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Stories from Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Wiles' pay recommended (07/02/08)
The new executive director of a countywide panel for economic and community development should be paid $45,000 per year, according to a unanimous recommendation of the panel's executive committee on Friday. Mike Wiles, 48, of McBride Road, who's been a human resources generalist at the Calsonic Kansei North America plant here, was elected June 10 by the Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Marshall County...
Retiree is 'goin' to the house' (07/02/08)
Former Marshall County Sheriff's Capt. Phil Blackwell's retirement reception on Friday was part roast and part playtime with his grandson, a toddler who's one of the reason's for Blackwell's retirement. There were fond farewells, back slaps, warm handshakes, cake, punch and a lot of sitting around by big men in uniforms with experienced officers talking about old times and others looking like they're ready to pounce...
Public record (07/02/08)
Business Listings Chief Waterproffing, 2551 Clay Hill Rd., Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Cynthia Brown; Clean Max, 595 5th Ave. N. Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Jose Alvarado Amaya; K & D Guttering LLC, 1028 Glenn Ave., Lewisburg, TN 37091, owners: Kevin Johnson and Danny Vore; Randall Keith Beech, 1340 Hwy 99, Chapel Hill, TN 37034, owner: Randall Keith Beech; Rock Creek Armory, 1230 Powell Lane, Lewisburg, TN 37091, owner: Ken Doherty.
Industrial site sold for $200k (07/02/08)
The old Dairymen's building, also known as the Tuscarora plant, was sold Friday for $200,000 to the proprietor of a nearby tent rental business, which may be expanding. "Now, it's just an investment opportunity," said Steve Cain, proprietor of Action Tents of Tennessee, 569 West Church St., just across from his new building's loading dock, where a division of Coldwell Banker Barnes conducted the auction...
River cleanup prompts investigation (07/02/08)
'Old hatchery seen as illegal trash dump site' Trash including name and address information was found Saturday during the Duck River Cleanup and now it's in the hands of authorities, who've started an investigation. Meanwhile, memorabilia from a time gone by was recovered from the river by some of the 70 people whose work was lighter than last year's cleanup. The event is coordinated by Marshall County and sponsored by the Duck River Agency.
Holiday weekend events (07/02/08)
Marshall County residents can save gas by staying inside the county line and still find plenty to do this Fourth of July weekend. First of all, while you're picking up groceries, check out the Lewisburg Kroger store's display of pictures honoring our service men and women...
Trash talk starts city budgeting, tax rate decision (07/02/08)
Pay raises, more police, the same tax rate and trash talk emerged from Lewisburg City Council deliberations Friday on the municipality's next budget of nearly $11.4 million. The Council's continuation of a tax rate at $1.36 per $100 of assessed value represents no increase in city property taxes on unchanged real estate, and a final vote on that is anticipated on July 11...
Incumbent forgot, faces challenger (07/02/08)
A member of Marshall County's School Board is running a write-in campaign for re-election because he forgot to file his petition to be named on the ballot. His challenger is a county school bus driver with his own lawn care and landscaping company who wants a voice in how the system is run and to improve the school system for the students...
Briefs (07/02/08)
randon and Adam Kendall Wilson, both of Lewisburg, received bachelor's degrees from the University of Alabama in Huntsville at the spring commencement exercises. JULY 4 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...
Spookettes do the comeback dance (07/02/08)
Spook Clark never had a doubt that his Spookettes could do it, but even the veteran coach could not have imagined his courageous group's intestinal fortitude to withstand trailing most of the weekend, yet still mounting comeback after comeback to claim the Region 3 Title...
Gumby's girls sweep Giles Co. (07/02/08)
Mike "Gumby" Wortham has compiled a solid group of 11 and 12 year old girl All-Stars from top to bottom and they showed it in Giles County over the weekend, easily sweeping the Pulaski All-Stars 10-2 and 15-1 to claim the District 3 Little League title...
Babe Ruth League holds closing ceremonies (07/02/08)
The Marshall County Babe Ruth League capped the 2008 season on Saturday by holding its closing ceremonies at Jonathan D. Hollingsworth Park. League President Mike Mills began the festivities by thanking all the people who donated their time and energy to the league as volunteers...
Will Norris Hunter (07/02/08)
Will Norris Hunter Will Norris Hunter, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, June 27, 2008, in Nashville. Mr. Hunter was a native of Marshall County. He served with the Army in the Pacific theater during World War II. He was retired from the State of Tennessee and was a life-long member of the Verona United Methodist Church.
Jackson Bright Lamb (07/02/08)
Jackson Bright Lamb Jackson Bright Lamb, infant son of Maggie and Patrick Lamb of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.