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Stories from Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Hospital's first baby is Lewisburg girl (07/23/08)
School System to hold new/transfer student registration (07/23/08)
The Marshall County School System will hold new/transfer student registration on Thursday, July 24, from noon to 2:30 p.m. Kindergarten through sixth grade students in the Lewisburg area and Pre-Kindergarten students will register at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle. Seventh and eighth graders will register at Lewisburg Middle School, and ninth through twelfth grade students will register at Marshall County High School...
Celebration held in Halls Mill (07/23/08)
It's more than a community club -- it's a community. And it's just east of the Marshall County border near Chapel Hill. The Triangle Community Club in Halls Mill is where residents of the area gather for meetings, picnics, dancing and more. And last weekend, they got together for the community center, not just at it...
Stacey recommends Crowell to chair River Agency (07/23/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Marshall County man who's been leading a five-county river watershed agency that holds quarterly board meetings here says he won't continue as chairman and he recommends a Shelbyville man as his successor. Freddie Stacey, a well-known homebuilder in Marshall County, has been chairman of the Duck River Development Agency for about 5-6 year. He doesn't remember exactly how many, but he remembers well the days in his youth when he'd catch catfish in the river...
Local GOP women campaign for McCain (07/23/08)
The Republican Women of Marshall County are gearing up to campaign for the GOP's presumptive nominee, John McCain. Last Thursday at their dinner meeting at Shoney's in Lewisburg, they distributed McCain pins and bumper stickers. Yard signs will be given out at the next meeting...
Sun, water pose risks to eye health (07/23/08)
NASHVILLE - Summertime activities can be fun but they can also place your eyes at an increased risk for long-term damage from the sun, or perhaps worse. After 40 years of wearing contact lenses, Warren Cline recently learned that his "casual at best" cleaning practices led to a devastating outcome: the loss of eyesight in his left eye...
Journalists receive honors from AP, TPA (07/23/08)
NASHVILLE -- The journalist providing recent reports to the Marshall County Tribune on the murder trial of a woman who shot a former Lewisburg man has received a top, statewide award for investigative reporting. Shelbyville Times-Gazette staff writer Brian Mosely was honored Saturday by the Tennessee Associated Press with its Malcolm Law Memorial Award for Investigative Reporting because of his stories last December on the influx of Somali refugees to Bedford County...
Marshall 4Hers become UT students for a week (07/23/08)
Junior High Academic Conference is an educational program on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This year's event was held through the week of June 10 through 13. Participants received intensive training in their 4H project areas under the supervision of university scientists and specialists and explored related career opportunities. The conference provided a variety of rewarding and fun-filled experiences in classroom, outdoor and laboratory settings...
College 'Right Start' program (07/23/08)
COLUMBIA - Columbia State Community College's Academic Success Center, Student Development Department and Enrollment Management committee have developed the "Right Start" program to help students start their college careers in the best possible way. The program is designed to encourage new degree-seeking students to complete their application and all requirements early, then complete an orientation session which is followed by an advising session, available throughout the summer...
Smokin' tractors bring big green (07/23/08)
Cook's retrial set for autumn (07/23/08)
A deadlocked jury has resulted in a mistrial in the case against Ashley Cook, who is charged with the murder of Bill Ross. Cook, 23, is charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the Feb. 14, 2007, murder of Ross, a Shelbyville car salesman...
Phoebe gets a freebie (07/23/08)
County tax rate hike may be 25 (07/23/08)
Marshall County's Budget Committee is considering a 25-cent property tax rate hike to pay debt and, while a significant part of it is for schools, it doesn't cover increased operating costs. Such a rate hike would more than double the amount of money dedicated from property tax revenue to repay money borrowed for computers, related technology, construction of additions and structures...
On the road to Virginia (07/23/08)
The Moore County Girls AAU 14 and Under Basketball team is headed for Hampton, Virginia to play in the AAU Division II Nationals. After tying for fifth place in 13 and under competition last year, this year's Moore County team has aspirations of bringing home the first place honors...
Marshall girls finish third in state (07/23/08)
The Marshall County Little League Girls 11 and12-year-old All-Stars faced some of the toughest competition of any team in the post-season in Morristown at the Little League State Tournament and came up just short, finishing in third place after winning their first two ballgames...
12-year-old boys claim Ripken state title (07/23/08)
The twelve-year-old Marshall County Little League boys' All-Star team, managed by Steve Hobbs, won the Cal Ripken State Title last weekend in Bristol. Hobbs and his squad move on the Cal Ripken Southeastern Regional Tournament in Matthews, N.C. starting tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. versus a team from Mobile, Ala. The opening round game will be broadcast on WJJM and will be called by Brett Wiles and Richard Medley...