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Stories from Friday, August 15, 2008

'Overjoyed' Wade new principal at MES (08/15/08)
Deborah Wade was "overjoyed" when she heard that the new director of schools, Dr. Stan Curtis, had decided to make her principal of Marshall Elementary School. She says, "It's a blessing for me to be back with our future -- our little ones -- to prepare them for everything in our beautiful world that is to come."...
Forrest alum brings Olympics to life (08/15/08)
Second graders at Chapel Hill Elementary School received a lesson last week about the history of the Olympic torch, but more importantly one about the true meaning of friendship. With the start of the 2008 Beijing Games set to open, Mrs. Betsy Bishop coordinated a special presentation on Thursday, Aug. ...
Births (08/15/08)
Charlotte Rose Liggett Joe and Paige Liggett are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Rose, on July 5, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Charlotte's grandparents are Brenda Pierce of Columbia, and Sam and Betsy Shelton and Tim and Carol Liggett, all of Lewisburg. Great-grandparents are Madelyn Shelton, Jack and Mary Jo Liggett, and Donna Yoes, all of Lewisburg...
Engagement: Hill-Koster (08/15/08)
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hill, Jr. of Lewisburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Katherine Hill, to Brian Christopher Koster of Charleston, W.Va.
Anniversary: Walker (08/15/08)
Alvin and Shirley Walker celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on Thursday, August 14. They were married in 1955 in Lafayette, N.J. and now live in Lewisburg. The Walkers have four sons, seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. What's their secret for staying together? "Never go to bed mad at each other," replied Shirley...
Wedding: Henderson-Jones (08/15/08)
Heather Lynn Henderson and Matthew Landon Jones were married on June 14, 2008, at Crieve Hall Church of Christ in Nashville with Bill Watkins officiating. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald T. Henderson of Brentwood; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Jones of Cleveland, Tn...
Housing Authority holds block party (08/15/08)
More than 200 parents and students met on Silver Street at the George W. Turner Center in Lewisburg to celebrate education and the start of the school year for students.
Sugar on dirt? That won't be sweet (08/15/08)
A college bookstore had two signs over separate checkout lines. One sign said cash. The other said checks. Students paid with greenbacks in one line and cashiers at the other line accepted bank checks. For the full commentary, see Friday's Tribune.
Obituaries (08/15/08)
Harold Austin Wheeler Mr. Harold Austin Wheeler, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008 at his home in Lewisburg. Mr. Wheeler was a native of Lake Station, Ind., where he retired as an Emergency Medical Technician, a firefighter and EMS director for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of New Chicago...
Briefs (08/15/08)
Parents who plan to home school their children for the 2008-'09 school year must register with the Marshall County Board of Education, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg, today if they have not done so. The Berlin Volunteer Fire Department is beginning its door-to-door campaign. To help, call 359-8594 or 359-4502...
Sambo's Barbecue beer permit on hold (08/15/08)
CHAPEL HILL -- A barbecue proprietor's request for a permit to sell beer with sandwiches must wait another week because the town's attorney wasn't asked to attend the Beer Board meeting to be held next Wednesday morning.
Landfill expansion 'will affect all of us' (08/15/08)
The City Council's monthly "public input" period Tuesday night became an impromptu forum on the landfill expansion.
Reaction mixed to 2-hour limit (08/15/08)
There's a mixed bag of reactions to the idea of posting "2-hour parking limit" signs around Lewisburg's public square, an issue raised by the Downtown Alliance of property owners, merchants and other businesses here.
Brangenberg denied parole (08/15/08)
Parole has been denied for Cornersville's former city administrator who pleaded guilty to a theft charge in early December 2006. For the full story, see Friday's Tribune.
City rejects landfill offer (08/15/08)
Lewisburg's City Council voted Tuesday to retain jurisdiction over a proposed landfill expansion plan before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 100 area residents representing both sides of the issue. For the full story, see Friday's Tribune.
Rockets rip Richland (08/15/08)
The Forrest Middle School Rockets opened up the football season in Marshall County Tuesday night, rocking the Richland Middle School Raiders 36-6 in front of a packed house in Chapel Hill.