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Stories from Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Centerstone holds reception at new facility (06/18/08)
Centerstone has been serving behavioral health needs in Middle Tennessee for more than 50 years. Centerstone is a not-for-profit organization and the nation's largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and related educational services in Indiana and Tennessee...
Grace Church Ministries finds a home (06/18/08)
After almost five years of prayer, Pastor Douglas Carnes and the congregation of Grace Church Ministries have found the rock to build their church on. Last Wednesday evening, the congregation met on the construction spot to dedicate the church and anoint the ground with holy oil...
Middle Tennessee resident named Guardsman of the Year (06/18/08)
NASHVILLE -- A young man from Middle Tennessee who joined the Tennessee National Guard barely two years ago because he "always had a deep interest in the military" is making his mark among his peers. National Guard Specialist Daril Fannin, 19-year-old son of Edwin and Dardie Fannin of Fayetteville, was recently named Region III National Guard Soldier of the Year, winning out over Guardsmen from 10 states and territories in the Southeast...
Masters of disasters (06/18/08)
More than a couple dozen Marshall County residents have recently become trained as the kind of neighbors anybody would want. They've completed a course of study to know how to survive a disaster, rescue others and provide related services until professional help arrives...
Cedar Ridge exemption upheld (06/18/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer The exemption granted by Lewisburg's City Council to Cedar Ridge Landfill has been validated by an attorney for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. TDEC General Counsel E. Joseph Sanders on Friday told Lewisburg City Attorney Bill Haywood that he's advised the department's Solid Waste Management Division of the Council's vote on June 10...
City Council performs 'housekeeping' chores (06/18/08)
When governments engage in "housekeeping," it's to tidy up loose ends of lawmaking, budgeting or daily administration, and so it seemed when Lewisburg's City Council was rezoning land, readjusting its spending and letting a proposed ordinance for landfill control die on the vine...
Recycling: Here's what it all means (06/18/08)
As the new countywide single stream and curbside recycling programs are nearing their second month, one can't help but wonder what it all means. The recycling is picked up and carted away and/or taken to the convenience centers and added to the single stream bins. We put less in the landfill. New things are made from old things. But how does this equate to "saving the environment?"...
E85 fuel tests show promise (06/18/08)
Early test runs with a Lewisburg Police cruiser using E85 fuel indicate savings from a lower price won't be consumed by lower miles per gallon, according to the city manager. E85 fuel, available in Lewisburg at a convenience store at the north intersection of Ellington Parkway and Nashville Highway, is 85 percent corn-based ethanol and 15 percent gasoline, a blend that's nearly the opposite of regular gas blended with ethanol...
Marching to a different drum (06/18/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- Josh Watkins is a percussionist. "There's a percussion instrument for every society in the world," he points out. "Other than voice, it's the instrument you can find in every society." Almost as an after thought, he adds, "Anything you hit, I'll play."...
Church of the move (06/18/08)
The congregation at Mooresville Baptist Church has a beautiful new building. The first service was held on Easter Sunday. While the church was being built, the church family met in a farm house belonging to Bliss Foster of Atlanta. While there, the pastor, Bob Rush, stated that when we had 100 people in a service, he would preach from the roof of the house. This came true when we had 105 in attendance, so he climbed to the roof and spoke in a very impressive manner...
Smith boycotts ethics hearing (06/18/08)
Sam Smith, the subject of one of the complaints brought before the Marshall County Ethics Committee Monday afternoon, was not in attendance, nor was his attorney. Chairwoman Mary Ann Neill expressed surprised she had not been notified the lawyer would not be there, especially since the date and time had been agreed with him. Smith's wife Beth was in the audience and she spoke up to say, "I have no idea what's going on, but I request an adjournment until we have representation."...
Beifs (06/18/08)
On June 4, Andy Cook of Lewisburg used 4-wood to score a hole in one on the par-4 ninth hole at the Lewisburg Recreation Center's Ewell Butler golf course. The witnesses were Drew Sanford, John Keny, and Keifer Hodge. The University of Memphis Dean's List for the spring 2008 semester includes Laura J. Bailey, Daniel G. Brannon, Kiley M. Lintz, and Justin D. Perry, all of Lewisburg; Tiffany D. Fralix of Cornersville; and Abby K. Hagan and Jack R. Hagan, both of Petersburg...
The Thunder rolls (06/18/08)
Fuel costs spur TSSAA realignment (06/18/08)
rising fuels costs, the TSSAA adopted a new realignment plan at its Board of Control meeting last Wednesday. The Z-Plan, which won by a slim 5-4 margin, will take effect affect in the 2009-2010 season. Football was the only sport definitively discussed and approved at the meeting, but softball, baseball, basketball and volleyball are expected to be approved under the same plan in August to ensure common district opponents in the five sports...
Lady Dawgs honored for 2008 season (06/18/08)
The Cornersville United Methodist Church honored the CHS Lady Bulldogs softball team for their third place finish in the 2008 Class A State Tournament by hosting a dinner for the players, parents, and coaches of the squad last Thursday night. Following the meal, CHS head coach Spencer Mitchell recapped the Lady Bulldogs' magical postseason run and was thankful for financial support that the communities of Cornersville and Lewisburg provided his team during the State Tournament...
(Untitled) (06/18/08)
Huibert Van Westerop Huibert "Van" Van Westerop, 83, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Van Westerop was a native of Indonesia. He served in the Dutch army and has owned and operated the Tennessean Truck Stop in Cornersville since 1974. He was preceded in . . .
Pearl Marshall Hooten (06/18/08)
Pearl Marshall Hooten Pearl Marshall Hooten, 87, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Hooten was a native of Mt. Pleasant. She was retired from Cathey Furniture Manufacturing Company and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death ....
Nancy S. Vann (06/18/08)
Nancy S. Vann Nancy Sharp Vann, 71, of Denver, Colo., died on February 26, 2008. Mrs. Vann was a native of Lewisburg and graduated from Marshall County High School ...