmen and women, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, court officers, convicts, clerks, witnesses, reporters, defendants and jurors do their work in one of the three branches of our democracy...
CSCC offers non-credit courses during July (06/13/08)
Columbia State's Center for Economic and Community Development is offering several instructor-led, non-credit courses during July. In addition to the traditional non-credit course format, a select group of courses are tailored to the needs of teachers and senior citizens...
USAA honors Wright (06/13/08)
Kayla Wright of Lewisburg has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in science and will appear in its yearbook. Kayla was nominated for this honor by Susan Petree, her eighth grade teacher at Lewisburg Middle School. ...
Retired teachers schoalrship recipients (06/13/08)
The Marshall County Retired Teachers Association met on Thursday, June 5, at the Cornersville Church of Christ. The meeting was hosted by CB&S Bank and Pam Goldman, president of the bank, welcomed the teachers and guests. Hickory House of Pulaski catered the delicious lunch. ...
Campbell to attend accounting academy (06/13/08)
Julie Campbell, a junior at Cornersville High School, has been selected to attend the seventh annual TSCPA Accounting Academy. The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants presents this four-day program for high school students. The objective of the program is to allow students to experience first-hand the dynamic world of business and learn more about the accounting profession...
A piece of 'World's best blackberry pie' (06/13/08)
Want to taste the "World's Best Blackberry Pie"? Come to Lynnville on Saturday, June 28, and you can taste this pie at the 8th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival. A great day of activities is planned for everyone to enjoy. The Lynnville Community Club and The Town of Lynnville are the organizers of this festival. ...
June is busting out all over the county (06/13/08)
"June is bustin' out all over! All over the meadow and the hill! Buds 're bustin' outa bushes And the rompin' river pushes Ev'ry little wheel that wheels beside the mill! June is bustin' out all over The feelin' is gettin' so intense, That the young Virginia creepers...
June is busting out all over the county (06/13/08)
"June is bustin' out all over! All over the meadow and the hill! Buds 're bustin' outa bushes And the rompin' river pushes Ev'ry little wheel that wheels beside the mill! June is bustin' out all over The feelin' is gettin' so intense, That the young Virginia creepers...
Class of '78: 'God bless a milk cow!' (06/13/08)
On June 2 I celebrated a milestone. It has been 30 years since my graduation from MCHS. High school memories come flooding back. The student newspaper featured several individuals, including Principal Jerry Hatten, as Coneheads. I drafted custodian Winford Tucker to appear in a comedy skit. Two students (Bill Lowe and Mike Watson?) hopped aboard the garbage truck and waved goodbye to Miss Florence Fitzpatrick...
Trap team hits state bullseye (06/13/08)
The Marshall County Hawkeyes Rookie "A" trap team, competing for a state championship for the first time in the program's short two-year existence, outlasted teams from all over the Volunteer State to capture the 2008 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Shooting State Title at Nashville's Tennessee Clay Shooting Complex last weekend...
James R. Moon Golf Classic (06/13/08)
More than 120 golfers participated in the 12th Annual James R. Moon Columbia State Foundation Golf Classic, presented by Waste Management, Inc, at Saddle Creek Golf Course in Lewisburg on June 5. More than $15,000 was raised for scholarships for Marshall County students to attend Columbia State's Lewisburg Campus...
Tigerette tennis duo named to Mid-State team (06/13/08)
The season did not end the way Lyssa Wiles and Jenna Branaman would have liked, they lost in the first round of the state tournament, but the Tigerette tennis duo were recognized for their great play during the season by The Tennessean this week with their selection to the All Mid-State second team...