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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Friday, July 4, 2008

Safety and sobriety urged (07/04/08)
The Tennessee Depart-ment of Safety wants to remind motorists to dial *THP if they encounter trouble on the road. The Tennessee Highway Patrol responds to more than half a million calls for service each year. State Troopers are there if a driver needs them, whet-her it's for a flat tire or a serious crash. Motorists can dial *THP (Star 847) from their cell phone and will be automatically connected to the closest THP dispatch office...
Ascend honors employees for years of service (07/04/08)
mployees were honored for a collective 110 years of service during the Employee Service Award Luncheon held at Emil's Restaurant in Tullahoma. Carlene Smith was honored for 20 years of service. Tappiann Hopkins, Sandy Sellars, and Annette Trout were honored for 15 years of service. Debbie Hill and Shannon Hamblin were honored for 10 years of service. Laura Williams, Jennifer Baker, Jeanne Murphy, Lacey Keller, and Cynthia Liebig were honored for five years of service...
Farley named Citizen of the Year (07/04/08)
The highlight of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce's annual breakfast at the Recreation Center was the presentation of the Outstanding Citizen award to 83-year-old Mary Farley. Betty Ann Ogilvie introduced her to the group, telling how Farley had raised three daughters, then turned to education and pioneered a class for retarded and then for severely retarded students within the Marshall County school system in the 1960s. ...
JECDB in gear again (07/04/08)
Having hired an executive director, a county-wide panel dedicated to economic and community development here seems to have put its transmission in gear and directors want their driver to release the clutch. That's the approach taken by Lewisburg's Industrial Development Director Terry Wallace who, in effect, said that if the Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Directors was a vehicle for change, then Mike Wiles should be a driving force...
Landfill upgrade OK'd, odor to be mollified (07/04/08)
Plans to improve the collection of liquids oozing from Cedar Ridge Landfill have been approved by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and steps are being taken to minimize odor. Waste Management Inc. officials announced on Wednesday that installation of the new system will begin this month and it will help protect East Fork Globe Creek, the tributary along Mooresville Highway. This isn't landfill expansion as sought in another request...
Dockers Distribution celebration (07/04/08)
Celebrations were in order Wednesday at the Dockers Distribution Center north of Chapel Hill on Hwy 31-A. The Dockers brand of shoes is making record profits this year, and parent company Genesco is happy with the brand and also with the work being done at this warehouse -- the one and only distribution center for Dockers shoes in America. Genesco has spent about $1.5 million on the facility in the last year, repairing the roof, making the frontage more attractive and improving the office space...
Customers enticed with free show (07/04/08)
Landfill exemption said 'inappropriate' (07/04/08)
Public comment period recalled for discussion Lewisburg's City Council is returning to a couple of hot topics Tuesday: The landfill vote exempting expansion plans from city review, and suspension of regularly scheduled times for public comment.
Westhills Elementary receives $4,500 grant (07/04/08)
Elizabeth Frey, a Westhills Elementary School teacher, has been awarded a $4,500 Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant. Her grant application was based on the goal of improving the learning community in her school. The project is entitled "WES Reading Garden and Outdoor Classroom." It will consist of a garden with enough seating for one classroom, flower beds taken care of by students, and places set up for students to plant vegetables and annuals. ...
Growing by leaps and bounds (07/04/08)
it's beautiful. Let's hope it stays that way. Chapel Hill is growing by leaps and bounds. Another new business opened July 1. "Silver Linings" has opened at the corner of Depot Street and Horton Parkway. I'm sure many of you remember the "Depot Station Café." That's the building. ...
Another Lego block in the wall (07/04/08)
een burning lately? If so, it might be because of Psychology Today editor-at-large Hara Estroff Marano and her provocative new book "A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost Of Invasive Parenting." In an interview with Time magazine, Marano reports that unprecedented numbers of college students are freaking out over their newfound freedoms and responsibilities. Their parents' anxieties about self-esteem and achievement have left them totally unprepared for the real world...
Happy 4th of July holiday to all (07/04/08)
I wrote last week about July 4th so I won't repeat it this week except to repeat Happy 4th of July to everyone and I hope we all have an enjoyable weekend and a safe one. This column won't come out until Saturday July 5th. Be sure to pick up a paper Wednesday as I'm sure it will be telling all about the "doings" in Lewisburg, baby contests, Miss Marshall County pageant, Citizen of the Year Award, Fireworks at night. Read all about it and then enjoy going and taking part in all the activities...
Briefs (07/04/08)
Kenneth Pence of Cornersville and Rory Overcast of Belfast were named to the University of Alabama in Huntsville Honor Scholars list for the spring semester; Amanda Harmon and Adam Wilson, both of Lewisburg, were named to the UAH Scholars list. The Chapel Hill Town Hall will be closed Friday, July 4. It will re-open at 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 7...
62nd Cornersville Lions Horse Show set for Friday, July 11 (07/04/08)
The Walking Horse world and the city of Cornersville always recognize the second Friday night of July. It is time for the 62nd annual Cornersville Lions Club Walking Horse Show. As usual, it is held at the horse show grounds adjacent to the Cornersville athletic field...
Nicholson to play for RedHawks (07/04/08)
All-Stars committed to shine as one (07/04/08)
What does it take to mold a group of the best of the best talent in the Marshall County Little League into a team of twelve committed players willing to lay it on the line for each other to reach a common goal of winning? "Commitment," said Mike "Gumby" Wortham, manager of the 11 and 12 year old girl All-Stars. "Commitment from all 12 girls, commitment from every parent, and commitment from the coaches to lay it on the line for each other every day to be the best."...
Evelyn Joyce Vore (07/04/08)
Evelyn Joyce Vore Evelyn Joyce Vore, 78, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Vore was a native of Lincoln County. She was a homemaker, an active member of the Lifesong Family Church, and a member of the Meals on Wheels organization. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus Malone and Clara Prosser; sisters, Marjorie Wakefield and Glenda Peek; and brother, Clayton Malone.
Bobby Mitchell Hardin (07/04/08)
Bobby Mitchell Hardin Bobby Mitchell Hardin, 66, of Fayetteville, N.C., died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Mr. Hardin was a graduate of Jones Training School, Lewisburg. He was a retired Army command sergeant major.
Sidney Parks (07/04/08)
Sidney Parks Sidney Parks, 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Parks was a native of Giles County. He served in the Tennessee National Guard, was a farmer and retired from Heil-Quaker corporation.