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Stories from Friday, June 27, 2008

Brave, loyal, enduring... (06/27/08)
Marshall County commissioners honored a lawman on Monday "for his professionalism, concern for his fellow man, dedication to duty and courage," according to the resolution adopted without dissent. Sheriff Les Helton's patrol captain, Phil Blackwell, will be retiring after 34 years of service at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. There's a reception for him from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday at the sheriff's office...
Juvenile sentenced to 5 years for trailer stabbing (06/27/08)
Six more months in the Marshall County Jail is part of the punishment handed down Wednesday for a 17-year-old boy who stabbed a man after he'd been dancing with a 15-year-old girl. When Wesley Paul Jedlicka is released on parole, he faces a considerable challenge, Judge Robert Crigler said, noting that the teen had a "particularly poor upbringing" since both his parents have been incarcerated...
'Tis the season to go bang-bang' (06/27/08)
Two shows planned in Chapel Hill Now that Independence Day is one week away, it's safe to say that fireworks stands have been popping up all over. Meanwhile, two fireworks shows are being planned in Chapel Hill for this year's celebration of America's Independence Day. The first is Wednesday by the pyrotechically-minded business partners set up in the tent just south of Forrest Landing. The second is by the town as it celebrates the founding of Chapel Hill.
Pierce: trying to 'help teachers' (06/27/08)
By Clint Confehr Senior Staff Writer Marshall County teachers' first pay day was scheduled early last fall "to help teachers," according to the former schools director who testified Wednesday during a Chancery Court trial in which bad faith is alleged during work contract negotiations...
Founding fathers? What founding fathers? (06/27/08)
Promise me you won't swoon, but presidential contender Sen. Barack Obama recently proclaimed, "We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy to recognize what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old -- and that's a criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges."...
Blackberry festival this weekend (06/27/08)
The Robert B. Jones Memorial Library and Museum in Lynnville will be opening additional hours. The library will be opening on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mary Ann Hickman will be volunteering to keep the library open on Tuesday. Regular hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday the library is open from 4 to 6 p.m. ...
VBS & gospel meetings keep us busy (06/27/08)
Greetings: Well folks, June is about over and my next letter will end up on the Fourth of July. This is a little early but I hope every one has a safe and a happy holiday weekend. We owe so much to our forefathers and especially to God for this great country. "On July 4, 1776, the great document, the Declaration of Independence, was signed in the city of Philadelphia. It marked the birth of this great nation which, under God, was destined for world leadership."...
Briefs (06/27/08)
Kroger in Lewisburg is collecting pictures of your service men and women in uniform to display on a wall of honor during the week preceding the Fourth of July. Kroger also wants addresses of troops in order to send them gift boxes. june 27 The Joint Economic and Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, June 27, at the Lewisburg Campus of Columbia State Community College...
Lady Vols honored in D.C. (06/27/08)
WASHINGTON -- Republican Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker and other members of the Tennessee congressional delegation attended a luncheon in Washington, on June 24 in honor of the 2008 National Champion University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, who will also be congratulated by President George W. Bush at the White House...
2008 All-Star Line Up (06/27/08)
Leonard learns new pitch, blanks Marshall Medical (06/27/08)
United Telephone's Dane Leonard, sidelined for much of the Babe Ruth season with a concussion, learned a new pitch while recuperating and used it repeatedly to blank Marshall Medical 3-0 Tuesday night. Leonard struck out eleven batters, ten of them waving at his new nasty slider. ...
Withstanding the test of time!! (06/27/08)
Next year, the Little League will be celebrating their 60th year anniversary nationwide, cementing the belief of one man named Carl E. Stotz on a bright summer day in Williamsport, Pa. in 1939 that the three core Little League values of Character, Courage, and Loyalty, and the sheer fun of the game would spread throughout the United States into small towns like Lewisburg, Cornersville, and Chapel Hill, becoming a mainstay in American culture...
MCHS class of 1942 holds luncheon (06/27/08)
The Marshall County High School Class of 1942 celebrated its 66th anniversary with a luncheon in the restaurant at Henry Horton State Park on Thursday, June 19. There were 25 class members, spouses, children, and friends present. Attending were: Jestine Marchand Morris and Charlie from Sahuarita, Ariz.; Zunita Wakefield Clark and Joe from Asheville, N,C.; J. ...
Priscilla Louella Haskins (06/27/08)
Priscilla Louella Haskins Priscilla Louella Haskins, 67, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, June 22, 2008. Mrs. Haskins was a native of Newport, New Hampshire. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church.
Mike Civils (06/27/08)
Mike Civils Mike Civils, 53, of Belfast, died Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Civils was a native of Indian-apolis, Ind. He was the owner and horse trainer for Civils Stables.