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Stories from Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Local GOP women meet (08/27/08)
The Republican Women of Marshall County held their McCain kickoff meeting last Thursday night at Shoney's. A large turnout, including some of the Republican men, listened to guest speaker Lou Ann Zelenik, from the Victory 08 McCain campaign in Murfreesboro. She spoke of John McCain during the time he was a prisoner of war; his values, integrity and honesty. Zelenik also talked about what a great first lady Cindy McCain would be, and about the McCains' family...
Wiles settling in as new executive (08/27/08)
Marshall County's new executive director of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board sums up his first couple of months on the job in a few words. "It's been a lot of meeting people," Mike Wiles said recently while talking about getting acclimated to his new position serving Marshall County and its four municipalities...
JECDB committee debates exec's goals (08/27/08)
Leaders of the Joint Economic and Community Development Board in Marshall County are considering performance standards against which their full board might be judging the man they hired as an executive director late last spring. For the full story, see Wednesday's Tribune...
Hard times lead to crimes (08/27/08)
Hard economic times appear to have provoked some of the crimes reported last Thursday to the Lewisburg Police Department. The most dramatic incident happened last Thursday when two men hired by Massey Motors in Lawrenceburg came to 1175 Franklin Avenue with a wrecker to repossess a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup...
TVA Announces Major Fuel Cost Increase (08/27/08)
The Tennessee Valley Authority has announced that electric bills for consumers of Lewisburg Electric System and Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, as well as those for all electric consumers in the Tennessee Valley, will increase effective with meter readings taken on and after Oct. 1, due to a major adjustment in its quarterly fuel cost adjustment and a small base rate increase...
City ready for Impact Week (08/27/08)
Impact Week is designed to help raise awareness about Impact Center and their participants. During the week, local restaurants will be using special placemats that are an adapted version of the Impact Center's newsletter. In one corner of the placemat there will be an invitation to make a tax-deductible gift. Gifts will be collected at the restaurants in special mailboxes with covers decorated by Impact Center participants...
ID theft alleged in indictments (08/27/08)
A Shelbyville woman was indicted on identity theft charges last week by a Marshall County grand jury which named a dozen victims in and around Lewisburg.
Chancellor wants cattle on the moo-ve! (08/27/08)
A Marshall County cattleman has been directed by the Chancery Court here to deliver 1,875 head of cattle to a Texas feed yard company as a result of an agreed order arising from litigation brought by Texas businessmen. Attorneys in Tennessee representing both sides declined to comment on Monday, but the complaint and order indicate that Chancellor J.B. Cox's directive may have resolved a dispute by the end of this week, assuming the cattle drive is completed as agreed...
Tax hike OK'd, schools denied delay (08/27/08)
Before raising the property tax rate to repay debt, the Marshall County Commission on Monday rejected a second request for more time to allow the School Board could adjust its spending plan. For the full story, see Wednesday's Tribune.
Forrest Middle remains unbeaten (08/27/08)
The Forrest Middle School Rockets remained undefeated on the season (3-0) with an impressive 32-16 win over Eagleville in Chapel Hill last Thursday night. For the full story, see Friday's Tribune.
Rockets rout Riverside Christian in season opener (08/27/08)
The Forrest Rockets shook off some early game jitters before putting up 33 points in a 14-minute span in the first half, routing Riverside Christian Academy (RCA) 46-0 in the school's initial game at their new field in Fayetteville. For the full story, see Friday's Tribune...